Alex Brightman - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 16, 2022

Alex Brightman
Profession: Actor, Singer
Best Known For: School of Rock (theatre play)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : February 5, 1987 (age 36)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Alexander Michael Brightman
Birth Place: Saratoga, California, USA
Horoscope: Aquarius
Father's Name: Alan Brightman
Mother's Name: Melissa Brightman
Siblings: N/A
High School: Bellarmine College Preparatory
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi-Jewish
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: May 19, 2017
Wife's Name: Jenny Ravitz

Body Measurements

Height: 1.67 meter (5 feet 6 inch)
Weight: 68 kg (149.91 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Alex Brightman?

Alex Brightman is an actor, singer by profession, and American by nationality. Aside from his prominent work in the musical theatre production of School of Rock, Beetlejuice the Musical, and in the film Here Today.

Alex Brightman – Age, Parents, Siblings

Alex Brightman’s birth took place on February 5, 1987, in Saratoga, California, USA. His birth name is Alexander Michael Brightman. His mother Melissa Brightman worked at a dialysis clinic and his father Alan Brightman founded Apple's Worldwide Disabilities Solutions Group. His parents are the ones who raised him. 

There are no details of his siblings if he has any.

Alex Brightman (Image: Playbill)

Education, Ethnicity

Alex Brightman went on to study at Bellarmine College Preparatory, an all-male Jesuit high school. He graduated from the same in 2005. He attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts- CAP21 musical-theater conservatory program but dropped out in 2007.

His ethnicity is Jewish.

Alex Brightman – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Alex Brightman married his longtime girlfriend Jenny Ravitz on May 19, 2017. Their wedding ceremony was held in Brooklyn. His wife works as a casting director. Ravitz has worked for the NBC series Chicago Med, Chicago P.D., and Chicago Fire.

They do not have any children yet. Also, there are no rumors of divorce surrounding the couple.

Alex Brightman and Jenny Ravitz attend the 73rd Annual Tony Awards (Image: Zimbio)

Alex Brightman – Career


In 2008 Brightman began working as an ensemble member and understudy in Broadway’s Glory Days. But the play closed after only one performance and he never got to perform in the show. Since then he has portrayed character(s) in Broadway production of Wicked (2008-2010), Big Fish (2013), Matilda the Musical (2014-2015), School of Rock (2015-2016), and Beetlejuice (2018-2020).

He also played Giuseppe Zangara in the 2017 off-Broadway show Assassins.

Films, Series

Brightman made his screen debut in 2009, his appearance being in the 2009 episodes of Important Things with Demetri Martin. This was followed by roles in the TV series Royal Pains (2011), Impractical Jokers (2016), The Good Fight (2018), Teen Titans Go! (2020), Helluva Boss (2020), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2021), DeadEndia (2021), etc.

Moreover, Alex Brightman has been credited in the films Red Hook (2009), Here Today (2021), and Belushi.

Alex Brightman in Broadway's School of Rock (Image: Playbill)


On the set of Here Today, Alex Brightman has starred alongside Nyambi Nyambi, Shiloh Verrico, Louisa Krause, Joanna P. Adler, and Susan Pourfar.

Alex Brightman – Awards, Nominations

For his work in School of Rock, he had been nominated for Fred and Adele Astaire Awards, Outer Critics Circle Award, Tony Award, Drama League Award, and four Audience Choice Awards, all in the year 2016.

In 2019 Brightman was nominated for Tony Award, Tony Award, and Audience Choice Awards for his work in Beetlejuice.

Alex Brightman – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on Brightman’s net worth and annual salary is unknown.

Alex Brightman – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On Instagram and Twitter, Alex Brightman is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook.

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