His surname "Bleibtreu" means "remain faithful" (an imperative) or a shortened version of "I will remain faithful".
Said he had the worst time of his life when he attended acting classes in New York because students were treated inhumanly there.
Was born in Munich, but grew up in Hamburg.
He and his girlfriend Annika are parents of a boy named David (b. November 2008).
Father Hans Brenner left Bleibtreu's mother when he was only a year old. Bleibtreu only met his father three times during his lifetime. The last time at Brenner's deathbed in 1998. Despite having no close relationship, Bleibtreu states that he is proud to be the son of such a talented actor.
Personal Quotes (1)
"I am a faithful soul, the name fits right just me." (His last name "Bleibtreu" means "remain faithful")