Cecil B. DeMille Net Worth
Cecil B. DeMille Net Worth: Cecil B. DeMille was an American film director and producer who had a net worth of $10 million. Cecil B. DeMille was born in Ashfield, Massachusetts in August 1881 and passed away in January 1959. Cecil produced and directed silent films and films with sound. He started off as a stage actor in 1900. His debut silent film The Squaw Man in 1914 was credited with putting Hollywood on the map. DeMille directed The Ten Commandments in 1923 which held the Paramount revenue record for 25 years. His 1934 film Cleopatra was his first to be nominated for the Academy Award for best Picture. He had great success with Samson and Delilah in 1949 and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director first for The Greatest Show on Earth in 1952. The film also won the Academy Award for Best Picture. DeMille's final film The Ten Commandments also is the 7th highest grossing film of all time (adjusted for inflation). DeMille received an Academy Honorary Award, a Palme d'Or, a DGA Award for Lifetime Achievement, and an Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award. DeMille was the first recipient of the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award. DeMille also won two Golden Globes and was awarded two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960. Cecil B. DeMille passed away on January 21, 1959 at 77 years old.