Adam Jared Brody (born December 15, 1979) is an actor, writer, singer, and producer from the United States. He is best known for playing Seth Cohen on the Fox television show The O.C.  Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Thank You for Smoking (2005), In the Land of Women (2007), Jennifer’s Body (2009), Cop Out (2010), Scream 4 (2011), Lovelace (2013), Life Partners (2014), Sleeping with Other People (2015), Shazam! (2019), Ready or Not (2019), and The Kid Detective (2019) are some of Brody’s film credits (2020). In addition, from 2016 to 2018, he starred in and produced the television series StartUp.
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Adam Brody’s net worth and salary are as follows: Adam Brody has a net worth of $16 million dollars. He is an American film and television actor as well as a part-time musician. That’s how much he and his wife, actress Leighton Meester, are worth together. Adam began his acting career on television dramas including “Once and Again” and “Gilmore Girls.” His most well-known television role was as Seth Cohen on the four-year-long series “The O.C.” He has since starred in films such as “The Land of Women,” “Mr. and Mrs. Smith,” and “Cop Out.” Brody co-founded the Los Angeles-based indie rock band Big Japan as a musician. He’s the band’s principal drummer.
Adam Brody was born in 1979 in San Diego, California, to graphic artist Valerie and attorney Mark, both of whom were Jewish immigrants from Detroit, Michigan. Matthew and Sean, Brody’s twin brothers, were born in 1985. He attended Wangenheim Middle School and Scripps Ranch High School in the San Diego suburbs, where he received largely bad grades. Later, he attended community college for a year before dropping out at the age of 19 to pursue a career as an actor in Hollywood.
Brody made his film debut in 1999 with a small role in “Random Acts of Violence,” while his first appearance on television was in an episode of Nickelodeon’s “The Amanda Show.” He was cast in the major role of Barry Williams in the made-for-television movie “Growing Up Brady,” about the making of the ABC sitcom “The Brady Bunch,” in 2000, following a year of training and auditioning. Brody also starred in episodes of “City Guys” and “Go Fish,” as well as the courtroom dramas “Family Law” and “Judging Amy” and the MTV anthology series “Undressed” in 2000.
Early Television Career
Early Television Career and “The O.C.”: In 2002, Brody starred in the Canadian sitcom “The Sausage Factory,” which aired on MTV in the United States. Following that, Brody appeared in episodes of “Grounded for Life,” a Fox sitcom, and “Smallville,” a superhero series. When he was cast in the recurring role of Dave Rygalski on The WB’s “Gilmore Girls,” he had his first substantial role on television. Brody’s true breakout role came in 2003, when he played the socially awkward but quick-witted Seth Cohen on Fox’s teen drama “The O.C.” Brody became a teen idol as a result of the series, which lasted until 2007, and he was the first boy to appear on the cover of Elle Girl magazine.
Brody’s film career began when he was still on “The O.C.,” when he began to appear in more films. At the time, his credits included the skateboarding comedy “Grind,” the action-comedy “Mr. & Mrs. Smith” starring Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, the satire “Thank You for Smoking,” and the romantic dramedy “In the Land of Women,” in which he played a writer who travels to Michigan to care for his ailing grandmother. Brody also appeared in “Smiley Face,” a pot comedy, and “The Ten,” an anthology film.
Following the conclusion of “The O.C.,” Brody pursued a full-time career in cinema. He starred as a talented agent in the sexual thriller “Death in Love” in 2008 as Nikolai Wolf in the comedy horror film “Jennifer’s Body” in 2009. The action-comedy “Cop Out,” starring Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan; the romcom “The Romantics,” the Whit Stillman comedy “Damsels in Distress,” the ensemble rom-com “The Oranges,” the horror sequel “Scream 4”; and the apocalyptic dramedy “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World,” starring Keira Knightley and Steve Carell, were among the films that followed. “Baggage Claim,” “Lovelace,” “Welcome to the Jungle,” “Growing Up and Other Lies,” “Life Partners,” “Yoga Hosers,” “CHiPs,” “Isabelle,” “Ready or Not,” “Shazam!,” “The Kid Detective,” and the Oscar-winning thriller “Promising Young Woman” are among Brody’s later credits.
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Brody’s latter television career included voicing the adult animated sitcom “Good Vibes,” which aired on MTV for one season before being cancelled. Later, in 2013, Brody had a good year on television. He played the CEO of a sex toy manufacturer on the Showtime comedy series “House of Lies” and had recurring parts on the sitcom “The League” and the Showtime comedy series “House of Lies.” Brody also appeared in 10 episodes of “Burning Love,” a mockumentary of reality dating competition shows, in the same year.
Adam dated Rachel Bilson, his OC co-star, for several years before and after the show ended. Brody met and began dating actress Leighton Meester while filming “The Oranges” in Westchester, New York in 2010. They married in early 2014 after becoming engaged in 2013. Arlo, their daughter, was born the following year. In 2020, Brody and Meester welcomed their second child, a son.
Real estate: The Brody-Meesters bought a three-acre property in the foothills above Malibu for $2.4 million shortly after marrying in 2014. This home, which is technically located in Topanga, was advertised for sale in February 2020 for $3.25 million. Adam and Leighton bought a nearly 6,000-square-foot home in Los Angeles’ Pacific Palisades district for $6.5 million in December 2019.