Date of Birth: 7 August, 1960
He attracted public attention after acting in sci fi series “The X-Files”. He became A list star after participating in series “Californication”. Numerously awarded actor David Duchovny recorded his first album and wrote a book. Thus he gained some extra kudos as a musician and writer.
David Duchovny Biography
David William Duchovny was born on the 7th of August in 1970. He had Jewish roots from the side of his father and Scottish roots from the side of his mother. The actor has a sister and a brother.
David Duchovny was raised in a well educated family. His father, Amram Duchovny, was a writer and his mother, Margaret, was a teacher. She tried to educate their children, that’s why David got brilliant upbringing. The future star spent his childhood in New York City, where he attended Collegiate School. When he was 11 years old, his parents split and David was frustrated by this fact. He became a shy and silent teenager.
David Duchovny had never thought about becoming an actor. He was a brilliant student, who had enough time for studying and taking various jobs to support his single mother. After school he entered Princeton University, where got Bachelor Degree in English Literature. Later he got Master Degree on the same subject at Yale University. The future film star worked at his doctoral dissertation, when finally discovered his acting talent.
At first it was just his hobby to act in some Broadway plays. Then David Duchovny felt that acting is his cup of tea. He told his mother about his intention to devote his life to acting. She felt disappointed and tried to prevent her son from making such an awful step.
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At the age of 27 David Duchovny took part in beer commercial. After that he got numerous offers from TV producers. He seemed to make his choice.
David Duchovny movies and TV shows include many legendary names. He participated in TV series “Twin Peaks”, in the films “Return to Me” and “Evolution”. His films helped David Duchovny top make a solid net worth.
David Duchovny Salary
Per year: $7 million
Per month: $584, 000
Per week: $146, 000
Per day: $20, 833
David Duchovny TV series is the main source of his wealth. He gets a solid salary per each his big screen movie. David Duchovny earns his living as a producer, writer and musician. These activities help the star to get approximately $7 million annually. The actor gets about $1 million for his endorsement deals. There’s the list of the most famous movies of David Duchovny and his income per them.
- The X Files TV series – $200, 000 per episode
- Californication – $225, 000 per episode
- The X Files Movie – $6 million
- Phantom – $8 million
- Louder Than Words – $10 million
David Duchovny is the owner of two Golden Globes. The first one he got for his role in “The X Files”. David Duchovny – Gillian Anderson duo and chemistry among them was the reason of popularity of the project.
The second Globe was for “Californication”. After getting such prestigious awards, David Duchovny got much bigger salary. He could feel like the happiest person in the world. But he felt unhappy because of David Duchovny divorce.
David Duchovny Personal Life
David Duchovny dated numerous women. He was in hot relationship with Maggie Wheeler, an actress. He felt passion to Oscar nominated Winona Ryder and they dated for a while. His next love was godlike Sheryl Lee. Elegant Perrey Reeves was among his girlfriends too.
In 1996 the actor, who could fall in love very easily seemed to find That Very Woman and was ready to become a married father. In 1997 he proposed Tea Leoni and married her. David Duchovny wife, Tea Leoni, is a famous actress. She is remembered as Nicolas Cage love interest in “The Family Man”. The couple seemed to be very happy. They had a son and a daughter together. But in 2014 an actress filed for divorce. The reason was David Duchovny addiction. The actor had sex addition and he cheated his wife numerous times. Tea Leoni split her husband twice, but she came back in order to save her marriage for their children. But after 17 years of marriage she decided to divorce David Duchovny. Now the actor is officially single.
David Duchovny house
- Big Hollywood mansion – $4, 7 million
The actor has a big house on Hollywood Hills, where he likes to spend his free time. He is fond of sports that’s why the most part of his day the actor spends in gym doing yoga and arranging power workouts.
He likes dogs and his pet, named Blue, lives with him in his big mansion. The actor likes to invite friends into his house. Thus he is known to play racquetball with TV producer, Chris Carter.
David Duchovny is a great swimmer. That’s why he bought the house with a big swimming pool.
David Duchovny Cars
1. BMW – $5, 000
The star owns a big black BMW. He is the lover of this trade mark.
David Duchovny is a busy actor. He spends not much time at home. Very often he spends weekends with his kids. He likes them deeply and says they are special.