Zach Braff is an American actor and director. He gained popularity on the TV show Scrubs. He has also appeared in several films and stage plays. He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.
His career started in 1989, when he appeared in a pilot for the show High, alongside Gwyneth Paltrow and Craig Ferguson. He then auditioned for the film Manhattan Murder Mystery, which was directed by Woody Allen.
The success of this film, which he also wrote, starred in and compiled the soundtrack for, helped boost his reputation and his net worth. He later made his directorial debut with Garden State, which proved that he is a talented filmmaker.
Aside from directing, acting, and producing, Braff has also made a career in the hospitality industry. He owns a restaurant in New York called Mermaid Oyster Bar, which features seafood and other dishes.
He has also invested his money in the real estate business. He purchased a property in the Hollywood Hills for $1 million in 2003. He also purchased another property in Manhattan for $3.2 million.
He is also known for his role on the hit television series Scrubs, which he starred in from 2001 to 2010. The show became a cult classic and was praised by critics. It won him a lot of accolades and earned him a Primetime Emmy nomination in 2005. He has since gone on to a successful stage career, appearing in musicals such as Twelfth Night and Bullets Over Broadway The Musical.