Erica Schmidt Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 04 Jan, 2019
Facts of Erica Schmidt
Date of Birth: 1975 , June-8
Age: 43 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Erica Schmidt
Birth Name Erica Schmidt
Nick Name Schmidt
Nationality American
Ethnicity white-American
Profession Director
Working For Humor Abuse, Rent, The Sorcerer, All The Fine Boys, 
Salary $60k+
Famous for Humor Abuse, Rent, The Sorcerer, All The Fine Boys, 
Married Yes
Married to Peter Dinklage (m. 2005)
Children 2
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Erica Schmidt is a theater director, she is best known for directing Lorenzo Pisoni’s one-man show Humor Abuse for which she 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. 

Early Life, Wiki, And Career Of 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.

Erica attended Vassar College where she was part of the comedy group ‘aughing stock which competed with other groups on weekends in epic comedic performances.     

CAPTION: Theater Director, Erica Schmidt. SOURCE: Extra

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 massive hit. Her other directing credits include Humor Abuse, Rent, The Sorcerer, All The Fine BoysMiles from Nowhere and many others. 

Erica, however, grabbed further acclaim after she married to 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 the major role in the drama TV series Game of Thrones. 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. 

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 theater director is $60k but Schmidt is quite experienced in this field. So, she might earn more than the average figure.

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 $16 million, as per celebrity net worth in 2019. The actor and producer gained tremendous popularity following his mind-blowing performance in the 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.

Erica Schmidt's Personal Life And Relationship

Erica Schmidt married an Emmy winning actor, Peter Dinklage on April 16, 2005, at an intimate ceremony. The couple first met in 2002 and after few datings, 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 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.

CAPTION: Erica Schmidt with her husband and kids. SOURCE: Celeb Spouse

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 passion for the performing arts. 

Also read, Lena Headey, and Nikolaj Coster Waldau.

Body Measurement

  • Age: As of 2018, she is 43 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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