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Facts of Lena Dunham

Full NameLena Dunham
First NameLena
Last NameDunham
Birth NameLena Dunham
ProfessionActress, Writer, Director, Producer
Birth CityNew York City
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameCarroll Dunham
Mother NameLaurie Simmons
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
Relation WithJack Antonoff
AwardsGolden Globe,BAFTA TV Award
FilmographyGirls,Tiny Furniture
EducationSaint Ann's School
Height160.7 cm
Weight66 kg
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Date of BirthMay 13,1986
Age34 years

Two times Golden Globe Award winner Lena Dunham is an American actress, writer, director, and producer who is well remembered as the creator and writer of the HBO TV series Girl. She has acted in movies like Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

Besides films, she has acted in TV series like Delusional Downtown Divas, American Horror Story: Cult, and Camping.

How Much is Lena Dunham's Net Worth?

As of 2020, the BAFTA TV Award-winning actress has an estimated net worth of $12 million(£8 million). Forbes placed her at #15 place amongst the highest-paid TV actress of 2013 with a salary of $150,000 per episode.

American actress and writer, Lena Dunham delivering a speech after winning a Golden Globe at the 2013 Golden Globes Award ceremony
Caption: Lena Dunham delivering a speech after winning a Golden Globe for Girls at the 2013 Golden Globes Award ceremony

Image Source: ABC News

A majority of her money comes from her writing and acting career. Lena Dunham signed a $3.5 million book contract in October 2012 with Random House Publishing.

The bidding of her book started at an extremely high price of $1 million and by June 2014, the American writer had earned over $4 million from the sales of her books and television series.

Houses and Cars

The Independent Spirit Award-winning actress resides in her 2,500 sq ft home in Los Angeles, California which she purchased in 2015 for $2.69 million.

Further, she owned a bedroomed apartment that she bought in 2012 for $500,000. The property was later sold for $850,000 in 2017.

In May 2014 she purchased a 3,400 sq ft apartment in New York City for $4.887 million.

In July 2018 she put up her 1,987 sq ft apartment in 60 Broadway, Brooklyn for $3 million. She had bought the three-bedroomed condo in April 2018 for $2.9 million. 


Lena Dunham drives a Porsche Cayenne Suv for which she paid $250,000.

Dunham's Movies and TV shows

As a writer, she is credited for writing scripts of TV series like Tight Shots, Delusional Downtown Divas, Camping, featuring Brett Gelman, and Girls, starring Adam Driver.

She has acted in movies like Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, starring Seth Rogen, Chloë Grace Moretz, and Hannibal Buress, and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, with Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Emile Hirsch, Victoria Pedretti, Kurt Russell, and James Marsden.

Lena Dunham's Short Bio

She was born in New York City on 13th May 1986 to Carroll Dunham and Laurie Simmons. She has a younger sister named Grace Dunham, who is also an actress.

Lena Dunham with her mother Laurie Simmons and sister Grace Dunham
Caption: Lena Dunham with her mother Laurie Simmons and sister Grace Dunham

Image Source: Just Jared

As a child, she attended Saint Ann's School. Lena then studied at The New School for a year before transferring to Oberlin College.

The 33-years-old actress is currently single but was in a relationship with Jack Antonoff from 2012 to 2017. 

Box Office Earnings of Movies

  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood(2019) - $372.4 million
  • Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising(2016) - $108 million
Updated On Fri Jan 10 2020 Published On Fri Jan 10 2020 By BluePrince