Brett Ratner is an American director and producer. He is most famous for his movies like The Rush Hour, X-Men: The Last Sound, Tower Heist, and more.
Brett Ratner’s Early Life and Education
He was born on 28th March 1969, in Miami Beach, Florida, USA. He is the son of his parents Ronald Ratner and Marsha Pressman.
Brett grew up in a middle-class Jewish family. His mother was only 16 at the time of his birth. Though he does not know anything about his biological father, he considers Alvin Malnik his father.
Malnik was his close friend who was not romantically involved with his mother. Brett belongs to Ashkenazi ethnic heritage and has American citizenship. His zodiac is Aries.
Likewise, he attended Rabbi Alexander S. Gross Hebrew Academy and then went to Alexander Muss High School in Israel.
He graduated from Miami Beach Senior High School in 1986. Thereafter he went to New York University and graduated in 1990.
Brett Ratner’s Professional Life
Initially, Ratner started his career as a music director in the early ’90s. While attending college, he released his first short movie Whatever Happened to Mason Reese?
Eventually, he directed music videos for artists Madonna, Miley Cyrus, and Mariah Carey. He made his movie debut by directing the action comedy Money Talks in 1997.
Then he directed movies like Rush Hour in 1998, The Family Man in 2000, Silence of the Lambs in 2002, After the Sunset in 2004, X-Men: The Last Stand in 2006, and many others.
From 2005 to 2009, he worked as a producer for the TV series Prison Break. His other produced works include Mirror Mirror in 2012, Horrible Bosses 2 in 2014, and Black Mass in 2015.
In January 2017, he earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to the cinematic universe.
Brett Ratner’s Personal Life
Moving on to his personal life, the famous director Brett Ratner is currently living a single life. He does not seem to be seeing anyone at the moment.
Although in the past, the director has been in a few relationships. However, it could not last for a very long time and ended up in breakups.
His last known relationship was with Marcelle Braga. The duo only dated for a year and broke up shortly after.
After that, he has not dated anyone. Ratner is also not married and most probably lives a single life. He also does not share much about his personal matters openly.
Is Brett Ratner Single?
Yes, the Prison Break producer Ratner is most probably single. He has been single since 2015 after his last breakup with Braga.
It has been a very long time since he has not dated anyone. Currently, he is very focused on his career and does not have much time for other things.
Ratner was also accused of r*pe by six women. After that, Warner Bros severed its ties and Ratner announced his stepping away from the company.
As of now, he is not dating anyone and continues to do so. Whenever the right time comes, he will for sure find someone who will understand his emotions.
Who has Brett Ratner Dated?
Throughout his decades-long career in the cinematic and television industry, the producer has been in different relationships.
His first-ever relationship was with actress Rebecca Gayheart. The two started dating in 1986. Both were in their teenage at the time.
At the time, he was a student at NYU and Gayheart was there to become an actress. Their bond lasted for thirteen years.
Despite their separation, Rather has always said they have been good friends. He also said the actress was one of the closest people who stood by his side at each step of his life.
He considers Gayheart as his family member and also is the godfather of her two daughters Billie and Georgia.
Following his breakup with the actress, he remained single for a long time. In 2004, he met American tennis player Serena Williams.
Soon after the two began dating. However, after two years, they also announced their separation and went on different paths.
Then in 2008, two years later, he started going out with Maggie Q. Likewise, their relationship also lasted for a short period of time, and broke up in 2010.
In 2011, he had a brief encounter with Marina Kim. Their relationship could not last much longer and split up the same year after a few months.
A year after, he started dating Marcella Braga. Similarly, their bond was also only meant for a brief time and broke up just a year after.
After his separation, he has not publically dated anyone. He might be seeing someone in private but he has chosen not to share much about his dating life.
It has been seven years, the director has not been in a public relationship. He also keeps his life very low profile.
Ratner seems busier in building his career and does not appear to have much time for other things. Nonetheless, he has a great life ahead of him.
Brett Ratner’s Net Worth
The famous producer and director Brett has an estimated net worth of around $85 Million as per the celebrity net worth.
A wide range of his revenue was mostly generated from his successful career in the cinematic and television industry.
Although his year-end salary is yet under moderation, it is very certain he earns millions of dollars every year.
Similarly, his net worth in the upcoming time is also very certain to increase in a huge rise with his growing fame and success.
Brett lives a very lavish and rich life in his millions of dollars worth of real estate. In 2000, he bought a historic property in Hollywood, once owned by Alan Carr and Ingrid Bergman.
The property was constructed for entertainment purposes and has a disco in the basement. The house is called Hilhaven Lodge.
Brett also has developed his own whisky brand, named after his home Hilhaven Lodge. The brand became popular in Japan and won numerous awards.
His Whisky company also earns huge revenue every year and contributes a lot to his net worth as well.