Spike Lee Net Worth 2020, Bio, Wiki, Height, Weight, Awards and Instagram
Spike Lee Net Worth 2020– He is a multi-talented Superstar, a great achiever, multiple award winner and a prominent figure in the American entertainment industry. He is none other than Spike Lee, the son of the famous Jazz musician William James Edward Lee III.
Born as Shelton Jackson Lee in Atlanta, Georgia on March 20, 1957, he is the oldest of four children born to Jacqueline Carroll who worked as an Arts Black Literature teacher and Williams James Edward Lee III who is a Jazz musician.
When he was a child, Lee developed a keen interest in acting and theatre production. He featured in several theatre displays during his high school.
He was raised in Brooklyn where he graduated from John Dewey High School located in Brooklyn’s Gravesend neighborhood. Soon after his graduation, he enrolled at Morehouse College, a liberal arts all-male college located in Atlanta, Georgia.
There he made his first student film titled Last Hustle in Brooklyn and also graduated with a degree in Mass Communication. He further attended New York University’s Tisch School of Arts where he obtained a masters degree in film & television. He also took film courses at Clark Atlanta University.
Spike Lee first started as a professor at Harvard, he taught filmmaking in 1991 and he started teaching graduate film program at the New York University’s Tisch School of Arts in 1993. He was made the Artistic Director of the school in 2002.
He released his first movie titled She’s Gotta Have It in 1986 and the movie became a hit in the box office, grossing over seven million in the United States alone.
His next project Do the Right Thing was released in 1989, following the outstanding display, the movie was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay in the same year.
Spike Lee is a renowned American actor, writer, film producer, and director. He has been outstanding both in front of and behind the camera, thus, recording several awards in his name.
Some of his awards include two Emmy Awards, two Academy Awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, a Grand Prix Award. Others are BAFTA Award, Gish Prize, and Honorary Cesar.
Height and Weight
Height: 5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
Weight: 68 kg or 150 lbs
Lее hаѕ bееn nоmіnаtеd twісе fоr Асаdеmу Аwаrdѕ, Еmmу Аwаrdѕ, аnd Реаbоdу Аwаrdѕ. Тhе Ѕtudеnt Асаdеmу Аwаrd wаѕ wоn bу hіm fоr thе fіlm ‘Јое’ѕ Веd-Ѕtudу Ваrbеrѕhор: Wе Сut Неаdѕ.’
Оthеr аwаrdѕ wоn bу hіm іnсludе Вlасk Моvіе Аwаrd fоr hіѕ fіlm ‘Іnѕіdе Маn’ аnd thе Вlасk Rееl Аwаrdѕ fоr thе fіlm ‘Lоvе аnd Ваѕkеtbаll.’ Не hаѕ аlѕо bееn аwаrdеd а ‘Веrlіn Іntеrnаtіоnаl Fіlm Fеѕtіvаl fоr thе fіlm ‘Gеt оn thе Вuѕ.’
He also has a production company of his own that has allowed him to have a net worth of $40 million.
Follow him on Instagram.@Shelton Jackson