Will Packer Biography And Net Worth
|Net worth||60 million dollars|
|Date of Birth||11 April, 1974|
|Birthplace||St Petersburg, Florida USA|
|Education||Florid A & M University|
|Spouse||Heather Hayslett (2015), Nina Packer (2001–2009)|
Will Packer, one of Hollywood’s record-breaking filmmakers, has produced or served as executive producer on a variety of films that have taken in more than $1 billion at the box office worldwide. He is one of just two African Americans in the world to have eight of their movies debut at the top of the box office. According to Blackfilm.com, based on the 14 movies he has produced over the past ten years, Packer is the top producer in terms of global box office and studio profit.
Will Packer Early Life
Will Packer was born on April, 1974 to Birice Packer and William Pakcer. He is a native of Florida but later moved to Atlanta, Georgia. He studied at “Florida A&M University” and earned his Bachelor of Science (BSc) in electrical engineering. After graduating from Florida A&M University, he established Rainforest Films, an Atlanta-based film production firm. In 1994, his first movie, Chocolate City, was released.
Will Packer Career
After moving to Atlanta, Packer and his colleague Hardy co-founded Rainforest Films. The goal of Packer and Hardy was to create movies that would appeal to black viewers who hadn’t seen genre movies with characters who looked like themselves. Packer produced and oversaw the company’s studio-financed and self-financed films as well as distribution ventures. “Think like a Man”, “No Good Deed”, “Takers”, “Ride Along”, Ride along 2”, “Obsessed” and “Stomp the Yard” are among Packer’s top movies. He worked as an executive producer on the blockbuster “Straight Outta Compton”, biopic of the rap group N.W.A, which debuted at number one and has since made over $200 million. In 2016, Packer served as the executive producer of ABC’s comedy series “Uncle Buck”, as well as “Roots”, an A&E Networks reboot of one of the most acclaimed TV shows ever. Universal Studios and Universal Television have global film and television deals with Packer. Will Packer is a distinguished member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He was chosen to serve as the 94th Oscars producer in 2022. Additionally, he presided over the jury at the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) in 2021. He has also appeared in various high profile magazines, including the covers of Essence and Black Enterprise.
Will Packer Wife
Will Packer tied the knot with Nina Packer in 2001. They both have two children together. The couple later got divorced in 2009. He married Heather Hayslett in 2015 and she is still his current wife.
Will Packer Net Worth
The American film producer at the age of forty-eight years is estimated to be worth 60 million dollars. The main source of Will Packer’s riches is his career as a film producer.
Will Packer Body Features
|Height||5 feet 9 inches|
|Weight||198 lb (90 kgs)|
|Skin Color||Dark (African-American)|