Laura Dern Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

Laura Dern Biography
  • Name: Laura Dern
  • Age: 51 years old
  • Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Net Worth: US $11 Million
  • Status: Alive

Laura Dern is an American actress, producer, director and writer. She received Academy Award nominations for the films, Rambling Rose (1991) and Wild (2014). Her credits include Jurassic Park (1993), The Fault in Our Stars (2014), Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), and the HBO series Enlightened. Laura Elizabeth Dern was born on February 10, 1967 in Los Angeles, California. Her parents Diane Ladd and Bruce Dern separated when she was a toddler. She had an older sister named Diane (d. 1962). Dern attended The Buckley School in Sherman Oaks, California. She spent one semester at the University of Southern California. She took acting classes at the prestigious Lee Strasberg Institute.

Dern started out with uncredited roles in the 1970s films White Lightning (1973) and Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (1974). Her first credited role was as “Debbie” in the teen drama, Foxes (1980). She followed up with more prominent roles in Teachers (1984) and Mask (1985). Dern co-starred with Treat Williams in the drama, Smooth Talk (1985). She had a supporting role as “Sandy Williams” in David Lynch’s Blue Velvet (1986). She worked with Lynch on several projects, including Wild at Heart (1990) and Inland Empire (2006). The latter earned her a National Society of Film Critics Award nomination for best actress. Dern starred opposite her mother in the drama, Rambling Rose (1991). Their performance earned them Academy Award nominations for best actress (Laura) and best supporting actress (Diane).

In 2014, Dern picked up a second Academy Award nomination for her role in Wild (2014). The film was directed by Jean-Marc Vallee and also stars Reese Witherspoon. Dern was cast as “Dr. Ellie Sattler” in Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi adventure film, Jurassic Park (1993). The film raked in more than $1 billion at the box office. Other notable films include October Sky (1999) with Jake Gyllenhaal, I Am Sam (2001) with Sean Penn, The Fault in Our Stars (2014) with Shailene Woodley, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) with Mark Hamill. On the small screen, Dern is known for shows like Enlightened, Big Little Lies, Ellen, and Twin Peaks. She won Golden Globe Awards for the TV films Afterburn (1992) and Recount (2008). She lent her voice to the animated series’ King of the Hill’, and ‘F Is for Family’.

Laura Dern’s personal net worth is estimated at $11 million. Her height is 5ft 10in. She’s a mix of German, English, Norwegian, Scottish, Irish Dutch, Swiss and French ancestry. Dern’s dating profile includes Billy Bob Thornton, Nicolas Cage, Kyle MacLachlan and Jeff Goldblum. She was married to musician ‘Ben Harper’ from 2005 to 2013. Their marriage produced two children, Ellery Walker and Jaya. As of 2017, Dern is reportedly dating professional basketball player Baron Davis.

Laura Dern Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Laura Dern Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: Laura Elizabeth Dern
  • Birthday: February 10, 1967
  • How Old : Age: 51 years old
  • Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • How Tall : Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
  • Occupation: Actress, Producer, Director
  • Years Active: 1973-present
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $11 Million
  • Marriage(s): Ben Harper
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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