Facts of Peter Jackson
|Full Name||Peter Jackson|
|Birth Name||Peter Robert Jackson|
|Birth Country||New Zealand|
|Father Name||William "Bill" Jackson|
|Mother Name||Joan Jackson|
|Relation With||Fran Walsh|
|No Of Children||2|
|Filmography||Lord of the Rings,Hobbit|
|Date of Birth||October 31,1961|
Peter Jackson is a film producer and director who won three Academy Awards for the movie The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. He is well known as the producer, director, and writer of the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the Hobbit trilogy.
He has also produced other critically acclaimed films like They Shall Not Grow Old, The Adventures of Tintin, The Lovely Bones, and West of Memphis.
How much is Peter Jackson's Net Worth?
As of 2019, the New Zealander film director and producer has a net worth of $500 million. It has been calculated that Peter's films have earned over $6 billion at the box office.
His net worth in 2009 was said to be $370 million during which he purchased two Gulfstream G550 private jets for $60 million. He also bought a car from the film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang for $1 million in May 2011.
Peter's salary from The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring was $10 million and from King Kong, he received $20 million. Jackson further received $20 million from the overall collection of King Kong, making him the highest-paid director of all times.
In 2014 his earnings were calculated to be $50 million ranking him at #48 in Forbes list of Celebrity 100 Earnings.
The BAFTA-winning producer owns $5 million worth of property back in his homeland. The property features a lake, and a Frodo Baggins themed home set from the Lord of the Rings.
The director sold over 220 hectares of land in Queenstown, New Zealand, which was valued for $3.9 million.
Peter Jackson donated NZ$500,000 for the purpose of stem cell research.
He also saved a church in the Wellington suburb of Seatoun from demolition by purchasing it for $10 million.
Peter Jackson's Short Bio
He was born on 31st October 1961 in Wellington, New Zealand to William "Bill" Jackson and Joan Jackson. He studied at the Kāpiti College.
58-years-old Peter isn't married yet, but has been in relation to Fran Walsh since 1987 and have two children named Billy and Katie.