Brody Wellmaker was born in Grayson, Georgia to Staci and Tim Wellmaker. He is the third of six children. He has two older brothers, two younger brothers and one younger sister. Brody majored in Acting at the University of North Georgia and Brenau University. After attending school in Gainesville, he pursued his acting career and moved to Atlanta. Shortly after moving to Atlanta he signed on with Aligned Stars Agency and has been working towards stardom ever since. As of 2014 he lives with his girlfriend and a household of animals that he considers his children in Atlanta. Read more... has shared the stage with some of Atlanta's most talented artists such as David DeVries and Alan Kilpatrick. He performed as DeVries' lover in Gainesville Theatre Alliance's production of "The Producers" as Carmen Ghia. Brody has worked on both "The Originals" and "Vampire Diaries." His scene in "The Originals" never made it to the final cut which allowed him to accept an offer for "Vampire Diaries." In his spare time, Brody plays guitar, ultimate frisbee, cards, and loves spending time with his large family at home in Grayson.