Graduated from Brown University. Received his MFA from Columbia University Film School.
He was named one of Hollywood's "New Power" players by Premiere Magazine in 2005.
The screenplay for Mr. and Mrs. Smith began as his thesis project for Columbia Film School.
He was given Hollywood Life Magazine's "Breakthrough Screenwriter of the Year" Award in 2005.
Included in Fade In magazine's Top 100 People You Need To Know In Hollywood (2005)
Raised in New York by an American father who was a film professor and an English mother who taught English literature & history.
Simon Kinberg is known as a "closer" in the industry with a slew of successful script doctoring works, uncredited over the years. He has completed production polishes/rewrites on "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle" (2003), "Fantastic Four" (2005), "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian" (2009), "Date Night" (2010), "Knight and Day" (2010) "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows" (2011), and most recently "All You Need is Kill (2014). The latter projects of which, Kinberg is said to be earning as much $250,000-$300,000 per week.