Richard Linklater Net Worth
Richard Linklater net worth: Richard Linklater is an American filmmaker and writer who has a net worth of $12 million dollars. Richard Linklater was born in Houston, Texas, and after dropping out of Sam Houston State University, he discovered a love of film. He purchased film equipment with his savings, and relocated to Austin, Texas to study filmmaking at Austin Community College. A year later, he co-founded the Austin Film Society. Richard Linklater began making short films, and then branched out into independently produced features. He first gained widespread notice for his film, "Slacker". "Slacker" cost $23,000 to make, and went on to earn $1.25 million at the box office. He has since gone on to write and direct such critically acclaimed projects as "Dazed and Confused", "Before Sunrise", and its sequels "Before Sunset" and "Before Midnight", "Waking Life", "School of Rock", "A Scanner Darkly", "Fast Food Nation", "Me and Orson Welles", and "Bernie".