Hans Zimmer
Hans Zimmer
Real Name/Full Name Hans Florian Zimmer
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Hans Zimmer
Birth Place: Frankfurt, West Germany
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 12 September 1957
Age/How Old: 66 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 83 Kg
In Pounds – 182 lbs
Eye Color: Light brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father – Hans
Mother –
Siblings: N/A
School: Cole D’Humanite,  Hurtwood House School
College: N/A
Religion: Jewish
Nationality: German
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Vicki Carolin(m.1982- div 1992) Suzanne Zimmer
Kids/Children Name: Zoe Zimmer, Jake Zimmer, Brigitte Zimmer
Profession: Film producer,  record producer
Net Worth: $220 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Hans Florian Zimmer is a German film score composer and record producer who have produced music for over 150 films. Some of his major works include “Lion King”, “The Pirates of the Caribbean series”, “The Dark Knight trilogy”, “The last samurai” and many more.

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

Biography and Early Life

Hans Florian Zimmer was born in Frankfurt, West Germany. His father was an inventor and an engineer and his mother was a musician. He grew up a very curious and inventive child. He would modify the piano and his mother would watch in horror and his father would just find it interesting that he was being innovative. Unfortunately his father died while he was still a child and to cover the void music became his consolation.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Hans Zimmer in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Hans Zimmer’s age is 66 years old as of today’s date 23rd April 2024 having been born on 12 September 1957. Though, he is 5′ 2″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 182 lbs in Pound and 83 kg in Kilograms.


Hans attended Cole D’Humanite in Canton Bern, Switzerland it was an international boarding school. After moving to London he went to Hurtwood house school. He went to piano lessons but could not follow through with the training as he did not like the formal set up; he eventually became a self taught pianist.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Hans fell in love with Vicki Caroline and after dating and knowing each other well they got married in 1982. They had a daughter together named Zoe Zimmer, hover after 10 years of marriage their relationship experienced some difficulties and hence decided to take a divorce after 10 years. They signed their divorce in 1992. Then later Hans started dating Suzanne Zimmer they got married and together share two children Drake Zimmer and Brigitte Zimmer.

Is Hans Zimmer Gay?

Hans has considered himself as straight. He has been married twice to different women and as a result has three beautiful children to boast with.

Professional Career

Han was part of the band Krakatoa where he used to play the keyboard in the 70’s. He also worked with a band Buggles in which he helped to produce their single Video killed the radio star” and also feature in the music video which became a big hit.  Before he started working with the Italian band Krisma after which he has also worked in several other bands such as Mecano, the damned, Helden and Shriekback.

His popularity increased in the 80’s when he started his career as a film producer composing advertising jingles. He teamed up with Stanley Meyers who is also a renowned film producer. Together they produced scores for films such as the insignificance, my beautiful Laundrette and moonlight.

In 1997 Hans decided to go solo composing film scores Terminal exposure and the last emperor which won the best original score at the Academy Award. His career this time was soaring high a successful producer and he gaining a massive following by his fans. He additionally composed a theme song for “Going for gold” which is a British television show.

In 1991, he had an opportunity to work with his favourite artist Peter Haycock on the score “Thelma $ Louise. Then in 1993 he composed for the score “True romance”. Hans was on duty in Africa for “the power of one” when Disney hired him to compose the score for “The lion king”. The score became one of his biggest achievements that have won him numerous awards. In 2000 Hans also engaged in video games as his first encounter producing scores for games such as “Crysis”, “Modern Warfare” and “Call of duty 2”.


Hans has input a lot of creativity and hard work in his successful career this has attracted numerous accolades and nominations. In 1995“Lion King” won two Academy Award for best original score and best musical album for children, in 1996 he won an Academy Award for “Crimson Tide”  and in 2009 he won the same Academy Awards for “The Dark Knight” which was shared with Lisa Gerald.

His film the last emperor won the best original score at the Academy Award.  In 2001, he won his second globe award for “Gladiator” which was collaboration with Lisa Gerrald.  He has also been nominated for numerous awards such as Academy awards, satellite awards and Saturn awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Hans Zimmer in 2024

Hans Zimmer Net Worth
Hans Zimmer Net Worth

Hans has amassed his wealth by being a film producer and a record producer. His salary cannot be estimated as he works on different projects individually however we cannot deny the fact that he has been paid handsomely for the projects that have even won awards. As of 2024, his estimated net worth is $220 million and his worth will still continue to increase as he has  not yet retired from his field yet.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • His father died when he was still young.
  • Besides his film score production he has also released his own albums known as “Hans Zimmer live in plague” in 2017 and “The world of Hans Zimmer-A symphonic celebration” that was released in 2019.
  • He is a self-taught musician who did not attend formal classes.
  • Hans was inducted as a Disney legend in the year 2019.

Hans Zimmer is a talented composer who did not allow his creativity to be limited. His creativity and innovations has made him the successful composer and producer of all time. He has been internationally recognized for his hard work and has won so many awards in return.


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