David Lynch

United States

David Lynch Bio

Who is David Lynch

David Keith Lynch is an American film director, television director, visual artist, musician, painter, screen writer actor, and author who is known for his surrealist movies which have a unique cinematic style. He gained a huge success after he directed a biographical film about a deformed man, titled The Elephant Man (1980).

Early Life (Childhood)

Lynch moved many states with his family. He joined the Boy Scouts and positioned highest rank of Eagle Scout. He was interested in paintings and drawing so he joined School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and later enrolled at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, where he made short films. He studied film making at the AFI Conservatory.

Interesting Facts

Even though his movies are not box office hits, his net worth is $60 million. May be he is getting royalties from Elephant Man and Twin Peaks. He has done many solo exhibition. The coffee aficionado has his own brand of organic coffee called “David Lynch Signature Cup.” Lynch directed a short teaser video for Michael Jackson’s short films collection, Dangerous.

Personal Life

David had many relationships. He married Peggy Lentz and had one child later they got divorced. Again married Mary Fisk, had one child and separated. He dated Isabella Rossellini too. He had relationship with Mary Sweeney and had one son and split. Later he married actress Emily Stofle. They have together a daughter.


He directed several movies. And they all were nominated on very prestigious awards such as Academy awards, Golden Globe, Emmy awards, BAFTA awards, Cannes Flim Festival where he received Golden Palm and Best Director Awards. He got Life Career Awards from Saturn Award and Golden Lion and Future Film Festival Digital Award in Venice Film Festival.