|Celebrated Name:||Will Packer|
|Real Name/Full Name:||William Packer|
|Age:||46 years old|
|Birth Date:||April 11, 1974|
|Birth Place:||St. Petersburg, Florida, U.S.|
|Height:||5 ft 9 inches|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Nina Packer (2001-2009)
Heather Packer (2015-present)
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Maya Packer, Nija Packer, and Dominique Packer)|
|Is Will Packer Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||US film producer|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$70 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2020|
Will Packer is US film producer and the founder of Will Packer Media, and Will Packer Productions. He has been recognized in various high-profile lists that include “The most Powerful People in Comedy,” “The GIANT 100”, “Who’s Hot To Watch in 2008”, “Most Powerful Players Below 40, etc. Till 2018, Will Packer has produced around twenty-eight movies that includes Ride Along and Think Like a Man, and Girls Trip. He has accumulated more than $1 billion at the box office.
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Early Life & Biography
Will packer was born and brought up in St. Petersburg, Florida. In 1991, he completed his graduation from St. Petersburg High School. Later, he started attending “Florida A&M University,” and in 1996, he completed his Bachelor of Science degree (BSc.) in electrical engineering.
Will Packer became a member of the “Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.”
Packer has multiple marriages in his life. He got married to Nina Packer in 2001. She worked as a manager of “Bryant Management” and Director Of Operations for “Blueprint Group.”
The couple gave birth to two daughters together, that includes Maya Packer and Nija Packer. In 2009, they announced their divorce.
On August 28, 2015, Will Packer later got married to his Heather Hayslett in Georgia. He met her at the 2013 Essence Music Festival. The couple gave birth to a son named Dominique Packer.
Packer is a very famous personality on Instagram. He seems to be a happy, settled man and keeps photos of his happy family on social media handles. He is a frequent traveler who loves to go on vacation with his family Heather Packer now and then.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on April 11 1974, Will Packer is 46 years old as of today’s date 28th May 2020. His height is 5 ft 9 inches tall, and his weight is 90 kg.
Packer made his debut at FAMU. He began the art of filmmaking along with his colleague Rob Hardy who became his business partner later. After graduation, they moved to Atlanta, Georgia, and laid the foundation of Rainforest Films.
In 1994, he co-produced their first movie as Chocolate City for $20,000 with Hardy that was followed by a hit movie, “Trois.”
Their film Lockdown was released under this Sony- Rainforest collaboration. It was one of the top-selling independent releases of Tri-Star of Columbia. This was followed by their film “The Gospel” (2005)
In 2007, Packer released his movie titled “Christmas,” in which several veteran actresses like Regina King, Loretta Devine, and superstar Chris Brown were featured. Later Packer produced No. 1 films with Rainforest, as Obsessed, Takers, Stomp the Yard, Ride Along, and Think Like a Man. The film “Think Like a Man” has grossed more than $96 million all over the world after release in April 2012. This, when combined with Ride Along, resulted in a revenue generation of $150 million as of 2014.
Packer has also produced a few comedy shows that include Night School (2018), What Men Want (2019), and Little (2019).
Awards & Achievements
Their movie “Trois” grossed more than $1.2 million. It became the fastest grossing film distributed independently by African Americans. It ranked in the Top Fifty Highest Grossing Independent Movies of the year. It led Rainforest Films to rank at 34th position on the list of Top Hundred Movie Distributors of 2000 as ranked by The Hollywood Reporter in 2001. Looking at the success of their film, Packer and Hardy got ranked among the Black power brokers’ “New Establishment” in Hollywood.
In 2007, Packer released “Christmas” that featured accomplished actors of Hollywood that includes Loretta Devine, Regina King, and Chris Brown.
He later five No. 1 movies with Rainforest, as Stomp the Yard, Think like a Man, Ride Along, and Obsessed, Takers. The movie Think like a Man accumulated more than $96 million all across the globe and Ride Along with that made around $150 million
The WP Narrative_ division of the Rainforest company won the 2018 Webby Award. It was also awarded the tenth Annual Shorty Award. WP Narrative was also recognized for its “#BackedByAxe” campaign at the Clio Entertainment Awards, Tenth Annual Shorty Awards and D&AD Awards in 2018.
In 2016, Packer also received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Limited Series.
Net Worth & Salary of Will Packer in 2020
Packer is one of the recognized American movie producers, who has a net worth of $70 million as of May 2020. He amassed this huge wealth from his long-standing career of producing blockbuster hit movies. This talented man began making movies at an early age by founding the” RainForest Films” company in Georgia with his college.
He has also founded US film and TV production, named “Will Packer Production,” that earns him enormous money.
He also serves as its CEO since the time of his establishment. The firm has produced highly popular and critically -acclaimed films that include “Trois” and “Chocolate City.”
His biggest hit was “Think Like A Man,” which made $96 million throughout the world. Rainforest signed a contract with Sony Columbia Tri-Star, and the company made some massive hit movies such as Christmas, Stomp the Yard, Lockdown, Girls Trip, Ride Along, and Straight Outta Compton.
His movies amassed an overwhelming revenue of around $1.3 billion at the worldwide office. His movie Girls Trip made $140 million, Ride Along generated $154 million, and Straight Outta Compton made a gigantic opening amount of $201 million. Will Packer must have obtained a decent share from his stunning well-produced TV shows and movies.
William Packer is recognized to be one of the highly accomplished Television personalities in the world. Due to his talent in film-making, and passion, he has made a prosperous career. This man is unquestionably an inspiration for several throughout the world.