An amazing record producer and film score composer Hans Zimmer is famous for giving music in hit movies such as The Lion King, The Pirates of the Carribean series, Gladiator, The Thin Red Line, The Dark Knight Trilogy, The Last Samurai, Interstellar, Inception, Dunkirk, etc. The composer who composed music for over 150 movies has a net worth of around $90 million.
Biography & Wiki
Hans was born on 12th Sep 1957 at Frankfurt am Main in West Germany. He was a good piano player since childhood but he did too the lessons for piano for only a brief period of time as he did not like taking lessons. He says that he is self-taught and joined a band at a very small age. He joined Hurtwood House school located in London as a teenager.
She always thanks her mother that she brought him to England. Her mother was a musician too and father was an engineer. After his father’s death, music was his best friend since childhood.
He started his career working with a band named Buggles, which is formed in London on 1970. Later he joined an Italian group Krisma in 1976. He then changed band again and joined Mecano, a Spanish group in 1985. He was gaining some popularity now among the masses. At that time he gave music to some good movies like success is the Best Revenge, My Beautiful Laundrette, Terminal Exposure and most importantly The Last Emperor, which brought him Acadamy Award.
Then he gave music to some other hit movies before the 90’s like Rain Man, A World Apart, etc. In 90’s also his reign continued as hi gave music in the Lion King in 1994 which got him a lot of awards. Some of his other big block busters are The Da Vinci Code, Sherlock Holmes, The Pirates of the Carribean series, Gladiator, The Thin Red Line, The Dark Knight Trilogy, The Last Samurai, Interstellar, and Inception.
Awards & Achievements
With the amazing quality of music, he creates there is no doubt that his wardrobe is full of awards. He got the Acadamy award once and Golden Globe twice. He got the Grammy and Satellite Awards 4 times in his career. He won the Saturn Awards and Classic BRIT Awards thrice each. WAFCA awards was won twice by him. The other awards which he won 1 time each are BFCA Awards, DFWFCA Awards, World Soundtrack Awards, and Stephen Hawking Medal.
Net Worth of Hans Zimmer
It’s no wonder that a music director with such great works to his name will earn big too. Hans gets $2.5 million from his Movie Remuneration. He did have some personal investments which earned him around $68.6 million and his cars worth around $1.3 million. Right now as of 2017-2018 the net worth of Hans Zimmer is around $90 million and it is estimated that it will grow further.
Hans’s first wife was Vicki Carolin, who was a model and with whom Hans had a daughter named Zoe Zimmer who is a model too. His second wife is Suzanne Zimmer with whom he lives now in Los Angeles and had three children with her.