John Waters is a renowned author, film director, journalist as well as a stand-up comedian. In addition to this, he has also been well-known for being an art collector as well as a visual artist who got much popularity the some of his productions of the transgressive cult films. Today, let’s learn more about the career, biography, and the net worth of John Waters in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
John Waters was born on 22nd April in the year 1946 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was born to his parents known as John Waters Sr. together with his mother known as Patrician Ann Waters, and his father was a manufacturer of the fire protection equipment. He has three siblings known as Trish Waters, Steve Waters, and Kathy Waters.
He got much interest in his career at a very young age through getting inspiration from a movie known as Lili. He went to Calvert School which is located in Baltimore after which he then went to Townson Jr. High School which is located in Maryland and later to Calvert Hall College High School. He completed and then went on to join the Boys’ Latin School of Maryland.
He has no rumors concerning his personal life through he is openly gay as well as a supporter of the gay rights and pride.
Career, Awards & Nominations
John Waters commenced his career through making being featured in his first film with a title of ‘Hag in a Black Leather Jacket’ which got telecasted in the ‘beatnik coffee house which also had his photo included. He was then arrested in the year 1966 due to smoking marijuana though he was later removed from NYU dormitory. He released a film known as Polyester in the year 1981 was involved a former teen hunter. Some of his major movies include; Pecker, Cecil B. Demented, Cry-Baby, Serial Mom and Hairspray which was one of his greatest breakthrough which got him into much popularity.
He was then featured on some roles on different films in the year 2004 such as Jackass Number together with the Seed of Chucky where he played the role of Paparazzo which was a short one. After this, he then hosted a show known as ‘Til Death Do Us Part’ aired in America’s Court Tv and later on a movie known as ‘Fruitcake’ in 2008. He has had major achievements from his career which have seen him honored with some awards such as the Edge Award in the Provincetown International Film Festival.
Net Worth & Earnings
John Waters has an estimated net worth of $70 million. This comes from the fortune he has made through his successful career line which as a result, has given him many earnings thereof. He commenced making his earnings from some small roles he began with his own movies which continued gaining more popularity. He has also written some books which add to his earnings.
John Waters has been known to produce several television movies and many television series. He has made much of his achievements from his hard work which he embraced coupled with great determination in succeeding in his career.