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Gia Coppola Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Gia Coppola Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 54 kg
Date of Birth January 1, 1987
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Eye Color Light Brown

Gia Coppola is an American film director and screenwriter who has been a part of projects like Palo Alto and Mainstream. She has also directed the music videos of songs like Blood Orange’s You’re Not Good Enough, Carly Rae Jepsen‘s Cut to the Feeling, and Yves Tumor’s Applaud. She first gained popularity for being the granddaughter of Francis Ford Coppola and the niece of Roman Coppola and Sofia Coppola.

Born Name

Gian-Carla Coppola

Nick Name

Gia Coppola

Gia Coppola during MOCA Gala presented by Louis Vuitton in May 2015
Gia Coppola during MOCA Gala presented by Louis Vuitton in May 2015

Sun Sign


Born Place

Los Angeles, California, United States




Gia Coppola attended the Archer School for Girls in West Los Angeles.

However, she dropped out of school before her graduation and was home-schooled thereafter. She eventually cleared GED tests.

Gia also went to a community college and later attended Bard College in New York to study photography.


Film director, actress, screenwriter


  • Father – Gian-Carlo Coppola (Former Film Producer)
  • Mother – Jacqui de la Fontaine
  • Siblings – None
  • Others – Francis Ford Coppola (Paternal Grandfather), Peter Getty (Stepfather), Carmine Coppola (Great Grandfather), Francesco Pennino (Great Great Grandfather) Eleanor Coppola (Grandmother), Italia Coppola (Great Grandmother), Sofia Coppola (Paternal Aunt), Roman Coppola (Paternal Uncle), Nicolas Cage (Cousin), Jason Schwartzman (Cousin), Christopher Coppola (Cousin)




5 ft 8 in or 173 cm (Approx)


54 kg or 119 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Gia Coppola dated –

  1. Sam Freilich – Gia Coppola is in relationship with the literary agent Sam Freilich. Gia started dating Sam in her early 20s. They decided to separate for a short period before reuniting in 2014. Gia spends some of her time in New York living with Sam.
Gia Coppola with Sam Freilich during a private party
Gia Coppola with Sam Freilich during a private party

Race / Ethnicity


She is of Italian descent.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Bangs in her hairdo
  • Prominent nose
  • High cheekbones


33-24-34 in or 84-61-86 cm

Dress Size

2 (US) or 34 (EU)

Gia Coppola at the God's Love We Deliver Golden Heart Awards in October 2016
Gia Coppola at the God’s Love We Deliver Golden Heart Awards in October 2016

Brand Endorsements

Gia Coppola has her own line of wine that goes with by nickname, Gia. The wine is made and marketed by her family’s winery, Francis Ford Coppola Winery.

Gia has a commercial deal with Everlane collection, which allows her to design her own range of clothes.

Best Known For

  • Belonging to the famous Coppola family, which includes the director of iconic Godfather movies.
  • Directing the highly acclaimed Palo Alto ­movie, which was inspired by James Franco’s short story collection.

First Film

As Director, Gia’s first movie was the 2012 short drama film Casino Moon, for which she had also written script.

As Actress, Gia’s first film was Woody Allen’s New York Stories for her role as Baby Zoe in 1989.

Personal Trainer

In an interview given to Marie Claire UK, Gia revealed that she isn’t taken by the healthy eating fad. Basically, she is very bad at eating healthy and has no qualms in eating the cheeseburger or any other fast food.

Gia Coppola Favorite Things

  • Books – Nine Stories (By J. D. Salinger), Victory (By Joseph Conrad), Elia Kazan: A life (By Elia Kazan), The Lonely Doll (By Dare Wright), The Marriage Plot (By Jeffrey Eugenides), Middlesex (By Jeffrey Eugenides), The Sea, the Sea (By Iris Murdoch), The Far Side of Dollar (By Ross Macdonald), The Hawkline Monster: A Gothic Monster (By Richard Brautigan), Please Kill Me: The Oral History of Punk (By Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain)
  • TV Show – Keeping up with the Kardashians
  • Singer – Kanye West

SourceNY Times, Marie Claire

Gia Coppola puts on sizzling appearance during the premiere of her movie Palo Alto in May 2014
Gia Coppola puts on a sizzling appearance during the premiere of her movie Palo Alto in May 2014

Gia Coppola Facts

  1. Gia Coppola was hired by her aunt Sofia Coppola as a staff assistant for the costume department for the shooting of one of her movies.
  2. Gia loved her aunt Sofia Coppola’s movie The Virgin Suicides so much that she had the poster of the movie on the wall of her bedroom.
  3. Gia’s teen bedroom was used as Emma Robert’s character’s bedroom in the movie Palo Alto.
  4. James Franco asked Gia to make a movie based on his book Palo Alto, after seeing collection of photographs Gia had taken while working with Japanese Vogue.
  5. Gia is very close to her grandfather Francis Ford Coppola and as a child, used to accompany him on his European trips. She used to have a walkie-talkie strapped to her in case she needed him for help.
  6. Gia never got to meet her father Gian-Carlo Coppola, who died in a boating accident while his wife was 7 months pregnant with Gia.
  7. After completing her 3-year photography course from Bard College, she briefly entertained an idea of becoming a bartender.
  8. Coppola loves to spend summer holidays at her family vineyard in Napa Valley and catching crawfish with his uncle Roman Coppola.
  9. Gia’s movie direction style and technique is considered very similar to her aunt Sofia’s working style.
  10. After college, she used to work as a creative consultant in Twixt, which was a horror-thriller movie produced and directed by her grandfather Francis Ford Coppola.
  11. Gia has directed a four-part video series in partnership with Gucci. Watch these videos on Vogue magazine.
  12. Gia has also starred as a muse for Rosetta Getty (designer) for the editorial photo series done by photographer Amy Sioux.

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