Christopher Nolan Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Christopher Nolan

Biography / Wiki

One of the most acclaimed and successful filmmakers of the 21st century, Christopher Edward Nolan is a British American film director who has won 7 Oscars out of his 34 Oscar nominations. While he was in college Nolan began making short films with a very low budget and now his films have grossed nearly 5 billion worldwide.

Revolving around the fictional superhero Batman, Nolan is famous for directing ‘The Dark Knight’ Trilogy. Often credited as one of the best sci-fi psychological thrillers, Nolan’s film Inception, received tremendous popularity all over the globe.

‘Dunkirk’ is his film which is considered one of the greatest war films ever made. He is also considered to be one of the greatest filmmakers the industry has seen.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 13th July 1970 Christopher Nolan will turn 53 years old. Christopher appears to be tall and stays fit with regular exercise. Nolan’s height measures 6 feet and his weight is 74 kg approximately. The well-known director is also quite handsome and has a rare set of light blue colored eyes and blonde-colored hair.

Net Worth

It is no surprise to have a lot of wealth when you are one of the most decorated directors and filmmakers in the Hollywood entertainment industry. With a lot of high-grossing films under his belt, Christopher Nolan has earned quite a lot of wealth. The total net worth estimated for the famous director is $135 million US dollars as of now.

Education / Family

Christopher Edward Nolan was born and brought up in Westminster, London, England United Kingdom. He is the son of Brendon Nolan, his father, and Christina Nolan, his mother. Christopher Nolan was raised with his two brothers Jonathan Nolan and Matthew Nolan.

Even today’s local school is Haileybury and Imperial Service College, Hertford, England, and later attended the university college in London. Christopher has a degree in English literature but is famous for his filmmaking, he never attended any film school.


Christopher Edward Nolan

Nickname Chris
Birth Place Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom
Date Of Birth July 30, 1970
Age 53 Years
Height In Centimeters – 183 cm

In Feet and Inches – 6 feet

Weight In Kilograms – 74 kg

In Pounds – 163 lbs

Eye Color Light Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Profession Filmmaker
Sexual Orientation Straight
School Haileybury and Imperial Service College, Hertford, England
College University college in London
Religion Not Known
Nationality English- American
Home Town Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom
Debut Film – Following (1998)


Christopher Nolan
Christopher Nolan

Fathers Name Brendan Nolan
Mothers Name Christina Nolan
Brothers Matthew Francis Nolan,


Matthew Francis Nolan
Matthew Francis Nolan

Jonathan Nolan

Christopher Nolan with his brother Jonathan
Christopher Nolan with his brother Jonathan

Sister None

Career / Fashion And Style

In 1998 Christopher Nolan directed his first feature film ‘Following’. Nolan directed the psychological thriller ‘Memento’ after the success of ‘Following’. Released in 2002 he then directed the film ‘Insomnia’.

He directed the 2005 superhero film ‘Batman Begins’, which was the first film of ‘The Dark Knight’ trilogy. Based on Christopher Priest’s novel, his film ‘The Prestige’ was released in 2006. Released in 2008 Christopher Nolan directed ‘The Dark Knight’ and it was followed by ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ which released in 2012.

The science fiction film ‘Inception’, which he directed, also won four ‘Oscars.’ released in 2014, he wrote, directed, and produced the science-fiction film Interstellar which also won an Oscar.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

He is currently married to Emma Thomas and the couple is blessed with a daughter and two sons.

Girlfriend Emma Thomas
Marital Status Married
Wife Emma Thomas


Christopher Nolan with his wife
Christopher Nolan with his wife

Children Son: Oliver Nolan, Rory Nolan, Magnus Nolan

Daughter: Flora Nolan

Christopher Nolan with his kids
Christopher Nolan with his kids

Favorite Things

Here we provide you the list of Christopher Nolan’s favorite things.

Favorite Graphic Artist M. C. Escher
Favorite Writer Jorge Luis Borges
Favorite Film Blade Runner (1982)

Christopher Nolan

Some Interesting Facts About Christopher Nolan

  • Christopher is left-handed and he is Red and green color blind.
  • Nolan never went to any film school and yet his style of direction is exceptional.
  • The flask of Earl Green tea is one thing without which he is never seen and carries it with him every day to the film set.
  • ‘100 most influential people in the world’ is a list by time magazine which featured Christopher Nolan in the year 2015.
  • Inception is his film that he wrote over a period of 10 years, and it is considered one of his greatest films.
  • He has worked as a camera operator and sound recorder as well as in the editing department before finally directing his debut movie.
  • With the help of his father’s super 8 Camera, Christopher Nolan started filming movies ever since he was 7 years old.
  • Christopher Nolan became the highest-paid director in Hollywood in 2016 after he started his career with ultra low budget movies.
  • Out of the top 10 movies listed in IMDb’s top-rated 250 movie list, 7 were directed by him as of 2017.
  • Nolan’s mandatory United States citizenship was legitimized in the year 2002 and he has dual citizenship of both England and America.
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