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(film director,producer, and screenwriter)

Most recognized works include Strictly Ballroom, Romeo + Juliet and Moulin Rouge.

Relationship Facts of Baz Luhrmann

Baz Luhrmann is married to Catherine Martin.
He is father of 2.
Baz Luhrmann is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

25 years of their togetherness, Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin

Baz is a married man. He is married to the famous designer Catherine Martin. It has been already 25 years of their togetherness.

They tied the knot in 1997. They are in a healthy relationship.

There is no record of them being involved in any rumors and controversy about their relationship till now.

Plus, they together have two Children.

Short bio on Catherine Martin 

Catherine Martin is a Famous Australian Costume designer, production designer, and set designer.

She was born on 26 January 1965 in Lindfield, New South Wales, Australia

Who is Baz Luhrmann?

Baz Luhrmann is an Australian director, producer, and writer. His most recognized works include Strictly Ballroom, Romeo + Juliet, and Moulin Rouge.

How old is Baz Luhrmann?

Baz Luhrmann was born on 17 September 1962 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

As of 2023, he is 60 years old. He holds an Australian nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. He was born with the name  Mark Anthony Luhrmann.

Baz was raised in the town of Herons Creek, New South Wales.

His mother Barbara Carmel was a ballroom dance teacher and dress shop owner, and his father, Leonard Luhrmann, ran a petrol station and a movie theatre.

Adding up more info, his parents separated when he was 12 years old.

Baz Luhrmann chose to stay with his father initially but later moved to Sydney with his mother.

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He went to St Joseph’s Hasting Regional School, Port Macquarie, St Paul’s Catholic College, and Narrabeen Sports High School.

Moreover, he went to the National Institute of Dramatic Art where he was selected on the second attempt.

Baz Luhrmann: Career

In 1981, Baz Luhrmann was featured in the film Winter of Our Dreams. He also acted in four initial episodes of the television drama A Country Practice (1981–93). However, he went in direction. Baz wrote and directed a play called Strictly Ballroom in 1992.

Baz Luhrmann then directed and co-wrote the screenplay Romeo + Juliet, featuring young stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes in 1996.

A production company with the motto, “A life lived in fear is a life half lived” was established in 1997  by Baz and his wife, Catherine Martin.

Baz Luhrmann had his next big-screen hit in 2001 with Moulin Rouge. the film and its stars received many accolades including winning three Golden Globes and receiving eight Academy Award nominations.

In 2002, Baz Luhrmann brought La Bohème to the Broadway Stage. He also directed and co-wrote Australia in 2008 and The Great Gatsby in 2013.

Net Worth and Salary

The Australian director and writer have a net worth of $20 million.

Rumors and Controversies

Years ago Baz Luhrmann was rumored to be gay. However, he is now happily with two children.

Is Baz Luhrmann active on social media?

Baz Luhrmann is active on all major social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Besides that, he has 65k followers on Twitter, 110k on Facebook, and 173k on Instagram.

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