Zack Snyder Biography

Updated On Jan 02, 2019 Published On Jan 02, 2019
Facts of Zack Snyder
Date of Birth: 1966 , March-1
Birth Nation: United States
Name Zack Snyder
Birth Name Zachary Edward Snyder
Nick Name Zack
Father Charles Edward "Ed" Snyder
Mother Marsha Manley
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Green Bay, Wisconsin
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Profession Director, Producer
Net Worth $28 million
Famous for directing Man of Steel
Affair with Kristen Elin
Married yes
Married to Deborah Snyder
Children 8
Divorce Denise Weber
Education Daycroft School, Heatherley School of Fine Art, Art Center College of Design
Movies Man of Steel, Justice league
Sisters Audrey Snyder
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Zack Snyder is an American film director, producer, and a screenwriter. He is well recognized for being the director of superhero films like Justice League, Man of Steel and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.    

Zack Snyder was born Zachary Edward Snyder on March 1, 1966, in Greenbay, Wisconsin. He was the son of father Charles Edward "Ed"Snyder, who worked as an executive recruiter and mother Marsha Manley, a photography teacher, and a painter. He has an older sister named Audrey. Snyder is of American nationality and his ethnicity is white.

He was raised in Riverside, Connecticut along with his sister. He attended Dayroft School, where his mother worked as a teacher. He was part of the Camp Owatonna in Harrison, Maine which he used to attend during the summers as a child.

Snyder studied painting for a year after his high school at the  Heatherley School of Fine Art, located in England. He later enrolled at the Art Center College of Design, in Pasadena

Zack Snyder made his career debut as director of the horror movie Dawn of the Dead, starring Mekhi Phifer and his career reached extreme heights with the release of his hit war film 300, starring Gerard Butler and Lena Headey.  

During his career, Zack Snyder directed many superhero movies like Man of Steel, starring Henry Cavill, Michael Shannon, and Russell CroweBatman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, featuring Ben Affleck and Jesse EisenbergJustice League, starring Gal Gadot and Ezra Miller and many more.

He is also the co-founder of a film production company called Cruel and Unusual Films, Inc which he founded along with his wife Deborah Snyder. Zack Snyder has produced hit films like Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'HooleSucker Punch under its banner.       

Zack Snyder is living a blissful married life with second wife Deborah Snyder. They first met in 1996 and started dating in 2002. The couple finally got married in 2004 at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, in New York.  

Similarly, Snyder was previously married to ex-wife Denise Weber. Prior to he was also in an unofficial relationship with Kristen Elin. There are no details on his encounter with Denise. He has eight children, four of whom are adopted. He shares Olivia and Eli Snyder with his first wife Denise Weber. During his time with Denise, they also adopted Willow Snyder and Autumn Snyder from China.

Zack has two younger sons named Ezekiel Snyder and Jett Snyder from his affair with Kristen Elin. Zack Snyder and Deborah Snyder later adopted Sage and Cash during the filming of the film Man of Steel.

Zack Snyder has an estimated net worth of $28 million as of 2018, which he has made entirely from his works with different films. Likewise, his wife Deborah Snyder has a net worth of $9 million.

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Born in Greenbay, Wisconsin

March 1 , 1966

Zack Snyder was born on the 1st of March, 1966 in Green Bay, Wisconsin to parents Charles Edward "Ed" Snyder and Marsha Manley.

Debut with Dawn of the Dead

2004

Zack Snyder made his film debut as director for the 2004 horror film Dawn of the Dead, which was a remake starring Mekhi Phifer.

Directed 300.

2006

Zack Snyder's career reached its pinnacle when he directed the 2006 film 300, starring Gerard Butler and Lena Headey.

Directed Man of Steel

2013

Zack Snyder directed the Superman franchise film Man of Steel, which was released in 2006. The movie featured actor Henry Cavill, along with Michael Shannon and Russell Crowe.

Directed Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

2016

Zack Snyder directed Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which was released in 2016. The movie features Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, and Gal Gadot.

Married Deborah Snyder

September 25 , 2004

Zack Snyder married Deborah Snyder on the 25th of September, 2004 in a wedding ceremony held at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church in Manhattan.

Net worth is $28 million

2018

Zack Snyder has an estimated net worth of $28 million as of 2018. His wife Deborah Snyder has a net worth of $9 million.