Born on March 27, 1963, in Knoxville, Tennessee, Quentin Tarantino is the only child born to Connie McHugh and actor Tony Tarantino. The successful filmmaker has reached the age of 55, as of 2019.
Likewise, he is Aries, and people with this zodiac sign are said to be creative, fiery, independent, and stylish.
Similarly, his father belongs to Italian descent and his mother is of Cherokee and Irish ancestry. His parents who met during at a trip to Los Angeles had a brief relationship. His mother left Los Angeles and moved to Knoxville after her divorce with Tony. Tarantino and his mother moved back to Los Angeles in 1966.
After arriving in Los Angeles, Tarantino’s mother married musician Curtis Zastoupil and the family moved to Torrance, a city in Los Angeles. Tarantino’s stepfather helped encouraged him to develop his love towards movies and accompanied him to several film screenings.
Similarly, her mother also allowed him to watch movies with adult content such as Carnal Knowledge and Deliverance. His mother suffered a misdiagnosis of Hodgkin’s lymphoma, after her divorce with Zastoupil in 1973. During her mother’s treatment, he was sent to his grandparents’ home in Tennessee, where he remained less than a year and returned to California.
Talking about Tarantino’s relationship status, he is a married man but has no children. Well, he had long list dating history. He briefly dated actress and comedian, Kathy Griffin in 1995. Similarly, he dated an actress, Mira Sorvino for around two years from 1996-1998.
In the same way, he dated other actresses such as Vivica A. Fox (2002), Sofia Coppola (2003-2004), Shar Jackson (2005), Dana Flynn (2006-2009), and Nichole Garcia (2012).
Currently, Tarantino is in a relationship with Israeli singer Daniella Pick, daughter of musician Svika Pick. The duo met when Tarantino was in Israel to promote Inglourious Basterds in the year 2009.
They became engaged on June 30, 2017, and got married on November 28, 2018, in a Jewish ceremony.
Quentin Tarantino’s career started at an early age of 14; he wrote one his earliest works, a screenplay called Captain Peachfuzz and the Anchovy Bandit, which was based on Hal Needham’s 1977 film Smokey and the Bandit.
Similarly, he dropped out of Narbonne High School in Harbor City, Los Angeles, and then worked as an usher at a porn theater called Pussycat Theater in Torrance.
Tarantino’s career came to the breakthrough point after he received his first paid assignment in the early 90s when American director Robert Kurtzman hired him to write the script for a 1996 crime and horror film From Dusk Till Dawn.
Similarly, Tarantino received an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay (shared with Roger Avary) for writing, directing and acting, in the black comedy crime film Pulp Fiction in 1994. The movie was one of the biggest hits of his career grossing $213.9 million at the box office. The film starred John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman, Harvey Keitel, and Tim Roth, among others. Additionally, Pulp Fiction has been widely regarded as Tarantino’s masterpiece, with particular praise for its screenwriting.
Tarantino’s another successful hit is a 2009 war film, Inglourious Basterds starring Brad Pitt, Christoph Waltz, Michael Fassbender, and Eli Roth, among others. The movie was one of his successful hits grossing $321.5 at the box office.
Quentin Tarantino is also known for his other works such as Reservoir Dogs (1992), Jackie Brown (1997), Kill Bill (2003-Vol. 1/2004-Vol. 2), Death Proof (2007), Django Unchained (2012), and The Hateful Eight (2015).
Quentin Tarantino’s net worth is $100 million at present. He has amassed a huge sum of money in the past few years. He has probably earned more than millions of dollars from his successful film career.
Tarantino owns a house in Hollywood Hills. He currently lives in his luxurious mansion located in Los Angeles, California. As of March 2018, the director has kept his Pulp Fiction house for sale for $1.4 million.