Aaron Sorkin - Updated Jul 2024

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Aaron Sorkin

Aaron Sorkin is a prominent American playwright and screenwriter. Not only this, but Aaron Sorkin is also a film director. Also, Sorkin is famously known for his work such as A Few Good Men, The Farnsworth Invention, and To Kill a Mockingbird, as well as the television series Sports Night (1998–2000). Let us know more about his biography.

Early Life

The full name of Aaron Sorkin is Aaron Benjamin Sorkin. Currently, he is 61 years old. He was born on June 9, 1961. Moreover, his birthplace is in Manhattan, New York City, United States. Aaron belongs to American nationality whereas his ethnicity is unavailable through any sources. Sorkin was born to a Jewish family. He was raised in the New York suburb of Scarsdale.

Aaron was born to Bernard Working and Claire Sorkin. His mother was a schoolteacher. On the other hand, his father is a copyright lawyer. As siblings, he has an older sister and a brother. Both of them went on to become lawyers.

From an early age, Sorkin was much interested in acting. His parents used to take him to the theatre to see shows. Talking about his academic qualifications, Sorkin attended Scarsdale High School. In school, he got involved in the drama and theatre club. Later on, he attended Syracuse University.

Professional Life and Career

Aaron Sorkin shifted to New York where he struggled during the 1980s where spent much of his struggling. The actor also worked odd jobs, such as touring Alabama with the children’s theater company Traveling Playhouse, delivering singing telegrams, and driving a limousine.

One weekend, when Sorkin was at a friend’s place, he found an IBM electric typewriter, started typing, and became fond of the typewriter. Simultaneously, he continued writing and eventually put together his first play, Removing All Doubt.  During the 1990s, he worked under contract for Castle Rock Entertainment. The scripts written by him are for  A Few Good Men, Malice, and The American President. 

Aaron Sorkin Career

Caption: Aaron Sorkin in a conference (Source: Variety)

Amazingly,  Skin revived his famous play, A Few Good Men. In the year 2007, he then returned to the cinema.  During that year he released the film, Charlie Wilson’s War. It boasted of a star cast like Tom Janks and Julia Robers. Later on, he also co-wrote the screenplays for the films, Moneyball and The Social Network. Moreover, he has also completed the screenplay for a biopic on Steve Jobs. The movie is directed by David Fincher. Fincher was keen on casting Christian Bale as Jobs

Net worth 2024

Based on some sources of information, Aaron Sorkin’s estimated net worth is around $90 million. Nevertheless, his further details such as annual salary, personal belongings, and other endorsements are available through several reports.

Personal Life

Regarding his personal life, Aaron had tied the knot with Julia Bingham in the year 1996. Afterward, the couple divorced in the year 2005. The main reason for the couple’s divorce is considered to be his workaholic habits as well as drug abuse.

Furthermore, Sorkin and Bingham share a child, a daughter. The name of their daughter is Roxy. Afterward, Aaron dated Chenoweth. Based on some sources, he has also dated columnist Maureen Dowd as well as actress Kristin Davis.

Aaron Sorkin – Body Measurements

In regards to Aaron’s body measurement, Sorkin is around 6 feet and 2 inches tall. Similarly, his weight is exactly 86 kg. Likewise, his hair color is golden brown. And, his eye color is brown.

Aaron Sorkin Body Measurements

Caption: Aaron Sorkin Body Measurements (Source: Interview Magazine)

Aaron Sorkin – Social Media 2024

Additionally, Aaron is active on social media platforms. Hence, he has his account on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. On Facebook, his username is Aaron Sorkin with more than 6k followers. And, Aaron has over 500 followers with the username @WI_ScreenWr_Sup on Twitter. Sorkin’s username on Instagram is @aaron.sorkin and has 1k followers.