Patty Jenkins Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Patty Jenkins Quick Info
Height 5 ft 5 in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth July 24, 1971
Zodiac Sign Leo
Spouse Sam Sheridan

Patty Jenkins is an American director, producer, and screenwriter whose notable film credits include widely-acclaimed films like Monster (2003) and Wonder Woman (2017). She has more than 300k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Patricia Lea Jenkins

Nick Name

Patty

Patty Jenkins as seen speaking at the San Diego Comic-Con International in 2016
Patty Jenkins as seen speaking at the San Diego Comic-Con International in 2016 (Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Victorville, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Patty earned her undergraduate degree in 1993 from The Cooper Union.

In 2000, she received her M.A. degree in Directing from the illustrious American Film Institute’s AFI Conservatory.

Occupation

Director, Producer, Screenwriter

Family

  • Father – William Jenkins (Air Force Captain, Fighter Pilot)
  • Mother – Emily Roth (Environmental Scientist)
  • Siblings – Elaine Roth (Older Sister), Jessica Jenkins (Younger Sister)
  • Others – Daniel Jenkins, Jr. (Paternal Grandfather), Donna C. Normandin Walter/Walters (Paternal Grandmother), Walter Winfield Roth (Maternal Grandfather), Patricia Boggeman (Maternal Grandmother)

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 5 in or 165 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Patty has dated –

  1. Sam Sheridan – Patty is married to author and former firefighter Sam Sheridan since 2007. They have a son together named Asa.
Patty Jenkins, Chris Pine, and Gal Gadot speaking at the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con International
Patty Jenkins, Chris Pine, and Gal Gadot speaking at the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con International (Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

She has English, German, Welsh, and Norwegian ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Dimpled smile

Patty Jenkins as seen at the 2017 WonderCon for Wonder Woman in California
Patty Jenkins as seen at the 2017 WonderCon for Wonder Woman in California (Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Patty Jenkins Facts

  1. She was chosen as the runner-up for the ‘2017 Time Person of the Year’ by Time Magazine.
  2. Patty became the first woman to helm a major superhero film in 2017. Under her direction, Wonder Woman starring Gal Gadot became an international box office success.
  3. She is distantly related to Cleopatra (1963) actor Richard Burton, who was her father William’s 2nd cousin.
  4. Patty shares her birthday with famed actress Lynda Carter, who immortalized Wonder Woman on television. Carter was born on July 24, 1951; twenty years before Jenkins.
  5. She credits the 1978 film Superman with Christopher Reeve as her inspiration to get into direction.

Featured Image by Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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