How rich is Todd Phillips?
Todd Phillips Net Worth:
|Birth date:||December 20, 1970|
|Birth place:||New York City, New York, United States|
|Height:||6 ft (1.83 m)|
|Profession:||Film director, Screenwriter, Film Producer, Actor|
|Education:||New York University, Tisch School of the Arts|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Parents:||Lorette Phillips, Peter Bunzl|
|Nominations:||Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay|
Todd Phillips biography:
Estimated 2010 salary based on Vanity Fair: $34 Million
$15 million: The Hangover Part II (fee for writing, producing, and directing)
$13 million: The Hangover (back-end for producing and directing; excludes $39 million earned in 2009)
$3 million: Due Date (backend for producing and directing, based on global gross of $200 million, as of December 31, 2010)
$2 million: Older picture revenue
$1 million: Project X (fee for producing upcoming low budget comedy)
American screenwriter and film director,Todd Phillips comes with an estimated net worth of $55 million.
The filmmaker,produced Todd Bunzel in Long Island, NY, and inspired by his junk-food film addiction, Phillips enrolled in N.Y.U. to pursue a career as a filmmaker.
In 2009 Todd Phillips traded his salary for directing The Hangover and instead accepted a back end equity investment. When the film became a success, Phillips earned an impressive $40 million.
Todd Phillips (born December 20, 1970), also called Todd Bunzl is an American film director, producer, screenwriter and actor. He’s famous for composing and directing “Road Trip”, “Old School”, “The Hangover trilogy”, and “Due Date”. He also made the 2012 black comedy picture “Project X”.
After establishing Green Hat Films in 2008, Phillips directed and produced The Hangover, that was made to get a reported $35 million and went to become the highest-grossing R-rated comedy in 2009. Its worldwide gross currently stands at $480 million on February 3, 2012. The movie went on to win the Golden Globe for Best Picture (Musical or Comedy). It also won Best Comedy at the 2009 Broadcast Film Critics Awards. Phillips took nearly no upfront wages in exchange for a large share of the movie ‘s gains, and has said that the film’s enormous success, combined with his deal, makes it “my Star Wars”. After a world-wide gross of $467 million, his share in the film made Phillips around $50 million. It grossed $211,780,324 worldwide In the fall of 2010, production on The Hangover Part II started in Bangkok, Thailand that Phillips directed, produced and co-composed. The movie shot for 63 days and broke all types of records upon its release on May 26, 2011. Beginning with midnight showings in 2,600 theaters, the movie brought in $10.4 million, breaking the record for the largest midnight opening for an R rated film. The Hangover Part II went on to accrue a start day total of $31.6 million; almost doubling The Hangover’s Friday launching opening ($16.7 million). This sum broke two further records; the highest-grossing opening day for a live-action comedy as well as the highest-grossing opening day for an R-rated comedy film, replacing Sex and the City ($26.7 million). The three-day opening weekend accumulated $85,946,294 — an average of $23,923 per theatre — becoming the highest grossing opening weekend for a comedy film, replacing The Simpsons Movie ($74 million). Ultimately, the film’s worldwide gross of $581,464,305 overcome the previous R-rated comedy record holder The Hangover to become the third-largest R-rated comedy film of all time.