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Wes Brown


Wes Brown is a talented actor, producer, and director from the United States. Wes Brown is best recognized for his role as vampire slayer Luke McDonald on the second season of “True Blood” (HBO 2008-14).

Early Life

Wes Brown was born in Fort Worth, Texas, the United States, on January 26, 1982. His birth name is James Wesley Brown and holds American nationality. According to the astrological chart, he has a birth sign of Aquarius and is currently 42 years old as of 2024. Meanwhile, he belongs to a mixed ethnicity of English-Italian descent.

He was born to an English father James Brown and his Italian mother Peggy Brown. Further, Wes was raised in Baton Rouge Louisiana by his parents along with his sister whose name is et unknown.

Wes Brown – Education

He received his early schooling from a local high school in Baton Rouge Louisiana. Later, he enrolled at Louisiana State University and completed her graduation.

Professional Career

After completing his graduation, Wes Brown relocated to Los Angeles and began working in commercials. Before making an appearance on the big screen, he made his television debut appearing in the miniseries “Beach Girls” in 2005.

He received a major break from his home state role when he performed in the Jerry Bruckheimer-produced 2006 sports drama film “Glory Road,” which was shot on location in Southern Louisiana.

That same year, he appeared in another movie called “We Are Marshall” playing the role of Chris Griffen. In 2007, he appeared in one of the episodes of the TV series “CSI: Miami” playing the role of Brian Partney.

Caption: The poster of TV series, True Blood (Source: Amazon)

He rose to fame after he played the role of Luke McDonald in the HBO hit vampire series “True Blood.” In the series, he played the character of Luke a former football player with a vengeance against vampires, appearing in a total of seven episodes.

He is also recognized for his recurrent roles as Judson Lyons in “Hart of Dixie” and Ryan Kerrigan in “Private Practice.” Moreover, he has appeared in nine Hallmark Channel films, including Love’s Everlasting Courage and Love Begins in 2011, Christmas Cookies in 2016, “Christmas at Graceland” in 2018, and “Wedding at Graceland” in 2019. He has also featured in “CSI: Miami,” “Criminal Minds,” “NCIS,” “Scandal,” and “Desperate Housewives.”

Brown was cast as Julian Bowers in the NBC primetime thriller “Deception” in 2012. He also appeared as Taylor in the fifth season of The CW’s “90210.” He made his guest appearance as Gaston on Once Upon a Time in 2016 and Darren in “Twin Peaks” in 2017.

Wes Brown – Net Worth 2024

Brown must have made a good fortune from his professional career, but he has not disclosed his actual salary or other sources of income. However, according to other reports, this actor’s net worth as of 2022 is about $1 million.

Relationship Status

In 2008, Wes Brown married Amanda Moye Brown. There is no information about when and how they initially met. In front of their family and friends, the couple exchanged vows. The couple is blessed with a daughter named Merribeth Brown. The family is presently living together and spending precious time together.

Caption: Wes Brown’s family photo (Source: Pinterest)

Brown has been effective in keeping himself out of speculations and issues in both his personal and professional life.

Body Measurements

The handsome actor is 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs an average. Meanwhile, he has hazel eyes with black hair colour while his other body measurements are unknown.

Wes Brown – Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@wesbrown225’ there are over 100k followers. Likewise, there are 571 followers on his Twitter page ‘@WesBrown2192’ and over 4.8k followers on his official Facebook page.