Brendan Penny is a Canadian actor well-known for his appearance in the tv series “Motive” where he portrayed the role of Detective Brian Lucas.

He is also the star of several hallmark movies of which he is popular for his performance in the drama series “Chesapeake Shores” portraying the character of Kevin O’Brien.

Quick Info
Birth Name
Brendan Penny
Birth Date
9th November 1978
Birth Place
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Fanshawe College
Lyric School of Acting
Zodiac Sign
6 feet
183 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
two children/Disclosed
Social Media
Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook
Net Worth$2 million
Brendan Penny
Source: Instagram


Brendan Penny was born on 9th November 1978 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. His full name is Brendan James Penny and he was raised in London, Ontario.

Penny hasn’t revealed his parents’ names or anything regarding his childhood yet. Little do we know is that he has Canadian nationality and white ethnicity. He has the birth sign, Scorpio.



Brendan Penny was educated in Fanshawe College in London, Ontario graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting. Penny decided to switch to an acting career and decided to join the Lyric School of Acting in Vancouver, British Columbia. There is no further information regarding his high school education but we believe he completed his high school education in Ottawa.


How did Penny start his career?

Brendan made his television debut in 2003 with the series “Jake 2.0.” he continued playing minor roles in several movies and tv series such as “When Jesse Was Born,” “The L Word,” “Smallville,” and others. Penny landed his first major role in the series “Whistler” in 2006 for which he was nominated with Leo Awards.

Some of his best roles include “The Assistants,” “The Dark Corner,” “The Runner,” “Motive,” and “Chesapeake Shores” where he played alongside stars Meghan Ory and Jesse Metcalfe. The tv series “Motive” gained Penny three Leo Award nominations in 2013.

Penny has played several hallmark movies and he confessed that he wants to work more in such movies. Some of his movies are “Easter Under Wraps,” “Valentine in the Vineyard,” “A Dash of Love,” “’ Tis the Season for Love,” and others.


Personal Life

Brendan is very secretive when it comes to revealing his love life. He never shares pictures of his lover or shares his love interests with his fans.

But looking at his early Twitter posts, Brendan is believed to be a married man and a father of two children as shown from his tweets in 2015 and 2017. Penny hasn’t revealed the name of his wife or children yet. However, he shares a lot of pictures of his on-screen romances which might confuse his viewers.

Brendan Penny with his friend, Louie Ferreira
Brendan with his friend, Louie Ferreira Source: Instagram

Body Measurement

Penny celebrated his 43rd birthday on November 2021. This year, he will turn 44 years old. Penny is a handsome man gifted with a tall height of 6 feet which is about 183 cm. He possesses an athletic body build and weighs 75 kg or 165.5 lbs. Penny has blue eyes and brown hair.


Is Brendan Penny related to Joe Penny?

Since Brendan and Joe have the same last name, questions were raised if they are related to one another. Unfortunately, they aren’t related to each other. Joe Penny whose real name is Joseph Edward Penny Jr. is an American actor. He is known for his appearance in “Jake and the Fatman” and “Cold Case.”


Social media

Brendan Penny is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. He has over 73.1 thousand followers on Instagram where he can be connected with @therealbrendan_penny. On Twitter, Penny has gathered over 10.8 thousand followers and can be connected with @BrendanJPenny.

Brendan Penny alongside co-star, Jennie Garth
Brendan Penny alongside co-star, Jennie Garth Source: Instagram

Net worth

Brendan Penny has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2022. He has been gaining more and more success through his hallmark romantic movies. Penny is leading a successful life and we will be seeing more of his amazing romantic performances in the coming future.



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