Richard Donner Net Worth

Richard Donner net worth: This is one of the questions that people ask the most about Richard Donner and although they always end up answering it on other pages with an “I don’t know, you know” or “it depends” if there are some estimates that various web portals mention.

The estimated net worth of Richard Donner was $110 Million. However, it is not possible to make an exact calculation about the fortune of this Great director. We have estimated Richard Donner’s net worth, salary, money,  income, and assets.

Richard Donald Schwartzberg
Net Worth $110Million
Date Of Birth
April 24, 1930
Place Of Birth Bronx, New York, NY
Height 6′ 2″
Profession Film director, television director, film producer
Star Sign Taurus

Richard Donner Died

the information was confirmed by his wife, producer Lauren Schuler Donner and his business manager.

This Monday the death of film director Richard Donner at 91 years old. Details of the cause of his death are not yet available.

The prolific American film director and producer is remembered for his work on “Superman ” and other emblems of the ’70s and 80s.

“The Goonies” (Los Goonies, in Latin America)  and the police series “Lethal Weapon”, starring Christopher Reeve, were also in his repertoire.

In 2000 he was awarded the President’s Award of the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films.

His career was marked by his work in the field of science fiction since until 2014 he was actively working as an executive producer of “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” and “X-Men: Days of Future Past”.

According to appropriated Deadline, Donner died on July 5th and the information was confirmed by his wife, producer Lauren Schuler Donner and his manager commercial.

In addition to directing films, he was also a producer of feature films, such as the first X-Men movie or Free Willy. In addition, he was involved in TV series, especially in the 1960s and 1970s. Donner also became involved in the world of comics.

Following the direction of The Prophecy, Richard Donner directed the Superman film released in 1978. Both he and Christopher Reeve, who played the superhero, became international sensations. It is estimated that it obtained more than 134 million dollars of the time in the American box office (there is no data of the international collection). That works out to $ 553,250,000 today, adjusting for inflation.

Donner devoted himself to directing Superman II, but after fights with executive producers Alexander Salkind and  Ilya Salkind and producer  Pierre Spengler, he was fired and replaced by Richard Lester, even though he had shot most of the scenes.

Eventually, the original director’s cut was released on a DVD called Superman II, Richard Donner’s version. The project went ahead after Bryan Singer was able to recover much of the scenes shot with Marlon Brando playing Jor-El to be digitally adapted in Superman: The Return.

After his superhero phase, Donner was very successful with The Goonies and the Lethal Weapon franchise. Also, in 1988 he directed Scrooged, a modern comedy adaptation of A Christmas Carol with Bill Murray . In 1997 he had another commercial success, Conspiración, or El Plot in Latin America with Mel Gibson and Julia Roberts in the main roles.

Filmography of Richard Donner

  • X-15 (1961)
  • Salt and Pepper (1968)
  • Twinky (1969)
  • The Prophecy (1976)
  • Superman: The Movie (1978)
  • Superman II (1980) (credited to Richard Lester)
  • Inside Moves (1980)
  • The Toy (1982)
  • The Goonies (1985)
  • Lady Falcon (1985)
  • Lethal Weapon (1987)
  • Scrooged (1988)
  • Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
  • The Force of Illusion (1992)
  • Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
  • In Dangerous Land (1994)
  • Maverick (1994)
  • Killers (1995)
  • Conspiracy (1997)
  • Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
  • Wing Commander (1999)
  • Timeline (2003)
  • 16 streets (2006)

Amelia Warner– After graduating from NYU with a master's degree in history, She was also a columnist for many local newspapers. Amelia Warner mostly covers Entertainment topics, but at times loves to write about movie reviews as well.

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