Laura Dern Married Status, Family Details, Children & Facts

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Laura Dern Married Status, Family Details, Children & Facts

Quick Information

  • Date of Birth 1967-02-10
  • Age 54 Years 4 Month(s)
  • Nationality American
  • Profession Actress
  • Birth Name Laura Elizabeth Dern
  • Zodiac Sign Aquarius
  • Ethnicity/Race Mixed
  • Father Bruce Dern
  • Mother Diane Ladd
  • Sister/s Diane Elizabeth Dern
  • Son/s Ellery Walker Harper
  • Daughter/s Jaya Harper
  • Relationship Status Single
  • Divorce/Split Yes (Once)
  • Ex-Boyfriend Baron Davis (2017), Billy Bob Thornton (1997-1999)
  • Ex-Husband Ben Harper (m. 2005–2013)
  • Net Worth $20 Million (Estimated)
  • Career 1973–present
  • High School The Buckley School
  • College University of California, Los Angeles
  • Height/ How Tall? 5' 10" (1.78 m)
  • Weight 61 kg (135 lbs)
  • Feet (Shoe) Size 11 (US)
  • Hair Long
  • Hair Color Blonde
  • Eye Color Blue
  • Body Measurements 34-25-33 inches
  • Lesbian No

Actress Laura Dern is best known for her role in movies such as Rambling Rose (1991), Jurassic Park (1993), and Wild At Heart (1990).

Her work in TV projects is equally significant as well. In 2017, the actress took home the Primetime Emmy Award for her role in the TV series Big Little Lies (2017).

Likewise, a year later, for the same role, she received a Golden Globe Award in the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series.

Laura Dern's Dating Status

Laura is dating former NBA star Baron Davis who was associated with Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Hornets team. News of Laura dating him started to surface online when she was spotted with the athlete in December 2017. 

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Pictures of the two sharing PDA filled moments were first posted by the US Weekly 27th December that year. In the picture, the pair could be seen spending time for lunch. 


Laura Dern and boyfriend Baron Davis as seen in December 2017 (Photo:

On the other hand, the actress' boyfriend is still in the process of finalizing his divorce with his ex-partner, Isabella Brewster-Davis.

Past Relationship, Kids

Laura was previously married to Grammy Award-winning singer Ben Harper. She first met him during one of his concerts in 2000. Eventually, after dating for a year, the two married in 2005. 

But, the actress and her husband divorced in Septemeber 2013. Although the marriage didn't last, their relation resulted in the birth of two children. Their son, Ellery, was born on 21st August 2001 whereas their daughter, Jaya, arrived in the world on 28th November 2004. 


Laura Dern lunches with son Ellery & daughter Jaya Harper in Brentwood, California on 12th November 2014 (Photo:

As of today, the Blue Velvet actress's then-husband has been married to social advocate Jaclyn Matfus since 2015.

Wins an Oscar

In 2019, Laura portrayed the role of a predatory divorce lawyer in the critically acclaimed movie, Marriage Story (2019). The role went onto become a major step in her long-running career as she won her first Academy Award from it.

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At the 92nd Academy Award held on 10th February 2020, she won in the category Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance in Marriage Story. Accepting the award and thanking her parents along with the movie's director, Noah Baumbach, she said,

This is the best birthday present ever.

Although it was Laura's first win at the Oscar's, she was nominated previously in 1992 and 2015. She bagged the nomination for her performance in movies like Rambling Rose (1991) and Wild (2014).


Laura was born on 10th February 1967 in Los Angeles, California.