Robert Evans (born June 29, 1930 – died October 26, 2019) was an American Studio Executive and Film Producer from New York City (New York, USA). Initially, he started a women apparel business Evan-Picone with Charles Evans (brother) in 1956.
They sold their company to Revlon in 1962. Robert headed Production Company named Paramount Pictures in 1967. Furthermore, the best works from his side are The Godfather, China Town, Rosemary’s Baby and Love Story.
He invested money in film production too. In 1980, big trouble entered in his life. Evans charged in the cocaine tracking case. In addition to this, his two movies The Cotton Club and The Two Jake failed commercially.
His last hit film was How to Lose a Guy in 10 days (2003). Still, he found dead in Beverly Hills house on October 26, 2019. In the past, he suffered from critical strokes and paralysis.
Profile, Parents & Before Fame
Robert J. Shapera was born on the 29th of June 1930 and was raised in New York City. Moreover, his dad was Archie Shapera was a professional dentist. The mom of Charlie and Robert named Florence Shapera belonged to a rich family background.
Additionally, they referred to as the second generation of Jews and lived on the upper side of New York. Robert performed promotional jobs for Charlie’s clothing brand.
Personal Affairs, Spouse & Marriage
He was dissatisfied with his love life. However, he wedded seven times in his life but could not get a supportive wife. Sharon Hungary (Actress) and Robert dated in 1961 and then separated in 1962.
His first divorce was with Camilla Sparv (Swedish Film Actress) in the year 1967. In 1969, Evans officially recognized Ali MacGraw’s husband. Furthermore, Ali was a Model, Actress, and Activist. Both of them shared a son who is Josh Evans.
Meanwhile, the couple parted their ways in 1973. His other life partners were Catherine Oxenberg (Hollywood Actress), Leslie Ann Woodward (m. 2002-div. 2004) and Lady Victoria White (m. 2005; div. 2006).
|Real Full Birth Name||Robert J. Shapera.|
|Nick name||Robert Evans.|
|Profession||Film Producer & Studio Executive.|
|In The News For||Died on October 26, 2019 due to serious illness.|
|Age (As of 2019)||89 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||June 29, 1930.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||New York City, New York (USA).|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Ethnicity||White Caucasian Descent.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Cancer.|
|House In||Beverly Hills, California (USA).|
|Death Date||October 26, 2019.|
|Location||His house in Beverly Hills.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 8".
Centimeters: 173 cm.
Meters: 1.73 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 73 Kg.
Pounds: 160 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||40-32-38.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Parents||Father: Archie Shapera (Dentist).
Mother: Florence Shapera (Homemaker).
|Siblings||Brother: Charlie Evans.|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Wife/Spouse Name||1. Sharon Hugueny (m. 1961; div. 1962).
2. Camilla Sparv (m. 1964; div. 1967).
3. Ali MacGraw (m. 1969; div. 1973).
4. Phyllis George (m. 1977; div. 1978).
5. Catherine Oxenberg (m. 1998; annulled 1998).
6. Leslie Ann Woodward (m. 2002; div. 2004).
7. Victoria, Lady White
(m. 2005; div. 2006).
|Highest Qualification||High School Completed.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Cruise.
Actress: Emma Stone.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Germany.|
|Love to do||Shopping, Traveling & Reading Books.|
|Favorite Food||Chinese Dishes.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$120 Million US Dollars.|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||$10 Million-$20 Million.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Robert Evans
- Evans performed as an actor Man of a Thousand Faces, The Sun Also Rises, The Best of Everything, Cannes Man and Kid Notorious.
- However, he was not happy with his acting talent and left it.
- He worked hard and made Paramount a successful Hollywood studio.
- The English movies that transformed Paramount’s destiny are The Italian Job, True Grit, Love Story, The Confession, The Conversation and The Great Gatsby.
- A documentary film created based on his book The Kid Stays in the Picture (1994).
- Robert Evans earned $120 Million US Dollars net worth as a producer. In addition to this, his income reported $10 Million – $20 Million USD in a year.
- He admitted to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on May 6, 1998.
- In addition to this, he had a stroke in a social gathering.
- Evans’ best friend Summer Redstone (Media Magnate and Businessman) motivated him for the recovery.
- Still, Robert also lost his speech due to the paralysis attack.
- Lady Victoria White’s former husband stands tall at a height of 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m). Furthermore, his weight is 73 Kg (160 lbs).