Lana Wachowski is an American film director, and producer who has a net worth of $125 million. Lana Wachowski has earned his net worth as co-creator along with his brother Andy Wachowshi of the Matrix film series. And as the current co-director of the 2012 upcoming film Cloud Atlas which is based on a novel by author David Mitchell. He was born on June 21, 1965 in Chicago, Illinois. He was born Laurence Wachowski his mother Lynne (née Luckinbill), was a nurse and his father, Ron Wachowski, was a businessman of Polish descent. He went to Kellogg Elementary School, in Chicago's Beverly area, and graduated from Whitney Young High School which is a public school located in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated in 1983; he recalled being an avid player of the video game Dungeons & Dragons. He attended Emerson College however; he dropped out before graduating and helped run a carpentry business in Chicago with his brother Andy, as well as creating comic books. It was talked about in the 1980's that Lana aka Laurence was a cross-dresser or transitioning gender male. Lana and brother Andy wrote an Iraq war-set gay romance conspiracy thriller titled CN-9, however this filmed failed to find financing, however the Wachowski brothers have an original science fiction screenplay titled Jupiter Ascending, it is set to be made into a film by Warner Bros. This film has a planned start date of spring 2012; currently Warner Bros is looking for a major star to lead the cast.