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Facts of Peter Jackson

Full NamePeter Jackson
First NamePeter
Last NameJackson
Birth NamePeter Robert Jackson
ProfessionDirector, Producer
NationalityNew Zealander
Birth CityWellington
Birth CountryNew Zealand
Father NameWilliam "Bill" Jackson
Mother NameJoan Jackson
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusRelation
Relation WithFran Walsh
No Of Children2
AwardsAcademy Awards,BAFTA
FilmographyLord of the Rings,Hobbit
EducationKāpiti College
Height170 cm
Date of BirthOctober 31,1961
Age58 years

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.

New Zealand director and producer, Peter Jackson
Caption: Peter Jackson

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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.

He earned over $180 million from the Lord of the Rings trilogy, starring Elijah Wood, Orlando Bloom, and Cate Blanchett.


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.

Peter Jackson at the Hollywood Walk of Fame, with wife Fran Walsh and kids
Caption: Peter Jackson receiving a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame, with wife Fran Walsh and kids; Billy and Katie

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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.

Updated On Fri Nov 29 2019 Published On Fri Nov 29 2019 By BluePrince