Net Worth: $1.2 Billion
- Source of Wealth Business, Company, TV, Film
- Birth Place Lakewood Township, New Jersey
- Marital Status Married to Jamie Leigh Anne Alexander Tisch
- Full Name Steven Tisch
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth February 14, 1949
- Occupation Businessman
- Education Tufts University
- Children three children
About Steve Tisch
American businessman Steve Tisch has an estimated net worth of $1.2 billion. Born Steven Tisch on February 14, 1949 in Lakewood Township, New Jersey, he attended Tufts University where he started his filmmaking career. He also did several movies backed by Columbia Pictures during his youth. He left Columbia in 1976 and began producing his own films. His first feature film was Outlawz Blues which was followed by Risky Business in 1983, giving Tom Cruise his first lead role.
Tisch produced several films for TV and the big screen. He produced a controversial made-for-TV-movie The Burning Bed where Farrah Fawcett played the battered wife. It had 11 Emmy nominations. Other television movies include Something So Right, Out on the Edge, and The People Next Door. He also produced successful films such as Forrest Gump, which won the Best Motion Picture Academy Award and a Golden Globe, American History X, and Snatch.
Steve Tisch is a partner in Escape Artist which released The Weather Man in the fall of 2005 starring Nicolas Cage, and The Pursuit of Happyness in December 2006 starring Will Smith. Among the other films are Seven Pounds starring Smith, Knowing starring Cage, and The Taking of Pelham 123 starring Denzel Washington and John Travolta. In 2005, he was the Chairman and Executive Vice President of the New York Giants. The team won the Super Bowl twice, in 2008 and 2012, and he was the recipient of the Vince Lombardi twice. This gave him the distinction of being the only person who has ever won an Academy Award and a Super Bowl Ring.