Brian Hallisay- Wife, Children, Controversies and career

Who is Brian Hallisay?

Brian Hallisay is an American actor; he is best known for his roles as Will Davies in the well-acclaimed drama series Privileged. Born on October 31, 1978, Brian Hallisay is a stockbroker turned actor.

Brian Hallisay worked on Wall Street after graduating from college in 2000. He later switched careers to become an actor, and he has found a fair bit of success in this venture.

Brian Hallisay Biography
Brian Hallisay Biography

Quick Facts

Full NameBrian Hallisay
BirthdateOctober 31, 1978
Age45 years old
Sun SignScorpio
TraitsPositive: Ambitious, Independent, Intuitive, and Passionate  
Negative: Obsessive, Resentful, Brooding, and Compulsive  
BirthplaceWashington D.C., USA
Currently residingWashington D.C., USA
Height6 ft. 2 inches
EducationGonzaga College High School, 1996 Cornell University, 2000
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse NameJennifer Love Hewitt (Wife)
ChildrenAutumn James Hallisay (Daughter)
Atticus James Hallisay (Son)
Aidan James Hallisay (Son)
ControversiesBattery charges for assaulting a paparazzo
Net Worth$2 million

Brian Hallisay childhood

Brian Hallisay was born on October 31, 1978, in Washington D. C. Minimal information is available about personal events that occurred in his childhood. He values his privacy to the point that he hasn’t even publicly revealed the names of his parents.

He attended Gonzaga College High School, and he graduated in 1996. His Alma mater is Cornell University, from where he has acquired a Bachelor of Arts degree. He graduated in 2000.

Brian Hallisay’s Relationships

Jennifer Love Hewitt (Wife)

Jennifer Love Hewitt is the wife of Brian Hallisay. On February 21, 1979, Jennifer was born in Waco, Texas, USA. She is a famous American actress, producer, and singer. She worked as a child actress and child singer, appearing notably in Disney’s Kids Incorporated from 1989 to 1991.

Jennifer Love Hewitt with her husband
Brian Hallisay with wife, Jennifer Love Hewitt

Her noteworthy movies include Heartbreakers, The Tuxedo, and Ghost Whisperer. She met Brian Hallisay on the set of The Client List. They immediately hit it off and soon got married; they currently have three happy kids.

Hewitt had dated several high-profile figures before tying the knot with Hallisay, including Joey Lawrence, Will Friedle, Carson Daly, Rich Cronin, Patrick Wilson, John Mayer, and Jamie Kennedy. She had even been engaged to Scottish actor Ross McCall in 2007. However, they called off their engagement in late 2008.

She was involved in a stalking incident with Steven Spielberg. During the premiere of her movie The Tuxedo, which Spielberg had directed, a conspiracy theorist named Diana Napolis posed as a friend in an attempt to stalk the director and Jennifer Love Hewitt.

The stalker was arrested and charged with six felonies. She was released on probation, and Jennifer Love Hewitt got a permanent restraining order from the perpetrator.

Brian Hallisay Kids

Autumn James Hallisay (Daughter)

Autumn James Hallisay is the firstborn child of Brian Hallisay and Jennifer Love Hewitt. She was born on November 26, 2013. She was born just before the marriage of their parents.

Autumn James Hallisay with her mother, Jennifer Love
Autumn James Hallisay with her mother, Jennifer Love

Here is the full story of Brain Hallisay’s eldest daughter, Autumn James Hallisay.

Atticus James Hallisay (Son)

Atticus James Hallisay is the middle child and the firstborn son of Brian Hallisay and Jennifer Love Hewitt. He was born on June 24, 2015, in Los Angeles, California.

Autumn James Hallisay mother Jennifer with brother Atticus
Brian’s wife, Jennifer Love, and son, Atticus James Hallisay

Aidan James Hallisay (Son)

Born on September 2021, Aidan James Hallisay is the most recent addition to the Hallisay household. Jennifer frequently posts stories about her newest born but hasn’t made any public posts about Aidan.

Brian Hallisay Controversies

Brian was involved in a brawl with a photographer who was trying to take pictures of his pregnant fiancé in Brentwood, California, on Friday night, way back in 2013. The couple had only recently got engaged.

During the confrontation, the photographer claimed that Hallisay had injured him. Hallisay reportedly hit the photographer on the face below the eye with his camera, and thus the paparazzo had filed battery charges against him. Hallisay wasn’t apprehended later; both parties were able to reach a common understanding.

Jennifer Love Hewitt with her husband amidst their controversy
Brian Hallisay with Jennifer Love Hewitt amidst their controversy

Brian Hallisay Career

Before trying out his hand in acting, Hallisay worked as an investment banker on Wall Street. He worked there for 5 years.

Hallisay had been doing quite well for himself and was looking at a brightly successful career on Wall Street, but his dissatisfaction with the job got the better of him as time went on. He felt the need for a more adventurous job, and that is when he sought acting.

He moved to Los Angeles to pursue this endeavor. His debut appearance was in the movie The Insider in 2005. He later starred in a movie called Strong Medicine in the same year. Some of his profolic roles are in the movies such as Hostel: Part III, Jessabelle, and American Sniper.

List of TV series

YearTv Series
2005The Inside
2005Strong Medicine
2006Without a Trace
2006Cold Case
2007CSI: NY
2007Bionic Woman
2008 – 2009Privileged
2011Rizzoli and Isles
2012 – 2013The Client List
2013Body of Proof
2014 -2015Revenge
2016Major Crimes
2016Code Black
Brian Hallisay and Jennifer Love Hewitt from the sets of 9-1-1
Brian and Jennifer Love Hewitt photo from the sets of 9-1-1

List of Movies

2006Bottoms Up
2011Hostel: Part III
2014American Sniper

Brian Hallisay Net Worth

Brian Hallisay has amassed around $2 million in the year’s long stint in which he has had many successful acting ventures. His wealth will only continue to grow as he has been starring in highly acclaimed and successful movie projects.

Frequently Asked Questions

Did Brian Hallisay get arrested?

Hallisay didn’t get arrested, but battery charges were filed against him in 2013 for assault against a paparazzo photographer willing to take a picture of his then-pregnant fiancé, Jennifer.

Was Brian Hallisay a stockbroker?

Brian Hallisay worked as an investment banker for five years on Wall Street before trying out his hand in acting.

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