He added his middle name, Austin, to differentiate himself after joining the Screen Actors' Guild as a child.
In 2002, he welcomed a son with co-star Vanessa Marcil. He married Megan Fox in 2010, but the two split in 2020. He and Megan have three sons together, Noah, Bodhi and Journey. He and dancer Sharna Burgess have been dating.
He had a recurring role on the 7th season of the television series Desperate Housewives, starring Teri Hatcher.