Facts of Anthony Russo
|Full Name||Anthony J. Russo|
|Birth Name||Anthony Russo|
|Birth City||Cleveland, Ohio|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Basil Russo|
|Father Profession||Attorney & former Judge|
|Mother Profession||Patricia Russo|
|No Of Children||1|
|Filmography||Captain America (2014 & 2016 installments),Avengers: Infinity War,Avengers: End Game|
|Education||University of Pennsylvania, Case Western Reserve University|
|Date of Birth||February 3,1970|
Anthony Russo, an Emmy Award-winning American director is famous for his directorial credit in the Marvel's box-office blockbusters (4 films): Captain America (2014 & 2016 installments), Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: End Game.
Better known as the directing duo Russo Brothers with younger brother Joe Russo also made directing works in TV series; he worked in Arrested Development, LAX, and Community.
How Much Is Anthony Russo's Net Worth In 2020?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, 50-year-old Anthony has a net worth of $20 million as of April 2020- indeed, he made hefty sum as a director.
His younger brother Joe Russo also owns $20 million fortune.
As Russo Brothers, Anthony & Joe most often work together as director & made directorial debut through 1997 films Pieces, it was theatrically released.
The film You, Me and Dupree made a box-office collection of $130.4 million.
Further success of Anthony Russo came after he alongside Joe served as director of Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) starring Chris Evans.
Later, he would direct other 3 Marvel films: Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: End Game (2019).
Box-Office Collection Of Films:
Turned professional in 1994, Anthony Russo records 21 acting credits & 26 producing credits. Reportedly, his films have grossed the total over $6.898 billion.
As for a fact, Anthony directing major achievement came through the 2019 film Avengers: End Game (the sequel to Avengers: Infinity War).
It became the world's highest-grossing movie of all-time; the movie collected $2.798 billion over the budget of $356 million. It featured many Hollywood stars:
- Chris Evans (as Captain America)
- Robert Downey Jr. (as Iron Man)
- Chris Hemsworth (as Thor)
- Mark Ruffalo (as Hulk)
- Jeremy Renner (as Hawkeye)
- Scarlett Johansson (as Black Widow) & many others
Here is the list of Anthony's film box-office collection:
|You, Me and Dupree (2006)||$54 million||$130.4 million|
|Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)||$170- $177 million||$714.4 million|
|Captain America: Civil War (2016)||$250 million||$1.153 billion|
|Avengers: Infinity War (2018)||$316- $400 million||$2.048 billion|
|Avengers: End Game (2019)||$356 million||$2.798 billion|
What Is Anthony Currently Doing?
Anthony is currently working on his upcoming projects; he is an executive producer of 2020 film Cherry starring Tom Holland. Moreover, his other film Everything Everywhere All at Once is under post-production.
The film Exit West is under pre-production and announced to develop the film Past Midnight.
Furthermore, the IMDB reports that Russo will be serving as executive producer of TV series The Warriors and Magic: The Gathering; both are under pre-production.
Career Before Fame: Journey To Directing
Raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Anthony studied law in Case Western Reserve University, while his brother Joe studied acting in the same university.
As college students, their interest in directing developed; they released the film Pieces in 1997, with finances from student loans & credit cards.
The film viewed at Slamdance Film Festival got the attention of Steven Soderbergh, & even more, he came up with a directorial role offer to Russo Brothers.
Anthony & his brother Joe served as directors of 2002 film Welcome to Collinwood, where George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh were producers.
Then, in 2006, Anthony Russo made his breakthrough from the film You, Me and Dupree.
Lives In Pasadena House Bought For $15 Million
Currently, Joe Russo lives in his house in Pasadena, California; he bought the 12-bedroom & 10-bathroom house for $15,579,500 in August 2019.
The 1923 property spread on 12,720-sq. ft. was formerly owned by businessman named Geoffrey Ren, who once saw its foreclosure in 1997 & later bought it back for $28 million in 2013.
The estate came in the market in 2017 for an asking price of $28 million, however, it saw a slash of $12 million before Russo got hands on it.
Reportedly, in March 2020, Russo sold one of his 2 residences in Los Feliz for $2.05 million. The 2,093-sq. ft. property with 3 bedrooms & 4 bathrooms along with a street-level two-car garage.
Meanwhile, the American director still has ownership of the neighboring house in Los Feliz, which was for sale for $3.5 million in January 2020 but didn't find a buyer.
According to Variety, Anthony Russo's real estate also includes a Craftsman-style house in the L.A. community of Pasadena; he paid a whopping $5.8 million for the estate in late 2018.
Father Of A Child: Who Is His Wife?
Anthony J. Russo enjoys blissful married life with his wife Ann Russo; together, they share a son named Julian Russo.
Anthony's wife Ann is an actress & has worked in Captain America: Civil War (2016, the voice of Zemo's Wife), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014, as Strike Agent ), and in Jawbreaker (1999).
Family Background Of Russo
Anthony was born on February 3, 1970, in Cleveland, Ohio, the USA. His father Basil Russo is an attorney & former judge while mother Patricia served as a homemaker.
Russo has a younger brother Joseph "Joe" Russo (born on July 18, 1971); together, they work as director of films & TV series.
After graduating from Benedictine High School, Anthony enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania & majored in Business, while his brother Joe majored in English & Writing from the University of Iowa.
Later, the Russo Brothers, both went to Case Western Reserve University, where Anthony studied law (Joe studied acting).