Dustin Lance Black Biography and Wiki
Dustin Lance Black is an American screenwriter, film and television producer, director as well as an LGBT rights activist. He is a founding board member of the American Foundation for Equal Rights and the author of 8, a staged reenactment of the federal trial that resulted in California’s Proposition 8 being overturned by a federal court.
Black wrote and directed the romance film The Journey of Jared Price and the coming-of-age short film Something Close to Heaven in 2000. In 2001, he directed and starred in the documentary On the Bus, about six guys on a road trip through Nevada and an adventure at Burning Man. He was hired as the only Mormon writer on the HBO drama series Big Love, which follows a polygamous household.
He has written for all three seasons, starting as a staff writer in season one and progressing to executive story editor in season two before being elevated to co-producer in season three. Black appears as himself in the documentary film Hollywood to Dollywood (originally released in 2011).
Mama’s Boy: A Story From Our Americas, Black’s autobiography, was released in 2019. A Life Like Mine, based on Black’s screenplay, will be directed by Paris Barclay, while The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, based on Tom Wolfe’s book, will be directed by Gus Van Sant.
Dustin Lance Black Age
Black is 48 years old as of 2022, he was born on June 10, 1974, in Sacramento County, California, USA. He Celebrates his birthday on the 10th of June every year.
Dustin Lance Black Height and Weight
Black stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches with a moderate weight of 72Kg.
Dustin Lance Black Family and Parents
When Black was a child, his father, Raul Garrison, abandoned his polio-stricken mother, Roseanna, and his two brothers, Marcus Raul and Todd Bryant. They were raised in a Mormon home, first in San Antonio, Texas, and then in Salinas, California. Black graduated with honors in 1996 from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Theater, Film, and Television (UCLA).
Dustin Lance Black Husband | Partner
In March 2013, Black began dating British Olympic champion Tom Daley, who is 20 years his junior; they live in Southwark, London. They announced their engagement in October 2015, and they married in May 2017 at Bovey Castle in Devon. Black and Daley revealed they were expecting their first child on February 14, 2018, and their boy was born in June via surrogacy.
Dustin Lance Black Son
Black and his son welcomed their son Robert Ray Black-Daley in 2018 via surrogacy.
Dustin Lance Black Wedding
Black and his husband held their wedding in May 2017, in a wonderful ceremony at Bovey Castle in Devon attended by their family and friends.
Dustin Lance Black Net Worth
Dustin has an estimated net worth of $6 million as of 2021