After being in love with Courtney Ford for several years, Brandon and Courtney got engaged on 23rd of August 2006. Being engaged for about a year, they finally got married on 24th of November 2007. As a married couple, they have been parents once.
As a child, Brandon dreamed to be an actor. He also had an interest in playing the trumpet and the piano. He joined Norwalk High School where he became active in sports and music. There he also appeared in several school plays. After his high school graduation, he joined University of Iowa. But due to the insufficient funding, he began modeling. However, in 1999 he dropped out from University of Iowa and began pursuing his acting career. He made his acting debut in the TV series Odd Man Out in 1999. The following year, he appeared in the TV series Undressed starring the role of Wade. In 2006, he made his feature film debut in the movie Karla. His breakthrough role also came in 2006 after he portrayed the role of Clark Kent/Superman in the superhero film, Superman Returns. For this role, he earned the salary of $1,000,000. His net worth is said to be around $12 million.