Brett “Big Schwag” Wagner has been in the entertainment business for over 30 years. Brett is well known in the U.S. and overseas for being the voice and fill-in host on the hit TV show Monster Garage with Jesse James for 95 episodes on Discovery Channel. Monster Garage, after a 14-year hiatus, made a big comeback in 2021 with 9 new episodes and Brett as the voice once again.
Brett also hosted 160 episodes of the Drag Racing show “Pass Time” on Speed Channel. It was the highest-rated show in Speed Channels history with millions watching each week for 6 years.
Brett “Big Schwag” Wagner has also made a living being an actor with over 100 credits in the TV and film world. He has guest starred on TV shows such as “Mom”, “Sons of Anarchy” where he played Johnny Yates, “The Mentalist”, “NCIS; Los Angeles” and even a stint on Hannah Montana. Brett is well known and a sought-after actor in the horror genre where he goes under makeup for some major horror movies and has played some serious iconic characters. He is known as “The Lost Leatherface” in the 2003 remake of “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” with Jessica Biel and has the first kill in the movie with a sledgehammer. In 2010 he starred opposite Timothy Olyphant in the horror movie “The Crazies” where he played the crazy infected “Jesse the Hunter”. That role and character got him the cover of Fangoria Magazine, which is a huge honor. Other movies in the horror genre include “John Dies at the End’, “Chromeskull”, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Angel”.
The Big Schwag is also a sought-after Professional Emcee and works everything from Bike Rallies to Drag Race events, car shows, and monster truck events from Sema in Vegas to Sturgis in the Badlands. Brett is also a pro when it comes to radio interviews and TV news and is a regular for over 20 years on many radio shows across the U.S. Other notable gigs include the voice and spokesman for Bad Boy Mowers for 19 years and counting and he also did a stint in the pro wrestling world where he worked with and discovered folks like Samoa Joe and John Cena.