Luc Besson Net Worth
Luc Besson Net Worth: Luc Besson is a French film director who has a net worth of $100 million dollars. Luc Besson is also known for his work in writing and producing, for which he has received numerous awards and nominations. He is perhaps most famous for his work on the movies "The Fifth Element", "The Professional" and "Lucy". Besson was born in March of 1959 in Paris, France. After traveling for much of his childhood, a path that had led him to work toward becoming a marine biologist, he was involved in an accident that left him unable to dive. He said it was at this point that he began focusing on his love for writing and imagery, and decided he could turn it into a career. He then began working on films in a number of different aspects, including writing, producing, and directing, which he continued into a professional setting. His first wife, Anne Parillaud, starred in one of his most notable films, Nikita, in 1990. Besson and Parillaud had one daughter, Juliette, who was born in 1987. In 1991 he began dating Maiwenn Le Besco, who was 15 at the time. He said she inspired him to write Leon, which came out in 1994. He was also married to actress Milla Jovovich in December of 1997, though the couple divorced just two years later. He then married a third time in 2004, tying the knot with film producer Virginie Silla. They have a son, Mao, who was born in 2005. Besson is known for his English language films Taken, Taken 2, and Taken 3 starring Liam Neeson.