Erica Schmidt

Inside Biography

Erica Schmidt is a theater director, came to the limelight for directing Lorenzo Pisoni’s one-man show Humor Abuse for which she also won the 2009 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Solo Show. She has directed several off-broadway plays including A Month in the CountryAs You Like ItThe Sorcerer and others.

The director is, however, is known for being the wife of Game of Thrones star and two-time Emmy winner Peter Dinklage. And the two are blessed with two children. 

Who Is Erica Schmidt?

Erica Schmidt was born on June 8, 1975, in the USA. Her birth sign is Gemini which defines her personality as expressive, gentle, affectionate who is extremely independent and can’t be controlled.

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Erica attended Va s sar College where she was part of the comedy group's laughing stock which competed with other groups on weekends in epic comedic performances.     

She Is An Actress And Director 

Soon after completing her graduation, Erica Schmidt worked as a costume designer at Julliard. Then she served as a deck stage manager at the St. Mark's Youth and Young Adult Theatre Ministries which inspires her to put hands in directing plays. In 2000, she came up with her first directorial venture, As You Like It. Then she directed few ventures but got her first critical acclaimed for Spanish Girl.

In 2003, Schmidt directed Debbie Does Dallas which was a ma s sive hit. Her other directing credits include Humor Abuse, Rent, The Sorcerer, All The Fine BoysMiles from Nowhere and many others. 

Short-Bio Of Her Husband Peter Dinklage

Erica, however, grabbed further acclaim after she married Peter Dinklage, is an actor and film producer. Her husband played a number of breakout roles in numerous successful projects like Elf (2003), Find Me Guilty (2006), Underdog (2007), Penelope (2008), Death at a Funeral (2007), The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008), X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017). 

Peter played a major role in one of the most viewed drama TV series Game of Thrones, sharing the screen along with Sean Bean, Mark Addy, Michelle Fairley, Lena Headey, Emila Clarke, and Lain Glen. His marvelous performance in the series propelled her to overnight fame. For which the actor also won a number of prestigious accolades like three Primetime Emmy Awards from seven consecutive nominations in the Supporting Actor in a Drama Series category. 

Prior to his work in TV shows, the actor also made his way into many other triumphant movies such as the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Avengers: Infinity War and the biopic film My Dinner with Hervé.

Erica Schmidt's Net Worth  

Erica Schmidt is a popular theater director, she has directed numbers of theater play which was critically and commercially successful. The average salary of a theater director is $60k but Schmidt is quite experienced in this field. So, she might earn more than the average figure.

Peter Dinklage Possesses $25 Million Net Worth 

Her husband, Peter Dinklage is one of the highest-paid TV actors as he earns $1.1 million per episode from Game of Thrones. He has an estimated net worth of $25 million, as per celebrity net worth in 2020.

The actor and producer gained tremendous popularity following his mind-blowing performance in one of the most viewed TV series Game Of Thrones. For his finest performance in the series, the actor also won three Primetime Emmy Awards as well as Golden Globe too. He played the role along with Jason Momoa, Aidan Gillen, John Bradley, and Stephen Dillane in the series.

As per sources, the 4ft 4 inches tall Peter has a house in New York, New York City.   

Who Is Erica Schmidt's Husband?  

Erica Schmidt married an Emmy winning actor, Peter Dinklage on April 16, 2005, in an intimate ceremony. The couple first met in 2002 and after a few courtships, the duo eventually fell in love. In 2011, the pair welcomed their first child, a daughter and has tried their best to be private without revealing even their daughter's name. 

However, rumors started swirling that the couple named their baby girl, Zelig Dinklage which Dinklage denied at an interview but refused to correct them as well. The couple was blessed with a second child in 2017 but due to their secrecy, the pair hasn't revealed any information about their second baby.


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In 2012, the pair moved to New Paltz, New York. Once in an interview, Dinklage stated he liked living in an area where he wasn’t constantly recognized. It's been a long time that the two are still enjoying the blissful married life with no rumor of divorce. And they clearly share a pa s sion for the performing arts. 

Body Measurement

  • Age: As of 2020, she is 44 years old.
  • Height: She stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68m) tall.
  • Weight: She weighs 59 kg (130 Lbs).
  • Hair Color: Dark brown
  • Eye Color: Dark brown 

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