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Francis Ford Coppola Height, Weight, Age, Education, Daughter

Francis Ford Coppola Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11¾ in
Weight 89 kg
Date of Birth April 7, 1939
Zodiac Sign Aries
Eye Color Hazel

Francis Ford Coppola is a legendary American director, producer, and screenwriter who is revered worldwide for directing classic films like The Godfather (1972), The Godfather Part II (1974), Apocalypse Now (1979), The Conversation (1974), Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992), The Outsiders (1983), The Rainmaker (1997), Peggy Sue Got Married (1986), Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988), etc.

Born Name

Francis Ford Coppola

Nick Name

Thomas Colchart, Science, Ichabod

Francis Ford Coppola as seen at the Cannes Film Festival in 1996
Francis Ford Coppola as seen at the Cannes Film Festival in 1996 (Georges Biard / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Detroit, Michigan, United States





Director, Producer, Screenwriter


  • Father – Carmine Coppola (Composer, Flautist, Pianist, Songwriter)
  • Mother – Italia Coppola (née Pennino)
  • Siblings – August Coppola (Older Brother), Talia Shire (Younger Sister) (Actress)
  • OthersNicolas Cage (Nephew) (Actor, Producer), Jason Schwartzman (Nephew) (Actor, Musician)

Net Worth

Francis Ford Coppola’s net worth was $400 million according to




5 ft 11¾ in or 182 cm


89 kg or 196 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Francis Ford Coppola has dated –

  1. Eleanor Jessie Neil (1963-2024) – He got married to Eleanor Jessie Neil, a writer and documentary filmmaker, on February 2, 1963. The couple parented son Gian-Carlo Coppola (September 17, 1963-May 26, 1986), son Roman Coppola (b. April 22, 1965), and daughter Sofia Coppola (b. May 14, 1971). He lost his wife in April 2024. She was 87 and died at her home in Rutherford, California.
Francis Ford Coppola as seen in 1976
Francis Ford Coppola as seen in 1976 (NBC / Wikimedia / Public Domain)

Race / Ethnicity


He has Italian ancestry.

Hair Color


However, his hair has turned mostly ‘Gray’ due to his advancing age.

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Intense gaze
  • He sports a beard and mustache.

Francis Ford Coppola’s Favorite Things

  • Actress – Jane Powell
  • Films From His Own FilmographyApocalypse Now (1979), The Rain People (1969), Rumble Fish (1983), The Conversation (1974), Youth Without Youth (2007)
  • MoviesAshes and Diamonds (1958), The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), I Vitelloni (1953), The Bad Sleep Well (1960), Yojimbo (1961), Singin’ in the Rain (1952), The King of Comedy (1982), Raging Bull (1980), The Apartment (1960), Sunrise (1927)

SourceIMDb, Wikipedia

Francis Ford Coppola as seen at the San Diego Comic-Con in 2011
Francis Ford Coppola as seen at the San Diego Comic-Con in 2011 (Gerald Geronimo / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Francis Ford Coppola Facts

  1. He was sick with polio as a child and, it was during this time that he developed a keen interest in moves and puppet theater.
  2. Coppola was named the ’21st Greatest Director Of All Time’ by Entertainment Weekly in 1996.
  3. He is one of the only few directors who has received the Academy Award for ‘Best Picture’, ‘Best Director’, and ‘Best Screenplay (Original / Adapted)’ for a single film. He bagged all the 3 awards in 1975 for The Godfather Part II (1974). Other filmmakers to join him in this achievement are Leo McCarey, Billy Wilder, James L. Brooks, Peter Jackson, Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Alejandro Iñárritu, Bong Joon-ho, Daniel Kwan, and Daniel Scheinert.
  4. Coppola’s close friend, George Lucas based the character of Han Solo (played by Harrison Ford) from the Star Wars film series on him.
  5. He has cited Elia Kazan as his greatest inspiration as a director and writer.
  6. The famous novelist John Grisham considers the Coppola-directed 1997 film, The Rainmaker to be the best adaptation of one of his books.
  7. He suffers from bipolar disorder.
  8. Coppola was born on the same day as Sir David Frost i.e., April 7, 1939.

Featured Image by Georges Biard / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

Did we miss anyone?


  1. His height is 181.5 cm and his weight is 85 kg. Currently his height is 181.5 cm and his current weight is around 85 kg.

  2. His current weight is around 85 kg. A claim said 85 kg. He seems a bit heavier than 89 kg. He once claimed to being 230-290 lbs. Now 85-105 kg could seem right.


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