Lena Dunham is a well-known American actress who is also a producer, director, and writer. She has received several awards and nominations. As a writer, she released her first book in 2014. In 2013, she was featured in the “most influential people in the world” list by Time magazine. Dunham is also the creator of the publication called ‘Lenny Letter’. Now let’s have a close look on Lena Dunham’s net worth in 2018.
Lena Dunham Early Life
Lena Dunham was born on May 13, 1986, in New York City, New York to her parents Laurie Simmons and Carroll Dunham. As a child, she had obsessive-compulsive disorder, and she still takes an antidepressant in a low dose to get relief from her anxiety.
She went to Saint Ann’s School located in Brooklyn, New York and was the winner of Scholastic Art and Writing Award. Following that she went to The New School and later got transferred to Oberlin College. In 2008, Dunham completed her graduation with a degree in creative writing.
In 2012, she started dating the founder of ‘Bleachers’ Jack Antonoff. They have not married till date but are expected to get married soon.
Lena Dunham Career, Awards & Achievement
Lena Dunham made many independent short films while still a student. She later used to upload them on YouTube. In 2006, she became the producer of ‘Pressure. She has also made another film called ‘Fountain’. She has made other films like ‘Open the Door’, ‘Hooker on Campus’, and ‘Tiny Furniture’.
In 2006, she became the star, writer, and director of the short film ‘Georgia’. She was also the writer, director, editor, and star of ‘Creative Nonfiction’ in 2009. She has successfully appeared in many films like ‘The Innkeepers’, ‘Supporting Characters’, ‘This Is 40’, ‘Happy Christmas’, ‘Sky’, ‘Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising’ and ‘My Art’.
She has also lent her voice in the films ‘The House of the Devil’ and ‘My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea’. She has voiced for the television series ‘Adventure Time’ and ‘The Simpsons’.
Dunham has guest-appeared in several television shows like ‘Saturday Night Live’, ‘Scandal’, ‘Travel Man’, and ‘American Horror Story: Cult’. In 2009, she became the main actress, writer, producer, and director of ‘Delusional Downtown Divas’. She was also in the main role including the executive producer, writer, director, and creator of ‘Girls’.
In 2015, Dunham was seen as Lanny Denver in the television film ‘7 Days in Hell’.
Awards & Achievements
Lena Dunham has been nominated twice for the Primetime Emmy Awards. She has won the 2013 Golden Globe Awards for her role in ‘Girls’. She has been nominated twice for the Critics’ Choice Television Awards and is the winner of the 2012 Director Guild of America Awards. In 2011, she won the Independent Spirit Award and has won two Gracie Allen Awards. Dunham has received nominations from Gotham Awards, Satellite Awards, and Television Critics Association Awards.
Net Worth of Lena Dunham
Lena Dunham has an estimated net worth of more than $12 million. She made this fortune by producing and directing many films. She has also successfully starred in many films and television shows. Dunham is also a writer and has written many articles for ‘The New Yorker’.
Lena Dunham is considered one of the most popular actresses in the world. She has made many films and has also written a book. She is a popular actress and has many fans across the world. For her support of the gay community, Lena Dunham was conferred with the Horizon Award by Point Foundation in 2014. She has appeared on the cover of various magazines like Rolling Stone, Mari Claire, Elle, and Vogue.