Brandon Barash currently stars as Stefan DiMera on Days of Our Lives, but the actor got his soap opera start as Johnny Zacchara on General Hospital.
Along with his work in daytime, Barash has also appeared on shows like Bones, Timeless, NCIS, and 24. From where he was born and raised to his band, here are five fast facts you need to know about the actor!
Brandon Barash In The Beginning…
Barash was born on October 4 in St. Louis, MO. He is the son of Jerry Barash and Susan Gale, and also has two siblings, a brother named Jordan and a sister named Alison. Growing up, Barash lived in Missouri, Texas, and California. He graduated from high school in Houston, Texas.
Real-Life High School Musical
Much like Troy Bolton in the Disney movie High School Musical, Barash had a dream of playing college basketball, but his high school girlfriend got him an audition for the school’s musical. Barash ended up falling in love with performing and attended the University of Southern California, which is where he got his BFA degree in acting.
Gilmore Girls Alum
Barash appeared on the very popular ABC family show, Gilmore Girls. He played Paris Geller’s boyfriend, Jamie, in a recurring role. Paris and Jamie met while at a leadership camp in Washington D.C. and started dating.
Barash plays in the rock group Port Chuck with a few of his former General Hospital co-stars Steven Burton, Scott Reeves, and Bradford Anderson. The group goes on tour and plays shows across the country.
Barash was engaged to actress Natalie Hall in 2011, but their relationship ended shortly thereafter. He then married former General Hospital co-star Kirsten Storms in 2013 and they welcomed their daughter, Harper, in 2014. Barash and Storms announced their divorce in 2016.