Some people would say that Alfred Hitchcock was the most powerful, and significant writer, filmmaker, director, producer,and film editor of all time. In the movie world, he is also known by his nickname Hitchand The Master of Suspense. If you want to know more about Alfred Hitchcock net worth just continue to read this article below.
Early Life & Biography
Alfred Hitchcock was born and raised in Leytonstone, Essex, England. Date of his birth is August 13, 1899.He was the youngest of three children born to William Hitchcock and Emma Jane Hitchcock. His father was a greengrocer and poulterer.
He was part of the Salesian College in London and St. Ignatius’ College. His career in the film industry started in 1921 in film production, in Paramount Pictures, based in London. After this job he was hired for Gainsborough Pictures as title designer, where he became a director.
His signature which leads and celebrated him in Hollywood was Hitchcock suspense and gallows humor.
His wife was Alma Reville and in that marriage, they have one girl named Patricia. He was dedicated Roman Catholic, and his Mass was held at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Beverly Hills, California. He died on April 29, 1980, in Bel Air from the renal failure.
Саrееr, Аwаrdѕ, & Nоmіnаtіоnѕ
His most famous film, which is made during the 1940s are; Mr. and Mrs. Smith, The Paradine Case, Shadow of a Doubt, Suspicion, Saboteur, Lifeboat, The Keys of the Kingdom, Spellbound, Notorious, and Under Capricorn.
The following decade 1950s was also the opulent film period for Hitch because he made these movies; Stage Fright, Strangers on a Train, I Confess, Dial M for Murder, Rear Window, To Catch a Thief, The Man Who Knew Too Much (remake), The Wrong Man, Vertigo, and North by Northwest.
In 1960 he made his most popular and important film, Psycho. This movie was the most profitable black and white film in history.Also, this movie brings the most money to its creator-Hitchcock.
After the Psycho Hitchcock released The Birds, which was filmed in the Cornwall beach, and the leading roles were Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor, and Suzanne Pleshette.
Alfred Hitchcock love to use and repeat actors and actresses for his films; and those actors, and actresses were Clare Greet, Leo G. Carroll, Hannah Jones, Donald Calthrop, Cary Grant, Edmund Gwenn, Phyllis Konstam, John Longden James Stewart, Ingrid Bergman, Charles Halton, Patricia Hitchcock, Ian Hunter, Grace Kelly, Basil Radford, and John Williams.
Nеt Wоrth & Еаrnіngѕ
Alfred Hitchcock had a net worth of $200 million, mostly gathered from the film Psycho. He makes a deal where he got 60% of the movie’s profits. This means his payday at that time was $15 million. If we adjust this money for inflation we will get around $120 million today.