David Benioff
David Benioff
Real Name/Full Name David Benioff Friedman
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: David Benioff
Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 25 September 1970
Age/How Old: 53 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 188 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′1″
Weight: In Kilograms – 82 Kg
In Pounds – 180 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –Stephen Friedman
Mother –Barbara Benioff
Siblings: Yes [ Suzy Benioff and Caroline Benioff]
School: Collegiate School
College: Dartmouth College, Trinity College and University of California Irvine
Religion: Non-religious
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Amanda Perry [m. 2006]
Kids/Children Name: Henry Perry Friedman, Frances Pen Benioff, and Molly June Benioff
Profession: Screenwriter and television producer
Net Worth: $120 million
Last Updated: April 2024

David Benioff is a well-known American screenwriter and a TV producer. His fame is a result of him being the executive producer and a co-writer of the HBO TV series “Game of Thrones.” David is also a writer and a director. He had written a book titled “The 25th Hour,” which was published when he was still a simple high school teacher for English. The book gave him much popularity that it later turned into a movie.

Well, how well do you know about David Benioff? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about David Benioff’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 David Benioff to date.

Biography and Early Life

In the city of New York, United States, David Benioff was born on 25 September 1970. He is the son of Stephen Friedman and Barbara Benioff. His father was the former head of Goldman Sachs. David was born in a Jewish family together with his elderly siblings, Suzy Benioff and Caroline Benioff. Since his childhood, He and his family resided in Manhattan but moved to 86th street, and there he spent most of his life. David is related to an entrepreneur, Marc Benioff, though distantly.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is David Benioff in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, David Benioff’s age is 53 years old as of today’s date 24th April 2024 having been born on 25 September 1970. Though, he is 6′ 1″ in feet and inches and 188 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 180 lbs in Pound and 82kg in Kilograms.


When he was of age, David Benioff joined Collegiate School. After he graduated, he enrolled at Dartmouth College. After graduating from college, he did several odd jobs like a bouncer of a club also an English teacher in Brooklyn School. David later joined Trinity College, Dublin, with a target to pursue a career in academia. He didn’t stop his studies there, for he later enrolled at the University of California Irvine, where he took a career in the Creative Writing Programme.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

David Benioff With Wife Amanda Perry
David Benioff With Wife Amanda Perry

David met the love of his Amanda Perry. Amanda is a famous actress in the entertainment industry. David and Perry married in the city of New York. The couple has three children together, namely, Frances Pen Friedman, Henry Friedman, and Molly Friedman. The family lives together happily, and they live in Manhattan.

Is David Benioff Gay?

David Benioff is a straightforward man as much as sexual orientation is concerned. He is also married to a woman Amanda Perry and is blessed with three children. The couple is happily married, and no information of them separating any day soon.

Professional Career

David Benioff wrote his first novel, ‘The 25th Hour’, which took him two years. This was a preparation for his master’s degree. Later he did collections of short stories, and his first one was called “When Nines Roll Over.” Apart from short stories, he also did screenplays in Hollywood. For instance, the screenplays for movies, like “Troy,” the psychological thriller “Stay,” and “The Kite Runner.”

David, along with D.B. Weiss, started working on adapting the series of a novel known as ‘The Song of Ice and Fire’ where they turned it into a TV show, ‘Games of Thrones.’ David did some script movies like; ‘X Men Origins: Wolverine, which was a spin-off of ‘X Men.’ He later published his second novel, “City of Thieves.” Together with D.B. Weiss, they did a novel, “Dirty White Boys,” into a screenplay. After the final season of “Game of Thrones,” David and Weiss are to start working on a TV series called “Confederate.”


David Benioff does not have many formal awards, though the few he has, he is not open about them. But he has gained much fame with his show “Game of Thrones,” which has been one of the best phenomenal shows in television history.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of David Benioff in 2024

David Benioff Net Worth
David Benioff Net Worth

As of 2024, David has an estimated net worth of $120 million. His main source of income and riches has been the screenplay, screenwriting, and TV shows which he has conducted. He has also written two novels where one of it gained fame and turned to a movie which has also enhanced his wealth

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • David has ever tried a profession in Radio Jockey before starting his writing career though he failed.
  • He can be described as a hustler because he had tried several careers and jobs before settling with his present career.

David can be described as an experimental man who has investigated a number of jobs in his career. He began by writing novels, then scriptwriting, and later, he became an advanced director who has written successful screenplay. Though he started with several failures, they didn’t hinder him from attaining his success today. He is determined with his career and focused on achieving his goals.


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