Jerry Bruckheimer is a well known Hollywood Producer, who has an estimated net worth of over $1 billion in his 40 year career. He is best known for producing shows like ‘The American Race’, ‘CSI: Miami’, ‘Without a Trace’, ‘Cold Case’, ‘CSI: NY’, and ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’. He is the director of ZeniMax Media. His name is also inducted into the Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.
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Biography & Wiki
Jerry Bruckheimer was born as Jerome Leon Bruckheimer in 1943 on 21st September to Jewish German immigrants. He was born and raised in Michigan, USA. Jerry got his schooling from Mumford High School. He completed his graduation from University of Arizona. In 2006, University of Arizona’s Fine Arts department honored Jerry with Doctorate degree.
He started producing award winning commercials after completing his education which motivated him to build a career in the entertainment industry.
Jerry has married twice. He married his first wife, Bonnie Bruckheimer in his struggling days. He is currently married to his second wife, Linda Bruckheimer, who is also an novelist. The producer doesn’t have any biological kids. He only has a step daughter named Alexandra Bruckheimer.
Jerry Bruckheimer started his professional career in 1972, and since then he has produced over 40 films including dozens of television series.
Some of his popular movie productions include ‘Young Doctors in Love’, ‘Farewell, My Lovely’, ‘Beverly Hills Cops’, ‘Gone in Sixty Seconds’, ‘Black Hawk down’, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean Series’, ‘Remember the Titans’, ‘National Treasure: Book of Secrets’, ‘Deliver Us From Evils’, ‘The Sorcerer’s Apprentice’, ‘The Lone Ranger’, ‘Glory Road’, and ‘King Arthur’.
Some of his popular Television series include shows like ‘Cold Case’, ‘Eleventh Hour’, ‘Lucifer’, ‘Training Day’, ‘Just Legal’, ‘Skin’, ‘Justice’ , ‘Profiles from the Front Line’, ‘Chase’, ‘The Forgotten’, ‘Dark Blue’ , ‘The Whole Truth’, and ‘Hostages’.
He is also the board of the director at the ZeniMax Media. He has always shown a keen interest in launching new video games, however he hasn’t officially announced launch of any game yet. But it is being speculated that he might release something very soon.
Some of his projects like ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ have helped Jerry in transforming his reputation as a producer. He has made millions with this movie series, which still generates millions of royalty money.
Awards & Achievements
His movie and television projects has won 6 Academy Awards, 5 Grammy Awards, numerous MTV Awards, 4 Golden Globe Awards, 17 Emmy awards and 4 People’s Choice Awards. Apart from these wins he projects have been nominated with over 100 prestigious award nominations. In 2006, Premiere magazine ranked him 10th at the ‘Power 50’ list. He is always included in Forbes list of 100 richest producers in the world.
Net Worth of Jerry Bruckheimer
Jerry Bruckheimer has an estimated net worth of more than $1 billion as of 2017-2018. He has made more than 40 movies, which have helped him in created an empire of millions of dollars. He also has multiple small investments, which help him fueling his fortune to a whole new level.
Jerry Bruckheimer is one of the richest film producers in the world, who is also considered as one of the most influential and powerful names in the entertainment industry. He has worked with some of the biggest celebrities in the Hollywood, and also helped in turning people into big celebrities. He has a fine eye for art, and is known for investing in existing projects which mostly turn out to big hits. Most of his TV series are loved by viewers, who often love to binge watch them from time to time.