Steven Allan Spielberg is a world famous director known for being one of the most influential filmmakers of the 20th century. Steven Spielberg was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1946. Spielberg often did not see his father during his childhood due to his father’s workaholic nature. His parents divorced when he was 19. Spielberg blamed his father for splitting up the family. Though later he found out it was his mother wanted the divorce. Despite these familial ups and downs Spielberg has been married to the same woman for over 20 years. Spielberg is married to actress Kate Capshaw. They have six children, Sasha, Destry Allen, Sawyer Avery, Mikaela George, and Theo. He also has a child, Max, from a previous marriage with actress Amy Irving.
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Because of his parent’s divorce, parental anger and alienation became strong themes in all his films. Spielberg was a boy prodigy. He was intern, then eventually a director at Universal Studios Television Division. One of his first directing jobs was a TV movie, Amblin’. He named his production company after the film. The first film to garner him international fame was Jaws. It can be argued that it was the first summer blockbuster.
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After that film, he would receive back end points for all his films. He then directed many blockbuster and critically acclaimed films; Raiders of the Lost Ark he received $1.5 million, War Horse he got $20 million, and for Jurassic Park he received $250 million. He declined his fees only for Schindler’s List. He even received back in points for Star Wars, in exchange for George Lucas receiving points on Close Encounters of the Third Kind. These different films in addition to the many TV shows that he has produced have turned him in a billionaire. Spielberg soon plans on releasing the film “Bridge of Spies” with Tom Hanks, he then plans on directing the adaptation of the Ronald Dahl book, “The BFG”. His net worth in 2013 was $3.2 billion and in 2014 was $3.4 billion. His current net worth in 2015 is estimated to be $3.6 billion.
How much is Steven Spielberg’s Net Worth? $3.6 Billion!
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