Lena Dunham net worth: Lena Dunham is an American actress and filmmaker who has a net worth of $10 million dollars. Born in New York, New York, Lena Dunham graduated from Oberlin College with a degree in Creative Writing. After writing and directing numerous short films and web series, she wrote, produced, and directed the 2010 feature film, "Tiny Furniture". The film, which featured her high school classmate, received multiple honors, including "Best First Screenplay" at the Independent Spirit Awards, and the "New Generation Award" at the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards. The success of "Tiny Furniture" led to her series, "Girls", being picked up by HBO in 2012. The production is executive produced by popular writer/director/producer, Judd Apatow. She writes, directs, and stars in the series, which chronicles the fictional lives of a group of 20-something girls. "Girls" received multiple Emmy nominations in 2012, including Outstanding Lead Actress, Outstanding Directing, Outstanding Writing, and Outstanding Comedy Series.
In October 2012, Lena Dunham signed a $3.5 million book deal with Random House Publishing. The bidding for her book was extremely competitive, initially starting at $1 million.