Brandon ‘James’ Routh is a really popular American actor in movies and television. He is best known for his excellent performance in Superman Returns (2006) as the titular superhero. He is also famous for his roles in Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (2011) as Dylan Dog, Chuck (2010-2011) as Daniel Shaw, Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008) as Bobby Long and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) as Todd Ingram.

Quick Info
Full NameBrandon James Routh
Date of BirthOctober 9, 1979
Birth PlaceDes Moines, Iowa, U.S.
Parent(s)Ronald Ray Routh and Catherine LaVaughn.
Age41 years
Height6 feet 2.5 inch (1.89 m)
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Courtney Ford (m. 2007)
Children1 (Leo James)
Net worthUS $5 million

Early Life and Bio

Brandon was born on the 9th of October, 1979 in Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America (USA). His father’s name was Ronald Ray Routh and his mother’s name was Catherine LaVaughn. His father worked as a carpenter and his mother worked as a teacher. He grew up in Norwalk and was really interested in playing trumpet, and piano. He has a sister named Sara Routh who is a musician and composer. He has two other siblings. His brother is a police officer. He was also really keen on acting from a very young age.

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Nationality and Physical Stats

Brandon Routh is currently 41 years old. He has an athletic body with a height of 6 feet 2 and a half inch or 1.89 m and a weight of 96 kg or 212 lbs. Similarly, the size of his chest is 46 inches, biceps is 16 inches and waist is 34 inches. He has a tall and muscular body.

Brandon’s nationality is American and his ethnicity is mixed as he is of English, Scottish and German descent. He has black hair and the color of his eyes is dark brown. The size of his shoes is unknown.

His zodiac sign is Libra.

Education: Schooling and University

Brandon Routh studied at Norwalk High School. After graduating from his high school education, he attended the University of Iowa to study Scottish literature. He dropped out of the university before completing his education just after a year.

Personal Life: Wife

There are no records of his past relationships before Courtney Ford. He is currently married to an actress named Courtney Ford. The couple met at the Lucky Strikes Lane Bar in Hollywood, where Brandon worked as a bartender. They soon got in a relationship in 2003. After three years of being in the relationship, they got engaged in August 2006 and finally got married at the El Captain Ranch in Santa Barbara in November 2007. They were blessed with a son named Leo James in August 2012.



Brandon Routh made his movie debut in 2006 in the psychological thriller movie Karla as Tim Peters. He soon went on to do many amazing movies like Superman Returns (2006) as Clark Kent / Superman, Fling (2008) as James, Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008) as Bobby Long, Life is Hot in Cracktown (2009) as Sizemore, Table for Three (2009) as Scott Teller, Miss Nobody (2009) as Milo Beeber, The Informers (2009) as Bruce, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) as Todd Ingram, Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (2011) as Dylan Dog, Cost of Living (2011) as Silus, Crooked Arrows (2012) as Joe Logan, 400 Days (2015) as Captain Theo Cooper, Lost in the Pacific (2016) as Mike and many more.

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Superman Returns

In this 2006 American superhero movie, Brandon has brilliantly portrayed the character of Clark Kent / Superman. The movie was directed by Bryan Singer and starred Brandon Routh, Kate Bosworth, James Marsden, Frank Langella, Eva Marie Saint, Parker Posey, Kal Penn, Sam Huntington, and Kevin Spacey. The movie was a success and grossed $391.1 million. The movie was rated 6 by IMDb.

Tv Shows

Brandon Routh started his acting career with television shows. In 1999, he guest appeared in the ABC sitcom Odd Man Out as Connor Williams. He has done more TV shows than movies. Some of his popular TV shows are One Life to Live (2001-2002) as Seth Anderson, Will & Grace (2004) as Sebastian, Awesometown (2005) as Officer Dino Wong, Chuck (2010-2011) as Daniel Shaw, Partners (2012-2013) as Wyatt Plank, Enlisted (2014) as Brandon Stone, Arrow (2014-2016, 2020) as Ray Palmer / The Atom, The Flash (2015-2016, 2019) as Clark Kent / Superman, Black-ish (2019) as Banner Copeland, Supergirl (2019) as Ray Palmer / The Atom and many other awesome TV shows.

Awards and Achievements

Brandon Routh has been nominated with 14 prestigious awards and has won 6 of them. He has been honored with awards like Scream Awards, ShoWest Awards, Teen Choice Awards, Saturn Awards, Empire Awards, IGN Awards, Detroit Film Critics Society Awards, Teen Choice Awards, and many other prestigious awards.

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What is Brandon Routh’s Net Worth?

Brandon Routh has been working very hard in the entertainment industry since 1999. He is still actively working as an actor and has earned a decent amount of money. He has a net worth of $5 million.

Social Media Presence

Brandon Routh is quite active on his social media with 1.2 million followers on Instagram (@brandonjrouth), 348.1K followers on Twitter (@BrandonJRouth), and 390K followers on Facebook (Brandon Routh).

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