Bob Weinstein is a film producer from America. Bob is the founder as well as the head of Dimension Films and a former chairman of Miramax Films. He is currently the head of The Weinstein Company. He co-founded all these companies with Harvey Weinstein, his brother. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Bob Weinstein in 2018.
Early Life And Biography
Robert Weinstein was born on the 18th of October 1954, in Flushing, New York, USA. His father’s name was Max Weinstein, and he was a diamond cutter. His mother was Miriam Weinstein. Bob had an older brother, Harvey Weinstein, and they grew up together in New York.
Bob has been in marriage two times. In his first marriage, he had two children who were girls. His second marriage took place in 2000. He married a former book editor, Anne Clayton, and they were blessed with two children, Sarah Weinstein and Nicole Weinstein.
The family resided at the Upper West Side. Bob and Anne did not stay married for long, and after twelve years in 2012, Anne filed for a divorce. She also stated that she feared bodily harm from Bob and she sought a protective order.
Bob is currently facing sexual harassment accusations. Amanda Segal had accused Bob of sexually harassing her at work. She was a showrunner on the movie ‘The Mist’.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
Bob his brother Harvey had a passion for movies from the start. After graduating from college, they came together with Corky Burger and started to produce rock concerts in Buffalo. The brothers later in the 1970s created a film distribution company that they named ‘Miramax’, after their parents Mariam and Max.
Their first film to release was in 1982 titled ‘The Secret Policeman’s Other Ball’, and it became their very first hit. They produced films like ‘The Thick Blue Line’ and ‘Sex, Lies, and Videotape’ which made them one of the most successful independent studio of the time.
They continued to make many films until 1993 when they were offered $80 Million by Disney for Miramax ownership. In 1994, Miramax released their first blockbuster ‘Pulp Fiction’.
The Weinstein brothers left Miramax in 2005 and founded their production company ‘The Weinstein Company’. Harvey later got sacked by the board members after his sexual harassment claims became public. Bob is now the sole chairman of ‘The Weinstein Company’.
His career has been a huge success, and he has hundreds of productions credited to his name. He has had 12 nominations for Primetime Emmy Award. He also together with his brother won many awards like the Bafta Award in 1996 among others.
Net worth and Earnings
Bob Weinstein has an estimated net worth of $350 Million. His wealth has come from the production and directing films over the span of his career. He still has upcoming projects, and this might see his net worth rise even more over the years to come.
Bob Weinstein has always been shunned by his business partner and brother Harvey for many years. He has however managed to make a name for himself and had found success in his career. His efforts have seen him stand tall over the years. We hope for more hit productions from Bob Weinstein.