Dick Wolf Biography

Published On Jan 15, 2016
Facts of Dick Wolf
Date of Birth: 1946 , December-20
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Name Jennifer Brennan
Birth Name Maurice Richard Povich
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Los Angeles, California
Ethnicity White
Profession Television Personality
Net Worth $1.2 Million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Weight in KG 64 KG
Famous for C.J. Payne – House of Payne
Education N/A
Siblings Chris Pine
Nick Name Maury
Father Robert Pine
Mother Gwynne Gilford
Waist size 28 in
Chest Size 35 in
Bicep Size 12.5 in
Shoe Size 9 (US)
Affair with Peyton List (2012-2015)
Girlfriend N/A
Awards Not Yet
Salary $ 14 Million
Married Yes
Married to N/A
Children Matthew Jay Povich, Amy Povich, Susan Povich
Divorce Phyllis Minkoff (m. 1979)
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wiki, Instagram
TV Show A Different World
Movies CHiPs '99
Body Measurements 34-24-34
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On 5th of September 1970, Dick got married to Susan Scranton. Susan is a sweet housewife. As a married couple, they were together for more than a decade. They dissolved their married life on 16th of March 1983.

Three months later after Dick dissolved his first married life; he got married to Christine Marburg on 29th of June. This sweet and loving spouse also became parents of three children. Like the first one, this married life also came to an end in 2005.

On 17th of June 2006, Dick got married to Noelle Lippman. Noelle Lippman is an actress and she is famous for her role in I Shot a Man in Vegas, Almost Blue and so on. One year later, they also welcomed a child.

As a child, Dick got enrolled at Saint David's School and The Gunnery. He then joined Phillips Academy where George W. Bush was his classmate. After his high school graduation, he joined University of Pennsylvania. During his early professional days, he served as an advertising copywriter at Benton & Bowles. After working as a commercial producer for several years, he went to Los Angeles with an aim to begin his movie career. In 1977, he co-wrote the movie Skateboard and then in 1988 he wrote the massive hit movie, Masquerade. His career rose to fame after he created the television series, Law & Order. His net worth is said to be around $350 million.

Dick Wolf

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Born in New York City, New York

December 20 , 1946

Assiduous and talented, Dick was born as Richard Anthony Wolf in New York City, New York, United States of America on the laps of Marie G. (née Gaffney) and George Wolf. He is an American and is of Jewish and Irish descent.

Attended Phillips Academy

1964

As a child, Dick got enrolled at Saint David's School and The Gunnery. He then joined Phillips Academy where George W. Bush was his classmate. After his high school graduation, he joined University of Pennsylvania.

Worked as an advertising copywriter

1971

After he graduated from University of Pennsylvania, he began his professional career.  During his early professional days, he served as an advertising copywriter at Benton & Bowles. After working as a commercial producer for several years, he went to Los Angeles with an aim to begin his movie career.

Co-wrote the movie, Skateboard

1977

After spending several years as a commercial copywriter, he finally began writing movies from the mid 1970s. In 1977, he co-wrote the movie Skateboard and then in 1988 he wrote the massive hit movie, Masquerade. He is also famous for his role in the television series, Hill Street Blues.

Created the television series, Law & Order

1990

His career rose to fame after he created the television series, Law & Order. He is popular in the world for being the executive producer of the television series. For this work he was awarded with several prestigious awards.

Married to Susan Scranton

September 5 , 1970

On 5th of September 1970, Dick got married to Susan Scranton. Susan is a sweet housewife. As a married couple, they were together for more than a decade. They dissolved their married life on 16th of March 1983.

Married to Christine Marburg

June 29 , 1983

Three months later after Dick dissolved his first married life; he got married to Christine Marburg on 29th of June. This sweet and loving spouse also became parents of three children. Like the first one, this married life also came to an end in 2005.

Married to Noelle Lippman

June 17 , 2006

On 17th of June 2006, Dick got married to Noelle Lippman. Noelle Lippman is an actress and she is famous for her role in I Shot a Man in Vegas, Almost Blue and so on. A year later, they also welcomed a child.

Fourth child, Rex Wolf

2007

From his second married life, he became father of two sweet daughters and a lovely son. And one year later after being married to his third wife, he became father of his fourth child. That time it was a son and they named him Rex Wolf. 

Won Primetime Emmy Awards

1997

Primetime Emmy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the entertainment world and it’s an honor if anyone wins this award. He has also been honored with this award twice and that was in 1997 and 2007.

Won PGA Awards

1997

Till now, he has been nominated in PGA Awards for four different times and out of these four nominations he has been honored thrice. He was honored with this award for the first time in 1997 for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television.

Honored as Star on the Walk of Fame

2007

He has been active in the entertainment world since the start of 1970s. From that time on he has contributed a lot to the film and television industry. For this work in television, he was honored as the Star on the Walk of Fame in 2007.