Alex Brightman or Alexander Michael Brightman (born February 5, 1987) is an American actor and singer, best known for his work in musical theatre. He played Dewey Finn in the musical adaptation of School of Rock and the titular character in Beetlejuice The Musical. Both roles earned him nominations for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical in 2016 and 2019 respectively. Since 2020, he has voiced Robo Fizz and Fizzarolli in the adult animated musical series Helluva Boss, and since 2024, he has starred as Sir Pentious and Adam in Hazbin Hotel.

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Full NameAlexander Michael Brightman
Birth DateFebruary 5, 1987
Birth PlaceSaratoga, California, United States
Net Worth$6 million
ProfessionAmerican actor and singer

Net worth

Alex Brightman is a well known figure in America who has done exceptional work in the Hollywood industry. His career began as an actor and he has worked hard to achieve the success he enjoys today. In addition to acting he is also a singer and a writer. Despite facing many ups and downs in his career he has managed to reach a successful position in his life. Alex is one of the richest and most popular stage actors, with an estimated net worth of $6 million.

His Net worth grow from 2019 till now:

Alex Brightman Net Worth in 2024$6.0 Million
Alex Brightman Net Worth in 2023$5.5 Million
Alex Brightman Net Worth in 2022$5.0 Million
Alex Brightman Net Worth in 2021$4.5 Million
Alex Brightman Net Worth in 2020$4.1 Million
Alex Brightman Net Worth in 2019$3.7 Million
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Early Life and Education

Alex Brightman grew up in Saratoga, California. He is Jewish. His father founded Apple’s Worldwide Disabilities Solutions Group and his mother ran a kidney dialysis clinic. He attended Bellarmine College Preparatory an all male Jesuit high school in San Jose, California and he graduated in 2005. In addition he performed with Children’s Musical Theater San Jose during his youth. In 2007 Brightman performed in “Mrs. Sharp” by Ryan Scott Oliver at N.Y.U. under the direction of Ryan Mekenian with Ali Stroker and Scott Evans also in the cast.

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Broadway Career

In 2008 Brightman started his Broadway career as an ensemble member and understudy in Glory Days which closed after only one performance. He didn’t get a chance to perform in the show. After that he made his Broadway debut in Wicked, playing the munchkin Boq and stayed with the show for two years.

In 2012 he appeared in Big Fish as an ensemble member and understudy for a main role. Then in 2013 he was cast as Michael Wormwood in Matilda the Musical.

In 2014 Brightman joined Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical School of Rock where he initially played various roles meant for child actors but performed by adults during workshops. He eventually landed the starring role of Dewey, first in the show’s concert performances and then in the Broadway production. For this performance he received a nomination for the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical. Brightman played his final performance as Dewey on November 5, 2016 and returned for a limited run in April 2017.

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In 2019 he returned to Broadway to play the title role in Beetlejuice and reprised the role in 2022, earning another Tony Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical at the 73rd Tony Awards ceremony.

From January 9 to April 7, 2024 he reprised his role of Sir Lancelot in a Broadway revival of the musical Spamalot.

Alex Brightman’s Relationship with Jenny Ravitz

On May 21 Tony-nominated actor Alex Brightman married casting director Jenny Ravitz in a ceremony at The W Loft in Brooklyn. Among the guests was Brightman’s School of Rock co-star Sierra Boggess who shared a photo from the evening on Instagram. Brightman originated the role of Dewey in School of Rock on Broadway and is also a writer.

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He left the show after a year and returned for a two-week stint in April 2017. His other Broadway credits include Matilda, Big Fish, Wickedd and Glory Days. Ravitz served as a casting director for the NBC series Chicago Med, Chicago P.D., and Chicago Fire. She also worked as a casting director for Mason Street Warehouse, a non-profit theatre in Saugatuck, Michigan, and has cast for various films, pilots, plays, and musicals.

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Alex Brightman Suffered a Concussion at Christmas Eve Performance

Alex Brightman announced that he suffered a concussion during a stage mishap last weekend and will not be returning to Broadway’s Beetlejuice until he receives the “all clear” from doctors. The stage musical based on the 1988 horror-comedy movie of the same name is set to close on January 8th. “I’m beyond frustrated sad, and pained about this especially with so little time left.

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All I can do is rest so that’s what I’m doing” Brightman wrote on Instagram on Tuesday. “Go support the show. Go crazy for our understudies. Go have a great rest of the year. Hey, guys? Love you guys”. The show opened in April 2019 but was closed in 2020 for about two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Most asked questions

What is Alex Brightman doing now?
Since 2020, he has voiced Robo Fizz and Fizzarolli in the adult animated musical animated series Helluva Boss, and since 2024, he has starred as Sir Pentious and Adam in Hazbin Hotel.

Why did Alex leave Beetlejuice?
Alex Brightman Will Play Beetlejuice in the Musical’s Final Broadway Performances | Playbill. The Tony nominee had to step away from the role following a concussion sustained backstage.

How many tonys does Alex Brightman have?
He has 2 Tonys one in 2019 Best Actor in a Musical Beetlejuice and anther in 2016 Best Actor in a Musical School of Rock – The Musical

Who is Alex Brightman married to?
He is married to Jenny Ravitz.

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