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Jon Landau Wiki Biography
Jon Landau was born on 23 July 1960, in New York City, New York, USA. He is of Jewish descent. Jon is a film producer best known for working with James Cameron in the highly successful film “Avatar”. He also worked with him in the iconic and successful film “Titanic”. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Jon Landau? As of early-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $20 million, mostly earned through a career as a film producer. He’s done production work since the 1980s. Some of the films he’s been a part of include “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” and “Solaris”. All of these achievements have ensured the position of his wealth.
Jon Landau Net Worth $20 million
Landau is the son of producers Ely A. Landau and Edie Landau. He attended the USC School of Cinematic Arts, and then one of the first film’s he produced was “Campus Man” released in 1987. He would then go and produce films such as “Dick Tracy” (with Warren Beatty), and “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids”. Later, he would earn popularity and a significant increase in net worth when he produced “Titanic”, gaining him an Academy Award; it was the first film on which he collaborated with James Cameron, and became the highest-grossing film of all time, holding the record for many years, also earning him a Directs Guild of America, a Golden Satellite, an MTV Movie, two OFTA Film, and PGA Awards.
During this time Jon worked at Twentieth Century Fox as the Executive Vice President of Feature Film Production. Cameron and Jon have worked together in films ever since including 2002’s “Solaris” and 2009’s “Avatar” – once again a blockbuster, surpassing “Titanic” as the highest-grossing film of the time. The film would raise Jon’s net worth to an even higher point. Landau would gain an Academy Award nomination but it was later given to producers of the film “The Hurt Locker”. “Avatar” would go on to win two Golden Globe Awards.
Jon has also directed the film “The Last Summer”. for which he also made the screenplay. He’s also worked on several television specials, including “Winter Break” and “Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band”. He appeared as a judge during “The 47th Annual Miss USA Pageant”, and was featured in “Titanic: Breaking New Ground”.
It has recently been reported that Jon is working with James Cameron on the sequel of “Avatar”, the film series set to be completed in four parts, with the second delayed part now due to be released in late 2018. Landau has also reported to have been working on two other films, entitled “The Informationist” and “Battle Angel”. He is still in great demand, so his net worth continues to rise.
For his personal life, it is known that Jon was previously married to Janet Maslin and Barbara Downey, and is now married to Julie with whom he has two children. He is also regularly invited as a guest speaker at various educational institutions and big companies.
|Net Worth||$20 Million|
|Date Of Birth||May 14, 1947|
|Place Of Birth||United States of America|
|Spouse||Janet Maslin, Barbara Downey|
|Children||Kate Landau, Charles Landau|
|Parents||Ely Landau, Edie Landau|
|Siblings||Tina Landau, Kathy Landau|
|Nominations||Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special|
|Untitled Elvis Presley Documentary||2018||Documentary executive producer filming|
|Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band: The River Tour, Tempe 1980||2015||executive producer|
|The Ties That Bind||2015||Documentary executive producer|
|Hunter of Invisible Game||2014||Short associate producer|
|Bruce Springsteen’s High Hopes||2014||Documentary short executive producer|
|Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band: Born in the U.S.A. Live||2014||Video executive producer|
|Bruce Springsteen: A Conversation with His Fans||2011||TV Movie documentary executive producer|
|Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band Houston ’78 Bootleg: House Cut||2010||executive producer|
|The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town||2010||Documentary executive producer|
|Bruce Springsteen with the Sessions Band: Live in Dublin||2007||Video executive producer|
|Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band: Hammersmith Odeon, London ’75||2005||Video executive producer|
|Wings for Wheels: The Making of ‘Born to Run’||2005||Video documentary executive producer|
|Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band||2003||TV Movie documentary executive producer|
|Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band: Live in New York City||2001||TV Movie documentary producer|
|Blood Brothers: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band||2000||Video documentary executive producer|
|Winter Break||1999||TV Movie documentary executive producer|
|Shania: Live||1998||Video documentary executive producer|
|Hunter of Invisible Game||2014||Short Jon Landau Management|
|David Blaine: Street Magic||1996||TV Special documentary some locations provided by|
|Springsteen & I||2013||Documentary thanks|
|The 2010 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony||2010||TV Movie thanks|
|The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert||2009||TV Special special thanks|
|Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert||2008||Documentary special thanks|
|Great Performances||2006||TV Series special thanks – 1 episode|
|Bruce Springsteen: Video Anthology 1978-1988||1989||Video documentary special thanks: video ‘Dancing in the Dark’|
|We Are The World: The Story Behind The Song||1985||TV Movie documentary special thanks|
|Music Moguls: Masters of Pop||2016||TV Mini-Series documentary||Himself|
|Mein Sommer ’88 – Wie die Stars die DDR rockten||2013||TV Movie documentary||Himself|
|The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town||2010||Documentary||Himself – Manager-Producer|
|Blood Brothers: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band||2000||Video documentary||Himself|
|2003||Primetime Emmy||Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special||Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band (2003)|
|2001||Primetime Emmy||Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special||Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band: Live in New York City (2001)|