David Duchovny
David Duchovny

David Duchovny can be described as a man of many talents. He is an actor, producer, writer, singer-songwriter, director, and novelist. He is popular for playing the role of an FBI agent in the television series The X-Files. Another appearance that he is famous for is in the series Californication.  For his roles in the two series, he won the Golden Globe awards.

Quick Biography

David was born in New York, the U.S., to a mother, Margaret Duchovny, who was a teacher and a school administrator and Amram Duchovny (1927-2003), who worked for the America Jewish Committee. His father was also a writer and a publicist. He grew up and attended schools in Manhattan before proceeding to the university. He holds a degree in Masters of Arts in English Literature.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: David William Duchovny
Age: 61 years old
Birth Date: 7 August 1960
Birth Place: New York City, the United States
Nationality: American
Religion: Christian
Parents: Amram  and Margaret Duchovny
Spouse: Téa Leoni (m. 1997–2014)
Children: Two children
Height: 1.78 m
Weight: 86 kg
Profession: Actor, director, writer, singer-songwriter
Net Worth in 2021: $70 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

David came into this earth on 7 august, 1960. he is 61 years old. He is of an average height of 1.78 m and weighs 86 kg. his other body measurements are not available.

Education, School/College University

For his early education, David attended the Grace Church School and later joined The Collegiate School, which was a boys’ school. For his higher learning, David attended Princeton University, from where he graduated with an A.B summa cum laude in English Literature in 1982

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

David was born to Margaret Duchovny and Arma Duchovny (1927-2003) his mother was a teacher while his father was a writer and a publicist. He has other siblings, namely; Laurie Duchovny and Daniel Duchovny. He is from mix ethnicity (Ashkenazi Jewish-Scottish, and he is a Christian. His political views are not known to the public.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Currently, David is not married. That has not always been the case as he was married to Tea Leoni. The two got married in 19997, but they encountered some problems, and they had to part ways. They first separated in 2008, got back together in 2012, and later divorced in 2014. They had two children Kyd Miller and Madeline West

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Divorced
When did he get married? (married date): 13 May 1997
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is David Duchovny Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Téa Leoni (m. 1997–2014)
Kids: Two children

Professional Life and Career

David’s debut appearance on television was in 1987 when he appeared in a commercial for a beer. He then landed a role in 1988 in the series Working Girl. He got a recurring role on the TV series Twin Peaks that earned him some recognition. He was the host and also the narrator of the series Red Shoe Diaries, which aired on erotica/soft-core TV.

He started starring in what he is famed for; The X-Files, in 1993. He played the role of an FBI Special Agent Fox Mulder. This character earned him a lot of popularity, and the fan base increased. He stayed in the series until 2001 when he quitted. In 2000, he starred in a romantic comedy-drama by the name of Return to Me. His other appearances were in films like Evolution, Zoolander, and Celebrity Jeopardy, among many more.

David made his directorial debut with an episode in The X-Files. He later wrote, directed, and also appeared in the film House of D. He was also the director of an episode on Bones by the name of Judas on a Pole.  Later, David appeared on Showtime’s series by the name of Californication. His role earned him a Golden Globe award in 2007.

As a writer, David has written three books. They are; Holy Cow: A Modern-Day Dairy Tale, Bucky Dent, and finally, Miss Subway. As a musician, David released his debut album titled Hell or Highwater in 2015. His second album Every Third Thought was released on February 9, 2018.

Awards & Nominations

David is no stranger when it comes to awards and nominations. He won the Golden Globe Award in 2007 for his role in Californication. In 1996, he won the National TV Award for the Most Popular Actor. In addition, he was the winner in 1999 of the American Comedy Awards. For his role in The X-Flies, he won the Satellite Award in 1997.

Some of the nominations that David has gotten are Primetime Emmy Awards (four times), Kid’s Choice Award, Viewers for Quality Television Award, Saturn Awards, and many others.

David Duchovny Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2021

David Duchovny Net Worth
David Duchovny Net Worth

As of October 2021, David has an estimated net worth of $70 million. He made all his most of his money by being an actor. He is known to receive a salary of $225,000 for one episode of the TV series The X-Files. Other sources of income are his production company as well as the sale of his music albums and books. David also lent his voice in Area 51, The X-Files Game, and X111 video games.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

David faced a lot of criticism in 1998 after it emerged that he was the reason why the filming of The X-Files was moved to Los Angeles from Vancouver. Many Vancouver residents were not amused by the idea. They were also unhappy with the joke he made about the heavy city rainfall.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

His Facebook page has around 3.5k fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 439k followers. On Instagram account, he has around 375k followers.

David Duchovny is a multitalented person. He can act, sing, write books, produce as well as edit films. He has managed to use this multiple talents to become one of the richest actors today. He has worked really hard to get to where he is, and there seems like there is no stopping him. Despite his age, David is still active in his career.


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