- Birthday21st Sep, 45
- Birth PlaceUnited States
- Marital statusMarried
American film and television producer Jerome Leon Bruckheimer, more popularly known as “Jerry Bruckheimer” is eminent for his successful films and television series in the genres of action, drama, and science fiction. The brain behind the Hollywood's blockbuster movies like Beverly Hills Cop, Top Gun, Pirates of the Caribbean, Jerry was born in a low-income German Jewish family of Detroit in 1945. A movie buff with interests in photography, young Jerry loved to take snapshots whenever he had the opportunity.
A psychology graduate from the “University of Arizona”, Jerry worked in an advertising agency in New York, during his early career, delivering award-winning commercials including one for Pepsi. Jerry started his film career working in partnership with producer “Don Simpson”, before handling his own solo projects after the death of partner Don.
One of the most triumphant film producers of all time, Jerry gave a string of highly successful films including “Top Gun” featuring Tom Cruise, Beverly Hills Cop” featuring Eddie Murphy, “Pirates of the Caribbean”, “The Rock”, “Con Air”, “Armageddon”, “Gone in Sixty Seconds” and “Black Hawk Down”. The successful film producer also branched out into television delivering a number of hit television series including the police drama “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”, science fiction drama “Eleventh Hour” and the reality game show “The Amazing Race”, earning him the title of a versatile Television Producer.
Jerry’s films brought in excess of $13 billion to Hollywood and launched the careers of numerous actors. Hence, with a stupendous track record of blockbuster high-grosser films, he was nicknamed "Mr. Blockbuster". The commercially successful producer has annual earnings of $120 million and has also earned the repute of being one of the highest money earners in the Forbes list. The wealthy American owns a bunch of pricy properties including his oceanfront home in Malibu, plush home in Los Angeles and a 1500-acre farm in Kentucky, and adores travelling in his classy car 1967 “Shelby Mustang GT500 Eleanor” and majestic jet “Gulfstream IV”.
The eminent producer has also received a series of awards, for his highly acclaimed works, including “The most powerful person in Hollywood” while his projects have been nominated for 41 Academy awards, 23 Golden Globe’s and eight Grammy’s. Owner of the film company “Jerry Bruckheimer Films”, Jerry is reported to donate more than $50,000 to Republican Campaigns and is considered one of the investors of a sports arena in Los Vegas. Married twice, Jerry stays in his Los Angeles home with his second wife “Linda Bruckheimer” and has a step daughter “Alexandra”.
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Los Angeles home
The eminent producer owns a plush home in Los Angeles, with estimated price in millions. Enveloped by lush greenery, Jerry’s home features a simple yet elegant construction.
Location: Jerry’s pricy property is located in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Accommodation: Located in marvelous surroundings, the plush home features an elegant architecture. The interiors are fully furnished and adorned with beautiful art pieces. A complete tennis court offers the best outdoor entertainment while an open area in front of the house provides ample space to relax under the open sky.
Jerry owns an oceanfront home in Malibu, which the wealthy producer bought in 1987 for exactly $2.4 million.
Location: Jerry’s waterfront property is located in Malibu, California, USA.
Accommodation: The plush home features marvelous comfy bedrooms and e
xotic bathrooms, offering a complete luxurious accommodation. The home windows offer marvelous sight of the green land spread over vast distances and the blue ocean. Fully furnished spacious rooms make the place ideal for relaxing or serving guests.
The wealthy and eminent film personality owns a majestic “Gulfstream IV” with a tail number N477JB, which entirely matches his lifestyle. Powered by two Rolls-Royce Tay turbofans engines, the royal jet features a standard cruising speed of 460 knots and a cruising speed of 505 knots. The aircraft offers luxurious seating arrangement for 14-19 people and features world class satellite communication system with multiple computer systems for enhanced productivity while travelling. The splendid aircraft comes equipped with a sophisticated “EFIS avionics suite” featuring six color CRT displays. The cockpit incorporates “Honeywell SATCOM Phone” and “GPS and Inertial Reference Systems” for effective navigation.
A movie buff since his childhood days, Jerry also held interest in photography, and loved to take snapshots in order to excel in the art of photography. Treating photography as a side project, the eminent producer also used to take snaps during the shots of his films. A compilation of more than thirty photos taken by the talented photographer, during the filming of his movie “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End”, was put on an exhibition in London in November 2007, to help raise funds for a Conservation Project “Cutty Sark”.
Shelby Mustang GT500 Eleanor
The film and television producer owns a classic 1967 “Shelby Mustang GT500 Eleanor”, which entirely reflects his exciting lifestyle. Powered by a 351 Cleveland engine, Mustang Eleanor talks sheer class performance. The car appeared for the first time in a Hollywood movie “Gone in 60 Seconds”, and since then became people’s favorite, especially for the car collectors. Other highlighted features of trendy car include Cruisomatic transmission, Goodyear rally tires, individual locking rear brakes and removable bullet plating.
Shelby Mustang GT500 Eleanor
Ferrari 348 TS
A matte black colored Ferrari 348 TS sports car once owned by famous Hollywood producer Jerry Bruckheimer went up for sale at the online auction site ebay.com on October 2011. The base price for the auction was set at $40,000 for the car which had not even traversed 30,000 miles. The 348 TS boasts of impressive attributes like superb looks and great performance at high speed. It can reach a top speed of 285 km/hour. Bruckheimer lined the seats of his Ferrari with suede leather upholstery.
Rolex Yacht-Master II
One of the most successful film producers of all time, Jerry Bruckheimer wears a “Rolex Yacht-Master II”, which is a perfect choice for the successful film producer, as both are ideal examples of being the finest in their respective fields. Jerry has accomplished in the cine world similar to what Yacht-Master II has achieved in the world of watches. A real gem from Rolex watches, Yacht-Master II is a master piece featuring a highly acclaimed design, unparalleled durability and an impressive programmable countdown feature. Crafted in yellow gold, the certified chronometer features a white dial with blue ceramic rotatable bezel offering it a marvelous appearance.