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Ava DuVernay is a popular American filmmaker and film distributor. She has been the recipient of the Directing Award at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival for the film “Middle of Nowhere.” This achievement made her the first black woman to win the award. Her direction of the 2014 historical drama film landed her the nomination for a Golden Globe Award for Best Director. She has directed the 2014 movie “Selma,” which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture.
Ava DuVernay has been very successful throughout the years.
Before entering into her film making career, she has worked as a junior publicist at 20th Century Fox, Savoy Pictures, and other PR agencies. She had even opened her PR firm in 1999, which was called “DVAPR.” Through her firm, she had worked on campaigns for movies and TV shows such as “Shrek 2”, “The Terminal,” “Collateral,” and more. Her other ventures include “Urban Beauty Collective,” which is a promotional network, and “HelloBeautiful,” which is a digital platform for women of color.
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Ava DuVernay is a very private person, and there isn’t a lot available about her personal life. However, she has been linked to popular American rapper Common in the past.
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|Full/Real Name||Ava Marie DuVernay|
|Age (as of today)||51 years|
|Date of Birth||August 24, 1972|
|Place of Birth||Long Beach, California, U.S.|
|Height||1.67 m, 5 feet 6 inches|
|Weight||65 kg, 143.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$70 Million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Ava DuVernay's height is pretty average measuring 1.67 m. Ava DuVernay weighs 65 kg. Being born on August 24, 1972, translates to an age of 51 years as of todays date (November 19, 2023).
It’s not enough even to have one black Barbie… because black women are not a monolith.Ava DuVernay
When we’re talking about diversity, it’s not a box to check. It is a reality that should be deeply felt and held and valued by all of us.Ava DuVernay
I think that black people making art, women making art, and certainly black women making art is a disruptive endeavor – and it’s one that I enjoy extremely.Ava DuVernay
Why do we always have to see black people in hindsight? Why are the Hollywood movies always historical? What about the contemporary image of black people?Ava DuVernay
I love to see people just being regal in their own skin; it’s just when they know who they are.Ava DuVernay