• Brianna Hildebrand is an American actress and film producer born in College Station, Texas in 1996.
• She is best known for her portrayal of Negasonic Teenage Warhead in the 2016 action adventure comedy movie “Deadpool”.
• She has been in a longterm relationship with American artist, set decorator and film producer Jonneke Grisham since 2016.
• Brianna is an avid traveller and a huge lover of animals.
• She is 26 years old, has a height of 5ft 3ins (1.6m) and a net worth of over $1 million.
Who is Brianna Hildebrand?
Brianna Caitlin Hildebrand was born in College Station, Texas USA, on 14 August 1996 – her zodiac sign is Leo, and she holds American nationality. She’s an actress and film producer, with close to 20 acting credits to her name, while she’s perhaps known best for her portrayal of Negasonic Teenage Warhead in the critically acclaimed 2016 action adventure comedy movie “Deadpool”, directed by Tim Miller, and which starred Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin and T. J. Miller. It follows a mercenary who’s become immortal thanks to the experiments conducted on him; the movie won 28 of the 106 awards for which it was nominated.
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Early life and education
Brianna was raised as an only child in College Station, by her mother Veronica Hildebrand who’s a housewife, and her father Caleb Hildebrand who’s a car salesman; not a lot else is known about her parents, as she respects their privacy.
She became interested in acting while attending a local high school; Brianna was a member of her school’s drama club, and appeared in many plays performed there, as well as in several performed at a local theatre. She was also into a couple of other activities during her teenage years, as she enjoyed playing sports with her peers, and practiced both singing and dancing.
Upon matriculating in 2014, she chose not to pursue a college degree, but to work on her way up in the film industry.
Roles in TV series
Brianna made her debut TV series appearance in the 2014 comedy “Annie Undocumented”, which follows a 16 years old girl who’s just learned that she’s an undocumented immigrant.
She gained recognition in 2017, when cast to portray Verity in the critically acclaimed mystery horror drama “The Exorcist”, created by Jeremy Slater, and which starred Alfonso Herrera, Ben Daniels and Kurt Egyiawan. It follows three priests as they’re investigating the cases of demonic presences targeting families and foster homes, the series aired from 2016 to 2018 and won one of the 16 awards for which it was nominated.
Brianna played Lizzie in the 2018 episode “Group” of the short romantic drama “Love Daily”, and in 2019 and 2020, she played the main character Elodie Davis in all the 20 episodes of the crime comedy drama “Trinkets”. It was created by Amy Andelson and Emily Meyer, based on the eponymous book by Kirsten Smith, and also starred Kiana Madeira and Quintessa Swindell; it tells the story of three girls who became friends after having met at a Shoplifters Anonymous meeting, and the series won three of the 14 awards for which it was nominated.
Brianna’s most recent TV series appearance was in 2021, when she portrayed Rory in 10 episodes of the popular crime fantasy drama “Lucifer”, created by Tom Kapinos, and which starred Tom Ellis, Lauren German and Kevin Alejandro. It follows Lucifer Morningstar who’s left Hell and settled in Los Angeles, California; the series aired from 2016 to 2021, and won two of the 23 awards for which it was nominated.
Roles in movies
Brianna made her debut film appearance in the 2015 short thriller drama “The Voice Inside”, and the same year saw her star as Julia in the family mystery drama “Prism”.
In 2016, she portrayed Sasha Basanez, one of the lead characters in the popular romantic drama “First Girl I Loved”, written and directed by Kerem Sanga, and which also starred Dylan Gelula and Mateo Arias. It follows 17 years old Anne who’s fallen in love with the most popular girl at her high school – Sasha; the movie won eight of the 13 awards for which it was nominated.
Brianna’s also known for her portrayal of the lead character Sadie Cunningham in the 2017 horror crime comedy “Tragedy Girls”, written and directed by Tyler MacIntyre, and which also starred Alexandra Shipp and Jack Quaid. It tells the story of two teenage girls who are obsessed with death, and are hosting their own internet show about real-life tragic events; the movie won eight of the 12 awards for which it was nominated.
A couple of Brianna’s following roles were in 2018 in the thriller drama “Runt” and the action adventure comedy “Deadpool 2”, and the 2019 short action “Momster”.
The year 2019 also saw her play Brynn in the family comedy “Playing with Fire”, directed by Andy Fickman, and which starred John Cena, Keegan-Michael Key and John Leguizamo. It follows a group of firefighters on a mission to save three kids, and the film won two of the four awards for which it was nominated.
Brianna’s most recent role has been her portrayal of Elise in the 2022 romantic science fiction drama “The Time Capsule” (lead role), while she’s currently shooting for the upcoming movie “Persephone”.
Brianna produced the 2015 short thriller movie “The Voice Inside”.
She received special thanks for the 2018 episode “Deadpool” of the short mini-series “X-Men Mondays”.
Brianna sang the song “Bridge Over Troubled Water (cover)” in the 2021 episode “A Lot Dirtier Than That” of the series “Lucifer”.
She’s made a guest appearance in a couple of talk-shows, including “GeekRock TV”, “Celebrity Page” and “#ComicConNoFilmmelier”.
Awards and nominations
Brianna won a 2017 FrightFest Jury Award for Best Actress and a 2017 Brooklyn Horror Film Festival Prize for Best Actress, both for her performance in “Tragedy Girls”.
She was also nominated for a 2016 Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Breakout Star, for her performance in “Deadpool”.
Love life and affairs
Brianna occasionally speaks about her sexuality in the interviews she gives, and has revealed that she was still attending a local elementary school when she learned that she was attracted to both boys and girls, while she was already out of the closet while attending high school; she’s also revealed that she enjoys living in Los Angeles as a bisexual girl.
She’s today in a long-term relationship with American artist, set decorator and film producer Jonneke Grisham, whom she met on the set of the 2016 movie “First Girl I Loved”; the two have uploaded numerous pictures, featuring themselves together onto their social media accounts, and they’ve recently vacationed together in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Brianna hasn’t mentioned any other boys or girls whom she’s perhaps been with, and as of August 2022, she’s in a relationship with Jonneke Grisham, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Brianna’s highly popular on Instagram, as she’s today followed by close to 900,000 people, while she’s uploaded nearly 200 pictures onto the network, most of which feature her during her everyday life; as she’s passionate about photography, some of these pictures have also been taken by herself.
Travelling’s perhaps one of her main hobbies; her acting career’s taken her to several US states and European countries, while her dream travel destination’s Venice, Italy.
Brianna’s physically highly active, and works out at the gym multiple times every week, while she also enjoys running and hiking.
She’s a huge lover of animals, with cows being her favorites.
Brianna has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Will Smith, Johnny Depp and Anne Hathaway, while a couple of her favorite films are “Independence Day”, the trilogy “Men in Black” and “Les Miserables”.
Age, height and net worth
Brianna’s age is 26. She has short black hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 3ins (1.6m) and she weighs around 110lbs (50kgs).
As of August 2022, her net worth’s been estimated at over $1 million.