David Lynch

David Lynch is an American singer, sound designer, photographer, actor, filmmaker, painter and musician. It clearly indicates that he is a multitalented personality. Some of his great directed movies are Eraserhead in 1977, Mulholland Drive in the year 2001, and Blue Velvet in the year 1986. He had been awarded several awards for his noble work and achievements.

Well, how well do you know about David Lynch? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about David Lynch’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about David Lynch to date.

Biography and Early Life

David Keith Lynch’s date of birth is January 20, 1946. He was born in Missoula, Montana, United States of America. His father’s name is Donald Walton Lynch and his mother’s name is Edwina Lynch. His father served as a Research Scientist in the Department of Agriculture in the United States (USDA), and his mother worked as an English Language tutor. He migrated to many places like Virginia, Durham, and North Carolina with his family in his childhood days.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is David Lynch in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, David Lynch’s age is 75 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 20 January 1946. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 171 lbs in Pound and 78 kg in Kilograms.


David Lynch was not an educated child, but he joined the Boys Scouts, where he ranked first in the Eagle Scout. He was not very good at academics but was interested in activities like drawing and painting. His passion led him to take admission to painting college. He took admission to the Corcoran School of Arts and Design, which is in Washington DC and in the year 1964, he went to the School of Museum of Fine Arts, which is situated in Boston.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

David Lynch had 4 times. In the year 1957, he got married to Peggy Lentz with whom he had a child named Jennifer Lynch, who is now working as a successful director in the film industry. In 1974 Davis and Peggy got divorced. David again got married after three long years with Mary Fisk. The couple had a child named Austin Jack Lynch, but they took separated in the year 1987.

He also had been in a relationship with Mary Sweeney. They both also had a baby. David and Mary got married in 2006, but very soon, they got separated. In the year 2009, David again got married to the famous actress Emily Stofle, and in the year 2012, the couple was blessed with a child named Lula Boginia.

Is David Lynch Gay?

As per the available records, David Keith Lynch is not a gay person.

Professional Career

In the year 1967 David Lynch came up with his first short film-Six Men Getting Sick (Six Times), and after moving to Los Angeles, in the year 1977, he released his very first film, Eraserhead. This movie was a big hit and gave his career a big jump. He was hired to direct the historical drama movie, The Elephant Man in the year 1980. De Laurentiis Entertainment Group which was an entertainment production company hired him for the direction of two main projects.

The popular movies were Dune (1984), and Blue Velvet (1986). Along with Mark Frost, he directed a television series named Twin Peaks from 1990 to 1991. Some of his great directed movies are The Straight Story (1999), Lost Highway (1997), inland Empire (2006) etc. He was also interested in writings. Some of his books are ‘Room to Dream’, which was published in 2018.

In 2006 and 1994 ‘Images’ and ‘Catching the big fish’ published respectively. In the year 2002, he also produced web series like ‘Dumbland’ and ‘Rabbits. To fund the teaching of Transcendental Meditation, David founded David Lynch Foundation in the year 2005.


Throughout his career David has been awarded with many esteemed awards for his work. He got the Academy Honorary Award in the category of Best Director. He also grabbed the César Award for Best Foreign Film, a Golden Lion award, Saturn Awards, Venice Film Festival Award.

He has also been nominated for several awards like BAFTA Awards, DGA Award, Emmy Awards, Golden Globes, the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, Independent Spirit Awards, Saturn Awards, Venice Film Festival Award. He has also been nominated for several awards like BAFTA Awards, DGA Award, Emmy Awards, Golden Globes

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of David Lynch in 2021

Through his work as a director, filmmaker, musician, producer, and actor, he earned huge fame and money. As of 2021, His estimated net worth is approximately $80 million. With several ventures, he earned a lot.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

He has established himself as one of the most valued producers and directors. He has been complemented by the daily British newspaper The Gaurdian as “the most important director of this era”. Besides being extremely rich, he also has a good heart as he founded a meditation center where 8000 people are employed.


Facts of David Keith Lynch

  • Gender Male
  • full nameDavid Keith Lynch
  • birthplaceMissoula, Montana, United States
  • Date of Birth January 20, 1946
  • Age 77 years 0 months
  • Horoscope Aquarius
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Amethyst
  • Lucky Color Turquoise
  • Best Match for Marriage Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$80 Million
  • professionFilmmaker, painter, musician, singer, sound designer, photographer, and actor
  • weightIn Kilograms – 78 Kg, In Pounds – 171 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 178cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
  • hair colorBrown
  • eye colorBrown
  • high school Francis C. Hammond High School in Alexandria

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