Spike Jonze
Spike Jonze
Real Name/Full Name Adam Spiegel
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Spike Jonze
Birth Place: New York City, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 22 October 1969
Age/How Old: 51 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 185cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 83 Kg
In Pounds – 182 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: White
Parents Name: Father –Arthur Spiegel III
Mother –Sandy Granzow
Siblings: Yes (1) Spiegel
School: Wait Whitman High School
College: San Francisco Art of Institute
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Sofia Coppola
Kids/Children Name: No
Profession: Director, Producer,Actor, Photographer
Net Worth: $60 million
Last Updated: October 2021

Spike Jonze was born on October 22 in the year 1969, in New York, United States. He has done significant works in Film making, acting, photography. He started his career as a teen photographer. He was in photography, taking pictures of BMX riders and skateboard for a freestyle magazine.

Well, how well do you know about Spike Jonze? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Spike Jonze’s net worth in 2021, 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 Spike Jonze to date.

Biography and Early Life

Spike Jonze was born to his parents, Father Arthur Spiegel III and Mother Sandra L. Granzow, on October 22 in 1969. He is the grandson of Arthur Spiegel, founder of the catalog company Spigen Catalog. His father is the founder of a health care consulting company. He was a kid when his father and mother got divorced. He grew up with his mother in Maryland. She worked with her brother named Sam Spiegel, who is a DJ on today’s date.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Spike Jonze in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Spike Jonze’s age is 51 years old as of today’s date 15th October 2021 having been born on 22 October 1969. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 185 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 182 lbs in Pound and 83kg in Kilograms.

Education

As far as Spike Jonze’s education is concerned, he went to the Wait Whitman High School, and there he used to go to the Community store, the owner of the store gave him the name. He then joined the San Francisco Art of Institute. He learned to ride BMX there and made friends who are chief editors of Freestyle magazine, Mark Lewman, Andy Jenkins.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

In the year 1999, on June 26, Spike Jonze got married to Sofia Coppola. They both met six years ago and started dating from the year 1994. They met in Sonic Youth’s music video setting. In the year 2003, both of them divorced due to some personal problems. After that, Jonze started dating Karen O, a singer, but they both broke up very soon. He then started dating Drew Barrymore for some time. His last date was with Michelle Williams, they both dated each other, but in 2009, Michelle Williams said it’s impossible to stay with him.

Is Spike Jonze Gay?

As far as Spike Jonze’s sexual orientation is concerned, he is not gay. He has been in many relationships and was also married but divorced, and after that, he has been with multiple women, which proves that he is not gay. He is straight.

Professional Career

John Spikes were passionate about photography at an early age. He discovered his love for photography when he was a teenager. This is also where his career started to take off. He photographed BMX riders for Freestyle Magazine and Transworld Skateboarding. He also began to shoot in 1991. He is mainly known for his unique videos and films.

The man has immense creativity in him and never fails to amaze his fans. He changed his name to Spikes Jonze because of his love for the trilogy, the Lord of the Rings. He did not do it to catch the eyes of the public or the directors. He did it solely to rhyme with the villain’s name “Smeagol” from the famous trilogy. This makes him all the more unique in his ways.

Awards

Spike Jonze has received various awards and got nominated for multiple movies and short films. He reached over five awards and more than five nominations for “Her,” starring Joaquin Phoenix. He even successfully bagged a Grammy for his music video named “Star 69”.

He was even a nominee as Best Director for “Being John Malkovich” in the year 1999. He was even a nominee as an Outstanding documentary or Non-fictional special in Primetime Emmy for Beastie Boys story in 2020. He was even nominated for the same for Outstanding Writing for a non-fiction program too. He even won a Saturn Award in Best Writing for Her(2013).

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Spike Jonze in 2021

Spike Jonze Net Worth
Spike Jonze Net Worth

Although there is not much knowledge about his salary and earnings but considering the amount of fame he has gained in these past few years, the digits are inevitably enormous. As of 2021, The net worth of Spike Jonze is $60 Million, which is quite a considerable success. It continues to grow every year, which indicates that he still has a long way to go.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Spike Jonze believes in keeping his group small and knowing them at his best. He prefers to work with the people with whom he feels he is connected the most. Jonze believes a lot of ideas unravel while working like this. The videos which he made with his closest people are the best ones for him.

He is packed with the Beastie Boys and had shared a great deal of laughter with them. This is the sole reason how and why the “Sabotage” video came out. It became an instant hit. “I am here,” a short film where Andrew Garfield was the voice of the male robot, even claimed that Spike played frisbee with him. It made him feel more relaxed and helped him recording his voice peacefully.

It is visible how much of a fun person Spike Jonze is. He is loved and respected by almost everyone in the industry. The way he makes everything so enjoyable is probably why he is at the zenith of his success. When working with Spikes, everything is so much easier and even enjoyable to learn and grow. The American remains this cheerful and continues to strive more. This is precisely why fans, as well as the industry people, love him so much.

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