Nic Pizzolatto is an Emmy-nominated writer, producer, and director. He is prominent for creating and writing the critically acclaimed crime drama series True Detective.

Nic Pizzolatto: Age & Height

Pizzolatto is 44 years old as of now. He was born on October 18, 1975, in New Orleans, Louisiana, as Nicholas Austin Pizzolatto. Moreover, talking about his height, Nic is 5 ft and 9 in (1.75 m) tall.

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Childhood, Parents, Education

Pizzolatto grew up in a rural area of Lake Charles, Louisiana, in a working-class Catholic family. His parents are attorney Nick Pizzolatto Jr. and Sheila Sierra Pizzolatto. As a matter of fact, Nic is of Italian, German, French, Polish, English, and Spanish descent.

The 44-year-old studied at St. Louis Catholic High School. He later attended Louisiana State University on a visual arts scholarship and earned a B.A. in English and philosophy.

Pizzolatto received his master’s degree in Creative Writing from the University of Arkansas in 2006. There, he was also a recipient of Lily Peter Fellowship for poetry and the 2003-2004 Walton Fellowship for fiction.

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Nic Pizzolatto net worth

Pizzolatto’s net worth is estimated at $1 million. He started his career in entertainment as a screenwriter for AMC’s crime drama The Killing.

He then created, produced, wrote, and served as showrunner for HBO’s True Detective. Although details about his original and re-up deal with HBO has not been disclosed, he is estimated to have pulled in hefty sum at the end of the show’s run.

The 44-year-old taught literature at various universities and was a successful novelist before transitioning to television in 2010. Moreover, he has received several awards, including British Academy Television Award in 2015 and an Emmy-nomination for Outstanding Writing in 2014.

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Wife & Children

Pizzolatto lives a super-private life with his wife, Amy, and their daughter, in Ojai, California. You can follow him on Instagram at @nicpizzolatto to know more about his professional life and get a rare glimpse into his private life.