Oliver Stone is a creative writer and moviemaker from the United States of America. He has won 3 Oscars for his work in 3 movies, “Midnight Express”, “Platoon” and “Born on the Fourth of July”. Oliver Stone’s work includes acting, directing, writing and producing. You may check in details below the life, career and net worth of Oliver Stone in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
The talented moviemaker William Oliver Stone was born in New York City in New York, United States, on September 15, 1946. His father Louis Stone worked in stockbroking but he passed away in 1985, and his mother’s name is Jacqueline Goddet. His parents met during the World War II days, and they got divorced in 1962.
Oliver Stone was mostly grown in Stamford city in Connecticut and Manhattan in New York City. He studied at Trinity School, at The Hill School and he went to study at Yale University but left and came back a couple of times to work, ended up without graduating. Later, Oliver Stone earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in films from The New York University Tisch School of the Arts.
Oliver Stone has been into marriages, divorces and has children that we know of and that is confirmed. He has been married three times and divorced twice. His first marriage to Najwa Sarkis lasted six years ending in 1977. After that, in 1981 Oliver married Elizabeth Burkit Cox who worked in movie production as an assistant, their marriage ended with divorcing in 1993, and they are the parents of 2 sons, Michael Jack Stone and actor, director, producer and screenwriter Sean Stone.
Oliver Stone has been married to Sun-Jung Jung since 1996. Oliver and Sun-Jung gave birth to 1 daughter together; Tara Chong Stone was born on November 3, 1995.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Oliver Stone served in the United States Army before working in the films industry. The movies he worked on have been recognized as the best in the industry. His debut work was a short film titled “Last Year in Viet Nam”.
Oliver Stone has won over 60 awards throughout his career. His Oscars wins are for Best Director which he won for “Born on the Fourth of July”, for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay for “Midnight Express”, and another Oscars for Best Director for “Platoon”.
Oliver Stone’s 2018-2019 work includes a drama series titled “Guantanamo”, and a movie based on his novel “A Child’s Night Dream”.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The American writer and moviemaker Oliver Stone has an estimated net worth of somewhere around $60 million. He earned his wealth from the movies and series he created. Oliver Stone’s movies earned hundreds of millions at the box office such as “JFK” grossed $205 million, “Platoon” grossed $138 and “World Trade Center” grossed $163 million.
Oliver Stone is one of the most creative moviemakers of all time. His movies have always left a remarkable touch. Oliver Stone has created more than 30 movies that he worked on as a director, producer, and writer. Oliver Stone is now happily living with his 3rd wife Sun-Jung Jung in Los Angeles.