Steven Spielberg Net Worth
|Date of Birth:
|December 18, 1946
|75 years old
|5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
|Film Producer/Film director/ Screenwriter/ Entrepreneur/Television producer/Actor/Film Editor Television Director/Businessperson
|United States of America
Steven Spielberg Early Life
As a young boy, Spielberg had a big imagination and a dream. He grew up to be an amazing director. Steven Spielberg was born in 1946, on the 18th of December in Cincinnati, Ohio.
His mother Leah Adherers was a concert pianist, and his father Arnold Spielings was an electrical engineer who worked on computer development. His childhood was spent in Haddington, New Jersey, and Scottsdale, Arizona. It was in Scottsdale, Arizona, where a young Steven Spielberg created 8mm short films.
At the age of 12, when he was filming a train wreck involving his toys, he made his first film. Back then, Spielberg had the audacity to charge 25 cents for children to see his many epics. At the age of thirteen, Spielberg won an award at the Cannes Film Festival for his 40-minute war film called “Escape to nowhere.” At the age of 16, he made his first feature-length film, “Firelight”. He played it at his local cinema. It was a sci-fi film that inspired the classic “Close Encounters of the Third Kind”. Unfortunately, his parents later divorced and he moved with her to Saratoga, CA where she attended and graduated from Saratoga High School.
After graduating from high school, he applied to the University Of Southern California School Of Theater, Film, And Television but was rejected three times. He instead attended California State University, Los Angeles, where he became part of the Theta Chi fraternity.
Steven Spielberg’s Personal Life
When Spielberg was 21 years old, he married his first wife, actress Amy Irving. They had one son together, Max Samuel Spielberg. The couple divorced in 1989 after three and a half years of married life. They cited competing stresses in their careers as a major cause for their falling out. At that time, their divorce was reportedly the third costliest celebrity divorce in history.
On October 12, 1991, Steven Spielberg married his second wife Kate Capshaw, whom they had met when she was hired for Indiana Jones and the Temple Of Doom. Capshaw became Spielberg’s religion, Judaism, after converting to it. The two live in different parts of the world with their seven children. They’re currently living in Pacific Palisades, California, New York City, New York, Naples Florida, and East Hampton, New York.
Steven Spielberg’s Age, Height, and Weight
Being born in 1946, on the 18th, of December “Steven Spielberg” age is 76 as of today date and his height is (1.70 m) tall, and his weight is 75 kilogram as of 2022
Awards and Achievements
Spielberg is one of Hollywood’s greatest directors and producers because he is a legendary figure and an icon in the movie industry. He has received numerous awards for his accomplishments, including five Life Achievement Awards from the American Film Institute, an Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE), induction into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame and the Television Hall of Fame, the Légion d’Honneur, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Golden Globe Award, the Academy Award, the Emmy Award, and the Screen Actors Guild Award and others.
Steven Spielberg Career
Steven Spielberg started out directing episodes of the TV show Night Gallery in 1969 when he was just 21 years old. After which, there was a short contract with Universal Studios. He was given four television movies to direct as his first task, which were Duel 1971 (1971), Something Evil 1972 (1972), and Sugarland Express 1974 (1974). Spielberg also directed Jaws, which grossed around $470 million worldwide, and Close Encounters of The Third Kind 1977, which grossed $92.4 billion.
Some of his best-known films include Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Temples of Doom, Hook, Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Dinosaur Island, Saving Private Ryan, War of the Worlds, and the Last Crusade, War Horse, American Beauty, The Post, Men in Black 3 and Jurassic World.
Spielberg has some upcoming projects he’s looking forward to, including Ready Player One 2018, Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom 2018, and Indiana Jones 5 2020.
Steven Spielberg’s Net Worth
Steven Spielberg’s net worth currently approximately stands at $3.7 billion as of 2022, The huge or rather large net worth figure has been due to directing, writing, and producing several Steven Spielberg of his films that grossed more than $9 billion worldwide. Spielberg’s net worth was also boosted by earnings from his studio DreamWorks Animation which develops blockbusters. This director is the richest and highest-earning film director in the industry
Steven Spielberg is looking back at his net worth, compared to his output, and he clearly shows he deserves everything he has. Spielberg truly is a legendary director and an icon, no surprise his global recognition.
They owned a 1,400-square-foot house on Malibu’s most coveted beachfront property. They bought the first parcel they purchased, back in 1989, for $3.375M. They bought the property next door for $3,200,000 in 2002. They sold the property in 2015 for $26M.
Their primary residence, which they continue to own today, is an amazing 5-acre multi-home compound in Pacific Palisades. Not too far from their home, the couple owns an equestrian facility as well.
On the East Coast, they own a 6,500-square-foot New York City apartment that faces Central Park West.
They own a 10-acre property in East Hampton, which is partially oceanfront and partly on a cove. The Spielberg compound covers approximately 7.5 acres. A nearby 5.5-acre plot of land was put up for sale in 2013 for $75 million by an American millionaire named Courtney Ross. Courtney is the wife of Steve Ross, the former chairman of Warner Communications, and a longtime friend of, Steven Spielberg. Schindler’s List is dedicated to Steven Spielberg, the director of the movie.
Courtney sold her house for $50 million after one year on the market, and perhaps not coincidentally, she sold it to David Geffen’s co-founder Steven Spielberg. Two years later, Geffen sold the house for $67 million. The Spielberg-Capshaw property has been at least twice the size of the former Ross/Geffen property.
The Spielbergs own multiple homes in the Hamptons and one in Naples, Florida. Steven has also financed a few houses for his children around Los Angles.
Steven Spielberg is an Academy Award-winning film director and producer who has enjoyed a successful career spanning more than six years. Spielberg has directed and produced scores of acclaimed movies over the years, starting with his first movie, Jaws, in 1975. He has a net wealth of $3.7 million, which makes him the second wealthiest celebrity in the world behind George Lucas.