Dick Wolf is a renowned American Television Show creator, Producer, and a writer. He has also been involved in directing as well of his productions. The major area he has been known for being in his writing and producing of Law & Order in 1990, School Ties in 1992, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in 1999. From his great productions, he has gained much popularity day by day. This has, therefore, contributed to his net worth which you cannot opt to miss out on. Now let’s have a close look at the net worth of Dick Wolf in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Dick Wolf was born on 20th December 1946 in New York City, New York, in the United States. His original name is Richard Anthony Wolf but has always been referred by his the name Dick Wolf. He was born to his mother by the name Marie G. while his father was known as George Wolf and has had a mixed ethnicity which is between American and Mixed Jewish and Irish.
He gained much mentorship from his father who was also an advertising executive while his mother was a homemaker. Dick joined the school at Saint David’s School and later went to the University of Pennsylvania. United States’ former president was his classmate while at Philips Andover Academy where Dick graduated from the school in 1969.
Dick Wolf has married three times having divorced twice. The first marriage was on 5th September 1970 with Susan Scranton, but they separated after 13 years and divorced without a child. He then later married Christine Marburg on 29th June 1983 with whom they had four children by the name Serena, Olivia, Rex, and Elliott. They then divorced in 2005, and 2006, he married Noelle Lippman with whom they have one daughter known as Zoe Amelia.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Dick began his career as a copywriter in advertising at Benton & Bowles in which he was writing screenplays which he hoped to enter the film industry. After meeting a struggling screenwriter known as Oliver Stone, he moved to Los Angeles in which he had three of his screenplays being produced. At this time, he was also a staff writer in a television series known as Hill Street Blues from which he had much success.
He later then came out of Hill Street Blues and moved to a show known as Miami Vice as a supervising producer. This became very successful in a series known as Law & Order which has received Emmy Awards for which Wolf was both the executive producer as well as the creator. Some of his other productions and creations include; Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law & Order: UK, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and real-life case chronicle show crime & punishment. A documentary known as the Twin Towers
He is a winner of several awards from his work which includes awards such as NATPE, Banff Television Festival, Entertainment Industries Council, Publicist’s Guild of America, New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and Edgar Award.
Net Worth & Earnings
Having worked for several copywriters for more than 100 commercials, he has had many earnings from his career. Being nominated for the Emmy Award has highly contributed to his net worth from his several shows which have met much success and have been nominated for several awards. They also co-created the New York Undercover together with Kevin Arkadie that was run on Fox Broadcasting Company Network and paid a major contribution as it earned him more than $300-$350 Million. With this and addition of being one of the most demanded television producers, he has an estimated net worth of $370 Million.
Dick Wolf stands to be one of the most demanded television producers following the success in what he does. Having worked for over 100 television shows have made many have confidence in him. In addition to this, he has gained popularity through his success.