Luc Besson Net Worth: Know his income source, career, relations, movies, early life
Facts of Luc Besson Net Worth: Know his income source, career, relations, movies, early life
|Net worth||$100 million|
|Date of Birth:||1959 March 18|
|Age:||61 years old|
|Height:||5 Feet 7 Inch|
A French director, producer, and screenwriter, Luc Besson has been successful to collect the net worth estimated to be around $100 million. He received an award for Best Director and Best French Director for the film, The Fifth Element(1997).
Luc Besson's Net Worth and source of incomes
Starting the career from 1981, Luc Besson came from France to build the huge net worth of $100 million. He is a film director, producer, and screenwriter so, we are sure about his source of income, aren't we?
Besson founded his own production company in 1980 which was named Les Films du Loup at starting and late re-named as Les Films du Dauphin. His company also add some in building the net worth of $100 million.
We will be looking at the box office sales of some of his movies
- The Transporter(2002)= $44 million
- Arthur and The Invisibles(2006)= $108 million
- Taken(2008)= $226.8 million
- Colombiana(2011)= $67 million
- Taken 2(2012)= $376.1 million
- Taken 3(2014)= $326.4 million
- Lucy(2014)= $463.4 million
Besson owns an Architectural Estate house in Beverly Hills
Luc Besson's Career Beginnings
After working as a diving instructor and working as a writer, Besson wrote the sci-fi film, The Fifth Element in 1997 which starred Bruce Willis. He also worked with the screenwriter, Robert Mark Kamen at a very early age.
A year later in 1998, Besson wrote the film, Taxi which he produced. Then, in 2000, he came up with the sequel, Taxi 2, and Taxi 3 in 2003.
In 2002, Besson wrote and produced the film, The Transporter, and Transporter 2 in 2005, Transporter 3 in 2008 in which Jason Statham starred as a lead actor. He is also the producer and screenwriter of the film series, Taken which starred Liam Nesson.
Besson has worked in more than 50 films as a combination of director, screenwriter, and a producer. We'll be looking at the list of Besson's hit films down here.
List of Luc Besson's films:
- The Messenger(1999)
- District 13(2004)
- Arthur and the Invisibles(2006)
- District 13: Ultimatum(2009)
- I Love You Phillip Morris(2009) starring Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor
- The Lady(2011)
- The Family(2013)
- Lucy(2014) starring Scarlett Johansson
- 3 Days To Kill(2014)
- The Warriors Gate(2016)
Luc Besson's Early Life
Born on March 18, 1959, in Paris, France, Luc Besson was the son of Claude Besson and Daniele Plane. He was entirely aquatic as he spent his time with his parents and worked as scuba diving instructors.
Besson wanted to pursue his career in marine biologist specializing in dolphins but an accident at the age of 17 caused him not to dive any longer. Failing to continue his interests and passion, Besson thought that film would be a great medium to show his passion.
Luc Besson's Married Life
Besson married an actress Anne Parillaud in 1986. They had a daughter together. But the couple divorced in 1991.
Then, Besson married an actress and a director, Maiwenn Le Besco in 1992. They had a daughter together but their relationship came to an end in 1997.
After two divorces, Besson married an actress, Milla Jovovich in 1997. Besson was 38 and Milla was 21 when they married. However, the couple divorced in1999.
Besson married for the fourth time in 2004 with a producer, Virginie Silla. They have three children together.
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