Randolph Severn Parker III, who is known by the name Trey Parker, is an American director, producer, actor, songwriter, animator, and singer. He is best known for being one of the creators of South Park. Let’s find out how much is Trey Parker’s net worth in 2018.
Trey Parker Early Life
Born on October 19, 1969, Trey Parker is the son of Sharon and Randolph Parker. He grew up in Conifer, Colorado. ‘
He studied at Evergreen High School, where he was actively involved in the theatre and the choir. He went on to study at Berklee College of Music but later transferred to the University of Colorado at Boulder. During his time in college and high school, Parker made numerous films which never saw the light of day.
Parker married Emma Sugiyama in 2006. However, the couple got divorced soon after, in 2008. He then began to date Boogie Tillmon whom he married. Their daughter, Betty Boogie Parker was born in 2013. Trey also has a stepson.
Trey Parker Career
Trey met his future collaborator, Matt Stone while they studied at Colorado. Thereafter, he started a partnership that has continued to this very day. They created various short films together and even co-starred in a musical called, Cannibal! The Musical in 1993.
In 1997, they created their second movie, Orgazmo. Their TV Series, South Park that has garnered millions of fans all over the world premiered in the same year before their film. Parker and Stone have full creative control over it, and they have produced various video games as well as music related to the show.
They also worked on a spin-off movie, titled, South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut which was received well by fans and critics alike.
In partnership with Stone, Trey has produced several feature films and TV series which of course include Team America: World Police in 2004.
Parker, Stone and composer, Robert Lopez worked on The Book of Mormon for several years, before it finally premiered on Broadway in 2011.
In 2016, it was stated that Trey would be the voice of the villain Balthazar Bratt in Despicable Me 3.
Awards and Achievements
The list of awards that Trey has earned throughout his career includes five Primetime Emmy Awards, four Tony Awards, and a Grammy Award.
He was nominated for an Oscar in 2000 for South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut.
He was nominated consecutively in 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 for a Primetime Emmy Award, relating to his work on South Park. In 2013, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2005 he won the Primetime Emmy Award for South Park.
In 2012, he won the Grammy Award in the category of the Best Musical Theater Album for The Book of Mormon: Original Broadway Cast Recording.
Trey is also the recipient of an MTV Music Award for a song on South Park in the year 2000.
Net Worth of Trey Parker
Trey Parker’s net worth stands at a staggering $350 million. Most of his fortune comes from his work on South Park and the deal he cut with Comedy Central regarding the rights of distribution and revenue earned from South Park and its various games and musical spin-offs.
Parker and Stone’s partnership has proved extremely lucrative for the duo. They’re created one of the most successful shows on television and have benefitted from it by providing their audiences with quality content. They utilized their experiences in college to become the enormously successful men that they are today.