Gia Coppola Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 01 Sep, 2019
Facts of Gia Coppola
Date of Birth: 1987 , January-1
Age: 33 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Gia Coppola
Father Gian-Carlo Coppola
Mother Jacqui de la Fontaine
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Director, Actor
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Blonde
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Gia Coppola is an American actress, director, and screenwriter. Besides, she is also famous as the granddaughter of Francis Ford Coppola and daughter of Gian-Carlo Coppola. Coppola is best known as the director and screenwriter of 2013 film Palo Alto.

Early Life and Bio

Gia Coppola was born on January 1, 1987, in Los Angeles, California under the birth sign Capricorn. She was born to father, Gian-Carlo Coppola, and mother, Jacqui de la Fontaine. Her father, Gian-Carlo, died in a speedboat accident when her mother was pregnant with her.

Years later, her mother Fontaine married Peter Getty, son of Gordon Getty. Her mother separated from her second husband, Getty. Coppola was raised in Los Angeles and the Coppola family vineyard in Napa Valley.

During her childhood, Coppola used to go to her aunt, Sofia Coppola's film sets. Later, she worked as a staff assistant in the costume department in her aunt's film Somewhere. Further, she also worked as a creative consultant in Francis Ford Coppola's Twixt.

Coppola attended the Archer School for Girls, however, she dropped out before graduation. She subsequently earned her GED. Later on, she joined the community college and then Bard College in New York to study photography.

Career

Before Gia Coppola started her film career, she directed a short film for her friend's fashion label. Subsequently, she was hired to make short films for Opening Ceremony starring Kirsten Dunst, and Jason Schwartzman.

Meanwhile, Coppola rose to prominence after she directed a feature film, Palo Alto, a film adaptation of James Franco's eponymous short story collection. The film was released theatrically on May 9, 2014, and was released on DVD in the United States on September 2014.

Actress and director Gia Coppola SOURCE: WWD

In 2016, Coppola announced she was making another feature film, The Secret Life of the Lonely Doll, a biopic on Dare Wright, author of the children's book The Lonely Doll. The project starred Naomi Watts and Jessica Lange.

Net Worth

Gia Coppola has only worked in a few numbers of projects in the film industry. She is still trying to make a glorious career in the film world. Moreover, Coppola loves to keep information regarding her personal life and professional life away from the media.

So, as of now, Gia Coppola's net worth is not known. However, some online sources speculate her net worth to be in hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Personal Life

Gia Coppola is one of the celebrities who love to keep their personal information out of the media. As a matter of fact, the director is not active on social media like Instagram and Facebook. This has kept her completely out of her fans' reach.

As of 2019, Gia Coppola is not known to be married. Furthermore, there is no information if she is dating any man currently or she had a boyfriend in the past.

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