FakeNerdBoy (Ryan Brandt) Real Name, Age, Girlfriend, Tattoos, & Cosplay Career

Fake Nerd Boy, whose real name is Ryan Brandt, is the boyfriend of the famous cosplayer and internet personality Jessica Nigri. Nigri was born in America but grew up in New Zealand and went viral for cosplaying Pikachu during the San Diego Comic-con. Both Nigri and Brandt share an immense love for animes.

Besides being in the spotlight because of his girlfriend, Brandt is also known for being the founder of Fake Nerd, an anime-based apparel line. He sells different merchandise with anime characters on them through his establishment.

Biography, Real Name, Age, Height, & Wiki Quick Summary

Popular NameFake Nerd Boy
Real NameRyan Brandt
Date of birthAugust 4, 1985
Age28 years old
Place of birthPhoenix, California, USA
HometownPhoenix, California, USA
FatherNot disclosed
MotherNot disclosed
SiblingsNot disclosed
StatusIn a relationship
PartnerJessica Nigri
OccupationEntrepreneur and Cosplayer
Net worth500 Thousand USD
Hair ColorBrown
Eye ColorHazel
Instagram idfakenerdboy

Ryan Brandt FakeNerdBoy’s Net Worth and Earnings

Brandt is a successful entrepreneur who is the founder of Fake Nerd, an apparel line.

He sells different anime-themed merchandise like hats, T-shirts, hoodies, etc., and earns a good deal of money by selling them.

Brandt has 500 thousand USD as his net worth, which will increase over the years as his business is getting more popular day by day.

Family and Personal Life

Because Nigri is an internet sensation, her boyfriend Brandt has maintained utmost privacy about his personal life.

So, not many know anything about his family members or their background.

Despite not knowing about his roots, everyone knows about his love for cartoons, anime, and cosplay which he shares with his girlfriend.

Brandt even has a pokemon tattoo on his body, which his girlfriend loves. He also does cosplay with his girlfriend on many occasions.

FakeNerdBoy’s Girlfriend Jessica Nigri and Relationship

Brandt has been dating the famous cosplayer Jessica Nigri since 2015, and the couple is going strong to this day.

Like Brandt, his girlfriend also loves cartoons, animes, and cosplays. Nigri started cosplaying in 2009 and garnered immense popularity because of her cute Pikachu outfit that she wore during the San Diego comic-con.

After going viral, she got many other opportunities as a model and voice actor. She lent her voice to many video games and comic book-based series. She also did several commercials and promotional videos.

Nigri also got a chance to cosplay as Anya Stroud during the promotion of Gears of War 3 for GameStop and Microsoft. 

On many occasions, she also works as a conventional interview correspondent.

The couple shares a great bond between them and even cosplay. Nigri shares pictures of them on her Instagram from time to time.


Brandt has also yet to share details about his academic qualification and educational background.

Because of this, people are still unknown whether he has a credible educational background.


Not much is out about his career besides that Brandt founded the Fake Nerd line and is running it successfully.

He has not shared anything about his previous endeavors or his past experiences.