Tim Burton is a Winsor McCay Award-winning American producer and director who has directed films such as Alice Through the Looking Glass, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, and  Edward Scissorhands.

He also directed and produced his versions of Batman, Batman Returns, with Michael Keaton, and Batman Forever with Val Kilmer. Tim also directed the first edition of Planet of the Apes, starring Mark Wahlberg. He is the eighth highest-grossing director whose films have earned over $4 billion at the box office.

What is Tim Burton’s net worth?

As of 2022, the American producer is believed to be holding a net worth of $145 million which he made from producing films. His salary as a director from the film Alice in Wonderland, starring Johnny Depp and Anne Hathaway, was $50 million.

American director and producer, Tim Burton
Caption: Tim Burton

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In 2010 he received $3 million as royalties from older movies and that year his earnings were calculated to be $53 million.

House and Car

He bought a 6,649 sq ft house in North London for £11 million ($14.3 million) from actor Tom Conti in November 2019.

Tim drives around in a Range Rover that costs $89,000.


The British Animation Awards winning producer helped raise £200,000 ($260,000) in a put pencil to paper charity event along with Jude Law and Angelina Jolie.

Daniel Radcliffe and Meryl Streep were also present at the show, but Burton’s doodle of Nightmare before Christmas sold for the most. His gothic painting was sold for £3,800 ($4,940).

Tim Burton’s Box Office Earnings

As a producer, some of his highest earnings films are Batman Returns ($266.8 million), featuring Danny DeVito, Corpse Bride ($117.2 million),  and Mars Attacks, starring Jack Nicholson, Natalie Portman, and Pierce Brosnan.

His other films are Edward Scissorhands ($86 million), starring Winona Ryder, and The Nightmare Before Christmas ($76.2 million), and Frankenweenie ($81.5 million).

Short Biography

The American producer was born as Timothy Walter Burton in Burbank, California in the United States on 25th August 1958. He is the son of William “Bill” Burton and Jean Burton. He has a brother named Daniel Burton. He is of American nationality and his ethnicity is white.

Burton first attended Providencia Elementary School and then enrolled in Burbank High School. After graduating from high school he studied character animation at the California Institute of the Arts.


61-years old Tim Burton has been married and divorced once. He was married to Lena Gieseke from 1987 to 1991. Since then he has been in relationships with American model Lisa Marie Smith and actress Helena Bonham Carter, with who she also shares two children.

Tim Burton and Eva Green
Caption: Tim Burton with his new partner Eva Green at the
premiere of Dumbo

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He has been rumored to be in a long-term relationship with James Bond actress, Eva Green since December 2015.