You probably remember Peter Jackson from his two blockbuster trilogies.
Jackson derived The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit from J.R.R Tolkien.
Currently, his net worth stands at $450 million.
Most of the director’s movies are box office successes. King Kong made about $600 million in sales, and the director earned $20 million.
Additionally, Jackson made another $20 million from its collections.
On the other hand, The Lord of the Rings trilogy made over $4 billion, earning him some decent cheddar.
But how much was it?
How Much Did Peter Jackson Make For The Lord of the Rings
Peter Jackson made $180 million from The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Initially, the movie made over $4 billion in one of the most successful projects in movie history.
The Hobbit trilogy also made $480 million at the box office. Still, it grossed over $12 billion with its extended DVD and Blu-ray sales and digital downloads.
Peter Jackson became a director after he completed his education at film schools in New Zealand. He collaborated with Weta Digital to make The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Peter Jackson worked on the screenplay of The Lord of the Rings, which he co-wrote with Phillipa Boyens.
Jackson’s team won one Oscar for Best Visual Effects and four Oscars, including Best Costume Design, at different award shows over three years.
Peter Jackson is currently working on his next movie Mortal Engines based on Philip Reeve’s book of the same name.