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Bret McKenzie is a renowned New Zealand musician, born on June 29, 1976. He gained fame as one half of the comedy duo “Flight of the Conchords,” known for their musical comedy. With his partner, Jemaine Clement, Bret created a hit TV series and released several successful albums. He also contributed to the music of “The Muppets” movies, earning an Academy Award for Best Original Song. His witty lyrics and musical talent have made him a beloved figure in the entertainment industry. Bret McKenzie age is 47 years .
|Full Name:||Bret Peter Tarrant McKenzie|
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|Height:||6 feet 0 inches|
|Net Worth:||$4 Million|
Early Life & Education:
McKenzie was born in Wellington, New Zealand. He is a previous individual from The Black Seeds. He discharged a collection called Prototype as Video Kid and is an individual from the Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra. McKenzie went to Clifton Terrace Model School, Wellington College and afterward Victoria University of Wellington where he met Jemaine Clement who was additionally examining film and theater. Together, they were individuals from So You’re a Man and they later framed Flight of the Conchords.
The Conchords created a six-section improvisational parody radio program for the BBC and have showed up on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, the Late Show with David Letterman and The Late Show with Craig Ferguson. After a fruitful appearance in 2005 on HBOs One Night Stand, the Conchords were offered their own 12-section HBO arrangement Flight of the Conchords. Its first season ran from June to September 2007, and its subsequent season debuted on HBO 18 January 2009.
McKenzie has showed up in the first and third movies in Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings set of three. His quiet role in the principal film as Figwit accomplished some minor web notoriety, which prompted Jackson giving him a line in the third film. In April 2011, McKenzie was given a role as the mythical person Lindir for The Hobbit. His dad Peter McKenzie played the role of Elendil in Lord of the Rings. Alongside Clement, McKenzie was highlighted as one of 2008’s “100 Sexiest People” in a unique release of the Australian magazine Who. Throughout the mid year of 2010, McKenzie traveled to Los Angeles to fill in as the music director for The Muppets. He proceeded to compose four of the five unique melodies from the film’s soundtrack including “Man or Muppet” and “Life’s a Happy Song” the two of which were designated for Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards and Satellite Awards.
McKenzie, together with Australian humorist Hamish Blake featured in a New Zealand highlight film, Two Little Boys, completed in late 2011 and discharged in New Zealand on March 2012. In the 2012 Queen’s Birthday and Diamond Jubilee Honors, McKenzie was named an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for administrations to music and film. McKenzie composed the first melodies for the 2014 motion picture Muppets Most Wanted.
Bret McKenzie Wife & Children:
He is married to New Zealand marketing expert Hannah Clarke and right now keeps up residences in Los Angeles, New York City and Wellington. They have two kids, a son named Leo McKenzie and a daughter named, Vita McKenzie.
Bret McKenzie Net Worth:
Bret McKenzie net worth is estimated to be $4 Million as per Celebrity Net Worth.
|The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)||The Return of the King (2003)||Flight of the Conchords (2007-2009)|
|The Drinky Crow Show (2008)||Diagnosis Death (2009)||The Simpsons (2010)|
|The Muppets (2011)||Two Little Boys (2011)||Austenland (2013)|
|Muppets Most Wanted (2017)||Bajillion Dollar Properties (2017)||Live in London (2018)|
|Bob the Musical (TBA)||Moonland (TBA)||Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas (TBA)|
FAQs about Bret McKenzie Musician
Who is Bret McKenzie?
Bret McKenzie is a New Zealand musician, comedian, actor, and writer. He is best known as one half of the comedy duo Flight of the Conchords, alongside Jemaine Clement.
When was Bret McKenzie born?
Bret McKenzie was born on June 29, 1976, in Wellington, New Zealand.
What is Bret McKenzie’s role in Flight of the Conchords?
In Flight of the Conchords, Bret McKenzie plays himself, forming the folk-comedy band Flight of the Conchords with Jemaine Clement. He is the singer, guitarist, and songwriter for the duo.
What are some of Bret McKenzie’s notable works with Flight of the Conchords?
With Flight of the Conchords, Bret McKenzie has released several successful albums, including "Folk the World Tour" (2002), "The Distant Future" (2007), and the self-titled "Flight of the Conchords" (2008). The duo also had a popular TV series titled "Flight of the Conchords" that aired from 2007 to 2009.
Has Bret McKenzie won any awards?
Yes, Bret McKenzie has won several awards for his work with Flight of the Conchords. In 2007, he won a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album for "The Distant Future." Additionally, he received two Emmy Award nominations for the "Flight of the Conchords" TV series.