Damien Chazelle
Damien Chazelle
Celebrated Name: Damien Chazelle
Real Name/Full Name: Damien Sayre Chazelle
Gender: Male
Age: 39 years old
Birth Date: 19 January 1985
Birth Place: Providence, Rhode Island, U.S
Nationality: American
Height: 1.77 m
Weight: 70 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Olivia Hamilton (m. 2018), Jasmine McGlade (m. 2010–2014)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Damien Chazelle Gay?: No
Profession: Director, film producer, and screenwriter
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $15 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Damien Chazelle is a French-American film producer, director, and screenwriter. He is popular for his work in movies such as Whiplash (2014), La La Land (2016), and First Man (2018), which were global hits. For his roles in the movie La La Land, Damien also gathered several awards, such as the Golden Globe Award and the Academy Award for Best Director. Damien is also the youngest person to win both of the awards at the age of 32 and expected to develop more in his skills.

Maybe you know about Damien Chazelle very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Damien Chazelle’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Damien’s full name is Damien Sayre Chazelle, and he was born on 19 January 1985 in Providence, Rhode Island, the U.S., in a Catholic family. His father’s name was Bernard Chazelle and was born in the city of Clamart, France. His mother’s name was Celia. She is from a Canadian-English family based in the city of Calgary, Alberta, and she use to teach medieval history at The College in New Jersey.

Damien spent his entire childhood in Princeton, New Jersey. He completed his schooling from Hebrew school for four years due to his parents did not want him to go anywhere else. Damien grew up with his sibling, Anna, who later became an actress. Their maternal grandfather, whose name was John Martin, was the son of a stage actress Eileen Earle who was very popular at her time. When he was studying at Harvard, he lived in a Currier House as roommates. They were the real creators of the band Chester French which was discovered during their initial college life.

Personal Life

Damien was very passionate about being a musician but was not successful in making it to the end at Princeton High School. He exclaimed that his music teacher was very influential and later started to become part of one of his movies named Whiplash. Not like the main hero Andrew Neiman, Damien told that he had previous knowledge that he never had the talent to be a successful musician and so after completing his school life, he worked for his passion again. He studied film making from Harvard University where his basics were Visual and Environmental Studies in 2007.

Damien got married to the popular producer Jasmine McGlade, but unfortunately got separated in 2014. He, along with the other lead Olivia Hamilton, a former Princeton University graduate and former McKinsey & Company consultant, declared their engagement in October 2017. The couple married each other on 22 September 2018. He speaks French very fluently.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 19 January 1985, Damien Chazelle is 39 years old as of today’s date 16th June 2024. His height is 1.77 m tall, and his weight is 70 kg.


Damien was very excited about his debut movie called Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench, which was a part of his senior load project with his so-called roommate Justin Hurwitz who studied at Harvard University as well. The movie was showcased first at the Tribeca Film Festival in the year 2009. The same received various awards on that particular event, before being grabbed the attention by Variance movies for limited release and opening to critical notice.

After he was done with his college life, Damien shifted to the city of Los Angeles with the target of gathering interest to produce his drama movie La La Land. He worked as a professional writer in Hollywood, among his writing credits are Grand Piano (2013) and The Last Exorcism Part II (2013). Damien was also among the cast hired for the J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions to re-write a draft of 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) with the intention of also directing, but Damien chose to direct Whiplash instead.

The project was finally adopted by the production giants such as Blumhouse Productions and Right of Way Films, who suggested that Damien should turn a portion of his script into a short film as a proof-of-concept. In the year 2013, the short film was accepted at Sundance Film Festival, where it was very praised; financing was also raised for the well-acclaimed movie. In 2014, it gathered an overwhelmingly positive critical reaction from the public. Whiplash received various awards on the festival circuit and also earned five Oscar nominations, including Best Adapted Screenplay for Damien, out of which they won three awards.

Awards & Achievements

Damien Chazelle has become one of the finest directors of Hollywood. His projects have been recognized in many awards. His movies, Whiplash has won three Academy Awards, three BAFTA Awards, and one Golden Globe Awards. La La Land has won six Academy Awards, five BAFTA Awards, and seven Golden Globe Awards. First Man won one Academy Awards and one Golden Globe Awards.

Net Worth & Salary of Damien Chazelle in 2024

Damien Chazelle Net Worth
Damien Chazelle Net Worth

Damien’s movie La La Land has earned grossed $340 million at the global box office. From this, his net worth is increased. As of June 2024, Damien Chazelle has an estimated net worth of $15 million. This is just a starting for Damien as he is new to the industry, so his net worth is going to increase exponentially as his upcoming project releases.

Damien Chazelle is one of the greatest directors present in the filming industry. He has achieved the heights of his career at a young age, which is very difficult to do, and he also had to prove his work to many people. Damien will surely reach new heights in his career as he releases his new projects.


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