Jerry Bruckheimer Biography, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Fact, and More

Jerry Bruckheimer

Jerry Bruckheimer is a famed Hollywood movie and TV producer. He is famously known for working as a producer on the action, adventure, fantasy, and science fiction films.

Jerry Bruckheimer Biography And Net Worth

Net worth $1 B
Full NameJerome Leon Bruckheimer
Birth DateSeptember 21, 1943
Age78 years
Birthplace Detroit, Michigan, United States
ProfessionFilm and TV Producer
WifeLinda Bruckheimer
Jerry Bruckheimer

Early Life

He was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. In 1961, he graduated from Mumford High school and moved to Arizona to continue his education. He joined the University of Arizona and graduated with a degree in psychology. Bruckheimer was a known film enthusiast and a talented photographer. After completing his college education he worked as a creative producer for an advertising company between Detroit and New York.

Bruckheimer Career

His career was in its initial phases, Bruckheimer served as a producer for several commercials, including one for Pepsi. He left his advertising job in the 1970s and started working in film production with director Dick Richards. The duo worked On Farewell, My Lovely, and March or Die. It was Bruckheimer’s work with Paul Schrader on American Gigolo and Cat people that helped him get noticed in Hollywood. Later in the 1980s and 1990s, he worked with Don Simpson as a co-producer and released some very successful films for Paramount Pictures.

Bruckheimer’s first huge commercial success was Flashdance and after that, he produced some of the most successful commercial films of the time including Beverly Hills Cop films, Top Gun, and Days of Thunder. The Beverly Hills Cop was the film that launched Eddie Murphy’s career and was Paramount highest grossing winter release. Bruckheimer later collaborated on six movies with Top Gun director Tony Scott. With such successful releases, he and Simpson signed a three years agreement with Paramount Pictures. They served as line producers for theatrical and television projects through their company Simpson/Bruckheimer Productions.

The duo made a formidable pair and everyone was starting to call Bruckheimer ‘Mr. Outside’ for his filmmaking expertise and Simpson as ‘Mr. Inside’ due to his industry contacts. The Rock was the duo’s last project on which they collaborated before Simpson’s death in 1996.

Bruckheimer has worked as a co-producer for big entertainment industries including Paramount and Disney. In addition to that, he has been a co-producer with Warner Bros. and CBS Studios for various TV series. He was the producer for one of the most famous action, adventure, and fantasy film series Pirates of the Caribbean.  He was also the producer for the famed National Treasure Franchise. For his work as a producer on Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl and Bad Boys II, he was honored by Variety as the first producer in Hollywood to produce the top two highest-grossing films in a single week.

Jerry Bruckheimer

Jerry Net Worth

He is titled ‘The Most Powerful Man in Hollywood’ and rightly so. Jerry Bruckheimer is one of the highest-grossing producers in Hollywood. He has worked with big studios and as of today, his films have grossed a total of 10.265 billion dollars at the box office. Hence, Bruckheimer has been able to earn an estimated net worth of 1 billion dollars through his career as one of the most successful Hollywood producers.

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