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Melissa McCarthy-Net Worth, Bio, Age, Books, Life, Movies, Husband, Kids

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Actress Melissa McCarthy?

Melissa McCarthy is a versatile personality famous as an actress, producer, director, and writer. She is best known for playing roles of Sookie St. James on the TV series, Gilmore Girls (2000–2007), Dena on the sitcom Samantha Who? (2007–2009), and Moly Flynn on the sitcom, Mike & Molly (2010–2016)

Additionally, the actress is famous for playing Megan Price in the comedy movie Bridesmaids. The role even earned her first Oscar nomination. As per the Celebrity Net Worth, Melissa has an estimated net worth of $70 million in 2020.   

On the other hand, the multi-talented McCarthy is worth $20 million, according to The Richest. In 2013, she earned a salary of $2,500,000 from the film, The Heat

She was one of the highest-paid actresses of 2015 in the Forbes list, with the earnings of $23 million only in 2015. Later, in 2016, she received $14 million for her performance in the movie Ghostbusters

Career Highlights

Melissa began her acting career appearing as herself on the television series The Jenny McCarthy Show in 1997. After that, she worked in the films and shows like God, Go, Drowning Mona, Auto Motives, D.C., and The Kid.

In 2000, McCarthy played Doris in the American action comedy movie Charlie’s Angels starring Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Bill Murray, Tim Curry, and others. The same year she played the role of Sookie St. James on the television series Gilmore Girls and earned popularity. In the show, she acted with Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Sean Gunn, Liza Well, and others till 2007. 

From 2007 to 2009, Charlie’s Angels actress Melissa portrayed the role of Dean in the American TV sitcom Samantha Who? Similarly, the 49 years old actress also played in the sitcom Mike and Molly from 2010 to 2016 and won Primetime Emmy Award. 

Additionally, Gilmore Girls star played the supporting role of Megan Price in the film Bridesmaids and even earned a nomination for an Oscar Award for her performance. Furthermore, she also featured in movies such as Identity Thief, The Heat, Tammy, St. Vincent, Spy, The Boss, and many more. 

Some of the star’s 2020 onwards post-production films include Superintelligence, Thunder Force, The Starling, and The Little Mermaid

Besides an actress, Melissa is also a producer who has produced various movies, The Boss, Amy’s Brother, Life of the Party, The Happytime Murders, Little Big Shorts, and series, Nobodies. Similarly, she also directed 4 episodes of Mike & Molly, and a video titled Walmart: The Box. Also, she wrote films like Tammy, The Boss, and Life of the Party

Why Did She Start Her Own Clothing Line?

Bridesmaids star Melissa is the owner of the clothing line, Melissa McCarthy Seven 7. As she found it very hard to find a designer for her, she launched the clothing line for plus-sized women in 2015.

As of 2020, The Boss actress’ weight is 89 kg. Previously, she was really heavy, and since the beginning of Mike & Molly, she, along with the help of a high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet, regular exercise lost around 75 lb (35 kg).

Apart from that, Emmy Award-winning actress McCarthy also co-founded the production company, On the Day Productions with her husband, Ben. 

House

Melissa owns a house covering 2,800 square feet area in Los Angeles, the United States. The mansion featuring 4 bedrooms, 3,5 bathrooms, contains the facilities of farmhouse chic, sky-lit gallery, and a backyard.

McCarthy purchased the villa paying $2.4 million, which is around $200,000 more than the original asking price.

Short-Biography

Melissa McCarthy was born Melissa Ann McCarthy on August 26, 1970, in Plainfield, Illinois, the United States to parents Sandra McCarthy and Michael McCarthy. She spent her childhood with her sister, Margie McCarthy

Regarding Melissa’s educational background, she went to the Joliet Catholic Academy and Southern Illinois University. Likewise, she also attended the Fashion Institute of Technology and The Groundlings

Married To Longtime Boyfriend: Mother Of Two Children

5 feet 2 inches tall actress Melissa McCarthy is married to longtime actor boyfriend, Ben Falcone. The couple exchanged wedding vows on October 8, 2005. 

Together the pair welcomed their first daughter, Vivian Falcone, in 2007. After that, the duo had their second daughter, and Georgette Falcone was born in 2010. 

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Francis Ford Coppola-Net Worth, Bio, Age, Movies, Awards, Life, Wife, Kids

Francis Ford Coppola is one of the biggest directors in history who is credited with some of the best-known movies in cinema history, including The Godfather and The Godfather II. His almost 6 decades in the film industry have made him the premier director in mafia and noir films. 

Coppola has won multiple Academy Awards and British Academy Film Awards. He has also been ranked by various sources among the greatest directors of all time. In addition to this, he also was the most important figure in the making putting New York in the modern cinema map.

How Much Is Francis Ford Coppola Worth In 2020?

Francis Ford Coppola’s net worth as of April 2020 is $400 million. He made this net worth primarily as a director and screenwriter.

Coppola went to film school at UCLA when he started directing short films, while in college, he met eventual The Doors frontman Jim Morrison. 

In 1962, he came out with Tonight for Sure and The Bellboy and the Playgirls kick-starting his professional career in film.

Earnings From Almost 60 years In Film

As one of the most historically important and beloved directors in the world, Coppola has earned millions for his work over the years.

His salary from the second Godfather film, in which Robert De Niro gave an Oscar-winning performance, was $1 Million. Similarly, he also took home $6 Million from the last of the Godfather films.

Coppola’s earnings from the first Godfather film was measly compared to these as he only earned $175,000 from it.

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Box Office Collection

Francis Ford Coppola is one of the highest-grossing directors of classic cinema. Some of his movies have grossed more than $200 million. Here is a list of the box office collections throughout the years.

YearBox Office CollectionFilm
1968$11.6 millionFinian’s Rainbow
1972$246–$287 millionThe Godfather 
1974$4.4 millionThe Conversation
$26.5 millionThe Great Gatsby
$48–$88 millionThe Godfather Part II
1979$150 millionApocalypse Now
1983$33.7 millionThe Outsiders   
1990$136.8 millionThe Godfather Part III
1992$215.8 millionBram Stoker’s Dracula
1996$58.6 millionJack
2008$2.6 millionYouth Without Youth

Coppola’s Lavish Houses

Like many of the Hollywood elite, Coppola also has a lot of expensive houses. He used to live in a home in Los Angeles in the 1970s in a mansion, which he later sold. Lindsey Buckingham then moved into the same property.

Similarly, another house owned by Coppola as well as another well-known celebrity is the Hancock Park property owned by Coppola and later by Ariana Grande. Francis lived in the mansion in the 1980s, and later Grande resided in the estate.

According to the LA Times, the property sold for around $7 Million in May 2019. The property was bought by the executive producer of shows like “ER, “The West Wing,” and “Shameless,,” John Wells.

Interesting: Coppola bought an Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider for $2,200 during the initial stages of his career.

Business Ventures In Addition To Film Career

The famed director also has other business ventures to go along with his career as a director. He owned a magazine in San Francisco that he bought in the 1970s. The magazine flopped, and the lost $1.5 million on it.

Later he founded another magazine titled Zoetrope: All-Story, which featured some of the most iconic names of show business like David Bowie, David Byrne, Dennis Hopper, Steven Spielberg, etc.

Short Biography

Francis Ford Coppola was born on April 7, 1939, in Detroit, Michigan, the U.S. to Carmine Coppola and Italia Coppola. He grew up with two siblings, Talia Shire and August Coppola, in Woodside, Queens, New York.

As a child, he frequently changed schools and attended 23 schools before graduating from Great Neck High School. He then later attended UCLA Film School.

He is married to Eleanor Coppola as of April 2020, they got hitched on February 2, 1963, and they have 3 children together, Roman Coppola, Gian-Carlo Coppola, and Roman Coppola.

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Sondra Locke-Death, Net Worth, Movies, Age, Personal Life, House

How Rich Was Actress Sondra Locke At The Time Of Her Death? 

Best known for the portrayal of Oscar-nominated role Mick Kelly in the movie The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, Sondra Locke is a late actress, director, and producer. Similarly, she was recognized for her performances in The Outlaw Josey Wales, Sudden Impact, Bronco Billy, Ray Meets Helen, Ratboy, and Impulse

At the time of her death, Sondra had an estimated net worth of $20 million in 2018. In 1968, she earned a salary of $15,000 from The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter which later increased to $150,000 in 1970’s Cover Me Babe

Salary Throughout The Years

YearMoviesSalary
1974 The Second Coming of Suzanne$40,000
1976The Outlaw Josey Wales$18,000
1980 Any Which Way You Can$100,000 plus net profits %
1983 Sudden Impact$350,000
1986Ratboy$100,000
1997 Trading Favors$10,000

Journey As Actress And Director

Sondra Locke, in order to make her career in acting, took part in a national wide talent searched by Warner Bros in 1967. After that, her career took a turning point after she earned the role of Mick Kelly in the film, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter. The movie was successful in giving her international fame, and she earned her first Academy Award nomination as well.    

After that, Sondra worked in films like Cover Me Babe, Willard, A Reflection of Fear, and The Second Coming of Suzanne. Then, she guest appeared in numerous TV series such as The F.B.I., Cannon, Kung Fu, Barnaby Jones, Night Gallery, and Gondola

Additionally, Locke also became a part of films: The Outlaw Josey Wales and The Shadow of Chikara. In 1977, she portrayed Gus Mally in the commercially successful movie The Gauntlet along with Carole Cook, Pat Hingle, William Prince, and Jeff Morris.

Furthermore, the late actress featured in films Every Which Way but Loose, Any Which Way You Can, Bronco Billy, Sudden Impact, and others. Also, she portrayed Rosemary Clooney in the biopic, Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story with Tony Orlando, Katherine Helmond, John Karlen, Joey Travolta, Kevin McCarthy, Robert Ridgely, and Penelope Milford. 

In 2018, Sudden Impact actress played her last role Helen in the romantic film Ray Meets Helen starring Keith Carradine, Keith David, Samantha Mathis, Neil Jackson, and more. Moreover, her stage credits include Life with Father, The Crucible, Life with Mother, The Innocents, Night of the Iguana, The Glass Menagerie, and Tiger at the Gates.

Besides an actress, she also was a director who showed her directing skills in movies like Ratboy, Impulse, Death in Small Doses, Trading Favor, and The Prophet’s Game, and Clean and Narrow

House

Sondra lived in Holywood Hills till her last breath. She purchased a 4,748 square feet mansion in Los Angeles, California, featuring 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms for $1.11 million in February 2001.

Short-Biography

Sondra Locke was born Sandra Louise Smith on May 28, 1944, in Madison County, Alabama, the United States. Her father, Raymond Smith, was a soldier while mother, Pauline Bayne Locke was a factory worker. She had a brother named Don Locke

Locke attended Middle Tennessee State University, and after a year she left in order to work as a TV station assistant. 

Personal Life

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter star Sondra Locker was married to British TV director Gordon Anderson

The couple exchanged wedding vows on September 25, 1967. The duo shared their life for over 5 decades till the last breath of Locker. 

Past Relationship: Lawsuit Against Ex-Boyfriend

Once Sondra was dating her intern assigned to perform the post-surgical checkup, Scott Cunneen during her treatment. 

The couple publicly accepted their relationship after one of their early dates in November 1990. The pair began living together in the spring of 1991, and later, they broke up secretly. 

Prior to this, Locke was dating her The Outlaw Josey Wales co-star Clint Eastwood. The couple was together for 13 long years from 1975 to 1989. 

Sondra blamed Eastwood for her 2 abortions during the 1970s via her autobiography, The Good, The Bad, and The Very Ugly – A Hollywood Journey published in 1977. 

Then, the actress filed a ‘Palimony” suit against Clint for controlling and changing the locks of their Bel-Air house. She fought for a year and resolved the case for a movie directing contract with Warner Bros. 

Later, she again sued a lawsuit for fraud saying the deal was fake as Warner Bros. rejected all her 30 proposed projects and did not use her as a director. Then, in 1996, she agreed to shut the case ‘out-of-court-settlement’ after receiving an undisclosed sum.

Cause Of Death   

Clean and Narrow director Locke was 74 years old at the time of her death. She had double chemotherapy and mastectomy for breast cancer in 1990. 

Later, she died from a cardiac arrest related to metastatic bone and breast cancer on November 3, 2018.

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Bruce Dern-Films, TV Series, House, Wife, Children, Net Worth

Bruce Dern, an American actor turned professional in 1960 & records 170 acting credits so far. He earned 2-Academy Award nomination for Coming Home (1978) and Nebraska (2013).

Dern has appeared in many films Django Unchained (2012), The Hateful Eight (2015) and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019).

Starting with a theatre career in Waiting for Godot, Bruce made his on-screen debut in 1960; he worked in the film Wild River & in the TV series Route 66.

How Much Is Bruce Dern’s Net Worth In 2020?

Trademarked for his villainous or psychotic character, Bruce’s acting career journey of 5 decades, has blessed him with perks of success. According to Celebrity Net Worth, 83-year-old Dern has a net worth of $20 million as of April 2020.

As per The Richest, in the early 2010s, his estimated fortune stood at $10 million.

Without a doubt, the veteran actor collection a hefty sum through his acting venture, though, keeps the payroll detail low-key; it is allegedly in the 7-digit figure.

As for a fact, his daughter Laura Dern, an actress also owns a net worth of $20 million currently.

Bruce got wide acclaims for his portraying Captain Bob Hyde in the 1978 film Coming Home, & earned his first-ever Academy Award nomination.

Later, he would appear in the film Nebraska (2013) starring Will Forte & June Squibband received the second nomination for Academy Award

From Stage To On-Screen In TV Series & Films

The University of Pennsylvania attendant made began his acting through stage & appeared in Philadelphia premiere of Waiting for Godot. 

Later in 1960, Bruce’s on-screen debut came through a brief role in the film Wild River (1960) & starred in the TV series Route 66, the same year.

It followed his appearance in commercially successful films: The Wild Angels (1966), The Trip (1967) and The Great Gatsby (1974)

As for a fact, he was one of few actors to kill actor John Wayne‘s character; they shared the screen in The Cowboys (1972) & even received death threats after doing so.

Furthermore, Bruce gained wide acclaim for his appearance in the 1978 film Coming Home alongside Jane Fonda and Jon Voight. It collected $36 million in box-office over the budget of $3 million.

In 1999, he starred in the supernatural horror The Haunting starring Liam Neeson, Catherine Zeta-Jones & Owen Wilson.

Thereafter, Dern would appear in other box-office hits: Monster (2003), Django Unchained (2012), The Hateful Eight (2015) directed by Quentin Tarantino & in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019).

Critically Acclaimed Films & TV Series

His appearance in critically acclaimed movies include The War Wagon (1967), Hang ’em High (1968), Smile (1975), Family Plot (1976), Nebraska (2013), The Mustang (2019), The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) and QT8: The First Eight (2019)

Over the years, the Chicago, Illinois-born actor has also appeared in many TV series: Stoney Burke (1962- 1963), Gunsmoke (1965- 1966), The Big Valley (1966- 1968) and Big Love (2006- 2011).

Bruce Dern’s Filmography & Box-Office Collection:

FilmBudgetBox-Office Collection
The Wild Angels (1966)$360,000$15.54 million
The Trip (1967)$100,000$10 million
The Cowboys (1972)$6 million$19.25 million
The Great Gatsby (1974)$7 million$26.5 million
The Haunting (1999)$80 million$180.2 million
Monster (2003)$8 million$64.2 million
Django Unchained (2012) starring Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz & Leonardo DiCaprio$100 million$425.4 million
The Hateful Eight (2015) alongside Samuel L. Jackson & Kurt Russell$44-$54 million$155.8 million
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)  starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt & Margot Robbie$90-$96 million$374.3 million

Where Does Bruce Dern Live?

Currently, Bruce Dern lives in his house in Pasadena, California; the property spread on 2,554 sq. ft. features 3 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms.

He bought in March 2004 for a reported $1.125 million.

Formerly, Dern resided in Malibu, California.

Father Of 2 Children From 3 Marriages

Bruce has been married three times in his life & divorced with two. Currently, he lives with his wife third wife Andrea Beckett; they exchanged vows on October 20, 1969, & are together ever since.

They are yet to share children.

Formerly, he was in a marital relationship with Marie Dawn Pierce from September 7, 1957, to 1959

Thereafter, the actor married second wife Diane Ladd in 1960.

The now-former duo, even more, welcomed 2 children together: Diane Elizabeth Dern (born in 1961) & Laura Elizabeth Dern (born on February 10, 1967).

However, they divorced after 9 years of marriage on September 18, 1969.

Short-Bio:

Bruce was born Bruce MacLeish Dern on June 4, 1936, in Chicago, Illinois, the USA. His father John Dern (1903-1958) was a utility chief and attorney & mother’s name was Jean Dern (1908-1972).

After graduating from New Trier High School, he attended the University of Pennsylvania.

An American by nationality, Dern hails from  Dutch, English, German and Scottish descent.

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Mario Van Peebles-Height, Net Worth, Movies, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Life

Distinguished film director Mario Van Peebles came in the light for his multiple roles ranges from writing, directing to starring in a 1971 groundbreaking film Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song. His exceptional directorial skills can also be seen in the mega-hit crime action 1991 movie New Jack City

Van Peebles is also credited for his work in many other high-profile projects like One Life to Live, The Cosby Show, Living Single, Law & Order, and All My Children as well.      

What Is Mario Van Peebles Net Worth? 

Mario Van Peebles has an estimated net worth of $12 million as of 2020. He has collected such a good fortune from his career in show business solely. 

Professionally-turned since 1971, the versatile director and actor, Peebles has already given a number of blockbuster films to the industry. Let’s take close look at some acclaimed projects he was part of, 

Movie Budget – Box officeCast Member
Heartbreak Ridge (1986)$15 million – $121.7 millionClint Eastwood and Marsha Mason
Jaws: The Revenge (1987)$23 million – $51.9 millionLorraine Gary and Lance Guest
New Jack City (1991)$8 million – $47.6 millionWesley Snipes and Chris Rock

Mario Van Peebles also uses his Hollywood platform to support education and eco-consciousness. 

Listed His Los Angeles House For $1.5 Million

In July 2013, Mario Van Peebles put his house located in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles on the market with an asking price of $1,519,000. Online resources reveal that the house first popped up for sale for $1,675,000 in October 2012. 

The house reappeared on the market with a new and lower asking price of $1,550,000 in early 2013.  

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Property records show Van Peebles bought the house for $875,000 back in October 1989. The 4,225 square feet property features four bedrooms and 3.75 bathrooms. 

Additionally, the actor and his wife Chittra Van Peebles-Sukhus also own a house in the Big Bear Lake area which they acquired in 1999 for $170,000.  

Belongs To The Family Of Performers

Mario Van Peebles was born on 15th January 1957, in Mexico City, Mexico. His father Melvin Van Peebles is a writer, actor, director, and musician. On the other side, his mother, Maria Marx, is also a German actress and skilled photographer.  

He spent the majority of his childhood along with his two siblings, a sister Megan Van Peebles and a brother, Max Van Peebles. They both also have an impressive career in the show business.  

 In 1974, Van Peebles graduated from Saint Thomas More School. He later attended Columbia University and earned his bachelor’s degree in economics in 1974.

Wife And Children 

Mario Van Peebles was first married to Lisa Vitello. The couple never revealed when the two married and divorced. The two have a son named Mandela Van Peebles, a rapper (b June 4, 1994).  

Van Peebles is now married Chittra Sukhu for several years. The couple has four children: two daughters Morgana Van Peebles and Maya Van Peebles and two sons Marley Van Peebles and Makaylo Van Peebles. All of them are actors.  

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Joseph Russo-Movies, Height, Net Worth, Life, Wife, Bio

What Is The Fortune Of Joseph Russo?

Best known for directing the superhero movie, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Joseph Russo is an American director, producer, and screenwriter. Similarly, he is also recognized for directing other 3 MCU films: Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame.  

Russo won an Emmy Award for his directing skill for the television sitcom, Arrested Development. As of 2020, Joseph has an estimated net worth of $10 million

Career

Joseph Russo has been active in the entertainment industry since 1994. In debuted as a produced with the unreleased theatrically film, Piece in 1997. Also, he wrote and directed the movie. After that, in 2002, he worked as a director and writer in the American Caper comedy movie Welcome to Collinwood

From 2003 to 2005, Russo directed the television sitcom, Arrested Development starring actors, Jason Bateman, Will Arnett, Alia Shawkat, Tony Hale, and Jessica Walter. For his work on the series, he earned huge popularity among people. 

In 2006, Joseph again showed his directing skills in the film You, Me, and Dupree. Similarly, he worked as an executive producer and director in television shows like LAX, What About Brian, and Carpoolers.

Again, Arrested Development director came to the limelight after serving director and executive producer in Dan Harmon’s sitcom Community. Then, in 2014, 48 years old star earned worldwide popularity for directing MCU film Captain America: The Winter Soldier starring Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie, and Samuel L. Jackson. 

Additionally, Russo directed the superhero movies Captain America: Civil War (2016) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018). Currently, in 2019, he again contributed another hit to the industry, Avengers: Endgame. Later, he produced other movies, 21 Bridges, Relic, and Extraction

Some of his other notable TV series are Running Wilde, Happy Endings, Up All Night, Animal Practice, Agent Carter, Deadly Class, and Larry Charles’ Dangerous World of Comedy. The producer’s 2020 onwards post-production films are Cherry and Everything Everywhere All at Once

Besides that, Joseph is also involved in acting. He appeared as Dr. Fine in The Winter Soldier and Dr. Theo Broussard in the Civil War

Moreover, the versatile figure Russo appeared as Bert in Infinity War deleted scene. In 2019, he made a cameo appearance as Grieving Man in the film Avengers: Endgame. As per the report, he is giving a voice to the movie executive in The Simpsons.

Short-Biography

Joseph Russo was born Joseph Vincent Russo on July 18, 1971, in Cleveland, Ohio, the United States. His father, Basil Russo is a politician while his mother is Patricia Russo

Joseph has an elder brother, Anthony Russo. He is also a director, producer, and screenwriter. The sibling duo has worked together almost in every film and TV series. 

Talking about Russo’s education, he attended Benedictine High School and The University of Iowa. Later, he graduated from Case Western Reserve University

Who Is Joseph Russo Married To?

5 feet 7 inches tall screenwriter Joseph Russo is a married man. As per the report, he exchanged wedding rings with Pooja Raj in 2011. 

Together, the duo has two children, however, the identity of their daughters is yet to be revealed.

As of 2020, the director lives a blissful life with his wife and kids in his luxurious house located at Los Angeles.

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Lea Thompson-Awards, Boyfriend, Height, Net Worth, Movies, Bio, Life

Actress Lea Thompson is also notable as a director and Television producer. The veteran performer came in the light and gained worldwide fame after her breakthrough role in the smash-hit Back to the Future trilogy. She also snagged the title role in the acclaimed NBC sitcom Caroline in the City.     

Thompson’s other major triumph movies are All the Right Moves (1983), Red Dawn (1984), Some Kind of Wonderful (1987), and The Beverly Hillbillies (1993). She played Kathryn Kennish in the ABC Family series Switched at Birth (2011-17).   

How Much Is Lea Thompson Worth? Income Sources And Salary Details

As per Celebrity Net Worth, Lea Thompson possesses $14 million net worth. Her main source of income is her acting career. Her director husband Howard Deutch owns $25 million net worth. 

Lea Thompson played Lorraine Baines McFly in the 1985 hit movie Back to the Future. Sources reported, the actress was paid $650,000 from the project.   

Thompson has also acted in a number of box office hit films. Here is the list, 

Movie Budget – Box OfficeCast Member
The Beverly Hillbillies (1993)$25 million – $57.4 million Diedrich Bader, Dabney Coleman, and Lily Tomlin
Back to the Future (1985)$19 million – $389.1 millionMichael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, and Crispin Glover
Back to the Future Part II (1989)$40 million – $335.9 millionThomas F. Wilson
Back to the Future Part III (1990)$40 million – $246.1 millionMary Steenburgen

Thompson’s upcoming movie is Mark, Mary & Some Other People

Spent $1.425 Million On Her Los Angeles Home 

 Lea Thompson lives in her house nestled in Los Angeles, California. The actress and husband Howard Deutch bought the mansion back in Sep 1996 for $1.425 million, as per public records.  

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The 6,586 sq ft home also features six bedrooms and seven bathrooms. 

Philanthropic Endeavors  

Besides her work in movies and TV shows, Lea Thompson is also notable for her great contribution to various charitable organizations.  

Thompson supports Generation Rescue, Michael J. Fox Foundation as well as Race to Erase MS. 

Awards And Achievements 

Lea Thompson has won a number of accolades for her work in show business. The actress is the recipient of Young Artist Awards, Kids’ Choice Awards, People’s Choice Awards, and American Movie Awards. 

Where Is Lea Thompson From? 

Lea Thompson was born on 31st May 1961, in Rochester, Minnesota. She is the daughter of Barbara Barry Thompson and Cliff Thompson.  

Lea also has four siblings, two sisters Coleen Goodrich and Shannon Katona as well as two brothers Andrew Thompson, a ballet dancer, and Barry Thompson. She studied ballet and started dancing by the age of 14. She even got the scholarship to the American Ballet Theatre.

Enduring Relationship With Husband Howard Deutch 

Lea Thompson tied the knot with her husband Howard Deutch on 23rd July 1989. The two met for the first time while her then future-hubby Howard was directing Some Kind of Wonderful (1987).

The couple also has two daughters, Zoey Deutch, an actress and producer, and Madelyn Deutch, a writer, and director.   

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Jason Priestley-House, Girlfriend, Height, Net Worth, Movies, Bio, Life

Actor Jason Priestley is perhaps best-known for his role as Brandon Walsh on ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’. Similarly, he has worked in a number of popular TV shows. Starting out in 1984, he has since made himself a TV staple.

Priestley is also a director and has worked in numerous films as a director including 7th Heaven, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, ‘Cas and Dylan’, etc. He is also a race car driver and once got injured when he crashed into a wall at 180 miles per hour.

What Is The Net Worth Of Jason Priestley?

Jason Priestley has a net worth of around $20 million as of May 2020. He made this net worth primarily from a career as an actor.

Priestley’s 1986 debut on the big screen established himself in the industry. Then he worked on a series of films that made him popular among movie fans.

Sold House In Toluca Lake

The ’90210′ actor had a house in Toluca Lake that he bought for $2.14 million in May 2007. The estate has 3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.

His former estate is spread over 3,200 sq. ft. The star listed the house in $2.1 million in 2011 and later the property was sold for $2 million taking a $140,000 loss.

He later bought a house in Studio City, California, USA, for around $2,720,000. The estate spread over 5,075 square feet, and had 5 bedrooms along with 6.5 bathrooms.

Salary And Box Office Earnings

Priestley earned a salary of $70,000 per episode and earned $46,000 on top of the $70,000 for his directorial work. Similarly, various online sources have claimed that he earns $2.64 million on a yearly basis.

The actor has a lot of acting credits on various hits at the box office. Here is a list of his earnings over the years.

Box Office EarningsMovie
$7,177,431The Boy Who Could Fly 
$940,173Watchers          
$2,501,113Calendar Girl    
$56,505,065Tombstone       
$8,423Coldblooded    
$2,542,264        Love and Death on Long Island (1998)
$18,260,865Eye of the Beholder       
$45,170Barenaked in America   
$160,268Cherish
$320,092Die Mommie Die            
$2,784Zoom   

Career On TV

Priestley’s first role on TV was in 1978’s Stacey. Then after a short break later, he played roles on Airwolf, 21 Jump Street, and Danger Bay. After a small appearance in MacGyver in 1988, he was cast in the main role of Buzz Gunderson in Teen Angel in 1989.

The same year, he was also part of the main ensemble in Sister Kate. In 1990, he had the lead role on Teen Angel Returns before being cast as part of the main cast in ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’. He played the role of Brandon Walsh starting from 1990 till 2000.

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His work on ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ made him a popular name in American TV. His most memorable role of 1992 was his voice role on Eek! The Cat and when he hosted Saturday Night Live.

Priestley starred on the TV movies Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye, Common Ground, and Homicide: The Movie in 2000 along with a small role in The 11 O’Clock Show.

In 2002, he worked in Jeremiah, Tom Stone, Warning: Parental Advisory, and The True Meaning of Christmas Specials. After some mediocre TV shows like Quintuplets and Rides, he was cast as Jack Harper in True Calling in 2004.

Some of his other popular TV shows include Love Monkey, Side Order of Life, Haven, Call Me Fitz, etc.

Short Biography

Jason Priestley was born Jason Bradford Priestley on August 28, 1969, in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to Lorne Priestley and Sharon Mason. 

He went to Argyle Secondary School and has a sister named Justine Priestley.

Priestley is married to Naomi Lowde as of May 2020. They tied the knot on May 14, 2005, and have a daughter Ava Veronica (b. July 2, 2007) and a son. Before this, he was married to Ashlee Peterson from 1999 to 2000.

In the past, he has dated Andrea Corr, Christine Elise, and Robyn Lively.

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Adam McKay-Girlfriend, Net Worth, Movies, TV Shows, Bio, Life

Academy-ward nominee Adam McKay is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, comedian, and actor who is widely known for his works in films such as Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, The Other Guys, and The Big Shot.  

Similarly, he also worked as head writer for the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live from 1995 to 2001. Over the past 34-years, Adam has been involved in the arts sector of the entertainment industry.

How Much Is Adam McKay’s Net Worth?

As of 2020, he is estimated to own net worth at around $40 million as per Celebrity Net Worth. Adam’s primary source of his million-dollar fortune is his as a director-producer. 

Moroever, he also garners a decent sum of money form his acting career. 

As per various online sources, a screenwriter reportedly makes as low as $60,000 to as high as $100,000 per year. Similarly, a director makes around $95,263 on average and a producer makes $68,500 annually. 

In 2006, Adam reportedly made $2 million for his work as a screenwirter in the movie Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. 

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Owned a House in Los Feliz

The 52-year-old actor-director owned a 2,887 sq.ft house in Los Feliz. He purchased the 4-bedroom and 4-bathroom house for $1.485 million back in 2003. 

He currently resides in Hancock Park, Los Angeles where the median house price starts at around $2.5 million. 

How Did He Rise To Stardom?

McKay first auditioned for the Saturday Night Live to be an onscreen performer, however, he did not make the cut but earned him a job as a head writer. He served in SNL from 1995 to 2001 for to seasons.

Following his departure from SNL, he and Will Ferrell teamed up to write the comedy films Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Step Brothers, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, and The Other Guys

He also worte films such as The Campaign in 2012 and Daddy’s Home starring Mark Wahlberg and Linda Cardellini in 2015. 

As a producer, he has produced some of the hit films like Land of the Lost, The Goods: Live Hard, The Viginity Hill, Casa de Mi Padre, Tammy, Get Hard, Sleeping with Other People, and The Boss

In 2015, he wrote and directed the film adaption of Michael Lewis’ non-fiction book The Big Short. He received the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for his work in the film. 

Moreove,r from 2015 to October 2016, he hosted the science-comed podcast titled Surprisingly Awesome along with Adam Davidson

He is set to work with Jennifer Lawrence for a biopic film titled Bad Blood which is based on the book Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup. 

Short Biography and Personal Details

Adam McKay was boen on 17th April 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States of America to Sarah who was a waitress. He is an American and has white ethnic descent. 

He went and graduated from Great Valley High School and Pennsylvania State University. He also enrolled at Temple University before dropping out. 

McKay is married to his long-term girlfriend Shira Piven who is popular for directing Welcome to Me and Kristen Wiig. The couple exchanged their wedding vows in 1999 and share two children. 

Did You Know? Adam is one of the foundign members of the Upright Citizens Brigade comedy troupe. 

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Roman Polanski-Family, Girlfriend, Height, Net Worth,Movies, Bio, Life

Roman Polanski is a Polish-French actor, film director, producer and writer. He has been the part of many movies and TV shows like An Officer and a Spy, Based on a True Story.

Besides, despite all the fame coming from his professional accomplishments, he is also in the media for his controversy concerning his sexual misconduct with a 13 years old girl.

Well, let’s discuss his career, net worth, salary, and all his controversy.

Roman Polanski Owns a Net Worth of $45 Million

AS of 2020, Celebrity Net Worth claims Roman Polanski’s net worth at $45 million. 

While, he is paid pretty well as an actor, he also makes a pretty good sum as a writer, director and producer.

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How Much Is Her Salary?

Reportedly, Roman receives a decent sum as his salary from his career. As of 2020, his annual salary is estimated at $7.65 Millions.

Similarly, his monthly salary sits at $637,500. This at the end marks her salary to be $147,115.38 on a weekly basis.

Movies and Other Works

Polanski made his film debut in the 1953 film Trzy opowieści. Shortly after this, he appeared a several other films that include Zaczarowany rower, Rower, Pokolenie, Dwaj ludzie z szafą, and many others.

By 2008, he appeared in a about a dozen of movies after which he took a hiatus from acting for about 10 years and in 2019 he appeared in An Officer and a Spy.

Talking about his career as a director, he made his directorial debut with 1962 film Knife in the Water, and subsequently directed films like Les plus belles escroqueries du monde, A Day at the Beach, Chinatown.   

Recently in 2017, he directed Based on a True Story, and in 2019, he both wrote and directed An Officer and a Spy

Similarly, he has also been the part of short films like A Therapy, Ssaki, Le Gros et le Maigre, Gdy spadaja anioly, Lampa, and many others.

Apparently, for all these works, he apparently received a pretty decent salary.

Movies & Their Box office Collection

Needless to say, he has been the part of many successful movies and TV shows which has been hugely successful. 

Here we have listed some of his movies with their box office collection.

Movies Box Office Collection
Venus in Fur $8,350,000
Carnage $27,600,000
Rush Hour 3 $258,020,000
The Pianist $120,070,000

Roman Polanski House

While the details about his present residence is not known, back in in 1969, he along with his wife lived in a house above Benedict Canyon in Beverly Hills.

The house that spread in 3.3 acre took 2 years to build, starting from 1942 to 1944. 

The house also featured main residence spreading in 3,200 square foot and guest cottage in around 2,000 square foot.

The house was demolished 1994. Well, before his demolition of the house, several other Hollywood celebrity resided in the building.  

Controversy: Guilty of Sexual Misconduct

Polanski was pledged guilty of sexual misconduct. In fact, he was even charged for the crime but in 1978, he fled United States.

He reportedly claimed guilty of Drugging and raping a minor, a girl merely 13 years of age.

Ever since he fled US, he has been in France and is also a of subject of an Interpol red notice that has issued arrest warrant.

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