• Brett Dier starred as "Michael" in Jane the Virgin
  • He is Canadian
  • Find out what Brett Dier is up to lately

Brett Dier managed to make the leap to fame and gain greater recognition after his role in the series Jane the Virgin, where he gave life to "Michael Cordero Jr.". 

What about his life before fame and since Jane the Virgin ended? Find out here!

Life Before Fame: Brett Dier

Brett was born on February 14, 1990, in Ontario, Canada, and in reality, his taste and love for artistic activities was always something notorious. In addition to studying improvisation, Brett also learned to play various instruments, like the piano and the guitar. 


Actually, Brett became a self-taught musician, but not only that, because he is also someone who has always liked sports, and to show it is that he has practiced Taekwondo, swimming, and as if that were not enough, he also is an impressive breakdancer!

Looking at the early days of his career, Brett had his first television movie role in the production Family in Hiding in 2006. And in later years he appeared in projects such as Seventeen and Missing or in Every Second Counts. 

Thus, the small, recurring roles kept coming for Brett, who has also appeared in productions like Mega Cyclone, Space Twister, or the series Ravenswood, as well as in the series Bomb Girls, where he appeared in a few episodes and was highly rated. 

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However, his greatest role was in Jane the Virgin, where he served as detective "Michael Cordero Jr." and he remained as one of the main characters to share credits like this with actors like Gina Rodriguez, Andrea Navedo, Justin Baldoni, and Jaime Camil. It was his fun and outrageous portrayal of "Michael" that helped him break through in the industry to get involved in projects such as The New Romantic or the hilarious and addictive comedy Schooled.

Brett is a fun actor who is loved by his co-stars and has a well-deserved ever-growing fan base. Brett was also a lucky man because he landed beautiful actress Haley Lu Richardson! The two began dating in 2012 and got engaged in 2018. The pair even got to work together in Ravenswood! However, they ended their engagement after seven years together. 

We can't wait to see whatever he is part of next!