Who is Brianne Howey?
Brianne Howey was born on 24 May 1989, in Pasadena, California, USA, and is an actress, best known for portraying the character Reagan in the television series “Batwoman” which airs on CW. Other notable projects she’s worked on during her career include “The Passage”, “Horrible Bosses 2”, and the series “The Exorcist”.
The Net Worth of Brianne Howey
As of early-2020, Brianne Howey’s net worth is estimated to be over $2 million, earned through a successful career in the entertainment industry.
She’s been working as an actress since 2009, on both mainstream and independent projects. Most of her biggest roles have come in regular work on television shows.
Early Life, Education, and Career Beginnings
Brianne grew up in Pasadena and was raised as the eldest among four siblings. At a young age she developed an interest in the performing arts, and began considering a career as an actress. She attended an all-girls Catholic high school in her area, and during her time there participated in drama classes as well as in local theatre productions.
She furthered her education and career efforts after matriculating from high school, when she enrolled at New York University’s (NYU) Tisch School of the Arts. The university’s performing arts program is considered one of the most competitive in the country, and during her time there, she studied theatre. During her final years at NYU, she began taking professional projects, appearing mostly in independent films and shorts. Her earliest projects include “Appropriate Sex”, “Party Favors”, and “Suckerpunch”. In 2010, she made her full professional debut on television in an episode of “90210”. Soon more opportunities would come her way, I anncluding appearance in “NCIS: Naval Criminal Scene Investigative Service”.
Rise to Prominence
After graduating, Howey continued to enjoy regular work on television, mostly in guest roles with some going across multiple episodes as seen in “Revenge” and “Criminal Minds”. In 2014, she gained a bit of attention when she was cast in her first regular television role in “Red Scare”, which follows the story of strangers who become trapped in a fallout shelter during aerial bombing in the Hungarian Revolution, only to discover that one of them is secretly a vampire that’s hunting them one by one. The show only lasted for a season, but it led to more opportunities for Brianne.
During the same year, she made her feature film debut in “Horrible Bosses 2”, in which she appeared as the character Candy. The story continues from the first film released in 2011, of the three main characters as they resort to kidnapping to get revenge over an investor who screwed them over. The film was successful at the box office despite mixed reviews.
Some of the stars in the film include Charlie Day, Jason Bateman, and Jason Sudeikis. Afterward, she appeared in single episodes of “Hawaii Five-O” and “Hart of Dixie”.
Regular Television Projects
In 2015, Brianne was cast in a starring role in the television series “I Live with Models” which was being produced in the UK, which prompted her to move to London.
— Brianne Howey (@Brianne_Howey) May 3, 2020
The sitcom aired on Comedy Central, and follows the life of a regular guy who becomes a hand model, leading to him suddenly living life alongside three young female models. She stayed with the show for two years though she eventually went back to the US to work on other projects.
Her next regular role was in the show “The Exorcist”, based on the hit 1970s film of the same name, and serving as a direct sequel to the original film, and is a part of the much larger “Exorcist” franchise. In the show, two exorcists played by Ben Daniels and Alfonso Herrera travel to investigate various cases involving possession. The show ran for two seasons but was eventually canceled due to low ratings.
While working on these shows, she also had another film project in “Viral”, a horror film starring Sofia Black D’Elia and Analeigh Tipton, which tells the story of two friends who become involved in an outbreak of an infectious disease, that causes people to vomit blood and eat ravenously.
After working on “Viral”, Brianne was then cast in the film “XOXO” as the character Darla, released on Netflix and starring Sarah Hyland and Hayley Kiyoko in the story of strangers whose lives become interconnected as they plan to attend a music festival. Some of her latest projects include “Time Trap”, “Little Bitches” and “Plus One”, which is a romantic comedy film starring Jack Quaid and Maya Erskine.
In 2019, her popularity soared as she gained a recurring role in the television series “Batwoman”, playing the character Reagan. The show is a part of the much larger Arrowverse created by The CW, and follows the story of the vigilante Batwoman from DC Comics – the character originally debuted in an Arrowverse crossover before a show was created for her. In the show, she plays a love interest to the main character, and is also a sister to a notorious jewel thief. Her latest television project is the Netflix series “Ginny & Georgia” in which she portrays Georgia – the show just wrapped up production and is set to be released sometime in 2020.
Brianne is single, and there haven’t been any reports of any past or present romantic relationships her way. Her sexuality has been questioned a bit due to her character Reagan in “Batwoman”, though she hasn’t openly talked about her personal preference. She owns a pet dog that has been her main companion in recent months, with most of the world staying at home due to quarantine policies being set up to prevent the spread of coronavirus. She also lives close to her sisters, who bear a striking resemblance to her. She’s been more active online as a result of the quarantine, advocating the stay at home movement.