Terence Winter Net Worth

January 21, 2023
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Terence Patrick Winter was born on 2 October 1960, in New York City, USA, and is a producer and writer, best known for his work on both television as well as in films. He is probably best known for being the creator of the television series “Boardwalk Empire” which ran from 2010 to 2014, but all of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Terence Winter? As of mid-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $12 million, mostly earned through a successful career in film and television. He was also a writer for the series “The Sopranos”, and wrote the screenplay to the film “The Wolf of Wall Street”. As he continues his career, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.


Terence Winter Net Worth $12 million


Terence attended New York University, and after graduating would attend St. John’s University School of Law. He completed his law degree and would become a member of the bar in New York City as well as Connecticut. He then practiced in New York City for two years before moving to Los Angeles in 1991. He shifted his focus to a screenwriting career, and became a part of Warner Bros’ Sitcom Writers Workshop. One of his first jobs as a writer was in the series “The Great Defender”, which starred Michael Rispoli. His net worth was already well established.

Winter would go on to write for several other projects, including “Diagnosis: Murder”, “The Cosby Mysteries”, and “Xena: Warrior Princess”. Starting from 2000, he would write 25 episodes of “The Sopranos”, alongside Tim Van Patten., and they would win an Edgar Award and a Writers Guild Award for the episode “Pine Barrens”. Winter would also win two Emmys, one as a writer and the other as a producer of the show, going on to win a total of four Emmys as part of “The Sopranos”. In 2010, he created the series “Boardwalk Empire” and became the show’s head writer, being involved in 15 episodes of the show, and would win a Writers Guild of America Award, plus a Golden Globe Award with its cast also receiving numerous awards, and the ensemble winning a Screen Actor’s Guild Award. The show was also nominated twice for an Emmy Award in 2011 and 2012.

Terence’s latest project is the musical series called “Vinyl”, on which he worked with director Martin Scorsese, however, after one season of the show, he left citing to creative differences; the show went on to be cancelled after just a few months.

Aside from his work in the series, he wrote the screenplay for several films, including “Get Rich or Die Tryin’”, “Brooklyn Rules” and “The Wolf of Wall Street” which would get him an Academy Award nomination.

For his personal life, Winter is married to Rachel – also a screenplay writer – but other details remain private. Terence mentioned in an interview that he got inspiration for “The Wolf of Wall Street” from his work as a lawyer, which he saw a portion of the broker lifestyle. There was a lot of drugs, over the top behavior, and they were earning high amounts of money. Despite that, he left his career to instead pursue his passion for writing.

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