Martin Scorsese is a well-known film director from America who is also a film producer, film historian, and screenwriter. He has been active in his career for over five decades. He is the founder of the World Cinema Foundation and has won several accolades in his career. Scorsese has made several critically acclaimed films in his career like ‘The Last Temptation of Christ,’ ‘Gangs of New York,’ and ‘The Departed.’ Let’s find out how much is Martin Scorsese’s net worth in 2018.
Martin Charles Scorsese was born in Queens, New York on November 17, 1942, to his parents Catherine Scorsese and Charles Scorsese.
He went to the Bronx’s Cardinal Hayes High School and had earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the Washington Square College of New York University in 1964. He has also got his M.F.A. from the New York University School of Arts in 1966.
From 1965 to 1971, Martin Scorsese was married to Laraine Marie Brennan. In 1976, he got married to Julia Cameron. They divorced a year later. From 1979 to 1982, he was married to Isabella Rossellini. He then got married to Barbara De Fina from 1985 to 1991. In 1991, he married Helen Schermerhorn Morris.
He has three daughters named Francesca, Catherine, and Domenica Cameron-Scorsese.
Martin Scorsese started making short films since 1963. In 1967, he made ‘The Big Shave.’ In the same year, he made his first feature film called ‘I Call First.’ In 1970, he became the editor and assistant director of ‘Woodstock.’
In 1972, he made the film ‘Boxcar Bertha’ which was produced by Roger Corman. This was followed by making the film ‘Mean Streets.’ In 1974, he directed the film ‘Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore.’ This was followed by ‘Italianamerican,’ ‘Taxi Driver,’ ‘New York, New York,’ ‘American Boy,’ and ‘The Act.’
In the 1980s, Scorsese made the films ‘Raging Bull’, ‘The King of Comedy,’ ‘After Hours,’ ‘The Color of Money,’ and ‘The Last Temptation of Christ.’ He also directed an episode of ‘Amazing Stories’ by Steven Speilberg and appeared in the movie ‘Anna Pavlova.’
He made ‘Goodfellas’ in 1990. This was followed by the documentary called ‘Made in Milan.’ His other movies from the 1990s include ‘Cape Fear,’ ‘The Age of Innocence,’ ‘Casino,’ ‘Kundun,’ and ‘Bringing Out the Dead.’
Scorsese made many films in the 2000s and 2010s like ‘Gangs of New York,’ ‘The Aviator,’ ‘No Direction Home,’ ‘The Departed,’ ‘Shutter Island,’ ‘Hugo,’ ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ and ‘The Audition.’
Awards & Achievements
In 1997, Martin Scorsese was conferred with the AFI Life Achievement Award. He received the French Legion of Honour in 2005. In 2006, he won the Grammy Award for ‘No Direction Home.’ He won the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2010. He had also won the BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award in 2012. He has won two Emmy Awards and has received the 2017 Gold Medal for Merit to Culture – Gloria Artis. He has won several other honors.
Net Worth of Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese has an estimated net worth of more than $100 million. He made this fortune by making a number of highly successful films in his career. He has also made documentaries and has directed series. His films have grossed millions at the box office he will be next making the movie ‘The Irishman.’ He has been active in his career for over five decades. Additionally, his house in Manhattan is worth $15 million. He has his own production house called Sikelia Productions.
Martin Scorsese is considered one of the most popular filmmakers in the world. He has frequently collaborated with many directors and actor including Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio. The films made by Martin Scorsese have won many awards and nominations and is one of the top directors ever in Hollywood.