Andre Braugher is best known for his role as Captain Raymond Holt in the NBC series “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” a police drama series, is an American actor.

He established himself in the industry through the roles in “Homicide: Life on the Street,” “Men of a Certain Age.” In addition, he has worked as a supporting actor in the films “Glory” alongside Jimmy Smits and Josh Lucas “Frequency,” “Primal Fear,” “City of Angels,” “The Mist.”

Quick Infos
Full NameAndre Braugher
Date of birthJuly 1, 1962
Birth PlaceChicago, US
Weight93 kg
Parent(s)Shally Braugher and Floyd Braugher
WifeAmi Brabson
Net Worth$8 million

What was Andre Braugher Childhood like?

This actor, who seems like he is in his late 40s, was born in Chicago, the US, on July 1, 1962, to Shally Braugher, a postal worker, and Floyd Braugher, a heavy equipment operator. He is the youngest and has 4 siblings. Andre was a very quiet and obedient child. He was clear about what he wanted to do in the future. His nationality is American, and the sun sign is Cancer



He studied at “St. Ignatius College Prep” and then in 1984, graduated from “Standford University” and has a BA in theatre. Later, to increase his acting skills, he graduated from “Juilliard School Drama Division.” In the year 1988. 

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How Braugher started his Career?

After graduating in 1988, Andre Braugher started acting and debuted in the 1989 film “Glory.” After that, he appeared in critically and commercially successful movies “The Mist,” “Passenger,” like “Superman Batman Apocalypse” in 2010, “The Gambler” (2014) “Emily and Tim” (2015).  In the year 1988, he made his Television debut in the show “Kojak: Ariana.”


Television Shows

Andre appeared in “Murder in Mississippi” in 1990. He was seen in the “Kojak” franchise from 1989-1991. However, it was the role of Detective Frank Pembleton in “Homicide: Life on the Street” from 1993-1998 which made him a household name appearing in films “Primal Fear” (1996) and “Get on the Bus” (1996). He was also seen in one episode of the popular TV series “Law and Order” in 1996. 

He became a quite familiar face in the television film. He appeared in “Passing Glory,” “Love Songs,” “Homicide: The Movie” alongside Paul Giamatti and Kathy Bates, “Duets,” “10,000 Black Men Named George”, “Soldier’s Girl.” Not only television films but Andre played various roles in TV shows and Movies. In 2000 he was seen as Dr. Ben Gideon in the show “Gideon’s Crossing.” The same year, he gave his voice to the character Derge in the show “Jackie Chan Adventures.”

Andre Andre Braugher was a part of the successful TV show “Hack” as Marcellus Washington” from 2002-2004, in 2004 “Salme’s lot.” In addition, this talented American actor was seen as Owen Thoreau Jr in “Men of a Certain Age” alongside Martin Sheen and Emily Beecham, as Bayard Ellis in “Law and Order” as Captain Marcus Chaplin’s “Last Resort.” 

He worked as a narrator for TV shows “Enduring Faith” (2001) “American Experience” (2003)

He is currently a part of the NBC comedy series/ sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine which is coming to an end after the eighth season. 



This very talented and charming man is happily married to actress Ami Brabson since 1991. The couple has 3 sons Micheal, Isaiah, and John.

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Body Measurement

Andre Braugher’s height is 6 feet, and his weight is 93 kgs. His natural hair color is black, but his hair color has turned white due to an increase in age. He has dark brown colored eyes and has dimples. Although his character Captain Raymond Holt is gay, in real life, he is straight. 


Social Media

He is not quite addicted to social media. Andre Braugher last posted on October 30, 2020, on Instagram. His Instagram account is @andrebraugher and has 1Million followers, and his Twitter account is @AndreBraugher and has 209k followers. 


What kinds of Awards and Nominations has Andre Achieved?

The talent of Andre Braugher is well appreciated in 1995 he won the “Viewer’s Choice Award” in category Best Actor in Drama Series for “Homicide: Life on the Street”, NAACP Image Award in 1997, Satellite Award, Television Critics Association Award, in 1997, Primetime Emmy Awards, Television Critics Association Awards in 1998 for the series “Homicide: Life on the Street”.

In 2001 he was awarded the “Blockbuster Entertainment Award” for his supporting role in Frequency. NAACP Image Award for lead actor in Hack in 2003. Primetime Emmy Awards in 2006 and NAACP Image Award in 2007 for “Thief.”  In 2014 Critics’ Choice Television Award for supporting actor in comedy series, Satellite Award in 2014 for best actor, Critics Choice Award in 2016 for best-supporting actor in comedy series for his character “Captain Raymond Holt” in the series “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.”

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Current Net Worth

Andre Braugher has a net worth of over $8 million and has endorsed “No more” in 2014, “1 in 6 Foundation” in 2016, and “Joyful Heart Foundation” in 2016 brands. 


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