David studied painting at the "Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts," where he produced his first short movie. He produced his first motion picture Eraserhead in 1977. His movie, "The Elephant Man," gained mainstream success, which was a biographical film of a deformed man, Joseph Merrick in 1980.
Moreover, Lynch also made own television series, "Twin Peaks" in 1990, cinematic prequel such as Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, Wild at Heart, The Straight story which won the heart of people.
In 2002, David earned the civilian honor from the French government as a Chevalier then an Officier in 2007. His movie Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive were considered as one of the greatest films of their respective decades by critics.
Additionally, David Lynch also released two solo albums, Crazy Clown Time in 2011 and The Big Dream in 2013.
David has earned wide recognition and fame from his professional career. He won Golden Palm Award, Best Director Award, Special Distinction Award, Life Career Award, Future Film Festival Digital Award, Career Golden Lion Award, etc. and nominated for several others prestigious award too.
Moving towards his personal life, David had several long-term relationships, and he married four times till date. Firstly, he married to Peggy Lentz in 1967 and gave birth to a daughter, Jennifer Chambers Lynch.
After seven years of marital relationship, they filed a divorce. Later, Mary Fisk became his second wife in 1982, and the couple gave birth to a son, Austin Jack Lynch. The couple divorced in 1987.
Moreover, Lynch married Mary Sweeney after dating Isabella Rossellini for several months. Mary and David married in 2006 but divorced after three years in 2009. Again, Emily Stofle became his fourth spouse in 2009 and gave birth to Lula Boginia Lynch in 2012. David and Emily are living together without having any rumors of divorce
Being American director, screenwriter, producer musician and actor, David Lynch earns the good sum of money. His current estimated net worth is $60 million by which he finances his living.