Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson is a popular film director who hails from New Zealand. In addition, he is a screenwriter and a film producer. He has best been known for being a producer, director, and also a writer of a film series dubbed ‘The Hobbit’ as well as ‘Lord of the Rings.’ He began his career with the film ‘Bad Taste’ in the year 1987. In the year 2014, he went on and received a star on the Hollywood walk of Fame.

Quick Biography

Sir Peter Jackson was born in Wellington, New Zealand. When growing up, he was interested in the Ray Harryhausen films. In addition, he grew up watching the ‘Thunderbirds’ and ‘Monty Python’s Flying Circus. ’

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Peter Robert Jackson
Age: 58 years old
Birth Date: October 31, 1961
Birth Place: Wellington, New Zealand
Nationality: New Zealand
Religion: N/A
Parents: Joan Ruck, William Jackson
Spouse: Fran Walsh (m. 1987)
Children: Katie Jackson, Billy Jackson
Height: 1.70 m
Weight: 75 kg
Profession: Film Director, film producer and a screenwriter
Net Worth in 2020: $550 Million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Peter Jackson was born on October 31, 1961, and he is 58 years old. He has a height of 1.70 m, and his weight is 75 kg.

Education, School/College University

There is no such information with regard to his education. He left his school when he was sixteen years to work as a photoengraver.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Peter Jackson is the son of Joan Ruck and William Jackson. He holds New Zealand nationality.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Peter Jackson With Wife Fran Walsh
Peter Jackson With Wife Fran Walsh

In the year 1987, he tied the knot with a lyricist, a film producer and a screenwriter Fran Walsh. This couple has been blessed with two children, namely, Billy and Katie, born in the year 1995 and the year 1996, respectively. His wife has been crucial towards the success of his career.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 1987
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is PETER JACKSON Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Fran Walsh (m. 1987)
Kids: Katie Jackson, Billy Jackson

Professional Life and Career

In the year 1976, he became a writer, director, and producer of the short film dubbed ‘The Valley’. He appeared in a full film dubbed ‘Bad Taste.’ Later on, he featured in ‘Meet the Feebles’ in the year 1989. He wrote and directed ‘Braindead’ in the year 1992. In 1994, he worked as a producer, director, and writer of ‘Heavenly Creatures.’ This would, later on, be followed by ‘The Frighteners.’

Peter Jackson was able to release a film that was titled ‘Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring’ in the year 2011. The film went on, and it accumulated $870 million at the box office. Also, he made films, ‘The Lord of Rings: Two Towers’ and also ‘Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.’

In the year 2005, he served as a writer, director, and also a producer of the film ‘Hong Kong.’ Also, he was a producer of the film ‘District 9’ in the year 2009. In the same year, he was able to make ‘The Lovely Bones.’ He served as producer of ‘West of Memphis’ in the year 2012.

He has been able to make the film ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,’ he has released its two other installments in the year 2013 and also 2014.

Awards & Nominations

In the year 2004, he was able to win three Academy Awards. He went on to win 3 Australian Film Institute Awards as well as four British Academy Film Awards. Also, he is the winner of the 2004 Critics’ Choice Awards. Also, in 2004, he went on to win the Directors Guild of America Awards in the year 2004. Jackson has also been nominated three times in Writers Guild of America Awards. He has also won one Golden Globe Award for four nominations.

Peter Jackson Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020

Peter Jackson Net Worth
Peter Jackson Net Worth

As of June 2020, The net worth of Peter Jackson is estimated to be over $550 Million. This wealth has been generated from his career in movies and films. His films have achieved huge success when it comes to boxing office and has been able to make some epic movies. There has been a huge increase in the net worth over the last few years. He owns a production company by the name Wingnut Films. Also, he does own ten luxury cars as well as movie remuneration that is estimated to be over $12 Million.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There were rumors that he was planning to get involved in the ‘Lord of the Rings’ series and DCEU. These are rumors that he refuted strongly.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

His Facebook page has around 2 Million fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 12.8 thousand followers. On Instagram account, he has around 25.8 followers, while on YouTube, he has around 223 thousand subscribers.

Peter Jackson has been considered to be among the most known filmmakers globally. He has also released many epic movies. Also, he has done very many cameo appearances in the films and has donated a substantial share of his wealth towards helping the less fortunate.

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