Peter Jackson Net Worth

Net Worth: $450 Million
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  • Source of Wealth:

    Film
  • Age:

    56
  • Birth Place:

    Pukerua Bay, New Zealand
  • Marital Status:

    Married (Fran Walsh)
  • Full Name:

    Peter Robert Jackson
  • Nationality:

    New Zealand
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About Peter Robert Jackson

Peter Jackson has an estimated net worth of $450 million. Born in New Zealand, Sir Peter Robert Jackson or Peter Jackson is a producer, writer and director.

Peter Jackson is best known for producing and directing many top movies in recent years such as The Lord of the Rings series and also the Hobbit trilogy. Some of his other words include Heavenly Creatures, King Kong, and The Lovely Bones. He has also been the producer of The Adventures of Tintin and the critically acclaimed District 9. Some of his other work is in Heavenly Creatures, Braindead, West of Memphis, and Meet the Feebles among others. Jackson has also featured in cameo roles in several movies over the years. It has been a long career for him. Peter started off with The Valley in 1976, where he was the director, writer and producer.

Most of the movies of Peter have been huge commercial successes. For instance, The Lord of the Rings trilogy has made more than $4 billion. Jackson has himself earned $180 Million from this. For King Kong, he made $20 Million and also $20 Million from the collections of this movie. At that time, it ranked among the highest salaries paid to any director. King Kong earned $600 Million from its worldwide sale.

In 2009, Jackson purchased his own Gulfstream G550 private jet that can fly from the US to New Zealand without stopping for refueling. According to reports, the purchase cost him $60 Million. His personal properly in New Zealand has been valued at $5 Million. There is a private lake within his property.

Peter Jackson contributes to charitable work as well. He has donated NZ$500,000 for stem cell research.

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Earnings 2005

Salary 2005
Salary from King Kong (+ 20% of the gross to be shared with co-writer/producer Fran Walsh & co-writer Philippa Boyens)
$20,000,000

Earnings 2001

Salary 2001
Salary from The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (+ gross points this salary is for all 3 films)
$10,000,000