David Lynch. Who is he? Know about his Personal Life, Net Worth and Career.
Who is David Lynch?
David Keith Lynch is an American film producer, screenwriter, and producer. He is known for dark and offbeat films that include 'Eraserhead' and 'Blue Velvet' and for creating the television series 'Twin Peaks'.
Today, here we have all the information regarding his career, net worth, personal life, and filmography. If you want to know everything about him, then stick with us!
Early Life of David Lynch
David Lynch was born on January 20, 1946, in Missoula, Montana, U.S. Famed filmmaker David studied art before he experimenting in films in the late 60s. After high school, he made his way through Boston, Philadelphia, and Europe to study art further.
Net Worth of David Lynch
With his unique cinematic style, David Lynch has an estimated net worth of $60 million. He is also believed to be the highest paid director in the world. David owns few of the best luxury cars, Jaguar, Rolls Royce, Chevrolet and Alfa Romeo.
In 1977, Lynch made his first feature in the film, Eraserhead that became a cult favorite. His next film was directed in 1980 named “Elephant Man” for which he received Academy Award nominations for best director and for adapted screenplay. Similarly, he directed film Dune (1984), and Blue Velvet (1986).
His next movie included “Wild at Heart” directed in 1990. He is also the director of the offbeat television series “Twin Peaks”.
Some of his top movies are
The Elephant Man
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
Awards and Achievements of David Lynch
Lynch has received many awards. He has bagged three Academy Awards and nominations for best screenplay and for Best Director. He has also gained France's César Award for Best Foreign Film twice. He was also awarded by the French government as the “Legion of Honor”, the country's top civilian honor.
David Lynch's Personal Life
Talking about his personal life, David Lynch was in a link with several women. In 1967, he tied the knot with Peggy Lentz in Chicago, Illinois. They share a daughter, Jennifer Chambers Lynch, born in 1968. Following her father's footsteps, Jennifer is also a film director. The couple, however, divorced in 1974. Later on June 21, 1977, Lynch married Mary Fisk and remained in a relationship for ten years. The couple has one child, Austin Jack Lynch born in 1982.
After the divorce, David started dating Isabella Rossellini after filming “Blue Velvet” but their relationship didn't last long and broke up in 1991. Later, Lynch was in a relationship with Mary Sweeney and married in May 2006, with whom he shares one son. Sweeney worked as a Lynch's longtime film editor/producer and co-wrote and produced “The Straight Story”. The couple however separated. Three years later, Lynch married actress Emily Stofle. Currently, the couple has one child, Lula Boginia Lynch, born in 2012.
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