Steven Soderbergh Net Worth

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Steven Soderbergh Net Worth:
$80 Million

Steven Soderbergh Net Worth: Steven Soderbergh is an American film producer, screenwriter, cinematographer, editor, and film director who has a net worth of $80 million. Steven Soderbergh is an early pioneer of modern independent cinema. He accumulated his net worth directing big Hollywood movies.

Early Life: Steven Andrew Soderbergh was born on January 14, 1963, in Atlanta, Georgia, to Mary Ann and Peter Soderbergh. His father was a university administrator and educator. His family moved to Charlottesville, Virginia, with his family when he was a kid. The Soderberghs lived there during his adolescence. Later, the Soderbergh family moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where his father took the job of Dean of Education at Louisiana State University. Soderbergh discovered filmmaking as a teenager and directed short films with a Super 8 and 16 mm cameras. He graduated from the Louisiana State University Laboratory School for high school. After graduation, Steven moved to Hollywood to pursue a career in filmmaking.

Career: In his first job in Los Angeles he worked as a game show composer and cue cardholder. Before long he found work as a freelance film editor. In 1985, he directed the concert video for the rock band Yes called

Steven Soderbergh Net Worth: Steven Soderbergh is an American film producer, screenwriter, cinematographer, editor, and film director who has a net worth of $80 million. Steven Soderbergh is an early pioneer of modern independent cinema. He accumulated his net worth directing big Hollywood movies.

Early Life: Steven Andrew Soderbergh was born on January 14, 1963, in Atlanta, Georgia, to Mary Ann and Peter Soderbergh. His father was a university administrator and educator. His family moved to Charlottesville, Virginia, with his family when he was a kid. The Soderberghs lived there during his adolescence. Later, the Soderbergh family moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where his father took the job of Dean of Education at Louisiana State University. Soderbergh discovered filmmaking as a teenager and directed short films with a Super 8 and 16 mm cameras. He graduated from the Louisiana State University Laboratory School for high school. After graduation, Steven moved to Hollywood to pursue professional filmmaking.

Career: In his first job in Los Angeles he worked as a game show composer and cue cardholder; soon after which he found work as a freelance film editor. In 1985, he directed the concert video for the rock band Yes called 9012Live. He received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Music Video, Long Form. Soderbergh returned to Baton Rouge in the mid-to-late 80s. This is when he famously wrote the screenplay for Sex, Lies, and Videotape on a legal notepad during a cross country drive. Soderbergh submitted the film to the 1989 Cannes Film Festival where it won a variety of awards, including the prestigious Palme d'Or. Sex, Lies, and Videotape became a worldwide commercial success, grossing $36.7 million on a $1.2 million budget. The film was considered to be the most influential film of the 1990s Independent Cinema movement. At age 26, Soderbergh became the youngest solo director and the second youngest director to win the festival's top award.

In 1991, he directed Kafka, a biopic of Franz Kafka starring Jeremy Irons. The film returned one-tenth of its budget and received mixed reviews from critics. Two years later, he directed the drama King of the Hill (1993), which was again met with poor commercial performance, although fared well with critics. In 1995, he directed a remake of Robert Siodmak's 1949 film noir Criss Cross, titled The Underneath, which grossed $536,020 on a $6.5 million budget and was widely panned by critics.

Soderbergh's reemergence began in 1998 with Out of Sight, an adaptation of an Elmore Leonard novel, starring George Clooney and Jennifer Lopez.  The film was widely praised by critics, though only a moderate box-office success. Soderbergh followed up with 1999's The Limey. The film was well-received and established him within the cinematic niche of thriller and heist films. He found further success in 2000 when he directed Erin Brockovich, which starred Julia Roberts in her Oscar-winning role. In late 2000, Soderbergh released Traffic. Both Erin Brockovich and Traffic were nominated at the 2001 Academy Awards, making him the first director to have been nominated in the same year for Best Director for two different films since Michael Curtiz in 1938. He was awarded the Academy Award for Best Director for Traffic and received best director nominations at the year's Golden Globe and the Directors Guild of America Awards.

In early 2001, he was approached to direct a reboot of the 1960s Rat Pack-movie Ocean's 11. The film opened to critical acclaim and widespread commercial success. It quickly became Soderbergh's highest-grossing movie to date, grossing more than $183 million domestically and more than $450 million worldwide. In the same year, Soderbergh made Full Frontal, which was shot mostly on digital video in an improvisational style that deliberately blurred the line between which actors were playing characters and which were playing fictionalized versions of themselves. Soderbergh directed Ocean's Twelve, a sequel to Ocean's Eleven, in 2004. The second installment grossed $362.7 million on a $110 million budget. Soderbergh directed Ocean's Thirteen, which was released in June 2007 to further commercial success and increased critical acclaim. Grossing $311.3 million on an $85 million budget, it is the second highest-grossing film of his career after the first Ocean's.

In February 2016, Soderbergh directed a NASCAR heist film, Logan Lucky. The film was produced entirely by Soderbergh, with no studio involved in anything other than theatrical distribution. Logan Lucky was met with widespread critical acclaim. In July 2017, it was revealed that Soderbergh had also secretly shot a horror film using iPhones titled Unsane. The film was received well by critics.  In 2018, Soderbergh directed High Flying Bird. The film was released on February 8, 2019, by Netflix.  Soderbergh's 2019 film The Laundromat is a political thriller about the international leak of the Panama Papers. It premiered at the Venice Film Festival on September 1, 2019, before airing on Netflix.

Let Them All Talk, is a comedy film from Soderberg being released on HBO Max in 2020. It stars Meryl Streep. The film was shot in New York and the UK and aboard the ocean liner Queen Mary 2.

Personal Life: Soderbergh is married to former entertainment journalist Jules Asner, whom he often credits with influencing his female characters.

He has a daughter with first wife, actress Betsy Brantley. He also has a daughter with an Australian woman named Frances Anderson.

Soderbergh lives in New York City.

Real Estate: In 2015, Soderbergh spent $8.5 million on a duplex at Tribeca warehouse conversion 7 Harrison. The 3,100 square foot unit and has three bedrooms and a patio. Soderbergh reportedly sold his $5.87 million pad at 155 Franklin Street ahead of a needed renovation.

In 2005, Soderbergh bought a $2.15 million, 2,832 square foot, four-bedroom, four-bathroom house in Los Angeles' Los Feliz neighborhood.

He received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Music Video, Long Form.

Soderbergh returned to Baton Rouge in the mid-to-late 80s. This is when he famously wrote the screenplay for Sex, Lies, and Videotape on a legal notepad during an eight-day cross country drive. Soderbergh submitted the film to the 1989 Cannes Film Festival where it won a variety of awards, including the Palme d'Or.  Its critical performance led it to become a worldwide commercial success, grossing $36.7 million on a $1.2 million budget. The film was considered to be the most influential catalyst of the 1990s Independent Cinema movement. At age 26, Soderbergh became the youngest solo director and the second youngest director to win the festival's top award.

In 1991, he directed Kafka, a biopic of Franz Kafka starring Jeremy Irons. The film returned one-tenth of its budget and received mixed reviews from critics. Two years later, he directed the drama King of the Hill (1993), which was again met with poor commercial performance, although fared well with critics. In 1995, he directed a remake of Robert Siodmak's 1949 film noir Criss Cross, titled The Underneath, which grossed $536,020 on a $6.5 million budget and was widely panned by critics.

Soderbergh's reemergence began in 1998 with Out of Sight, an adaptation of an Elmore Leonard novel, starring George Clooney and Jennifer Lopez.  The film was widely praised by critics, though only a moderate box-office success. Soderbergh followed up with 1999's The Limey. The film was well-received and established him within the cinematic niche of thriller and heist films. He found further success in 2000 when he directed Erin Brockovich, which starred Julia Roberts in her Oscar-winning role. In late 2000, Soderbergh released Traffic. Both Erin Brockovich and Traffic were nominated at the 2001 Academy Awards, making him the first director to have been nominated in the same year for Best Director for two different films since Michael Curtiz in 1938. He was awarded the Academy Award for Best Director for Traffic and received best director nominations at the year's Golden Globe and the Directors Guild of America Awards.

In early 2001, he was approached to direct a reboot of the 1960s Rat Pack-movie Ocean's 11. The film opened to critical acclaim and widespread commercial success. It quickly became Soderbergh's highest-grossing movie to date, grossing more than $183 million domestically and more than $450 million worldwide. In the same year, Soderbergh made Full Frontal, which was shot mostly on digital video in an improvisational style that deliberately blurred the line between which actors were playing characters and which were playing fictionalized versions of themselves. Soderbergh directed Ocean's Twelve, a sequel to Ocean's Eleven, in 2004. The second installment grossed $362.7 million on a $110 million budget. Soderbergh directed Ocean's Thirteen, which was released in June 2007 to further commercial success and increased critical acclaim. Grossing $311.3 million on an $85 million budget, it is the second highest-grossing film of his career after the first Ocean's.

In February 2016, Soderbergh directed a NASCAR heist film, Logan Lucky. The film was produced entirely by Soderbergh, with no studio involved in anything other than theatrical distribution. Logan Lucky was met with widespread critical acclaim. In July 2017, it was revealed that Soderbergh had also secretly shot a horror film using iPhones titled Unsane. The film was received well by critics.  In 2018, Soderbergh directed High Flying Bird. The film was released on February 8, 2019, by Netflix.  Soderbergh's 2019 film The Laundromat is a political thriller about the international leak of the Panama Papers. It premiered at the Venice Film Festival on September 1, 2019, before airing on Netflix.

Let Them All Talk, is a comedy film from Soderberg being released on HBO Max in 2020. It stars Meryl Streep. The film was shot in New York and the UK and aboard the ocean liner Queen Mary 2.

Personal Life: Soderbergh is married to former entertainment journalist Jules Asner, whom he often credits with influencing his female characters.

He has a daughter with first wife, actress Betsy Brantley. He also has a daughter with an Australian woman named Frances Anderson.

Soderbergh lives in New York City.

Real Estate: In 2015, Soderbergh spent $8.5 million on a duplex at Tribeca warehouse conversion 7 Harrison. The 3,100 square foot unit and has three bedrooms and a patio. Soderbergh reportedly sold his $5.87 million pad at 155 Franklin Street ahead of a needed renovation.

In 2005, Soderbergh bought a $2.15 million, 2,832 square foot, four-bedroom, four-bathroom house in Los Angeles' Los Feliz neighborhood.

Steven Soderbergh Net Worth

Steven Soderbergh

Net Worth:$80 Million
Date of Birth:Jan 14, 1963 (57 years old)
Gender:Male
Height:6 ft (1.83 m)
Profession:Film Producer, Television producer, Film director, Television Director, Cinematographer, Film Editor, Screenwriter, Television Editor, Actor
Nationality:United States of America
Last Updated:2020
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