Myles Jonathan Brando Wiki – Interesting Facts about Legendary Actor Marlon Brando’s Son

February 7, 2023   | February 7, 2023  | 

    Myles Jonathan Brando is the son of legendary actor, Marlon Brando. Brando was considered one of the most influential actors of the 20th century. Brando is most well-known for his role as Vito Corleone in The Godfather for which he also received his second Oscar Award. Besides, Brando is famous for his roles in SupermanApocalypse Now, and Last Tango in Paris.

    In spite of being a celebrity kid, Myles Jonathan doesn’t indulge in being in the media limelight much. Myles was a kid when his father died in 2004, so he probably couldn’t experience his father’s stardom as his other older siblings did.

    Besides, Myles has been living a private life forever, so, people are curious to know the details of Marlon Brando’s son Myles Jonathan Brando. Let’s explore all the unheard facts of his life.

    Myles Jonathan Brando Wiki, Birthday, Parents, and Age

    Brando was born to his father Marlon Brando and his mother Maria Cristina Ruiz on January 16, 1992, in Los Angeles, California. As of 2023, Myles is aged 31 years. He is an American by nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnicity. While his father, Marlon has German, Dutch, English, and Irish ancestry, his mother Maria is Guatemalan and of Hispanic roots.

    Regarding his grandparents, his paternal grandfather, Marlon Brando Sr. was a pesticide and chemical feed manufacturer; and his grandmother, Dorothy Julia Pennebaker was a housewife. Meanwhile, details about Myles’ maternal grandparents are not known as of yet.

    His Siblings

    Myles Jonathan Brando has two biological siblings. He has an older sister, Ninna Priscilla Brando (b. May 13, 1989), and a younger brother, Timothy Gahan Brando (b. January 6, 1994).

    Besides, he also has nine half-siblings. His half-siblings are Christian Brando, Tarito Cheyenne Brando, Simon Teihotu Brando, Raiatua Brando, Maimiti Brando, Miko Castaneda Brando, Lisa Brando, Rebecca Brando, and Petra Brando-Corval.

    Myles Jonathan Brando's half-sister Rebecca Brando
    Myles Jonathan Brando’s half-sister Rebecca Brando

    Two of Myles’ half-siblings have already died. His older sister, Cheyenne Brando committed suicide by hanging herself in her Tahiti home in 1995, aged 25.

    His older brother and Marlon Brando’s oldest son, Christian Brando passed away at the age of 49 on January 26, 2008, due to pneumonia. Christian, apparently, had served five years in prison from 1991 to 1996, for murdering Dag Drollet, the boyfriend of his half-sister, Cheyenne.

    His Parents’ Relationship

    Myles Jonathan Brando’s parents were never married officially. In fact, Myles’ mother, Maria Cristina Ruiz was one of Marlon’s maids. They started dating in February 1988, when Ruiz was only 29 while The Godfather actor was 63.

    They lived together in Marlon’s house and a Loa Angeles house that he gave to Maria. The two gave birth to three children over the period of six years. Starting in 1988, Brando and Ruiz were together for thirteen years before their affair ended in December 2001. 

    Their relationship ended when the actor stop providing support to her. Meanwhile, in April 2002, Ruiz filed a $100 million lawsuit against her former partner in an LA court, claiming a breach of contract.

    In the lawsuit, Cristina claimed that Brando cut “all support and maintenance” to her in December 2001, however, he kept providing financial support for their kids. The lawsuit was later resolved amicably, said Ruiz’s attorney, Donald Woldman.

    Myles Jonathan Brando’s Father, Marlon Brando Died in 2004

    Myles’dad Marlon Brando died on July 1, 2004, due to respiratory failure at the UCLA Medical Center. He was aged 80. The cause of his death was kept private initially due to privacy concerns. Besides, Brando also suffered from liver cancer and diabetes during his last few years.

    Actor Marlon Brando died in 2004 due to respiratory related issue
    Myles Jonathan Brando’s father, Marlon Brando died at the age of 80 in 2004

    The veteran actor was cremated and his ashes were put in with the ashes of his friend Wally Cox who also was an actor known for the Mister Peepers series. The ashes were then dispersed in Tahiti and Death Valley, California.

    How Much Properties Did Myles Jonathan Brando Inherit After His Father’s Death? What is His Net Worth?

    According to New York Post, Marlon Brando had approximately $21 million dollar of net worth at his death. He reportedly had around $18.6 million in real estate and around $3 million in other. His properties included his home on Mulholland Drive, Beverly Hills, property on 11 islands in Tahiti, sketches, paintings, and rare scripts.

    According to Brando’s will, Brando’s estate was divided among his children. It is not clear how much property Myles Jonathan inherited, but he surely got more than a million dollars. Meanwhile, Brando hadn’t included his adopted daughter Petra Brando-Corval as a beneficiary of the will.

    As of 2023, Myles surely has a net worth of more than a million, however, his exact net worth is yet to be revealed.

    Where is Myles Jonathan Brando Now?

    Well, the son of one of the most well-known actors of the 20th century, Marlon Brando, Myles Jonathan Brando lives a life entirely away from the media limelight. Due to this, there is pretty scarce information regarding his whereabouts. But, we believe he lives a happy life with his family in Los Angeles.

    Besides, it’s not known whether Myles is married or is in a relationship with a girlfriend as of now.

    Quick Facts
    Full Name Myles Jonathan Brando
    Birth Place California
    Birthday January 16, 1992
    Age 32 years
    Nationality American
    Ethnicity Mixed
    Father Marlon Brando
    Mother Maria Cristina Ruiz
    Siblings 2 (sister Ninna Priscilla Brando and brother Timothy Gahan Brando) & (9 half-sibilngs)
    Net Worth $1 million