How much is Quentin Tarantino’s net worth? Famous for his roles in acting, film production, and screenwriting, Quentin Tarantino is one of the most celebrated personnel on American soil. Quentin Tarantino was born on 27th March 1963 in Knoxville, Tennessee as the only child of Tony Tarantino and Connie Pender. He is a prominent American screenwriter, actor, producer, and film director who as of this writing has a net worth of $150 million.
A vast percentage of this wealth comes from his career as a screenwriter, actor, and director. He is one of the most celebrated and finest actors. Most of his releases move and impress audiences. After releasing Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill, Tarantino has amassed huge followership which has consequently increased his fortunes. Quentin Tarantino’s movies have grossed, well over $1.5 Billion.
Early Life & Biography
His parents are from a diversified descent. His father is of Italian descent whereas his mother is of Irish descent. This marriage, however, was brief. It was torn apart by divorce after which time Quentin’s mother married Curtis Zastoupil and they relocated to Los Angeles.
Curtis, who was a screenwriter himself, was a great inspiration to Tarantino. He gradually began to develop a love for movies. He would often accompany Curtis to his numerous screening jobs. This experience immensely cultured Tarantino’s love for acting and filming. After his mother divorced with Curtis, Tarantino was sent to his grandparents back in Tennessee. After three years, he relocated to California.
Breakthrough & Rise To Fame
His career as an actor was showcased when he was young. At a tender 14, Tarantino wrote a screenplay titled Captain Peachfuzz and the Anchovy Bandit. He majorly based this on the 1997 film “Smokey and the Bandit”. Undeniably, Quentin was a child fond of films, a habit he had cultured from childhood. School seemed not to impress him and he immediately realized he might have been chasing the wrong things in his life. At 15, he dropped out of school and secured a job at the porn theater called “Pussycat Theater.
To further horn and refine his acting skills, Quentin joined James Best Theatre Company. Perhaps at that moment, he did not know that he was just on track to becoming one of the most celebrated acting stars. And indeed, Tarantino rose to become one of the finest filmmakers in the industry.
Some hallmarks in Tarantino’s journey to becoming a great actor and filmmaker include the movie “My Best Friend’s Birthday”. He directed and co-wrote this movie. Sadly, a fire set the reel of the movie ablaze and destroyed it. Lucky enough, the screenplay did not go waste since he would later use it to lay a foundation for the movie, “True Romance”
He secured a paid project in the early 90s for a movie titled “From Dusk Till Dawn”. Some of his most famous works, later on, include Kill Bill, Jackie Brown, Reservoir Dogs, Four Rooms, and Pulp Fiction.
Tarantino garnered immense fame after the release of the famous ‘Pulp Fiction” movie. He singlehandedly did most of the work which saw the success of the movie including acting, writing, and directing it. This film was a huge turn around for him as it did not only garner commercial success but also helped him win several awards. Not to mention that it made him rise to fame.
The prominent “Kill Bill” movie helped him reach even greater heights of fame. This movie was loved far and wide. In all these years of acting, directing, and writing scripts for films, Tarantino has earned himself a lot of wealth.
Quentin Tarantino’s Awards
Through his richly thriving career as a director and actor, Tarantino earned himself several awards. For two times, he has earned BAFTA Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and Academy Award winner. The “Pulp Fiction” Movie was crowned with the Cannes Festival Award.