• Spencer Breslin is an American actor, producer, and musician
• He is estimated to have a net worth of over $5 million
• He was spotted by a talent agent in a playground at the age of three
• He is best known for his role in the fantasy comedy-drama film “The Kid” (2000)
• He is married to Australian activist and advocate for survivors of sexual assault Grace Tame
Who is Spencer Breslin?
Spencer Breslin was born on 18 May 1992 under the zodiac sign of Taurus, in New York City, USA. He’s a 29-year-old actor, producer and musician, probably best recognized as a child actor, landing the role of Rusty Duritz in the fantasy comedy-drama film “The Kid” (2000), playing Miles Barnett in the CBS sitcom “Center Of The Universe” (2004-2005), and featuring as Josh in the psychological thriller film “The Happening” (2008).
How rich is he, as of now? Spencer Breslin Net Worth
As of mid-2021, Spencer Breslin’s net worth is estimated at over $5 million; earned through his successful career as a professional actor and producer, working on more than 35 television and film titles since he launched his career back in the late 1990s.
He’s also increased his wealth via his music career.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background
Spencer Breslin spent his early years in the Lower East Side neighborhood of New York City, where he was raised by his father, Michael Breslin, who worked as a telecommunications consultant, and his mother, Kim Breslin who was a talent manager. He has two siblings, a brother named Ryan and a sister named Abigail, famous for being an actress and musician. He holds American nationality, belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group, and is of British and Austrian-Jewish descent. Regarding his education, Spencer was homeschooled alongside his siblings.
Spencer Breslin’s professional career began when he was spotted by a talent agent in a playground at the age of three, after which he made appearances in over 50 commercials for such brands as Life cereal and McDonald’s. Within a couple of years, he made his debut TV appearance with the role of Fred Weber in the ABC sitcom “Soul Man” in 1997, then played Donny Beals in the three-episode horror miniseries “Stephen King’s Storm Of The Century”, directed by Craig R. Baxley, and broadcast on the ABC network in 1999.
Rise to Fame
Spencer Breslin’s big break came when he was only eight years old with the role of Rusty Duritz in the cult fantasy comedy-drama film “The Kid”, sharing the screen with Bruce Willis.
The film was directed by Jon Turteltaub, released by Walt Disney Pictures in 2000, and although it received mixed reviews from critics, it became a box office hit, grossing over $110 million against the budget of $65 million. For his performance, Spencer won a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film by a Young Actor Age Ten or Under.
Later that year, he was cast as a little boy in the comedy film “Meet The Parents”, alongside Ben Stiller and Robert De Niro, and portrayed Joey Thompson in the Disney Channel family comedy film “The Ultimate Christmas Present”, for which he earned a Young Artist Award nomination.
His next major role came two years later, when he played Curtis the Elf in the Christmas comedy film “The Santa Clause 2: The Mrs Clause”, the second installment of the “Santa Clause” franchise.
He would late reprise the role in its third and final installment in 2006, entitled “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause”.
In 2002, Spencer Breslin also featured as Sam Harris in the ABC family comedy film “Mom’s On Strike”, and then provided his voice to Cubby in the animated fantasy comedy film “Return To Neverland”, which earned him a Young Artist Award nomination as Best Performance in a Voice-Over Role. It’s a sequel to the 1953 film “Peter Pan”, based on the characters created by J.M. Barrie. He would later reprise the role of Cubby in the 2007 video game “Peter Pan”.
In 2002 and 2003, Spencer did the voice-over of Captain Crandall in the Disney animated series “Teamo Supremo”.
It was followed by his portrayals of Stevie Lansing / Terrence Russell McCormack in the Disney Channel fantasy comedy film “You Wish!”, and Conrad Walden in Bo Welch’s fantasy comedy film “The Cat In The Hat”, next to Mike Myers, Alec Baldwin and Dakota Fanning, both in 2003. In the following year, he shared the screen with his sister Abigail Breslin and Kate Hudson in Garry Marshall’s comedy-drama film “Raising Helen”, in which he starred in the role of Henry Davis. The siblings worked together again later that year in the family comedy “The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement”, playing Prince Jacques Dubé; the film was a financial success.
Spencer Breslin was cast as Miles Barnett in the CBS sitcom “Center Of The Universe” from 2004 to 2005, co-starring John Goodman. It was followed by his portrayals of Josh Douglas in the family comedy film “The Shaggy Dog”, Tucker Williams / Mega-Boy in the superhero comedy film “Zoom”, and Justin Morton in the family comedy film “Ozzie”, all in 2006. Two years later, he played Josh in the psychological thriller film “The Happening”, along with Mark Wahlberg and Zooey Deschanel, and landed the title role in the comedy film “Harold”, directed by T. Sean Shannon. He then voiced Anthony in the 2010 animated sci-fi adventure film “Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey” and had the part of Max in the 2011 sports action “Born To Race”.
In 2012, Spencer portrayed Jason in the romantic comedy film “Stuck In Love”, after which he produced the made-for-TV animated action-comedy film “Really Bad Movie!” in 2013, and played Cousin Derek in the crime film “Perfect Sisters” in 2014, next to his sister Abigail. During the same year, he produced several episodes of the comedy TV series “Widget & Poptop”, followed by his appearances as Isaac in the supernatural slasher film “Some Kind Of Hate”, and as Alex’s driver in the romantic comedy-drama “Sunshine Becomes You”, both in 2015. Most recently, he produced the 2018 short film “External Forces”, and starred as Joe Davidson Realton in the 2019 short Western film “Wickenburg”.
Music Career and Other
Apart from being an actor, Spencer Breslin is known as a musician.
He released his debut indie-rock studio album entitled “Labor Day” in August 2012, through his own record label called Acadian Recording Co. He also formed the band Broken Machine.
Spencer was also a co-host of the weekly podcast “Spencer & Lara’s Vomitorium”.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Spencer Breslin has short light brown hair and blue eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 9ins (1.75m), while his weight is around 165lbs (75kgs). Information about his vital statistics, biceps size, and shoe size isn’t available.
Spencer Breslin is a married man, and the name of his wife is Grace Tame, known for being an Australian activist and advocate for survivors of sexual assault. After dating for a while, they exchanged their wedding vows in 2017. The couple doesn’t have children. They divide their time between New York City and Los Angeles.