Net Worth: $25 Million
- Source of Wealth Directing, Paiting
- Birth Place Brooklyn, New York, USA
- Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)
- Marital Status Married Olatz López Garmendia, Jacqueline Schnabel
- Full Name Julian Schnabel
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth October 26, 1951
- Ethnicity American
- Occupation Painting, Film
- Children Vito Schnabel, Stella Schnabel, Cy Schnabel, Lola Schnabel, Olmo Schnabel
About Julian Schnabel
Julian Schnabel is a filmmaker and artist with an estimated net worth of $25 million dollars. A successful painter, respected in the art world since the 70s, Julian Schnabel became known outside the art world after the release of his first film, “Basquiat” in 1996. Since then he has gone on to receive multiple awards, including a Golden Globe and a BAFTA, and has been nominated for an Oscar.
Born in New York City (Brooklyn) to Jack Schnabel and Esta Greenberg. He moved with his family to Texas when still young. It was in Texas that he spent most of his formative years and where he took up surfing and resolved to be an artist. He is from a Jewish background and his mother was president in 1948 of the Brooklyn chapter of Hadassah, a religious Women’s Zionist Organization in America.
He began his artistic in the last 1970s and was piece of a group 1980s artists including David Salle and Jean-Michel Basquiat who strived to return drawing to its pre-abstraction art. Schnabel’s expansive innovative intuition caused him to move on into photography, music, and film. Schnabel branched to filmmaking in the 1990s. He directed and co-wrote the 1996 feature film Basquiat about another famous artist from the 1980s. In 2001 the artist won the Venice Film Festival’s Silver Lion for his film, Before Night Falls. In 2006 he received the directing prize at the Cannes Film Festival for The Butterfly and The Diving Bell. Schnabel lives in New York. Schnabel saw the release of his ultimate directorial work, the concert film Lou Reed’s Berlin (2008). Julian Schnabel has achieved art world celebrity and mainstream stature through his films, his art, and his well-documented lifestyle.