Is Brian Baumgartner married? Yes, he is. His wife’s name is Celeste Ackelson (born in 1982). They dated for a long time and finally decided to tie their knot on 26 April 2014. Their wedding ceremony was covered by several media as many of the renowned celebrities were invited. A few names were Emily Blunt, Jenna Fisher, Angela Kinsey, Oscar Nunez and John Krasinski.
Baumgartner and his wife Ackelson extended their family life by welcoming a daughter named Brylee Bea Baumgartner in 2015. Ackelson isn’t the first wife of Baumgartner as he was previously married to Julia Fisher with whom he has a daughter. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Baumgartner:
Who is Brian Baumgartner?
Born as Brian Baumgartner, he landed the planet on November 29, 1972, which makes his age be 48 years old as of 2020. By profession, he is an American actor, as well as a successful director, is best known for his role in the character as Kevin Malone in the NBC sitcom, The Office.
Early Life and Education
Baumgartner was born in 1972 and his place of birth is in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States of America. Talking about his family background, Baumgartner was born to the American parents belonging to the white ethnicity background. Regarding his education and academic achievements, he went to college-preparatory day school called ‘Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School’ (HIES) in Atlanta. For his higher education, he was enrolled at Fine Arts from Southern Methodist University from where he received his degree in 1995.
From his young days, he developed an interest in sports and dreamed of being a baseball player. His dream came to an end when he suffered from a serious leg injury. After that, he discovered a new passion for acting for which he went to National High School Institute at Northwestern University. From there, he studied the nuances of acting and sharpen his skills. He received his graduation from The Westminster Schools in 1991.
Career and Professional Life
Baumgartner initially started his acting journey by performing at multiple regional theatres like Children’s Theater Company, The Guthrie Theater, Theatre de la Jeune Lune and Berkeley Repertory Theatre. He started serving at ‘Hidden Theatre’ in Minneapolis as the artistic director. His amazing acting and artistic performance made him honored with multiple awards.
In 2001, he made his film debut by being starred in Bill Semans-directed romantic comedy film ‘Herman U.S.A as Roger. In 2003, he appeared in The Lyon’s Den for the episode The Fifth and in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation for the episode Fur and Loathing. The following year, he was starred as Was in LAX.
He continued his acting journey by being cast in Everwood, Arrested Development and Jake in Progress in 2005. He played the role of Paul Wood in the short film named Moosecock in 2006. The following year he played the role of Jim in License to Wed. Among his multiple appearances and roles, he is widely popular for his role as Kevin Malone in The Office. He appeared in the 201 episodes of the series and also contributed as the actor to the eighth season episode “After Hours” of the series.
His other acting credits include Four Christmases, Celebrity Family Feud, Into Temptation, Adventure Time, House of Good and Evil, Wilfred, Hot in Cleveland, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show, Ghostbusters: Answer the Call, Scream Queens, Disjointed, Summer Camp Island and much more.
Brian Baumgartner is married to Celeste Ackelson since April 2014. The pair welcomed their first child together as a daughter named Brylee Bea Baumgartner on February 19, 2015. With his first wife, Julia Fisher he has a daughter whose name isn’t revealed in his wiki. Brian and his spouse Celeste often make their appearance together on several events. In his free time, he loves to play golf in and around California.
American actor Brian Baumgartner stands at a tall height of 6 feet and 1 inch. He is following a healthy lifestyle and is equally interested in sports activities. It is said that his BMI calculation is a little bit more than that of average, No doubt, actor Brian is following a healthy lifestyle.
Salary and Net worth
The NBC sitcom, The Office star Baumgartner has an estimated net worth of 6 million USD. Brian is active in the film industry since 2001. His decades of experience in the acting world have made Brian become a millionaire and capable of living a luxurious life. His income is also contributed by his appearance in the music videos as well as in the various commercials.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of actor Brian Baumgartner is prepared by various wiki sites including IMDB and Wikipedia. Join him on Twitter @BBBaumgartner where he is active with more than 450k followers. He is also active on Instagram @bbbaumgartner where he is being followed by over 650k followers.