If you are a fan of movies but have never heard of Quentin Tarantino, he is a filmmaker and actor that has been the brains behind some of your favorite movies. He has written, produced and directed some of the best movies ever released in Hollywood such as Kill Bill, Django Unchained, and The Hateful Eight.
Tarantino’s movies have gained quick popularity for their unique style that includes long scenes of dialogue, music from the 1960s and 1970s, the romanticism of violence, and nonlinear storylines. To find out more about the American’s biography, age, family, career and net worth, keep reading this article.
Quentin Tarantino Biography (Age)
His full name is Quentin Jerome Tarantino and he was born on the 27th of March, 1963 in Knoxville, Tennessee. He is the only child of his parents but was raised only by his mother as his parents got a divorce shortly after their marriage. His father, who is of Italian ancestry, is named Tony Tarantino while his mother, who has both Irish and Cherokee ancestry, is named Connie McHugh. You can say Quentin Tarantino is the true definition of diversity and we can’t help but wonder if that has anything to do with his high levels of intelligence and creativity.
Quentin’s father, Tony, is a well-known actor and producer. In fact, he met his wife Connie in Los Angeles while he was still a law student and part-time entertainer. The two dated briefly and got married quickly as Connie wanted to gain independence from her parents. After the divorce, Connie relocated from Los Angeles to Knoxville where Quentin was born. However, when he was 3 years old in 1966, Connie and her son Quentin moved back to Los Angeles. Connie eventually got married to a musician named Curtis Zastoupil and the whole family moved to the city of Torrance.
Quentin Tarantino holds an American Nationality. He was born into the Catholic faith but revealed that he has never really been a practitioner of the faith and doesn’t know if he believes in God.
Interestingly, the revered filmmaker did not have a lot of formal education. When he was only 15 years old, he dropped out of Narbonne High School in Harbor City for unknown reasons. After that, he worked as an usher at a porn theater in the city of Torrance. This theater was called the Pussycat Theater. He also took acting classes at the James Best Theater Company and it was at this place he made a strong network of future collaborators.
Quentin’s mother was very liberal with her son’s upbringing and reportedly allowed him to see movies that contained adult content. These movies included Carnal Knowledge and Deliverance. His stepfather was also very supportive of his ambition to go into the world of film and often allowed him to attend numerous screenings and even accompanied him there.
Unofficially, Quentin Tarantino’s career started when he was only 14 years old. He wrote a screenplay titled Captain Peachfuzz and the Anchovy Bandit which was based on the 1977 movie called Smokey and the Bandit. His first job in Hollywood, however, came in 1986 when he was hired as a production assistant for Roger Avary. The next year, he appeared in an episode of The Golden Girls where he played the role of an Elvis impersonator.
His breakthrough, however, came in the 1990s when he was hired by Robert Kurtzman to write the script for the movie From Dusk to Dawn. Since then, Quentin has been writing, producing and directing many movies in Hollywood. Some of these movies include True Romance, Natural Born Killers, Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Inglorious Bastards, Kill Bill and Django Unchained. His most recent film is titled Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and features Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt. The movie has received an 85% rating on Metacritic.
Quentin Tarantino got married to an Israeli Singer named Daniella Pick on the 28th of November, 2018. He met her when he was in Israel promoting his movie Inglourious Basterds. On the 30th of June, 2017, they got engaged and went on to exchange vows on November 28, 2018, in a Reform Jewish ceremony.
Quentin Tarantino Net Worth
We wondered about Quentin Tarantino’s net worth, just like you’re wondering about it, and we did some digging to find out what it might be. Honestly, we were expecting nothing less as according to reports, the legendary filmmaker has a net worth estimated to be around $100 million.
Height and Body Measurements
Quentin Tarantino is quite a tall man. He stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 meters) and maintains a bodyweight of 90 kg or 198.4 pounds. Other notable features of him include brown hair and brown eyes.