Brandon Flynn

Brandon Flynn - Updated Mar 2023

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Updated On March 26, 2023

Miami, Florida, USA
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Miami, Florida, USA

Brandon Flynn is an American actor. Brandon Flynn shot to immense fame for this role in the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why“. He is also thrilled to have the opportunity to be a role model for “any gay boy at home.”

Early Life and Childhood

Brandon Flynn was born on October 11, 1993, and is currently 29 years old. He hails from Miami, Florida, and his zodiac sign is Libra. Talking about his family, Brandon’s mother’s name is Debbie Flynn.

But there is no reveal of the identity of his father. Nevertheless, he has shared childhood photos featuring his father on his Instagram account.

Likewise, he also has a sister named Danielle who helped him become an uncle. He also has another sister but has not shared her name. Brandon often shows off his old childhood photographs with his family members on them.

Regarding his educational journey, Brandon attended high school at the New World School of the Arts in Miami. He then graduated from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University in New Jersey in the year 2016.

He got a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts. Furthermore, Brandon is of American nationality and he is Jewish. 

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Caption: Brandon Flynn posing for a photo with his sisters. Source: Instagram

Relationship Status

Brandon Flynn is openly gay. The media celebrated his coming-out story in September 2017.

It was when he shared an Instagram post protesting against an aerial message over Sydney, Australia, which had broadcast a push for a “no” vote on the non-binding plebiscite to legalize same-sex marriage in Australia.

However, the truth is, that Brandon never explicitly came out. Regarding this matter, Brandon says:

“Even though I didn’t ever come out to the public, in a weird way, I just one day read an article where I came out in the terms that they wanted me to come out.”

Following this reveal, Brandon began dating singer Sam Smith in the year 2017. However, the couple eventually split in July 2018.

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Caption: Brandon Flynn posing for a photo with his ex-lover Sam Smith. Source: People

Brandon Flynn – Body Measurements

Brandon Flynn stands tall at a height of approximately 1.8 meters or 5 feet 9 inches. Similarly, his weight is around 156.5 lbs or 71 kgs.

Furthermore, Brandon has a chest size of 40 inches, a bicep size of 14 inches, and a waist size of 32 inches. Brandon has mesmerizing blue eyes and brown hair color.

Professional Life

Brandon Flynn is an actor by profession. His first role was at the young age of ten years. For his first role, Brandon starred as Mr. Smee in a musical version of Peter Pan.

Moreover, he became an active actor in the year 2015. His on-screen debut was the role of Mike, the Intern in the TV series BrainDead in the year 2016.

Following this, Brandon appeared in the short film Home Movies in the year 2017. He also appeared as Johnny in the 2018 short film Binge. In the year 2019, he starred in 3 episodes of True Detective in the role of Ryan Peters.

Brandon then had his breakthrough role in the Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why. For this series, Brandon played the character, Justin Foley.

Justin is the onscreen lover of Alisha Boe’s character, Jessica Davis. Moving on, Brandon Flynn has a net worth estimation of approximately $3 million dollars.

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Caption: Brandon Flynn appears on the cover of the Netflix series ’13 Reasons Why. Source: Instagram

More Details

Furthermore, Brandon starred in a Vineyard Theatre musical called Kid Victory. He worked on this project in the year 2017 and Kid Victory was the Off-Broadway production of John Kander and Greg Pierce.

His character in this project was Luke. Although this was a musical production, Brandon’s character doesn’t sing, unlike the rest of the characters in the show.

Prior to these roles, Brandon Flynn had acted in various commercials and films. He played the role of a reporter for CWW’s FL Kidcare Health. He also appeared as a principal on Sirens and Sid on Lost and Gone Forever.

The young actor has also acted in eleven plays. Among them, some plays he has acted in are Much Ado About Nothing and The Crucible.

Furthermore, in February 2018, Brandon joined the third season of True Detective as Ryan Peters. He appeared in a recurring capacity. Likewise, from 2017 to 2020, Brandon Flynn portrayed the role of Justin Foley in the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why.

For this series, Brandon worked alongside actors and actresses including Alisha Boe, Dylan Minnette, Katherine Langford, Christian Navarro, Justin Prentice, Miles Heizer, and Ross Butler among many others.

Similarly, his most project while writing this biography is his role as Henry Osgood in Ratched in the year 2020. The same year, Brandon Flynn also made his feature film acting debut in the indie film Looks That Kill.

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Caption: Brandon Flynn posing for a photo with the co-stars of ’13 Reasons Why’, Ross Butler and Alisha Boe. Source: Instagram

Brandon Flynn – Social Media

Talking about his social media presence, Brandon Flynn joined Twitter in July 2017 and so far has over 69K followers on his @brandonflynn account.

Likewise, his username on Instagram is @brandonflynn. This account boasts 596 post shares and more than 6.3 million followers while writing this biography.