How rich is Hayao Miyazaki?


How rich is Hayao Miyazaki?

Hayao Miyazaki Net Worth:
$50 Million

Hayao Miyazaki Net Worth:

Hayao Miyazaki (宮﨑 駿, Miyazaki Hayao, born January 5, 1941) is a Japanese film director, animator, manga artist, illustrator, producer, and screenwriter. Through a career that has spanned five decades, Miyazaki has attained international acclaim as a masterful storyteller and as a maker of anime feature films and, along with Isao Takahata, co-founded Studio Ghibli, a film and animation studio. The success of Miyazaki's films has invited comparisons with American animator Walt Disney, British animator Nick Park, and American director Steven Spielberg. He is considered one of the most popular and influential animators in cinema.Born in Bunkyō, Tokyo, Miyazaki began his animation career in 1963, when he joined Toei Animation. From there, Miyazaki worked as an in-between artist for Gulliver's Travels Beyond the Moon, where he pitched ideas that eventually became the movie's ending. He continued to work in various roles in the animation industry until he directed his first feature film, Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro, released in 1979. After the success of his next film, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984), he co-founded Studio Ghibli, where he continued to produce many feature films. While Miyazaki's films have long enjoyed both commercial and critical success in Japan, he remained largely unknown to the West until Miramax Films released Princess Mononoke (1997). Princess Mononoke was briefly the highest-grossing film in Japan until it was eclipsed by another 1997 film, Titanic, and it became the first animated film to win Picture of the Year at the Japanese Academy Awards. Miyazaki's next film, Spirited Away (2001), topped Titanic’s sales at the Japanese box office, won Picture of the Year at the Japanese Academy Awards, and was the first anime film to win an American Academy Award.Miyazaki's films often contain recurrent themes, like humanity's relationship with nature and technology, feminism, and the difficulty of maintaining a pacifist ethic. The protagonists of his films are often strong, independent girls or young women. While two of his films, The Castle of Cagliostro and Castle in the Sky, involve traditional villains, his other films like Nausicaä and Princess Mononoke present morally ambiguous antagonists with redeeming qualities. He co-wrote films The Secret World of Arrietty, released in July 2010 in Japan and February 2012 in the United States; and From Up on Poppy Hill released in July 2011 in Japan and March 2013 in the United States. Miyazaki's newest film The Wind Rises was released on July 20, 2013 and screened internationally in February 2014. Miyazaki announced on September 1, 2013 that this would be his final feature-length film.
Birth date: January 5, 1941
Birth place: Bunkyō, Tokyo, Japan
Height:5' 4½" (1.64 m)
Profession: Film director
Education: Gakushuin University, Toyotama High School
Nationality: Japanese
Spouse: Akemi Ōta
Children: Gorō Miyazaki, Keisuke Miyazaki
Parents: Dola Miyazaki, Katsuji Miyazaki
Siblings: Yutaka Miyazaki, Arita Miyazaki, Shirou Miyazaki
Awards: Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film, Academy Honorary Award, Golden Bear, Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year, Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement, Japan Academy Prize for Picture of the Year, Nebula Award for Best Script, Silver Scream Award, Kinema Junpo Award for Best Film of the Year, Mainichi Eiga Concours Award for Best Film, Karl Edward Wagner Award, Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Animated Film, Future Film Festival Digital Award - Special Mention, Mainichi Film Concours Readers' Choice Award for Best Film, Tokyo Anime Award Best Director, Tokyo Anime Award Best Original Story, Venice Film Festival Mimmo Rotella Foundation Award, Kinema Junpo Award, Readers' Choice Award for Best Film, Mainichi Film Concours Award for Best Director, Annie Award for Outstanding Directing in an Animated Feature Production, Annie Award for Best Writing in a Feature Production, Mainichi Film Concours Award for Best Animated Film, Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature
Nominations: Golden Lion, Grand Jury Prize, César Award for Best Foreign Film, BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Best Screenplay Award, Asian Film Award for Best Director, Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form, British Independent Film Award for Best International Independent Film, Silver Lion for Best Director, Saturn Award for Best Writing, European Film Award for Best Non-European Film, Special Jury Prize, Argentine Film Critics Association Silver Condor Award for Best Foreign Film
Movies: Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, Howl's Moving Castle, Castle in the Sky, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Ponyo, Kiki's Delivery Service, Porco Rosso, The Wind Rises, The Castle of Cagliostro, Whisper of the Heart, Arrietty, From Up on Poppy Hill, Pom Poko, Tales from Earthsea, On Your Mark, Mei and the Kittenbus, Koro no Daisanpo, Mizugumo Monmon, Looking for a Home, Mr. Dough and the Egg Princess, Kujiratori, Hoshi o Katta Hi, Kuso no Sora Tobu Kikaitachi, Panda! Go, Panda!, Nezumi no Sumo, The Story of Yanagawa's Canals, Porco Rosso: The Last Sortie, Conan the Future Boy: The Big Giant Robot's Resurrection, Sora Iro no Tane, Tales of the Valley of the Wind
Books: The Art of Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

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