Austin Chick Biography

(Director, Producer, Writer)

Austin Chick is an American film director, screenwriter and producer. Austin is low key about his affair.

Relationship Facts of Austin Chick

  • Austin Chick is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Austin Chick?

Austin Chick’s current relationship status is possibly single.

Previously, he was married to Morena Baccarin. The wedding took place on the 18th of November 2011 in a very private thanksgiving ceremony. Together, they have a son, Julius Chick.

However, their marriage went through a very hard time. In the course of the hardship, Chick filed for divorce in 2015 citing irreconcilable differences. Later on the 18th of March 2016, their divorce was finalized.

After that, his ex-wife married her co-actor, Ben McKenzie in 2017.

Who is Austin Chick?

Austin Chick is a Grand Jury Award-winning director and writer. He is renowned as the director of XX/XY.

Last, in 2012, he directed the movie, Girls Against Boys. Also, he is a producer by profession.

Austin Chick- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Parents

He was born on the 29th of July 1971 in Hartford, Connecticut. Later, his family moved to New Hampshire where he was raised as a child. He is of British ethnicity.

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Caption: Austin Chick and Morena Baccarin (Source: US Weekly)

As of now, he has not disclosed any information about his mother and father.


He graduated from the High Mowing School in Wilton, New Hampshire. Later, he received a scholarship from the Kid Foundation to study at Sarah Lawrence College in Yonkers. From college, he graduated with Honors in literature and psychology.

After that, he attended the SUNY Purchase Film School in Purchase, New York. In film school, he studied cinematography.

Austin Chick- Professional Life, Career

Austin Chick’s fame as a director rose when he directed the romantic drama, XX/XY. Also, he was the writer of the movie based on the life of the students who met an animator at a party which leads to mutual attraction among them. The movie is featured by stars including Mark Ruffalo, Maya Stange, and Kathleen Robertson.

Following the movie, he directed the movie, August in 2008. The movie was produced by the production house 57th & Irving with a budget of $3.4 million. Also, he was an executive producer of the movie.

The movie, August was later featured in various film festivals including Sundance Film Festival, Seattle International Film Festival, and Brooklyn International Film Festival.

Last, in 2012, he directed the horror thriller, Girls Against Boys.

Awards, Nomination

  • 2012- Grand Jury Award for Girls Against Boys. 
  • 2012- Nominated for Audience Awards for Girls Against Boys.
  • 2002- Nominated for Grand Jury Prize.

Austin Chick- Net Worth, Salary

As of 2022, Through his filmy career as a director, he has made a net worth of $3 million. His earnings as a director are in the range of $31k to $217k including the bonus and commission.

Also, as a screenwriter, his earnings range from $21k to $218k. Apart from that, he also earns through his production works too.

Box Office Collection

Some of his movies’ box office collection along with the year are as follow-

YearMoviesBox Office Collection (USD)
2008August $12,636
2012Girls Against Boys $7,529

Austin Chick: Divorce Settlement

On the 18th of March 2016, the divorce was finalized.

The divorce finally came at the stage of the settlement when Morena Baccarin accepted to pay $5,000 per month as spousal support to Chick until the 31st of December 2018. Also, the court order Baccarin to pay $3,500 per month as child support for Julius until he becomes 18.

However, two months later, the court order Baccarin to pay $20,349 to Chick as spousal support. After the divorce, Chick received $406k to equalize the payment between them where Morena kept Brazil’s apartment, Los Angeles property, and 2001 Lexus IS 300.

Also, both of them have 50-50 physical custody of their child, Julius.

Body Stats: Height, Weight

Austin Chick has brown eyes with a clean-shaven head. His height is 6 feet and weighs 78 kg.

Social Media Profile

Austin is not active on any social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.


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