Hans Zimmer Net Worth
Hans Zimmer Net Worth: Hans Zimmer is a German composer and producer who has a net worth of $200 million dollars. Born in 1957 in Frankfurt am Main, West Germany, Hans Zimmer moved to London when he was a teenager. He started playing in the band Krakatoa during the '70s on the synthesizer and keyboard. Zimmer also worked with The Buggles, appearing in the music video for "Video Killed the Radio Star" in 1979. During the next decade, he began working on film scores with famed composer Stanley Myers. Together they worked on "Moonlighting", "Success is the Best Revenge", "Insignificance", and "My Beautiful Laundette". In 1987, Zimmer worked as the score producer on the Oscar-winning score for "The Last Emperor". A year later, he landed the job scoring "Rain Man. The movie earned four Oscars, including Best Picture, and the score itself was recognized with an Academy Award nomination. Soon after, he scored his second Best Picture winner in "Driving Miss Daisy". His other film scores include "Thelma & Louise", "The Power of One", The Lion King", "Crimson Tide", "The Thin Red Line", and "The Prince of Egypt". Zimmer won an Oscar for "The Lion King", and his music was turned into the Tony Award-winning Broadway production. Zimmer's work on prolific films continued into the next decade, and he worked on "Gladiator", "Hannibal", "Madagascar", "Black Hawk Down", "Batman Begins", "The Dark Knight", "The Dark Knight Rises", "The Amazing Spider-Man 2", "Inception", "The Simpsons Movie", "Sherlock Holmes", "The Da Vinci Code", "Angels & Demons", and the final three installments of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise. Zimmer earned his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010. He is the composer behind the theme song for "ABC World News" and is a four-time Grammy Award winner. Zimmer heads up DreamWorks studios' film music division. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Suzanne, and has four children.
Real Estate: Hans Zimmer owns an extremely valuable real estate portfolio. In addition to a lavish personal residence in Malibu, Hans owns an entire city block in Santa Monica, California which is home to his company Remote Control Productions. Remote Control Productions is a sprawling post-production facility where roughly 85 composers rent space for their own projects. It's also where composers working for Hans directly, produce music. The complex houses Hans' personal recording studio which has been designed to look like a 19th century Viennese brothel.