Brad Falchuk is a well-known American screenwriter, director and producer. Brad Falchuk famous as part of the RIB trio with Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan.
Brad Falchuk was born on March 1, 1971 and he is currently 50 years old. Brad hails from Newton, Massachusetts, USA and his zodiac sign is Pisces. Also, his full name is Bradley Douglas Falchuk and his parents are Jewish. If we talk more about his family, Brad’s mother is Nancy Falchuk. Nancy served as the national president of the Hadassah Women’s Zionist Organization of America from 2007 to 2011. Likewise, Brad has a brother named Evan Falchuk and a sister Aimee Frances Falchuk.
During high school, Brad tried to stand out from his classmates. Brad also wore a tie to school every day. Similarly, Brad also played baseball, basketball, and lacrosse when he was young. Regarding this matter, Brad said:
“I’ve always tried to look smart because I didn’t feel smart.”
In reality, Brad suffered from undiagnosed dyslexia. In 1993 Brad Falchuk graduated from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Brad later also completed his master’s degree at the AFI Conservatory.
career and working life
Professionally, Brad Falchuk is a television writer, director and producer. Brad is best known as the co-creator of Joy. It’s the comedy-drama TV series he created with Ryan Murphy. The duo also contributed pose, American Horror Storyand scream queens. Brad is also the writer and executive producer of the TV series Nip/tuck.
His journey as a writer began with Mutant X in 2001. Brad also wrote for the same year Earth: Final Conflict. Two years later, Brad became the writer for Veritas: The Search in 2003. That same year, Brad was also hired to work on the first season of Nip/tuck.
While working on the latter, Brad developed a close bond and partnership with series creator Ryan Murphy. Since then, Fulcuk and Murphy have collaborated on several projects. The duo also wrote a TV pilot called Very pretty. It’s about a transgender gynecologist and the FX network bought the pilot in 2008. However, they didn’t choose it as a series.
As Nip/Tuck approached its sixth and final season, the writing duo teamed up with Ian Brennan. At the time, Ian had written a screenplay about high school show choirs. The three worked together to present Fox Broadcasting Company with an hour-long comedy about a glee club. This project was successful and became a TV show Joy. The three received two Writers Guild of America Award nominations for Best Comedy Series and Best New Series.
After the early success of joy, 20th Century Fox Television signed Brad to a two-year, seven-figure deal. This deal included further work on joy and developing other projects for the studio.
American Horror Story
In 2011, Brad has contributed American Horror Story. It is the FX horror drama anthology series. Brad again worked with Ryan Murphy on this project. This series stars popular actors like Jessica Lange, Dylan McDermott and Connie Britton. This series also received nominations for 17 Primetime Emmy Awards in 2012 and 15 Primetime Emmys in 2013. Brad Falchuk was nominated for Outstanding Miniseries or Movie in both years.
Then in 2014, American Horror Story was again nominated for 17 Primetime Emmy Awards. This time Brad Falchuk was nominated for Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special.
Brad also served as an executive producer American crime thriller. He also worked alongside Ryan Murphy this time. The trio – Brad, Ryan and Ian – also created Fox’s horror comedy series scream queens. This series starred popular stars like Emma Roberts, Abigail Breslin, Lea Michele, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Keke Palmer.
Then, in March 2019, Brad signed a four-year overall deal with Netflix. He signed the deal through his production company Brad Falchuk Teley-Vision to develop, write, produce and direct a new series.
In 1997, Brad co-founded the art education non-profit Young Storytellers. He did this as a student at the American Film Institute. Brad also worked with Mikkel Bondesen and Andrew Barrett. They did this in response to cuts in funding for creative arts programs in the Los Angeles Unified School District. The author is currently a member of the advisory board of Young Storytellers.
Also, Brad’s brother Evan Falchuk is the founder of the United Independent Party. Evan was also a candidate for governor in the 2014 Massachusetts gubernatorial election.
Then, in 2008, the writer was diagnosed with a serious problem with his spinal cord by his father and brother’s medical consulting firm. After emergency spinal surgery, Brad made a full recovery. Likewise, Brad’s experience inspired parts of the joy Episode “Wheels”.
Brad Falchuk started dating Suzanne Bukinik in 1994. Suzanne was a TV producer and Brad’s first wife. The couple married in 2002 and have two children together. One of their children is a son named Brody. Later, in 2013, the couple filed for divorce after 11 years of marriage.
Brad Falchuk then began dating actress Gwyneth Paltrow in 2014. The lovers met on the set of joy in 2010. Brad and Gwyneth went public with their relationship in April 2015. This was after months of speculation at a birthday party.
On January 8, 2018, Brad and Gwyneth announced their engagement. That same year, in July, the lovers announced that they would exchange vows in a private and small wedding in September 2018. As announced, the couple had their wedding on September 29, 2018 in The Hamptons, New York, on Long Island.
Brad Falchuk stands about tall height of 6 feet and his body weight is about 79 kg or 174 lbs. Aside from his, there is no further information on Brad’s other body measurements including his chest-waist-hips measurements, dress size, shoe size, biceps, etc. Also, the author has brown hair and blue eyes.
Social Media and Wealth
Regarding the screenwriter’s social media presence, Brad Falchuk is available at Instagram under the username @bradfalchuk. So far, Brad has shared exactly 129 posts and gained more than 119,000 followers on his personal account. Additionally, Brad joined Twitter in June 2010 and has over 101.5k followers on his @bfalchuk account to date. Brad has a net worth of $30 million, and his wife Gwyneth Paltrow has one net worth of $150 million.