Brian Tyree Henry - Updated Apr 2024

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Brian Tyree Henry


Brian Tyree Henry is a popular American Actor. Brian Tyree Henry is widely known for portraying the role of Alfred ‘Paper Boi’ Miles in the television series titled Atlanta from 2016 to 2022.

Early Life and Childhood

Brian Tyree Henry was born on March 31, 1982, in the city of Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States. His age is 40 years as of 2023 and raised partly in Washington D.C.

Similarly, he is American by nationality and Christian by religion. Moreover, his zodiac sign is Aries as per his date of birth.

His father’s name is Tony Henry and his mother’s name is Willow Dean Kearse. His father was in the military and his mother was an educator by profession. However, he has four sisters but their names are not available.

Steve Rodriguez – Education

Regarding his educational background, there is no information available on the web regarding his school. He might have done his schooling at a community school in Fayetteville. He graduated from Morehouse College in Atlanta and received a master’s degree from Yale School of Drama.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to his career, Brian Tyree Henry started his career on the stage, appearing in several plays and musicals. In 2011, he made his Broadway debut as a member of the original cast of the musical The Book of Mormon. He made his feature film debut in the comedy film titled Puerto Ricans in Paris in 2015.

Similarly, in 2016, he gained popularity when he portrayed the role of Alfred ‘Paper Boi’ Miles in the comedy-drama series titled Atlanta. He played the role of Tavis Brown in the HBO comedic series titled Vice Principals from 2016 to 2017. In 2017, he played the role of Ricky in the NBC drama series titled This Is Us.

Furthermore, in 2018, he made his film debut, starring in seven films. He played the role of Jamal Manning in Steve McQueen’s heist thriller film titled Widows. He also appeared in movies such as If Beale Street Could Talk, Hotel Artemis, and White Boy Rick in the same year. That same year, he played Jefferson Davis in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

Likewise, in 2019, he starred in movies such as Joker, Don’t Let Go, Child’s Play, The Outside Story, and Superintelligence. During this time, he was also featured in series like BoJack Horseman, Room 104, and Drunk History. He was also seen in animated series like HouseBroken in 2021 and Big Mouth in 2022.

In addition, in 2021, he portrayed Bernie Hayes in Godzilla vs. Kong and Phastos in Marvel Studios’ Eternals. In 2022, he co-starred with Brad Pitt in the action-comedy film Bullet Train. He played mechanic James Aucoin alongside Jennifer Lawrence in the film Causeway in 2022.

Brian Tyree Henry

Caption: Brian Tyree Henry with his co-stars. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Brian Tyree Henry is not promoting anything or collaborating with any brands. No information is available on the internet regarding the products he has supported. Moreover, in the coming days, we may see him collaborating with some brands and supporting their products.

Awards and Nomination

Brian Tyree Henry has not won any kind of awards and hasn’t received any prestigious title yet. However, he was nominated for several awards such as Primetime Emmy Award, Tony Award, Critics’ Choice Television Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Academy Award, etc. Additionally, his talent will lead him to several awards in the future.

Steve Rodriguez – Net Worth 2023

Henry has an estimated net worth of approximately around $1.6 million but his salary is unknown. Similarly, his major source of income is his acting profession. He is a hard-working guy and is active in his career to raise his net worth in the future.

Brian Tyree Henry

Caption: Brian Tyree Henry posing for the photo. Source: Instagram

Relationship Status

Henry may be single and not dating anyone right now. Also, he hasn’t been married before and has no previous relationships or engagements. Moreover, he has no children and enjoying his single life. Similarly, there is no indication on his social media that he is in a relationship.


Henry is always concerned with his professional life and stays away from any rumors or controversies that would hamper his professional career. Furthermore, he avoids the media and avoids engaging in any controversial situations that can damage his reputation.

Body Measurements

Talking about his height he is 6 Feet 2 inches tall and weighs 118kg. Similarly, he has a beautiful pair of black eyes and hair. Moreover, his accurate body measurements are unknown but his dress size is 8 and his shoe size is 12(US).

Brian Tyree Henry

Caption: Brian Tyree posing for the photo. Source: Instagram

Brian Tyree Henry – Social Media

Henry is active on Instagram, where he has 335k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @briantyreehenry. Similarly, his Facebook account is @BrianTyreeHenry and he has 20k followers.