John Dykstra Net Worth
John Dykstra net worth: John Dykstra is an American special effects artist who has a net worth of $20 million. John Dykstra was born in Long Beach, California in June 1947. He is considered to be a pioneer in the area of using computers in filmmaking. Dykstra co-founded Industrial Light & Magic which is the special effects and computer graphics division of Lucasfilm. Dykstra has worked in the visual effects department for the movies Silent Running, Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Caddyshack, Invaders from Mars, My Stepmother Is an Alien, Spontaneous Combustion, Batman Forever, Batman & Robin, Stuart Little, Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Hancock, Inglourious Basterds, X-Men: First Class, Django Unchained, Godzilla, Seventh Son, The Hateful Eight, and X-Men: Apocalypse. Dykstra won a Scientific and Engineering Award from the Academy Awards in 1978 and won another for Spider-Man 2 in 2005. He also won a Primetime Emmy Award in 1979 for Battlestar Galactica.