Ridley Scott Net Worth
Ridley Scott Net Worth: Ridley Scott is an English film director and producer who has a net worth of $200 million. Ridley Scott was born November 30, 1937 in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England, U.K. Scott broke into the entertainment industry in a big way with the film Alien (1979). Some of his other best-known works are sci-fi classic Blade Runner (1982), Thelma & Louise (1991), best picture Oscar-winner Gladiator (2000), Black Hawk Down (2001), Hannibal (2001), Matchstick Men (2003), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), American Gangster (2007), Robin Hood (2010) and Prometheus (2012). He helped establish the film department at the Royal College of Art, and as his final project there he made a short film called Boy and Bicycle; his brother Tony made his directorial debut in the film. After college, Ridley Scott went on to work as a trainee set designer for the BBC, which led to work on a number of popular television series of that time. In the late 1960s, Scott founded Ridley Scott Associates (RSA), a film and commercial production company, and brought brother Tony with him. The company garnered attention for the Scott brothers, along with other commercial directors, including Alan Parker and Hugh Hudson. Today, RSA generates over $100 million per year in revenue producing commercials. He went on to direct the 1977 film The Duellists, which was nominated for the main prize at the Cannes Film Festival and won an award for best film. Sadly, Ridley's brother Tony Scott died on August 19, 2012, after jumping off the Vincent Thomas Bridge in Los Angeles, California. A suicide note was found at Tony Scott's office shortly after his death.