David Leitch Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Abhijeet Modi
Dec 08, 2023 By Abhijeet Modi
Originally Published on Jun 20, 2022
David Leitch has worked as a stunt double for famous actor, Brad Pitt!
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About David Leitch

David Leitch celebrates his birthday every year on November 16.

He is a famous American filmmaker, stunt performer, stunt coordinator as well as actor. He is married to Kelly Mccormick.

David Leitch first made his directorial debut in 2014. His directorial debut was in the film called 'John Wick,' where he worked with Chad Stahelski. However, the only person who was credited was Chad Stahelski. After that, he also directed the famous movie 'Deadpool 2', in 2018.

This movie is a sequel to the movie 'Deadpool', made in 2016. He also directed the movie named 'Atomic Blonde in 2017, which was a thriller movie. This movie starred Charlize Theron. In 2019 he also directed the movie 'Hobbs and Shaw,' this movie was a spin-off to the 'Fast and Furious' franchise.

David Leitch signed on to direct the movie, 'Undying Love.' This was released to the public in January 2019. This movie was based on the comic book series, which came out in a limited edition. These books were written by Daniel Freedman and Tomm Coker. After his successful movies, the director went on to direct 'The Fall Guy,' which is a stuntman drama for Universal Pictures. This movie stars Ryan Gosling.

Public notice for this was released in September 2020. David Leitch was also set to direct the movie 'Fast and Loose' which had the main role of the famous actor Will Smith for the producers and distributors STXfilms and Netflix. However, he declined the movie offer as he wanted to focus on his upcoming movie, 'The Fall Guy.'

David Leitch Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is David Leitch's net worth?

The estimated net with of the director, actor, and action star David Leitch is said to be around $1.5 million.

How much does David Leitch earn per year?

It is not known how much the filmmaker and director David Leitch earns per year.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is David Leitch?

David Leitch is said to be 5 ft 10 in (180 cm) tall.

How old is David Leitch?

David Leitch was born on November 16, 1975. He is 47 years, as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

David Leitch is open about his personal life. He was born on November 16, 1975, in the city of Kohler, Wisconsin in the United States of America. When David Leitch was young, he developed a taste for martial arts, and since there were no schools in Kohler to teach him, he self-taught through books in his garage. The information about his parents is unavailable as he keeps his family private. David Leitch does not have any siblings.

David Leitch enrolled himself in the University of Minnesota for his graduation. He also got a degree in martial arts from the Dan Inosanto Academy. David Leitch got his bachelor's degree in the field of International Relations and Education. David Leitch did teaching jobs for a while before opening a martial arts school.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is David Leitch's partner?

David Leitch, who is a famous filmmaker and director, and actor, has been married to the love of his life named Kelly McCormick. She also worked with him on the sets of 'Deadpool 2' as well as 'Atomic Blonde' as a creative partner. The couple does not have any children.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

David Leitch has worked as a stuntman for Brad Pitt as much as five times. He also played the stunt double for Jean-Claude Van Damme. The crew won two awards at the Screen Actors Guild Awards for The Bourne Ultimatum. David Leitch also won the Taurus World Stunt Award in 2018 along with Kai Martin whom he has worked. He has also written a book named 'Confessions of an Action Star,' which is a parody of all action films and the related action industry. This book was released in 2009.

Leitch, along with Chad Stahelski, opened a business as an action design production company called in 87Eleven, in 1997. For the movie called 'Ninja Assassin,' the duo worked as stunt coordinators. They also co-directed the film 'John Wick.' David was not credited for the movie despite his work. Leitch also produced the sequel to this movie. Stahelski solo directed this movie. David Leitch went on to solo direct various other famous movies like 'Atomic Blonde,' 'Deadpool 2,' and 'Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw.' His wife, Kelly Mccormick, acted as a producer for these movies.

David Leitch is a million-dollar film actor, film director, stuntman, writer, stunt coordinator, and producer. He co-directed 'John Wick' in 2014 along with Chad Stahelski, and he also served as one of the producers for 'John Wick'. David Leitch has also directed the movie 'Atomic Blonde' released in 2017, which stars Charlize Theron. David has also directed the box office hit and very well acclaimed 'Deadpool 2' in 2018. He is also the director of 'The Fast and Furious' spin-off, 'Hobbs and Shaw,' which was released in 2019. He also has many other movies to his name, like the Witch Hunters from 2013 and Frank Sledge.

Charity Work

During once Christmas Eve, the movie directed by David Leitch called 'Deadpool 2' put a re-release into the theaters with $1 from each ticket bought going to the charity named charity Fudge Cancer.

What awards has David Leitch won?

David Leitch, an action star and actor, has won various awards and has multiple nominations to his name for his many movies. In 2018, he won the CinEuphoriaTop Ten of the Year in the category Audience Award for his movie 'Atomic Blonde.' The actor and filmmaker also won a nomination for 'Deadpool 2' in the category Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media' at the Grammy award show in 2018. He shared this nomination along with John Houlihan, who was the music supervisor, and Ryan Reynolds, who was the compilation producer. 

David Leitch's Hobbies And Interests

David Leitch loves doing art in his leisure time. He does various martial arts such as boxing, wrestling, shoot wrestling as well Muay Thai. David Leitch was also in a national competition in kickboxing. 

Other Interesting David Leitch Facts And Trivia

  • The ethnicity of the filmmaker is unknown.
  • He met Chad Stahelski in LA, and he helped him start his career in Hollywood as a stuntman.
  • David Leitch has worked with Jonathan Seal in the movie, 'John Wick.'
  • The zodiac sign of the director is Scorpio.
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David Leitch Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

David Leitch

Date of Birth

1975-11-16

Nationality

American

Place of Birth

Kohler

Age

Height

180 cm

Occupation

Actor, Stuntman, Producer, Director

Net Worth

1500000

Partner

Kelly McCormic
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Written by Abhijeet Modi

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Abhijeet ModiMaster of Computer Science

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