Eli Roth is a famous American actor, screenwriter, director, and film producer. Eli Roth is well-known for enacting, directing and producing horror films and television productions. Eli Roth became most renowned after releasing his movies ‘Cabin Fever’ and ‘Hostel.’ Continue reading to find the estimated net worth of Eli Roth as of 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Eli Roth (Eli Raphael Roth) was born on 18th April 1972 in Newton, Massachusetts, the US, to Ashkenazi Jewish family. His father, Sheldon Roth was a psychiatrist/psychoanalyst and clinical professor at Harvard Medical School. His mother, Cora Roth was a painter.
After watching 1979s ‘Alien’ directed by Ridley Scott, Eli Roth began creating films at age 8. Eli and his brothers (Adam and Gabriel) filmed over 100 short-movies while in school. Eli Roth attended Newton South High School and graduated from Tisch School of the Arts (New York University).
In November 2014, Eli Roth and Lorenza Izzo (Chilean actress and model) got married in Zapallar (Chilean beach town). However, they divorced in July 2018.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
While studying in college, Eli Roth earned to fund his filmmaking. He posed as a woman and worked as online cybersex operator for Penthouse Magazine. Also, he was the production assistant for the producer, Frederick Zollo. After graduation, Eli Roth concentrated in writing full-time and collected his unemployment. He spent nights at the Silver-cup Studios in Queens and wrote scripts for ‘Howard Stern’s Private Parts.’
Camryn Manheim (actor) provided Eli Roth with his first Hollywood job as an extra on ‘The Practice.’ Following, Eli Roth moved to Los Angeles. While Camryn Manheim filmed the show, Eli Roth worked on his scripts in her dressing room. Earlier, they had become friends while working for Zollo in New York City.
Eli Roth had met her cousin Howie Nuchow who helped in Eli Roth’s first animation called ‘Chowdaheads.’ Eli Roth and Camryn Manheim co-wrote ‘The Extra.’ They sold it to the producer of Bill Mechanic’s Pandemonium Company. The producer was the former CEO and Chairman of Fox Studios.
Eli Roth’s student movie, ‘Restaurant Dogs’ got nominated for a Student Academy Award (1995). Eli Roth co-wrote and released his new favorite movie, ‘Cabin Fever’ (2003). During those days, Eli Roth was nicknamed ‘the future of horror’ by Quentin Tarantino. Eli Roth’s second movie ‘Hostel’ commenced at no.1 (January 2006). Since then, Eli Roth has produced several movies including ‘Grindhouse,’ ‘Hostel: Part II’ and ‘The Last Exorcism.’
Eli Roth won a Screen Actors Guild Award for enacting in ‘Inglourious Basterds.’
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Eli Roth is $22 million. Most of Eli Roth’s wealth comes from his career in the entertainment industry. Eli Roth earns as an actor enacting roles in various movies. As a screenwriter, Eli Roth created animation projects that he sold to famous producers. As a director and producer, Eli Roth has made a box-office hit movies like ‘Cabin Fever’ and ‘Hostel.’
Eli Roth produced the television series, ‘Hemlock Grove’ (2013-2014). In addition to producing and directing, Eli Roth has enacted in several movies including ‘Inglourious Basterds,’ ‘Piranha 3D’, and ‘Scream 4’. Eli Roth speaks English, French, Italian, and Russian fluently.