Robert Redford Net Worth
Facts of Robert Redford Net Worth
|Date of Birth:
|1936 August 18
|87 years old
|5 Feet 10 Inch
Robert Redford- Know about his Net Worth, Source of Income, Career, Personal Life and Relationship
An American actor, high rated film director and producer, businessman and philanthropist Robert Redford have an estimated net worth of $170 million. He is the founder of Sundance Film Festival. He has played in more than sixty movies and directed more than ten films.
Robert Redford Source of Income:
Robert Redford able to accumulate the big amount of wealth from his acting and directing films after all he is an actor, high rated director and producer. His income from directing the film named “War Hunt” was estimated to be $500,000. Similarly, in 1973, his estimated income from the movie “The Sting” was $500,000 and also it was the greatest hit of his career because he was nominated for the Academy Award. Since the year passed his income became double than his income in the past years. In 2011, his estimated income from “The Last Castle” was $11,000,000.
Robert Redford Cars and Houses:
Robert Redford has bought a beautiful house in Sundance, Utah which seems it is expensive. He has also bought a new house in Malibu whose price is estimated around $15 million which has Jacuzzi, Sauna, home office and gaming room. Another house he bought is in Connecticut whose price was estimated to be $1.05 million which has two bedrooms, two bathrooms and swimming pool in the backyard. He has bought a luxurious car Aston Martin which is really beautiful and seems like expensive too. He has bought another luxurious car The Gatsby which looks beautiful.
Robert Redford Early Life:
Robert Redford was born on August 18, 1936, in Santa Monica, California who was the son of Martha W. and Charles Robert Redford, who turned accountant from a milkman. He has a stepbrother named Willian from his father’s remarriage. His paternal great-great-grandfather named English Presbyterian Elisha Redford married Irish-Catholic Mary Ann McCreery in Manchester Cathedral then after they emigrated to New York in 1849 immediately after settling in Stonington, Connecticut. Robert Redford family moved to Van Nuys, California while his father worked in El Segundo. He studied in Van Nuys High School where he was baseball pitcher Don Drysdale. After his graduation from the high school in 1954, he attended the University of Colorado in Boulder for a year and a half where he was a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity. While he was at Colorado, he began drinking heavily and lost his half-scholarship and was kicked out from the school. Then after many years later he traveled in Europe and studied painting at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and took classes at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City.
In New York, he started his acting career in “Barefoot in the Park”, a famous romantic comedy which was directed by Neil Simon. In the early time, he also appeared in many television shows. In “Butchy Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” he played the role of Paul Newman which was his real breakthrough. Then after that movie, he played in the movies like “The Sting”, “The Candidate” and many more. In 1992 his film named “A River Runs Through It” was released in which he brought a young Brad Pitt too greater prominence. In 2001, he appeared as a disgraced Army general who was sent to prison in the prison drama named “The Last Castle”. But in the same year, he reteamed with Brad Pit for “Spy games” which another success for the pair in which he was an actor instead of the director.
Robert Redford Relationship:
Robert Redford married Lola Van Wagenen, who dropped out of college to marry him on September 12, 1958, in Nevada. They had four children: Scott Anthony, Shauna Jean, David James, and Amy Hart Redford in which Scott Redford died of sudden infant death syndrome at the age of two and half months. But in 1985, Lola and Redford divorced. Again he married his longtime partner Sibylle Szaggars in July 2009 at the Louis C. Jacob Hotel in Hamburg, Germany.