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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.
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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.
Family and Personal Life
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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.
Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts
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|Ava Marie DuVernay
|Age (as of today)
|Date of Birth
|August 24, 1972
|Place of Birth
|Long Beach, California, U.S.
|1.67 m, 5 feet 6 inches
|65 kg, 143.5 lbs
|Net Worth / Wealth
Height, Weight, and Age
Ava DuVernay's height is pretty average measuring 1.67 m. Boasting a weight of 65 kg. Being born on August 24, 1972, translates to an age of 51 years as of todays date (February 29, 2024).
There was a time when I was knocking on doors and concerned with being recognized in dominant culture. I’ve found a space where the terrain is different, where I’m embraced by people like me, and where I’m building new ways of doing things, as opposed to trying to insert myself in a place that might not be welcoming.Ava DuVernay
Women have been trained in our culture and society to ask for what we want instead of taking what we want. We’ve been really indoctrinated with this culture of permission. I think it’s true for women, and I think it’s true for people of color. It’s historic, and it’s unfortunate and has somehow become part of our DNA. But that time has passed.Ava DuVernay
It’s not enough even to have one black Barbie… because black women are not a monolith.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
If you’re doing something outside of dominant culture, there’s not an easy place for you. You will have to do it yourself.Ava DuVernay