Brian Thomas Grazer (age 66) is an American television and movie producer born on July 12, 1951, in Los Angeles, California, the United States. People recognize him as the co-founder of Imagine Entertainment partnered with Ron Howard since 1986. The production company has produced numerous movies which have able to garner numbers of awards and nomination. Altogether, the films have amassed more than USD13.5 billion. Altogether, the Entertainment Company has been able to be nominated for 131 Emmy Awards and 43 Academy Awards. Brian Grazer book is also available on the market which are making best sales.
Grazer is the winner of 2002’s Oscar under the category of Best Picture for A Beautiful Mind sharing with his business partner Ron Howard. Considering his dedication and influencing personality, he was named in the list of 200t’s “100 Most Influential People in the World”. Let’s explore Brian Grazer biography in detail below:
Early Life and Education
Grazer landed on the planet in 1951 to the parents named Thomas Grazer (father) and Arlene Becker Grazer (mother). Talking about his parents’ profession, the producer’s father was a criminal defense attorney. He is blessed with two talented younger brothers named Nora Beth Grazer and Gavin Grazer. Gavin is also a reputed name in the industry who is contributing as an actor/ director. The producer was raised up in Sherman Oaks and Northridge with the full supportive environment from his guardians.
While being at the high school, Grazer’s parents ended their relationship by means of getting a divorce. He has a good childhood memory and describes his grandmother as his best buddy during his growing age. Exploring Brian Grazer wiki, he attended the University of Southern California (USC) after earning a scholarship. Being at the University, he studied psychology as his major subject. In 1974, he completed his graduation level from USC’s School of Cinema-Television. He also enrolled at USC Law School but dropped his study in order to pursue his professional Hollywood career.
Career and Professional Life
Grazer initiated his Hollywood career as a producer and most of his targets were television projects. He met his business partner Ron Howard in the early 1990’s while being as the executive producer at Paramount Pictures.
In 1982, Grace presented a movie titled Night Shift which was directed by his partner Howard. Later in 1984, Grazer wrote and produced Splash which made him earn Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay.
The year of 1986 turned to be a great leap for Howard and Grace as they co-founded Imagine Entertainment which has turned as one of the ruling Hollywood’s production companies. As a writer, Brian Grazer’s book named A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life was published in 2015 where he has presented a conversation with some interesting people.
Moving to his personal life, Brian Grazer is practicing Christianity as his religion but he used to describe himself as half-Jewish in 2000. He was raised up secular though his mother was Jewish and father was Catholic.
Discussing his romantic love life and marital life, Brian Grazer has been married for four times. First, he was married to Theresa McKay in 1972. He divorced his first wife in 1979 after enjoying seven years of conjugal life. He was then married to Corki Corman in 1982. During their relationship, the couple gave birth to a son named Riley in 1986 and a daughter named Sage in 1988. When Sage was 4 years old, Grazer and his second wife divorced because of some personal issues. In 1997, Grazer attended his third wedding ceremony with his third wife named Gigi Levangie who is best known as a novelist and screenwriter. Grazer and Gigi had two sons named Thomas and Patrick who were born in 1999 and 2004 respectively. Unfortunately, the couple split in 2007 after a decade of their relationship. After the third failure of his married life, Grazer finally met his soulmate as Veronica Smiley who is working at SBE, a hotel management company as a chief marketing officer. They engaged in April 2014 and tied their knot on February 20, 2016.
The Hollywood personality Grazer has an adorable height of 1.7 m (5 feet and 7 inches) making him tall enough to be the point of attraction.
Salary and Net worth
The Hollywood producer currently resides Santa Monica, California in his luxurious house. Brian Grazer house is also located in Hawaii on Sunset Beach. Brian Grazer net worth is estimated at USD100 million which has been contributed from the returns made by Imagine Entertainment. Likewise, his partner Howard has an estimated net worth of USD140 million.
Wiki and Facts
You can find Brian Grazer’s biography being presented by reputed wiki sites including Wikipedia and IMDb. To catch his latest tweets and other updates follow Grazer on Twitter @briangrazer where he has garnered more than 50k followers. Likewise, he is also active on Instagram @briangrazer where he has maintained more than 43k followers.