About Martin Scorsese
It has been reported that the overall amount of Martin Scorsese net worth reaches 70 million dollars. He is regarded to be one of the best American filmmakers of all time which is the most important source of Martin Scorsese net worth. He is also respected for his contribution to celluloid.
Initially, Martin Scorsese was planning to become a professional sportsman, however he was diagnosed with having an asthma when he was growing up, therefore he had nothing left but to watch films every single day which sparked his interest in cinema industry which is the main source of Martin Scorsese net worth today. Later, Martin Scorsese admitted that watching films all day was like an unintentional film school for him.
Influenced by a lot of films watched in his childhood and also his living in New York, Martin Scorsese made his breakthrough in film scene with the release of “Mean Streets” where he collaborated with such stars as Robert De Niro. After the release of it, he received huge financial success which not only increased the overall amount of Martin Scorsese net worth, but also let him film the movie “Taxi Driver”. The film received a lot of unplanned success and got several Oscar nominations which was a huge achievement for Martin Scorsese.
Martin Scorsese became known as one of the regular nominees to get the Academy Award. Unfortunately, he also became famous for almost all the time losing for “Goodfellas” or “Raging Bull”. These loses for the latter films are regarded as one of so many mistakes in Oscar ceremonies. In 2006, he was finally recognized with receiving the Oscar award in the category of the Best Director for his movie called “The Departed”.
Currently, he has been known because of many collaborations with another actor, Leonardo Di Caprio, who appeared in many of his film, including “Shutter Island”. In addition to being a film maker, Martin Scorsese is also known as a producer, actor and film historian. These involvements also increase the overall amount of Martin Scorsese net worth.
In 1990, Martin Scorsese established an organization for preserving films called The Film Foundation. What is even more important is that it is a non-profit organization. In 2007, the film maker founded the World Cinema Foundation which is known all over the world. His career in cinema has been recognized with many awards such as Oscars, Emmys, Golden Globes, Academy Awards and many others.