Guillermo Del Toro
Guillermo Del Toro
Real Name/Full Name Guillermo Del Toro Gomez
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Guillermo Del Toro
Birth Place: Guadalajara, Mexico
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 9 October 1964
Age/How Old: 59 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres –168 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
Weight: In Kilograms – 95 Kg
In Pounds – 209 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Light brown
Parents Name: Father –Federico del Toro
Mother –Guadalupe del Toro
Siblings: Susana del Toro
School: N/A
College: University of Guadalajara
Religion: Roman Catholic
Nationality: Mexican
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Lorenza Newton (m. 1986–2017)
Kids/Children Name: Marisa Del Toro, Mariana Del Toro
Profession: filmmaker, author, actor, producer and screenwriter, makeup artist
Net Worth: $40 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Guillermo del Toro is an Oscar-winning filmmaker, author, actor, producer, and screenwriter. He also does the job of a makeup artist sometimes. This Mexican-American based film personality has conquered the genre of fairy tales and horror in his filmmaking and writing. Anything that comes into his mind, he shapes a poetic beauty out of it, the very time it makes its way through his pen. So if you are a storytelling enthusiast and a big fan of Guillermo, this is the right place for you. Let’s get started.

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

Biography & Early Life

Fifty-six years old Guillermo took birth in Guadalajara, at Jalisco, Mexico, in the year 1964. The early days of his life passed being part of a strict Catholic type family. His father, Federico del Toro, had a Super 8 camera when Guillermo was eight years old. Using the opportunity, Guillermo started making short films in association with Planet of Apes models.

Dick Smith, an artist, helped Guillermo learn special effects and makeup with special effects. Mr Toro’s mother was a housewife who took care of her family. Guillermo was not the only child in the family; he had a sister named Susana del Toro.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Guillermo del Toro in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Guillermo del Toro’s age is 59 years old as of today’s date 17th April 2024 having been born on 9 October 1964. Though, he is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 168  cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 209 lbs in Pound and 95 kg in Kilograms.


We do not have much information about his school days. But that does not mean he did not attend high school. He had started developing an interest in film making while she was studying in school. He even crafted out movie ideas out of his imagination. Having an interest in the film making field, Guillermo studied film making at the University of Guadalajara. And about makeup, he learnt it from the legendary artist Dick Smith.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Guillermo was married to Lorenza Newton, who got separated and divorced in the year 2017. He was dating Lorenza during his days in the institute of Guadalajara. Lorenza also happens to be the cousin of Mexican singer Guadalupe Pineda. They have two children, both girls. He is not currently dating anyone as he has full responsibility for his kids.

Is Guillermo Del Toro Gay?

No, Guillermo Del Toro is not gay as he was married to a woman and has two children. He is a one-woman type of person and thus has not been in any relationship after their separation.

Professional career

Guillermo owns a special effect make-up company named Necropia after working for ten years as a special effects type makeup designer. Throughout his filmmaking career, he has done some Spanish language-based dark fantasies like Pan’s Labyrinth and The Devil’s Backbone. Apart from this, he is also known for some major action films. Blade II, Hellboy, and its sequel are some of its examples. Coming to the sci-fi genre, Pacific Rim is one of his finest. He has done some noted works as Director too.

Moreover, he is also a famous producer. Some movies from his productions are Beautiful, like, The Orphanage, Puss in Boots, Julia’s Eyes, Mama, and Kung fu Panda 2. His work style is famous for its poetic appeal. He has provided many wide varieties of fantasy fiction or horror movies. Also, some of his works in the sci-fi genre are breathtaking.


Guillermo is a two times Academy Awards winner as well as two times in the nominees. The Academy Awards rank as the highest among all other awards in the field of film making. Having said that, getting his name engraved in not one but two of them is a massive achievement for Guillermo Del Toro. He has also brought home more than five Ariel Awards, which is honored to those few people who make Mexico’s best movies.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Guillermo del Toro in 2024

Guillermo Del Toro Net Worth
Guillermo Del Toro Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Guillermo is around $40 Million as of 2024. Being part of some larger movies and also contributing world’s memorable film has earned him a good amount of money. He also served as a screenwriter as well as a novelist. He has his own production company named Tequila Gang, which fortunately generates quite an amount of money.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Following his passion had not let Guillermo Del Toro down, as he is one of the most prominent and most pleasing movie personalities. His works will remain memorable for ages, and he also won the most significant awards for his field. What else can one ask? Guillermo Del Toro has experienced it all through his sheer hard work.  He has become an inspiration for younger generations. His writing style, makeup, and movie-making have made an impact on the heart of his audiences.


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