Is Brian Tyree Henry Gay? Is His Sexuality Got Him Eternals?



Hello guys! Today we’ll talk about Brian Tyree’s sexual orientation. All of a sudden, he is being searched by fans after his picture come out kissing David Eigenberg.

It has shocked fans, and now they are curious to know about his sexuality. This article will explore all the detailed information about Brian’s relationship.

Who is Brian Tyree Henry?

Brian Tyree was Born on March 31, 1982, in Fayetteville, Brian Tyree Henry was partly raised in Washington, D.C. He was the son of Willow Dean Kearse, an educator, and his father was in the military.

Is Brian Tyree Henry Gay

But Brian never talked about his father. This is why his father’s name remained unknown. Brian attended Morehouse College and earned a business major in the early 2000s. He later did his master’s at Yale School of Drama.


Henry started his career by appearing in various plays and music. He starred as Tybalt in Romeo And Juliet play in 2017, and he appeared on another stage show before his Broadway debut in The Book Of Mormon.

Later, Henry made guest appearances in several TV shows such as CBS’ The Good Wife and NBC’s Law & Order. He continued to make guest appearances until 2015.

Is Brian Tyree Henry Gay

That year, Henry made his feature film debut in Puerto Ricans in Paris. It gained him recognization and received critical acclaim.

His role in the episode Woods earned him Primetime Emmy Award nomination. It opened the door to success, and he later gained many opportunities to shape his career.

Is Brian Tyree Henry Gay?

While there are several rumors regarding Brian Tyree Henry’s sexuality, fans are still curious and want to know- is Brian Tyree Henry gay? While he always kept his personal life private, news suggested he dated a woman named Nicole.

However, he broke up in 2009. Later he met another woman, Tanya Derryberry, in 2012. They even engaged in 2014 but separated a year after. When fans started believing he wasn’t gay, a picture of him shocked fans.

Everyone started speculating whether Brian Tyree Henry is gay, and they got their answer when he dated David Eigenberg and got engaged in November 2019.

Read more: Is Seth Rollins Gay? Who is He Dating?

Brian Tyree Henry’s Phastos Will Have A Husband And A Family

It has been confirmed that Brian Tyree Henry’s Phastos will be the first openly gay character in the MCU and he’ll be married and have a family. Kevin Feige confirmed it back in August saying that it’ll be “just part of who he is”.

Some of the best representation doesn’t explain the diversity it includes or give the identity a spotlight without giving the character something out of that to do and here’s hoping The Eternals does the same.

Is Brian Tyree Henry Gay

It should be noted that Phastos’ gay sexuality is not part of the comics in any way but he is a small enough character in the universe for it not to be changing anything massive from the source material.

Who Is Playing Phastos’ Husband In Eternals?

It was revealed in February that Haaz Sleiman will be playing the husband of Brian Tyree Henry’s Phastos. Sleiman is an openly gay actor himself who is of Lebanese descent.

He has starred in an episode of the AppleTV+ series Little America (which fellow Eternals actor Kumail Nanjiani executive produced) and he was also in 2007’s The Visitor.

It’s uncommon for an openly gay man to play a gay man in a major studio film and could be an important moment of representation for the LGBTQ community.

The actor confirmed the Eternals will feature “a moving kiss” between him and Phastos that had everyone on set crying. The couple will also have a child.

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