Brendan Penny - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 7, 2022

Brendan Penny
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Whistler (TV series), Motive (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $1 million

Personal Details

Born on : November 9, 1978 (age 45)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Brendan James Penny
Birth Place: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Horoscope: Scorpio
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 2

a brother
a sister

University: Fanshawe College, Lyric School of Acting
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: Canadian


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Children: 2


Body Measurements

Height: 1.83 meter (6 feet 0 inch)
Weight: 79 kg (174.16 lb)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Brendan Penny?

Brendan Penny is an actor by profession and Canadian by nationality. He is best known for starring in Whistler, Motive, and as Kevin O'Brien in the Hallmark Channel series Chesapeake Shores.

Brendan Penny – Age, Parents, Siblings

Brendan Penny’s birth took place on November 9, 1978, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He was born Brendan James Penny. He is not the only child of his parents and has two siblings, a brother, and a sister, who he often features on his social media page.

Other details of his early life including his mother’s name, father’s name, childhood, and the rest of the family are not shared with the public.

Brendan Penny with his siblings (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Brendan Penny attended Fanshawe College where he earned a BS in Accounting. He then moved to Vancouver, British Columbia in 2002 where he studied at the Lyric School of Acting.

His ethnicity is Caucasian.

Brendan Penny – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Brendan Penny is a happily married man who married his girlfriend on August 1, 2017. Also, he has not shared many details including the identity of his wife with whom he has two children, a son, and a daughter. His wife is a marine biologist.

As of 2020, the couple is in a blissful marriage, living without rumors of extra-marital affairs or divorce.

Brendan Penny's daughter (left-posted March 2015) and son (posted May 2015) (Image: Twitter)

Brendan Penny – Career

Early Career

Penny had moved to Vancouver to pursue a career in acting. After graduating from college, he went on to portray minor roles in TV series including Jake 2.0 (2003), Supernatural (2006), The L Word (2005-2006), Whistler (2006), Stargate: Atlantis (2008), and in films LTD. (2005), Thomas Kinkade's Home for Christmas (2008), Betsy's Kindergarten Adventures (2008).

Movies, Series

Since 2009 Brendan Penny has starred in films I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009) and Held Hostage (2009). His work is much more prominent on TV. He has been cast as the main character in The Assistants (2009-2010), Chesapeake Shores (2016-present), and a supporting role in Motive (2012-2016). 

Most of all he is known for starring in a series of Hallmark Channel TV movies such as Along Came a Nanny (2014), In the Vineyard Series (2016-2019), A Dash of Love (2017), and The Secret Ingredient (2020).

Brendan Penny and Sarah Lancaster co-starred in 'Tis the Season for Love (Image: Hallmark Channel)


On Chesapeake Shores, Brendan Penny has starred alongside Meghan Ory, Jesse Metcalfe, Laci J Mailey, Emilie Ullerup, and Treat Williams.

Brendan Penny – Awards, Nominations

Brendan Penny has been nominated for two Leo Awards- in 2017 and in 2017.

Brendan Penny – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth is estimated to be around ‎$ 1 million while the figure on his annual salary is not shared with the public.

Brendan Penny – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Brendan Penny is followed by thousands of followers. However, his Facebook account has not been active since April 2012.

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