What is Barry Sonnenfeld's net worth? Barry Sonnenfeld's net worth is $60 million dollars. Born in New York, New York, Barry Sonnenfeld graduated from Hampshire College, and then went on to film school at New York University. He began his professional career as a cinematographer. His first director of photography job was for the documentary, "In Our Water", which went on to earn an Oscar nomination. He was then hired to shoot the first film by the Coen Brothers, "Blood Simple". The project would launch his career, and he shot such projects as "Big", "When Harry Met Sally", and "Misery". He shifted into directing work with the successful 1991 film, "The Addams Family". Since then he has directed and/or produced such projects as "Addams Family Values", "Get Shorty", "Men in Black", "Men in Black 2", "Enchanted", "Pushing Daisies (TV)", and the recently released, "Men in Black 3", which has made over $300 million since its release in late May of 2012.