David Duchovny Biography


David Duchovny is an American actor, writer, producer, director, novelist, and singer-songwriter.

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David Duchovny dated (Ashley Judd, Maggie Wheeler, Sheryl Lee, Mandy Komlosy, Sharon Stone, Perrey Reeves, Lisa Loeb, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Winona Ryder, Téa Leoni). He also dated actress Ashley Judd in the earl’90s’s after meeting through mutual friends.

Then, he was in a relationship with an actress Maggie Wheeler after first meeting her while working in the 1989 film New Year’s Day. He dated Sheryl Lee while working together in the erotic drama series, Red Shoe Diaries. They started going out in 1991. But the relationship didn’t go well so they separated in 1992.

Likewise, David dated Mandy Komlosy in 1992, but the relationship didn’t go well so they break up. He dated Sharon Stone in 1993, but they broke up.

Similarly, he had an affair with actress Perrey Reeves in 1993, with whom he has worked in Red Shoe Diaries (1992) and The X-Files (1998). They were in a live-in relationship until ending their affair in 1995. He dated Lisa Loeb in 1995 but they broke up.

Therefore, he started going out with her The X-Files co-star Dana Wheeler-Nicholson in 1995. But the relationship didn’t go well so they decided to break up. Then, he dated Winona Ryder in 1996, but they broke up.

Finally, David married an actress, Téa Leoni on May 13, 1997. The couple has two children: Madelaine West and Kyd Miller. The couple started living separately, allegedly due to Duchovny’s sex addiction. In 2014, they separated legally.

Relationship Facts of David Duchovny

  • David Duchovny is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is David Duchovny?

David Duchovny is an American actor, writer, producer, director, novelist, and singer-songwriter. He is well known for plays FBI agent Fox Mulder on the television series The X-Files and writer Hank Moody on the television series Californication.

David Duchovny: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

David was born in New York, the United States on August 7, 1960, to parents Amram Duchovny and Margaret Duchovny. He is 61 years old. His father was a school administrator and teacher.

Whereas, his mother was a writer and publicist. He has siblings namely, Daniel Duchovny and Laurie Duchovny. He belongs to American nationality and mix (Ashkenazi Jewish- Scottish) ethnicity. His birth sign is Leo.


Talking about his education, firstly, he attended Grace Church School. Then, he attended The Collegiate School. Then, he graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University.

David Duchovny:Professional life, Career

On talking about his profession, David Duchovny appeared in an advertisement for Löwenbräu beer in 1987. In the next year, he also appeared in two scenes in Working Girl (1988).

Whereas, he had a recurring role as a transgender DEA agent on the series Twin Peaks and played the narrator and host in the long-running Showtime erotica/soft-core TV series Red Shoe Diaries.

In 1992, he also played the role of Rollie Totheroh, in the biographic film Chaplin, directed by Richard Attenborough and based on the life of Charlie Chaplin. In the same year 1992, he had a small role in the family film Beethoven.

According to X-Files creator Chris Carter, he turned out to be one of the best-read people he knew. After getting the role, he thought the show would not last for long or that it would not make as much impact as it did. Executive producer Frank Spotnitz called Duchovny “amazingly smart”.

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Caption: David Duchovny and Tea Leoni (Source: Daily Mail)

Whereas, he provided the voice of Ethan Cole in the 2005 video game Area 51, as well as that of the title character “XIII” in the 2003 video game XIII. In 2003 he also starred in the 84th episode of the HBO show Sex and the City.

Whereas, the film starred Anton Yelchin, Robin Williams, and Duchovny’s wife Téa Leoni in a coming-of-age tale. Similarly, he also directed “Judas on a Pole”, an episode of Bones, during the show’s second season.

Moreover, he has also played Hank Moody, a troubled, womanizing, novelist in Showtime’s series Californication. Likewise, he also portrayed a 1960s police sergeant investigating small-time criminal and budding cult leader Charles Manson.

During  2015, he was announced as returning in a six-episode continuation of The X-Files. It premiered on January 24, 2016, on FOX.

Achievements and Awards

On talking about his lifetime achievements and awards, Golden Globe Awards for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical for Californication (2007), Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama for The X Files (1993).

Similarly, he won the American Comedy Award for Funniest Male Guest Appearance in a TV Series for The Larry Sanders Show (1992). Likewise, he won OFTA Television Award for Best Guest Actor in a Cable Series for The Larry Sanders Show (1992).

David Duchovny: Salary and Net Worth

On talking about his salary and net worth, he earns $225,000 per episode. His net worth is around $80 million.

David Duchovny: Rumors and Controversy

There was a rumor that he dated actress Ashley Judd in the early ’90s after meeting through mutual friends.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

On talking about his body measurements, David Duchovny has a height of 6 feet. Additionally, he weighs is 86Kg. In addition, his chest, waist, and biceps sizes are 45-36-15 inches respectively.

David’s hair color is light brown and his eye color is blue.

Social Media

He has 683K followers on Facebook. Similarly, he has 435.2K followers on Twitter. Likewise, he has 465K followers on Instagram.


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