Source of Wealth:Film
Birth Place:New York City
Full Name:Todd Bunzl
Date of Birth:December 20, 1970
Occupation:Director, Screenwriter, Producer, Actor
About Todd Bunzl
Estimated 2010 salary according to Vanity Fair: $34 Million
$15 million: The Hangover Part II (fee for writing, producing, and directing)
$13 million: The Hangover (back-end for producing and directing; excludes $39 million earned in 2009)
$3 million: Due Date (back-end for producing and directing, based on worldwide gross of $200 million, as of December 31, 2010)
$2 million: Older film revenue
$1 million: Project X (fee for producing upcoming low-budget comedy)
The filmmaker,born Todd Bunzel in Long Island, NY, and inspired by his junk-food movie addiction, Phillips enrolled in N.Y.U. to pursue a career as a filmmaker.
He is best known for directing the comedy films Road Trip, Old School, The Hangover, and Due Date.
In 2009 Todd Phillips exchanged his salary for directing The Hangover and instead accepted a back end equity investment. When the movie became a hit, Phillips earned an impressive $40 million.