Though Brett has been directing and producing several movies and TV series related to romantic love life, his love life in his real life is vacant. There is no any information about his love affairs, girlfriend, married life and spouse.
Brett also spends some of his childhood days in Israel and there he got enrolled at some high school to pursue his primary education. Later on he got enrolled at Miami Beach Senior High School and graduated from there in 1986. He joined New York University and finally earned his bachelor's degree in 1990. In 1980, he watched a boxing film Raging Bull and after watching this movie he got fascinated in film making. While he was pursuing his undergraduate degree, he directed the music video Christmas in Hollis. In 1990, he also directed the short movie Whatever Happened to Mason Reese. Actually he was also the producer and the writer of this short movie. He directed several other music videos and then in 1997 he directed an American action comedy film Money Talks. He got his rise in fame after directing the movie Rush Hour. For being the director of the Rush Hour 3, he earned the salary is $7,500,000 and his net worth is said to be around $65 Million.