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Christopher Miller net worth: Christopher Miller is an American filmmaker, director, and writer who has a net worth of $50 million. Christopher and his producing partner Phil Lord are two of the most-successful writer/director/producers in the film world. They're magic touch has been behind films like The Lego Movie, 21 Jump Street and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
Christopher Miller was born in Everett, Washington in September 1975. He initially sought a career in the acting world and even landed several decent-sized television roles. He had a recurring role as Cliff on the television series Caroline in the City from 1998 to 1999. In the early 2000s Chris and fellow Dartmouth College alum teamed up to work on writing, directing and producing.
One of their early successes was a show called "Clone High" which ran 13 episodes in 2002. They served as writers and executive producers. In 2004 they were writers and consulting producers on the series "Method & Red". Between 2005 and 2006 they co-executive produced 17 episodes of the series "How I Met Your Mother". Between 2015 and 2018 they executive produced the show "The Last Man on Earth".
Their big entertainment industry break happened in 2009 when the duo directed, wrote and produced the film "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" which went on to earn $243 million at the box office. They executive produced the 2013 sequel which earned $275 million.
In 2012 they directed the comedy "21 Jump Street". In 2014 they directed/wrote and produced "The Lego Movie" which earned $470 million at the box office on a budget of $65 million and spawned sequels, film spin-offs, video games, merchandise, TV shows and even theme park attractions.
In 2019 Phil Lord and Christopher Miller won an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film for "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse", which they wrote and produced and earned $375 million.
Sony Deal: In April 2019 it was revealed that Lord and Miller had signed a 5-year overall deal with Sony. The deal was reported as being a "massive nine-figure deal", reportedly at least $100-200 million.