Joe Eszterhas is a writer with the net worth of $18 million. Joe Eszterhas earned his net worth as a reporter for the Plain Dealer, and as a senior editor for Rolling Stone. He has written several screenplays for films, such as Jagged Edge, F.I.S.T., and others, including the hit film Basic Instincts. He is also known for his best sellers, such as, Charlie Simpson's Apocalypse, American Rhapsody and others. He was born in Csakanydoroszlo, Hungary.