Justin Hurwitz, 32 is an American film composer and television writer. He became popular for his work with college stimulate friend Damien Chazelle, is an American director and screenwriter. Moreover, Justin most notable for the 2016 musical romantic comedy-drama film La La Land. For which, he also won two Academy Awards: Best Original Score and Best Original Song. At the age of six, Justin began playing the piano.
Early life and Education
The La La Land star, Justin Hurwitz was born in the year 1985, in California, United States of America. He belongs to American nationality and is of mixed ethnical background. His family is from a Jewish background.
The budding composer, Justin Hurwitz is the son of Ken Hurwitz, a writer, and Gail, a ballet dancer, turned registered nurse. He started to play the piano from the age of six years old. By the time Justin reached the age of ten, he had composed his own songs. Hurwitz also attended Nicolet High School in Glendale, Wisconsin, after his family went to Wisconsin In 1998 while he was in eighth grade.
At the time, Justin Hurwitz also took some lessons along with pianist Stefanie Jacob at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music in Milwaukee. He studying at Harvard University, he also met director Damien Chazelle.
Moreover, they both played in the indie-pop band, Chester French together. Although his interest lied in classical music, Justin Hurwitz is a big fan of John Williams’ scores.
After Justine Hurwitz and Damien Chazelle had become roommates, they became a fast friend and shared a passion for music. Justine composed the music for the musical Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench, in which; Chazelle also made his debut.
Justine Hurwitz then gained a significant success after composing the songs for La La Land, which also featured John Hurwitz, John Legend, and Ryan Gosling as well. He is the producer of Curb Your Enthusiasm in 2017, and Jeff Garlin also featured the movie.
Unlike Justin Hurwitz’s professional life, his personal life not quite public. Although, he is a Hollywood celebrities and quite a famous one he doesn’t have any public record of love affairs, married or girlfriend as well.
Justin Hurwitz is one of the successful celebrity in Hollywood industry. He has earned an enormous amount of net worth from his career, which is believed to be more than $1 million. Justin composed and orchestrated the songs and score for the 2016 romantic comedy film La La Land.
The movie was budgeted $30 million and grossed a whopping a box office collection of $443.9 million. Therefore, Justin is a successful composer in the industry.