Sofia Coppola Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 18 Nov, 2019
Facts of Sofia Coppola
Date of Birth: 1971 , May-14
Age: 48 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Sofia Coppola
Birth Name Sofia Carmina Coppola
Father Francis Ford Coppola
Mother Eleanor Coppola
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York
Ethnicity White
Profession Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Married to Thomas Mars, Spike Jonze
Divorce Spike Jonze
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Sofia Coppola is an American director, producer and screenwriter widely known for her Academy Award-winning screenplay of the indie drama film, Lost in Translation. She has directed many hit films including Marie Antoinette, The Bling Ring, Somewhere and The Virgin Suicides.

Coppola, who was previously married to filmmaker Spike Jonze, has currently been married to a French musician, Thomas Mars.

Daughter of Filmmaker Parents

Sofia Coppola was born as Sofia Carmina Coppola was born on May 14, 1971, in New York City, New York, to parents Francis Ford Coppola and Eleanor Coppola.

Her father is a versatile film director, producer, film composer, screenwriter and vintner. Her mother, meanwhile, is a documentary filmmaker, artist, and writer.

Coppola doesn't have a brother or sister. She was raised on a farm of her parents in Rutherford, California. She is of American nationality and Italian descent.

She attended St. Helena High School from where she completed her graduation in 1989. She later studied at Mills College and the California Institute of the Arts.

Coppola was only 15 years old when she interned with Chanel. Following her graduation, she founded a clothing line, Milkfed, which is now sold in Japan.

Directorial Career

Sofia Coppola started her directorial career by directing a 16-minute-long short film Lick the Star in 1998. In the following year, she made her big-screen directorial debut with the drama mystery film, The Virgin Suicides.

In 2003, she directed, wrote, and produced a romantic comedy-drama film, Lost in Translation, starring Scarlett JohanssonBill MurrayGiovanni Ribisi and Anna Faris.

She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director and an Academy Award for Best Picture for her work on Lost in Translation.

Coppola has since directed, written and produced a lot of movies such as Marie Antoinette, Somewhere, The Bling Ring and A Very Murray Christmas.

In 2017, she wrote, produced and directed the Southern Gothic film, The Beguiled, for which she received the Best Director Award at Cannes Film Festival.

Estimated Net Worth of $30 Million

Sofia Coppola is one of the most renowned and successful film director, writer and producer. Thus, the 48-year-old St. Helena High School graduated has earned a substantial amount of money from her career.

According to the Celebrity Net Worth website, Coppola has an estimated net worth of $30 million. Her 2017 film, The Beguiled,  was made under the budget of around $10 million and the film had a box office collection of $27.4 million.

Married Thomas Mars After Spike Jonze Divorce

As we mentioned earlier, Sofia Coppola has married twice in her life. She was first married to an American filmmaker and actor, Spike Jonze.

The pair exchanged wedding vows in an intimate ceremony in 1999. However, just after four years of marriage, the filmmaker couple called it quits and got a divorce.

CAPTION: Sofia Coppola with her ex-husband Spike Jonze SOURCE: Pinterest

Following her split with Jonze, Coppola started dating French musician Thomas Mars and later in 2014, the two tied the knot. They are happily married ever since.

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