Jack McBrayer: Five Fast Facts

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Jack McBrayer

When an actor combines acting with comedy, it is usually fun to watch. Jack McBrayer is that actor who combines both with ease plus pretty much more. Your favorite memory of him might be in the television series 30 Rock or as the IT nerd guy who came to fix Mariah Carey’s computer in Touch My Body music video. Here are five fast facts about him you should know.

1. Jack McBrayer was born in Macon

Jack McBrayer was born on 27 March 1973 in Macon, Georgia, United States to Betty McBrayer. He is 48 years old. Jack was partly raised in Macon and Conyers Georgia. He attended Heritage High School in Conyers and it was during this period he picked interest in the show business.

Jack attended University of Evansville, Evansville, Indiana where he studied Theater Management, graduating in 1995. After his graduation, he worked at Applebee’s restaurant, where he earned an employee of the month award in at some point. It was as though he was tailor-made for waiter job. Jack also worked briefly at The Second City and IO Theater in Chicago where he met Tina Fey who gave him a chance in the series “30 Rock”.

2. Jack McBrayer starred in the series “30 Rock”

Jack McBrayer made his television debut on CBS television drama “Early Edition” in 1999. A year after, he appeared in an uncredited role on NBC late-night talk show “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”. In 2004, Jack made his film debut in “Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story as Stuart Applebaum.

Between 2005 and 2006, he was on Fox television sitcom “Arrested Development”. Jack also appeared in “The Baxter”. His breakout role came when he appeared in 138 episodes of the NBC television sitcom “30 Rock” created by Tina Fey. Jack played the role of Kenneth Parcell, making a bold claim that he was born to entertain.

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Jack played the voice role of Irving in 36 episodes of “Phineas and Ferb” from 2009 to 2015. He also played a voice role on animated television series on Disney XD “Wander Over Yonder” in 79 episodes. As a voice artist, Jack offered his voice in many television series which include “Big Mouth”, “Milo Murphy’s Law”, “The Lion Guard” and “Amphibia”.

Jack McBrayer has also made a mark in theater plays. He appeared in the Broadway production of “Crazy for You” in 2017 and in 2019 he portrayed the role of Ogie Anhorn in West End Theater for the production of “Waitress”. He has also performed at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York, Los Angeles, and ImprovOlympic in Chicago.

Jack’s imagination in Mariah Carey’s music video as an IT guy who suddenly forgot he came to fix computers deserves worthy mention as one of the funniest roles he has played on screen.

3. The actor is not married – is he gay?

They say women love men who can make them laugh, but Jack McBrayer is still single or perhaps isn’t he funny enough? No one has claimed any romantic tie with the actor and he has not claimed any romantic tie with anyone too. However, there are indications that he could be gay.

His close friendship with co-actor Alexander Skarsgard has even intensified the gay rumors. The duo has been seen a couple of times together most notably at the SAG Awards in January 2018. And they also stormed the Golden Globes Awards and the Emmy Awards in 2017 together. This is not a final nail on the coffin carrying the rumors that he is gay. He hasn’t responded to any of these rumprs; maybe because he is guilty, or because you have no right questioning his sexuality.

4. Jack McBrayer has a big net worth

Actors who play in the big league show the result of their hard work in their net worth which is not all the time. For an actor like Jack McBrayer, he plays in the lower rungs of the big league and he has 6 million dollars to show for it. His stream of income comes from films and television series, comedy and theater plays. This among might even be an underated sum. He could be worth a lot more.

He is still very active in Hollywood, with the opportunity of making more money very possible.

5. He is 1.79 meters tall

Jack McBrayer is 1.79 meters tall (that is 5 feet 10½ inches). His hair color is dark brown, he doesn’t have tattoos and there are no piercings. He has been nominated in different award categories but has only one award in 2008 which is  the group award for the cast by the Screen Actors Guild Awards for an Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in the Comedy Series “30 Rock”.

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