Facts of Dick Wolf
|Full Name||Dick Wolf|
|Birth Name||Richard Anthony Wolf|
|Profession||Television writer, director, executive producer, creator|
|Birth City||New York City|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||George Wolf|
|Mother Name||Marie G. Wolf|
|No Of Children||5|
|Education||University of Pennsylvania|
|Date of Birth||December 20,1946|
How much is Dick Wolf's Net Worth in 2019?
American television producer Dick Wolf is well remembered as the executive producer and creator of the Law & Order franchise and also of the Chicago franchise. He has also authored books like Law & Order: Crime Scenes, The Intercept, The Ultimatum, and The Execution.
The Emmy Award-winning producer who received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has gathered a net worth of $550 million.
Dick Wolf's Sources of Income- Earnings from Movies and TV Shows
As of 2019, The American producer has an estimated wealth of $550 million which he gathered from his work as a producer, screenwriter, and filmmaker.
Before starting his career as a producer of TV shows, he worked in the advertising department as a copywriter in a company named Benton & Bowles.
He then moved to Los Angeles whereupon Dick met screenwriter Oliver Stone who helped him produce three screenplays. Wolf then worked as a staff writer for the TV show Hill Street Blues.
Dick Wolf is best known as the creator and producer of TV series like Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, starring Ice-T and Mariska Hargitay, Law & Order, Law & Order: UK, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. He is also the producer of Chicago franchise series which includes Chicago Justice, Chicago P.D., Chicago Med, and Chicago Fire.
Earning of Films
As a film producer, he has produced 7 films which have grossed well at the box office. His 1987 movie No Man's Land had estimated earnings of $2,877,571, Masquerade (1988) made $15,855,828 while School Ties accumulated $14,715,067.
- 2006 - $70 million
- 2007 - $70 million
- 2012 - $70 million
Dick Wolf's Annual Income
During his divorce with ex-wife Noelle Lippman in 2019, the court files revealed that Dick Wolf earns midway between $10 million and $15 million per month. That amounts to his annual income being about $120 million to $180 million every year.
The total value of his series Law & Order was estimated to be $8 million.
He signed a deal with the NBC network which valued Law & Order for $1.6 billion.
Dick Wolf's Assets-Houses and Cars
He paid $15 million for a ranch in Studio City, California which he purchased for his ex-wife. The Hope Ranch's home is spread over 2,597 sq feet and has three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms.
Wolf paid $10.5 million to purchase a house in Seal Harbor in 2003. He currently resides in Santa Barbara, California in an $825,000 home.
His two assets; a house in Montecito, California and an apartment in New York had a combined value of $30 million.
The American producer rides a Mercedes S63 which can be bought for $144,175.
Wolf's Divorce Settlement, Charity, Insurance, And Taxes
After his divorce with wife Noelle Lippman, Dick agreed to pay $17.5 million as a divorce settlement. According to the settlement he was made to pay $2 million annually for 8 years.
The court files showed that Noelle was entitled to half of Wolf's earnings and assets during the course of their marriage which lasted for years.
Being a successful producer he must have donated a huge sum of money to charitable foundations, but the funds he donated and the NGOs are affiliated is still unknown.
He must be heavily insured and is believed to paying huge lumps of money for his $550 million net worth.
Dick Wolf's Personal Life-Age, Education, Relationships, Height And Weight
He was born as Richard Anthony Wolf on 20th December 1946 in New York City, New York, in the United State to parents Marie G. Wolf and George Wolf.
He is of American nationality and his ethnicity is mixed comprising of Irish and Jewish ancestry.
As a child, he was an altar boy, during which he was admitted to the Saint David's School, The Gunnery. Dick also studied at the Philips Academy and later graduated from the University of Pennsylvania.
Relationships and Divorces
72-years-old has been married and divorced thrice in his lifetime. His last marriage was with Noelle Lippman which lasted for 12 years. The couple married in 2007 and have two sons named Zoe and Rex. They divorced on 3rd December 2018 and were finalized in January 2019.
His first wedding was conducted with Susan Scraton in 1970. The pair separated in 1983.
Dick's second wife was with Christine Marburg whom he married in 1993. They had three kids together named Elliot, Olivia, and Sarina. The couple went their separate ways in 2005.
Height And Weight
The American TV show producer has a height of 5 feet and 6 inches (169 cms) and his body weigh about 69 kg (152.12 lbs).