Tim Burton is a film director, producer, artist and writer from the United States of America. Most of his films are fantasy films, and the most famous ones are Alice in Wonderland, Edward Scissorhands, Corpse Bride, Beetlejuice, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Batman, which he was the director and/or the producer of. Now let’s have a close look on Tim Burton’s net worth in 2018.
Tim Burton Early Life
Timothy Walter Burton was born on August 25, 1958 in Burbank, California, United States. His father, Bill Burton was a baseball player for some time but he died in 2000, and his mother, Jean Burton had a gift shop but she also died in 2002. Information says that Tim Burton has 1 brother and his name is Daniel Burton.
Tim Burton studied at Burbank High School, and then character animation at the California Institute of the Arts.
Tim Burton was first married to a German artist and special effects technician, her name is Lena Gieseke, they got married in 1989 and divorced in 1991. Then he had a long term relationship with the actress and model Lisa Marie and they stayed together until 2001.
Tim Burton last known relationship was with the English actress, Helena Bonham Carter, and they broke up around 2014. Tim and Helena are the parents of 1 son and 1 daughter, their son Billy Raymond Burton was born in 2003 and he is now an actor, their daughter is Nell Burton and she was born in 2007.
Tim Burton Career, Awards & Achievement
Tim Burton developed an interest in animation since his childhood, he used to paint, draw and watch films a lot. In 1980s he worked as an animator, concept and story artist for films including TRON, The Fox and the Hound, and The Black Cauldron.
Later, Tim Burton directed an adventure comedy film called Pee-wee’s Big Adventure, which was one of the breakthrough success for him, followed by Batman, Edward Scissorhands, Batman Returns, and others. Batman was one of the most successful films of all time for Tim.
Tim Burton 2000s films that he directed include Planet of the Apes, Big Fish, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Corpse Bride, and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
One of Tim Burton great of all time films was released in 2010, Alice in Wonderland. After that he was the director for Dark Shadows, Frankenweenie, Big Eyes, and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.
Tim Burton’s upcoming 2017-2018-2019 films that he is the director of so far are Beetlejuice 2, and Dumbo.
Awards & Achievements
Tim Burton has been receiving a lot of award winnings and nominations for his great work and contribution to the TV industry. So far, Tim Burton award winnings include Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children’s Animated Program (Beetlejuice), ShoWest Award for Director of the Year (1990), Hugo award for Best Dramatic Presentation (Edward Scissorhands), Sant Jordi award for Best Foreign Film (Edward Scissorhands), CEC Award for Best Foreign Film (Ed Wood), Future Film Festival Digital Award (Corpse Bride), British Animation Award for Best Feature (Corpse Bride), NBR Award for Best Director (Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street), Career Golden Lion award (2007), Career Achievement Award (2008), HFCS Award for Best Director (Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street), Winsor McCay Award (2010), CinEuphoria Award for Top Ten of the Year – Audience Award (Alice in Wonderland), IFMCA Award for Best Archival Release of an Existing Score, British Film Institute Award, LAFCA Award for Best Animation (Frankenweenie), Moscow International Film Festival Special Prize For outstanding contribution to the world cinema, IOMA award for Best Animated Feature Film (Frankenweenie), Tokyo International Film Festival Samurai Award, and Empire Legend Award (2012).
Net Worth of Tim Burton
Tim Burton has an estimated net worth of $150 million. He made his fortune from the talented and creative work he’s been doing in TV films and series. Tim Burton’s film (Alice in Wonderland had a budget of around $175 million yet it made more than $1 billion worldwide, and Tim has gained from that around $50 million. Tim Burton is also the director of the 1989 film series of Batman and the 1992 Batman Returns.
Tim Burton is a very talented TV films and series director, producer and animator. He is the director of the famous fantasy adventure film Alice in Wonderland, the 1989 Batman film and the 1992 Batman Returns. He has received a lot of awards for his great contribution in the TV industry. He was married once to Lena Gieseke and got divorced.