Xavier Dolan bio, Movies, Mommy, Net worth, Personal life, Childhood, Facts

February 26, 2019Xavier Dolan bio, Movies, Mommy, Net worth, Personal life, Childhood, Facts

Who is Xavier Dolan?

The famous young 27-year-old Xavier Dolan-Tadros is a French and Canadian film director, actor, voice actor, screenwriter, film producer, film editor, and costume designer.

In the Early life(Mother) of Xavier Dolan

On 20 March 1989 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Dolan was born. His father is a Quebec teacher. His name is Geneviève Dolan, and Manuel Tadros is his mother's name. She is a Canadian actor and singer. Dolan was influenced by his childhood mother, who was an actress and singer. When James Cameron's movie Titanic was released, he was eight years old. Later, he said that Titanic was his early influence as a filmmaker. He started early as a child actor at the age of 5 in a TV movie called Miséricorde, broadcast in 1995. Although Dolan began as a child actor in a few TV series and movies, it was his first film as a writer, a director I Killed My Mother, released in 2009 that gained him real fame and appreciation. He wrote, directed, produced and acted in the movie. The film received an eight-minute standing ovation when it premiered at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival under the Director's Fortnight Programme. It won the Art Cinema Award and the Prix Regards Jeunes at the festival. It also received the SACD Screenplay Prize.

In the Career(Movies) of Xavier Dolan

 Xavier Dolan in I Killed My Mother

Fig: Xavier Dolan in I Killed My Mother

Dolan has directed, written, edited and produced nine films to date. Therefore, he is considered the complete filmmaker because of his knowledge and understanding of every aspect of the filmmaking process. Dolan has made only a few films. The success he has achieved, however, is very rare even for people who have a greater number of films under their names. After the overwhelming success of his first feature film, he made his next film in private production. The film was titled Heartbeat and released in 2010. During its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, it also received a standing ovation. It has traveled to many other international film festivals that have won several awards.

At the Sydney Film Festival, the film was awarded the top prize. It earned several nominations at the Genie Awards. Two years later, Laurence Anyways released his third film. Suzanne Clément was awarded the Best Actress award. Again, the critics loved his films. But, like his previous film, it wasn't good at the Box Office. He then released his fourth film in 2013. The film, Tom at the Farm, premiered in the main competition at the 70th Venice International Film Festival. It has been awarded the FIPRESCI award. Dolan's fifth film Mommy, released in 2014, won him the Jury Prize at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. His sixth and latest feature, It's only the end of the world, won him the Grand Prix at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.

Career as Producer, Editor, and Writer of Xavier Dolan

 Xavier Dolan as filmmaker

Fig: Xavier Dolan as filmmaker

Dolan is more of an author-filmmaker. He prefers to write his own films. He wrote all his films except for a short video film called Adele: Hello, which came out in 2015. Under his name as a writer, he has eight projects. Dolan began working as a producer on his first feature. Over his films, he doesn't want to lose creative control. He produces and sometimes even finances his films. Dolan has produced all his films except for a 2013 short film called Indochine: College Boy. In addition to Writing and producing he likes to edit his films too. Only his first film was edited by someone else. After that, Dolan worked as an editor on his every film. He doesn't want to lose creative control by letting somebody else do it.

How much is the net worth of Xavier Dolan?

Dolan has only been in the film industry for 8 years. However, he earned some money for himself. His estimated net value to date is $ 4 million.

In the Personal life of Xavier Dolan

 Xavier Dolan a homosexual

Fig: Xavier Dolan a homosexual

Dolan is a homosexual and speaks openly of his sexuality. He said his debut film I Killed My Mother is semi-autobiographical. He currently lives and speaks French in Canada. In fact, most of his films are in French.

Facts of Xavier Dolan

Dolan has a huge following - up on his social media. He has more than 424,000 followers on his Instagram account and about 196,000 followers on his Twitter account.


ActorScreenwriterProducerFilm directorXavier Dolancostume designerManuel Tadros