Jonathan Nolan Bio

(Writer, Producer)

Relationship Statistics of Jonathan Nolan

What is Jonathan Nolan marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Jonathan Nolan get married ? (married date):, 2009
How many children does Jonathan Nolan have ? (name):Two
Is Jonathan Nolan having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Jonathan Nolan gay ?: No
Who is Jonathan Nolan wife ? (name):Lisa Joy

More about the relationship

Jonathan Nolan is a married man. His wife is non-other than the producer, director, and screenwriter, Lisa Joy. The couple first met during the premiere of the movie, Memento.

As a private couple, they have not shared any details about their wedding. However, they married in 2009. Together, they have two children, a son, and a daughter.

Who is Jonathan Nolan?

British-American Jonathan Nolan is a writer, director, and producer. He is renowned for the movie, Interstellar. 

Last, in 2020, he contributed a script to the series, Westworld.

Upcoming Projects

His upcoming movie, Reminiscence is in the stage of post-production. Also, his next TV Projects, The Peripheral and Fallout are in the stage of pre-production.

Jonathan Nolan- Birth, Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Siblings

Jonathan Nolan was born on the 6th of June 1976 in London, England. He is of British-Irish ethnicity.

His British father, Lt. Brendan James Nolan is a creative director by profession. Also, his American mother, Lt. Christina Nolan was a flight attended.

He is the youngest among his two brothers, Matthew and Christopher. Christopher is a director and producer whereas Matthew is a convicted criminal.


In 1994, he graduated from Loyola Academy in Wilmette. After that, he attended Georgetown University in Washington. In 1999, He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University with Honors in English.

Jonathan Nolan- Professional Career


After graduating, Jonathan Nolan became a production assistant for Memento. The movie was inspired by Nolan’s short, Memento Mori. However, his short was published later.

Moving forward, in 2006, he contributed the script to the movie, The Prestige. The psychological thriller also became a huge hit like his previous movie. Later, he was associated with the hit movies like The Dark Night and Interstellar as a scriptwriter.

After giving hits back to back, he also wrote screenplays for the TV series like Person of Interest and Westworld.

Production & Direction

Apart from scriptwriting, he is also a successful producer. However, his production works mainly include the TV series only.

In 2011, he expanded his career in the production field. His first production project is the TV series, Person of Interest. As an executive producer, he managed around 103 episodes of the series till 2016. After that, he became an executive producer of Westworld. Also, he was associate with the series as a director for a few episodes.

Next, he is making debut as a producer in the movie world with the movie, Reminiscence. Also, his next TV projects, Fallout, and The Peripheral are in the line.

Awards & Nominations

  • 2015- Saturn Awards for Interstellar.
  • 2009- Saturn Awards for The Dark Knight.
  • 2008- AFCA Awards for The Dark Knight. 
  • 2018- Nominated for Primetime Emmy for Westworld.
  • 2002- Nominated for Academy Awards for Memento.

Jonathan Nolan- Net Worth, Salary

As of 2020, he has an estimated net worth of $30 million. His earnings as a writer are in the range of $28k to $95k. Besides that, as a director, he makes in the range of $31k to $217k.

The major portion of his net worth is attributed to his production works. Also, his wife, Lisa has an estimated net worth of $13 million. As a couple, their accumulated net worth is around $45 million.

Currently, the couple is involved in a five-year contract with Amazon as a producer and writer of fiction series, The Peripheral. The five years contract worth $150 million.

Box Office Collection

Some of his movie’s box office collection along with the year is-

YearMovies Collection 
2014Interstellar $677.7 million
2008The Dark Knight$1.005 million
2006The Prestige $109.7 million

Jonathan Nolan- Controversy & Rumors

As of now, he has not been through any kind of controversy that created headlines in the media. Also, there are no rumors surrounding him.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Jonathan Nolan has blue eyes with black hair. He stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches and has a decent weight.

Social Media Profile

Jonathan is not active in any social media platform that includes Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.


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