Writer, director, and producer of the romantic dark fantasy film Edward Scissorhands, Tim Burton is also famous in the world for being the producer of the movie, Beetlejuice. He is also known as an artist and animator.
Tim Burton's Early Life
Tim Burton was born Timothy Walter Burton on August 25, 1958, and is currently 60 years old. He was born in Burbank, California, the United States of America to mother Jean Burton (née Erickson) and father Bill Burton. Tim was raised in the middle-class family. He is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.
Tim Burton's Career
Talented in making short films since his childhood days, Tim was not the good at his studies though. However, he was able to complete his high school education, and he finally graduated from Burbank High School.
While he was in his high school days, he shot several short movies like Stalk of the Celery Monster and King and Octopus. These movies made an impact in the Walt Disney Productions' animation department, and Tim was offered the animator's apprenticeship in their studio.
His first movie was 1978 The Lord of the Rings where he worked as an artist in this movie. He rose to prominence 1988 after filming Beetlejuice.
Till the date, Tim has worked for several films like Alice in Wonderland, Big Eyes, Dumbo, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, The Killers, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Sleepy Hollow, Batman Forever, and many others.
Tim Burton's Net Worth
As of early 2019, Tim Burton's net worth is reported to be around $140 million that he might have collected from his directing and producing career. Back in 2010, he collected annual earnings of $53 million.
Tim Burton's Personal Life
On 24th of February 1989, Tim got married to wife Lena Gieseke. Lena Gieseke was born in Germany, and she is an artist by profession. After years of married life, they got divorced on the 31st of December 1991.
From 1992, Tim began his romantic love affairs with American actress and model, Lisa Marie. She also appeared in several movies directed by him. They broke up in 2001.
A few months later in after he broke up with Lisa Marie; he began dating English actress, Helena Bonham Carter. They also welcomed two children together. At the end of 2014, news about their amicable separation became public.
Now, after breaking up with Carter, he is reported to be dating a new mysterious girlfriend.