Adrien Brody joined I.S. 227 Louis Armstrong Middle School and New York's Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. Later, he moved to Long Lake Camp for the Arts in the Adirondacks in upstate New York. He, then, joined Stony Brook University before transferring to Queens College for a semester.
Brody began his acting career at the age of 15 and made his acting debut in a television series, Home at Last. After a year, he appeared in American anthology movie New York Stories, which was directed by Woody Allen. The co-stars of this movie are Rosanna Arquette, Mia Farrow, Giancarlo Giannini, and Julie Kavner.
After his successful debut as an actor, Brody appeared in a biographical drama movie The Pianist, which was directed by Roman Polanski. The others cast members of this movie are Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Maureen Lipman, and Emilia Fox. The movie became a huge hit and made a collection of $120.1 million at the box against the budget of $35 million.
Currently, Brody is shooting for his upcoming movie, Emperor. He has also appeared in numerous movies that include The Singing Detective, King Kong, The Brothers Bloom, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Predators, Dragon Blade, Backtrack, Septembers of Shiraz, Manhattan Night, and Bullet Head.
Likewise, Brody has also featured in numerous television series like Annie McGuire, Rebel Highway, Split Screen, Saturday Night Live, Houdini, Breakthrough, Dice, and Peaky Blinders.
Regarding his nationality and ethnicity, Brody is a white American. Currently, he is dating his model-girlfriend Lara Lieto. The couple seems to be very happy with their relationship and has shown no any chance of separation. The couple has not so far revealed any plans for marriage. Previously he dated his girlfriend Elsa Pataky, a Spanish actress.
Brody earns a tremendous amount of money from his professional acting career. His current net worth is estimated to be $16 million. He has bought a house in Central New York for $0.65 million. He has a collection of luxury cars like Ferrari, worth $200,000, and Corvette Z06, worth $79,995 - 83,995.