Facts of Quentin Tarantino
|Full Name||Quentin Tarantino|
|Birth Name||Quentin Jerome Tarantino|
|Birth City||Knoxville, Tennessee|
|Father Name||Tony Tarantino|
|Mother Name||Connie Zastoupil|
|Relation With||Daniella Pick|
|Awards||Academy Award Winner|
|Date of Birth||March 27,1963|
|Married Date||November 28,2018|
Quentin Tarantino is one of the most influential and revered directors in modern cinema. With a particular niche for dialogue and excellent storytelling, many people claim that Tarantino is the director of the modern era in cinema.
Tarantino’s work such as Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Kill Bill series, Reservoir Dogs, etc. are not only extremely excellent films but also an iconic part of American pop culture and film history.
The Oscar-winning screenwriter also has a special film relationship with the legendary Samuel L. Jackson, who has appeared in most of his movies.
How Much Is Legendary Director And Screenwriter Quentin Tarantino Worth?
Quentin Tarantino has a net worth of around $100 million as of March 2020, according to data from an online source. On the other hand, Celebritynetworth claims that he is worth $120 million in 2020. He earned this net worth from a career of over 3 decades in show business.
The director with the mad genius persona made his debut as a director and writer with the cult-classic Reservoir Dogs in 1992. After this, he achieved worldwide fame with the string of award-winning and fan-favorite movies.
According to PayWizard, the director earns around $16 million annually, the main source of his earnings is the box office collection of his films.
Houses Of Tarantino
Most notable names of Hollywood Have a home in Los Angeles, including Quentin Tarantino, who owns a luxury home in Hollywood Hills. The property is spread over 8,733 square feet and has 8 bedrooms. He paid around $3 million for the property that he bought in 1996.
Interesting: Once two robbers broke into Tarantino’s Hollywood Hills home in December 2018 when he was at home. He confronted the burglars, and they ran away with some valuable jewelry and other possessions.
He also has a property in New York City that he bought for $680,000 in 1998. Their Manhattan’s West Village property lies in one of the most bustling areas of the Big Apple and is a 10th-floor unit.
It is no secret that Quentin Tarantino loves movies, to show his love for the old cinema he bought a New Beverly cinema house that fully functions to this day.
The director also loves vintage cars and has used them in multiple of his hit films.
Business Relationship With Sexual Assault Convict Harvey Weinstein
Harvey Weinstein and Tarantino go way back and have known each other for decades. Due to this, Tarantino was asked if he knew about Harvey’s sexual assaults, and he said that he knew about the incidents since the mid-1990s as his then-girlfriend Mira Sorvino told him about it.
Quentin said that he confronted Weinstein but did not take any further action. The Pulp Fiction director also admitted that he knew enough to act more, but he did not and apologized for it.
Similarly, Pulp Fiction actress Uma Thurman also revealed that Weinstein sexually harassed her, and she told Tarantino, who then confronted him again and banned him from having any contact with Thurman for the rest of the film’s production.
Controversies Of Use Of Violence And Racial Slur In Films
The director has been widely criticized for his use of gratuitous violence and racial slurs in his films. Iconic filmmaker Spike Lee also questioned him over the use of the slur against African-Americans, “ni***r”. He defended himself by saying that he is not a racist.
Star Samuel L. Jackson also defended Tarantino, telling media that it was impossible for the award-winning screenwriter to be racist.
Ode To Cinema In The Form Of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Quentin Tarantino debuted in the mainstream by releasing Reservoir Dogs in 1992, but he was involved in the film industry from before this.
After releasing some critically acclaimed and beloved films like Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Inglourious Basterds, Django Unchained, The Hateful Eight, etc. he released Once Upon a Time in Hollywood in 2019.
As a matter of fact, the Pitt won the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award, and Barbara Ling and Nancy Haigh also won the Academy Award for Best Production Design.
The Oscar winner has stated that he plans to make ten films (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood being the 9th) to cement his legacy as Hollywood divinity and will write books after leaving Hollywood.
Quentin Tarantino was born Quentin Jerome Tarantino on March 27, 1963, in Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S. to Tony Tarantino and Connie Zastoupil. He has Italian and Irish ancestry. Tarantino went to Narbonne High School but later dropped out to pursue work in theater.
Tarantino is married to singer Daniella Pick as of March 2020, the pair met in 2009 and dated for around nine years before tying the knot on November 28, 2018. They have a son together named Leo.
Box Office Earnings Of His Movies
|Movie||Box Office Collection (Worldwide)|
|Natural Born Killers||$50,282,766|
|From Dusk Till Dawn||$25,732,986|
|Kill Bill: Volume 1||$176,469,428|
|Kill Bill: Volume 2||$153,535,982|
|The Hateful Eight||$147,924,595|
|Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood||$371,672,459|