Quick Facts of Wim Wenders

  • Full NameWim Wenders
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BirthplaceDüsseldorf, Germany
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionActor, Producer, Director, Writer
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Eye colourBrown
  • Hair colourBlond
  • SpouseEdda Köchl, Lisa Kreuzer, Ronee Blakley, Isabelle Weingarten, Donata Wenders
  • EducationDüsseldorf

Wim Wenders is a multitalented American actor, director, Producer,  Writer,  Editor, Cinematographer as well as Production Manager. He has played in numerous hit movies and TV series such as Summer in the City,  The Salt of the Earth, Paris, Texas,  Wings of Desire, Submergence and many more.

Aged 73 Wenders is married for five times.  He married to his fifth wife Donata Wenders in 1993. Prior to that, he failed to continue his four relationships with Edda Kochl, Lisa Kreuzer, Ronee Blakley, and Isabelle Weingarten.

Wim Wenders Bio, Wiki, Childhood, Education

Wim Wenders was born as Ernst Wilhelm into a traditional Catholic family on 14th 1945 in Düsseldorf, Germany as the son of the famous surgeon Heinrich Wenders. Wenders holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

Regarding his education, he completed his high school in  Oberhausen in the Ruhr area. Later he studied medicine from 1963-64 and philosophy 1964–65 in Düsseldorf. Anyway, he dropped out of the University and drove to Paris to become a painter. Although Wenders failed his entrance at La Fémis, France so be became fascinated in cinematography instead of an engraver.


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How Much Did Wim Wenders Earn From His Career? Know His Net Worth And Salary

Wim Wenders is a multitalented man who earned a hefty sum of money from his multiple careers such as actor, director, Producer,  Writer,  Editor, Cinematographer, Production manage and many more. The estimated net worth of Wenders as of 2019 is around $55 Million.

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Wenders has played for more than 100 movies as well as TV series including numerous hits. From this, he earned an extraordinary sun of money.

His movie Submergence was created with a budget of $15,000,000. The movie earned an extraordinary sum of money.

Wim Wenders Personal Life, Marriage, Affairs

Wim Wenders is possibly single at the current moment. However, he married five times. Wenders married his first wife Edda Köchl in 1968 although the marriage didn’t last long and divorced in 1974.

After divorced, he married his second wife Lisa Kreuzer in 1974 and divorced after three years in 1978. Following his second unsuccessful marriage, he married his third wife Ronee Blakley in 1979 and divorced after two years of marriage in 1981.

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Wim Wenders with Donata Wenders

Later he married his fourth wife Isabelle Weingarten in 1981, further the relationship didn’t last for long and divorced within a year in 1982. After Wenders’s four unsuccessful marriage, he tied a knot with his current wife Donata Wenders in 1993. 

Besides that, not any sources published about Wenders children neither the married couple disclosed about their children.

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Wim Wenders Professional Career, Achievements, Awards

Wenders made his first debut in the short Schauplätze in 1967.  Later in 1971, he made his feature directorial debut in the film Summer in the City. After that, he played in numerous hit movies and TV series such as  Alice in the Cities, The American Friend, Paris, Texas, The End of Violence, Land of Plenty, Submergence and many more. 

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Besides this, Wenders is a self-made actor, actor, director, Producer,  Writer,  Editor, Cinematographer, Production manager and also worked for the camera, electrical and sound department.

He was also awarded BAFTA Film Award, Audience Choice Award on multiple occasions. He’s a three times Oscar nominated man.