Award-winning producer, writer, director, stand-up comedian, and actor, Judd Apatow has given life to many movies and TV shows. Blessed with a hilarious sense of humor and wide set of skills, Apatow has been the driving force for the success of many projects he was involved in. He has his own production company known as Apatow Productions.
Without a doubt, Judd Apatow can be referred to as a 'production powerhouse'. Judd Apatow's level of success took a lot of hard work. But does it come with some serious money?
Let's find out about his salary, net worth, career & awards.
Fighting for Success: Apatow's Road to a Successful Career
Judd Apatow commenced his career by performing stand up comedy in his senior year of high school at the age of seventeen. After graduating from high school, he moved to Los Angeles and took up the screenwriting program at the University of Southern California. In university, he hosted a couple of on-campus Comedy Night events.
He began producing benefit concerts for HBO's Comic Relief and performing stand-up at The Improv in Hollywood while in college. He dropped out from USC in his second year and moved in with Adam Sandler, an actor, and comedian.
He also participated in the 1989 Johnnie Walker Comedy Search. He was hired as a writer for The Grammy Awards after being introduced to Gary Shandling. In 1992, Apatow appeared on HBO's 15th Annual Young Comedian's Special and shortly after became the executive producer of The Ben Stiller Show.
Judd Apatow Performing at 15th Annual Young Comedians Special
Inevitably, Apatow found himself involved with many major projects such as The Larry Sanders Show, Heavyweights, The Cable Guy, and also was featured in the 1996 comedy album What The Hell Happened To Me?
Presently, he has created the Netflix TV series Love, played in The Disaster Artist, and directed the two-part documentary The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling.
He has won awards like BAFTA, Primetime Emmy, CableACE, CinemaCon and many more.
Apatow's Net Worth and Salary
Judd Apatow is the founder of the production company named Apatow Productions. His company has produced 23 movies and 6 TV series and has managed to bank a brain-melting $2.3 billion. Judd and his wife Leslie Mann listed his 2505 square feet Malibu House for $12 million which they initially bought for $10 million.
The Apatow's Malibu House
Source: Architectural Digest
Judd Apatow's and Leslie Mann's combined net worth is $108 million with Judd's share being $90 million and Leslie's share being $20 million.
Apatow has funded charities including March of Dimes, Onyx, Breezy Foundation, and Melanoma Research Foundation and showed his support for Seth Rogen's Hilarity for Charity.
Judd Apatow at Hilarity for Charity
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Judd Apatow and his wife Leslie have been successful in terms of fame and money but their real success is raising two daughters, Iris and Maude, who has become accomplished actresses at a very early age.