Lynn Nottage Biography
Lynn Nottage is a multi-award-winning American playwright and screenwriter born in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Nottage is best known for her incredible plays Intimate Apparel, Ruined, Sweat, and Clyde’s among others. Nottage’s works are celebrated for their attractive storytelling, deep character development, and exploration of complex social issues.
Moreover, Lynn is an associate professor of playwriting at Columbia University. For her amazing plays, Nottage is a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama award for her play Ruined in 2009 and for the play Sweat in 2017 becoming the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama two times. Additionally, Lynn was included in Time magazine’s 2019 list of the 100 Most Influential People and received the Distinguished Achievement in the American Theatre Award in 2022.
12 Quick Facts About Lynn Nottage
- Real Name: Lynn Nottage
- Age: 58 years old
- Birthdate: November 2, 1964
- Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York, United States of America.
- Nationality: American
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
- Occupation: Playwright and screenwriter
- Parents: Ruby Nottage (mother) and Wallace Niottage (father)
- Husband: Tony Gerber
- Children: Ruby Aiyo Gerber and Melkamu Gerber
- Net Worth: $4 million
- Education: Brown University (AB), Yale School of Drama (MFA)
Lynn Nottage Age and Birthday
Nottage was born on November 2, 1964, in Brooklyn, New York, United States of America. She is 58 years old and she will be turning 59 years on 2nd November 2023. Additionally, her Zodiac sign is Scorpio.
Lynn Nottage Height
Nottage is a gorgeous woman of average stature. However, her exact body measurements are currently under review and will be updated soon.
Lynn Nottage Parents
The renowned American playwright was born in Brooklyn, New York to Ruby Nottage (mother) and Wallace Niottage (father). Her mother was a school principal while her dad was a child psychologist.
Lynn Nottage Husband and Children
Nottage is happily married to her dear husband Tony Gerber, a filmmaker. The couple is blessed with two children Ruby Aiyo Gerber and Melkamu Gerber.
Lynn Nottage Education
Nottage is quite a learned woman. She started her education at Saint Ann’s School and later graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in Manhattan, New York. Lynn then joined Brown University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts followed by her Master of Fine Arts from the Yale School of Drama in 1989.
Lynn Nottage’s Plays
Nottage has written a number of incredible plays including;
- Las Meninas (2002)
- Intimate Apparel (2003)
- Ruined (2008)
- By the Way, Meet Vera Stark (2011)
- Sweat (2015)
- One More River to Cross: A Verbatim Fugue (2015)
- Mlima’s Tale (2018)
- Clyde’s (2021)
Lynn Nottage’s Net Worth
Nottahe is a renowned American playwriter and screenwriter with an estimated net worth of a whopping $4 million as of 2023.