|Celebrated Name:||Oliver Stone|
|Real Name/Full Name:||William Oliver Stone|
|Age:||73 years old|
|Birth Date:||15 September 1946|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Sun-Jung Jung|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Sean, Michael Jack, and Tara Chong)|
|Is Oliver Stone Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Film Director, Producer, and Screenwriter|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$80 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2020|
Oliver Stone is a famous Producer, Screenwriter, and Director. He is successful in the production and writing of many films over the decades. He is known for films like Wallstreet, Alexander, Midnight Express, and others.
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Early Life & Biography
Oliver Stone was born to Jacqueline and Louis Stone in New York City, and his mother was of French origin. He was brought up in Manhattan and Stanford, Connecticut. He practices Buddhism, but he was raised in an Episcopal church.
He went to Trinity School and then was sent to The Hill School in Pennsylvania. His parents divorced in 1962 affected Stone deeply because he was an only child. He graduated in 1964 from Hill school, at the age of 17 he worked in the Paris Mercantile exchange. This job proved inspirational in his film Wall Street. In 1965 he was admitted to Yale University but left and went to teach students English for six months in South Vietnam. He returned to Yale but dropped out again for the second time.
Stone is a father of three, two sons and a daughter. Having been married three times his first wife was called Najwa Sarkis, they got married in 22 May 1971 and divorced in 1977; his second wife was called Elizabeth Burkit Cox they got married in June 7, 1981, and were blessed with two sons and divorced in 1993 and his present wife Sun Jung Jung with whom they have a daughter together.
Stone took part in the third Humanist Manifesto as a signatory. He was also among the thirty celebrities who signed an open letter in protest of the treatment of Scientologists in Germany to then German Chancellor Helmut Kohl.
He was arrested in 1991 and pleaded guilty to drug and alcohol charges; he was after ordered into a rehabilitation program.
In 2017 he was also accused of sexual assault when Carrie Stevens, a former playboy model, came forward and accused him of grabbing her boob at a party he attended in the past.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 15 September 1956, Oliver Stone is 73 years old as of today’s date 28th May 2020. His height is 1.82m tall, and his weight is 86kg.
Stone served in the army in Vietnam after being enlisted from September 1967 to 1968 in which he had requested for Combat duty. After graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from New York University in 1971, he got a small acting role in the film comedy ‘The Battle of Love Returns,’ in 1979 he was awarded his first-ever Oscar after releasing ‘Midnight Express’ a film that adapted true-life prison story.
Stone continued with his work, and here are some of the films he released between the 1980s and the present. In 1980 he wrote Further Features, Year of the Dragon, Platoon which gave him a much wider audience, he directed Wallstreet, the Doors which was released in 1991, he directed one of the most successful films of his career that depicted the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1991 and many other in the 1990s.
In 2004, he directed Alexander and re-edited Alexander the Great into a film that has two parts and called it Alexander Revisited; this was after slowing down from 2000. He then wrote and directed the George W Bush biopic. In 2010, he released ‘Wall Street Money Never Sleeps,’ 2012 he directed savages, in 2017 it was reported by various papers that he would direct a television series ‘Guantanamo detention camp,’ however, due to the allegations of sexual misconduct that came to light against Weinstein in October he decided to quit, Weinstein’s production was financing this film.
Awards & Achievements
Here are some of the awards that stone has received over the decades, he has been nominated and won in others they include:
- In 1987and 1990, he won in the category of best director in the films Platoon and Born in July on the Academy Awards.
- In 1979 his film Midnight Express won him the category of Best adapted screenplay also in the Academy Awards.
- In 1988 he won the BAFTA Awards in the category of Best Direction for the film Platoon.
- He won an award for Best Director on the Golden Globe Awards in 1986, 1989 and 1991, and many others.
Net Worth & Salary of Oliver Stone in 2020
Oliver Stone’s net worth is estimated to be approximately $80 million as of May 2020. His earnings are from his production, writing, and directing of film career over the decades. Oliver has produced a lot of films which have gained mass attention.
In 2004, his film Alexander was estimated to generate an earning of a whopping 167 million dollars on the box office sales only and the highest earnings being in 1991, where he was estimated to earn $293 million, thus his net worth.
Oliver has produced a lot of film over the years that has seen him flourish in the film industry and continues to do so up to the present, and his work portrays a hardworking man who expresses his ideas in all topics as films no matter how controversial they may be.