Wes Craven Net Worth

Wes Craven Net Worth:
$40 Million
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Wes Craven net worth: Wes Craven was an American film director, writer and producer who had a net worth of $40 million dollars. Born August 2, 1939 in Cleveland, Ohio, Wes Craven is widely known for his work in horror films, particularly 'slasher' films. He is the creator of the Nightmare on Elm Street horror film series, featuring the ever-creepy Freddy Krueger character.

Craven also directed the entire Scream series, which features the fiction antagonist Ghostface. Other notable Wes Craven films include The Hills Have Eyes, The Last House on the Left, The Serpent and the Rainbow, The People Under the Stairs, Vampire in Brooklyn and Cursed. He also directed My Soul to Take. Early in his career, Craven worked in the world of pornographic films, as it was a lucrative industry. After immersing himself in the horror film genre, Craven frequently collaborated with Sean S. Cunningham. Their infamous characters Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees (of Friday the 13th film franchise) appeared together in the 2003 slasher film Freddy vs. Jason. In 2015 he executive produced the television series Scream and after his passing an episode dedicated in his memory. Wes Craven won 10 cinematic awards and received six nominations. Among other awards, he was nominated for Best Director for Scream (Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA – 1997). Craven's first marriage was to Bonnie Broecker and they had two children, Jonathan (1965) and Jessica (1968). In 1982, Craven married Iya Labunka and she frequently works as a producer on Craven's films. Wes Craven died on August 30, 2015 at the age of 76 after suffering from brain cancer.

Wes Craven Net Worth

Wes Craven

Net Worth:$40 Million
Date of Birth:Aug 2, 1939 (82 years old)
Gender:Male
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Profession:Film director, Screenwriter, Film Producer, Actor, Television producer, Teacher, Television Director, Film Editor
Nationality:United States of America
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