How Much Is Steven Spielberg Net Worth? Complete Info
Steven Spielberg is the world’s most successful director. His movies have grossed over $10 billion and the accolades he has earned speaks for his incredible works.
A juggernaut in the movie industry, he has been a trailblazer for the past several decades. Best known for Jaws (1975), Jurrasic Park (1993), E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982), and Schindler’s List (1993), he has made some of the greatest movies.
Steven is also responsible for bringing many iconic characters to life, including Indiana Jones and E.T. He is also the man who made velociraptors mainstream.
Age & Family
Steven Spielberg was born on 18th December 1946 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Arnold Spielberg and Leah Adler. He has three siblings, all sisters: Nancy Spielberg, Anne Spielberg, and Sue Spielberg.
The eminent director is married to actress Kate Capshaw.
Steven Spielberg with wife Kate Capshaw at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards (Photo: zimbio.com)
The two first met during the making of Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom (1984). The two tied the knot on 12th October 1991 after Kate converted to Judaism.
As of January 2020, the two have been married for 29 years.
Steven’s Past Relationship
Steven was previously married to actress Amy Irving from 1985 to 1989. The two also had a son, Max Spielberg, on 13th June 1985.
The divorce cost the E.T. director $100 million.
The Jurrasic Park director has seven children. Besides Max Spielberg, who he had with Amy, he had Sasha Spielberg, Sawyer Spielberg, and Destry Allen Spielberg with Kate Capshaw.
Steven and his wife also adopted Theo Spielberg and Mikaela Georg Spielberg. Steven is also stepfather to Kate’s daughter with her ex-husband Robert Capshaw, Jessica Capshaw.
Steven Spielberg's House
The billionaire director lives in his 20,000 square feet house in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles. Some of the past owners of the property include David O.Selznick, Douglas Fairbanks, and Barbara Hutton.
Steven Spielberg's house (Photo: architecturaldigest.com)
Steven said that the history of the house attracted him instinctively. He further added what was important to him about the property. In his own words:
It was important for me to know that David Selznick had lived there during the time he produced Gone With the Wind.
He renovated the place after enlisting Harry Newman and Frank Pennino’s architectural expertise.
Besides building the home of his dreams, he has also owned real estate in California, New York, and the Hamptons.
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According to the LA Times, the director sold his oceanfront compound in Malibu for $26 million in 2015.
He made horror films with his sisters before his professional career.
He is godfather to Drew Barrymore and Gwyneth Paltrow.
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Steven stands at a height of 5 feet 7 ¾ inches (1.72 meters).
His movie, Jaws, is considered the world’s first summer blockbuster.
Jaws is also the first movie to earn $100 million in the box office.