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Dancer Brian Friedman Is Married To His Longtime Partner Daniel Brown

By Mahesh Nath | On: 26 Feb, 2020
Dancer Brian Friedman Is Married To His Longtime Partner Daniel Brown

American dancer and choreographer Brian Friedman is known for working with some of the world's most famous artists like Britney Spears, Mariah Carey, Beyonce Knowles, Usher, Brittany Murphy, and Rihanna. 

Additionally, he is also appreciated for appearing as a choreographer in popular shows like The X Factor: Celebrity (2010-2012), The X Factor (2011-2012), Britain's Got Talent (2015), So You Think You Can Dance (2005-2015).

Brian Friedman's Bio: Age

Brian Friedman was born on 28 May 1977 in Highland Park, Illinois.

Gay & Coming Out Story

Brian Friedman is openly gay. 

As of his coming out story, he knew that he was gay from a very young age. When he was only five or six years old, he had crushes on other boys in school. But he used to hide his feelings back then because he had realized that other boys didn't have the same feeling. 

When Brian started dancing, he met other boys who were also gay. And finally, at the age of sixteen, he talked about his sexuality to a close friend, who made him feel safe enough to confide.

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After then, he came out to his mother, Judy Friedman, first among his family members. He planned to tell his mother when she would be coming to see him in Los Angeles from Arizona. At that time, a boyfriend was living with him. He used to hide pictures of his boyfriend and keep him away whenever his family members would come,

But, this time, he decided not to do so—without hiding, he confessed his feelings to his mother. So, when she was in Arizona airport, he called her and said that he was gay. His mother replied that she knew it.

Husband & Son

Brian Friedman is married to an entrepreneur, Daniel Brown. Together, they raised Zack, until he turned 18—Brian and Daniel prefer to call Zack, their son.

He met Zack in an event called The Pulse On Tour, where he was a creative director, and Zack had won an award to travel around the country with the event. At that time, Zack was being raised by his grandmother– he grew up without his parents since he never had a strong relationship with them. Moreover, he was from a little town in New Mexico, where he had no opportunity to follow his passion. 

So, Brian and Daniel asked Zack's grandparents to let him stay with them. Zack's grandparents agreed, and he lived with them for about two and a half years. When he was eighteen years old, he began to live in his separate apartment. 

Love Story & Wedding

Brian Friedman and Daniel Brown first met in at The Abbey, a famous gay bar. Brian was there to meet Alexandra Burke for dinner with a friend; however, Alexandra stuck at the studio so, they went to The Abbey. Likewise, Daniel had also come to meet friends.

There they introduced each other and discovered that they lived near each other. The same night, they stayed at Brian's house, where they shared their first kiss.

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After being close enough, the pair began dating in 2009. Four years later, on 31 July 2013, Brian proposed Daniel—Brian had set up a helicopter ride in New York, and when they were over Chrysler Building, he popped out the question.

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Brian Friedman with his husband Daniel Brown on a wedding photo shared on 22 February 2020 (Source: Brian Friedman's Instagram)

Moreover, on 20 February 2020, the couple tied the knot at the luxurious Rosewood Miramar Beach Hotel in Santa Barbara.

Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Brian Friedman has a net worth of $2 million.


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