David Duchovny | Biography

Posted On: 07 Jun, 2014


David Duchovny | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth August 07, 1960
Age 58 Years 0 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Wife/Spouse Téa Leoni(divorced)
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Yes(once)
Married Not Now
Net Worth $60 Million Dollars
Height 6 feet
Weight 170 lbs
Children/Kids Madelaine West Duchovny, Kyd Miller Duchovny

David William Duchovny was born on August 7, 1960 in New York, United States of America. He was born to Margaret and Amram Duchovny. David did his schooling in Manhattan where he first attended Grace Church School and later went to The Collegiate School (For Boys). After his school was over, David attended Princeton University, graduating from there in 1982 with a major in English Literature. He was associated with the college team for both basketball as well as baseball. He also received his master’s degree in Literature from Yale University. At Yale, he worked part time as a bartender and also taught literature to juniors while he himself was writing thesis .He wanted to complete his PhD degree as well, but that remained incomplete as he started in his acting career. He first appeared on TV via an advertisement in 1987 for Lowenbrau beer. A year later, he was seen in movie Working Girl and also in New Year’s Day in the year 1989. His first major notable role came when he appeared in ABC’s Twin Peaks in 1990/91.

Born in 1960, he has reached his mid-50s in 2014. His current age is 54 years old.

David married actress Tea Leoni in the May of 1997. She was his 3 years long girlfriend whom he had been dating since. Then in 1997, they had their first child together and their second child was born in 2002. The couple were living separately since 2012, but still aren’t divorced.

A very talented and versatile actor, David has appeared in many movies. Although he did not start his career big, he has finally reached that level. His yearly income is around 225,000 USD and in the year 2014, his net worth was around 60 million USD.

In the August of 2008, david duchovny rehab in order to cure his sex addiction. He claimed that he had been affected by this for some time and that it needed to be cured. As soon as we entered the rehab, his wife stated that she was separating with him.

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In 2003, Duchovny returned to television for an episode of "Sex and the City" in HBO from 1998 to 2004. The hen in 2005, he made his feature debut as writer-director in the movie "House of D”. In 2006, Duchovny appeared with Julianne Moore and Billy Crudup in the drama "Trust the Man".

In terms of his height, David is a little over six feet tall. To be exact he measures 184 cm. The reason behind this could be his athletic career back at school. He used to be in the school’s basketball team. Besides that, he also played baseball for some years.

A lot of websites have provided details about his biography. This article was written referencing several of such sites. You can also learn more about him in wiki.