Myles Jonathan Brando-Meet Marlon Brando’s Son and His Strange Family

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Myles Jonathan Brando-Meet Marlon Brando’s Son and His Strange Family
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Myles Jonathan Brando is the son of the late American actor Marlon Brando. His dad was one of the most influential actors of the 20th century. Marlon was widely known for his role in a number of TV films including On the WaterfrontThe Wild OneOne-Eyed JacksThe Godfather, and many more.

Besides, the two Golden Globe Award-winning actor Marlon was known for his multiple high-profile relationships. In fact, the late actor had fathered more than ten kids from his different partners.

Here in this article, we will explore all the unknown and exciting facts about Myles including his parents, siblings, career, whereabouts, and many more. So, without any further ado, let’s get started!

Who Are Myles Jonathan Brando’s Parents? Details On His Mother, Early Life

Myles is one of the children out of 11 offspring of Marlon Brando. The report states, his son Myles was born on January 16, 1992. Similarly, the actor welcomed Jonathan with his housekeeper Maria Cristina Ruiz (his mother). As of 2023, Myles is 30 years old.

Talking about the star kid’s ethnic background, Brando belongs to English, Irish, German, Dutch, French Huguenots, Welsh, and Scottish.

Myles Has Ten Siblings & Others To Be Known

Myles shares two biological siblings named Ninna Priscilla Brando and Timothy Gahan Brando. Ninna is the eldest among them who was born on May 13, 1989. Timothy is the youngest, born on January 6, 1994.

Besides, it is reported that Brando has dozen of half-siblings, but only ten are known. The oldest among them is Christian Devi Brando who was born on May 11, 1958, in Los Angeles, CA. He is the child of Marlon and his first wife Anna Kashfi. Myles’ dad welcomed two children with his second wife Movita.

They first welcomed Miko Brando on February 26, 1961. Then in 1966, their second-born child Rebecca Brando was born. Then, Simon Teihotu Brando (b. on May 30, 1963) and Tarita Cheyenne Brando (b. February 20, 1970) were the children, Marlon fathered with his third wife Tarita Teriipaia.

As per  The Irish Express, Marlon has-had adopted two daughters Maimiti, born in 1977, and niece, Raiatua, born in 1982, who were Tarita’s kids from another relationship.

What Is Myles Jonathan Brando’s Profession?

Myles is a very private person when it comes to his both professional and personal life. Therefore, we will be unable to share the details regarding Myles’ profession. Besides, his dad worked in the film industry for over six decades.

Brando was a mimic from a very young age. At the time, he had the ability to absorb the mannerisms of children he played with and displayed them dramatically while staying in character. His sister Jocelyn was the first to pursue acting, and gradually, he followed his sister to New York.

Myles Jonathan Brando's dad Marlon Brando was one of the most influential actors of the 20th century,
Myles’ dad worked in the film industry for over a half-century

In 1951, he rose to fame after his role as Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire. Not only that but, it also earned him his first Academy Award nomination in the Best Actor category.

His acting credits include, On the Waterfront, Désirée, One-Eyed JacksThe Ugly AmericanBedtime Story, The AppaloosaA Countess from Hong Kong, and many more. During his sixty years of acting journey, he also received a number of awards including, two Golden Globe Awards, three British Academy Film Awards, two Academy Awards, and one Cannes Film Festival Award.

Myles Jonathan Brando Has A Highly Publicized Family Drama

On May 16, 1990, one of Myles’ brothers Christian fatally shot Dag Drollet. Dag was the boyfriend of his half-sister Cheyenne. They were in a relationship for four years and she was pregnant with Drollet’s eight-month-old infant.

At the time, Cheyenne decided to visit her parents alongside her boyfriend and were staying at Marlon’s residence. In fact, her father knew about Drollet and his family for years. For Christian, he was a totally unknown guy and that was the first time they met. A few hours before the incident, Brando and his sister went to have dinner at Musso & Frank Grill. There she told Brando that her boyfriend was physically abusing her.

Myles Jonathan Brando sister Cheyenne was only 25 when she died
On 16 April 1995, Myles’ sister Cheyenne hanged herself at her mother’s house in Puna’auia, Tahiti.

A while later, Cheyenne started acting strange. He said, “She went off on this bizarre tangent, she kinda like got me going. I didn’t stop to think.” After dinner, Brando arrived home and was drunk, at around 11 p.m., he went to confront Drollet and shot him to death. He claims that his intention wasn’t to kill, he said, “I just wanted to scare him.” He further stated, they were fighting over the gun, and it accidentally went off.

Myles’ Brother Was Sentenced For Five Years In Prison

After the death of Drollet, Christian was charged with murder. But, the lawyers were unable to proceed further case because of the absence of Cheyenne. She was the only witness in the case. At the time, she was mentally unstable and was admitted to a psychiatric hospital in Tahiti.

Myles Jonathan Brando's brother Christian died at the age 49
Myles’ half-brother Christian died of pneumonia on January 26, 2008, at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center

Is Myles Jonathan Brando Dating Anyone?

Myles isn’t dating anyone as of 2023. As mentioned above, he is a very secretive individual. So, when it comes to his love life, none of the social media are willing to make a report regarding him. Many have just made an assumption that Myles might be a married guy by looking at his age.

However, until and unless a valid source or Myles himself discloses his relationship status, it is hard enough to tell.

Myles Jonathan Brando Lost His Dad From Type 2 diabetes

Myles’ father Marlon was a great actor, but he started gaining weight in the 1970s. By the early-to-mid 1990s, he weighed over 140 kg and suffered from Type 2 diabetes. Later, his work on set became difficult and he used to forget the lines.

At the time, he was a very close friend of Michael Jackson. The last time, Myles’ father left his house to go anywhere was to spend time with Michael. Marlon has also starred in his 13-minute-long music video named You Rock My World. However, a few years before Brando died, he gradually started having a hard time breathing and was on oxygen much of the time.

In April 2001, Myles’ dad was hospitalized with pneumonia. Eventually, on July 1, 2004, the actor died of respiratory failure from pulmonary fibrosis with congestive heart failure. He passed away at the UCLA Medical Center. Reports also state that he suffered from diabetes and liver cancer.

Where Is Myles Jonathan Brando Now?

Myles has been living behind closed doors since his birth. So, as of 2023, his whereabouts remain something to wonder about. Apparently, some sources reported that Brando now lives in Los Angeles, California.

Myles Jonathan Brando’s Net Worth

As his profession is unidentified, we are unable to estimate his net worth. Besides, his father had a net worth of $100 million at the time of his death. Marlon mainly earned his wealth from his six decades of acting career.


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