Steven Spielberg, born December 18, 1946, in Cincinnati, Ohio, is one of the most famous and successful movie directors and producers active today. He has been married to actress Kate Capshaw since 1991 and was married to actress Amy Irving from 1985 to 1989. He has six children and a stepchild. Max, born 1985, is his only biological child with Irving. He also has an adopted son, Theo, from this marriage. He has three biological children with Capshaw: Sasha, who is an actress, Sawyer, and Destry. The couple also adopted a child, Mikaela George. Jessica Capshaw, also an actress, is his stepdaughter from Kate Capshaw’s previous marriage.
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2. Income & Salary
Early in his career, he directed blockbuster sci-fi and adventure movies including Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. He holds multiple Academy Awards, including both best picture and director for Schindler’s List and best director for Saving Private Ryan. Recently, he directed Lincoln, War Horse, and The Adventures of Tintin. The movies Spielberg has directed have grossed a total of $9 billion. His top grossing films worldwide are Jurassic Park at $983.8 million, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull at $786.6 million, and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial at $717 million. When films he produced are included, Transformers: Dark of the Moon and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen top the list at $1.1 billion and $836.3 million respectively. He co-founded Amblin Entertainment in 1981 and DreamWorks Studios in 1994.
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3. Estimated Net Worth
Spielberg is estimated to have earned $100 million between June 2012 and June 2013. Most of his earnings come from his catalog of blockbusters like Jaws and Raiders of the Lost Ark. In 2013, he was second on Forbes Magazine’s list of top earning celebrities. His net worth is estimated at $3.3 billion.