Quick Facts of Frances Louise McDormand

  • Full NameFrances Louise McDormand
  • Net Worth$16 million
  • Date of Birth1957 /06 /23
  • NicknameFrances McDormand
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BirthplaceGibson City, Illinois
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ReligionChristinity
  • ProfessionActress
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Active Year1982–present
  • Eye colourBrown
  • Hair colourWhite
  • BuildSlim
  • SpouseJoel Coen (m. 1984)
  • Height5 feet 5 inches
  • EducationYale University (M.F.A.)
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • Children1

Short Description of Frances McDormand

Frances McDormand is an American actress, best known for the wife of writer and director, Joel Coen. Her professional career started in 1984 with Coen brother’s first film, Blood Simple.

Frances is the only 12th actress in the history to achieve Triple Crown of Acting, for competitive. Tonny, Oscar, and Emmy Awards win. Frances is an American and has its nationality.

McDormand belongs to the white ethical background. The actress celebrates her birthday on each June 23. She is a successfully married woman with children.

Early Life and Education

Talking about her early life, Frances was born on June 23, 1957, in Gibson City, Illinois, the U.S.A. as Frances Louise McDormand. There are no details on her biological parents.

However, she was adopted by Noreen E. (Nickleson), a registered nurse and receptionist, and Vernon W. McDormand, a Disciples of Christ pastor and was raised with her sister, Dorothy A. McDormand.

Concerning her educational achievements, she graduated from Monessen High School. She has her bachelor degree in theater from the Bethany College in West Virginia and Master of Fine Arts from Yale School of Drama.


In 1984, she made her professional debut with the feature film, Blood Simple. Her professional career started from Derek Walcott’s play, Trinidad and Tobago. She has appeared in several movies including, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Promised land, Missouri, Wonder Boys, North Country, Friends with Money, Burn After Reading, and much more.

Frances has received all kinds of Awards in her professional career. Under her arms, McDormand has held, Academy Award, Broadcast Film Critics Association, Independent Spirit Award, Primetime Emmy Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award. Frances is the 12th Actress to receive Triple Crown of Acting for competitive Oscar, Emmy, and Tony.

Personal Life

Frances McDormand is a happily married woman. She is successfully married to actor and film producer, Joel Coen since 1st April 1984. The pair has adopted a son named- Pedro McDormand Coen in 1994 and is living a happily in New York City, New York. Frances has a straight sexual orientation.


Mentioning her physical features, Frances has a slim body figure with wrinkles on her cheeks. She has a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall with white hair colors and brown eyes color.

Net Worth

She is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Her net worth is assumed to be $16 million.

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