Wes Anderson Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

Wes Anderson Biography
  • Name: Wes Anderson
  • Age: 49 years old
  • Height: 6ft 1in (186 cm)
  • Occupation: Film Director
  • Net Worth: US $15 Million
  • Status: Alive

Wes Anderson is an American film director, producer, screenwriter and occasional actor. He’s known for such films as The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Royal Tenenbaums and Moonrise Kingdom. Anderson was born Wesley Wales Anderson on May 1, 1969 in Houston, Texas. His mother, Texas, worked in real estate, and his father, Melver, worked in advertising and public relations. He has two brothers, Mel and Eric. Anderson attended St. John’s School followed by the University of Texas at Austin. He graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy.

Anderson’s initial career goal was to become a writer. His early filmmaking efforts were accomplished using a Super 8 camera. He started out making silent films starring his brothers and friends. He later worked as a cinema projectionist. Anderson met future movie star Owen Wilson during his studies at UT Austin. The two became lifelong friends who’ve since worked on a number of projects together.

Anderson’s directorial debut was Bottle Rocket (1996) starring brothers Owen and Luke Wilson. His second film ‘Rushmore’ was released in 1998 and performed significantly better at the box office. It starred Jason Schwartzman and Bill Murray. Anderson followed up with the comedy-drama The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) with Danny Glover and Gene Hackman. The film was nominated for an Academy Award and Hackman won a Golden Globe. Anderson’s other films include The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004), The Squid and the Whale (2005) and The Darjeeling Limited (2007). He voiced the character “Stan Weasel” in the animated comedy film, Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009).

Anderson picked up another Academy Award nomination for his coming-of-age film, Moonrise Kingdom (2012). He won 3 Oscar nominations for The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), including one for Best Director. The film won a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture. Anderson’s recent projects include She’s Funny That Way (2014) and Sing (2016). He produced a Christmas advertisement for H&M in 2016 starring Adrien Brody.

Wes Anderson is 6ft 1in tall and is of Swedish and Norwegian descent. He has an estimated net worth of $15 million. His most commercially successful film, The Grand Budapest Hotel, grossed $175 million at the box office. Anderson is dating Lebanese author and costume designer Juman Malouf. The couple spend their time between New York City and Paris.

Wes Anderson Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Wes Anderson Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: Wesley Wales Anderson
  • Birthday: May 1, 1969
  • How Old : Age: 49 years old
  • Place of Birth: Houston, Texas, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus
  • How Tall : Height: 6ft 1in (186 cm)
  • Occupation: Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Actor
  • Years Active: 1994-present
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $15 Million
  • Partner(s): Juman Malouf
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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