Lena Gieseke is a famous German actress, model, painter, visual artist, and special effects technician. She came into the limelight after marrying filmmaker Tim Burton in 1989 and after two years of marriage, the couple got separated. Lena is married to Bonham Carter and is currently living a happy life with him. She has two kids named Billy Carter and Nell Carter.

Lena Gieseke
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Early Life and Education

Lena Gieseke was born on 12th September 1965, in Bremen, on the Weser River in northwest Germany. Her father is a businessman and her mother is a housewife. Lena is currently 57 years old (as of August 2023) and her Zodiac sign is Virgo. She is of mixed race and holds German nationality. Since her childhood, she had a strong desire to create art. She has been painting since she was a child.

Moving into her education, Lena went to Athen’s German school. She was awarded a bachelor’s degree in fine arts and photography by the California Institute of Arts. Lena relocated to London England where she attended Wimbledon College and Goldsmith College.

She received a Computevisualistik (Bachelor of Science) degree from the University of Koblenz, where she studied from 2000 to 2004. She earned a Master of Fine Arts in theatrical media from the University of Georgia in the United States.

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Lena Gieseke’s Career

Lena Gieseke started her career by working for various movies in the field of visual effects. In 2000 and eight, she did the visual effects on the TV movie ‘Die Jahrhundertlawine’. She was the animation artist for ‘Vicky the Viking’ and the 3D artist for ‘Berlin’s 36’. In 2009, she served as a modeler for the movie ‘2012’. Lena was also involved in the visual effects of ‘Westflug – Entfuhrung Aus Liebe’

Lena has been a part of other movies and television series like ‘Otto’s Eleven’, ‘Vicky and the Treasure of the Gods’, ‘Hotel Lux’, ‘Immortals’ and ‘When Santa Fell to Earth’.

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Lena Gieseke Marriage and Divorce

Lena and Tim met each other at a London party. She was asked to take photograph scenes from Tim Burton’s 1989 superhero film Batman. They started dating each other in 1998. After dating for a year, they got married on February 24, 1987.

On December 31, 1991, the couple decided to get divorced after being married for two years. The reason behind the divorce was, Lena ended her relationship with Bruton after learning that he was having an affair with Lisa Marie, an ex-stripper. The couple had no children together and had moved on from their brief love affair. After the divorce, she kept a quiet profile.

Net Worth

Lena Gieseke Has an estimated net worth of $1 million. Her main source of income is from her long work as a Visual effects and multimedia artist and animator. She has developed skills in 3D and has worked as a 3D Generalist. Her yearly salary is $63,790. According to the sources, the revenues might reach a whopping $200,000.

Talking about her ex-husband, Tim Burton has a warping network of $140 million. He earned this wealth from his successful professional career as a filmmaker.

NameLena Gieseke
Date of Birth 12 September 1965
Birth PlaceBremen, Weser River in northwest Germany.
Age57 years old (as of August 2023)
Zodiac SignVirgo
Education The German School of Athens, University of Koblenz, University of Georgia
Profession German actress, model, painter, visual artist, and special effects technician
Net Worth$1 million
Martial StatusDivorced
Eye Color Dark brown
Hair ColorBlack
Height 5 feet 6 inches, 167 cm
Weight50 kg, 110 lbs