Roger Ebert Net Worth

Net Worth: $9 Million
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  • Source of Wealth:

    Journalism, Film Critic, Writing
  • Birth Place:

    Urbana, Illinois, U.S.
  • Marital Status:

    Married (Chaz Ebert)
  • Full Name:

    Roger Joseph Ebert
  • Nationality:

    American
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About Roger Joseph Ebert

Roger Ebert has an estimated net worth of $9 million. The American film critic died after his fight with cancer in April 2013. The critic was born in Urbana, Illinois on June 18, 1942 as Roger Joseph Ebert. Ebert had many roles which contributed to his net worth including: journalist, author, film historian, screenwriter and film critic. He was a well known and respected film critic known by many in the film industry. His column where he reviewed films started in 1967 in the Chicago Sun Times was distributed to more than 200 media outlets and also available online.

Ebert wrote 15 books. He got his start in writing early at the age of 15 Ebert was a sportswriter. He would later write for his university newspaper helping them win a number of awards. In 1975 Ebert received aPulitzer Prize in Criticism making him one ofthe first critics in film to receive the award. Ebert was the first of many things in 2005 he received his start on the world's famous Hollywood's Walk of Fame which made the film critic the first to receive the honour in his field.

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Earnings 2015

Asset Nov. 2015
Purchase value of Roger Ebert's 18,000 Class B shares of Google
$1,800,000

Earnings 2011

Book Sales Sep. 2011
Sales of the book Life Itself (approximately 9 thousand copies sold in the first week of release)
$153,000
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