Peter Jackson Net Worth

How much is Peter Jackson Worth?

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Net Worth:
$450 Million

Peter Jackson net worth: Peter Jackson is a New Zealand-born director, writer, and producer who has a net worth of $450 million dollars. Peter Jackson is most widely recognized for his multi-award winning film adaption of "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy. As of November 27th, 2012, The Lord of the Rings trilogy has earned $4 billion at the box office and on DVD. Jackson earned $180 million off The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Prior to striking it rich with LOTR, Peter Jackson had actually been making movies since the mid-70s. Some of his other directing credits include, "Heavenly Creatures", "King Kong", and "The Lovely Bones". Fresh off the success of LOTR, Jackson was paid $20 million plus 20% of the box office take for directing King Kong. This became one of the highest salaries ever paid to a director after King Kong earned $600 million world wide. Jackson's net worth was estimated at $370 million in 2009 when he purchased Gulfstream G550 private jet. The jet, which seats 18 people, is powerful enough to fly from New Zealand to the United States without having to stop to refuel and is rumored to have cost Jackson $60 million. Jackson lives on a $5 million property in New Zealand that features a private lake and Frodo Baggins' home set from the LOTR movies.

Peter Jackson Net Worth

Peter Jackson Net Worth

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Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson

Sir Peter Jackson, PJ, Sir Peter Robert Jackson, Sir Peter Robert Jackson, KNZM, Sir Peter Robert Jackson, ONZ, Peter Robert Jackson, Sir Peter Robert Jackson, ONZ KNZM, Pete
Screenwriter, Film Producer, Film director, Actor
Date of Birth
New Zealand
5 ft 6 in (1.69 m)

Peter Jackson Earnings

  • King Kong
    20% of gross (shared with fellow co-writers/co-producers)
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
    salary for all 3 Lord of the Rings (plus % of gross)
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