Robert Rodriguez is an American filmmaker. Rodriguez worked as a producer and shoots many movies in his hometown Texas. He made one of the most successful movies El Mariachi with the budget of $7,000 and earned around $2 million. More films have produced after includes once Upon a Time in Mexico and Mexico Trilogy: Desperado. He also directed the television series From Dusk Till Dawn which telecasted from 2014 to 2016. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Robert Rodriguez in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Robert Anthony Rodriguez was born to Rebecca and Cecilio Rodriguez on June 20, 1968, in San Antonio, Texas. When he was eleven years, his interest started in film, and his father bought VCR’s contains a camera. He has completed his schooling from St. Anthony High School Seminary in San Antonio. In high school, he began making films with the help of Carlos Gallardo. His higher studies completed form University of Texas at Austin.
Robert married to Elizabeth Avellan and having five children. Their marriage lasts long till 16 years and later separated. He started dating Rose McGowan during the shoot of Grindhouse. After two years, they spat and together again.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Rodriguez interested in making films and produced a short movie with the theme Bedhead. He received huge attention from his first release and started working for a big movie. In 1992, he began producing El Mariachi and spent around $7,000 for making the movie. This movie helped him to receive Audience Award at Sundance Film Festival.
He also collaborated with Quentin Tarantino for the movie From Dusk till dawn and also working now for the Television series as a producer and director. Robert also joins Kevin Williamson for making a horror movie ‘The Faculty.’ His first Hollywood movie Spy Kids has been hit and went to become a franchise movie.
In the movie ‘Once Upon a Time in Mexico,’ he also worked for directing the movie and based on Mexico Trilogy. Rodriguez also produced Troublemaker Studios company former name Los Hooligans Productions and worked in the production company. He also directed the movie Sin City in 2005 based on the comic Quentin Tarantino. The Sin City has been listed on the box office as successful hit and compared with the most recognized movies include Spiderman and X-Men.
He achieved numerous achievements and won Deauville American Film Festival Award for the Audience in El Mariachi. For the same movie, he also got the nominations for Critics Award. Further, he achieved different nominations include Independent Spirit Award, Silver Cream Awards, ALMA Award, ASCAP Award, Imaged Award, and Golden Satellite Award.
Net Worth & Earnings
Robert Rodriguez has earned the total net worth of around $55 million. He earned most of his earnings while serving as a producer. His first production movie has been made for the budget of $7,000 and helped him to get the profit of $2 million. Moreover, he also earned while working for the television series and increases his assets simultaneously.
Rodriguez has been known for the filmmaking and producing. He began producing movies while studying in school and released his first movie with the help of Carlos Gallardo. After getting fame, he produces more movies by its own production company.