Lena Dunham Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, and Career.
Lena Dunham Net Worth 2020- Lena Dunham is an American actress, writer, producer, and director. She is best known as the creator, writer, and star of the HBO series Girls(2012–2017), for which she has received numerous Emmy Award nominations and won two Golden Globe Awards.
Biography of Lena Dunham
Lena Dunham was born on 13 May 1986, in New York City, New York, USA. Her nationality is American and she is of Ashkenazi Jewish, English, Scottish, Welsh, and German ethnicity.
Lena’s father is Carroll Dunham. Carroll is a painter. He got known in the 1980s when he first exhibited with Baskerville + Watson, a decade during which many artists returned to painting.
Carroll is known for a conceptual approach to painting and drawing and his interest in exploring the relationship between abstraction and figuration.
Lena is not married yet. She had since 2012 been dating her boyfriend Jack Antonoff, the lead guitarist of the band fun, before calling it quits in 2017. Their breakup was however mutual.
Dunham attended Saint Ann’s School in Brooklyn, where she met Tiny Furniture actress and future Girls co-star Jemima Kirke. As a teen, she won a Scholastic Art and Writing Award at her school. After that, she attended The New School for a year before transferring to Oberlin College.
She graduated from Oberlin College in 2008 with a degree in creative writing.
Lena Dunham’s Career
Lena began her career at a very young age. While a student at Oberlin College, she produced several independent short films and uploaded them to YouTube.
She made her debut as a professional writer, director, and actor in the 2006 short movie Dealing, in which she appeared as Georgia.
In 2007, she wrote and directed the TV film Tight Shots, in which she played the main role. In 2012, she began writing the TV series Girls (2012-2017) and played the lead role as Hannah Horvath.
She is also the creator, director, and executive producer of the series. For her work in the series, she won the “Directors Guild of America Awards for Outstanding Directing – Comedy Series” in 2012. She also received numerous Emmy Award nominations and won two Golden Globe Awards.
Lena has worked on other several movie and TV film projects. In 2015, Dunham co-founded Lenny’s Letter with Jenni Konner. In 2014, she hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live on March 8, 2014, with musical guest The National.
She has graced the cover of many popular magazines, including Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire, and Rolling Stone. In 2012, she was seen in a video advertisement promoting President Barack Obama’s re-election, In April 2016, she wrote in support of Hillary Clinton.
Lena Dunham Net Worth
She has accumulated a net worth of $12 million.