Director Martin Scorsese is recognized for his meticulous filmmaking style, who has given dozens of most memorable films in cinema history. Scorsese is also widely considered the most important American director of the late 20th and early 21st centuries.
After completing Who’s That Knocking at My Door? his first feature-length film, Scorsese, skyrocketed to fame when his raw formula of storytelling finally caught the eye of the wider public. His acumen for filmmaking was even more apparent in the blockbuster movie, Taxi Driver. The director gained further acclaim after coming with his Academy Award-winning The Departed, followed by Hugo and The Irishman.
Besides, having a strong passion for rock music, Scorsese also landed some directorial gigs at many documentaries on the subject, including The Last Waltz (1978), No Direction Home (2005), George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011), and more.
Along with his prolific career, Martin also has made a hefty fortune.
What Is Martin Scorsese Net Worth In 2020?
Martin Scorsese has an estimated net worth of $100 million as of 2020. He has collected the significant portion of his fortune from his various roles ranges from film director, screenwriter, producer, and actor.
The most influential directors in film history, Scorsese has directed a number of acclaimed films. Some of them are following,
|Movie||Budget||Box Office||Cast Members|
|Taxi Driver (1976)||$1.9 million||$28.4 million||Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, and Albert Brooks|
|Cape Fear (1991)||$35 million||$182.3 million||Nick Nolte and Jessica Lange|
|Gangs of New York (2002)||$100 million||$193.8 million||Leonardo DiCaprio and Daniel Day-Lewis|
|The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)||$100 million||$392 million||Jonah Hill and Margot Robbie|
|Shutter Island (2010)||$80 million||$294.8 million||Michelle Williams and Emily Mortimer|
Matin was paid $3.5 million from Shutter Island. Similarly, the director received $10 million from the movie Hugo.
Awards And Accolades
Martin Scorsese also has won a number of prestigious accolades, including the AFI Life Achievement Award for his contributions to the cinema. His other accolades are Academy Award, a Palme d’Or, Cannes Film Festival Best Director Award, Silver Lion, Grammy Award, Emmys, Directors Guild of America Awards, Golden Globes, and more.
The director has been nominated for nine Academy Awards and is also regarded as the most-nominate living director after William Wyler.
Bought His New York Home For $12.5 Million
In 2007, Martin Scorsese bought the mansion in Manhattan, New York, for $12.5 million.
The 1860s townhouse is set in 7,000-square-feet and features six bedrooms. It is also filled with movie memorabilia.
From the past few years, Scorsese has been facing forecloser on his mansion. The Extech Building Materials claimed that Martin’s contractor, Smith Restoration, has yet to pay its $18,000 bill even the construction wrapped in May 2015.
Martin Scorsese is involved in a number of charitable organizations such as HELP USA, Michael J. Fox Foundation, Saban Community Clinic, and Tibet House as well.
Bio Of Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942, in New York City to Catherine Scorsese, an actress and Charles Scorsese, an American film actor. He spent his early days in the Flushing area of NYC until his family moved to Little Italy in Manhattan. He also has a brother named Frank Scorsese.
Scorsese earned a B.A. in English from Washington Square College (now called College of Arts and Science) in 1964. He later enrolled at the New York University’s School and earned a B.A. in English in 1964.
Married Life With His Fifth Wife Helen Morris Scorsese
Martin Scorsese tied the knot with his wife Laraine Brennan, on 15th May 1965. The couple has a daughter named Cathy Scorsese, an actress born on 7th December of that year. Following their divorce, the director went on to marry Julia Cameron on 30th Dec 1975, and they divorced in Jan 1977.
The couple also has a daughter named Domenica Cameron-Scorsese, an actress, producer, and director, born on 6th Sep 1976.
Isabella Rossellini was his third wife which whom Martin exchanged the vows on 29th Sep 1979. The couple also did not last long, and their relationship ended in divorce after three years of marriage. From Feb 1985 to October 1991, the actor was in a marital relationship with Barbara De Fina.
After several unsuccessful relationships, Scorsese is now leading a happy married life with his fifth wife, Helen Morris Scorsese. A happily married couple since July 1999 is also a proud parent to a daughter Francesca Scorsese (b November 16, 1999).