Quick Facts Laura Dern

  • NameLaura Dern
  • Birth NameLaura Elizabeth Dern
  • FatherDiane Ladd
  • MotherBruce Dern
  • NationalityAmerican
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionActress
  • Net Worth$12 million
  • Eye ColorBlue
  • Hair ColorBrown
  • Face ColorWhite
  • Body Measurements34-25-34
  • Breast Size34B
  • Waist Size25
  • Hip Size34
  • Married toBen Harper (m. 2005)
  • ChildrenEllery Walker Harper, Jaya Harper
  • DivorceBen Harper (div.2013)
  • EducationLee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute ,University of California, Los Angeles
  • SiblingsDiane Elizabeth Dern

`Laura Dern is a renowned American actress known for her prominent performances in the movies like Jurassic Park (1993), The Fault in Our Stars (2014), Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) etc. Furthermore, she has also worked in the television series like Happy Endings, King of the Hill, The Last Man on Earth. During her career, Dern has won many awards including Golden Globe award,  Academy Award as well as Emmy Award.

Talented Laura is once a married woman, but now she is divorced and single. Besides her husband, she has been in relationship other boyfriend during her early age.

Laura Dern Early life and Education

Laura Dern was born on February 10, 1967, in California, the United States to Diane Ladd and Bruce Dern. Both of her parents are actors. Dern grew up along with her sibling sister Diane Elizabeth Dern. Furthermore, she is the grand-daughter of former Utah governor and Secretary of War, George Dern. At the age of two, her parents got divorced so she stayed along with her mother.

Instagram: Laura Dern with her grandmother;

Dern completed her graduation from the University of California, Los Angeles. Furthermore, she also attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute for her higher studies.

Laura Dern Career

In 1973, Laura Dern made her first film debut in her mother’s movie White Lightning. Furthermore, she also appeared in the movies like Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (1974),  Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains etc. However, in 1982, Dern became the first young actress to win the Miss Golden Globe. But from 1985- 1990, she failed to get good accomplishment in her acting.

Youtube: Rambling Rose

Later in 1992, Dern and her mother appeared in the movie Rambling Rose. Well for their outstanding performance in the following movie, Dern and her mother became the first mother and daughter to be nominated for Academy Award. After that, she starred in the movies and television series which are listed below


  • Citizen Ruth-1996
  • Bastard Out of Carolina-1996
  • A Season for Miracles-1999
  • Dr. T & the Women-2000
  • Daddy and Them-2001
  • Jurassic Park III-2001
  • Focus-2001
  • Happy Endings-2005
  • Inland Empire-2006
  • Tenderness-2009
  • Everything Must Go-2010
  • The Fault in Our Stars-2014
  • The Founder-2016
  • Wilson-2017

Television Series

  • Within These Walls-2001
  • Damaged Care-2002
  • King of the Hill-2002-03
  • Recount-2008
  • Call Me Crazy: A Five Film-2013
  • Drunk History-2014
  • The Mindy Project-2015

In 2017, Lauren Dern appeared in different movies like Wilson, The Good Time Girls and Downsizing. Furthermore, she also appeared in the sequel to Star Wars: The Last Jedi. 

Youtube: Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer

Besides this, her television series includes Twin Peaks, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, The Last Man on Earth and Big Little Lies. 

Youtube: Big Little Lies: First Day of School;

Moreover, since 2015, Dern still appears in the series F Is for Family. In 2018, She will be appearing in the movie JT LeRoy as a role of Laura Albert.

Laura Dern Personal life

Currently, Laura Dern is single. However, in past, she was married to her husband, Ben Harper. This couple met each other at a concert in 2000 and started dating. Later in 2005, they a knot with each other. Furthermore, this couple together has a son Ellery Walker and daughter  Jaya.

Laura Dern and her family, Source: chicksinfo.com

But even having two children, they failed to continue their relationship and divorced in 2013. Besides this, Dern also dated other guys which are listed below

  • Treat Williams (1984 – 1985)
  • Kyle MacLachlan(1985 – 1989)
  • Renny Harlin (1991)
  • Vincent Spano(1992)
  • Jeff Goldblum (1995 – 1997)
  • Billy Bob Thornton (1997 – 2000)
  • Common (2016)

Laura Dern Net worth

Accounting her financial status, Laura Dern has earned a decent amount of money from her long acting career. Furthermore, she is also able to earn many fans in her social sites like Instagram and Twitter. According to the recent data, her estimated net worth is $12 million.