James L Brooks Net Worth
James L. Brooks net worth: James L. Brooks is an American director, producer, screenwriter who has a net worth of $500 million. Born May 9, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York, James L. Brooks' entertainment industry credits include winning an Emmy Award in 1970 for the television series Room 222. As the decade progressed, Brooks was credited for creating such iconic television shows as The Mary Tyler Moore Show (for which he won several Emmy Awards), spinoffs Rhoda, Phyllis, Lou Grant and Taxi. He won Academy Awards for writing, producing and directing Terms of Endearment and assisted in the development of The Simpsons. His involvement in As Good As It Gets was a critical and popular hit and garnered Academy Awards for its two stars, Helen Hunt and Jack Nicholson. Although Brooks never intended to return to television work, he was instrumental in launching The Tracy Ullman Show and was convinced by Ullman to write and produce 80 episodes, which spawned 5 Emmy nominations, 2 of which were won. Brooks also has several acting credits in films such as Real Life and Modern Romance as well as television cameos in The Simpsons (as himself), Rhoda and Saturday Night Live (SNL).
Brooks married Marianne Catherine Morrissey in 1964 and they had daughter Amy. Brooks was later married to Holly Beth Holmberg and they had two children (daughter Chloe and son Cooper).