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Following Millie’s announcement of engagement to Jake Bongiovi after two years of dating, fans have been curious about actress Millie Bobby Brown’s background, particularly her family.
It appears that her family has always supported her career and helped her succeed in the acting field, but their actions have also sparked controversy over the years.
Here’s what you should know about Millie Bobby Brown’s childhood, including information about her parents and siblings and why her family has always been controversial.
Millie Bobby Brown’s Parents
Millie Bobby Brown’s family background is interesting. Her parents are Kelly and Robert Brown, and she has three siblings: Paige Bobby Brown, aged 29, who is also an actress.
Charlie Brown, aged 24, and Ava Brown, aged 11. The family originally hails from the UK but has moved worldwide for various reasons.
The Browns initially resided in Bournemouth, Dorset, but relocated to Spain in 2003 when Kelly was pregnant with Millie.
They moved back to England when Millie was four years old and stayed in Dorset until Millie turned eight. They then moved to Florida, United States, to help Millie pursue her acting career.
Robert, an estate agent, revealed that Millie was always interested in performing. She preferred watching musical concerts of Chicago, Moulin Rouge, Annie, and Bugsy Malone.
Kelly & Robert Brown Marriage
Kelly Brown got married to her husband, Robert Brown, after a period of dating. Their nuptials were held privately in a small English town.
Robert was previously involved in both a teeth whitening business and real estate work. The couple now has three lovely children.
Kelly & Robert Brown, Daughter, Millie Bobby Brown
Millie Bobby Brown is a well-known actress and producer who gained public recognition in 2016 at just 12 years old for portraying Eleven in the widely popular Netflix series Stranger Things.
Her performance earned her nominations for two Primetime Emmy Awards. Brown has starred in major blockbuster films such as Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) and its sequel Godzilla vs. Kong (2021).
Additionally, she acted in and produced the successful Netflix mystery movie Enola Holmes (2020) and reprised her titular role in its sequel Enola Holmes 2, released in 2022.
Robert Brown Controversy
According to reports, Millie Bobby Brown’s father, Robert, demanded a substantial amount of money from agents interested in representing his daughter after she played the role of Eleven in Stranger Things.
He allegedly asked for close to £90k. However, Robert later dropped those demands, and Millie signed with an agent.
Representatives for Millie called Ecimovic’s comments “dishonest” and “irresponsible, offensive, and hateful.” Millie herself described her relationship with Ecimovic as “unhealthy,” and Ecimovic later apologized for his comments, stating that he was “not proud of it at all, or how [he] spoke.”