Who is Peter Jackson and what is his net worth 2018? I always believe that being a film director, a screenwriter, and a film producer is a lucrative career, and Peter Jackson is proving me right. He is a man that bears all these labels, and he is great at all of them. He is talented as a screenwriter and also great in directing and producing. If you have watched The Hobbit Trilogy as well as The Lord of The Rings, then you know what I am talking about. He wrote these two, directed them, and produced them. It all turned out amazing; right? If they did not, they would not have gained the number of fans they gained.
Peter Jackson was born in the year 1961 in October. He is the son of Joan and William Bill Jackson who was immigrants from England. He grew up with love for films and started making short films using a camera given to their family by a friend. His favourite movie was King Kong. In his younger years, he made a WWII called The Dwarf Patrol. He also made a spoof of James Bond called Cold finger. He won a prize for having the best shots for his short called The Valley.
Jackson made a fashion splatter comedy called Bad Taste on which his friends assisted him with it. It was successful after many working days. When it was unveiled at Cannes Film Festival, it was well received by many people and the rights sold to many countries after its unveiling. In the same period, he worked on writing many other scripts many of which were not turned into movies. The next film that Jackson released was called Meet The Feebles, and it also did well as it attracted Japanese Investors who turned it from a short film to a full-length film.
In 1994, he made another hit called the Heavenly creature that was based on a true story where two girls who were best friends conspired and murdered the mother of one of the girls. He also made a mockumentary that he called Forgotten Silver. These two were received amazingly by the public.
Jackson also produced the Lord of the Rings Trilogy, and it was epic. The Return of the King which further drove his name to greater heights of success. He even won awards; a total of 11 Oscar awards. Other than these, he also played a key role in the remaking of King Kong. He also directed and produced The Lovely Bones, The Hobbit, and many others. He was also among the people that produced The Adventures of Tintin (2011). There are so many successful works that Jackson has done, and he keeps doing more including charitable works like donating money for stem cell research.
The awards that Jackson has won are more than twenty from the time he ventured into film making. The nominations for awards, on the other hand, are uncountable. This just shows that he is indeed a pro.
Peter Jackson net worth
The estimated net worth of Peter Jackson is $470 million. He is one of the richest film producers, directors, and screenwriters.
With all his talent, we are glad that he makes as much as he does. All that hard work has finally paid off, and now he gets to enjoy the fruits of his labour. If there is anyone out there looking to be a film director, a producer, or a screenwriter, the man to look up to is Peter Jackson.