Eli Roth Net Worth

May 5, 2023
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Eli Raphael Roth was born on the 18th April 1972, in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is a film director and producer, who is probably best known for his working on the horror films “Hostel” (2005), and “Hostel: Part II” (2007). He is also recognized as an actor, particularly playing the part of Donny “The Bear Jew” Donowitz in the film “Inglorious Basterds” (2009). His career in the film industry has been active since 1996.

Have you ever wondered how rich Eli Roth is, as of mid 2016? According to sources, it has been estimated that Eli’s net worth is over $19 million, which has been accumulated through his successful involvement in the film industry, not only as a film producer and director, but also as an actor.


Eli Roth Net Worth $19 Million


Eli Roth was raised with two brothers in an Ashkenazi Jewish family by parents Dr. Sheldon Roth, a psychiatrist and professor at Harvard Medical School, and Cora Roth, who was an artist. He showed an interest in moving picturesfrom the age of eight years, and by the time of his matriculation from Newton South High School, he had made over 100 short films. He then enrolled at the Tisch School of the Arts, New York University

Eli`s career officially began in 1994, when he wrote, produced, and directed a student film entitled “Restaurant Dogs”, as a tribute to Tarantino`s “Reservoir Dogs”. The film garnered positive reviews and it earned a nomination for the Student Academy Award. In 1999 he produced and directed the TV series Chowdaheads, but without major success. However, his career took a turn upwards at the beginning of the 2000s, when he wrote, produced, and directed the horror film “Cabin Fever”, which was released in 2002. The film received positive critiques from several notable directors, including Quentin Tarantino, and it became one of the highest grossing films of the year, boosting Eli`s career to a large degree. His next success came in 2005, with the release of another horror film – “Hostel” – which also became one of the highest grossing films, with over $80 million taken at the box office, and $180 million on DVD.

Little by little Roth`s name became more known in Hollywood, earning a reputation as one of the best directors in the horror genre. His hit film “Hostel” spawnedthe sequel “Hostel: Part II” (2007), which also became quite successful, earning over $80 million in total, and adding further to Roth`s net worth.

To speak further of his accomplishments, as a producer and director Roth has put his name to such titles as “The Last Exorcism” (2009), “The Man with the Iron Fists” (2012), “The Green Inferno” (2013), “The Man with the Iron Fists 2” (2015), “South of Hell” (2015), and most recently he has been credited as producer of the upcoming horror film “Lake Mead”.

Eli has also had a successful acting career, which began in 1996 with a role in the film “The Mirror Has Two Faces”. However, some of his most notable roles came later, in the 2000s, such as the role of Justin in the film “2001 Maniacs” (2005), then as Sgt. Donny Donowitz in the film “Inglorious Basterds” (2009), and Frowny The Clown in the film “Clown” (2014), all of which have added to his net worth.

Thanks to his talents, Roth has received numerous prestigious nominations and awards, including the Visionary Award for his contributions to horror, and the ACCA award for being part of the cast of the film “Inglorious Basterds”. Furthermore, he won the Best screenplay, director, and film award at the Austin Fantastic Festival, for his film “Hostel”, among many others. Speaking about his personal life, Eli Roth has been married to Chilean actress and model Lorenza Izzo since 2014.

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