Net Worth and Salary

Net Worth and Salary

Director filmmaker producer Screenwriter

Darren Aronofsky

Darren Aronofsk

Who is Darren Aronofsky?

Darren Aronofsky is a filmmaker, director, producer, and screenwriter from the United States. Darren Aronofsky is most renowned for his odd, bizarre, wonderful, and melodramatic works. He is currently raising his son and has lately been involved in the television industry as an executive producer of National Geographic’s documentary series titled “One Strange Rock.”

Net Worth and Salary of Darren Aronofsky

Darren Aronofsky’s net worth is estimated to be $25 million.

His pay and profits are being reviewed. His main source of revenue is from collaborations and films.

Darren Aronofsky
Darren Aronofsky photo. Source: Time Magazine

Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education of Darren Aronofsky

On February 12, 1969, Darren Aronofsky was born in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

Aquarius is his Zodiac sign. Abraham Aronofsky is his father’s name, and Charlotte Aronofsky is his mother’s name.

They were both public school teachers. His family was culturally Jewish, although his parents were not particularly devout.

He was raised alongside his parents. Patti Aronofsky is his only sibling.

His sister went to a professional dance school throughout high school and is now a TV producer.

He attended Edward R. Murrow High School for his education.

His parents frequently took him to see plays at Broadway Theatre, which kindled his passion for show business.

He was always artistic, and he grew up watching old movies.

His personality is supposed to be one of spectacle. His parents are Jewish, and he grew up in New York City.

He has been attending school since he was a child. He attended R. Murrow High School in New York.

He was interested in biology as a child and obtained training at The School for Field Studies in Kenya in 1985 and in Alaska in 1986.

In 1987, he graduated from high school and enrolled at Harvard University to study film (action and animation).

Filmmakers such as Akira Kurosawa, Roman Polanski, Terry Gilliam, Spike Lee, and others impacted him.

Then his love for and interest in movies grew.

He also assisted his seniors by writing a thesis and directing the short film ‘Supermarket Sweep,’ which was a finalist in the 1991 Student Academy Award.

The next year, he received his MFA in directing from the AFI Conservatory. He also got the Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal from AFI’s conservatory.

Relationship Status 

Darren Aronofsky is no longer married and is focused on parenting his son. He’s had a few relationships.

He began dating Rachel Weisz in 2001, and they were together for almost 5 years until getting engaged in 2005.

They welcomed a son named ‘Henry.’ They divorced in 2010, but they agreed to raise their son together.

He began dating actress Jennifer Lawrence in September 2016, shortly after they began shooting on the film mother.’ That relationship terminated in November of 2017.

His film, ‘Requiem for a Dream,’ was intended to be released in 2010, but it sparked outrage owing to a brutal sex scene.

He refused to remove the sequence, therefore the film’s distributor chose to release it uncut.

The couple’s age difference – Lawrence is 27 and Aronofsky is 49 – has long been a talking point in reports about their relationship, but it’s evident that they have a connection.

Whether or whether Lawrence is dating Aronofsky again has yet to be confirmed, but the possibility appears to be quite real.

Professional Career 

Darren Aronofsky began his career in 1997 when he made a low-budget debut feature called ‘Pi.’

He released it in 1998 and was nominated for Best Director.

In 2000, he produced ‘Requiem for a Dream,’ for which he was nominated for multiple awards.

He received the Independent Spirit Award for Best Director.

Darren had his debut in 2008 with the release of the film ‘The Wrestler,’ which received the Golden Lion Award.

In 2010, he released Black Swan, which became the highest-grossing film of the year and received positive reviews.

Other notable films in which he has appeared include ‘The Fighter’ in 2010, ‘Noah’ in 2014, Zipper in 2015, Jackie in 2016, ‘Aftermath’ and ‘Mother’ in 2017, and ‘White Boy Rick’ in 2018.

Throughout his career, he has received a number of significant awards. Some of them are as follows:

Won the Independent Spirit Award for best first screenplay and best first feature in 1998.

Nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for outstanding director in 2000.

Won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Picture in 2008.

Nominated for best director by the London Film Critics Association.

Won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Picture in 2010.

Nominated for best director by the London Film Critics Association, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, and the Directors Guild of America.

Height, Weight & Body Measurement 

Darren stands 6 feet (1.83m) tall, weighs 83 kg, and has a thin figure with a 12-inch chest, 13-inch biceps, and 34-inch waist.

His hair is dark brown, and he has dark brown eyes. He likes wearing Arabic attire (keffiyeh and birth).

Social Media Status

Darren is a frequent user of social media.

He has approximately 177k Instagram followers, approximately 259k Twitter followers, and approximately 241k Facebook followers.

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Quick Facts of Darren Aronofsky

  • Aronofsky is living single now and he is busy raising his son.
  • He started dating actress Jennifer Lawrence in September 2016, right after they started working in ‘mother’.
  • After high school, he went to study film (action and animation) at Harvard University in 1987.
  • He gained his MFA degree in directing from the AFI Conservatory in the following year.
  • Darren started his career in 1997 and produced a low-budget debut film named ‘Pi.