Chuck Lorre is a well-known television writer from America who is also a composer and producer. He is best known for producing and creating the sitcoms ‘Young Sheldon’, ‘Mom’, ‘Mike & Molly’, ‘The Big Bang Theory’, ‘Two and a Half Men’, ‘Dharma & Greg’, ‘Cybill’, and ‘Grace Under Fire’. Lorre was also the executive producer of the popular television series ‘Roseanne’. Now let’s have a close look on Chuck Lorre’s net worth in 2018.
Chuck Lorre Early Life
Chuck Lorre was born on October 18, 1952, in Bethpage, New York as Charles Michael Levine. He is the son of Robert Levine and Miriam Levine.
After completing his high school he went to the Potsdam’s State University of New York but dropped out for a career in songwriting. Later, he changed his surname to Lorre from Levine.
In 1979, Chuck Lorre was married to Paula Smith, who was his business partner. The couple has two children and they divorced after 13 years of marriage. They also dissolved their partnership. In 2001, he got married to Karen Witter. They divorced in 2010. In August 2017, he was engaged to health specialist Arielle Mandelson.
Lorre has got ulcerative colitis. He has also struggled with anger, depression, and worry. He is recovering from alcohol.
Chuck Lorre Career, Awards & Achievement
Chuck Lorre started his career as a songwriter and guitarist. In 1986, he wrote the record “French Kissin’ in the USA” for Deborah Harry. He was also the co-writer of the soundtrack of ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ in 1987. Following that, he became a writer of ‘Roseanne’.
He created his first show called ‘Frannie’s Turn’ but it got canceled soon. In 1993, he created ‘Grace Under Fire’. Lorre then went on to create ‘Cybill’. It received critical acclaim and became an award winning the show. Following this, he became the co-creator of ‘Dharma & Greg’ along with Dottie Zicklin.
His fifth show called ‘Two and a Half Men’ premiered in 2003. This was followed by ‘The Big Bang Theory’ in 2007. In 2010, he became the executive producer of Mark Roberts’s ‘Mike & Molly’. In 2013, Chuck Lorre became the co-creator of ‘Mom’ along with Eddie Gorodetsky and Gemma Baker.
In 2017, he became the creator, executive producer, and writer of the shows ‘Disjointed’ and ‘Young Sheldon’. He has also served as the supervising producer, co-executive producer, and writer of ‘Grace Under Fire’. For all the shows he has created, he has served as the writer and executive producer.
Awards & Achievements
In In 2009, Chuck Lorre received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2012, he was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame. He is a four-time recipient of BMI TV Music Awards, winning it in 2004, 2005, 2008, and 2009. The State University of New York at Potsdam has conferred Lorre with an honorary degree. His shows have won several awards in various categories.
Net Worth of Chuck Lorre
Chuck Lorre has an estimated net worth of more than $800 million. He made this wealth by creating numerous shows in his career. He has also served as a writer and executive producer of many shows. Most of the shows, he has created went on to become popular sitcoms in the United States. He will be next creating the show called ‘The Kominsky Method’, for which Lorre himself will be the writer and executive producer. His net worth in 2011 was $600 million.
Chuck Lorre is considered one of the most popular television producers in the world. He has created many hit sitcoms and has won many accolades in his career. The successful writer has been active in his career for over three decades.