• Celeste Ackelson was born on 5 March 1982 in the USA and is well-educated, with a degree in communications from Florida International University
• She is a stay-at-home wife and mother and works on personal artistic projects
• Her husband is Brian Baumgartner, a Hollywood director and actor, most famous for his portrayal as Kevin Malone in the American sitcom, “The Office”
• The couple married on 28 April 2014 and have a daughter, Brylee Bea Baumgartner
• Celeste has a net worth estimated at over $1 million as of early 2020
Early life, family, educational background
Celeste Ackelson was born on 5 March 1982 in the USA. She grew up as an artistic child who deeply enjoyed painting and drawing. She is well-educated, with a degree in communications from Florida International University. Nothing is known about her family, childhood or upbringing.
Celeste spent her childhood focusing on creative endeavors. She worked on personal artistic projects before expanding into projects for other people, such as her friends.
She wears and promotes some of the trendiest and newest fashion, and she had a hand in creating them. She has never elaborated on what her line of work is or what she officially does for a living. It seems that her main focus is on being a stay-at-home wife and mother.
Who is Brian Baumgartner?
Brian Baumgartner was born on 29 November 1972, in Atlanta, Georgia USA. He is a Hollywood director and actor, most famous for his portrayal as Kevin Malone in the American sitcom, “The Office.”
He matriculated from Westminster School, after having attended Holy Innocents Episcopal School. He then went on to study acting at the Southern Methodist University in Texas, afterwards studying drama at the adjacent Meadows School of Arts.
Then in Minneapolis, Minnesota, he worked in various stage productions as an artistic director, transitioning from directing to acting and being cast in several theatre productions.
He has also appeared in several television series, including “Chicago Fire,” “The Crossroads of History,” “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” “Criminal Minds,” “Arrested Development” and “Law & Order” Special Victims Unit.”
He is most well-known for his role in the American version of the BBC original, “The Office” – the sitcom follows the lives of a paper company’s employees. Brian portrays Kevin Malone, a loveable yet dim-witted accountant with an occasional enjoyment of gambling, and is often humorous in a childlike nature. NBC aired “The Office” for nine years from 24 March 2005 to 16 May 2013, and is still considered an all-time favorite series. In 2007, he was awarded a Golden Derby Award and a Daytime Emmy Award in appreciation of his work in the show.
He has appeared in various films too, such as “License to Wed,” starring Robin Williams, Mandy Moore and his “The Office” co-star, John Krasinski; “Four Christmases” and “Astronaut: The Last Push.”
Alongside another “The Office” co-star, Kate Flannery, he played a talent scout in “Last Comic Standing,” which was a talent-hunting television show. He was featured on the all-star celebrity team in NBA 2013.
He has appeared in the music video for “Time Machine,” by Ingrid Michaelson.
Celeste is his second wife – they’ve been married since 2014. He was previously married to classical musician and mother of his first child, Julia Fisher. His net worth is estimated at over $8 million as of early 2020.
Celeste and Brian began dating in early 2010, despite their age-gap of nearly ten years. Brian proposed during their time at the celebrity golf event, Hilton Head Island. They married on 28 April 2014, and several wedding photographs were featured in newspapers and magazines.
The ceremony took place in the backyard of their Los Angeles home, and the reception was held at a Hancock Park, Los Angeles golf club near their home called the Wilshire Country Club. Their closest family members and friends attended their wedding as well as the cast of “The Office,” including Angela Kinsey, Oscar Nunez, Jenna Fischer and John Krasinski along with his British actress wife, Emily Blunt. Celeste wore a glamorous ivory-colored lace gown, and Brian wore a gray suit with a black tie.
She legally took on her husband’s surname, making her Celeste Ackelson-Baumgartner. On 19 February 2015, she gave birth to their daughter, Brylee Bea Baumgartner, who weighed 7 pounds 11 ounces at birth. They announced her birth on Instagram, saying that Brylee is already excited to watch reruns of “The Office.”
The couple owns a Los Angeles mansion which is valued at nearly $3 million.
Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts
After Brian had taken part in the television game show, “Celebrity Family Feud,” they donated his team’s prize money of $50,000 to the children’s advocacy center of north-eastern Pennsylvania.
Celeste has brown hair and dark brown eyes. She stands at 5ft 11in (1.8m).
Net worth and salary
From her work as a designer and artist, she has obtained a net worth estimated at over $1 million as of early 2020.