Facts of Mel Brooks
|Full Name||Mel Brooks|
|Birth Name||Melvin James Kaminsky|
|Profession||American Filmmaker, Comedian, Composer, Actor|
|Birth City||Brooklyn, New York|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||James Kaminsky|
|Mother Name||Kate Kaminsky|
|Spouse||Anne Bancroft (late) and Florence Baum (Div)|
|No Of Children||4|
|Filmography||The Producers,Blazing Saddles,Young Frankenstein,High Anxiety,Silent Movie,Spaceballs|
|Education||Eastern District High School, Abraham Lincoln High School, Brooklyn College, and Virginia Military Institute|
|Date of Birth||June 28,1926|
Who Is Mel Brooks?
Mel Brooks was born Melvin James Kaminsky on June 28, 1926, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. He holds American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.
Mel's parents are Kate Kaminsky and James Kaminsky. Similarly, he has three siblings, brothers, Irving Kaminsky, Lenny Kaminsky, and Bernie Kaminsky.
Brooks attended Eastern District High School and Abraham Lincoln High School. Likewise, he also enrolled at Virginia Military Institute and Brooklyn College.
Mel Brooks Net Worth Is $100 Million In 2019
Mel Brooks is a popular filmmaker, comedian, composer, actor. He is best known for his movies The Producers, The Twelve Chairs, and Young Frankenstein.
Similarly, Brooks' notable work credits include Silent Movie, High Anxiety, History of the World, and many others. As of 2019, the versatile figure Mel Brooks has a net worth of $100 million.
Who Was Mel Brooks Wife?
American filmmaker Mel Brooks was married to Anne Bancroft on August 5, 1964. The couple was the proud parents of an actor Max Brooks.
Mel was living a blissful life with her family, unfortunately, his wife Anne died on June 6, 2005.
His late wife was a popular actress, director, screenwriter, and singer. Sadly, Bancroft was 73 years old when she died in Manhattan at Mount Sinai Hospital. The reason behind her death is uterine cancer.
After that Anne High Anxiety star, Mel exchanged the vows with Florence Baum on November 26, 1953.
The couple together shares three children, a daughter, and two sons, named Stephanie Brooks, Nicky Brooks, and Eddie Brooks. After 9 years, Brooks separated with his spouse on January 20, 1962.
Where Does Millionaire Mel Brooks Live? Details Of His House, Car, And Tax Payment
Brooks currently resides in a house worth million dollars in Santa Monica, California, United States.
Additionally, he owns a luxurious Hamptons style mansion in Malibu Beach, California. The villa features 3,476 feet, 4 to 5 bedrooms, and 6 bathrooms. Recently, Brooks has rented the house for $135,000 per month.
Being a millionaire, it is sure that Young Frankenstein star owns expensive and lavish car. Most of the people ride cars of various brands like 2020 Cadillac Escalade ESV Platinum ($120,000-$100,000), 2019 Chevrolet Bolt LT ($36,620), 2017 Audi Q5 2.0T Premium ($27,995-$42,000), and 2012 Jaguar XF ( $59,000).
Is American Filmmaker Mel Brooks Active On Social Media?
The versatile personality Mel is active on Twitter with 230k followers. Similarly, he also has a YouTube channel titled The Official MEL BROOKS Channel.
The channel has 3.3k subscribers and 873,931 total views. According to the social blade, Brooks Youtube channel earns $25 to $399 per monthly and $299 to $4.8k yearly.
Career Journey: Income Sources And Salary
Aged 93, Millionaire Mel Brooks started working in WWII and was hired at nightclubs for playing drums. He worked as a comedian in radio and as Master Entertainer at Grossinger's Resort just before going to TV.
Additionallly, 5 feet 5 inches tall star wrote the Broadway show Shinbone Alley. Similarly, he worked as a writer for Your Show of Shows, Caesar's Hour.
Moreover, he served in the creation of the sketch comedy The 2000 Year Old Man and the film Get Smart. Then, he started grabbing the limelight as writer, actor, producer, and director.
Some of his notable film credits include Blazing Saddles, History of the World: Part I, Silent Movie, Young Frankenstein, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, High Anxiety, Dracula: Dead and Loving It, Spaceballs, and others.
Here are lists of Brooks' few films with their box office collections.
|Movies||Budget||Box Office Earnings|
|The Producers||$941,000||$1.6 million|
|Blazing Saddles||$2.6 million||$119.6 million|
|Young Frankenstein||$2.78 million||$86.2 million|
|High Anxiety||$4.015 million||$31.1 million|
|Silent Movie||$4.055 million||$36.1 million|
|History of the World, Part I||$10 million||$31.7 million|
|Spaceballs||$22.7 million||$38.1 million|
According to Celebrity NetWorth, Mel Brooks has $100 million while as per The Richest, his worth is $85 million.