Oliver Stone Bio

(Writer, filmmaker)

Relationship Statistics of Oliver Stone

What is Oliver Stone marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Oliver Stone get married ? (married date):January 16, 1996
How many children does Oliver Stone have ? (name):Three (Michael Jack Stone, Sean Stone, Tara Chong Stone)
Is Oliver Stone having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Oliver Stone gay ?: No
Who is Oliver Stone wife ? (name):Sun-Jung Jung

More about the relationship

Oliver Stone is a married man, he married Najwa Sarkis on May 22, 1971. But the marriage didn’t last long as they got separated on May 10, 1977. Then, he married Elizabeth Stone on June 6, 1981, the couple has two children namely, Sean Stone and Michael Jack Stone.

But, the marriage didn’t last long and they divorced on January 7, 1993. Currently, he is married to Sun-Jung Jung on January 16, 1996. The couple has one kid namely, Tara Chong Stone.

Who is Oliver Stone?

Oliver is an American writer, filmmaker, and conspiracy theorist. Likely, Stone won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay as a writer of Midnight Express (1978). He also wrote the acclaimed gangster movie Scarface (1983).

Stone achieved prominence as director/writer of the war drama Platoon (1986), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Director and the film received Best Picture.

Oliver Stone: Age (72), Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity

Oliver Stone was born in New York City, New York, the United States on September 15, 1946. His birth name is William Oliver Stone and he is currently 72 years old. His father’s name is Louis Stone and his mother’s name is Jacqueline Goddet. Whereas, his parents divorced in 1962, an incident that deeply affected him.

There is no information about his siblings. Oliver holds American citizenship and mixed (Ashkenazi Jewish- French) ethnicity. His birth sign is  Virgo.

Oliver Stone: Education, School/ College University

Talking about Oliver’s education, he graduated from The Hill School located in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, in 1964. He then enrolled at the Yale University, from where he dropped out after his first year to take up a teaching position at the Free Pacific Institute in South Vietnam.

Oliver Stone: Professional Life, Career

Talking about his profession, during 1974, he made his directorial debut with the horror-thriller film, ‘Seizure’, for which he also co-wrote the screenplay. With a run time of 98 minutes, the film depicts the story of a horror writer who virtually lives his nightmare. In the year 1981, he wrote and directed his next psychological horror film, ‘The Hand’. Based on Marc Brandell’s novel titled, ‘The Lizard’s Tail’, the movie starred Michael Caine and Andrea Marcovicci.

During 1986, he directed the Academy Award-nominated war-drama film, ‘Salvador’, which was based on the Salvadoran Civil War. Next, he came up with his Academy Award-winning film, ‘Platoon’. It was very well received by the critics and audiences alike. Apart from directing, he wrote the screenplay for Al Pacino’s drug lord tale ‘Scarface’ and ‘Year of the Dragon’ with Mickey Rourke

Then, two years henceforth, he directed the Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning film, ‘Born on the Fourth of July’. Similarly, in 1993, he directed the Golden Globe-winning film, ‘Heaven & Earth’, which was the third and the last film based on the Vietnam War. Likewise, in 1994, he directed the Golden Globe-nominated film, ‘Natural Born Killers’. This crime action film was satirical in nature as it mocked the role of modern media in society.

In the year 1995, he also directed the biographical film titled, ‘Nixon’, based on the life of US President Richard Nixon. The year 1997 witnessed the release of his film, ‘U-Turn’, which was based on the book ‘Stray Dogs’ by John Ridley. The film received a series of mixed reviews from film critics.

During 2004, he also made the epic historical drama film titled, ‘Alexander’, which was a failure at the American box office. In the year 2006, he directed the drama film, ‘World Trade Center’, which was based on the September 11 attacks at the World Trade Center in New York.

Similarly, in 2009, he made the documentary film, ‘South of the Border’, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival.  In the year 2012, he directed the crime thriller film, ‘Savages’, which was based on a novel of the same title. The film was an average at the box office and received mixed reviews.

Oliver Stone: Awards, Nomination

He won Best Director for Born on the Fourth of July (1989), Best Director for Platoon (1986), Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium for Midnight Express (1978) at the Oscar Awards.

In addition, he won Best Director – Motion Picture for JFK (1991), Best Director – Motion Picture for Born on the Fourth of July (1989), Best Director – Motion Picture for Platoon (1986) at Golden Globe Awards. He also won Outstanding Made for Television Movie for Indictment: The McMartin Trial (1995) at Primetime Emmy Awards.

Oliver Stone: Net Worth ($70M), Income, Salary

He has an estimated net worth of around $70 million (as per 2019 data) and he has earned that sum of money from his professional career. With this whopping amount, this filmmaker is living a lavish life. His career has earned him lots of fame and fortune.

Oliver Stone: Rumors and Controversy/ Scandal

In 1991, he directed the political thriller film, ‘JFK’, which was based on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. It is his most controversial, ambitious and successful film till date, which went on to win two Academy Awards. Currently, he is far from rumors and controversies.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Oliver Stone has a height of 6 feet and he weighs 87Kg. Oliver’s hair color is black and his eyes color is dark brown.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Oliver Stone is active on Facebook and Twitter, he has around 345K followers on Facebook. Around he has around 158K followers on Twitter. But, he doesn’t have an official page on Instagram.

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Reference: (Wikipedia)

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