Dustin Hoffman Biography
Dustin Hoffman is an American actor and director, best known for portraying the character in antiheroes and vulnerable roles. He was awarded the Academy Award for Best Actor in Kramer vs. Kramer and Rain Man. He was born to father, Harry Hoffman and mother, Lillian Gold and grew up along with his siblings, Ronald Hoffman in Los Angeles. Dustin graduated from Los Angeles High School and enrolled at Santa Monica College in order to pursue the degree in medicine but drop out after a year and joined historic performing arts Pasadena Playhouse. Regarding his ethnicity, he is white and holds an American nationality.
Hoffman studied piano hoping to become a classical pianist and also took an acting class while studying at "Santa Monica College." He struggled ten years doing odd jobs, being unemployed and hoping to get any acting roles.
Initially, Dustin headed for New York City and started focusing on acting career, seeking for jobs. He also studied acting at Actors Studio and became a dedicated actor. He appeared in several commercials and TV shows until he made his movie debut in The Tiger Makes Out in 1967.
Moreover, Dustin Hoffman portrayed numerous character in the several movies, TV series and theatres till date. His hit movies and TV series include Chef, Little Fockers, The Holiday, The Lost City, Racing Stripes, Confidence, Mad City, Naked City, The Nurses, The Point, The Simpsons, Luck and much more.
Dustin Hoffman won the heart of millions of people by his diligent performance. He was awarded "Academy Award for Best Actor," "BAFTA Award for Best Actor," "AFI Life Achievement Award," "Kennedy Center Honors," "International Emmy Award," "Obie Award for Best Actor," "Gotham Independent Film Tribute Award" and much more. Moreover, he was also nominated for several prestigious awards.
Moving towards his personal life, Dustin Hoffman married twice. Firstly, he became the husband of Anne Byrne in 1969 and together the couple gave birth to a daughter, Jenna. He also adopted Karina; a child from Anne Byrne's previous marriage. The couple divorced after eleven years of married relationship in 1980.
Later, Dustin married to Lisa Gottsegen Hoffman, a businesswomen in 1980. The couple gave birth to four children Jacob Edward, Rebecca Lillian, Maxwell Geoffrey and Alexandra Lydia "Ali". Dustin and Lisa are living happily together and no sign and rumors of divorce till now.
American finest actor and director, Dustin Hoffman earned wide recognition and wealth in his career. He has portrayed in several theatres, movies and TV series through which he earns the decent amount of money. His current estimated net worth is around $50 Million by which he finances his living and maintain his lifestyle.
In addition, he received a salary of $2 million for his cast in the movie, Hook. Besides, the market value of his San Remo mansion is $2.1 million, which is located in the New York City. Not only that, he has a Porsche Carrera S that cost $150,000. He is a social worker as well, who provided kitchen equipment for the Seventhday Adventist church in Pennsylvania worth around $12,000.Edit
Born in Los Angeles.
Dustin Hoffman was born on 8th August 1937 in Los Angeles. He is a son to father, Harry Hoffman, and mother, Lillian Gold. He grew up along with his siblings, Ronald Hoffman in Los Angeles.Edit
Debut in The Tiger Makes Out
After long struggling, Dustin Hoffman made his debut in The Tiger Makes Out in 1967. He featured alongside Eli Wallach. The movie earned him wide recognition and several awards.Edit
Married to Anne Byrne,
Dustin got married to Anne Byrne in 1969. Together, they gave birth to a daughter, Jenna. He also adopted Karina; a child from her wife's previous marriage. The couple divorced after eleven years of their married relationship in 1980.Edit
After getting divorced from Anne, Dustin married Lisa Gottsegen Hoffman; businesswomen in 1980. The couple gave birth to four children Jacob Edward, Rebecca Lillian, Maxwell Geoffrey and Alexandra Lydia "Ali". Dustin and Lisa are living happily together with no sign and rumors of divorced.Edit
Starred in Stranger Than Fiction.
Dustin Hoffman starred in "Stranger Than Fiction" in 2006. It is a comedy-drama-fantasy movie, which was starred along with Will Ferrell, Maggie Gyllenhall. Same year he also portrayed in the movie, Perfume.Edit
Dustin Hoffman earned wide recognition and wealth in his career. He has portrayed in several theatres, movies and TV series through which he earns the decent amount of money. His current estimated net worth is around $50 Million.Edit