What is Israel Broussard’s ethnicity?
Isaiah Israel Broussard was born in Gulfport, Mississippi USA, on 22 August 1994 – his zodiac sign is Leo, he holds American nationality, and is of mixed ethnicity (German, Irish and British). He’s an actor who’s probably known best for his portrayal of the lead character Marc in the 2013 biographical crime movie “The Bling Ring”, written and directed by Sofia Coppola, based on the article “The Suspect Wore Louboutins” by Nancy Jo Sales, and which also starred Katie Chang and Emma Watson. It follows a true story of several teenagers who used the internet to find the whereabouts of celebrities, and they then robbed their homes. The film won four of the 11 awards it was nominated for.
Early life and education
Israel was raised in Saucier, Mississippi alongside his older sister Aubrey, by their mother Angela who worked at Mary Kay as a cosmetics consultant, and their father Lawrence Clayton Adams who died in 1999. Angela went on to marry Gil Broussard, who adopted Israel and his sister – she gave birth to Israel’s half-brother.
Israel became interested in acting upon enrolling at a local high school, and he began appearing in school plays. In 2010 aged 16, he made his debut film appearance in the critically acclaimed romantic comedy “Flipped”, written and directed by Rob Reiner, and which starred Madeline Carroll, Callan McAuliffe and Rebecca De Mornay.
It follows two 14-year olds as they fall in love with each other even though they are entirely different; the movie won two of the four awards it was nominated for. The same year also saw Israel appear in two episodes of the comedy series “Romantically Challenged”, and portray Hunter in the short action adventure movie “Mad Dog and the Flyboy”. In 2011 while still at high school, Israel played the supporting character Josh in the action family comedy film “The Chaperone”.
He matriculated in 2012, and chose not to enroll at college but to focus on his career as an actor.
Roles in movies
In 2013, Israel portrayed the lead character Miles in the short musical “M83: Claudia Lewis”, and in 2014 he played Cameron – Kid that Pushes Tuck in the adventure family science fiction “Earth to Echo”, written by Henry Gayden, directed by Dave Green and which starred Teo Halm, Astro and Reese Hartwig. It follows a group of children going on an adventure with an alien who’s in need of their help; the movie won two of the three awards it was nominated for.
The year 2015 saw him portray supporting characters in the family drama “Jack of the Red Hearts”, the crime drama “Perfect High”, and the mystery thriller drama “H8RZ”.
The following year saw him star as Spice in the comedy drama “Good Kids”, written and directed by Chris McCoy and which also starred Nicholas Braun and Zoey Deutch. The movie follows four teenagers who are planning to change themselves after matriculating. Later in 2016 Israel starred as Mark in the short comedy “Thanks”, and in 2017 he was cast to portray the lead character Carter Davis in the hit horror mystery comedy “Happy Death Day” which also starred Jessica Rothe and Ruby Modine, and follows a college student who is re-living the day of her murder over and over again, until she discovers the identity of her killer.
Three of Israel’s most recent roles in movies have been in the 2018 action science fiction drama “Extinction”, the 2019 horror mystery comedy “Happy Death Day 2U”, and the 2021 horror thriller drama “Fear of Rain”.
Roles in TV series
Israel has appeared in only four TV series including “Romantically Challenged”. The year 2013 saw him portray Joey Noone in the episode “Sweet and Vaded” of the hit crime thriller drama “Sons of Anarchy”, which won 11 awards including a Golden Globe, while it was nominated for 56 other awards, and in 2016 he played James McCallister in the episodes “Date of Death” and “Do Not Disturb”, of the horror science fiction drama “Fear the Walking Dead”.
His only other TV series appearance has been in the 2019 episode “All That We Destroy” of the fantasy horror drama “Into the Dark”.
Israel has appeared in an episode of two documentary series: “The Joey & Elise Show” in 2011 and “Le Grand Journal de Canal+” in 2013.
He has made a guest appearance in various talk-shows, such as “IMDb on the Scene – Interviews”, “Made in Hollywood” and “Hollywood First Look Features”.
Love life and girlfriend
Israel is quite secretive when it comes to his love life, however, he has recently been dating Keana Marie, and the two have uploaded many pictures featuring themselves together onto their Instagram accounts.
Keana is also an actress, born in Nice, France on 28 June 1995 – her zodiac sign is Cancer and she holds French nationality. She is probably known best for her portrayal of Sofia in the 2020 romantic comedy series “Dash & Lily”, and is currently working on the upcoming short movie “As the Tide Comes In”, which will be her writing, producing and directing debut.
Israel hasn’t spoken about any other girls he has perhaps been with, and as of March 2021, he’s dating Keana Marie, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Israel has been a fan of music from a very early age, and is even today still dreaming of becoming a popular musician. As he has stated in an interview, music is his passion but he has come to realize that he isn’t very good at it. He can play the guitar and the drums.
He’s keen on travelling, and Israel has been to several US states such as Nevada, Florida and Texas, to shoot for his movies as well as to attend various auditions.
He’s hoping to one day visit Paris in France and Berlin in Germany, both in Europe.
He’s a dog-lover, and has a pet dog which can be seen featured in his Instagram profile picture.
In his spare time which is mostly late at night, Israel likes to watch movies starring his favorite actor and actress Johnny Depp and Emma Watson, such as the franchise “Pirates of the Caribbean”, “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” and the franchise “Harry Potter”.
Age, height and net worth
Israel’s age is 26. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 11ins (1.8m) and he weighs around 165lbs (75kgs).
As of March 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $2 million.