Diablo Cody Biography, Age, Parents, Husband, Films and TV shows

Diablo Cody Biography and Wiki

Diablo Cody born Brook Maurio is an American writer, producer, and author who was born and brought up in Lemont, Illinois. She is best known for her candid blog and subsequent memoir, Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper (2005). Diablo received critical acclaim for her screenwriting debut film, Juno (2007), winning the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, the BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay, the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay, and the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay.

From 2009 to 2011 Diablo created, wrote, and produced the Showtime comedy drama series United States of Tara. In 2013 she wrote, produced, and made her directorial debut with the comedy drama film Paradise. In 2009 she also wrote and produced the horror comedy film Jennifer’s Body and in 2011 she wrote and produced the comedy drama film Young Adult. For this comedy, Diablo earned herself a second nomination for the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay, the musical comedy film Ricki and the Flash (2015), and the comedy drama film Tully (2018).

Diablo Cody Age and Birthday

Diablo is 44 years old as of 2022, she was born on June 14, 1978, in Lemont, Illinois, U.S. Diablo celebrates her birthday on 14th June every year and her birth sign is Gemini.

Diablo Cody Height and Weight

Diablo stands at a height of  5 Feet 8 Inches. She is a woman of average stature, she also appears to be quite tall in stature in her photos. She also weighs 125 lbs (57 kgs).

Diablo Cody Education

Diablo attended Benet Academy, a Roman Catholic school in Lisle, Illinois. At this time, she went by her birth name Brooke.  She graduated from the University of Iowa with a media studies degree in 2000. While at the University of Iowa, she worked in the acquisitions department in the main university library. Her first jobs were doing secretarial work at a Chicago law firm and later proofreading copy for advertisements that played on Twin Cities radio stations.

Diablo Cody Parents

Diablo is the daughter of Pam and Greg Busey. Her mother is of Italian descent and her father is of German ancestry. Diablo and her older brother Marc were born and raised in Lemont, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. Cody was raised Apostolic Christian.

Diablo Cody Siblings

Diablo has one sibling an older brother known as Marc Busey.

Diablo Cody Husband

Diablo is married to  Dan Maurio. The couple tied their knot in the summer of 2009 and together they are blessed with three children. The family resides in Los Angeles. She was previously married to Jon Hunt in 2004 and divorced him in 2007.

Diablo Cody Children

Diablo has three children a son who was born in 2010. He had her second child in 2012 and as of 2018, Cody and Maurio have three children.

Diablo Cody Net Worth

Diablo has an approximate net worth of $25 million. This include her assets, money and income. Her primary source of income is her career as a Writer, Producer, and Author. Through her various sources of income, Cody has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.

Diablo Cody Blog

Diablo started a parody blog called Red Secretary, detailing the (fictional) exploits of a secretary living in Belarus. Cody’s first bona fide blog appeared under the nickname Darling Girl after she had moved from Chicago to Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Diablo began an adult blog called The Pussy Ranch, using a pen name invented while speeding through Cody, Wyoming listening to the song “El Diablo” by Arcadia in March 2003.

Diablo Cody Stripping

On a whim, he signed up for amateur night at a Minneapolis strip club called the Skyway Lounge.  Having enjoyed the experience, and seeing reader interest, she in the end quit her day job to become a full-time stripper. Diablo also spent time working peep shows at Sex World, a Minneapolis adult novelty and DVD store.

While still stripping, Cody began writing for City Pages, an alternative Twin Cities weekly newspaper.She left City Pages just before it changed editorial hands, and has since written for the now-defunct Jane magazine. In December 2007, Cody began writing a column for the magazine Entertainment Weekly.

Diablo Cody Juno

After completion of her book, Cody was encouraged by Mason Novick to try writing a screenplay. Within months she wrote Juno, a coming-of-age story about a teenager’s unplanned pregnancy. The script was completed in February 2005, and was optioned by a producer by that summer.[18] The Jason Reitman-directed comedy stars Ellen Page and Michael Cera.

In October 2007, Cody sold a script titled Girly Style to Universal Studios, and a horror script called Jennifer’s Body to Fox Atomic. Released on September 18, 2009, Jennifer’s Body starred Megan Fox as the title character and Amanda Seyfried as the supporting character. She revised writer-director Steven Antin’s script for his musical film Burlesque.

Cody made a small cameo appearance as herself in a 2008 episode of the television series 90210. She appeared in the same episode that marked the return of Tori Spelling as Donna Martin, in which Cody needed Spelling’s character to make a dress for a red carpet event. In 2009, Cody signed on to script and produce a film adaptation of the Sweet Valley High young adult book series.

Cody is the spokesperson of Barnard College’s Athena Film Festival. Cody wrote and produced the musical comedy film Ricki and the Flash (2015), starring Meryl Streep and directed by Jonathan Demme in his last feature film.

Diablo Cody Tully

She also wrote and produced the comedy drama film Tully (2018), reuniting her with Young Adult star Charlize Theron. The film was directed by Jason Reitman, who previously directed Cody’s scripts for Juno and Young Adult.

She wrote the script for the Broadway musical Jagged Little Pill, based on the Alanis Morissette album of the same name. The musical premiered in November 2019.

Diablo Cody Madonna

Cody co wrote Madonna Biopic alongside madonna and Erin Cressida Wilson. The untold story of Madonna as an artist, a musician and a dancer who tries to make her way in this world is under pre production. The self directed biopic will cast Julia Garner in the lead role.

Diablo Cody Powerpuff

Cody co wrote the pilot of Powerpuff alongside Craig McCracken and Heather V. Regnier. Powepuff casts Dove Cameron, Robyn Lively, Donald Faison, Tom Kenny, Nicholas Podany,
Sage Shirley, Yana Perrault, Carl Anthony Nespoli and Marcia Adams.

Diablo Cody Films 

  • 2007 –  Juno
  • 2009 –  Jennifer’s Body
  • 2010 – Tight
  • 2010  – Burlesque
  • 2011 –  Young Adult
  • 2013 –  The Magic Bracelet
  • 2013 –  Evil Dead
  • 2013 –  Paradise
  • 2015 –  Ricki and the Flash
  • 2018 –  Tully

Diablo Cody TV Shows

  • 2015–2017 – One Mississippi
  • 2010 – Childrens Hospital
  • 2009–2011 – United States of Tara

Diablo Cody Awards and Achievements

  • Diablo was nominated by awards associations such as the Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Writers Guild of America.
  • With Jason Reitman, Charlize Theron and Patton Oswalt, she shared the Chairman’s Vanguard Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival.
  •  In 2012, the Fempire, the collaboration of writers Cody, Dana Fox, Liz Meriwether, and Lorene Scafaria received the Creativity and Sisterhood Award from the Athena Film Festival for their support for one another in the competitive film industry.

Frequently Asked Questions About Diablo Cody

Who is Diablo Cody?

Diablo is a famous writer, producer, and author who gained extensive recognition for her candid blog and subsequent memoir, Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper (2005) and screenwriting debut film, Juno (2007).

How old is Diablo Cody?

Diablo is an American national born on 14th June 1978, in Lemont, Illinois.

How tall is Diablo Cody?

Diablo stands at a height of 5 Feet 8 Inches (1.73 meters).

Is Diablo Cody married?

Yes, Diablo is married to Dan Maurio. They got married in 2009 and together they ahve three children. The couple resides in Los Angeles together with their three children.

How much is Diablo Cody worth?

Diablo has an approximate net worth of $25 million. This amount has been accrued from her leading roles in writing, producing and authoring.

How much does Diablo Cody make?

Details about Diablo’s salary are not yet disclosed. However, information about how much she makes will be updated as soon as it is available.

Where does Diablo Cody live?

Diablo is a resident of Los Angeles, USA, we shall upload pictures of her house as soon as we have them.

Is Diablo Cody dead or alive?

Diablo is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of her being sick or having any health-related issues.

Where is Diablo Cody Now?

Diablo is still an active participant in the creative entertainment industry, she is a co writer of Madonna biopic, her biopic and Powerpuff. Watch the trailer below.


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