Noah Baumbach Biography


Mostly know him for his movies including ‘The Squid and the Whale’, ‘While We're Young’.

More about the relationship

Noah Baumbach was previously married to actress Jennifer Jason Leigh.

They married on 3 September 2005. The pair met in 2001 while she was starring on Broadway in ‘Proof.’

They have a son from this relationship: Rohmer Emmanuel Baumbach. Their divorce was finalized in September 2013.

Baumbach is currently dating actress/writer/director Greta Gerwig.

Relationship Facts of Noah Baumbach

  • Noah Baumbach is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Noah Baumbach?

Noah Baumbach is an American filmmaker. People mostly know him for his movies including ‘The Squid and the Whale’, ‘While We’re Young’, ‘Frances Ha’, ‘Mistress America, and ‘The Meyerowitz Stories’ among others.

Noah Baumbach’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education

Baumbach was born in New York City, New York on September 3, 1969.

He was born to parents Jonathan Baumbach and Georgia Brown. Both his parents are film critics.

Additionally, he has three siblings. Noah was exposed to the world of the show business during his childhood years. He is of American nationality.

Furthermore, he belongs to a mixed ethnic background of Ashkenazi Jewish and English.

Noah Baumbach
caption: Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig (Source: Elle)

Talking about his education, Baumbach attended Brooklyn’s Midwood High School and graduated in 1987. In addition, he received his BA in English from Vassar College.

Noah Baumbach’s Career, Salary, Net Worth

Baumbach initially worked as a messenger at ‘The New Yorker.’ He made his directing debut at the age of 26 with ‘Kicking and Screaming.’

In 1997, he worked as a writer in ‘Mr. Jealousy’ and ‘Highball.’

In 2000, Noah was the writer of ‘Thirty’ and ‘Conrad & Butler Take a Vacation. Since then, he has worked in several other movies and television series. At present, he has more than 15 credits as a writer.

Some other movies and television series that Baumbach has worked on are ‘The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)’, ‘Mistress America’, ‘While We’re Young’, ‘The Corrections’, ‘Frances Ha’, ‘Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, ‘Greenberg’, ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’, ‘Margot at the Wedding’, and ‘The Squid and the Whale.’

Noah has also worked as a director for various movies and television series. He has over 10 credits as a director and 8 credits as a producer.

Furthermore, Baumbach also appeared as Phillip in ‘The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou’ and ‘Highball.’  He has also appeared in ‘Mr. Jealousy’ and ‘Kicking and Screaming.’

Baumbach garnered the prestigious Oscar Award nomination in 2006 for ‘The Squid and the Whale’ in the category of Best Writing, Original Screenplay.

Additionally, he has won the Annie Award and Austin Film Critics Award.

In 2005, Noah received a nomination for the Golden Berlin Bear at Berlin International Film Festival. All in all, he has 20 wins and 52 nominations for various awards to date.

Baumbach has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $ 25 million at present.

Noah Baumbach’s Rumors, Controversy

Baumbach was at the center of the Cannes controversy after his movie ‘The Meyerowitz Stories’ had only a 10-screen week’s run in the U.S. At present, there are no rumors concerning Baumbach and his career.

Noah Baumbach’s Body Measurement

Talking about his body measurement, Baumbach has a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m).

Additionally, his hair color and eye color are dark browns.

Noah Baumbach’s Social Media

Baumbach is not active on social media.

He does not have her official Twitter account.

Furthermore, he is not active on his Facebook and Instagram accounts.

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References: (the guardian, bustle, indiewire, Metacritic)