Barry Jenkins

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Birthday
19, 1979
Birthplace
Miami, FL
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
19, 1979 (age 38)
Birthplace
Miami, FL

About

Director and writer whose 2016 film Moonlight earned him Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay. He made his directorial debut with the 2008 feature Medicine for Melancholy.

Before Fame

He studied film at Florida State University. He also worked as a carpenter.

Trivia

He co-founded the advertising company Strike Anywhere.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Miami, Florida. His father died when he was 12 and he separated earlier from his mother.

Associated With

His hit 2016 film Moonlight features actors Mahershala Ali and Naomie Harris.