Jeff Baena
Jeff Baena
Real Name/Full Name Jeff Baena
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Jeff Baena
Birth Place: Miami, Florida, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 29 June 1977
Age/How Old: 46 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 181 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
Weight: In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 172 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father – Jeff Baena Sr.
Mother – N/A
Siblings: 1
School: Miami Edison Senior High School
College: New York University
Religion: Jew
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Aubrey Plaza (m. 2021)
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Screenwriter, Director, Producer, Film Critic
Net Worth: $4 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Jeff Baena is an American film director and screenplay writer who works with famous American director David O. Russell. He later directed his own movies. He is mostly known for the movies like Joshy, Beth, and Horse Girl. He is also a film critic and often writes for favorite movie review blogs.

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Biography and Early Life

The birthplace of Jeff is Miami, Florida, in the United States. His father’s name is Jeff Baena Sr. He used to own a small business. Jeff belonged to a middle-class family. Any information regarding his mother’s name or profession isn’t available yet. Jeff never disclosed much information about his childhood and personal life.

However, it is known that he has a younger sister. The name or profession of his sister isn’t known yet. Jeff became interested in writing from a very early age and used to write short stories and features while studying in high school. In his senior year, he decided to keep writing for movies as he likes Hollywood movies and also took writing training during his high school final year.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jeff Baena in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jeff Baena’s age is 46 years old as of today’s date 25th June 2024 having been born on 29 June 1977. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 181cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 172lbs in Pound and 78 kg in Kilograms.


He attended Miami Edison Senior High School, where he was often bullied for his shy nature. However, Jeff revealed that he was good in his academics and loved learning new subjects. He graduated from there in 1995 at the age of eighteen. While studying in his high school final year, he decided to pursue his passion and got himself enrolled at New York University, where he took films and arts as a major. He completed his college graduation degree in 1998 and later got an opportunity to work with Russell.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Jeff Baena With Wife Aubrey Plaza
Jeff Baena With Wife Aubrey Plaza

Jeff met famous American actress Aubrey Plaza in 2011 at a party. They started dating in the same year. The duo later worked together on several projects. Jeff got huge media and public attention after dating Aubrey, which is why the duo decided to keep their relationship private and didn’t make public appearances.

Shortly after dating, they moved in together and bought a house together in New York. It was rumored that the couple broke up in 2018 when Aubrey was spotted with another man. However, they denied the claim. The couple got engaged in 2020. after dating for ten years, the duo got married in 2021 in a private wedding where only close friends and couples were invited.

Is Jeff Baena Gay?

No, Jeff Baena is not gay. He has dated his wife for ten years before getting married. According to his dating history, he has never dated a man in his life. He also never identified himself as homosexual, which proves that his sexual orientation is hetero.

Professional Career

After graduating from college, Jeff relocated to Los Angeles and started to work as a freelancer. Before directing his movie, he worked with Robert Zemeckis. Then he worked with famous director David Russell. After one and a half years, David and Jeff started discussing story ideas and later collaborated and made four films together. In 2004, he wrote the movie I Heart Huckabees. In 2014, he wrote and directed the zombie movie Life After Beth. Two years later, he wrote and directed the film Joshy. In 2017, he directed The Little Hours. In 2020, he directed the movie Horse Girl. He is also the producer of the movie.


Jeff was nominated in Sundance Film Festival in 2014 for his movie Life After Beth. He was also nominated in Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards and Edinburgh International Film Festival in the same year. In 2015, he was nominated for the Fangoria Chainsaw Awards. For his movie Joshy, he was nominated for the Sundance Award for the second time. He was also nominated in Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival and Americana Film Fest, and Clotrudis Awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jeff Baena in 2024

Jeff Baena Net Worth
Jeff Baena Net Worth

As of 2024, Jeff has a net worth of around $4 million, which he has earned as a director and movie writer. He is considered one of the most popular screenplay writers and has collaborated with many prestigious production houses, giving him the opportunity to earn a considerable amount of money.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He is a huge LGBT community supporter.
  • He loves watching movies. Christopher Nolan is his favorite director.

Jeff is a well-established film director and film writer who started as an associate of director Russell but established his name through his talent and hard work. He is a very private person and doesn’t like media and public attention. His social media accounts are personal, and he rarely uses them.


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