Joel Douglas (born 23 January 1947) is a famous American producer and production manager from Los Angeles city in California, USA. He is the second son of the popular actor “Kirk Douglas”. He is best known for his work on the movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in 1975.
He is also honored by Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures for this movie. On 5th January 2020, his dad “Kirk Douglas” died at the age of 103. It was very shocking news for Hollywood.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings & Education
Joel Andrew Douglas came to this world on 23 January 1947 in Los Angeles, California, USA. Joel is 43 years old as in February 2020. He belongs to a star family.
His father “Kirk Douglas” was the legend of the American entertainment industry. His mom Diana Douglas was also an actress and works in Hollywood. His father married twice.
Joel has a brother named “Michael Douglas” who is a director. He has two step-brothers Peter and Eric Douglas. The popular actor “Cameron Douglas” is his nephew. He worked for so many movies.
Personal Life, Spouse & Children
The 43-year-old man married four times in his life. In the year 1968, he got married to his first wife named “Susan Jorgenson”. After some time in 1974, he divorced her due to some reason. In the same year, he started dating his girlfriend “Judith Corso”.
They both tied in a knot in 1975. The relations between them were not good. That’s why he left her in 1986. Joel Douglas got married the third time to “Patricia Reid-Douglas” in 1986. He gave divorce to her in 2003.
In 2004, he met “Jo-Ann Savitt” at a party. Kirk Douglas’ son proposed her for marriage and got married in the same year. The couple spotted on many occasions and functions. In 2013, his fourth wife died due to a cardiac attack. After that, he did not marry anyone. Joel has no children.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Joel Douglas
|Real Full Birth Name||Joel Andrew Douglas.|
|Profession||Producer and Production Manager.|
|Famous as||Being the son of Kirk Douglas.|
|Age (As of 2020)||43 years old.|
|Date of Birth||January 23, 1947.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Los Angeles, California, USA.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|House Location||Los Angeles, California, USA.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 9".
Centimeters: 175 cm.
Meters: 1.75 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 70 Kg.
Pounds: 154 lbs.
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Parents||Father: Kirk Douglas.
Mother: Diana Douglas.
Step-Mother: Anne Buydens.
|Siblings||Brothers: Michael Douglas, Peter Douglas, and Eric Douglas.|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Wife||1. Susan Jorgenson.
2. Judith Corso.
3. Patricia Reid-Douglas.
4. Jo-Ann Savitt.
|Highest Qualification||College Degree Completed.|
|School||Local High school.|
|Career & Wealth|
|Filmography||1. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975).
2. Romancing the Stone (1984).
3. The Jewel of the Nile (1985).
4. It Runs in the Family (2003).
|Net worth (approx.)||$50-60 million (as in 2020).|
Career & Net worth
He is a famous producer in Hollywood. Mainly he produces the movies of his brother “Michael Douglas”. In 1975, he works as a production manager for his first movie “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”.
He also won the DGA award for this movie. After that, he produced his next film “Romancing the Stone” in 1984.
In 1985, he produced the film “The Jewel of the Nile” (directed by Michael), to whom people gave a lot of love. Joel Douglas accumulated Net worth is around $50 – $60 million (as in 2020).
- Once Joel’s father got injured into a helicopter crash after which he lost his memory and it took him some time to recover.
- He is half German and half American.
- After the death of his father, he will receive a large portion of his father’s million-dollar wealth.
- Michael Douglas’ brother is not a socially active guy and has no social media handle.
- As a kid, he decided that he does not want to be actors like his father and brothers and became director.
- Joel’s favorite destination is Miami.
- His father has produced one of the most expensive movies of his time.
- Joel Douglas’ last wife Jo-Ann Savitt died of illness in 2013.