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What’s Lena Gieseke Net Worth? Is She still Married?

What’s Lena Gieseke Net Worth? Is She still Married?

Facts of Lena Gieseke

Full Name: Lena Gieseke
Birth Date: September 12, 1965
Age: 56 years
Gender: Female
Profession: Painter
Country: Germany
Horoscope: Virgo
DivorceTim Burton (m. 1989–1991)
Net Worth$1 Million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceBremen
StatusDivorce
NationalityGerman-American
EthnicityMixed
EducationGerman School of Athens, Universitat Koblenz, University of Georgia
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German painter, Lena Gieseke is well-known for being the first and only wife of Tim Burton. Her husband Tim is an American filmmaker, artist, author, and animator. Also, she is an academic, and special effects technician as well.

How old is Lena Gieseke?

The 55-years-old, Lena Gieseke was born on September 12, 1965, in Bremen, a city by the Weser River in northwest Germany. She has German-American nationality and is of mixed ethnicity. Since her childhood, she has had a deep passion for art. So, she involved in painting since her childhood.

Reportedly, she enrolled at the German School of Athens. Then she earned a degree in fine arts and photography from the California Institute of Arts (CalArts). Lena moved to London, England, and enrolled at Wimbledon College and Goldsmith College.

She studied at Universitat Koblenz from the year 2000 to 2004 and earned her Computervisualistik (Bachelor of Science) degree from there. Lena obtained a Master of Fine Arts degree in dramatic media from the University of Georgia, the USA in the year 2007. Lena has dark brown eyes color with black hair color.

Married & Divorced Life Lena Gieseke

Her love story started when she met Tim at a party in London. Lena was invited to take picture shots of Burton’s 1989 superhero movie, Batman. Soon after they began dating in the year in 1988. Then she got married to Tim Burton on February 24, 1987. They tied the knot after dating for 1 year after getting together in 1988.

Lena Giesek's ex-husband with Lisa Marie
Caption: Lena Giesek’s ex-husband with Lisa Marie (Photo: L’Internaute)

Lena and Tim were married for 2 years and got divorced on 31st December 1991. According to reports, she decided to end things with Burton when Lena found that her husband was having an affair with an ex-stripper, Lisa Marie.

Also, the couple didn’t have any children from their relationship and moved on from their brief romantic spell. After divorce, she lived a low profile life. Also, her former husband Tim was only involved in a relationship but never got married.

Lena Gieseke’s Ex-Husband Net Worth

She has been earning a handsome sum of money from her professional career. Lena Gieseke has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2022.

Working as a multimedia artist and animator, she earns an annual salary of $63,790. As per reports, the earnings could go up to a massive $200,000 as well. Her main source of income is through her long professional career in visual effects.

Lena Gieseke's ex-husband Tim sitting inside the car
Caption: Lena Gieseke’s ex-husband Tim sitting inside the car (Photo: Pinterest)

But her ex-husband Tim Burton has an estimated net worth of $100 million collected from his professional career. Also, he with Bonham Carter were together, they famously lived in London in two next-door homes and linked together. Then after their separation, Carter received ownership of the dual property while Burton bought a new house nearby for $14 Million.

Career of Lena Gieseke

  • She has been working for various movies in her career in the field of visual effects. Initially, she got involved in ‘1½ Knights.
  • In the year 2008, she featured In Search of the Ravishing Princess Herzelinde’ in 2008 as a 3D Artist. She did the visual effects on the TV movie ‘Die Jahrhundertlawine’ in 2008.
  • Also, she was the animation artist for ‘Vicky the Viking’ and 3D artist for ‘Berlin ’36’.
Lena Gieseke's ex-husband Tim Burton
Caption: Lena Gieseke’s ex-husband Tim Burton (Photo: The New York Times)
  • Lena served as a modeler for the movie ‘2012’. She has been part of include ‘Otto’s Eleven’, ‘Vicky and the Treasure of the Gods’, ‘Hotel Lux’, ‘Immortals’ and ‘When Santa Fell to Earth’.
  • Working as an employee at Scanline VFX, Lena Gieseke worked on her first film.
  • Also, she has been associated with telefilm ‘Die Jahrhundertlawine’ in 2008, live-action comedy adventure ‘Vicky the Viking’ in 2009, and its sequel ‘Vicky and the Treasure of the Gods’ in 2011.
Lena Gieseke's ex-husband Tim with his co-actors
Caption: Lena Gieseke’s ex-husband Tim with his co-actors (Photo: The San Diego Union)
  • Lena has credit for films such as drama ‘Berlin ’36’ in 2009, American epic disaster science fiction ‘2012’ in 2009, telefilm ‘Westflug – Entführung aus Liebe’ in 2010, comedy ‘Otto’s Eleven’ in 2010, period drama ‘Hotel Lux’ in 2011, and American epic fantasy ‘Immortals’ in 2011.
  • In the year 2011, her most recent cinematic project family fantasy was ‘Als der Weihnachtsmann vom Himmel fiel’ (When Santa Fell to Earth). It was based on a 2004 novel of the same name by German author Cornelia Funke.