Justin Briner is an American voice actor renowned for voicing English versions of Japanese anime. He is affiliated with the Animation entertainment company, Funimation and has voiced in My Hero Academia, Black Clover, Jibaku Shounen Hanako-kun, and even Final Fantasy.
Justin was born Justin Patrick Briner on August 24, 1991, in Baltimore, Maryland, US. He graduated from the University of North Texas where he studied theater acting.
Besides Deku, Justin’s notable works include Seraph of the End, Stars Align, Heavy Object, Garo: The Animation, Trickster, Cibele Fire Force, Black Clover, and Dr. Stone. Other than voice acting, he also has a writer and assistant director credit in the 2011 anime, Rio: Rainbow Gate.
Began Voice Acting When He Was Only Five
You might be surprised to learn that Justin Briner started his career at an early age. His first-ever voice acting work was in the anime, B’T X.
At that time, he was only five years old. In the action-adventure series, he voiced the character of Marcello. Talk about being amazing!
After B’T X, the 29-year-old went on to voice many world-renowned anime characters adored by anime fans worldwide. He voiced the English dub of Mikaela Huakuya in Seraph of the End, Maki Katsuragi in Stars Align, Qwenthur Barbotage in Heavy Object, Hanko-kun in Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun, and Luck Voltia in Black Clover.
The Maryland native voiced Kid Vegeta and Kuru in Dragon Ball Super. In the English version of the Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic, he voiced Edward Midford. Hopefully, he keeps giving his voice to many more in the coming days!
Briner Voiced Deku in My Hero Academia
Over the years, Justin Briner’s given his voice to many characters, but arguably his most notable work has been as Izuku Midoriya in My Hero Academia.
The superhero anime aired in April 2016 and so far, has five seasons with 88 episodes. Briner has been voicing Deku since 2016, which includes episodes as well as films.
Over the years of voicing Izuku, Justin says My Hero Academia taught him to dig deeper and look for what makes a person. Moreover, the anime has made him look at people and friendships in a different way.
For the Japanese version of Boku No Hero Academia, Japanese voice actor, Daiki Yamashita voiced the protagonist. Here’s the link to find out more about Daiki Yamashita.
Justin Briner’s Net Worth And Earnings From Voice Acting
From his years of voice acting career, Justin Briner has earned an estimated net worth of around $300 thousand. On average, an American voice actor gets paid around $60 to $80 per hour of dubbing anime. If an actor remains busy throughout the year, then he can earn as much as $76,000.
The American, however, is one of the on-demand voice actors in America and is a popular figure in the industry. Till now, he has 185 voice acting credits, which is an incredible number. Surely, he receives a handsome payroll from his work.
What’s Justin Briner’s Relationship Status?
Justin Briner is one of those celebrities who keep their private life to themselves. Having said that, he is likely single at the moment.
So far, there has never been any rumors of him dating anyone. Likewise, the chances of him being married are also slim.
The veteran actor is active on Twitter, Tumblr, and Instagram, but he has never introduced anyone as his girlfriend. He only shares photos with his family, friends, and about his work.
Regardless of the reason to remain single, Briner looks happy and content with his life, which is what really matters.
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