José Rivera Net Worth
Jose Rivera Net Worth: Jose Rivera is a Puerto Rican playwright, costume designer and screenwriter who has a net worth of $15 million. Jose Rivera was born March 24, 1955 in Santurce, Puerto Rico. Rivera holds the distinction of being the first Puerto Rican screenwriters to be nominated for an Oscar Award. Upon entering college, he decided to dedicate his education to costume design. After graduation, he worked for the world famous Eaves-Brooks Costume Co. in New York City where he assisted designers Theoni Aldredge, Bob Fletcher, Willa Kim and William Ivy Long. Rivera has won two Obie Awards for playwriting, a Kennedy Center Fund for New American plays Grant, a Fulbright Arts Fellowship in playwriting, the Whiting Writers' Award, a McKnight Fellowship, the 2005 Norman Lear Writing Award, a 2005 Impact Award and a Berilla Kerr Playwriting Award. Jose Rivera has costumed over 300 productions for theatre-film-television and his work has been seen throughout the world (as well as worn) by celebrities such as Rebecca DeMornay, Tori Spelling, Tracy Nelson, Dee Wallace Stone, Tom Sizemore, Grace Jones, Marla Maples, JoAnne Worley, Marilyn Michaels, CeCe Penniston, Peabo Bryson, Jose Ferrer, Maxwell Caulfield and many more. He is a 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2008 Carbonell Award Winner for Best Costume Design, a 2011 ITL Award Winner for Best Costume Design, a 2003 Emmy Award Winner for Best Costume Design, a 1996 Barrymore Award Winner for Best Costume Design and a 1995 Connecticut Critics Circle Award Winner for Best Costume Design. Rivera relocated to Los Angeles, California from New York in 1999 to pursue a career in film and television. Originally from New York, Rivera is a trained dancer and made his professional theatrical debut in a summer stock production at the age of 11 in The King and I. Other credits include A Chorus Line (Broadway, National and International), La Cage Aux Folles, West Side Story, Godspell, Joseph…Dreamcoat, Man Of La Mancha, Mame and Fiddler on the Roof.