Briga Heelan Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 31 Oct, 2019
Facts of Briga Heelan
Date of Birth: 1987 , April-2
Age: 33 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Briga Heelan
Birth Name Briga Davis Heelan
Father Kevin Heelan
Mother Kimball Heelan
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Andover, Massachusetts
Profession Actor
Famous for Cougar Town, Ground Floor, Undateable, Love, Great News
Married Yes
Married to Rene Gube
Children Bennet Alejandra Gube
Education Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, University of Southern California
TV Show Cougar Town, Ground Floor, Undateable, Love, Great News
Siblings Conor
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Briga Heelan is an American actress, most widely known for her roles in the sitcoms Cougar Town, Ground Floor, Undateable, Love, and Great News. Heelan has worked in around a dozen television series, however, she is yet to make her big-screen debut.

Briga Was Born To A Playwright and Dramatist Father

Briga Davis Heelan was born on April 2, 1987, in Andover, Massachusetts, USA. She is one of two children born to father Kevin Heelan and mother, Kimball Heelan. She has a brother, Conor. Her father is a playwright, a dramatist as well as a faculty member at Phillips Andover Academy, Andover, Massachusetts since 1983. Her mother is a teacher at the Lowell Public Schools.

A young Briga Heelan with her brother, Conor SOURCE: Instagram

Briga’s alma mater include the Walnut Hill School for the Arts, at Natick, Massachusetts. She later attended the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music in Ohio but dropped after a year to study music at the University of Southern California.

Briga Is Most Well Known For Her Roles In American Sitcoms

Briga was still finding her calling in musical theatre and appearing in television series such as ‘Man Up!’ and Jane by Design. Meanwhile, she got her breakthrough role in the American sitcom, Cougar Town, in which she played the role of Holly. She got to star alongside Hollywood alums like Courtney Cox, Christa Miller, and Busy Philipps.  

She then went on to work in numerous other sitcoms such as Ground Floor, Undateable, and Love. She was also featured more prominently in the 2017 American sitcom Great News. She was singled out for her performance as Katherine "Katie" Wendelson.

Briga Heelan with her Brooklyn Nine-Nine co-stars SOURCE: Instagram

Most recently, she appeared in the sitcoms Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Modern Family.

Briga's Net Worth Is Estimated Around $1 Million To $5 Million 

As of 2019, actress Briga Heelan's net worth is estimated to be somewhere between $1 Million to $5 Million. Her primary source of income is her long and illustrious career in some of the most popular sitcoms on television.

Briga Is Married And Has A Daughter 

Briga is currently married to her Ground Floor co-star Rene Gube. The pair met on set and got engaged on October 16, 2014. After dating for seven months, they tied the knot on May 8, 2015. The pair has a daughter named Bennet Alejandra Gube, who was born on March 23, 2017.

Briga Heelan with her husband, Rene, and daughter, Bennet Alejandra SOURCE: Instagram

Before Rene Gube, Briga dated singer-songwriter from the American rock band Boys Like Girls, Martin Johnson. They are high school-mate, and their friendship gradually changed to a romantic relationship, which became public in 2009.

But as of now, Briga Heelan is enjoying her life to the fullest with her husband and daughter.


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