Biography / Wiki
Out of many things that the world is divided into Quentin Tarantino’s films also holds a spot. It has been debated for a long time that either an individual grasps his movies or does not. The actor and filmmaker became a global sensation for making a daring fusion of thrillers and nonlinear films.
Many of his films have been passed off as a mere art house cinema material because people were not able to apprehend his films. Unlike his previous generation of filmmakers he understood the trick to get the audience into the cinema halls and managed to gather a cult following for his films and this has also made him one of the biggest names in Hollywood.
His journey has been quite inspiring, working in a video rental store to one of the most legendary directors- screenwriters of all time. With his decorated themes and accented language, one would be able to spot a Quentin Tarantino classic from a mile away.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on the 27th of March 1963 Quentin Tarantino is currently 57 years of age. He appears to be tall and healthy and though he does not have a muscular physique, he has a well-maintained body figure. Quentin Tarantino’s height measures 6 feet 1 inch and his weight is 90 kg approximately. He also has a gentle smile which looks better with his dark brown eyes as well as dark brown hair.
It is not easy to reach the level of a filmmaker like Quentin Tarantino. His movies are not different, but have a loyal fan base and attract a large crowd in cinema halls. He has many times proved his success with his box office collections and has made films that are considered the greatest films to date.
He has also managed to earn a lot of wealth through this and now lives a lavish lifestyle along with his wife and child. The total net worth estimated for the legendary filmmaker is $100 million dollars as of now.
Education / Family
Quentin Jerome Tarantino was born and brought up in Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S. He is the son of Tony Tarantino, his father who was an actor and musician, and his mother Connie McHugh, who was a nurse.
Quinton grew up alongside three siblings, a younger brother, and two younger sisters. He studied at his local High school but later dropped out of it and did not choose to go back for a formal education again.
Quentin Jerome Tarantino
|Nickname||Quentin, Q, QT|
|Birth Place||Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.|
|Date Of Birth||March 27, 1963|
|Height||In centimeters – 185 cm
In feet and inches – 6 ft 1 inch
|Weight||In kilograms – 90 kg
In pounds – 198.5 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Profession||Actor, Director, and Writer|
|School||Narbonne High School in Harbor City, Los Angeles|
|Home Town||Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.|
|Fathers Name||Tony Tarantino (Actor and Musician)|
|Mothers Name||Connie McHugh (Nurse)
|Brothers||Edward James Tarantino (Younger Brother)|
|Sister||Tanya Marie Tarantino (Younger Sister),
Ronnajean Tarantino (Younger Sister)
Career / Fashion And Style
‘Reservoir Dogs’, which released in 1992 became an instant hit and was screened at the Sundance Film Festival the same year was his debut as a director. ‘True Romance’ is the American romantic-crime movie for which he wrote the screenplay in 1993.
For its ingenious direction and non-linear storyline, ‘Pulp Fiction’ received numerous awards after its release in 1994. He collaborated with Robert Rodriguez once again for the neo-noir film, ‘Sin City’ in 2004, after he was made the President of the Jury at the Cannes Film Festival.
He directed and wrote the blockbuster war film, ‘Inglourious Basterds’ in 2009. His highest-grosser film to date, ‘Django Unchained’ was released in the year 2012. For his exceptional talent, he has been awarded the Golden Globe, BAFTA, and multiple Academy Awards as well.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More
|Girlfriend||Kathy Griffin (1995),
Vivica A. Fox (2002),
Shar Jackson (2005),
Nichole Galicia (2012),
Grace Jones (2014)
|Wife||Daniella Pick (Israeli singer)
|Children||1 son (Name not Known)|
Here we provide you the list of Quentin Tarantino’s favorite things.
|Favorite Screenplay||Le Doulos (1963)|
|Favorite Director||Howard Hawks|
|Favorite Alfred Hitchcock Movies||Sabotage (1936), Suspicion (1941)|
|Favorite Author||Boris Pasternak|
|Favorite James Bond Movie||From Russia with Love|
|Favorite Horror Movie||Black Christmas (1974)|
Some Interesting Facts About Quentin Tarantino
- He believes in staying away from social media and is not active on any social media sites.
- As compared to the direction he has been given more acting credits.
- He is believed to possess an IQ of 160.
- He started working in Pussycat Theatre in Torrance as an usher after he dropped out of school.
- To be the director for Men in Black and Steam was an offer given to him, he turned down both of them.
- To work in theatre as a director and focus more on writing books based on films is a wish he has after retirement.
- Jennifer Beals and Sofia Coppola are his friends and during the production of his first film, he even resided with Jennifer.
- New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles, where he saw movies at a young age, is now owned by him.
- He bought the theatre and eventually the entire building in December 2007, to bring the original owners out of debt as well as to prevent it from being demolished and re-developed.
- He has mentioned that he isn’t sure if he believes in the concept of God.