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Hans Zimmer

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Date of Birth: 1957 , September-12
Birth Nation: Germany
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Hans Zimmer
Birth Name Hans Florian Zimmer
Nationality German
Birth Place/City Corona, New York City, New York
Ethnicity White
Profession Composer
Working For Movies
Net Worth $90 Million
Famous for Actress, singer
Married Yes
Married to Vicki Carolin (m. 1982), Suzanne Zimmer
Divorce Vicki Carolin (m. 1992)
Children Zoe Zimmer, Jake Zimmer, Brigitte Zimmer
Education Hurtwood House
Awards Academy Award for Best Original Music Score
Siblings Lucas Lerman
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Affair with Amy Vaver
Girlfriend Amy Vaver
Movies Man kann ja nie wissen
TV Show Hindsight
Father Robert Murphy
Mother Jeanne Fink
Weight in KG N/A
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wiki
Body Measurements 30B-23-33
Breast Size 37in
Waist size 33 in
Hip Size 36in
Shoe Size 10 (US)
Nick Name Logie, Logs
Face Color White
Neck Size 8.5
Books s: The Return of King Lillian
Boyfriend Bryan Weaver
Salary N/A
Albums Wonderful Town (2003 Broadway Revival Cast)
Sisters Michael Plaksin.Barbara Berge
Chest Size 39 in
Religion Creastian
Bicep Size 13.5 in
Music Group Rascal Flatts (Since 1999)

Quick Timeline of Hans Zimmer

1957 Born in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany
1977 Joined the musical band, Krakatoa
1979 Appeared in the music video of Video Killed the Radio Star
1981 Began working with Stanley Myers
1988 Scored Rain Man
1990 Composed the short movie, Arcadia
1994 Composed the music of The Lion King
1982 Married to Vicki Carolin
1997 Welcomed a son named Jake Zimmer
1995 Won Academy Awards, USA
2001 Won Golden Globes, USA
2009 Won Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
2009 Won Annie Awards

Detail Timeline of Hans Zimmer

September 12 , 1957

Born in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany

Hans, who is an expert in using the music of solo cello and acoustic/electric guitar, was born as Hans Florian Zimmer in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany. He was born to German parents. He is also German.

1977

Joined the musical band, Krakatoa

As his mother was also a musician, he became interested in music from his young age. He began learning piano in his home. He has been pursuing his musical career professionally since the late 1970s. In 1977, he joined the musical band Krakatoa where he played keyboards and synthesizers.

1979

Appeared in the music video of Video Killed the Radio Star

He joined an English new wave band in 1977. In 1979, he appeared in the music video Video Killed the Radio Star. In the late 1970s, he also worked with the Italian group Krisma and featured in its third album, Cathode Mamma.

1981

Began working with Stanley Myers

 From the early 1980s, he began working with Stanley Myers. Together they formed London–based Lillie Yard recording studio and they composed the music of several movies like Moonlighting, Success is the Best Revenge, Insignificance and so on.

1988

Scored Rain Man

In the late 1980s, an American producer and director Barry Levinson was looking for a scorer to score in this movie Rain Man. His wife was impressed by Zimmer's music and she pursued him to appoint Zimmer to score his movie. 

1990

Composed the short movie, Arcadia

Hans Zimmer is a well known music composer and a record producer from Germany. In 1990, he composed the music of the short movie Arcadia. In 1990, he also composed the music of the movies like Chicago Joe and the Showgirl, Bird on a Wire Fools of Fortune and so on. 

1994

Composed the music of The Lion King

He is one of the talented music composers in the film industry and he has composed in more than 150 movies and TV series. He is mainly popular for his work in the movies like The Lion King and the Pirates of the Caribbean series. 

March 19 , 1982

Married to Vicki Carolin

On 19th of March 1982, Hans got married to Vicki Carolin. As a loving husband and wife, they also welcomed a child together. They were together as a loving spouse for about a decade and they got divorced on 7th of April 1992.

 

1997

Welcomed a son named Jake Zimmer

After he dissolved his first married life, Hans began his romantic affairs with Suzanne Zimmer. They also became parents three times from this married life. His son Jake Zimmer was born at the end of 1997. 

1995

Won Academy Awards, USA

Academy Awards, USA is one of the prestigious awards in the film industry and he has also been honored with this prestigious award once. He won this award for the first time in 1995 for Best Music, Original Score. 

2001

Won Golden Globes, USA

He has been honored with Golden Globes, USA for two times in his life. He won this award for the first time in 1995 for his work in the movie  The Lion King. He was also honored with this award in 2001 for Best Original Score - Motion Picture. 

2009

Won Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

He got his first nomination in Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA in 1993 for best music. He also got nominated in this award from the same category for several years. He won this award for the first time in 2009 for Best Music. 

2009

Won Annie Awards

For this work in The Road to El Dorado, he got his first nomination in Annie Awards in 2000. He won this award for the first time in 2009 and that was for Best Music in an Animated Television Production or Short Form. 

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On 19th of March 1982, Hans got married to Vicki Carolin. As a loving husband and wife, they also welcomed a child together. They were together as a loving spouse for about a decade and they got divorced on 7th of April 1992.

After that Hans began his romantic affairs with Suzanne Zimmer. They also became parents three times from this married life. They are still bonded into this married life.

Hans was raised in Königstein-Falkenstein. As his mother was also a musician, he became interested in music from his young age. He began learning piano in his home. He was enrolled at Hurtwood House School in London. He has been pursuing his musical career professionally since the late 1970s. In 1977, he joined the musical band Krakatoa where he played keyboards and synthesizers. He also joined an English new wave band in 1977. In 1979, he appeared in the music video Video Killed the Radio Star. From the early 1980s, he began working with Stanley Myers. Together they formed London–based Lillie Yard recording studio and they composed the music of several movies like Moonlighting, Success is the Best Revenge, Insignificance and so on. In 1990, he composed the music of the short movie Arcadia. In 1990, he also composed the music of the movies like Chicago Joe and the Showgirl, Bird on a Wire Fools of Fortune and so on. His net worth is $90 million.