Mehcad Jason McKinley Brooks, born October 25, 1980, in Texas, is an American actor that is currently famous for his role in “Supergirl” as Jimmy Olsen. Alongside this role, he has already made into the series “Desperate Housewives” in the second season, “The Game”, “True Blood” and the TV series “Necessary Roughness”.
Born and raised in Austin, Texas, he began his early career as an underwear model for the company Calvin Klein. He started being a model at the age of fifteen.
It took some time for Mehcad Brooks to realize that he wanted to act on movies, and after a few years, he made his first appearance in a TV serie called “Do Over” (2002) and, later in the same year, “Malcolm in the Middle” (2002). But things weren’t so bright, he actually only made into one episode in both shows.
Things got brighter when he got a side role during 4 episodes of “Boston Public” (2003), as Russel Clark, but was only after his role in “Desperate Housewives” (2005-2006) that his career took a turn. During his appearance in “Desperate Housewives”, he got nominated for three awards and won one of them: Outstanding Ensemble in a Comedy Series.
Now, he is one of the main protagonists in “Supergirl” (2015-2018) and makes the role of a photographer. He hasn’t only performed in Tv shows. On the year he started his career, he also made an appearance in a movie called “Radimi: Who stole the dream” (2002), and his last movie was in 2015 (“Adulterers”).
Mehcad Brooks Personal Life
“Family is everything to me. Family and health are the two most important things to me.”
Having attended L.C. Anderson High School in Texas, Brooks grew up in texas alongside his family. He is actually the son of two famous figures: the football player Billy Brooks and the editorial writer Alberta Phillips.
He went to the university of Southern California with the intention of pursuing a career as a fashion model, but later decided that he wanted to be an actor.
He has a brother named after his father, Billy Broks Jr.
He os not gay and he has been in relationships with Maria Rogers and Serinda Swan.
Mehcad Brooks Personal Info
- Full name: Mehcad Jason McKinley Brooks
- Also called: Brooks.
- Nickname: Cad.
- Age: 36 years.
- Nationality: American.
- Date of birth: October 25, 1980.
- Occupation: actor and former fashion model.
- Home town: Austin, Texas, U.S.
- Years active: since 2002 and still active, currently in “Supergirl” as one of the main protagonists.
- Eye color: dark brown/black.
- Hair color: dark brown.
- Graduated in: L.C. Anderson High School in Texas.
- Zodiac: Scorpio.
- Mehcad Brooks Net Worth: $2 Million.
Mehcad Brooks Family Details
- Father: Billy Brooks.
- Father’s occupation: famous football player.
- Mother: Alberta Phillips.
- Mother’s occupation: editorial writer, also very famous.
- Siblings: Billy Broks Jr.
Mehcad Brooks and his body measurements
- Height: 6′ 4″ (1.93 m).
- Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg).
Some facts about Mehcad Brooks
- Before becoming an actor, he was a fashion model!
- He is a musician for hobby and plays acoustic guitar.
- Mehcad Brooks is also considered a bodybuilder and works very hard to keep his body in shape. He has given tons of interviews about bodybuilding.