Top 10 Most Popular Richest Directors 2017 List
World of cinema is full of some finest creations which allow a common man to set aside his pressure of work and enjoy some free hours. These creations involve efforts made by some great minds who have initiated their ideas into a power booster presentation. The one who create great movies is none other than the ‘director’ of the film. He is the person who directs the artistic and dramatic aspects of a movie. Being a director is a tough job but it allows a successful career with good income and publicity. Here is the list of top 10 richest directors in the world in 2016-2017.
Top 10 Richest Directors in the World 2017 List
George Lucas: The list of top 10 directors who have made good money from the world of cinema is topped by director of epic ‘Star wars’, George Lucas. Besides being a director, he is also a writer, producer and a well-known businessman. In 2005, he was also honored with Lifetime Achievement Award from American film Institute. He owns a net worth of approximate $4.3 Billion.
Steven Spielberg: This combo of talent by being a director, scriptwriter and producer possess fortune of around $3.6 billion. He gained popularity all around the world because of his two blockbusters named ‘Jurassic Park’ and ‘Jaws’.
James Cameron: A director who receives an international acclaim with his directorial creations ‘Avatar’, ‘Titanic’, ‘Aliens’ and ‘The Terminator’. With a turnover of around $700 million, Cameron holds third position from the top in the list of top 10 richest directors.
Tyler Perry: Director of some superb films like single moms club and the Gone Girl, Tyler own a fortune of around $450 million. Despite being a director, he owns specialization in acting, playwright and production.
Michael Bay: He is the one who has won great appraisal for the special effects shown in his films namely ‘Pearl Harbor’ and ‘Transformer’ series. His net worth is $430 million which comes from both his directorship qualities and his co-production company ‘Platinum dunes’.
Peter Jackson: With a turnover of $400 million, this handsome looking person is a director, writer and cinematographer as well. He gained great recognition and money for his films like ‘The Lord of the rings trilogy’ and ‘King Kong’ and entered the list of top 10 richest directors in the world.
Wachowski Brothers: Behind the great blockbusters named Bound and Matrix, there is no one other than these Wachowski Brothers. These brothers own a fortune of approximate $250 million.
Christopher Nolan: A director, screenwriter and a producer, Christopher Nolan is known for giving a thrilling experience to the film industry by creations like ‘Memento’ and ‘Inception’. With a turnover around $150 million, this director has also shown his directorial skills in the ‘Batman’ franchise.
Barry Levinson: An Oscar winning director for the movie ‘Rain Man’. Among the top 10 richest directors, Barry owns a fortune of around $150 million.
Tim Burton: Director of ‘Alice in Wonderland’, ‘Charlie and the Chocolate factory’, Tim possess wealth around $140 million.
All the above directors have achieved great accolades for their work in the entertainment industry. They have earned great respect and above all monetary consideration which makes them stand in the list of top 10 richest directors in the world in 2016.