Christopher Nolan
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Christopher Edward Nolan, also popularly known as Christopher Nolan is a British-American filmmaker who has made many famous movies in the world like, The Dark Knight, Interstellar, Oppenheimer, and so on. He is known for his amazing storytelling and great leadership. He is considered one of the greatest filmmakers of the 21st Century. His movies have been successful in captivating people’s interest through great plot twist, stories, and amazing influence through the movie.

Early Life and Career

Christopher Edward Nolan was born in London, Westminster 1970, on July 30. He is the son of Mr. Brandon and Mrs. Christina. Talking about their profession, his father was a Creative Director and his mother was an American flight attendant and later on, English Teacher. He has two siblings, one is Matthew, his elder brother, and Jonathan, his younger brother. Nolan did his academics at Haileybury and Imperial Service College and later on pursued English literature at University College London (UCL).

Nolan grew a keen interest in filmmaking from a very young age. He was influenced by Ridley Scott to make films. Nolan began his filmmaking career at the age of just seven, he used to make short films from his dad’s camera. He started his filmmaking career by working as a scriptwriter and camera operator in 1993. Gradually, he started to expand his network and began meeting different people. He made different movies that have recognized fame and reputation through his hard work and passion. Now, he is one of the most well-established filmmakers in the world.

Personal Life

Nolan has a beautiful love story with his wife named, Emma Thomas. Emma and Nolan met each other in University College London where he was pursuing his academic career in English Literature. They got happily married in 1997. They gave birth to 4 children named, Magnus, Flora, Rory, and Oliver. He loves listening to rock music. As a filmmaker, his favorite movies are Blade Runner, Star Wars, The Hit, and 12 Angry Men.

Christopher Nolan has stated that he doesn’t like mixing his public life and private life. He likes keeping his personal information to himself.

Films Made By Christopher Nolan

Film NameTime
The Dark Knight Rises2012
The Dark Knight2008
The Prestige2006
Batman Begins2005

Things You Didn’t Knew About Christopher Nolan

  • He never went to film school.
  • He spent 10 years on writing “INCEPTION”.
  • He has accumulated a total gross income of $5 billion by directing different movies.
  • He met his wife during his time at University College London.
  • He has never won an Oscar.
  • He began film making from the age of 7.
  • He has color blindness of red and green color.

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How Much Is Christopher Nolan Worth?

Christopher Nolan has accumulated his wealth by making films which is worth billions. According to different sources, he is worth approximately around $250 million.

NameChristopher Edward Nolan
Age52 years old
Date of Birth1970, July 30
Place of BirthLondon, Westminster
Height5 Feet 11 Inches
OccupationFilm Producer, Cinematographer, Screenwriter, Editor
Gender Male
Weight73 Kilograms
HobbiesListening to Rock Music