John Singleton Net Worth 2018, Biography/Wiki, Married/Wedding
John Singleton is an American screenwriter, producer, and movie director with an estimated net worth of $50 million. Some of the noteworthy movies Singleton has directed are Boyz in the Hood, Baby Boy, 2 Fast 2 Furious, and Poetic Justice. John Daniel Singleton was produced on January 6, 1968 in LA, California. Singleton’s mom proved to be a pharmaceutical sales executive and his dad a realtor and fiscal coordinator. Singleton followed up his debut effort with other high profile films in the 1990s, including Poetic Justice (1993), Higher Learning (1995) and Rosewood (1997).
John Singleton Net Worth $50 Million Dollars
Singleton would begin the brand new century taking on more commercially successful jobs. Several of the films also delved to the generation side of filmmaking, enlarging his skill set. In 1996, Singleton married celebrity Akosua Gyamama Busia and they’ve a daughter. Himself also has five other children from some other relationships.
January 6, 1968
Los Angeles, California USA,
American film director, screenwriter, producer
Pasadena City College, USC School of Cinematic Arts Film Writing Program
Akosua Gyamama Busia (1996-1997)
Sheila Ward-Johnson, Danny Singleton
Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and Best Director, Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and Best Director
Academy Award for Best Director, Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special, Golden Bear, Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay, Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Drama Series, News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Arts and Culture Programming, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series, Black Movie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Directing, Black Reel Award for Best Director, Black Movie Award for Outstanding Motion Picture
While in high school, Singleton learned "that the film business was controlled by screenplays." After graduating from high school in 1986, Singleton was accepted to the University of Southern California School of Cinema-Television's prestigious Film Writing Program. During his four-year studies there, he won three writing awards. These achievements in writing earned Singleton a contract with the powerful Creative Artists Agency during his sophomore year at USC. Columbia wanted to make the picture, but at first wanted someone else to direct it. Singleton believed only he could do it, and did.
Has family and friends in Switzerland.
A huge fan of Westerns. In fact, many of the shots in his films are influenced by the genre.
Graduated from Blair High School in Pasadena, California, in 1986.
His 1991 film, Boyz n the Hood (1991), made its way onto the prestigious National Film Registry of the Library of Congress.
A member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. Crossed Spring 1987 at Beta Omega Chapter (USC, Pepperdine, LMU).
Has a daughter named Cleopatra who appeared in Baby Boy (2001).
Sentenced to make a short film about domestic violence after pleading no contest to charges he assaulted the mother of his 6-year-old daughter Cleopatra. He was also placed on three years' probation, fined $300, and ordered to undergo a year of domestic violence counseling. (22 June 1999).
Started Ice Cube's acting career; on the Queen Latifah Show (1999), Ice Cube stated that John Singleton screen-tested him to see if he could act.
Loves to collect and read comic books.
Youngest person ever to receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Director (at 24).