Danny Elfman
Danny Elfman
Celebrated Name: Danny Elfman
Real Name/Full Name: Daniel Robert Elfman
Gender: Male
Age: 70 years old
Birth Date: 29 May 1953
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.78 m
Weight: 75 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Bridget Fonda (m. 2003)
Children: Yes (Oliver Elfman, Mali Elfman, Lola Elfman)
Profession: American composer, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor and voice actor
Net Worth in 2024: $80 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Danny Elfman has made his mark in the music industry. He is a singer, a great composer, a songwriter, and a record producer. Danny Elfman became famous when he was the lead singer and songwriter for a band. The band got to be known as Oingo Boingo. This was between the years 1974 and 1995. He has featured in several films and television series, in specific his collaborations with Tim Burton, who was a director.

Maybe you know about Danny Elfman 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 Danny Elfman’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

Danny Elfman was born in the year 1953 on 29th May. His birthplace was in Los Angeles, California, and his birth names were Daniel Richard Elfman. He was born to a Jewish family. His parents were Blossom Elfman and Milton Elfman. Blossom used to serve writer, and a teacher and Milton served as-as a teacher in the Air Force. He grew up in a mixed racial estate. This was in the Baldwin Hills, California.

In his childhood days, he spent time in a local movie theatre, where he adored music and film composers. Among them, they included Bernard Herrmann and Franz Wax Man. He has admitted that his zone of friends in high school was not well mannered. He did drop out of high school and went on to follow his brother, who had moved to France.

In France, Danny Elfman did perform with Le Grand Magic Circus, an avant-garde musical theatre. Officially, he did not attend the school as a student at the CalArts. However, an instructor used to encourage him to never give up on learning.

Personal Life

During his teen years, Danny Elfman did date his classmate, who later became a member of a rock band. In the year 2003, Danny Elfman married Bridget Fonda, who was an actress. Their marriage got held in the year 2003. Together, they sired a son. The name of the son is Oliver. Danny Elfman has been an Atheist since the age of eleven years old.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 29 May 1953, Danny Elfman is 70 years old as of today’s date 24th May 2024. His height is 1.78 m tall, and his weight is 75 kg.


Danny felt fulfilled whenever he played music. He started his career in the year 1972 after founding a new wave band. Initially, they got to be known as The Mystics Knights. The band did perform in many shows across the US. Danny Elfman decided to retire from the group to be a film producer. As a remembrance of the legacy of the group, he made a film dubbed ‘Forbidden Zone.’ It mainly revolved around their various performances.

His style of music got influenced by recent composers like Bela, Philip Glass, and Lou Harrison. Danny volunteered his singing voice, which was for Jack Skellington. His film scores got a review in the year 2017 basing on production: Score: A Film Music Documentary. He got a job offer a position of the composer within DCEU’s blockbuster that got referred to as ‘Justice League.’

Awards and Achievements

Danny Elfman has been able to win various awards and nominations. Among the awards, he has won Annie Awards, BMI Film & Television Awards, Emmy Awards, Grammy Awards, Satellite Awards, Saturn Awards, and Sierra Awards. In total, he has been able to win 35 awards and received 75 nominations!

Net Worth & Salary of Danny Elfman in 2024

Danny Elfman Net Worth
Danny Elfman Net Worth

As of May 2024, Danny Elfman has a net worth of over $80 million. His wealth has music. He has been able to feature in several movies which have raised his net worth. His hard work and determination to make a name for himself has seen him amass huge wealth.

Danny Elfman is an accurate reflection that hard work pays. He always seizes an opportunity whenever it appears.


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