Joss Whedon is a screenwriter, producer, director and composer from the United States of America, who created “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Angel” series. Joss Whedon wrote and directed “The Avengers” and “Avengers: Age of Ultron”. Now let’s have a close look on Joss Whedon’s net worth in 2018.
Joss Whedon Early Life
Joseph Hill Whedon was born on June 23, 1964 in New York City, New York, United States. His father, Tom Whedon was a great screenwriter but he died in 2016, and his mother Lee Stearns was a teacher but she died in 1992. Joss Whedon has 4 brothers, screenwriter and actor Jed Whedon, screenwriter and director Zack Whedon, Matthew Whedon and Samuel Whedon.
Joss Whedon finished schooling from the Riverdale Country School, and then he went to the Winchester College, England. He graduated from the Wesleyan University in 1987.
Joss Whedon was married in 1995 to the producer Kai Cole. Their divorce was finalized after 3-4 years of separation, in 2016. Joss and Kai gave birth to 1 daughter and 1 son, Squire Cole and Arden Cole.
Joss Whedon Career, Awards & Achievement
Joss Whedon’s first writings were in 4 episodes of a comedy series named “Roseanne”, and in 3 episodes of a comedy drama series named “Parenthood”. He started going into a great career with writing the 1992 “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” movie, and the science fiction action horror movie “Alien: Resurrection”.
Joss Whedon found “Mutant Enemy Productions” company in 1996, then created the popular supernatural drama series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” in 1997. The series has been considered as one of the greatest series of all time. Joss has created the “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” spin off, “Angel” in 1999, and just like Buffy, Angel was also a great series by him. Another great series by him is “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” which he created along with his brother Jed Whedon, and Maurissa Tancharoen.
Joss Whedon co-found another production studio with his wife in 2011, and it’s called “Bellwether Pictures”. He has also created several great movies. Joss Whedon wrote and directed “The Avengers” and its sequel “Avengers: Age of Ultron”.
Joss Whedon’s 2017-2018 projects including another season of “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” series, science fiction fantasy movie “Justice League”, and “Batgirl” movie. He is also currently working on an upcoming horror movie or series.
Awards & Achievements
Joss Whedon has been receiving several great award winnings and nominations. Below, you will find a list of a few of Joss Whedon’s award winnings.
– Eisner Award for Best Continuing Series (Astonishing X-Men).
– Eisner Award for Best New Series (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8).
– Eisner Award for Best Digital Comic/Webcomic (Sugarshock!).
– Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation.
– Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class – Short-format Live-Action Entertainment Programs (Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog).
– Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form (The Avengers, Serenity).
– Nebula Award for Best Script (Serenity).
– Saturn Award for Best Director (The Avengers).
– Guinness World Record for Highest-grossing domestic opening weekend of all time (The Avengers).
Net Worth of Joss Whedon
Joss Whedon has an estimated net worth of $110 million. He made his fortune from the great TV series and movies he’s been the writer, director and producer of. “The Avengers” movie was the highest weekend grossing movie, and the series that Joss Whedon created including “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Angel” are considered as the most watched series off all time. Joss Whedon’s England based home has a value of $4 million.
Joss Whedon is a very talented writer, producer and director. He made great career success with “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Angel” series. Joss Whedon was married to Kai Cole, but they got divorced and they are the parents of 2 children.