Steven Spielberg Net Worth 2023- Top Movies, Academy Wins, Personal Life, & More

It is no doubt that Steven Spielberg is one of the most influential personalities in the history of cinema. He is one of the best directors in Hollywood and one of the richest directors in the world. With an exceptional number of critically acclaimed and commercially successful movies in his name, Spielberg has given the film industry a lot as a director, producer, and writer. Movies like Jaws and Jurassic Park made Spielberg a household name and his movies  have grossed more than $10 billion worldwide, the most for any director. Find more interesting details like Steven Spielberg’s net worth in 2023, his most popular movies, awards, nominations, etc from this article.

Steven Spielberg’s Income & Net Worth 2023

One of the wealthiest filmmakers in the film industry, Steven Spielberg has made not millions but billions of dollars through his successful movies. Not only this, a slice of the cash from every ticket at Universal theme parks goes directly into his pocket. Let’s check out details like Spielberg’s income and net worth in the table below.

NameSteven Spielberg
ProfessionDirector, producer, writer
Net worth (as of 2023)$8 billion (est.)
Annual income$150 million (est.)
Highest-grossing movieJurassic Park (1993)

Steven Spielberg Personal Biography

Steven Spielberg was born on December 18, 1946, in Cincinnati, Ohio to Leah and Arnold Spielberg. His mother was a restaurateur and concert pianist, and his father was an electrical engineer who developed computers. Spielberg was interested in film-making from a very young age. He made his first home movie with his toy trains when he was only 12 years old.

Spielberg met actress Amy Irving in 1976 during a film audition and they started dating instantly. The couple had a son together born on June 1985 they further got married in November of the same year. Spielberg and Irving got divorced in 1989. He then met actress Kate Capshaw again during an audition and they married in 1991. Spielberg has five children with Capshaw, along with one stepdaughter and two adopted children.

Full nameSteven Allan Spielberg
ProfessionDirector, producer, writer
Years active1969 – present
Age76 years
Date of birthDecember 18, 1946
Place of birthCincinnati, Ohio, US
EducationBachelor of Arts/Science, California State Long Beach
Marital statusMarried
SpousesKate Capshaw (1991 – present) Amy Irving (1985 – 1989)
Place of residencePacific Palisades, California, US
ParentsLeah Spielberg (mother) Arnold Spielberg (father)

Steven Spielberg Career Highlights

Spielberg made his directorial debut when he directed segments for the 1969 pilot episode of the series Night Gallery. However, his contributions were not well received and Spielberg took a break from direction. He tried to raise financing for his own low-budget films but after being unsuccessful he turned to writing screenplays with other writers. Spielberg’s career breakthrough came when producers Richard D. Zanuck and David Brown took a chance with him and selected him to direct Jaws (1975). The movie became a hit beyond expectations, winning three Academy Awards.

In 1981, Spielberg collaborated with George Lucas to direct the first film in the Indiana Jones franchise Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). The film became a box office success and won five Academy Awards. For this film, Spielberg also earned his second nomination for Best Director and Best Picture. He then went on to make other hits such as E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, etc before giving an amazing directorial performance in Jurassic Park. The movie became the highest-grossing film at the time and won three Academy Awards. To date, it is still the highest-grossing movie of Spielberg.

Spielberg’s other notable works include Schindler’s List, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Saving Private Ryan, Minority Report, The Terminal, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, and many others.

Highest-grossing Movies by Spielberg

Check out some of the highest-grossing movies of Steven Spielberg:

MoviesBox office earnings
Jurassic Park$1,109,832,231
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial$792,910,554
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull$790,653,942
The Lost World: Jurassic Park$618,638,999
War of the Worlds$603,873,119
Ready Player One $582,918,849
Saving Private Ryan$482,349,603
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade$474,171,806
Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark$389,925,971

Awards & Honors received by Spielberg

Out of the many nominations and wins in the name of Steven Spielberg, some of the most prominent wins are listed below.

Academy Awards

  • 1994 Best Picture for Schindler’s List
  • 1994 Best Director for Schindler’s List
  • 1999 Best Director for Saving Private Ryan

BAFTA Awards

  • 1994 Best Film for Schindler’s List
  • 1994 Best Direction for Schindler’s List

Golden Globe Awards

  • 1983 Best Motion Picture – Drama for E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • 1994 Best Director – Motion Picture for Schindler’s List
  • 1994 Best Motion Picture – Drama for Schindler’s List
  • 1999 Best Director – Motion Picture for Saving Private Ryan

Emmy Awards

  • 1996 Outstanding Animated Program for A Pinky & the Brain Christmas Special
  • 2003 Outstanding Limited Series for Band of Brothers

Steven Spielberg on Forbes Lists

  • Forbes 400 (2022)- #271
  • Billionaires (2022)- #801
  • Celebrity 100 (2014)- #11 (Dropped off in 2015)

Steven Spielberg on Social Media (as of 2023)


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the net worth of Steven Spielberg in 2023?

$8 billion (est.)

Who is the best director in the world?

Calculating based on of the gross collection, Steven Spielberg can be considered one of the best directors in the world.

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