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(Scriptwriter, Playwright, Producer)

Besides Writer/Producer/Playwright, Beau is the President of the Writers Guild of America. Beau Willimon's current relationship status is possibly single.

Relationship Facts of Beau Willimon

Beau Willimon is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship status of Beau Willimon?

Beau Willimon’s current relationship status is possibly single.

To date, he has not introduced anybody as his wife, girlfriend, or lover.

He loves to keep his professional and private life separate from each other.

Being a very private person, he has not shared any details on her previous relationship or dating history. If there is any detailed info about her relationship then it’ll be updated soon.

Who is Beau Willimon?

American Beau Willimon is an Academy-nominated Scriptwriter, playwright, and producer.

He is renowned as the Scriptwriter of Netflix’s series, House of Cards. 

Currently, he is serving as the president of the Writers Guild of America, East.

New Projects

Next, in 2020, he will release the TV series, Grand Army.

Currently, the series is in the stage of post-production. Also, his documentary, Westerly is being post-produced too.

Beau Willimon: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Beau Willimon was born on the 26th of October 1977 in Alexandria, Virginia to an army family.

His birth name is Pack Beauregard Willimon. He is of British-Irish ethnicity. As of 2021, He is 43 years old.

His father, Henry Pack Willimon is a former Navy Captain for the United States.

Due to the profession of his father, he has to travel on a frequent basis with his mother, Nancy Willimon, and sister, Gwen.

Hence, he grew up traveling in Hawaii, San Franciso, and Philadelphia.


Talking about his educational background, he completed his high school education at the John Burroughs School.

During their high school days, he was a student of drama.

Moving forward, in 1999, he graduated from Columbia University with Honors in Arts.

After University, he was involved in politics for some time intervals as an intern and volunteer.

In those days, he worked Senate Campaigns of Charles Schumer and Hillary Clinton, in 2000 Presidental Campaign for Bil Bradley.

After that, he joined the School of the Arts in Columbia.

From the University, he earned a master’s degree in Fine Arts with a major in Playwright.

After graduating from the University, he got engaged in some odd jobs like gallery and painter’s assistant, barista, and teaching instructor.

Later, he enrolled at the Juilliard School. At the time, he was active in the 2004 presidential campaign of Howard Dean too.

Beau Willimon- Professional life, Career

Playwright Career

When he was in Juilliard School, he started working for the play, Farragut North.

The play was based on his experience during the presidential campaign of 2004.

Later, in 2008, the play premiered in Off-Broadway. For that, he received was nominated for the John Gassner Award.

After the success of the play, he wrote the plays like Lower Ninth, Zusammenbruch, Spirit Control, and The Parisian Woman. 

Producer & Scriptwriter

In 2011, he entered the movie industry as the producer of the movie, The Ides of March.

The movie happens to be the film adaption of the play, Farragut North. Also, he was active as a scriptwriter too.

After that, in 2013, he expanded his career as a writer with the TV series, House of the Cards.

Also, he became the showrunner of the show for the first four seasons till 2016.

Beau Willimon
Caption: Beau Willimon and Marin Ireland (Source: Wikimedia)

In September 2017, he was elected as the president of the Writers Guild of America, East with no candidate in opposition.

The following year, he produced and wrote the script for the series, The First for Channel 4.

The same year, he wrote the script for the movie, Mary Queen of Scots. 

In 2019, he was re-elected as the president of the guild again. Last, in 2020, he produced the documentaries; Lights of Baltimore and By Hand. 

However, he signed a first-look deal with Entertainment One in 2021.

Awards & Nominations

  • 2014- WGA Awards for House of Cards.
  • 2012- AACTA International Awards for The Ides of March.
  • 2012- Nominated Oscar for The Ides of March. 

Beau Willimon: Net Worth, Salary

As of 2022, he has an estimated net worth of $10 million. As a playwright, his earnings are in the range of $21k to $248k.

Besides that, as a writer, he makes in the range of $28k to $95k.

Apart from that, he also makes through his production works too.

Beau Willimon- Controversy, Rumors

As of now, he has managed to maintain his dignity as the president of the Writers Guild of America East.

To date, he has not been through any sort of controversy or scandal that created headlines in the media.

Also, he has managed to be far from any type of rumors too.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Beau Willimon has blue eyes with brown hair.

He has a decent height and an average weight. However, details on his body stats are not available.

Social Media

Beau has over 2.9k followers on Instagram and over 162.6k followers on Twitter. He is not active on Facebook.

On Twitter, he is following the personalities like Alex Zielinski, Hannah Ray Lambert, and Karlie Kloss.


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