Steven Spielberg (born 18 December 1946) is an American Filmmaker. He is working in the Hollywood industry for decades. He is considered the pioneer of the Hollywood industry. Steven has made a lot of hit action-packed movies. Some of his movies are the highest-grossing of their time.
He has directed movies like “Raiders of the Lost Ark”, “Jaws”, “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” and “Jurassic Park”. He is considered as the highest-grossing director in the history of filmmaking.
He has also worked for TV shows and has produced many hit shows. Spielberg has also produced movies for the modern-day cinema. His new movie named “West Side Story” is set to be released in December 2020.
Childhood, Parents, Siblings & Education
In the year 1946 on 18th December Steven Spielberg took birth in Cincinnati, Ohio, the U.S. His full name is Steven Allan Spielberg. Arnold Spielberg the famous electrician and computer scientist is Steven’s father.
His mother Leah Posner was a trained pianist. He spent his childhood in Phoenix, the USA with his 3 siblings named Sue, Anna, and Nancy Spielberg. He belongs to an orthodox Jew family.
In an interview, he explained that when he was a kid he used to ask Jesus to forgive him for being a Jew. He also told that during his childhood this was not something that he felt comfortable with admitting.
Growing up in Phoenix he attended a school named Arcadia High School and his sisters used to attend the same school. He attended the University of Southern California and California State University for his higher studies.
Physical Stats, Appearance & More
During his youth period, he was one dashing producer. Girls were crazy about him back then. He used to have long hair and used to wear fancy aviators daily.
Steven Spielberg managed a decent tall height of 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m), and his weight is approximately 75 kg (165 lbs). Even to this day he has maintained himself very well and looks quite young.
The man has a great sense of fashion and his clothing game never fell down. In an article, he told that while his young days he developed bad drinking habits but by the time he controlled his alcohol consumption. His eyes are blue and hairs are grey.
Personal Life, Girlfriend, Spouse & Children
His name got attached to many women during his life. There were rumors about his relationship with famous ladies like Sarah Miles and Janet Maslin.
In the year 1976, he was looking for an actress and on a friend’s suggestion, he met a young actress named Amy Irving. After their meet, Steven Spielberg realized that he was in love with that girl and soon they both started dating each. A few months Irving moved into his house.
They stayed together for 4 years. Amy had the problem with people knowing her as Spielberg’s girlfriend and not from her own success. Because of some career stress they separated from each other but reunited again.
They both married each other in the year 1985. They got blessed with a son whom they named Max Spielberg. Later in the year 1989, they both divorced each other and got separated.
In the year 1981, he married one of his movie’s actress named Kate Capshaw. Both of them are parenting 7 children and their names are Max Spielberg, Theo Spielberg, Sawyer Avery Spielberg, Sasha Spielberg, Destry Allyn Spielberg, Mikaela George Spielberg, and Jessica Capshaw. He lives with his family in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Some Hidden Facts about Steven Spielberg
|Real Full Birth Name||Steven Allan Spielberg.
|Famous Name||Steven Spielberg.
|Famous as||Director And Producer.|
|Age (As of 2019)||73 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||December 18, 1946.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Birth Sign)||Sagittarius.
|House Location||Los Angeles, California, USA.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5'7".
Centimeters: 170 cm.
Meters: 1.7 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 75 Kg.
Pounds: 165 lbs.
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Parents||Father: Arnold Spielberg.
Mother: Leah Posner.
|Siblings||1. Anna Spielberg.
2. Nancy Spielberg.
3. Sue Spielberg.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Wife||1. Amy Irving
(m. 1985; div. 1989)
2. Kate Capshaw (m. 1991)
|Kids||1. Max Spielberg.
2. Theo Spielberg.
3. Sawyer Avery.
4. Sasha Spielberg.
5. Destry Allyn Spielberg.
6. Mikaela George Spielberg.
7. Jessica Capshaw.
|Highest Qualification||College Degree Completed.|
|School||1. Arcadia High School, Phoenix.
2. Hebrew School.
|Filmography||1. Amblin' (1968).
2. Duel (1971).
3. The Sugarland Express (1974).
4. Jaws (1975).
5. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977).
6. 1941 (1979).
7. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981).
8. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982).
9. Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983).
10. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984).
11. The Color Purple (1985).
12. Empire of the Sun (1987).
13. Always (1989).
14. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989).
15. Hook (1991).
16. Jurassic Park (1993).
17. Schindler's List (1993).
18. The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997).
19. Amistad (1997).
20. Saving Private Ryan (1998).
21. A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001).
22. Minority Report (2002).
23. Catch Me If You Can (2002).
24. The Terminal (2004).
25. War of the Worlds (2005).
26. Munich (2005).
27. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008).
28. The Adventures of Tintin (2011).
29. War Horse (2011).
30. Lincoln (2012).
31. Bridge of Spies (2015).
32. The BFG (2016).
33. The Post (2017).
34. Ready Player One (2018).
35. West Side Story (2020).
|Shows||1. Night Gallery (1969).
2. Marcus Welby, M.D. (1970).
3. The Name of the Game (1971).
4. The Psychiatrist (1971).
5. Columbo (1971).
6. Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law (1971).
7. Strokes of Genius (1984).
8. Amazing Stories (1985-1987).
9. Tiny Toon Adventures (1990-1992).
10. A Wish for Wings That Work (1991).
11. The Water Engine (1992).
12. The Plucky Duck Show (1992).
13. SeaQuest DSV (1993-1995).
14. Family Dog (1993).
15. Animaniacs (1993-1995).
16. Class of '61 (1993).
17. Tiny Toon Adventures: Spring Break (1994).
18. Pinky and the Brain (1995-1998).
19. Tiny Toon Adventures: Night Ghoulery (1995).
20. Freakazoid! (1995-1997).
|Debut Movie||The Sugarland Express (1974).|
|Net worth||$ 3.5 billion USD (As in 2020).|
Movies, Career & Net worth
In the Hollywood industry, there is no director more successful than Steven Spielberg. Till now he has worked in more than 50 movies. In the starting days of his career, he used to make short films and slowly moved to Hollywood.
His first movie as a director was “The Sugarland Express” which got released in the year 1974. His movie ‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind” got very successful and won many awards.
His hit movies include “Duel”, “Raiders of the Lost Ark”, “Twilight Zone: The Movie”, “The Color Purple”, “The Lost World: Jurassic Park”, “Amistad” and “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull”.
He has worked major movie distributors like Warner Brothers, Universal Pictures, Paramount Pictures, and DreamWorks Pictures. In his career, he has won numerous awards for his excellent direction.
Steven Spielberg is the father of the modern-day action and adventure packed movies. Steven has also given his contribution to the TV industry. He has worked as producer or director in shows like “The Water Engine”, “The Plucky Duck Show”, “Family Dog”, “Animaniacs” etc.
According to Forbes magazines, he is one of the wealthiest Hollywood celebrities. He also owns a yacht named Seven Seas whose worth is around 182 million USD. He is also buying another yacht for 250 million USD which is one of the most expensive yachts in the world.
According to a report, Steven Spielberg has a net worth $3.5 billion USD as in 2020. There are cars like Mercedes GLS, Aston Martin Vantage, Land Cruiser, etc. at his house.
- His divorce with Amy Irving includes one of the highest alimony paid in any divorce by a celebrity.
- Steven’s father was a super genius person and has a major role in computer science.
- There are footprints of Spielberg at Grauman’s Chinese theatre.
- Steven Spielberg has made a lot of donations to his favorite political party Democratic Republic. Steven is also a close friend of Bill Clinton.
- He and his wife Capshaw were defrauded by Bernie Madoff.
- In the year 2002, he carried the Olympic flag during the Olympic game in Salt Lake.
- According to the 2014 Forbes list, he is the most influential celebrity in America.
- Steven is an ardent gamer and has made a significant contribution to the gaming industry.
- In the year 1996, he adopted his daughter, Mikaela George Spielberg.
- Spielberg does smoke cigarettes and also drinks alcohol but in an interview, he said that he is trying to put a check on his habits.