Zachery Ty Bryan

Zachary Ty Bryan, born October 9, 1981, is an actor from Colorado, the U.S. He started his career as a model for local print and T.V. advertisements, and obtained his first role as a professional actor in the show titled “Home Improvement.” Bryan has several film roles under his belt and he is well known for his appearances in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”(2002), “Smallville”(2003), “Veronica Mars”(2005), and “Shark”(2006). Join us to celebrate Bryan’s special day right here.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Zachery Ty Bryan



Birth date:

October 9, 1981



Zodiac Sign:



5' 10"

Relationship Status:


Net Worth:

$8 million

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Zachery Ty Bryan is an actor from the U.S. who is best known for his role as Brad Taylor on “Home Improvement.” He was born in Aurora, Colorado, to Jenny and Dwight Bryan. Bryan started his career as a model in local print and television advertisements. He later appeared at a showcase in New York City where he was discovered by a talent representative. Soon later, Bryan was cast to play ‘Brad,’ the first child of Taylor, in the television show, “Home Improvement.” Bryan’s character in the sitcom is known to always get into trouble and experiment with different hairstyles.

While filming “Home Improvement,” Bryan made an appearance as ‘Steve’ on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.” After “Home Improvement,” Bryan took a three-year break from acting. He came back to the scene with brief appearances in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,”(2002), “Veronica Mars,”(2005), and “Shark,”(2006). Additionally, Bryan made a guest appearance on an episode of “Reading Rainbow,” and a cameo appearance on M.T.V. ‘s, “I Bet You Will.” In 2003, Bryan played ‘Eric Marsh,’ a high school baseball player using steroids in “Smallville.”

He played the role of a school bully in the 1996 comedy, “First Kid.” Bryan also starred in the 1995 movie “Magic Island” and the T.V. movie “The Principal Takes a Holiday.” In 2006, Bryan appeared once more to play the villain named ‘Clay’ in “The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift.” Bryan has four kids with his ex-wife, Carly Matros: Taylor Simone, Gemma Rae, Jordana Nicole, and Pierce Alexander Bryan. He also has another child, Kennedy Faye, with his fiancé, Johnnie Cartwright, and they’re expecting a set of twins in 2023.

Career timeline

1991 to 1999
The Popular T.V. Series

Bryan plays the role of Brad in this immensely popular T.V. series.

The Role in “Smallville”

Bryan plays Eric Marsh, a high school baseball player who uses steroids obtained from meteor rocks.

The Role as a Villain

Bryan takes on the role of Clay, a villain in “The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift.”

The Sci-fi Film

Bryan plays Thor in the sci-fi film, “Thor: Hammer of the Gods.”

Why We Love Zachery Ty Bryan

  1. He is a family man

    Bryan is a devoted father to his children. He loves them and, no matter how busy his career gets, they remain his priority.

  2. He is talented

    Zachery Ty Bryan is a great actor. He has appeared in more than 40 different movies and T.V. shows.

  3. He is a philanthropist

    Bryan is associated with philanthropic causes. He has volunteered for many campaigns related to H.I.V. /A.I.D.S. and Cancer.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. He was arrested

    Bryan was held on several charges, including fourth-degree assault, after an argument with his girlfriend.

  2. He is the father of twins

    Zachery Ty Bryan and his ex-wife Carly Matros were blessed with twins Taylor Simone and Gemma Ray, who were born in 2014.

  3. He is Brady’s cousin

    Bryan is the cousin of former N.F.L. quarterback Brady Quinn.

  4. He met his ex-wife in high school

    Bryan met his ex-wife Carly in 2007 while attending La Canada High School.

  5. He has won several awards

    Bryan won three Young Artists Awards for the series “Home Improvement.”

Zachery Ty Bryan FAQs

Did Zachery Ty Bryan go to jail?

He was arrested and charged with strangulation, harassment, and assault; however, the charges were later dismissed.

What does Zachery Ty Bryan do now?

He is currently working as a producer.

Is Zachery Ty Bryan divorced?

Yes, he got a divorce from Carly Matros in 2021.

Zachery Ty Bryan’s birthday dates

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