Lee Daniels Net Worth
Lee Daniels net worth: Lee Daniels is an American actor, director, and producer who has a net worth of $20 million dollars. Lee Daniels was born in Philadelphia, Pennyslvania on December 24, 1959. He attended Radnor High School and then Lindonwood University. Lee wanted to attend film school but could not afford the tuition. In lieu of film school, he relocated to California where he began working for a nurse staffing agency. Lee eventually launched his own successful staffing company. He then began working as a casting director and manager, and branched out into producing and directing from there. He has produced such projects as "Monster's Ball", "The Woodsman", "Shadowboxer", "Tennessee", and "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire". He has appeared in the films, "Agnes und siene bruder" and "Shadowboxer". He has directed "Shadowboxer", "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire", "The Paperboy", and "Lee Daniels' The Butler". He has been nominated for an Oscar for Best Director, as well as numerous other accolades. In 2015, Lee co-created the show Empire. He also serves as a director and executive producer. The same can be said for the show Star which he created in 2016. Lee is openly gay but has also described his sexuality as being "fluid". In June 2018, Lee Daniels was sued for $5 million by Roc-A-Fella Records founder Damon Dash. In the lawsuit, Dash claimed that he is owed producer credits and ownership rights to various of Daniels' projects. Dash further claimed that he had previously lent Daniels $2 million and is still owed that amount plus interest.