Christopher Nolan Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wife, Biography & More


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About Christopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan received attention for his early films, Following (1998) and Memento (2000). After directing Insomnia, Nolan’s next film was Batman Begins, a re-launch of the comic-book franchise that became a worldwide hit. The film’s sequel, The Dark Knight, broke box office records, and Nolan’s sci-fi thriller, Inception, became another blockbuster two years later. In 2012, he produced the third film of his Batman saga, The Dark Knight Rises. Nolan followed with the space odyssey Interstellar in 2014 and the World War II film Dunkirk in 2017.


Real Name Christopher Edward Nolan
Nickname Chris
Profession Filmmaker

Physical Stats & More

Height (approx.) in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 74 kg
in Pounds- 163 lbs
Eye Colour Light Blue
Hair Colour Blonde

Personal Life

Date of Birth 30 July 1970
Age (as in 2017) 47 Years
Birth Place Westminster, London, England
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Leo
Nationality English-American
Hometown London
School Haileybury and Imperial Service College, Hertford, England
College University College London
Educational Qualification Degree in English Literature
Debut Film– Following (1998)
Family Father– Brendan Nolan
Mother– Christina Nolan
Brothers– Matthew Francis Nolan,
Jonathan Nolan
Sister– None
Religion Not Known
Hobbies Listening to rock music and Radio

Favourite Things

Favourite Graphic Artist M. C. Escher
Favourite Writer Jorge Luis Borges
Favourite Films Blade Runner (1982), Star Wars (1977), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), The Hit (1984), 12 Angry Men (1957)

Girls, Affairs and More

Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife/Spouse Emma Thomas
Children Sons– Magnus Nolan, Rory Nolan, Oliver Nolan
Daughter– Flora Nolan

Money Factor

Net Worth $135 Million


Some Lesser Known Facts About Christopher Nolan

  • Does Christopher Nolan smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Christopher Nolan drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Nolan’s father was from England and mother from America. His father was an advertising executive and mother was a flight attendant and an English teacher.
  • He has two brothers. His elder brother Matthew Francis Nolan is a convicted criminal. His younger brother Jonathan is a screenwriter, television producer, director, and author.
  • Nolan started making films at the age of seven. At this age, he borrowed Super 8 camera of his father.
  • Nolan met his wife Emma Thomas for the first time at the University College London (UCL) where he was studying English literature.
  • Nolan was the head of UCL film society. During his college years, Christopher Nolan made two short movies, namely Tarantella (1989) and second was Larceny(1995).
  • Nolan’s first film, Following, was based on Nolan’s experience of living in London and having his flat burgled
  • Nolan first earned recognition for his work in the movie- Memento. When he told the story of Mementoto Aaron Ryder, an executive for Newmarket Films, the latter said that it was “perhaps the most innovative script I had ever seen”.
  • Steven Soderbergh a renowned filmmaker, was very impressed by his work in Memento and recruited Nolan to direct the psychological thriller Insomnia(2002).
  • Nolan is one of two directors to have made billions of dollars out of his two movies, The Dark Knightand The Dark Knight Rises. Another one is James Cameron.
  • In 2009, The American Society of Cinematographers honored him with the Board of the Governors Award.
  • He was declared “the premier big-canvas storyteller of his generation” by Variety’s Scott Foundas.
  • In 2012, British daily newspaper The Guardianranked him among “The 23 Best Film Directors in the World.”
  • Nolan was featured in “100 most influential people of the world” by TIME magazine in 2015.
  • Nolan is red and green color blind.


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