A film director is a person who directs the making of the film. He has control over the film’s artistic and dramatic aspects. He visualizes the script and then guides the technical crew and actors in the fulfillment of that vision.
Some of Hollywood’s film directors have made successful movies and have earned millions. Some of them are billionaires. According to these reputable net worth evaluators Celebrity Net Worth, WealthX and Forbes, these are the 12 richest film directors as of 2014.
=11) Tim Burton – Net Worth: $140 Million
This American director is also a writer, artist and producer. He is well known for his popular films ‘Alice in Wonderland’, ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ and ‘Batman.’ He is an expert in the macabre genre.
=11) Ron Howard – Net Worth: $140 Million
This American director is also an actor and producer. He was the recipient of the Austin Film Festival’s 2009 Extraordinary Contribution to Filmmaking Award.
10) Barry Levinson – Net Worth: $150 Million
This American director is also a writer, actor and producer. He won Oscars for ‘Best Director’ and ‘Best Movie’ for ‘Rain Man.’ He has produced many television shows.