Brett “Big Schwag” Wagner has been in the entertainment business for over 20 years, starting out as a actor in Hollywood at the tender age of 21. The past 20 years Brett has guest starred in over 60 different tv shows and films. From “Hanna Montana” to being a series regular on “ The Jaime Kennedy Experiment”. Brett has done it all.
In the mid 90’s Brett got involved with pro wrestling and was running the WWE’S minor league company Ultimate Pro Wrestling in Orange County California. Producer Thom Beers found Brett while filming a documentary called “ Wrestling School” for Discovery Channel and asked Brett to come on board and be the voice for a brand new show called “Monster Garage” with Jesse James. Brett was the voice of the show for 5 years and 89 episodes and even filled in as the host for 4 episodes. From there Discovery Channel took notice and gave Brett his own show called “Monster Nation” which he hosted 40 episodes. Brett also got to co-host the popular first annual “Biker Build Off” awards with Bill Goldberg for Discovery Channel.
The Schwag was dabbling in Los Angeles radio for years being a fill in host and guest on “ESPN’S Mcdonald Douglas Show” on 710 am and from there started his own talk show called “Monster Radio which was syndicated in 85 markets from 2003-2006.
From all the tv exposure Brett has made quiet a few appearances all across the U.S. and Canada the last 8 years. From bike and car events like “Sturgis On The River” in Iowa which attracts 70 thousand people over 2 days to the “Atlantic City Chopper Fest” and the “Food Lion Auto Fair” in North Carolina at Lowe’s Speedway. Brett travels and works up to 20 major bike, car and Drag race shows a year. Including the last 5 years at the world famous “SEMA SHOW” in Las Vegas.
Brett became the spokesman for Bad Boy Mowers in 2004 and continues to work with the Arkansas based lawn mover company doing all there commercials and events and even gets to rub elbows with the likes of Willie Nelson and Toby Keith who are also spokesmen for the company.
So lets look at the present for Brett Wagner and see what’s going on. Brett currently hosts the #1 rated show on Speed Channel called “Pass Time”. The drag racing show is on tv 4 days a week and gets 3 million viewers watching. Brett has hosted over a 100 episodes and will be filming for episodes 2009 and 2010. Monster Garage is coming back to the airwaves and Brett will once again be taking over the helm as the voice of the popular show for Discovery Channel in late 2009-2010. His alter ego “The Big Schwag” wrote a book with co-author Bruce Collins called “The Big Schwags Positive Self Help Guide for Complete Losers Like You”. Which is selling very well and can be bought at Amazon.com. And, on the acting front, Brett has got two major movies coming out in early 2010. Tekken, the widely popular fighting game for the arcade, was made into a major motion picture with our buddy Brett Wagner playing the grumpy bartender. And a remake of the famous George Romero film “The Crazies” where Brett plays the lead crazy “Jesse” which will be released in February 2010.