Brian Fichera is a writer, producer, and cameraman for NBC news. Aside from his career, Fichera is widely recognized as the husband of American television meteorologist Dylan Dreyer. Brian and his wife Dylan met while both working at the WHDH television station in Boston.
In addition to his background work at NBC, Brian is well-known for his writing contributions to the TV series Amanda Wakes Up. It depicts the narrative of a news anchor and her adventures in the world of Television. Fichera also works on NBC’s Today show. The NBC nightly news cameraman currently resides in Manhattan, New York, with his wife and children.
Today, here we are discussing everything about the NBC worker. His birth details, personal life, wife, children, net worth, and many more. Without getting delayed, let’s get started.
How old is Brian Fichera? His Parents and His Childhood
Brian was born on December 2, 1986. He was raised in Easton, Massachusetts, the United States, with his siblings. As of 2022, he is 35 years old. Fichera’s birth sign is Sagittarius.
Talking about the cameraman’s parents, his father is Russ Fichera and his mother is Denise Fichera. His parents recently celebrated their 50th anniversary. Brian’s wife Dylan congratulated the couple on her Facebook. She further wrote,
50 years married and still going strong! Your love has spread so much love. It’s a true blessing to be a part of such an incredibly loving family. Happy 50th Anniversary Denise and Russ (aka Nana and Papa!!)
Brian used to collect birds and talk to bees with his father when he was a kid. Fichera also stated on Instagram, that his father used to make him collateral to obtain baseball game tickets. Fichera is of American nationality and of White Caucasian ethnicity.
He Has a Brother And a Sister
Brian has two other siblings from his parents. He has an elder brother Scott Fichera and a sister named Nicole Fichera Redding. Not much is known about his siblings. However, Brain shares posts with his siblings on his Instagram from time to time.
He is often seen playing golf and having fun with his elder brother Scott. He also shared a post where he was seen celebrating Thanksgiving with his brother and sister.
The Easton, Massachusetts local started his career as a cameraman at the WHDH television station in Boston. He was an in-studio technician behind the cameras. Later he joined NBC as a camera operator. He is also a writer and Producer for different shows at NBC.
Brian has worked as a camera operator at NBC since 2012. He has worked behind the scenes as a camera operator for more than 15 years.
Brian Fichera is married to Meteorologist Dylan Dreyer
Brian married the love of his life Dylan on October 6th, 2012. After seeing each other for a couple of years, the duo tied the knot at The Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston.
Brian met his future wife at the WHDH television station in Boston where she was working there as a Meteorologist. He was appointed there as a camera operator one year after Dylan started her job.
Dylan apparently mistook Brian’s name for Tom, so calling each other the incorrect name quickly became an inside joke between the two of them. This sparked the romance between the two and the duo started hanging out with each other at their office and restaurants.
It was at the Jammy Jam party organized at Brian’s house that Dylan realized she fell head over heels for Brian.
He Proposed to Dreyer at His Parents’ House
After hanging out with each other for a year, Brian and her then-girlfriend Dylan got engaged in July 2011 on the front porch of his parent’s house in Easton, Massachusetts. The scenes at the place were no less than a movie.
The place was decorated with roses and two glasses of champagne. Dylan later mentioned that she already knew about the proposal after seeing the roses and champagne. Dreyer then proceeded to stroll through the house, where she spotted her family and friends preparing to party in the backyard.
Brian Fichera Has Three Kids With His Wife
Calvin Bradley Fichera was the couple’s firstborn. He was born on 17th December 2016. A baby shower program was also held at the Manhattan’s Hunt & Fish Club, with Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb, Tamron Hall, Savannah Guthrie, Stephanie Ruhle, and Jenna Bush Hager all in attendance.
The couple welcomed their second child, their second son Oliver George, in early January of 2020. “All I do is stare at him,” Dylan said while calling into the Today show the day after giving birth.
The couple’s third baby, Russell “Rusty” James Fichera was born on September 29, 2021. The couple wanted to have a baby girl.
Their third son Rusty’s name is a tribute to both Dylan and Brian’s fathers, according to Today. Russell is the paternal grandfather’s name on his father’s side, while James is Russell’s maternal grandfather’s name. The child was born six weeks early.
The couple makes time for their kids despite their busy schedules. We can see a lot of posts about their children on their Instagram handles.
His Wife Struggled With Infertility
The NBC meteorologist struggled with Secondary infertility during her second pregnancy. Dylan announced that she suffered a miscarriage in the process of conceiving a second child.
She had talked to her fertility specialist and was about to start IVF when she discovered she didn’t need it. And eventually, the couple got pregnant with their second child. After a long period of infertility, the Today show host and meteorologist announced that she is expecting her second child after overcoming secondary infertility.
Brian Fichera’s Net Worth
Brian has made himself a good amount of fortune throughout his career. He has worked for more than one and a half decades as a camera operator. As of 2022, Brian has a huge fortune of $500,000.
Meanwhile, his wife Dylan is a millionaire, all thanks to her career. She has a net worth of roughly $4 million. Brian’s wife used to earn $2 million in salary while hosting the Weekend Today on NBC.
Fichera On Internet
Brian likes to showcase his personal life through different social media handles. He has an Instagram account with more than 120k followers. Fichera is seen having fun with his kids and his wife there. He also has a Facebook account.