Werner Herzog Age, Height, Bio, Movies, Net Worth, QuotesLast updated: January 27, 2023
- Net Worth: $ 10,000,000
- Birthday: 5 Sep 1942
- Age: 80
- Country: Germany
- Occupation: Actor, Director, Screenwriter
- Zodiac sign: Virgo
- Sexual orientation: Straight
- Height: 6.0 ft
- Weight: 165 lb
- Hair Color: Salt and Pepper
- Eye Color: Green
- Birth Name: Werner H. Stipetic
- Nationality: German
- Nickname: Werner
- Religion: Atheist
- Ethnicity: White
- Father: Dietrich Herzog (biologist)
- Mother: Elizabeth Stipetic (biologist)
- Siblings: He has a sister, Sigrid, and two brothers, Tilbert and producer Lucki Stipetic
- Deep smooth voice
- His films contain animals doing unusual things
- His films contain long, extended landscape shots
Who Is Werner Herzog?
The legend of world cinema, Werner Herzog was born in September 1942, during World War II, in Munich, Germany. He is a German film director, screenwriter, author, actor, and opera director. He has directed a number of films across many genres and styles. His best known feature films include Aguirre, the Wrath of God, Nosferatu the Vampyre and Fitzcarraldo. He also directed the documentaries Grizzly Man and Cave of Forgotten Dreams.
Werner Herzog Relationships
Marital Status: Married.
Wife: Lena Herzog (1999 – present), Christine Maria Ebenberger (m. 1987–1997) ( 1 child), Martje Grohmann (m. 1967–1985) ( 1 child).
Children: He has three children from three women: Rudolph Herzog (born in 1973), Hanna Mattes (born in 1980), and Simon Herzog (born in 1989).
- Lena Herzog (Wife) (1999-Present) He married photographer Lena Herzog in 1999.
- Eva Mattes (-) He was romantically linked to Eva Mattes. They have a daughter together, Hanna.
Werner Herzog Quotes
- "I believe the common denominator of the universe is not harmony; but chaos, hostility and murder." - Werner Herzog
- "Do you not then hear this horrible scream all around you that people usually call silence." - Werner Herzog
- "Civilization is like a thin layer of ice upon a deep ocean of chaos and darkness." - Werner Herzog
- "Every man should pull a boat over a mountain once in his life." - Werner Herzog
- "What would an ocean be without a monster lurking in the dark? It would be like sleep without dreams." - Werner Herzog
- "Tourism is a mortal sin." - Werner Herzog
Werner Herzog Facts & Trivia
In 1961, he worked nights in a steel factory to raise money for his films. In 1966, he was employed by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
When he first took an IQ test as a young boy, he scored 124. He re-took the test years later and scored an average 101.
Werner Herzog 2020 height is 6 ft 0 inches or (183 cm tall).
Werner Herzog net worth as of 2020 is estimated at around $10 million dollars.
He doesn’t use and dislikes the use of storyboards.
Writes his screenplays in 4-5 days.
Werner Herzog Major Awards
Best Documentary, Features in Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
Best Foreign Language Film in Fitzcarraldo (1982)
Outstanding Non-Fiction Special in Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997)
Best Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series in Rick and Morty (2013)
Best Vocal Ensemble in an Anime Feature Film/Special in Kaze tachinu (2013)