Todd Phillips Net Worth

December 1, 2023
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Todd Phillips (mother’s maiden name) was born Todd Bunzl on 20 December 1970, in New York USA, and is a screenwriter and film director, producer as well as an occasional actor, probably best known for directing films include Old School, Due Date, and Road Trip. He is also the director of the very popular comedy film trilogy The Hangover. Project X, another comedy with international success, is also Todd Phillips` movie. Undoubtedly, these accomplishments have boosted Todd Phillips’ net worth to a solid amount.

So how rich is Todd Phillips? Currently, Todd Phillips’ net worth has been estimated at $80 million. Clearly Todd Phillips wealth has reached such a large amount mostly because of his contributions to the film industry.


Todd Phillips Net Worth $80 Million

Todd Phillips studied at the New York University Film School, for some time in the mid-90s, but was so keen on directing his own movie entitled Hated: GG Allin and the Murder Junkies that he stopped attending classes. His reward was that this biographical movie on GG Allin, a famous person in the music industry, was actually acknowledged as the best movie made by a student, not a professional, so Todd Phillips had a very successful beginning in the film and music industry leading to international fame and considerable net worth.

Frat House was another Todd movie, released in 1998 and shown at the Sundance Film Festival wherein Todd received the Grand Jury Prize for his work. The following Phillips film was a documentary named Bittersweet Motel. The main subject of this documentary was Phish, one of the bands. These early documentaries were easily successful enough for Todd to pursue a career in film directing, and also helped Todd to add large revenues to his early net worth. As mentioned, ‘Todd Bunzl’ sometimes appears as an actor too, usually in cameo roles. As such, he performed in Road Trip, Old School, and Due Date. In The Hangover (2009), Todd played Mr. Creepy. Phillips appeared in the third part of The Hangover, too and Todd also starred in Frat House, and Starsky and Hutch.

Todd Phillips has directed many other well known movies, including Starsky and Hutch (2004), and School for Scoundrels (2006), which he also wrote, thus increasing the total amount of his net worth. Actually, Todd was also supposed to work with a team on the production of Borat, however he left the project soon after starting simply because of creative disagreements between team members.

The Hangover trilogy is known for such actors as Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Justin Bartha, and Ken Jeong. The modest budget consisted of approximately $218,000, yet The Hangover Part II grossed about $32 million. With such a great amount, it even replaced Sex and the City as the highest earning series which grossed over $26 million. The Project X cast includes Thomas Mann, Oliver Cooper and Jonathan Daniel Brown.

interestingly, Todd himself has admitted that he shoplifted when he was a teenager! Perhaps this is also why Todd keeps his personal life very private!?

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