Brett Jordan Dier was born on 14 February 1990, in London, Ontario, Canada, and is an actor, best known for his role in the series “Jane the Virgin” in which he plays Michael Cordero Jr. He also had recurring roles in shows such as “The L.A. Complex” and “Bomb Girls”.
The Net Worth of Brett Dier
How rich is Brett Dier? As of early-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is at $1 million, earned through a successful career in acting. He’s been active in entertainment since 2006 and has also done various film projects. As he continues his endeavors, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Career Beginnings
Growing up, Brett displayed a passion for performance as well as martial arts. He studied taekwondo and was able to reach a first dan black belt while he was studying improvisational acting. He also learned how to play several instruments, learning the Suzuki method and advancing in his piano skills at a young age. He also learned how to play the guitar; most of his skills in musical instruments were self-taught.
He started receiving various honors for all of these endeavors he was busy with. He also practiced swimming and did break dancing. His first role came in 2006 when he was cast in the television movie entitled “Family in Hiding” in which he played Matt Peterson. The following year he had more projects, including “The Secrets of Comforting House” and “Seventeen and Missing”, then in 2008 he appeared in “Every Second Counts” and also had a guest role in the series “Smallville” which is a show based on the DC Comics character Superman, and in which he played an alternate version of Clark Kent.
Rise to Fame
Dier had a small role in “Fear Itself” playing Derek Edlund; the horror television show is inspired by “Masters of Horror” and is an anthology series that ran for 13 episodes. In 2010, he appeared as a break dancer in “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” before working on “Made: The Movie” and “Meteor Storm”, which is a disaster film set in San Francisco as it gets barraged by meteors. His next notable role would be in “Mr. Young” in which he had a recurring role; the series stars Brendan Meyer and Matreya Fedor.
Brett continued to work in television projects including “Space Twister” and “Mega Cyclone”, and was then cast in another recurring role in “The L.A. Complex”, which is a Canadian series following a young actress who moves to Los Angeles and starts living in the same apartment complex with other aspiring 20 year-olds. Around the same time, he had a guest role in the show “Blackstone”, and then a lead role in the show “Ravenswood” which only aired for one season before being cancelled.
Recent Projects and Jane the Virgin
Brett gained a lot of critical acclaim for his performance in “Bomb Girls”; the show follows the story of four women who worked in a Canadian munitions factory during World War II it was only intended as a miniseries, but aired for two seasons. He gained one of his biggest roles as a detective in the series “Jane the Virgin” – the comedy show is a loose adaptation of “Juana la Virgen” and stars Gina Rodriguez as a 23 year-old virgin who becomes pregnant after an accidental artificial insemination. The show parodies a lot of tropes used in Latin telenovelas. It has been awarded numerous times throughout its run.
While working on “Jane the Virgin”, he also had a role in 2015’s “Exeter” horror film that premiered at the Glasgow Horror Film Festival. The same year it was announced that he would gain a regular role in the sitcom entitled “Schooled” playing a teacher character based on the co-creator’s favorite teacher. The show is a direct spin-off from “The Goldbergs”, and stars AJ Michalka, Tim Meadows and Bryan Callen. He began appearing in the show the following year, and also worked on the film “The New Romantic” which was released around the same time.
Personal Life and Social Media
For his personal life, it is known that Dier has been engaged to actress Haley Lu Richardson since 2018, and they have been in a relationship since 2014. She is best known for her work in projects such as “The Edge of Seventeen” and “Split” which she plays the character Claire Benoit.
Similar to numerous actors, he is highly active online through accounts on various major social media websites, including Twitter on which does a lot of promotion on his recent projects including “Schooled”, and also posts some of his day-to-day thoughts. His Instagram account is filled with personal pictures, photos of him at events, and also of himself with his fiancée. He also posts a lot of comedic content, including comedy videos and photos with some of the cast members from his shows. He also has a Facebook account which has similar posts to his other pages, but has been inactive since 2018 – his last post was referencing that some people were using a fake account under his name to try and fool people, which probably discouraged him from using Facebook further.