Darren Aronofsky is a famous American screenwriter, film director, and film producer. Darren Aronofsky produced several movies namely ‘Black Swan,’ ‘Noah,’ ‘Requiem for a Dream,’ ‘The Fountain,’ and ‘The Wrestler.’ Continue reading to find the net worth of Darren Aronofsky as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Darren Aronofsky was born on 12th February 1969 in the Brooklyn, New York City, the US, to Charlotte and Abraham Aronofsky. Both his parents were American Jewish teachers. He was raised in Manhattan Beach. Darren’s sister Patti went to professional ballet school through high school. Darren Aronofsky completed his schooling from Edward R. Murrow High School. His parent often took him to Broadway performances that got him interested in show business.
Darren Aronofsky attended The School for Field Studies in Kenya (1985) and Alaska (1986). He was trained to be a field Biologist. He traveled as a backpacker throughout Europe and the Middle East. Darren Aronofsky graduated with major in Anthropology and filmmaking from Harvard University (1991).
Darren Aronofsky became keen on filmmaking. He had met Dan Schrecker, an animator, and Sean Gullette who enacted in his movie, ‘Pi.’ Darren was inspired by Akira Kurosawa, Jim Jarmusch, Roman Polanski, Terry Gilliam, Shinya Tsukamoto, Hubert Selby Jr., Spike Lee, and Satoshi Kon.
Darren Aronofsky created his film thesis during his senior year called ‘Supermarket Sweep.’ He was awarded the Student Academy Awards (1991). Darren got his Masters of Fine Arts degree in directing from the American Film Institute (AFI).
In 2006, Darren Aronofsky and Rachel Weisz, an English actor had a son before breaking up. Since 2012, Darren started dating Brandi-Ann Milbradt, the Canadian producer and now they are engaged.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Darren Aronofsky commenced his career after making his first film called ‘Pi.’ Sean Gullette enacted in the movie that was made with the low budget of $60,000 in 1997. Later, the movie was sold at $1 million to Artisan Entertainment.
Darren Aronofsky won several awards for ‘Pi.’ He won the best screenplay award at the Independent Spirit Award. Darren won the Best Director Award at the Sundance film festival (1998). Darren was awarded for ‘Requiem for a Dream.’ His movie ‘The Wrestler’ got several nominations for the Golden Globe and Oscars. Darren Aronofsky directed and produced the 2010s ‘Black Swan’ with Mila Kunis and Natalie Portman. He won the Oscar for the Best Director and Best Picture.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Darren Aronofsky is $30 million. Most of his wealth comes from his profession as a screenwriter, film director, and film producer. Darren Aronofsky was succeeded well from the very first movie ‘Pi’ he created. Sean Gullette was in the movie, and they worked on a low budget of $60,000. This movie helped Darren Aronofsky to win several awards. Also, the movie was later sold for $1 million to Artisan Entertainment. Ultimately, ‘Pi’ made over $3 million.
Darren Aronofsky wrote, produced and directed the movie ‘2014’s ‘Noah.’ His 2006’s movie ‘The Fountain’ depicts his religious and spiritual beliefs.