John Brenkus Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Prakriti Sinha
Feb 08, 2024 By Prakriti Sinha
Originally Published on Feb 17, 2023
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About John Brenkus

John Brenkus is an American director, producer, and television personality.

John Brenkus was born in 1971 and will attain the age of 51, as of 2022. He is known as the co-founder of Base Productions.

This production company is known for its work in reality television segments for leading names like ESPN, Spike TV, and National Geographic. He is also known as the host of the popular podcast ‘The Brink of Midnight’. His other popular programs include names like 'Sport Science' and 'Fight Science'.

He has published a book with name 'The Perfection Point'. In this book, he has also published the limits of athletic performance.

John Brenkus has also won several awards, including the Sports Emmy Awards in 2010 for the category of Outstanding Graphic Design. He is quite consistent in the case of winning accolades. A year before 2010, in 2009, Brenkus also won the Winner Sports Emmy Awards in the Outstanding Graphic Design category. Moreover, he also won the Outstanding New Approaches award in 2007.

John Brenkus Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is John Brenkus’ net worth?

John Brenkus' net worth is estimated to be around $10 million, as of 2022.

How much does John Brenkus earn per year?

As of 2022, there are no details about how much John Brenkus earns in a year.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is John Brenkus?

As of 2022, there are no details about the exact height of John Brenkus.

How old is John Brenkus?

John Brenkus is about 51 years old, as of 2022, for he was born in the year 1971.

Childhood And Education

John Brenkus is an American producer, director, and television personality. He was born in 1971 and is the co-founder and co-CEO of Base Productions.

Regarding education,  Brenkus grew up in Vienna, Virginia, and went to James Madison High School. From a young age, he has played several games like football, basketball, baseball, and cross-country running. He created his own major called Film Rhetoric Communication Studies at the University of Virginia and within three years, he graduated with honors.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is John Brenkus dating?

John Brenkus is married to Lizzie. Although, any further information about his private life or his children is still a secret. There is also no information available regarding his past relationships.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

John Brenkus is best known for his podcast called 'The Midnight Podcast' as well as shows that run from his own production house.

What awards has John Brenkus won?

Brenkus has also won several awards, including the Sports Emmy Awards in 2010 for the category of Outstanding Graphic Design. He is quite consistent in the case of winning accolades. A year before 2010, that is in 2009, Brenkus also won the Winner Sports Emmy Awards in the Outstanding Graphic Design category. In 2007, he also won the Outstanding New Approaches award.

John Brenkus’ Hobbies And Interests

Brenkus had a prime interest in the field of entertainment from a young age. He has played several games named football, basketball, baseball, and cross-country running since he was a kid.

Other Interesting John Brenkus Facts And Trivia

  • He is the author of the New York best-selling book 'The Perfection Point: Sport Science Predicts the Fastest Man, the Highest Jump, and the Limits of Athletic Performance'.
  • Some of his notable works include 'Jesse James is a Dead Man' on Spike TV, 'I, Predator' on Animal Planet, and 'Human Wrecking Balls' on G4.
  • In his interview with 'The Washington Post', he stated that irrespective of his ability, he has a keen desire to leave a legacy.
  • The popular show 'Sport Science' is produced by his production company and happens to be his favorite show.
  • John Brenkus is an extremely popular and talented host known as the co-founder of the well-known Emmy Award-winning series ‘Sports Science’ that airs on ESPN. Originally, the series was created for Fox Sports but after a couple of years, ESPN acquired the rights to the brand.
  • The series is focused on the underlying science that contributes to athletic performances. This knowledge of underlying science has been of great interest to athletes as well as upcoming youngsters who are looking for ways to improve their performance in different events. One of the most memorable segments from the show was when he got completely destroyed during a head-on-head with Brandon Jacobs, the popular NFL running back.
  • Apart from 'Sports Science', he has also worked in several other leading shows such as 'Jesse James is a Dead Man' (Spike TV), 'Human Wrecking Balls' (G4), 'Crime 360' (A&E), and 'I, Predator' (Animal Planet).
  • Being the author of the best seller ‘The Perfection Point: Sport Science Predicts the Fastest Man, the Highest Jump, and the Limits of Athletic Performance’, he has been invited for various seminars and conferences across the world.

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John Brenkus Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

John Brenkus

Date of Birth

1971-07-02

Nationality

American

Place of Birth

Washington

Age

Child Star?

No

Education

University of Virginia

Net Worth

10000000

Partner

Lizzie
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Written by Prakriti Sinha

Bachelor of Business Administration specializing in Business Mangement

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Prakriti SinhaBachelor of Business Administration specializing in Business Mangement

Prakriti is a content fact checker at Kidadl while completing her Bachelor's in Business Administration from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. She has achieved impressive feats, such as ranking 155 in her state with a 95% in the 11th International Commerce Olympiad by Commerce Teachers Foundation (2020) and securing second place in the Inter-school Bizgeist competition held by Cambridge. Prakriti has previously worked as a content writer, researching and writing articles on various topics.

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