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Nancy Bruner Biography

Nancy Bruner

Facts of Nancy Bruner

Birth Nation: United States
Name Nancy Bruner
Birth Name Nancy Bruner
Father N/A
Mother N/A
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Blond
Married to Ben Vereen
Children 4
Divorce Ben Vereen

Quick Timeline of Nancy Bruner

1973 Husband Ben Vereen Received Tony Award
1976 Married to Ben Vereen
2012 Divorce With Ben Vereen

Detail Timeline of Nancy Bruner


Husband Ben Vereen Received Tony Award

Nancy Bruner's ex-husband Ben Vereen received a Tony Award for his performance in Pippin in 1973, one year after being nominated for the award for his performance in Jesus Christ Superstar.


Married to Ben Vereen

Nancy Bruner got married to her now ex-husband Ben Vereen in 1976 after first meeting on the set of a play.


Divorce With Ben Vereen

Nancy Bruner stayed in a marital relationship with Ben Vereen for 36 years and they got a divorce in 2012.


Nancy Bruner is an American woman best known as the ex-wife of the versatile actor, dancer, and singer, Ben Vereen, who has appeared in numerous Broadway theatre shows.

Early Life, Family & Education

Nancy Bruner was born in the United States of America. The birth date and the exact birthplace have not been disclosed.

Likewise, the details about his family including the names of her dad and mom are not available. She has also not spoken if she has a sibling or is the only child of her parents.

However, she is a former daughter-in-law of Ben Vereen's parents James Vereen and Pauline Vereen. He is the adopted child of James and Pauline. His biological mother is Essie May Pearson while the name of his biological father has not been disclosed.

Nancy is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Information about her weight, height, weight, age and body measurement are under wraps.

The educational background of Nancy is not available but her ex-husband Ben reportedly attended the High School of Performing Arts.


The details about the career of Nancy Bruner are not available as she has never opened up about her professional life in public.

Her ex-husband Ben Vereen is a versatile actor and has played the role of a manipulative person, Billy Flynn, in the U.S. and Canadian tour of Chicago. He also portrayed the iconic Wizard of Oz in Broadway's Wicked from 2005 to 2006.

Ben received a Tony Award for his performance in Pippin in 1973. One year before his Tony Award win, he was nominated for the award for his performance in Jesus Christ Superstar.

Personal Life

As we mentioned earlier, Nancy Bruner was once married to Ben Vereen. The former couple tied the knot in 976.

They first met on the set of a play, fell in love, started dating and eventually decided to get married. They stayed in a marital relationship for 36 years and they got a divorce in 2012 citing the reason for the split as "irreconcilable differences."

The former husband-wife duo shares four children; daughters Karon VereenKabara VereenNaja Vereen and Malaika Vereen. Naja was killed in a car accident in 1987 in New Jersey when a truck overturned on her car.

As all their children were adults, child support was not an issue. As for spousal support, the actor didn't think he should have to pay that.

Prior to getting married to Nancy, Ben was married to Andrea Vereen (1966-1974), with who he shares a son Ben Vereen Jr.

Salary & Net Worth

Both the salary and net worth of Nancy Bruner are not available. However, according to the Celebrity Net Worth website, her ex-husband Ben has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

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