Laura Dern Age, Height, Net Worth, Husband, Young, Parents

The 55 years old Laura Dern has achieved many accolades throughout her acting career. The 5 feet 11 inches tall actress has an estimated Net Worth of $ 25 million. She has devoted more than a decade of her career to Hollywood. Her work has earned her both success and a series of awards. The Academy Award-winning actress has inherited acting from her parents. Her name came to the limelight after being cast in the biographical drama film, Masque.

she is a recipient of Golden Globe Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, and many others.  She started her acting as an Artist career in the 1980s and became popular in the movies like Mask, Blue Velvet, and Wild At Heart. 

Overview

 

Birth name Laura Elizabeth Dern
Age 55
Date of Birth February 10, 1967
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, US
Nationality American
Profession Actress and Producer
Net worth $20 Million
Mother Diane Ladd
Father Bruce Dern
Spouse Ben Harper (m.2005, div. 2013)
Children Ellery Walker and Jaya

Laura Dern Age, Height, and Weight

Laura Dern attends a function in a blue dress and stands in from of the media
Laura Dern attends a function in a blue dress and stands in from of the media

Laura is pretty tall at 5 feet 10 inches. The actress has perfect coordination of Height and Weight is 134 lbs (61 kg). Talking about her physical features, she has attractive brown eyes and medium brown hair. Her body measurements are 34-25-33, with a dress size of US 6 and a shoe size of US 7.

Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Height: 5 feet 10 inches
Died On 55 Age
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Body Measurements 34-25-33
Shoe Size   7 (US)

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Early Life, Education, and Family (Parents and Siblings)

Laura Dern hugged a guy and stands out of the old house on the road
Laura Dern hugged a guy and stands out of the old house on the road

Laura Dern took birth in a family of actors and other notable personalities. She was born on February 10, 1967, to Bruce Dern and Diane Lad. Both of her parents were actors. Her great-grandfather George Dern was the former Secretary of War and Governor of Utah.

The actress’ birthplace is Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California. When she was just two, her parents divorced. Hence, her upbringing was entirely under her mother and grandmother. Both of her family members were ardent believers of Roman Catholics.

She often had a harsh time during her childhood years because of her height. In her teenage days, Laura was 1.78 m tall. Thus, her classmates often teased her for her big feet and slouchy physique.

She started taking acting lessons from the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute at the Age of 9. Diane, Laura’s mother objected to her opportunity to be a part of ‘Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains’. Though she was 13 at that time, Dern was liberated from her mother.

Laura Dern Husband And Personal Life

Laura Den met Ben Harper in one of his concerts in the winter of 2000. The couple tied the knot on December 23, 2005, in their home town Los Angeles. They have two children, daughter Jaya (2004) and son Ellery Walker (2001). After marriage

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The actress also became the stepmother to Ben’s daughter Harris and son Charles from his first marriage. The stars parted ways from their marriage in 2013. On October 18, 2017, she appeared on The Ellen Degeneres Show and revealed she was sexually assaulted at the age of 14.

Career

 Laura Dern stands on the stage by showing the award in his hand
Laura Dern stands on the stage by showing the award in his hand

Her debut in acting was when she played a character in the movie ‘White Lightning‘ (1973). However, her performance in ‘Foxes‘ (1980), was a flawless one. She even received praise for this film.

Laura started acting at a very Young Age. Once following the debut, her career growth seemed unstoppable. She appeared in ‘Shannon‘, a 1981 TV series.

She played the character of Jessica McNeil in ‘Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains‘. Her impeccable acting won her the Miss Golden Globe Award.

We have then seen her in a number of small roles in TV movies like ‘Three Wishes of Billy Grier” and “Happy Endings“. Her role as Diane in ‘Teachers‘, a satirical comedy-drama movie got her some critical acclamations.

1985 was totally her year as she got the chance to play two iconic roles. These performances made her one of the most celebrated stars of Hollywood. She became a major cast of ‘Mask‘ alongside Cher. The second was the role of Connie in ‘Smooth Talk‘, the thriller.

Dern’s acting career witnessed an average time from 19881990. In this span, she worked on multiple projects like ‘Wild at Heart‘, ‘Nightmare Classics‘, ‘And Laura Dern‘. 1991 was the golden year for both Laura and her mother. She and her mom were both part of the cast

Laura Dern Young

Laura Dern stands with the 2 guys by holding his hand
Laura Dern stands with the 2 guys by holding his hand

Laura Dern and Sam Neill starred in Steven Spielberg’s 1993 blockbuster “Jurassic Park” as paleobotanist Ellie Sattler and paleontologist Alan Grant, respectively.

The two characters fall in love during the film despite the 20-year age gap that existed between Dern and Neill during the making of the film.

Dern was 23 years old when filming started and 26 when the movie opened in 1993. Neill, on the other hand, was 43 years old during the shoot. Neither actor was too concerned with their age gap and their characters’ romance.

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Star Wars

Laura Dern stands in the middle of the canal pound by holding a fish in his hand
Laura Dern stands in the middle of the water pound by holding a fish in his hand

Laura portrayed the role of Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo in Episode 8 of Star Wars (The Last Jedi). Her role in Jurassic Park won her 2 Academy Awards.

Laura Dern Movies and TV Shows

Laura Dern attends a party with the guy and lady, while wearing a black long blazer
Laura Dern attends a party with the guy and lady while wearing a black long blazer

Dern embarked on an acting career in the 1980s and rose to prominence for her performances in Mask (1985) and the David Lynch films Blue Velvet (1986) and Wild at Heart (1990).

She received her first Academy Award nomination for her portrayal of the titular orphan in the drama film Rambling Rose (1991) and achieved international recognition for her role as Ellie Sattler in Steven Spielberg’s adventure film Jurassic Park (1993),

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A role that she reprised in the sequels Jurassic Park III (2001) and Jurassic World Dominion (2022). She has played supporting roles in the films Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), Marriage Story (2019), and Little Women (2019).

Latest 5 Years Movies Show

Years Title
2022 The Son, Jurassic World Dominion
2020 Grizzly II: Revenge
2019 Little Women 2019, Marriage Story, Cold Pursuit
2018 JT LeRoy (film), Trial by Fire, The Tale
2017 Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Downsizing, Wilson 2017

 TV Shows

Laura Dern attends a party with their friend while wearing a black dress
Laura Dern attends a party with their friend while wearing a black dress

Latest 5 Years TV Show

Years Title
2015-2021 F Is for Family
2017-2019 Big Little Lies
2015-2019 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
2015-2018 The Last Man on Earth
2011-2013 Enlightened (TV series)

Video Games

Year Title
2019 Jurassic World Evolution
2022 Jurassic World Evolution 2

Awards and Nominations

Category and Year Nominated work and Result
Best Actress – 1992 Rambling Rose – (Nominated)
Best Supporting Actress – (2019, 2020)                                    Wild – (Nominated)Marriage Story – (Won)

British Academy Film Awards

Category and Year Nominated Work and Result
Best Film Actress in a Supporting Role- (2020) Marriage Story– (Won)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Category and Year Nominated Work and Result
Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television– (2009, 2018) Recount – (Nominated), Big Little Lies – (Nominated)
Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture(2020), Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble Cast in a Drama Series – (2020) Marriage Story – (Nominated), Marriage Story – (Won)
 
Laura Dern wears a black top and stands in front of the wall
Laura Dern wears a black top and stands in front of the wall

Critics’ awards

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

Category and Year Nominated Work and Result
Best Supporting Actress– (2020) Marriage Story- (Won)

Atlanta Film Critics Circle

Category and Year Nominated Work and Result
Best Supporting Actress– (2019) Marriage Story- (Won)

Austin Film Critics Association

Category and Year Nominated Work and Result
Best Supporting Actress– (2019) Marriage Story – (Nominated)

Boston Society of Film Critics

Category and Year Nominated Work and Result

Best Supporting Actress– (2004)

Best Supporting Actress– (2014)

Best Supporting Actress– (2019)

We Don’t Live Here Anymore- (Won)

Wild – (Won)

Marriage Story – (Won)

Chicago Film Critics Association

Year Nominated work Category Result
1992 Rambling Rose Best Actress Nominated
2015 Wild Best Supporting Actress Nominated
2019 Marriage Story Nominated


Critics’ Choice Movie Awards

Year Nominated work Category Result
2020 Little Women Best Acting Ensemble Nominated
Marriage Story    
Best Supporting Actress Won

Critics’ Choice Television Awards

Year Nominated work Category Result
2018 Big Little Lies Best Supporting Actress in a Movie/Miniseries Won
2019 The Tale Best Actress in a Movie/Miniseries Nominated
2020 Big Little Lies Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nominated


Florida Film Critics Circle

Year Nominated work Category Result
2019 Marriage Story Best Supporting Actress Won

Georgia Film Critics Association

Year Nominated work Category Result
2020 Marriage Story Best Supporting Actress Nominated


Hollywood Critics Association

Year Nominated work Category Result
2020 Marriage Story Best Supporting Actress Nominated

Indiana Film Journalists Association

Year Nominated work Category Result
2019 Marriage Story Best Supporting Actress Nominated

Music City Film Critics Association

Year Nominated work Category Result
2020 Marriage Story Best Supporting Actress Nominated

Social Media

Laura Dern wears a white shirt in the photoshoot
Laura Dern wears a white shirt in the photoshoot

Though Laura has an Insta handle, the star admits that she doesn’t know how to use filters on the handle. She is also a stern opponent of plastic surgery. Her Insta has over 1 million followers. The Jurassic Park actress joined Twitter in October 2012.

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Links      Username
Instagram.com @lauradern
Facebook.com laura-dern
Twitter.com @LauraDern

Laura Dern Net Worth

Laura Dern stands in the sunroof of the car with the son
Laura stands in the sunroof of the car with the son
Years 2023
Net Worth $25 Million
Annual Salary  $3 million
Car Owns Cadillac Escalade, Aston Martin, Chevrolet Camaro GT

She owns a collection of amazing and pretty expensive cars. Her Car Collection includes Cadillac Escalade, Aston Martin, Chevrolet Camaro GT, etc. She is passionate about driving cars which is evident from the way she drives cars in her movies.

Laura is the owner of plenty of properties. One of her houses is in her native place Los Angeles. Among her other properties, the house located in Beverly Hills is quite a big mansion. Laura Dern Net Worth is $25 million in 2023, It is believed that her annual income is believed to be $ 3 million.

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Conclusion

Laura Dern is a Hollywood actress who rose to fame with the film Masque. Born into a filmy family, she inherited acting. This may be the reason behind her numerous Award-winning performances and prestigious awards like Academy Award, Bafta Award, Emmys, etc. Laura has been working in the industry for more than a decade now.

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Laura Dern- FAQs

How old is Laura Dern?

Laura was born on February 10, 1967. The aquarian is now 55 years old. She has devoted more than three decades to the industry. Laura is also a political activist who worked for down syndrome.

How old was Laura Dern in Jurassic Park?

The blockbuster Jurassic Park was released in 1993. Laura was in her early twenties when the movie began filming. She was 26 during the release of the film. The actress had a huge gap with co-actor Neill who was 43 at that time.

How tall is Laura Dern?

Laura as an actress has a pretty tall height of 5 feet 11 inches. The 134 lbs (61 kg) actress has a slender figure of 34-25-33. She is a strict believer in natural beauty. 

Who is Laura Dern?

The 55 years old Laura Dern has achieved many accolades throughout her acting career. The 5 feet 11 inches tall actress has an estimated net worth of $ 25 million. 

Who is Laura Dern married to?

Laura Den met Ben Harper in one of his concerts in the winter of 2000. The couple tied the knot on December 23, 2005, in their home town Los Angeles. They have two children, daughter Jaya (2004) and son Ellery Walker (2001).

Who is Laura Dern’s mother?

Laura’s mother Diane Lad is an actress. She has worked on over 120 projects including movies. Diane has also won Academy Awards and BAFTA awards for being the best supporting actress in movies and TV series.

Where does Laura Dern live?

Though she has several properties across the USA, Laura lives in Los Angeles. Her house in LA is a swanky one. The place is also known as her birthplace. The 56 years old actress also has a luxury fleet of cars. 

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