Jeffrey Katzenberg is regarded among the most successful film producers. Besides his participation as a producer, he’s also called a businessman, that’s another significant source of Jeffrey Katzenberg net worth, which continues to be estimated to be as high as 860 million dollars as of right now. Among the most present professions of Jeffrey Katzenberg is being a CEO of a popular generation firm called DreamWorks Animation. Thus, these two places have added a lot to the total sum of Jeffrey Katzenberg net worth.
Jeffrey Katzenberg Net Worth $860 Million Dollars
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To most of the individuals, Jeffrey Katzenberg is called a chairman of the Walt Disney Company, which made him a huge star on the market, at the same time. The businessman was working in the mentioned firm in the interval of 1984-1994. The businessman added a lot to the inventions made in the live action and cartoon sector of the business. Jeffrey Katzenberg can also be credited for producing lots of Disney cartoons, which became popular all all over the world. Consequently, the firm not only raised Jeffrey Katzenberg net worth, but also added up to his popularity in the market.
In the 1970s, Jeffrey Katzenberg got involved into generation sector. His first occupation was working as an assistant to some producer David Picker. Barry Diller is generally known as a chairman of another generation firm called Paramount Pictures. Finally, Jeffrey Katzenberg was made to take charge of the resurrection of the creation of Star Trek. This resurrection ended up in a popular film called “Star Trek: The Motion Picture”, that has been released in 1979. Jeffrey Katzenberg worked a lot till he became among the heads of the Walt Disney Company.
December 21, 1950
New York City, New York, United States
Film Producer, Television producer, Businessperson
Ethical Culture Fieldston School, New York University
Marilyn Katzenberg (m. 1975)
David Katzenberg, Laura Katzenberg
Anne Katzenberg, Walter Katzenberg
PGA Milestone Award, Bronze Wrangler for Theatrical Motion Picture
Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film, Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, BAFTA Award for Best Film, Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation
Shrek 4-D, Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, Shrek, The Road to El Dorado
After his resignation from Disney in 1994, he partnered up with Steven Spielberg and David Geffen (SKG) to create their own studio: Dreamworks.
Ordered several scenes of The Black Cauldron (1985) to be cut due to their violent and scary nature.
Ranked #12 on Premiere's 2006 "Power 50" list along with DreamWorks co-founder David Geffen. They had ranked #12 in 2005 as well.
Back in 1978, he was working for Paramount Pictures and was given the daunting task of bringing the Star Trek franchise back after a decade long "sleep". Eventually, the movie was complete, and is now "Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)".
If you asked 100 people to list 100 words to describe me, not one of them would have 'patient' written down. The irony is that the medium I find myself in love with and devoted to takes infinite patience.
[on how he got a reluctant Leonard Nimoy to reprise his role as Mr. Spock for "Star Trek: The Motion Picture"] "All I remember is being in a resturant in New York with Leonard, and begging on my hands and knees. It worked."
Of this much I'm certain: If you write a good script with a great premise, you'll have a big hit. If you write a bad script with a great premise you'll still make money. But if you write a great script with a bad premise, success is not likely.