Christopher Nolan Profile, Age, Height, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Christopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan Profile, Age, Height, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Christopher Nolan is a British-American filmmaker. Known for his lucrative Hollywood blockbusters with complex storytelling, Nolan is considered a leading filmmaker of the 21st century. His films have grossed $4.9 billion worldwide. The recipient of many accolades, he has been nominated for five Academy Awards, five British Academy Film Awards and six Golden Globe Awards. In 2015, he was listed as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time, and in 2019, he was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire for his contributions to film.

Nolan developed an interest in filmmaking from a young age. After studying English literature at University College London, he made several short films before his feature film debut with Following (1998). Nolan gained international recognition with his second film, Memento (2000), for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.

Nolan transitioned from independent to studio filmmaking with Insomnia (2002), and found further critical and commercial success with The Dark Knight Trilogy (2005–2012), The Prestige (2006) and Inception (2010); the last of these earned Nolan two Oscar nominations—Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay. This was followed by Interstellar (2014), Dunkirk (2017) and Tenet (2020). For Dunkirk, he earned two Academy Award nominations, including his first for Best Director.


Nolan’s work regularly feature in listings of the best films of their respective decades. They are typically characterized by epistemology and existentialism. Infused with a metaphysical outlook, they explore human ethics, the construction of time, and the malleable nature of memory and personal identity. His work is permeated with mathematically inspired images and concepts, unconventional narrative structures, practical special effects, experimental soundscapes, large-format film photography and materialistic perspectives. He has co-written several of his films with his brother Jonathan, and runs the production company Syncopy Inc. with his wife Emma Thomas.

Christopher Edward Nolan was born on 30 July 1970, in Westminster, London, and grew up in Highgate.

Nolan has made some of the most influential and popular films of his time. Many of his films have been regarded by critics as among the best of their respective decades, and according to The Wall Street Journal, his “ability to combine box-office success with artistic ambition has given him an extraordinary amount of clout in the industry” . His films have earned $4.9 billion. Nolan’s films Memento and The Dark Knight have been selected by the US Library of Congress to be preserved in the National Film Registry for being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”.


These films and Inception appeared in BBC’s 100 Greatest Films of the 21st Century and The Hollywood Reporter’s poll of best films ever made. In 2017, The Dark Knight, Inception and Interstellar featured in Empire magazine’s poll of “The 100 Greatest Movies”.[194] Nolan has been described as “American cinema’s most experimental blockbuster author” and a “franchise unto himself”.[196] In 2022, Parade ranked Nolan number eight in its list of 75 Best Movie Directors of All Time.

Christopher Nolan Biodata and Biography

Christopher Edward Nolan
Christopher Nolan, Chris
Date Of Birth
30 July 1970
52 Years (as in 2022)
Profession / Occupation
Film Director, Film Producer, Screenwriter, British-American Filmmaker
Mother Tongue
British, English
American, British
Zodiac Sign
Height / Weight
6’1″ / 74kg
First Movie
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Film Debut: Following (1998)
Money Factor
$250 million/film (USD)


Christopher Nolan Family and Relatives

Brendan Nolan
Christina Nolan (American attorney and politician)
Jonathan Nolan
Matthew Francis Nolan
Marital Status
Emma Thomas ( m. 1997)
Flora Nolan
Sons Magnus Nolan
Oliver Nolan
Rory Nolan
Girlfriends/ Affairs None



Christopher Nolan Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimeters
183 cm
Height in Meters
1.83 m
Height in Feet Inches
Body Measurement
Chest Size
46 inches
Waist Size
31 inches
Biceps Size
16 inches
Eye Colour
Light Blue
Hair Colour


Christopher Nolan Favorites

Favorite Colour
Black, Blue
Favorite Actor
Michael Caine
Christian Bale
Cillian Murphy
Morgan Freeman
Tom Hardy
Gary Oldman
Kenneth Branagh
Favorite Actress
Marion Cotillard
Favorite Food Indian food; especially tandoori roti and gulab jamun
Hobbies Listening to rock music and Radio
Favorite Graphic Artist M.C.Escher
Favorite Movies Blade Runner (1982)
Star Wars (1977)
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
The Hit (1984)
12 Angry Men (1957)
Favorite Pet Dog
Favorite Writer Jorge Luis Boges
Sexual Orientation Straight


Christopher Nolan Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification
Degree in English Literature
Haileybury and Imperial Service College, Hertford, England
College / University
University College London
Not Known



Christopher Nolan Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place
Westminster, London, United Kingdom
Home Town
Westminster, London, United Kingdom
Present Residence
Westminster, London, United Kingdom
House Address
Westminster, London, United Kingdom
Phone No / Mobile No
Not Known
Email ID
Not Known
Not Known


Christopher Nolan Awards, Honours, Achievements

Academy Award (Oscar)
2002: Nominated Best Original Screenplay – Memento
2011: Nominated Best Picture & Best Original Screenplay – Inception
AACTA Awards
2017: Best Direction – Dunkirk
AARP Awards
2018: Best Time Capsule – Dunkirk
Alliance of Women Film Journalists
2020: Hall of Shame Award – Tenet
African-American Film Critics Association
2008: Best Picture – The Dark Knight
2010: Best Director – Inception
American Cinema Editors
2011: Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award


Christopher Nolan Social Media

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