Zach Braff Net Worth

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$22 Million

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Zachary Israel “Zach” Braff (created April 6, 1975) is an American actor, director and screenwriter. He returned to his home state New Jersey to shoot the movie, that has been made for $2.5 million. The film made over $35 million in the box office and was commended by critics, leading it to get a cult following. Braff wrote the movie, starred in it, and compiled the soundtrack record. He won numerous awards for his directing work, as well as won the Grammy Award for The Best Soundtrack Album in 2005.

In April 2013, Braff declared he was establishing a Kickstarter effort to boost capital to shoot a fresh movie, titled “Wish I Was Here”. Among Braff’s first roles was in High, a planned 1989 CBS television series using a cast that also contained Gwyneth Paltrow and Craig Ferguson; the television pilot never made it on air. Braff appeared in the 1990 The Baby-sitters Club, in a episode titled “Dawn Saves the Trees”. He appeared in Woody Allen’s 1993 movie Manhattan Murder Mystery. The character was Braff’s first leading part in a television show. Braff was nominated for three Golden Globes and an Emmy for his work with the show. Braff directed several episodes of Scrubs, including its one hundredth, “My Way Home”. For the show’s ninth season, Braff was a cast member for six episodes as well as functioned as among the executive producers.

Zach Braff Net Worth $22 Million Dollars

Quick Facts

Birth date: April 6, 1975
Birth place: South Orange, New Jersey, United States
Height:6 ft (1.83 m)
Profession:Actor, Film director, Voice Actor, Television producer, Television Director, Screenwriter, Film Producer
Education:Cornell University, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, Northwestern University, Columbia High School
Nationality:United States of America
Children:Juliette Feeney, Patrick Feeney, Leslie Feeney, Diane Feeney, Caroleen Feeney
Parents:Harold Irwin Braff, Anne Brodzinsky
Siblings:Adam J. Braff, Joshua Braff, Jessica Kirson, Shoshanna Braff
Awards:BET Comedy Awards, Emmy Awards, Peabody Awards
Nominations:Golden Globe Awards, Emmy Awards, Satellite Awards, Teen Choice Awards, MTV Movie Awards
Movies:“Scrubs” (2001-2010), “Garden State” (2004), “High”, “Wish I Was Here”
TV shows:“Arrested Development”, “Saturday Night Live”, “Cougar Town”, “The Exes”
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#Fact
1Zach had his Bar Mitzvah ceremony in a Conservative synagogue.
2Good friends with James Franco. James' younger brother, Dave Franco, starred as one of the new interns in the final season of Braff's show Scrubs.
3Godfather of Donald Faison's son Rocco.
4Playing J.D. in NBC's hit comedy show, Scrubs (2001). [April 2005]
5In 2012 he became the spokesman for Pur Water Filters.
6Stepbrother of New York stand-up comedienne Jessica Kirson.
7Had a small uncredited cameo as a worker in the homeless shelter in The Pursuit of Happyness (2006). That film was directed by Gabriele Muccino, who worked with Zach on The Last Kiss (2006).
8Went to film school with Janae Bakken; they now work together on Scrubs (2001).
9Close friend with Scrubs (2001) co-star Sarah Chalke.
10When he sent the script for Garden State (2004) to people, he would also send them a copy of the songs (which he handpicked) that would eventually be the soundtrack. This was in the order in which they appeared.
11His alma mater, Columbia High School, is in a town (Maplewood, NJ) adjacent to (and is a de facto rival of) Millburn, where Zach's Scrubs (2001) co-star John C. McGinley grew up and attended high school. Actress Anne Hathaway also attended Millburn High.
12The actor has cut a one-year deal with Scrubs (2001) producer ABC TV Studio that will pay him about $350,000 per episode for the 2007-2008 season.
13Some of the events in Garden State (2004) (which Braff wrote and directed) are quirky, exaggerated derivatives of occurrences in his real life.
14His right leg is an eighth of an inch longer than his left, which led to a herniated disk in late 2006.
15Directed the music video "Chariot" for singer Gavin DeGraw. Zach Braff's real-life friend and Scrubs (2001) cast mate, Donald Faison, also made a cameo in the video.
16On Scrubs (2001), Braff's character is often called by various girl's names. Ironically, his first TV role was in an after school special called CBS Schoolbreak Special (1984) (Episode: My Summer as a Girl), in which he poses as a girl to get a summer job.
17Zach's father, Harold Irwin "Hal" Braff, is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent (from a family from Austria and Russia). Zach's mother, born Anne Hutchinson Maynard, is from a family of English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry (Anne converted to Judaism). Through his mother's line, Zach is a ninth cousin of politician Mitt Romney. Zach and Mitt are both descendants of Francis Nurse (c. 1619-1695), and of his wife, Rebecca Nurse (1621-1692), a woman who was hanged in the Salem, Massachusetts, witch trials, after being falsely accused of practicing witchcraft.
18Mandy Moore accompanied him to the Golden Globes in 2006.
19Is a die-hard fan of the show Lost (2004).
20Named among Fade In Magazine's "100 People in Hollywood You Need to Know" in 2005.
21Graduated from Northwestern University with a B.A. in film
22Per his request that she contribute a song to the soundtrack of Garden State (2004), his ex-girlfriend Bonnie Somerville recorded the song "Winding Road" for the film.
23Auditioned for the role of Drue Valentine on Dawson's Creek (1998), which eventually went to Mark Matkevich.
24Attended the same high school as producer Joel Silver (Road House (1989), Die Hard (1988) and Lethal Weapon (1987)) and drummer Max Weinberg (E Street Band, Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993)).
25According to an article in The Chicago Sun-Times, when Braff won his Best First Feature Independent Spirit Award for Garden State (2004), his father jumped up from a back table in the room and yelled, "That's my kid!".
26Won a Grammy in February of 2005 for "Best Compilation Soundtrack For A Motion Picture" for Garden State (2004), on which he served as the compilation producer.
27Parents are divorced, each is remarried, and all get along with one another. Zach's "four parents" are all at Thanksgiving dinner together every year, with the four children, and the grandchildren.
28Middle brother, Joshua Braff, and oldest brother, Adam J. Braff have collaborated on screenplays for TV. Sister works in fine dining in a major hotel.
29The youngest of four children: Adam J. Braff, Joshua Braff (wife, Jill; children, Henry and Ella), and Shoshanna Braff.
30Is best friends in real life with Scrubs (2001) co-star Donald Faison, who plays Turk.
31Also attending Columbia High School at the same time was Ahmed Best, better known as the voice of Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)'s Jar Jar Binks.
32Father is an attorney, who also does stage work.
33Brother, novelist Josh Braff, wrote "The Unthinkable Thoughts of Jacob Green."
34Attended the same high school as Elisabeth Shue and Andrew Shue. In fact, he grew up around the corner from the Shue family.
35He has gained praise at film festivals for his directorial debut, Garden State (2004).
36Member of Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity at Northwestern.
37Attended the same high school and graduated the same year (1993) as R&B singer and hip-hop MC Lauryn Hill.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
In Dubious Battle2016Connor
Undateable2015TV SeriesZach
Inside Amy Schumer2014TV SeriesRob
Wish I Was Here2014Aidan Bloom
Community2014TV SeriesJ.D.
Effed!2013ShortRichie Keys
Oz the Great and Powerful2013Frank Finley
The Color of Time2012/IIAlbert
The Exes2012TV SeriesChuck Feeney
Cougar Town2012TV SeriesPizza Guy
The High Cost of Living2010Henry Welles
Scrubs2001-2010TV SeriesDr. John 'J.D.' Dorian
Scrubs: Interns2009TV SeriesJohn 'J.D.' Dorian
Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+2007Video GameChicken Little (English version, voice)
The Ex2006Tom Reilly
Chicken Little: Ace in Action2006Video GameChicken Little (voice)
The Last Kiss2006Michael
Arrested Development2005-2006TV SeriesPhillip Litt
Nobody's Watching2006TV MovieZach Braff
Kingdom Hearts II2005Video GameChicken Little (English version, voice)
Chicken Little2005Chicken Little (voice)
Chicken Little2005Video GameChicken Little (voice)
Garden State2004Andrew Largeman
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie2002TV MovieDr. John 'J.D.' Dorian
Clone High2002TV SeriesPaul Revere / X-Stream Mike
Endsville2000Dean
The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy2000Benji
Blue Moon2000Young Fred
Getting to Know You1999Wesley
CBS Schoolbreak Special1994TV SeriesTony Tammy
Manhattan Murder Mystery1993Nick Lipton
The Baby-Sitters Club1990TV SeriesDavid Cummings
High1989TV Movie

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Video Games: The Movie2014Documentary executive producer
The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz2014Documentary executive producer
Wish I Was Here2014producer
Positive Comment2010Short executive producer
Scrubs2009-2010TV Series executive producer - 13 episodes
Scrubs: Interns2009TV Series executive producer
Night Life2008TV Movie executive producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Going in Style2017completed
Self Promotion2015TV Movie
Wish I Was Here2014
Scrubs2004-2009TV Series 7 episodes
Night Life2008TV Movie
Garden State2004
Lionel on a Sunday1997Short

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Todd's Pop Song Reviews2011TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
ScrubsTV Series 1 episode, 2001 performer - 11 episodes, 2002 - 2009
Chicken Little2005performer: "We are the Champions"

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wish I Was Here2014
Garden State2004written by
Lionel on a Sunday1997Short

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Garden State2004executive soundtrack producer - uncredited

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Positive Comment2010Short this film was made possible by a generous grant from

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Barely Famous2016TV Series special thanks - 1 episode
Call This a Cry for Help2007Video very special thanks
I Will Follow You Into the Dark2004Short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sunday Brunch2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Graham Norton Show2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
MSN Exclusives2012TV SeriesHimself (2013)
Rove LA2012TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2010-2011TV SeriesHimself
Inconvenient Interviews with Risa2011Video shortHimself - interviewee
The Hour2011TV SeriesHimself
Cougar Town2010TV SeriesHimself
X-Play2010TV SeriesHimself
Zach Braff at 2010 Vail Film Festival2010Video shortHimself
Spike TV VGA Video Game Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien2009TV SeriesHimself
Söndagsparty med Filip och Fredrik2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Speechless2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Live Earth2007TV Special documentaryHimself
The 61st Annual Tony Awards2007TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Spring Awakening
Punk'd2005-2007TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night Live2007TV SeriesHimself - Host
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2001-2007TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2002-2007TV SeriesHimself
Film Independent's 2007 Spirit Awards2007TV SpecialHimself
E! Live from the Red Carpet2007TV SeriesHimself
The 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards2007TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Film '722006TV SeriesHimself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross2006TV SeriesHimself
Fashion Rocks2006TV MovieHimself
Total Request Live2006TV SeriesHimself
Hatching 'Chicken Little'2006Video documentary short
The 78th Annual Academy Awards2006TV SpecialChicken Little - Presenter: Best Animated Short Film (voice)
Hooked2006/IShortHimself
On the Set: Chicken Little2005TV MovieHimself - Host
The 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2005TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
The View2005TV SeriesHimself
I'm Still Here: Real Diaries of Young People Who Lived During the Holocaust2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 20th IFP Independent Spirit Awards2005TV Special documentaryHimself
The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards2005TV Special documentaryHimself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Television Series [Musical or Comedy]
The Making of 'Garden State'2004Video documentary shortHimself
Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade2004TV SpecialHimself
The Misbehavers2004DocumentaryHimself
The Panel2004TV SeriesHimself
Rove Live2004TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2001-2004TV SeriesHimself
Charlie Rose2004TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Anatomy of a Scene2004TV Series documentaryHimself
10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2004TV SpecialHimself
MTV Hits2002-2003TV SeriesHimself
VH1 Big in 2002 Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
The Daily Show2002TV SeriesHimself
The 28th Annual People's Choice Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show2001TV SeriesHimself
The More You Know1989TV SeriesHimself
The Masterpiece2017/IIpost-productionHimself
Barely Famous2016TV SeriesHimself
The Sixth Lead2015TV Mini-Series documentary shortZach Braff
Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf2011-2015TV SeriesHimself
Off Camera with Sam Jones2015TV SeriesHimself
Sesame Street2015TV SeriesHimself
Circus Halligalli2014TV SeriesHimself
Alan Carr: Chatty Man2014TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Seth Meyers2014TV SeriesHimself
Extra2014TV SeriesHimself
Made in Hollywood2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
The Insider2014TV SeriesHimself
Video Games: The Movie2014DocumentaryHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2004-2014TV SeriesHimself
Reel Junkie2014TV SeriesHimself
Today2006-2014TV SeriesHimself
E! News2014TV SeriesHimself
Howard Stern Birthday Bash2014VideoHimself - Audience Member
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2004-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself (segment "Mean Tweets")
The Broadway.com Show2014TV SeriesHimself
The 68th Annual Tony Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Bullets Over Broadway
The Talk2014TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2002-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Last Call with Carson Daly2007-2013TV SeriesHimself
Brand X with Russell Brand2013TV SeriesHimself
Janela Indiscreta2013TV SeriesHimself
Conan2011-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Vivir de cine2013TV SeriesHimself
E! Special: Oz - The Great and Powerful2013TV MovieHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2004-2013TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2008-2013TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lennon or McCartney2014Documentary shortHimself
The Graham Norton Show2012TV SeriesHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005COFCA AwardCentral Ohio Film Critics AssociationBreakthrough Film ArtistGarden State (2004)
2005GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual MediaGarden State (2004)
2005Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest First FeatureGarden State (2004)· Pamela Abdy (producer)
· Gary Gilbert (producer)
· Dan Halsted (producer)
· Richard Klubeck (producer)
2005OFCS AwardOnline Film Critics Society AwardsBest Breakthrough FilmmakerGarden State (2004)
2004Crystal Image AwardRhode Island International Film Festival
2004CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsBest New DirectorGarden State (2004)
2004Pauline Kael Breakout AwardFlorida Film Critics Circle AwardsGarden State (2004)
2004Golden SchmoesGolden Schmoes AwardsBreakthrough Performance of the YearGarden State (2004)
2004Hollywood Breakthrough AwardHollywood Film AwardsBreakthrough DirectingGarden State (2004)
2004NBR AwardNational Board of Review, USABest Directorial DebutGarden State (2004)
2004PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBreakout of the Year - Behind the CameraGarden State (2004)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or MusicalScrubs (2001)
2007Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsComedy Lead ActorScrubs (2001)
2007OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actor in a Comedy SeriesScrubs (2001)
2006Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsTV - Choice Actor: ComedyScrubs (2001)
2006Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or MusicalScrubs (2001)
2006Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsComedy Lead ActorScrubs (2001)
2006OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actor in a Comedy SeriesScrubs (2001)
2006OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Guest Actor in a Comedy SeriesArrested Development (2003)
2005Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actor in a Series, Comedy or MusicalScrubs (2001)
2005Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actor: DramaGarden State (2004)
2005Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Love SceneGarden State (2004)· Natalie Portman
2005Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Blush SceneGarden State (2004)
2005Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Breakout Performance - MaleGarden State (2004)
2005Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie LiplockGarden State (2004)· Natalie Portman
2005Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actor: ComedyScrubs (2001)
2005WGA Award (Screen)Writers Guild of America, USABest Original ScreenplayGarden State (2004)
2005Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or MusicalScrubs (2001)
2005Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy SeriesScrubs (2001)
2005Empire AwardEmpire Awards, UKBest NewcomerGarden State (2004)
2005Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsOriginal ScreenplayGarden State (2004)
2005Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsComedy Lead ActorScrubs (2001)
2005Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest First ScreenplayGarden State (2004)
2005MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBreakthrough MaleGarden State (2004)
2005MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest KissGarden State (2004)· Natalie Portman
2005OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest First FeatureGarden State (2004)
2005OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest First ScreenplayGarden State (2004)
2005OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actor in a Comedy SeriesScrubs (2001)
2005OFCS AwardOnline Film Critics Society AwardsBest Original ScreenplayGarden State (2004)
2005OFCS AwardOnline Film Critics Society AwardsBest Breakthrough PerformanceGarden State (2004)
2005People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Leading Man
2005People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Male Television Star
2004Grand Jury PrizeSundance Film FestivalDramaticGarden State (2004)
2004Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actor - ComedyScrubs (2001)
2004Golden SchmoesGolden Schmoes AwardsBest Director of the YearGarden State (2004)
2004Golden SchmoesGolden Schmoes AwardsBest Screenplay of the YearGarden State (2004)
2004Humanitas PrizeHumanitas PrizeSundance Film CategoryGarden State (2004)
2004OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actor in a Comedy SeriesScrubs (2001)
2003Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actor - ComedyScrubs (2001)
2002Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsTV - Choice Actor, ComedyScrubs (2001)
2002OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actor in a Comedy SeriesScrubs (2001)
2002OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actor in a New Comedy SeriesScrubs (2001)

TitleSalary
Scrubs (2001)$350,000 /episode (2009-10)
Scrubs (2001)$350,000 /episode (2007-08)
Scrubs (1998)$350,000 per episode season 7

#Quote
1I think - not to push this on anyone - that this is the life we have. There is no afterlife and there's no cloud that we get to sit on and read the paper. When I fold that into the search for my own spirituality, I want to seize the day. I want to live each moment. I want to make the most of it, because this is it.
2[on his mother's conversion to Judaism] Well, my mom converted - she was Protestant - so she doesn't have any of the stereotypical attributes of a Jewish mother. But she's amazing. I got all the benefits of having an amazing Jewish mom without having any of the annoying things. I'm a total momma's boy.
3[6/25/07, on his MySpace.com Blog] I'm not sure when or why the tabloid angle on me was decided that I am a cad. I would have much rather it had been that I am secretly a dentist or that I love soup. I am, in fact, merely doing what every other single 32-year-old man in NYC is doing this summer. I am dating. If you must read that stuff, please don't digest it as fact. It is probably one of the only real shitty things one has to get used to when living in the public eye, but I suppose one of the benefits of this blog is that you can hear it directly from me. [on his MySpace.com Blog] [25 June 2007]
4I was kosher until I had my Bar Mitzvah, and I parlayed officially becoming a man into telling my father I wanted to eat cheeseburgers.
5My mother's a psychologist, my stepfather's a psychologist, my stepmother is a therapist and my dad's a lawyer. So it was all prominent in my life. I don't know anyone who doesn't know someone on some form of prescription medicine.
6[Responding to E! Ted Casablanca, when asked what he thinks of studio heads] They put all this money into these huge movies, and then no one goes to see them . . . That sort of shows that they're out of touch. Then, everyone in town passes on my little movie, and it does really well.
7Everyone has an idea that they think would be a great movie. Everyone has a cousin who they think you should work with. Everyone has a warped vision of Hollywood and what success in Hollywood is like. That you love cocaine and that you spend every night in orgies with models. If only it were true.
8[on casting Natalie Portman in Garden State (2004)] When you are writing a script, you can't help but stop and daydream about which actors are going to play the parts, and I kind of imagined Natalie Portman. Not just because she is beautiful, because obviously she is, but she is a wonderful actress who hasn't had a chance in a long time to show the world how talented she is.
9[on Hollywood's initial response to his Garden State (2004) script] Everyone said no. Everyone with a date book and a phone in Los Angeles said no.
10[on working with Woody Allen] That was a very surreal experience: I had studied the script right down to the punctuation marks, and then he would say, "We're not going to say what's on the page, and you don't really have to, either. Try to keep up".
11I love The Office (2001). I think it's the funniest thing - Ricky Gervais is possibly the funniest person I've seen in my entire life.
12I love Scrubs (2001). It's the best day job in the world.


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