Quick Facts of

  • First NameRusso
  • Last NameBrothers
  • Net Worth$30 million
  • CareerModel
  • Age52 Years
  • Height5'6'' | 5'10''
  • MotherPatricia Russo
  • FatherBasil Russo

The “Russo Brothers” is the collective name given to the American filmmaking duo of brothers, Anthony Russo and Joseph “Joe” Russo. In their prolific career, they have written, directed, produced, and acted in many movies and TV shows.

Perhaps the Russo Brothers’ greatest achievements are their directorial vision on four movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, namely: 2014’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier, 2016’s Captain America: Civil War, 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War, and 2019’s Avengers: Endgame. 

In this article, we look at the visionary filmmakers’ careers and their net worth.

What is the Russo Brothers’ Net Worth? Salary & Earnings Details 

The Russo Brothers are believed to have a combined net worth of $30 million. Anthony Russo is reportedly worth $10 million and his younger brother is believed to have a net worth of $20 million.

They started making movies out of their university and funded their projects out of their own pockets. They caught the eye of filmmakers and producers who helped them get into the industry. 

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Their earliest taste of success came when Ron Howard called upon them to direct the pilot episode for the Fox sitcom, Arrested Development. Their work ended up winning them a Primetime Emmy Award.

After working as executive producers and directors for TV shows like ABC’s Carpoolers and Happy Endings, and NBC’s Community, as well as directing their 2006 movie, You, Me and Dupree, the brothers stumbled upon a gold mine in Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

The movie released on April 4, 2014, and went on to gross over $714.4 million. 

The filmmaker brothers’ greatest achievements in cinema are undoubtedly their string of movies that they directed for the Marvel Cinematic Universe

They went on to direct progressively more successful movies for the MCU, culminating in the 2019 movie, Avengers: Endgame. Endgame holds the record for the highest-grossing movie of all time, setting the record at over 2.798 billion dollars to date.  

After their obligations with the MCU ended, they have moved to other endeavors, including producing the Netflix action movie, Extraction, starring Chris Hemsworth. 

Box Office Earnings

The filmmaker brothers’ greatest achievements in cinema are undoubtedly their string of movies that they directed for the Marvel Cinematic Universe.   

The Russo Brothers led the running of top-grossing directors for 2016, which was before Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame even released. 

As it turned out, the two movies went on to be two of the highest-grossing movies of all time, with the latter being the highest-grossing movie of all time. The table below illustrates the box-office earnings of the four Marvel Cinematic Universe movies they directed:

MovieBudget (In $)Box Office Earnings (In $)
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) 170–177 million714.4 million
Captain America: Civil War (2016) 250 million1.153 billion
Avengers: Infinity War (2018) 316–400 million2.048 billion
Avengers: Endgame (2019) 356 million2.798 billion

Who are the Russo Brothers?

The “Russo Brothers” is the name given to the duo of filmmaker brothers, Anthony Russo and Joseph “Joe” Russo.

Anthony J. Russo (born on February 3, 1970), and Joseph Vincent Russo (born on July 8, 1971) were born to Basil Russo and Patricia Gallupoli.

Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, the brothers attended Benedictine High School. But while Joe majored in English and writing from the University of Iowa, Anthony pursued a business degree from the University of Pennsylvania before switching majors to English.

They started making films together when they were both graduate students at Case Western Reserve University. They personally financed their first feature film, Pieces. Their work was so well-liked by filmmaker Steven Soderbergh that he offered to produce their next project. 

Along with co-producer George Clooney, the caper comedy, Welcome to Collinwood, was released in 2002 starring Clooney, William H. Macy, and Sam Rockwell, among others. Their career officially took off then.