Christopher Nolan
Christopher Nolan | $ 113 Million
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Christopher Nolan

Film director, screenwriter and producer

Net Worth $ 113 Million
Christopher Nolan
  • Birthday30th Jun, 70
  • Birth PlaceUnited Kingdom
  • Marital statusMarried
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Christopher Nolan is one of the most wonderful directors Hollywood has ever produced. He broke into the mainstream cinema with his super-hit flick, Memento. Post his first hit, he went on to give one smash hit after the other. He has a record of making movies post-Memento which has grossed no less than $50 million at the US box office. He came into the limelight after the two Batman flicks i.e. Batman Begins and The Dark Knight. After this, collaborating with Warner Bros., he made the Oscar-nominated blockbuster Inception. With this movie of his, he gained great popularity as it was not only a commercial success but a critically acclaimed movie.   Christopher Nolan, as we know is one of the finest and highest-paid directors in the film industry. Apart from that he’s also a successful producer who has been a part of many successful ventures like Inception that grossed millions. Earlier as a newly introduced man to the industry, his revenue used to be $2.5 million. But in 2010, according to the reports, his income was somewhat around $71.5 million while the consecutive year his revenue from his ventures was no less than $53.5 million. Moreover, only Inception fetched him a wholesome amount of $69 million.   A high-profile celeb like Mr. Nolan is not only a successful filmmaker but a producer too. Apart from his daily expenditures on household and purchasing assets, he uses the moolah for the films he produces too. Till now whatever films he has produced post Memento, has turned into a blockbuster giving him a platform where he received appreciation from not only public but the critics too. A part of his income is also spent on making his family life comfortable and better.   Christopher Nolan was born in the year 1970 in London. He started making films at an early age of seven by means of his dad’s super 8mm camera. Later, he started making films with real people. He completed his education from University College London with English Literature besides making films with 16mm camera at the society of college film. At the age of 26, his short film named ‘Larceny’ was displayed at the Cambridge Film Festival in the year 1996. He married Emma Thomas in the year 1997. His spouse, Emma Thomas is a co-producer in the movies that he works in like that of Inception, The Dark Knight and the list goes on.

Quotes

  • I have been interested in dreams, really since I was a kid. I have always been fascinated by the idea that your mind, when you are asleep, can create a world in a dream and you are perceiving it as though it really existed.
  • The only job that was ever of interest to me other than filmmaking is architecture.
  • Revenge is a particularly interesting concept, especially the notion of whether or not it exists outside of just an abstract idea.
  • I've always been a movie guy, movies have been my thing. I love movies, all kinds of movies.
  • I just love photographing things and putting them together to tell a story.

Did you know?

  • His film,The Dark Knight won two: the Academy Award for Best Sound Editing and a posthumous Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Heath Ledger.
  • He was named by Total Film the 32nd greatest director of all time in 2007.
  • He received the Board of the Governors Award from the American Society of Cinematographers in 2009.
  • He received the Britannia Award for Artistic Excellence in Directing from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts 2011.
  • He became the youngest director to be honored with a hand-and-footprint ceremony at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles in 2012.

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