The screen version of the play “Death of a salesman” features actor Dustin Hoffman who defined the role of Willy Loman. He is a one in a generation actor. He has won two Academy Awards, four BAFTAs, two Emmy Awards and a whopping six Golden Globe Awards. He is also a recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award in 1999 and the Kennedy Center Honors Award in 2012. The Graduation movie star is also quite successful in his personal life. He has always spent valuable time with his family.
Dustin Hoffman Bio – Age, Brother, Ethnicity, Net Worth
Dustin was born to Jewish parents, Harry and Lillian Hoffman, who were residents of Los Angeles in August 1937. Being His father was close to the industrial premises with a job as a prop supervisor for Columbia Pictures. He is named after actor Dustin Farnum, the 81-year-old has a brother Ronald Hoffman who is an economist.
Dustin boasts a net worth of about $50 million. Even though he was a student of music, Dustin opted to pursue acting defying his family dreams.
Questions About Dustin Hoffman Being Gay
The sexuality of Dustin has been questioned multiple times but the marriage of the actor with two different women is enough to prove the fact that he isn’t homosexual. In 2010, Dustin kissed actor Jason Bateman on the lips during a Lakers’ game-kiss cam.
Dustin Hoffman was also accused by several women during Me Too movement. The incident took place seven years after him kissing Jason. The events had a huge impact as some of the women were reportedly in their teen years when the incident took place. Dustin has, however, rubbished all the allegations against him with support from his family and Bill Murray.
Dustin Hoffman Family: Children And Wife
Dustin has been married to his wife Lisa Hoffman since October 1980. The couple has hardly found any issue so serious to leave a huge impact on their relationship. They have endured ups and downs of marriage to make it as strong as it is now. He was friends with Lisa through his family before even they both got married. Dustin and Lisa have an age difference of 17 years. They both met for the first time when she was 10 years old and were reunited when he was 39 years old at his grandfather’s wedding.
The couple was blessed with Jacob Edward in 1981 who is the first of four children. The rest being Rebecca Lilian, Maxwell Geoffrey, & Alexandra Lydia “Ali” who are born between 1983 and 1987. Dustin is also a father of two children whose mother is Anna Byrne Hoffman. They were both married for eleven years between 1969 and 1980.