Hans Florian Zimmer aka Hans Zimmer is a German composer as well as a record producer. He has composed original music for over 150 films and some of his notable movie work includes The Dark Knight Trilogy, The Lion King.

Short-Bio of Hans Zimmer

Hans Zimmer was born on September 12, 1957, in Frankfurt, Main, West Germany as Hans Florian Zimmer. He was born to Hans J. Zimmer and Brigitte Zimmer. He holds German nationality and belongs to German ethnicity.

While talking about education, he was thrown out of different schools in Germany. Later on, he joined Hurtwood House School.

He has a tall height of 5 feet 10 inches (178cm) and body weight of around 83kg.

Married To Suzanne Zimmer After Divorce With Vicki Carolin

The 62 years old Hans Zimmer has married twice. As of now, he is in a marital relationship with Suzanne Zimmer. They met each other in 1992 and later on got married. Together they have shared three kids: Brigitte, Annabel, and Jake

Hans Zimmer with his wife, Suzanne Zimmer

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Previously, he was married to Vicki Carolin. They shared the wedding vows on March 19, 1982; however, after 10 years of marriage, they divorced. Together they shared a daughter named Zoe Zimmer.

What Is His Net Worth As Of 2020?

Hans Zimmer who has been able to win Academy Award is one of the richest film score composers. As of 2020, his net worth is calculated to be around $200 million as per the celebrity net worth.

The major portion of his income is possible from his original music to compose for more than 150 movies that he has done. As per some of the tabloid sources he receives around $2 million for every film that he works on. Here is the list of some of his movie works which has earned huge at the box office.

  • The Lion King – $968.5 million
  • Rain Man – $354.8 million
  • Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl – $654.3 million
  • Pearl Harbor – $449.2 million
  • Kung Fu Panda – $631.7 million
  • Iron Man – $585.2 million
  • Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End – $963.4 million


As of now, the record producer is living in Malibu, California, where he purchased the house for $4.8 million. Also, he has a house in Germany but the details are not available.

Back in 2014, he bought $1.68 million apartment in Manhattan. The condo has which has featured  two-bedroom is situated in an old, brick building that overlooks Gramercy park.


He has Bentley Continental, BMW, Range Rover in his car collection. As per some of the sources, his car collection is worth around $4 million.

Career in Brief!!!

Hans Zimmer started his career back in the 1970s as a keyboardist for the band Krakatoa. In 1979 he joined The Buggles and appeared in the video for Video Killed the Radio Star.

Later on, he collaborated with composer Stanley Myers to produce film scores. Together they worked in several movies such as My Beautiful Launderette, Moonlighting, Best Revenge, and so on.

After this, he started his career as a score producer. He produced The Last Emperor, which won an Oscar for the Best Original Score in 1987. Following this, he worked in Rain Man which won four Oscars.

Some of his other notable work includes in The Lion King, Pearl Harbor, Kung Fu Panda, The Dark Knight Trilogy and many others.

Apart from composing music, he has also tried his hands in acting and has appeared in movies such as Fox and the Hound 2, The Iron Giant, and Osmosis Jones.

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