Does Comedian Neal Brennan Have a Wife or a girlfriend?
Neal Brennan is a man of many talents. He is a comedian, podcaster, writer, producer, and director.
He is most renowned for his stint as a co-creator and co-writer for Comedy Central's popular show Chappelle's Show (2003-2006), starring Dave Chappelle.
In this article, learn about Neal Brennan's personal life, including his dating and marital status and what thoughts he has shared on marriage and sldo get to know more about the "girlfriend" comments he has made time and again. .
How old is Neal Brennan?
As of writing, Brennan is 49 years old. He was born on 19 October 1973 as the youngest of 10 children. His older brother Kevin Brennan is also a comedian.
Is Neal Brennan's Married?
Brennan remains unmarried till now. He is somone who has talked a lot about dating and relationship in his stand up and shows appereances. Hence, it has been obvious for the fans tos speculate if he has been committed to anyone.
And the answer is yes. He has been into dating relationships in the past. Currently, it is not known if he is dating someone as he has chosen to keep his personal life private. But in the past, he had touched on his datinng life.
On October 16, 2020, in an episode of the How Neal Feel podcast on YouTube, the comedian took questions from fans and shared his assessment of marriage
In the podcast, he also confirmed that he was not married. However, he also revealed that he thought the marriage was a "bad idea."
"I just think it's a bad institution [marriages] and it should be, uh, put in the dustbin of history with totalitarianism and fascism and Mormonism," he said.
The 49-year-old comedian then laughed at a fan who sent him a question, asking, "How are you not married?" Brennan didn't even bother answering it.
In another instance, Brennan took to Twitter on May 20, 2018, to put out his views on marriage. In the tweet, he wrote, "Marriage seems relentless."
Neal Brennan's Girlfriend and His Dating History
Although the podcast host does not believe in marriage and having a wife, he has had girlfriends.
He has not particularly revealed details of his past girlfriends. But he has mentioned them in passing - either during his standup routines or interviews.
Speaking with Parade in March 2016, Brennan shared,
My girlfriend pointed out that when I move from room to room in my house, I sing or hum. In my head I’m in a sitcom. And I’m doing a transition.
Also the same year, he revealed an incidient involving his then-girlfriend to Vice when asked if he benefited from revealing his connections to the Chapelle's Show on the street. He replied,
The best version of that ever was about ten years ago. I was with my girlfriend at the time who is mixed, and we were walking on 125th Street [in Harlem], and I could just feel these dudes staring at me and her. Like, Who's this motherfucker with a black girl? And we get close to them, and one of them goes, 'Oh, shit. It's Neal!' And I didn't know the guys at all but all was forgiven. It was so goddamn funny to me.
Like, Who’s this motherfucker with a black girl? And we get close to them, and one of them goes, “Oh, shit. It’s Neal!” And I didn’t know the guys at all but all was forgiven. It was so goddamn funny to me.
A year before, he had seemingly hinted that his girlfriend had black ethnicity. He said,“Talking to my GF when she’s mad is like doing stand-up for a mostly black crowd. They’re listening, but really just want me to stop..”
Later, in his standup video on YouTube, which was uploaded on January 27, 2020, he also mentioned that his girlfriend was Asian.
And in many occasions, Brennan's humorous opinion and comments about dating, marriage and relationships have seemingly suggested his dating preferences.
My girlfriend and I love each other so much that once a year we give each other a month off. — Neal Brennan (@nealbrennan) April 23, 2011
However, these perfomances and comments might also be just part of his routines and show's transcripts or talking points.
Neal Brennan Is the Youngest of 10 Siblings
Brennan grew up in Villanova, Pennsylvania, a college town near Philadelphia. He lived there until the age of six. His family was of Irish Catholoic descent.
After realizing he was funny at about 8 or 9 years of age, he started writing comedy routines and performing them with his friends.
Brennan's first stint as a writer came in 1995 when he wrote for the dating show Singled Out, hosted by Jenny McCarthy and Chris Hardwick.
He then collaborated with Chappelle in 1997 for Half Baked, which was a commercial failure. But they continued their collaboration and worked on the Chappelle's Show.
The show premiered in January 2003, and the rest, as they say, is history.
Today, Brennan is one of the most popular writers and comedians in the industry.He has his own popular stand up special on Comedy Central named Women and Black Dudes. He has also created Netflix special such as Blocks and 3 Mics. According to Celebritynetworth, his current estimated net-worth is $5 million.