What’s Quentin Tarantino worth considering he is one of the greatest filmmakers we have got on the planet today? Quentin Tarantino is a United States of America based film director, one of the most successful screenwriters, film producer as well as an actor. He has directed films such as “Inglourious Basterds” (2009), Django Unchained, The Hateful Eight, Pulp Fiction 1994, Kill Bill Volume 1/ Volume 2, among others.
As of today, Tarantino has won 2 Academy Awards in the category of Best Original Screenplay, 2 Golden Globe Awards in the category of Best Screenplay, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his work in the film industry and even named one of the most influential people/directors of his generation. With such a profile let’s get to see Quentin Tarantino net worth in 2018 and also reveal a few things you probably don’t know about Quentin Tarantino.
Quentin Jerome Tarantino is the son of Tony Tarantino of Italian dynasty and Connie McHugh of the Irish-Cherokee dynasty. He was born in 1963 in Knoxville, Tennessee but was brought up in South Bay. After his folks separated, his mother got married to several other suitors whom she also divorced. He briefly studied at Narbonne High School but later quit school and went to work as an escort at a porn scene known as Pussycat Theatre. He then pursued his passion for acting and enrolled at James Best Theatre Company where he had the privilege to meet with some renowned actors.
On his personal life, Quentin is currently engaged to Daniela Pick since 2017 with signs of marriage coming soon.
Quentin career in film kicked off in the 1980s where he was given a chance to direct and co-write the film My Best Friend’s Birthday which debuted in 1987. This led him to be hired by Robert Kurtzman to script write the film, From Dusk Till Dawn. Quentin gained worldwide recognition in 1992 thanks to the debut film, Reservoir Dogs which he directed, script wrote, and started portraying the character of Mr. Brown. The other film which brought him to the limelight was the 1994 movie, Pulp Fiction which sold more than $200 million.
Since then his fame in Hollywood continued with him appearing in other dozens of films such as, Django Unchained 2012, The Heatful Eight 2015, his recent being Helter Skelter and Star Trek which will debut in the coming years. He has also directed various hit movies including Jackie Brown (grossed $74.7 million), Death Proof (grossed $30.7 million), The Hateful Eight (grossed $155.8 million), among others.
Over the years, Quentin has collaborated with notable names like Lee Horsley, Harvey Keitel, Michael Madsen, James Parks, Uma Thurman, Christopher Waltz and many more.
In addition to his career, he is also an artisan where he produced the award-winning film Iron Monkey (2001) which grossed more than $14 million in the US. Other of his films which became successful after producing includes Hero (2004) and Hostel (2006) which sold highly and earned $53.5 million and $20.1 million respectively. He later launched his own production company called Rolling Stone Thunders in 1995. It has successfully produced films like The Mighty Peking Man 1977, The Beyond 1981, and Curdled 1996.
On Awards and Achievements: For his work in acting, directing and producing Quentin has received several awards and nominations. Some of the accolades include 2 Academy Awards, 2 Golden Globe Awards, and 5 Saturn Awards. He has also been honored with Lifetime Achievement Award (2007 & 2013), Filmmaker on The Edge Award (2008), a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and others.
Net Worth, Salary & Income
Quentin Tarantino net worth is estimated to be at $100 million. The source of Quentin Tarantino net worth is his career as a film producer, an actor, a screenwriter and a film director. Some of the highest grossing work he has been involved in is production and directing Django Unchained which grossed over $425 million, Kill Bill Volume 1 earning $180 million in the box office, Inglourious Basterds grossed over $321 million, Pulp Fiction grossed $107 million among others.
6 Facts You Probably Don’t Know About Quentin Tarantino
Definitely, you have watched one of his films if you haven’t you should. He is considered one of the most influential people on earth and among the best most respected film directors of his generation. Let’s get to uncover a few things you probably don’t know about Quentin Tarantino.
1. He was put behind bars as a kid for stealing a journal in a certain bookshop.
2. He got his talent from his dad who was also an actor.
3. He reuses props while starring in different films.
4. Did you know that he hates to watch football matches?
5. He took advantage of the movie, Rio Bravo to evaluate his fondness with women and choose a girlfriend.
6. He is a celebratory Viking.
Considering he is not showing yet any signs of retiring and soon enough his Untitled Star Trek film will be out in 2019 we can expect Quentin Tarantino net worth in 2019 to be much higher.