Steven Allan Spielberg recognized as Steven Spielberg is famous American born Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer and also business tycoon. He is famous for his movies like, Saving Private Ryan, Jurassic Park. Moving on to his childhood life, he was born to orthodox Jewish family in Ohio in 1946. He spent his childhood in New Jersey in guidance of his Pianist mother Leah Adler and Electrical Engineer father Arnold Spielberg. He made his debut in production after he made his 8mm first movie named Adventure with his friends which he shot in Pinnacle Peak Patio Restaurant Scottsdale. He charged 25 cents for every one to show his movie. In the year 1958, he became scout and got in to competition for Photography Merit badge by making another short film named The Last Gunfight. He at the age of 13 was awarded for his short movie based on the war named Escape to Nowhere.
Steven Spielberg Facts
- Date of Birth:December 18, 1946
- Occupation:Film Director
- Address:Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
- Children:Sasha Spielberg, Max Spielberg, Destry Allyn Spielberg, More
- Marital Status:Married
- Net Worth:$3.1 Billion
- Salary:$150 Million per year
- Wife:Kate Capshaw (m. 1991), Amy Irving (m. 1985–1989)
- Name:Steven Spielberg
- Online engaged:Wiki, Twitter, Facebook, Youtube
When he was 16 years old, he produced fiction adventure film named Firelight which had budget of 500 dollars and generated profit of 1 dollar. He moved to California after the divorce of his father and mother. Before that Steven studied in Arcadia High School in Arizona. He completed his graduation from Saratoga High School in 1965 while he was promoted to Eagle Scout rank. He told he was bullied in his school and college days. Although he tried to be in University of Southern California School of Theater, Film and Television for two times but later enrolled in California State University. He started his acting career after working as intern in Universal Studios. After being famous, USC gave him Honorary Degree who later became the trustee of the university. After 35 long years, he went back to university to complete his education with B.A in Film production and Electronic Arts. Steven named his production company’s name Amblin Entertainment after his film. He came into limelight after directing one fragment of TV series namely Night Gallery. He due to his outstanding performance was hired by Universal Studios to do TV movies. For his directed movie Jaws gave the crew three academy awards. Steven with the movie became America’s youngest Multi-Millionaire. He alongside Richard Dreyfuss made movie named Close Encounters of the Third Kind based on UFO after rejecting the offer to direct Jaws 2. He for the movie was nominated in Academy award in category of Best Directors. The movie even won two Oscars. Again later in the collaboration with George Lucas came with Raiders of the Lost Ark which became the biggest hit of 1981 nominating in Oscars and best pictures award. Till 1994, he produced many high grosser movies like Indiana Jones series, Jurassic Park, the Color Purple, Batman series which led him in many Oscar and other award nominations.
Again talking about his glorious years as director and producer, in 1994 he commenced new studio namely DreamWorks. He from there released many more films like sequel to Jurassic Park, Amistad, Indiana Jones next part, war based movie Saving Private Ryan. The television series he made based on book Band of Brother won many Golden Globes and Emmys awards. Other television movie he made is Band of Brothers, Taken and the pacific which includes some cartoons series too. The other movie he produced till date is The Haunting, The Prince of Egypt, Evolution, Men in Black I II and III. He recently announced to make movie based on Daniel H. Wilson novel Robopocalypse.
Moving on to his personal bio, he was married to actress Amy Irving but later got divorce in 1989. Steven had to give 100 million to his divorced wife as compensation. After that controversial divorce, he later got into relation with Kate Capshaw. The couple got married in 1991. They are living a happy family life moving here and there in their houses and villa around America. He mostly lives in Los Angeles which is also his permanent address in his site. The couple all together has 6 children. At the age of 66, he is still busy in making successful movies. Many authors have written motivational quotes quoting on his outstanding career.
To know more about him, anybody can log into his personal site and wiki which contains his biography and facts which many people don’t know. More of the interested fans can follow him in twitter which is the easiest way to reach out to the desired person.