Baz Luhrmann Biography

(film director,producer, and screenwriter)

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

More about the relationship

Baz is married to film, stage and interior designer Catherine Martin. they married in 1997.

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.

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.

Baz Luhrmann: Childhood, Family, and Education

Baz was raised in a 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. His parents separated when he was 12 years old. Baz 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 from 197to 1978, St Paul’s Catholic College, and Narrabeen Sports High School.  He went to the National Institute of Dramatic Art where he was selected on the second attempt.

Baz Luhrmann: Career, Salary, and Networth

In 1981, Baz was featured in the film Winter of Our Dreams. He also acted in four initial episodes of television drama A Country Practice (1981–93). However, he went into direction. Baz wrote and directed a play called Strictly Ballroom in 1992. He 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 had his next big-screen hit in 2001 with Moulin Rouge. the film and its stars received many accolades including won three Golden Globes and received eight Academy Award nominations.

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

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

Baz Luhrmann: Rumors and Controversies

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

Baz Luhrmann: Social media

Baz is active on all major social media platforms like facebook, twitter, and Instagram. He has 57.4k followers on twitter, 63k on facebook, and 39.4k on Instagram.