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Mehcad Brooks

Facts About Mehcad Brooks

Celebrated Name Mehcad Brooks
Age 41 Years
Nick Name Mehcad Brooks
Birth Name Mehcad Brooks
Birth Date 1980-10-25
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Birth Nation USA
Place Of Birth Austin, Texas
Nationality American
Ethnicity American-African
Horoscope Scorpio
Religion Chrstianity
High School L.C. Anderson High School
University University of Southern California‘s School of Cinema-Television
Marital Status Unmarried
Sexual Orientation Straight
Girlfriend Frida Kardeskog
Net Worth $10 Million
Source of Wealth Entertainment Industry
Height 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m)
Weight 85 Kg or 187.5 lbs
Hair Color Bald
Eye Color Black
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Mehcad Brooks is an American actor and former fashion model who is famous for his roles as Matthew Applewhite in the second season of ABC's series "Desperate Housewives" (2005–2006), Jerome in "The Game", his leading role as Terrance "TK" King in the USA series "Necessary Roughness" from 2011 until 2013 and James Olsen in the CBS and The CW series "Supergirl". He has released several singles like Tears Away (2017) and Stars (2018) as a singer. He made his feature film debut as Radimi Wadkins in the movie, Radimi: Who Stole the Dream, in 2002. He made his first theatrical film appearance as Harry Flournoy in the sports drama film, Glory Road, in 2006. He made his first TV show appearance as Shawn Hodges in an episode, titled Take Me Out of the Ball Game, of the comedy-fantasy drama show, Do Over, in 2002. In 2019, he was announced to portray Jax Briggs for the "Mortal Kombat" reboot released on April 23, 2021. 

Mehcad Brooks Cast As Detective In Season 22 of 'Law & Order'

Mehcad Brooks is joining Law & Order in season 22 of the NBC drama. He will help fill the void left by Anthony Anderson, who opted not to return after reprising his role in season 21 as Detective Kevin Bernard from the series’ original run. No character name or description is available yet for Brooks, who was most recently seen in the feature film Mortal Kombat and Tyler Perry’s A Fall from Grace. Other film credits include Nobody’s Fool, In the Valley of Elah, Glory Road, Just Wright, and About Last Night. On TV, he recently starred in Supergirl. He joins Sam Waterston, Jeffrey Donovan, Camryn Manheim, Hugh Dancy, and Odelya Halevi on the Dick Wolf show. Rick Eid, Arthur Forney, and Peter Jankowski are executive producers. Law & Order is produced by Wolf Entertainment and Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group.

What is Mehcad Brooks Famous For?

  • For starring in movies like Radimi: Who Stole the Dream (2002) as Radimi Wadkins, A Token for Your Thoughts (2003) as The Jock, In the Valley of Elah (2007) as Spc. Ennis Long, Fly Like Mercury (2008) as Hutch, Just Wright (2010) as Angelo Bembrey, Creature (2011) as Niles, About Last Night (2014) as Derek, Adulterers (2015) as Damien, and Nobody’s Fool (2018) as Charlie.
  • For appearing in shows like Malcolm in the Middle (2002) as Big Kid, Boston Public (2003) as Russell Clark, One on One (2003) as Mustafa, Desperate Housewives (2005-2006) as Matthew Applewhite, Ghost Whisperer (2006) as Justin Cotter, K-Ville (2007-2008) as Vin Bear, The Game (2008) as Jerome “Jerry” Wright, True Blood (2008-2010) as Eggs, The Deep End (2010) as Malcolm Bennett, My Generation (2010) as Rolly Marks, Necessary Roughness (2011-2013) as Terrence King, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2011) as Prince Miller, and Supergirl (from 2015) as James Olsen /Guardian.


Who are the Parents of Mehcad Brooks?

Mehcad Brooks was born on 25th October 1980 in Austin, Texas, the USA with the birth name of Mehcad Jason McKinley Brooks. His present age is 41. He was born to his parents; Alberta Phillips and Billy Brooks. His mother is an Austin American-Statesman editorial writer and his father is a former pro football player. His stepfather is lawyer Gary Bledsoe. He also has a sibling; Billy Brooks IV (Older Brother). His older brother, Billy Brooks IV, was a regular on the now-defunct Spill.com and is currently a guest on its successor Double Toasted. He is of American nationality and he belongs to the African-American ethnic background. His zodiac sign is Scorpio and his religion is Christianity. He studied in L.C. Anderson High School, a public high school located in Austin, Texas, from where he graduated in 1999. Then, he went to the University of Southern California‘s School of Cinema-Television. He was offered basketball scholarships and other offers from Ivy League schools but he decided to attend the University of Southern California. He then left to pursue an acting career.

Mehcad Brooks Career Timeline

  • Mehcad Brooks worked as a Calvin Klein underwear model. 
  • In 2002, he appeared in "Radimi: Who Stole the Dream" as Radimi Wadkins. Next, in the same year, he appeared as Shawn Hodges in the TV series "Do Over". 
  • He also appeared in the TV series "Malcolm in the Middle". 
  • He also has 2 credits as a producer. As a producer, Mehcad Brooks has worked on several projects like Adulterers (2015), a crime drama thriller movie, and Wildlife (2017), a short movie.
  • From the year 2005 to 2006, he played the role of Matthew Applewhite on the ABC TV drama "Desperate Housewives".
  • Next, he appeared in "Glory Road" and acted in the film "In the Valley of Elah", "The Game", "Dollhouse", "True Blood", and "The Deep End". 
  • After that, he was seen in the ABC documentary-style dramedy television series "My Generation". 
  • He appeared in the July 2010 issue of GQ, alongside Emanuela de Paula.
  • He was among the cast on the USA Network series "Necessary Roughness" in 2011. 
  • He guest-starred in the "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit".
  • From the series premiere until his departure in the fourth episode of the fifth season, Brooks played James Olsen on the CBS/The CW drama "Supergirl" as a series regular.
  • On 20th October 2017, he released his debut single, "Tears Away". 
  • In 2019, he was announced to portray Jax Briggs for the "Mortal Kombat" reboot released on April 23, 2021. 

Awards and Achievements

Won the Screen Actors Guild Award in 2006 in the “Outstanding Ensemble in a Comedy Series” category for his role as Matthew Applewhite in the mystery comedy-drama series, Desperate Housewives

Who is Mehcad Brooks Wife?

Mehcad Brooks is a married man to his long-time girlfriend, Frida Kardeskog. They are enjoying their life a lot. In one of her Story posts, Frida shared a picture of her and Mehcad wearing white. The pair seemed to pick an ethnical theme for their nuptials as they dressed in unconventional wedding outfits which included a white halterneck top and a long skirt for the bride, and a tunic shirt for the groom. His sexual oreitnatio is straight and he is not gay. 

Mehcad Brooks and his wife, Frida

Source: @aceshowbiz

Previously, he dated Rebecca Mader in 2009, Maria Rogers in 2010, Serina Swan (2010-2011), Selita Ebanks (2010-2011), and Elisabetta Canalis (2011). 

How much is Mehcad Brooks Net Worth?

Mehcad Brooks is an actor as well as a fashion model who has starred in many movies and TV shows. As of 2022, the net worth of Mehcad Brooks is estimated to have $10 Million. He has appeared in a State Farm Insurance television commercial alongside actress Gabrielle Dennis. His exact salary is still to get unfolded yet. His main source of income is from the entertainment industry and he is living a fancy lifestyle. 

How tall is Mehcad Brooks?

Mehcad Brooks stands at the height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m). His body weight consists of 85 Kg or 187.5 lbs. His hair color is bald and his eye color is black. He has inked many tattoos on his body. He works out on a regular basis to maintain a toned as well as healthy physique. His other body size is still to get unfolded yet. 

Did You Know?

  • He was featured in a public service announcement for the Center for Reproductive Rights, a global legal advocacy organization seeking advance reproduction rights, in 2013.
  • He is the son of former NFL wide receiver Billy Brooks.
  • He was listed in Daily Variety‘s “Ten Young Actors to Watch in 2005″ list.
  • He enjoys collecting Playboy magazines and has an extensive vintage collection of the same.
  • He was featured in the July 2010 issue of GQ alongside Brazilian model Emanuela de Paula.
  • He believes in the power of time.