Brigette Lundy-Paine Bio, Age, Girlfriend, Sexuality & More

By Staff Writer | Updated On: 15 Apr, 2021
Brigette Lundy-Paine Bio, Age, Girlfriend, Sexuality & More

Quick Information

Date of Birth 1994-08-10
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Marital Status Single
Divorced/Engaged Not Yet
Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity White
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Social Media Instagram
Children/Kids Not Yet
Height 5 Feet 8½ Inches (174 cm)
Parents Laura Lundy-Paine (Mother), Robert Paine (Father)

Brigette Lundy-Paine is an American actor who rose to fame after their breakout role as 'Casey Gardner' on the Netflix original series Atypical (2017—present).

On the show, who mildly faced criticism for its portrayal of autism, Brigette plays Casey, the sister of the main character 'Sam.', nevertheless, the role is hugely appreciated for its queer storyline with best friend 'Izzy' played by actress Fivel Stewart.

Before this, Brigette portrayed 'Maureen' in the biographical drama film, The Glass Castle (2017). Not to forget, Brigette first earned their on-screen credit starring in an episode of the TV show One Bad Choice in 2015.

What's Brigette's sexuality?

On the 8th of November 2019, Brigette Lundy-Paine came out as non-binary, emphasizing that Brigette prefers "they/them" pronouns.

Their exact words were:

I’m non-binary, always felt a lil bit boy, lil bit girl, lil bit neither. using they/them as of late n it feels right. scary af to come out n been rly putting this off. But I feel I owe it to myself and to all of us who struggle w gender. If you’re NB comment and celebrate yourself! u r beautiful and u r whole.

Previously, in September 2018, Brigette told The Advocate that they are yet to figure out if they will ever date a straight guy.

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During the time, they also gave a bit of scoop on their coming out story: on how they had made a teary phone call to their mother when they had their first girlfriend. One of their Instagram fan pages shared a photograph of Brigette marking the first day of 2021, where the fan proudly calls them a non-binary.

Brigette Lundy-Paine's Bio (Age)

Brigette was born on the 10th of August 1994 in Dallas, Texas. They have a younger brother named Benjamin Lundy-Paine.

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Brigette's parents, Laura Lundy and Robert Paine, both are performers based in the Bay Area. Their mom and dad ran a theatre company in Alameda.

Photo: Brigette Lundy-Paine shares childhood throwback picture with their father, Robert Paine on 26 August 2015 (Photo: Brigette Lundy-Paine's Instagram )

Brigette's mother is a Theatrical producer, founder of Blue Panther Productions, and co-founder of Creative Consultants.

When she was pregnant with Brigette, she used her sign language skills to get an audition for 'Mother of Deaf Child' in the film Mr. Holland's Opus (1995). Her scene, written to be a crucial moment in the cinema, was scheduled to be filmed in July 1994, when Laura was eight months pregnant. But for some reason, the shot never happened.

Brigette's girlfriend/boyfriend: who is she dating?

Brigette Lundy-Paine was engaged to Joshua Hoover, a comedian starring on How I Met Your Mother and Action Point.

On the 16th of July 2017, Joshua tweeted about the engagement that happened at Times Square. Later on the 31st of May 2018, both were spotted joyously posing at the premiere of Action Point at the ArcLight Hollywood in Hollywood, California.

Brigette Lundy-Paine and Joshua Hoover on 16 July 2017 (Photo: Brigette Lundy-Paine's Instagram)

Since then, their relationship timeline stays un-updated. Instead, since Brigette's Instagram-story exchange on Christmas day 2019 with Halsey, fans started hooting them as a "couple."

Over the Instagram stories, Brigette and Hasley had introduced the other to their families.

Interesting Facts on Brigette Lundy-Paine

  • They stand at the height of 5 feet and 6½ inches (1.69 meters).
  • They regarded their acting as a sideshow to their career as a pop star in the Improvisational Voice Band, entitled Subtle Pride.
  • Nonetheless, the greatest effort to pursue a career as a scientist, they landed in the acting field. As a result, they someday wish to portray a scientist character: one of 'Jody Foster' in Contact.
  • They will soon be trending on Netflix for the series Atypical season 04, which will probably be out in 2021.