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(Producer, Director, Technician, Puppetter)

Relationship Facts of Brian Henson

Brian Henson is married to Mia Sara {Compare Couple}.
Brian Henson married on April 06, 2010.
💑 Anniversary in 305 days 💑
He is father of One(Amelia Jane Henson).
Brian Henson is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Brian Henson?

Brian Henson was married to the costume designer, Ellis Flyte in November 1990 but they got separated in 2002. Later, he married Mia Sara, an American actress on 6 April 2010. They welcomed their daughter and named her Amelia Jane Henson. Brian and Mia’s marriage is going strong as there is no news regarding any extramarital affairs at present.

Who is Brian Henson?

Brian Henson is an American director, producer, puppeteer, technician, and the chairman of an American entertainment company, The Jim Henson Company.

He is best known for his roles in ‘The Muppet Christmas Carol’ in 1992, ‘Labyrinth’ in 1986, ‘And Muppet Treasure Island’ in 1996. He was awarded the Pretty time Emmy Award for the category, Outstanding Children’s Program for ‘Muppets Tonight’ in 1996.

What is the birth name of Brian Henson?

He was born on November 3, 1963, in New York City, New York, USA. His birth name is Brian David Henson. His father’s name is Jim Henson and he was an artist, puppeteer, cartoonist, and filmmaker. His mother, Jane Henson is also a puppeteer. He is the first child of the family and his siblings are Lisa, Cheryl, John, and Heather Henson. He holds American citizenship but his ethnicity is Jewish.

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Caption: Brian Henson and wife (Source: IMDB)

He used to make several cameo appearances in the series ‘Sesame Street’ and he built the very first Muppet penguin puppet for the opening of the ‘Lullaby of Broadway’ segment which was a season three episode of ‘The Muppet Show’. Since he was skilled in the use of marionette puppets, he created and operated a special ragging device that allowed the Muppets to ride bicycles. He also operated a marionette of scooters riding a bicycle in ‘The Muppets Take Manhattan’ in 1984.

Brian Henson: Education History

He joined the University of Colorado to become an astrophysicist but he left his studies and began appreciating his father’s work.

Brian Henson: Professional Life and Career

He portrayed the role of Jack Pumpkinhead in ‘Return to Oz’ in 1985 and gave his special effect for ‘Santa Claus: The Movie’ in the same year. He also acted as a principal performer for the Audrey II puppet in ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ in 1986 where he controlled mouth movement and others performed the lips and vines. He also gave the voice of Hoggle in his father’s film ‘Labyrinth’ in 1986 and of the Dog in both versions of ‘The Storyteller’ in 1988 and 1990.

He directed ‘The Muppet Christmas Carol and ‘Muppet Treasure Island’ in 1992 and 1996 respectively. He portrayed the role of Dr. Phil van Neuter in ‘Muppets from Space’ in 1999. He produced and directed a puppet crime-comedy film ‘The Happytime Murders’ in 2018.

He also worked as a chief executive producer for the television series: ‘Dinosaurs’, ‘Aliens in the Family, ‘Bear in the Big Blue House’, etc. He is the producer, creator, and co-actor of the adult-themed puppet-based variety show ‘Puppet Up!’ and portrayed various roles on the program ‘That Puppet Game Show’.

Brian Henson: Lifetime Achievement and Awards

He has been awarded Academy Award, the USA in 1992, Pretty time Emmy Award for the category Outstanding Children’s Program for ‘Muppets Tonight’ in 1996, Pretty time Emmy Award for the category Outstanding Miniseries for ‘Gulliver’s Travels’ in 1996 and he has been nominated several times in his career.

What is Brian Henson’s net worth?

It is estimated that he has a net worth of around $150 million as of 2022, and his source of income is from his professional career.

Brian Henson: Rumors and Controversies

He is a very secretive person and he does not come in front of the media that much. He has not been engaged in controversy and rumor as well.

Brian Henson: Description of Body Measurements

He has a height of 1.64m and he weighs 75 kg. His hair color is dark brown and his eyes are light brown. There is no information regarding his chest, biceps, dress size, or shoe size via any sources.

Brian Henson: Social Media Profile

He does not seem to be active in social media. He has not created his social media accounts like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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