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Melina Matsoukas (Director) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight

Melina Matsoukas

American director who is known for her work on music videos, television shows, and commercials. She is known for her minimal but unique color aesthetics and for her work with iconic musicians. She also shares photos from behind the scenes of her shoots as well as modeling content with her over 200,000 Instagram followers. 

She earned a degree at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. She later completed her graduate degree at the AFI Conservatory with an MFA in Cinematography. She began working at several different film companies and in 2011 signed to be a director at Prettybird entertainment. 

She has won several awards for her directing including the 2013 Grammy for Best Music Video for the Rihanna and Calvin Harris video We Found Love. She won the award again in 2017 for the Beyoncé video “Formation”. 

She is of Greek, Jewish, Jamaican, and Cuban descent which all play a part in the works she directs. 

She has directed a variety of music videos for famous artists including Beyoncé, Christina Aguilera, No Doubt, Missy Elliott, and Lady Gaga. 

Melina Matsoukas Age

How old is Melina Matsoukas? She was born in 1981, she is 41 years old.

Melina Matsoukas Wiki

Melina Matsoukas Wiki/Bio
Famous asDirector
Age41 years old
BirthdayJanuary 14, 1981
BirthplaceUnited States
Zodiac SignCapricorn
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Quotes by Melina Matsoukas

As a toddler, my favorite piece of clothing was my Oshkosh denim overalls that I would call my Oreos because I could never say Oshkosh. I was literally obsessed with them and wanted to wear them every single day.

— Melina Matsoukas

The reason I got into filmmaking was super naive: to change the world, you know? To really make the voices that we don’t get to hear heard and the images and the stories that we don’t get to see seen. I would like to normalize that.

— Melina Matsoukas

I got a young black woman agent, and she kinda just knew what I would be attracted to. She sent me this pilot for ‘Insecure.’ I never saw myself as a comedy director, but when I read those pages, I said, ‘Wow – this is my life on the page.’

— Melina Matsoukas

It’s important for women to embrace their beauty and sexuality. Females are victimized and made to feel ashamed of their bodies, or they can’t be smart and beautiful, and I try to work against that.

— Melina Matsoukas

My style is super versatile and doesn’t pertain to any one category. It can be best compared to a mood ring. It is very dependent on the mood I am feeling for the day.

— Melina Matsoukas