David Duchovny Biography

Published On Nov 25, 2015
Facts of David Duchovny
Date of Birth: 1960 , August-7
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
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On 6th of May 1997, David got married to Téa Leoni. Téa Leoni is an actress and producer. In 2008, Daily Mail claimed he had been involved in extra marital affairs but he denied it and claimed that he is dedicated towards his wife. However, on 14th of June 2014, they finally dissolved their married life.

David gained his primary education from Grace Church School and then he joined The Collegiate School. After his high school graduation, he joined Princeton University and majored in English Literature. He was good in writing from that time on as he was also honored from the Academy of American Poets in 1982. As he was also interested in acting besides his interest in writing, he appeared in the commercial of Löwenbräu beer in 1987 and then the following year he made his acting debut from the movie, Working Girl. His net worth is said to be around $60 million.

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Born in New York City, New York

August 7 , 1960

David Duchovny was from the upper middle class family born as David William Duchovny in New York City, New York, United States of America to Margaret "Meg" (née Miller) and Amram "Ami" Duchovny. He is an American and is of Russian, Polish and Scottish descent.

Graduated from Princeton University

1982

David gained his primary education from Grace Church School and then he joined The Collegiate School. After his high school graduation, he joined Princeton University and majored in English Literature. He received his bachelor’s degree in 1982.

Received an honor from the Academy of American Poets

1982

He was good in writing since his childhood days. With a big interest in English Literature he joined Princeton University. At the end of his undergraduate graduation, he was also honored from the Academy of American Poets.

Began his acting career

1987

His interest was not only limited in writing but also in acting. As he was also interested in acting, he appeared in the commercial of Löwenbräu beer in 1987 and then the following year he made his acting debut from the movie, Working Girl. 

Appeared in The X-Files

1998

Since the beginning of his acting career, he appeared in several movies and television series. However, the popularity he gained for his role in the television series, The X-Files dominated all others. He has also appeared in several video games. 

Married to Téa Leoni

May 6 , 1997

On 6th of May 1997, David got married to Téa Leoni. Téa Leoni is an actress and producer. She is popular for her role in the television series Flying Blind and The Naked Truth. She is mainly known for starring her role in the comedy movie, Bad Boys.

Wrote his first book, Holy Cow: A Modern-Day Dairy Tale

2015

Writer and actor, David Duchovny who also received an honor from the Academy of American Poets in 1982, published his first book recently in 2015. This book was published under the title, Holy Cow: A Modern-Day Dairy Tale. 

First child, Madelaine West Duchovny

April 24 , 1999

He became father for the first time in his life in 1999 after being married with Téa Leoni. He and his ex wife Téa Leoni welcomed their first child together on 24th of April and it was a baby girl and they named her Madelaine West Duchovny. 

Second child, Kyd Miller Duchovny

June 15 , 2002

He also became father for the second time in his life and that was in 2002. He and his ex wife, Téa Leoni welcomed their second child together on 15th of June and that time it was a son and they named him Kyd Miller Duchovny. 

Debut album, Hell Or Highwater

May 12 , 2015

Two times Golden Globes, USA winner, David Duchovny is a multi talented person. David is also the famous singer and songwriter. Recently on 12th of May 2015, he released his debut album under the title, Hell Or Highwater. 

Divorced with Téa Leoni

June 14 , 2014

In 2008, Daily Mail claimed he had been involved in extra marital affairs but he denied it and claimed that he is dedicated towards his wife. However, on 14th of June 2014, they finally dissolved their married life.

Won Golden Globes, USA

1997

Golden Globes, USA is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and everyone really fells honored if they are awarded with it. He has also been honored with this award twice and that was in 1997 and 2008. 

Won Online Film & Television Association

1998

Till now, he has been nominated in Online Film & Television Association for six different times and out of these six nominations he has been honored only once. He was honored with this award in 1998 for Best Guest Actor in a Cable Series.

Won TV Guide Awards

1999

He has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won some of them. In 1999, he got his first nomination in TV Guide Awards for his role in the TV series, The X Files and he won it for Favorite Actor in a Drama.

His father died

2003

David Duchovny was born to Margaret "Meg" (née Miller) and Amram "Ami" Duchovny. His mother Margaret "Meg" (née Miller) is a school teacher and his father Amram was a great writer and publicist. He died an unfortunate death in 2003.