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Hollywood Director Woody Allen Earns Well From his Profession; Has Maintained a Good Net Worth

Updated On 28 Sep, 2018 Published On

Allan Stewart Konigsberg or Woody Allen is a Hollywood director who began his career as a comedy writer. Woody Allen is well known for producing hit films like Annie Hall and Match Point.

The Hollywood director has also met success in other professions like acting and as a comedian. Woody Allen has been in the industry since 1950 and has maintained a good net worth.

Woody Allen Net Worth: $80 million

As of 2018, the director cum actor, Woody Allen has an estimated net worth of $80 million, which he has earned from his works in film direction and playwrights.

House

Woody Allen currently lives in a $12.6 million home in New York. He previously owned a penthouse in the Fifth Avenue which he sold in 2005 for a market price of $17,000,000.

CAPTION: Hollywood director Woody Allen
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The Hollywood director also owned a Townhouse which he sold in the same year at a price of $7,000,000. The earnings and profit from the houses are also part of his good net worth.

Salary 

Woody Allen, who was married to Mia Farrow started his career as a humorist where he made only $25 per week and soon wrote scripts for Ceasar's Hour which paid him $1500 per week. For his directorial debut What's Up, Tiger Lily?, Woody Allen was paid $66,000.

CAPTION: Hollywood director Woody Allen with wife Mia and kids
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He was paid $500,000 for Manhattan Murder Mystery including the +15% off the total income. Woody made $1,500,000 from Bullets Over Broadway and $2,500,000 from Deconstructing Harry.

Woody Allen profession

Writing

Before entering Hollywood, Woody Allen used to write jokes for his agent David O. Alber, who later sold them to newspapers. He used to write short jokes and send them to Broadway writers.

His works were acknowledged by famous writers of the time and he was asked to work for NBC in 1995. Soon after he was writing scripts for famous shows like The Tonight Show, The Ed Sullivan ShowThe Pat Boone Chevy Showroom, and Candid Camera.

CAPTION: Hollywood director Woody Allen writing
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Woody Allen, who was accused of sexual harassment by daughter Dylan Farrow has written plays like Play It Again, Sam, Relatively Speaking and The Floating Light Bulb. 

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Directing

His first screenplay debut was in 1965 with the film What's New Pussycat?. Woody directed, acted, and co-wrote Take the Money and Run.

Woody Allen's 1977 film Annie Hall featuring actress Diane Keaton won four Academy Awards, which included Best Director and Best Original Screenplay for himself.

CAPTION: Hollywood director Woody Allen with Diana Keaton in Annie Hall
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Woody Allen's other major films are Hannah and Her Sisters, Stardust Memories, Crimes and Misdemeanors, and The Purple Rose of Cairo.