With an approximate net worth of more than $110 million USD, Martin Scorsese is one of the top of the line Hollywood director ever seen. He is a multi-talented personality who used to work in different-different roles whether it is production of movie or direction, as well as in screen play writing or as a historian, he is best in all the fields. Due to all this stuffs, Scorsese has this much hefty net worth.
Martin Scorsese Biography
Martin Charles Scorsese, who was born on 17 November 1942 in Queens, New York, U.S. is a top class director of all time in the Hollywood. He raised in Little Italy, Manhattan, U.S. because his family moved there before he started schooling. He is one of the richest director ever known in this film industry. He attended Cardinal Hayes High School in the Bronx later in 1964 he graduated as a B.A. in English from NYU’s Washington Square College (now known as the College of Arts and Science).
In 1966, he attended to earn his M.F.A. (Master of Fine Arts) from NYU’s School of the Arts (now known as the Tisch School of the Arts). Scorsese is one of America’s most respected modern filmmakers due to his excellent work in direction. Throughout his life, he was in relation with several women and married five times in his life. Scorsese founded “The Film Foundation” which is a nonprofit organization completely dedication film preservation in 1990 and also the founding body of “World Cinema Foundation” in 2007. He achieve so many honors and awards for his remarkable work in Hollywood. In 2007, author Vincent LoBrutto released his biography named “Martin Scorsese: A Biography”.
Martin Scorsese is known for his marvelous work in direction although, he is a remarkable producer, screen play writer as well as film historian. He started his filmy career at the grass roots because when he was child, he suffers from asthma and could not play sports or do any activities with other children, so his parents used to take him to movie theaters, at that time he developed a passion for movies direction. In 1967, he made his direction debut from a drama film “Who’s That Knocking at My Door”.
After that, he directed numerous award winning movies. His direction work is centered with themes such as Sicilian-American identity, Roman Catholic concepts of guilt and redemption, faith, machismo, modern crime, and gang conflict. In 1973, he directed crime film “Mean Streets” and a vigilante thriller “Taxi Driver” in 1976. He also noted for his successful collaboration with actor Leonardo DiCaprio and directed him in five movies from Gangs of New York in 2002 to The Wolf of Wall Street in 2013.
In 1999 Scorsese also produced a documentary on Italian filmmakers titled Il Mio Viaggio in Italia, also known as My Voyage to Italy in 1999. After that, he produced heavy budget movie, Gangs of New York in 2002 whose budget exceeds more than $100 million. His movie “The Aviator” in 2004 is a lavish movie with highly positive reviews and a sensation in box office, got several awards in numerous categories. Scorsese made numerous remarkable amazing movies in his career which are at the top of the box office reviews.
Martin Scorsese got plenty of awards and honor for his mind-blowing direction of the movies. His incredible direction made him the most remarkable personality in the Hollywood film industry. His movies and the actors associate also achieve many awards in different-different categories. In 1995, he receive Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice Film Festival and also received the AFI Life Achievement Award in 1997. In 2011, won the Primetime Emmy Award for direction of Drama Series “Boardwalk Empire” and also won two Emmy Awards for direction in 2012. He receives numerous awards and honor in his Outstanding Directing career.
Martin Scorsese Net Worth and Income Profile in 2017
Martin Scorsese remains a talented filmmaker in his middle age. Nowadays he earns even more from his production house that’s why his net worth is at the top when compared to other directors. His net worth is more than $110 million US dollars as of 2017, and got this hefty net worth due to dedicated work and direction skills, which he learnt from grass roots.
Martin Scorsese is now 75 year of age, and at this time period also working as a non-stop train. Nowadays, he earned more from production than direction due to his production house but his passion for direction is never ending. We wish him best of luck for his future endeavours.