Tim Burton Net Worth : $80 Million
For movie buffs, Tim Burton is a household name. For Johnny Depp, Tim Burton is the ultimate director. The creative American is a director, producer, poet, writer who has a net worth of $80 million. Several of his movies have performed exceptionally well at the box office and some of them are Batman, Planet of the Apes, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Alice in Wonderland.
Tim is renowned for dark, gothic horror fantasy films. Global stars like Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter regularly appear in his movies. The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories was written and illustrated by him; it was published in 1997.
He also released a compilation of his sketches and artwork titled The Art of Tim Burton in 2009. Burton has contributed a lot to the film industry, directing 16 movies and producing 12 so far in his illustrious career.
Growing up, Tim Burton was a highly creative kid regularly scribbling and drawing in his treasured drawing books. He got himself enrolled at the California Institute of the Arts where he studied animation. He struck gold when he was offered to direct Pee Wee’s Big Adventure.
His earlier work in Vincent and Frankenweenie had swayed Paul Reubens to offer Tim his directorial debut. The movie was a surprise box office hit and it paved the way for other successful releases to follow. Tim Burton is known to have a keen interest in clowns and most of his movies make references to the clowns.
When he undergoes a writer’s block, Tim rejuvenates in his mansion located in California and New York. The director is married to actress Helena Bonham Carter who he met on the sets of Planet of the Apes. The couple is proud parents to 2 children, Billy Ray Burton and Nell Burton. Hardly does Tim Burton go anywhere without a sketchbook and watercolor kit.