David Mackenzie Biography


Known for movies like Hell or High Water, Perfect Sense, Starred Up, Young Adam, and more.

More about the relationship

David Mackenzie is with his partner Hazel Mall.

They together have three children, Ferosa, Luke, and Arthur.

They all live together in Scotland.

Relationship Facts of David Mackenzie

  • David Mackenzie is having an affair.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

David Mackenzie is a Scottish award-winning director plus producer.

He is known for movies like Hell or High Water, Perfect Sense, Starred Up, Young Adam, and more.

Mackenzie along with Gillian Berrie is also the co-founder of a production company called Sigma Films.

David Mackenzie: Age, Siblings, Parents, Ethnicity

David Mackenzie was born on May 10, 1966, in  Scotland, United Kingdom.

His mother’s and father’s names were David John Mackenzie and Ursula Sybil Balfour who died in 2015. Mr. John was a Royal Navy Rear Admiral and Mrs.

He has an older brother Alastair Mackenzie who is an actor.

He belongs to the British ethnicity.


About David’s academics, he studied and graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee.

David Mackenzie: Professional Life, Career

David Mackenzie entered the entertainment industry in 1994 with a series of Dirty Diamonds.

 He then directed his first feature movie in 2002 titled The Last Great Wilderness.

His other directorial projects are Young Adam (2003), Asylum (2005), Spread (2009), You Instead (2011), Damnation (2017), and more.

Besides this, David has also shown his talents in short films such as California Sunshine (1997), Somersault (2000), and Marcie’s Dowry (2000).

In the year 2018, David not only directed the movie Outlaw King but also produced and wrote it. This movie is a historical action drama for Netflix. This movie featured actors like Chris Pine, Florence Pugh, Billy Howle, Tony Curren, and more.

Awards and Nominations

David because of his work was nominated for plus awarded several prestigious awards.

2016Hell or High WaterAcademy Awards (Best Film)Nominated
2016Hell or High WaterGolden Globe Award for Best Motion PictureNominated
2013Starred UpBAFTA Scotland Awards (Best Feature Film)Won
2011Perfect SenseBAFTA Scotland Awards (Best Director)Nominated
2003Young AdamBAFTA Scotland Awards (Best Film)Won
2007Hallam FoeBerlin International Film Festival (Best Film Music)Won
2011You InsteadBritish Independent Film Awards (Best Film)Nominated
2013Starred UpBritish Independent Film Awards (Best Director)Nominated

Net Worth, Salary

This director has an estimated net worth of $1 million. His movie Young adam (2003) and Hell or High Water (2016) have grossed over $2.56 million and $37.9 million respectively.

According to the sources, a director’s average earnings range from $32,010 to $187,199 per year.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Regarding David Mackenzie’s body features, he has dark brown eyes and light brown hair.

His height and weight are of average size.

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram

David Mackenzie is not active on social media.

He hasn’t made official accounts on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.


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