David Heyman Net Worth
David Heyman is a British film producer and the founder of Heyday Films who has a net worth of $125 million. David Heyman has earned his net worth as the executive producer of the Harry Potter series since 1999. He has been the producer of all eight installments in the series of films. He was born on July 26, 1961 in London, England, however Heyman attended school in the United States. He earned a degree in Art History from Harvard University in 1983; his father is producer John Heyman, who is responsible for the production of films such as The Go-Between and Jesus. His mother Norma Heyman is the producer of Dangerous Liaisons and Mrs. Henderson Presents. His start in the film industry was as a production assistant on David Lean's A Passage to India, and then in 1986 Heyman became a Creative Executive at Warner Brothers. He was also the Vice President of United Artists in the late 80's and subsequently launched his independent producing career with his first film, Juice in 1992. He also produced the cult "stoner" film The Stoned Age in 1994 as well as numerous others. He decided to move back to London in 1997, to pursue working on film adaptations of books. After that he his own production company, Heyday Films, which has produced a number of notable films, including the popular Harry Potter film adaptations. At CBS in 2005 Heyman was the executive producer of the television series Threshold, and some of his more recent productions include the 2007 blockbuster I Am Legend, the holocaust drama The Boy in Striped Pajamas, and Yes Man. Heyman has received several awards including; the 2011 award of Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema for the Harry Potter franchise at the BAFTA's British Academy Awards and the CineEurope Producer of the Decade also in 2011. He is married to interior designer Rose Uniacke, and they have one son.