Eric Braeden Bio


Eric Braeden is a CBS's The Young and the Restless famed actor. He also loves playing tennis. Eric is married to his wife since 1966 and has a son who is a director.

Relationship Statistics of Eric Braeden

What is Eric Braeden marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce): Married
When did Eric Braeden get married ? (married date): October 08, 1966
How many children does Eric Braeden have ? (name): One(Christian Gudegast)
Is Eric Braeden having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Eric Braeden gay ?: No
Who is Eric Braeden wife ? (name): View Couple Comparison Dale Russell Gudegast
Dale Russell Gudegast

More about the relationship

Eric Braeden is married to Dale Russell Gudegast on 8th Oct 1966. Together, they have a son named Christan who wrote the film A Man Apart starring Vin Diesel.

Eric has a good relationship with his co-star Nikki Reed.

Who is Eric Braeden?

Eric Braeden is a German-American film and television actor, known for his roles like Victor Newman on the soap opera The Young and the Restless. He won a Daytime Emmy Award in 1998 for Lead Actor in a Drama Series for the role of Victor Newman.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality

Eric Braeden was born Hans-Jorg Gudegast on April 3, 1941, in Bredenbek, Germany. He is of Caucasian ancestry.

His father was a mayor who died when he was 12 years old. When Eric was 18, he moved to the United States.

There is no information about his siblings.


Eric attended the University of Montana and Santa Monica College.

He was a good student and he was in sports. Starting from an early age, he liked to perform and to act and he had the idea of pursuing a career in acting.

Eric Braeden: Career, Achievements

In 1965, he appeared in a film called Morituri that featured also Yul Brynner with Marlon Brando. He had a guest appearance in T.H.R.U.S.H TV series and in Man from U.N.C.L.E.

He was a guest star in many TV series such as Discotheque Affair, Twelve O’clock High, Day of Reckoning, The Rat Patrol and Blue Light. He also appeared in the movies like The Forbin Project, Titanic, The Planet of The Apes and The Man who come back.

Eric Braeden
Caption: Eric Braeden (Source: Ace Show)

In 2009, after a contract of over 30 years in Young and the Restless for over 30 years and decided to leave.  For his performance as a lead Victor Newman in the soap opera The Young and the Restless, he won a Daytime Emmy Award in the year 1998 for the title of Lead Actor in a Drama Series. He did appear in films and TV shows for over two decades in America and he had appeared in the guest star roles in over 120 roles.

Eric Braeden: Salary, Net worth

His net worth is estimated to be $25 million according to the sources. However, his salary is still unknown.

Eric Braeden: Rumors, Controversies/Scandal

The real-life plot involving the firing of Young and the Restless star Michael Muhney has thickened considerably. Muhney’s TV father, suds legend Eric Braeden, claims in a new interview that, despite rumors to the contrary, he did not have the actor axed. In fact, Braeden insists Muhney tried to have him removed from the soap.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Eric has been standing with a perfect height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) and weighs 83 kg. He has black hair color and dark brown eye color.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Eric is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. He has more than 64.2k followers on the Facebook account and 150k followers on Twitter account and 43.1k subscribers on his Youtube channel.


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