Net Worth: $50 Million
- Source of Wealth Film
- Birth Place Mahé, Pondicherry, India
- Height 5' 11" (1.80 m)
- Marital Status Married (Bhavna Vaswani)
- Full Name Manoj Shyamalan
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth August 6, 1970
- Ethnicity Malayali and Tamil Indian
- Occupation Director, Screenwriter, Producer, Actor
- Education Tisch School of the Arts
- Children 1 (Saleka Shyamalan)
About M. Night Shyamalan
M. Night Shyamalan is an American-Indian screenwriter and movie director with an estimated net worth of approximately $50 million. He gained most of his wealth by directing many supernatural thrillers and horrors which are famous for its plot twists and unconventional filmmaking styles.
M. Night Shyamalan’s first successful movie was The Sixth Sense with Bruce Willis which was an instant classic and favorite amongst many horror movie lovers. His next movie was Unbreakable with Samuel L. Jackson and Bruce Willis which critics didn’t actually like, but was a large box-office success.
In 2002, he made another supernatural movie starring Mel Gibson called Signs which grossed over $400 million worldwide. After that, he also kept doing movies with similar themes like The Village, and The Happening. In last few years, he has produced a couple of Hollywood blockbusters right until he started to make new movies like The Last Airbender and After Earth with Will and Jaden Smith.
Earnings & Financial Data
The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of M. Night Shyamalan's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.
- Earnings 2004
- Earnings 2002
- Earnings 2000
- Earnings 1999
Salary from The Village ($7.2 million for story rights, $300 thousand for writing, $3 million for producing, and $221 thousand for directing)
Salary from Signs (for writing, directing, and co-producing the movie)
Salary from Unbreakable
Salary from The Sixth Sense