Brian Koppelman Biography
Brian Koppelman is an American iconic showrunner. He co-authored “Ocean’s Thirteen” and “Rounders”. Moreover, Brian is also a well-known producer for films including “The Illusionist” and “The Lucky Ones”. Further, Koppelman is also a director of films including “Solitary Man” and a documentary which is aired on ESPN “This Is What They Want”. In addition, he is the co-creator and an executive producer of Showtime’s Billions and 30 for 30 which are both television series. Brian was a former music business executive.
Brian Koppelman Age/Birthday and Nationality
Koppelman (age 55 as of 2021) was born on April 27, 1966, in Roslyn Harbor, New York in the United States of America. He is an American citizen born in a Jewish family. Brian celebrates his birthday every April 27th of the year.
Brian Koppelman Height and Weight/Measurement
Koppelman’s height is estimated to be about 1.75 meters and body weight of about 81kg.
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Brian Koppelman Parents and Siblings/Family
Charles and Brenda “Bunny” Koppelman are the parents of Brian. Charles is a musician and a businessman while her mother, Bunny is a music producer and also she is a businesswoman. Brian has two siblings, Jennifer Hutt and Stacy Fritz.
Brian Koppelman Education /Law School
Koppelman holds two different degrees one from Tufts University and the other from Fordham University School of Law. While still at Tufts University, he discovered singer/songwriter Tracy Chapman and produced her first album as an executive producer.
Brian Koppelman Wife/Spouse
Koppelman married Amy Levine in 1992 at the Central Synagogue in Manhattan due to his cultural love of Jewish religion. Amy Levine (52years) who is a graduate of Columbia’s MFA program lives with her husband and their two children Brian and Amy in New York City. She is an author of novels such as A Mouthful of Air and Hesitation of Wounds.
Brian and Amy are parents of two children, a boy, and a girl, named after them Brian and Amy. The lives of their two children have been kept a secret from the public.
Brian Koppelman House
Brian owns a house in New York City where he lives with his family. He is considered to be a family man and spends quality time with his children and wife.
Brian Koppelman Movies
Brian’s passion for films began in 1997 where he wrote the original screenplay for “Rounders” with his partner, David Levien. Moreover, in 2001, Koppelman wrote, directed, and produced his first film, “Knock around Guys”. Further, Mr. Brian is also a director of films including “Solitary Man” which aired in 2009 starring Michael Douglas, and a documentary which is aired on ESPN “This Is What They Want”. In addition, he is the co-creator and an executive producer of Showtime’s “Billions” which premiered in 2016, and “30 for 30” which are both television series. In addition, Brian received a Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Documentary Series.
Brian Koppelman Net worth
He has managed to accumulate a good amount of wealth throughout his active career. Brian’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million dollars.
Brian Koppelman Meditation
The ‘Billions’ co-creator is said to have practicing Transcendental meditation for not less than 20 minutes twice a day which he says is a way of controlling anxiety.
Brian Koppelman Podcast
Since March 2014, Mr. Koppelman began his podcast shows where he hosts a weekly podcast “The Moment” on ESPN Radio. Moreover, Brian has since received significant attention from releasing a series of videos on the platform “Vine” in which he normally gives screenwriting advice in six seconds “Six Second Screenwriting Lessons” giving more than fifteen million threads in almost nine days. Nonetheless, Koppelman also has authored “Wednesday is Viktor’s”, a short story for the anthology Dark City Lights: New York Stories (Have an NYC) – 2015
Brian Koppelman Tracy Chapman
He discovered singer/songwriter Tracy Chapman and produced her first album as an executive producer while still at Tufts University. Further, Brian was later brought to Giant records and acted as representative of music labels such as Giant and SBK Records.
Brian Koppelman Michael Clayton
This is a thriller/drama film about Michael Clayton which was directed by Tony Gilroy and released on 5 October 2007.
Brian Koppelman the Royal
In March 2020 Brian and his Twitter followers began their days by sending out pictures of them enjoying their morning coffee by using #The Royal on each of their posted photos. Moreover, this was mainly to raise money for the Food Bank of New York.
The moment with Brian Koppelman
These are mainly interviews conducted about pivotal moments that fueled fascinating creative careers majorly hosted by Brian.