Danny Elfman
Danny Elfman
Real Name/Full Name Daniel Robert Elfman
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Danny Elfman
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 29 May 1953
Age/How Old: 71 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 177 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Red
Parents Name: Father – Milton Elfman
Mother – Blossom Elfman
Siblings: Richard Elfman
School: NA
College: NA
Religion: Cynicologist
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: NA
Wife/Spouse Name: Bridget Fonda
Kids/Children Name: Oliver Elfman, Lola Elfman, and Mali Elfman
Profession: Film Composer, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, and Actor
Net Worth: $60 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Danny Elfman is an American legendary music composer, singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. The singer is considered the most iconic musicians in Hollywood. He is known for his work theme work in The Simpsons and Batman in 1989. The songwriter gain reputation through his rock band Oingo Boingo in the 1980s.

The singer is the person behind the theme music of movies and television shows like Beetlejuice, Batman, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Men in Black, and Good Will Hunting. Apart from writing film music, he is a well-known composer for Rochester. The actor performed across Europe and United States. The singer started his career as a rock band performer, but he became a well-known music legend.

Well, how well do you know about Danny Elfman? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Danny Elfman’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Danny Elfman to date.

Biography and Early Life

The singer was born on May 29, 1953, in Los Angeles, California, United States. His parent Blossom Elfman and Milton Elfman, were teachers. The musicians grew up in the mixed community of California. In his childhood, he loves to watch local horror, sci-fi, fantasy films. He starts noticing the work of film composers named Bernard Herrmann and Franz Waxman. In the 1960s, the singer starts taking an interest in music.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Danny Elfman in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Danny Elfman’s age is 71 years old as of today’s date 24th July 2024 having been born on 29 May 1953. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 177 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75kg in Kilograms.


We did not have the education details of Danny Elfman, but he started traveling the world after completing his high school education. Danny first time visited his brother in France. After that, he visited Africa. The singer also studied at CalArts, but he did not any official details about it.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Danny Elfman With Wife Bridget Fonda
Danny Elfman With Wife Bridget Fonda

The actor starts dating his classmate Kim Gordon during Elfman. She later became a member of the band Sonic Youth. He married Geri Elsenmenger, and they have two daughters named Lola and Mali. The couple divorced after some time.

On November 29, 2003, the singer married actress Bridget Fonda, and the couple welcomed their son Oliver. The brother of singer Richard is an actor and film maker. The actor is a gynecologist. The singer nowadays did not perform in concerts at bars and restaurants, but he often performs in the orchestra.

Is Danny Elfman Gay?

The sexual personality of Danny Elfam is straight. The actor did not show any signs that he is gay.

Professional Career

In 1980, the singer composed the first song for brother’s debut film Forbidden Zone. In 1976, he became head of the group. The singer changed the name of the group to Oingo Boingo. The composition of Troupe’s was used in movies named Sixteen Candles, Weird Science, Back to School, Summer School, and Ghostbusters II.

The biggest hit album of the group was Dead Man’s Party. In 1994, the band released the album Boingo. The singer retired from a live concert in 1995 due to permanent hearing damage. After 20 years, Danny performed in a live-to-film concert of The Nightmare Before Christmas.

In 1985, he was approached by Tim Burton to write a score cult TV series, Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure. The singer writes the score with the help of guitarist Steve Bartek. The work of Danny received the attention of the composer named Nino Rota and Bernard Herrmann.

He provided his voice to the character of Bonejangles in the film Corpse Bride and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Danny Elfman provided soundtracks for the hit films named Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, DCEU’s Justice League, Oz the Great and Powerful.

In 2015, the actor composed music for Avengers: Age of Ultron with Brian Tyler. In 2019, the singer provided music for the Disney animated movie Dumbo and Men in Black: International. The actor featured a documentary Score. Danny Elfman is the person behind the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, and he composed The Overeager Overture. In late 2020, he released the single Happy on Epitaph Records.


The legendary music director nominated for 75 music awards and managed to win 78 awards. He is three-time nominated for Academy Awards in 1997, 2003, and 2008. The singer won 25 BMI Film and Television Awards in past years. In 2005, he won Emmy Awards in the Outstanding Main Title Theme Music category. The singer was inducted into Disney legend. Danny received Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award from Hollywood in Vienna.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Danny Elfman in 2024

Danny Elfman Net Worth
Danny Elfman Net Worth

As of 2024, The estimated net worth of Danny Elfman is $60 million. The singer is known for the rock band Oingo Boingo. The actor has written background scores for several television series and movies. The actor acquired a home in Los Angeles for $2.13 million. Danny also acquired a home next door for $3.6 million. He is the owner of a ranch located in Santa Barbara. The actor earned royalty from his theme song in The Simpsons.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Danny is the greatest musician of all time. He provided background score in several popular movies of Hollywood.


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