Mel Brooks Bio, Net Worth, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Affair, Married, Ethnicity, Nationality, Facts & Career

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Mel brooks

Quick Facts of Melvin Kaminsky

Full Name Melvin Kaminsky
Date of Birth1926 /06 /28
Marital StatusMarried
BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, U.S.A.
ProfessionActor, writer, producer, director, comedian, and composer
Active Year1949–present
Eye colourLight Brown
Hair colourWhite
SpouseFlorence Baum (m.1953; div. 1962), Anne Bancroft (m. 1964; d. 2005)
EducationBrooklyn College
Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter and Instagram
Net Worth$100 Million

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Short Description of Mel Brooks

Melvin Kaminsky, aka Mel Brooks, is a well known American actor, director, comedian, writer, producer, and composer. Mel is also the owner of his own production company named ‘Brooksfilms’. He is also a successful director, famous for the films like The Producers, The Twelve Chairs, and Blazing Saddles. He is a holder of various awards and is in a married life with Academy Award-winning actress Anne Bancroft.

Early Life and Education

Recalling his early life, Mel Brooks was born on June 28, 1926, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A. as Melvin Kaminsky. He was raised by his parents, James and Kate in Williamsburg along with his siblings, Irving, Lenny, and Bernie. He was raised in Jewish culture and he is a Cancer man. Brooks belongs to American national of White ethical background.

Regarding his academic qualifications, he joined Abraham Lincoln High School and graduated from Eastern District High School. After that, he joined Brooklyn College as a psychology major and then went to the Army Specialized Training Program.


Talking about his career, Bel Brooks served in the United States Army as a corporal. After some years, he left the job and started writing on various comedies movies with his partner and co-writer Carl Reiner. He is the writer of ‘All American’, a musical Broadway, that leads him the victory of two Tony Awards.

After that, he wrote a script for animated series titled, The Critic. After writing scripts for several years, he debuted as a director through the movie, ‘The Producers’. He is the director of the movies like, ‘History of the World Part I’, ‘Spaceballs’, ‘The Nutt House’, ‘Life Stinks’, ‘Robin Hood: Men in Tights’ and much more.

Besides acting and directing the movies, Mel Brooks has contributed to television series, The 2000 Year Old Man, The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, Spaceballs: The Animated Series, Mel Brooks and Dick Cavett Together Again, and The Comedians. For his work, Mel is Awarded various awards such as Academy Award and many Emmy, Grammy and Tony Awards.

Personal Life

Mel Brooks is married to Academy Award-winning actress Anne Bancroft in the year 1964 and remained together for more than 4 decades. Anne died in the year 2005. They had a son together named, Max Brooks.

Brooke was also married to Florence Baum (1926-2008), but they ended in divorce. The couple has three children together named, Stephanie, Nicky, and Eddie. The 91-year-old and talented personality has straight sexual orientation.

Body Statistics (Height & Weight)

Mel is currently 91 years old and has old, slim figure. Mel has wrinkled white skin, white hair, and light eyes. He is active via Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Net Worth

Mel earns $100 Million as his net worth.

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