The Premium The Premium The Premium

Top 100 Richest Directors

With every passing year, we have witnessed the continuous growth and development in the Hollywood. It is no wonder that the film industry is considered as a multi-billion industry because it continues to produce several successful movies year after year. And who else could be the brain and talent behind the success of an exceptional movie? None other than the directors! However, he can also cause the failure of a film because he is the overall in-charge of the production. He can either make or break a film with the way he overlooks just about every aspect. There have been many great Hollywood directors that we have known over the years, but not all of them can be considered as the wealthiest. The financial and critical success does not always go hand in hand in the industry. Even if the movie has earned millions of dollars, they don't always get the nod of many viewers. Or, it can be the other way around. Classic blockbusters have been created by famous directors we know today and they have raked loads of money from them. However, this is not always the scenario of every director if they want high grossing and critically acclaimed films. Demands in the film industry have set new standards each year and every director need to deal with it properly in order to deserve a good payback. Look at George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson and James Cameron who made excellent motion pictures throughout the years. Lights. Camera. Action. Cut! Get to know the richest directors in Hollywood and see how much they have earned to be on top of the list.

Rank Name Net Worth Age Country
#1
George Lucas Net Worth
George Lucas
$6.39 B 73 United States
#2
Steven Spielberg Net Worth
Steven Spielberg
$5.41 B 70 United States
#3
Joao Moreira Salles Net Worth
Joao Moreira Salles
$5.33 B 55
#4
Davis Guggenheim Net Worth
Davis Guggenheim
$2.5 B 53 United States
#5
James Cameron Net Worth
James Cameron
$700 M 63 Canada
#6
Chuck Lorre Net Worth
Chuck Lorre
$600 M 64 United States
#7
James L Brooks Net Worth
James L Brooks
$500 M 77 United States
#8
James Burrows Net Worth
James Burrows
$500 M 76
#9
Peter Jackson Net Worth
Peter Jackson
$450 M 55
#10
Michael Bay Net Worth
Michael Bay
$430 M 52 United States
#11
Tyler Perry Net Worth
Tyler Perry
$400 M 48 United States
#12
Francis Ford Coppola Net Worth
Francis Ford Coppola
$250 M 78 United States
#13
Wachowski Brothers Net Worth
Wachowski Brothers
$250 M
#14
Lee Unkrich Net Worth
Lee Unkrich
$215 M 50
#15
Ridley Scott Net Worth
Ridley Scott
$180 M 79
#16
Michael Crichton Net Worth
Michael Crichton
$175 M 74 United States
#17
Tony and Ridley Scott Net Worth
Tony and Ridley Scott
$165 M
#18
Barry Levinson Net Worth
Barry Levinson
$150 M 75 United States
#19
Guy Ritchie Net Worth
Guy Ritchie
$150 M 49 United Kingdom
#20
Ron Howard Net Worth
Ron Howard
$140 M 63 United States
#21
Christopher Nolan Net Worth
Christopher Nolan
$135 M 47 United Kingdom
#22
Chuck Barris Net Worth
Chuck Barris
$120 M 88 United States
#23
Roland Emmerich Net Worth
Roland Emmerich
$115 M 61 Germany
#24
Tim Burton Net Worth
Tim Burton
$113.2 M 59 United Kingdom
#25
Gore Verbinski Net Worth
Gore Verbinski
$110 M 53 United States
#26
Joss Whedon Net Worth
Joss Whedon
$100 M 53 United States
#27
John Lasseter Net Worth
John Lasseter
$100 M 60 United States
#28
Quentin Tarantino Net Worth
Quentin Tarantino
$90 M 54 United States
#29
Judd Apatow Net Worth
Judd Apatow
$90 M 49 United States
#30
Jay Roach Net Worth
Jay Roach
$90 M 60 United States
#31
Ivan Reitman Net Worth
Ivan Reitman
$85 M 70 Canada
#32
Irwin Winkler Net Worth
Irwin Winkler
$80 M 86 United States
#33
Paul Haggis Net Worth
Paul Haggis
$80 M 64 Canada
#34
Andy Ackerman Net Worth
Andy Ackerman
$80 M United States
#35
Jon Turteltaub Net Worth
Jon Turteltaub
$80 M 54
#36
Coen Brothers Net Worth
Coen Brothers
$80 M
#37
Farrelly Brothers Net Worth
Farrelly Brothers
$72 M
#38
Warren Beatty Net Worth
Warren Beatty
$70 M 80 United States
#39
Bryan Singer Net Worth
Bryan Singer
$70 M 52 United States
#40
John Landis Net Worth
John Landis
$70 M 67 United States
#41
Martin Scorsese Net Worth
Martin Scorsese
$70 M 74 United States
#42
Brian De Palma Net Worth
Brian De Palma
$65 M 77 United States
#43
Brett Ratner Net Worth
Brett Ratner
$65 M 48 United States
#44
David Fincher Net Worth
David Fincher
$65 M 55 United States
#45
John Woo Net Worth
John Woo
$60 M 71 China
#46
David Lynch Net Worth
David Lynch
$60 M 71 United States
#47
Jon Favreau Net Worth
Jon Favreau
$60 M 50 United States
#48
Rob Reiner Net Worth
Rob Reiner
$60 M 70 United States
#49
Barry Sonnenfeld Net Worth
Barry Sonnenfeld
$60 M 64 United States
#50
Anthony Edwards Net Worth
Anthony Edwards
$55 M 55
Page 1 of 212