There’s a greater force invisible to the ordinary viewers that conceive, create and power up the cinema. Ronald Emmerich is one of the best in that. He is a German director, producer, and screenwriter. He is the 11th highest grossing director of the industry. His work credits include Universal Soldier, Stargate, Independence Day, Godzilla and 2012 among many. Also a campaigner for human rights and global warming, he is also an art collector.
Career And Progression:
Now one of the best to work in the industry, Ronald wanted to be a production designer and studied for it. He decided that he would become a film director after watching the Star Wars film. The Noah's Ark Principle marked the debut of the director which he wrote and directed. He then founded a production company with his sister named Centropolis Film Productions (now Centropolis Entertainment).
In the 1990s he was invited to Hollywood by famed producer Mario Kassar to direct Isobar, a futuristic action film that didn’t come to life. But he went on to make movies like Stargate and Independence Day both of which grossed the record-breaking income.
During and after the 2000s, he directed more and more breathtaking and awesome movies that include The Patriot, 2012, 10,000 BC, and White House Down among many. Recently he returned to direct the sequel to his most successful film Independence Day: Resurgence.
How Much Is Ronald Worth?
The best director hails from a wealthy family. But that’s not all; he's also one of the highest grossing directors. He has the reported net worth of $200 million. He earned $70 million from movie 2012 alone in 2009. Along with direction, he also owns a production company that adds up to his net worth. He is involved in many projects and charities that work on various issues of environment and human rights.
Is Ronald Dating or Married?
One of the leading directors of the industry, Ronald is also often an outspoken and open person. He is always open and proud about the fact that he is a gay. Even though many people worry that the revelation or coming out of the closet may affect their career, in an interview he claimed that he didn’t have a problem in any steps of his career. He never made a big deal about it.
He is also often actively involved in the promotion and activism for the rights of the LGBT community. An influential and dedicated member of the community, he has been engaged since 2009. He is dating his partner, Omar de Soto for eight years. He was the one to propose his fiancé.
Earlier this year he announced that they were about to get married in the summer. They haven't yet fixed the date of the ceremony. He has never been involved with any woman and never had a wife or children.
As per the wiki, Roland Emmerich currently aged 61 was born on 10th November 1955 Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany. He was born to wealthy parents with his father being the founder of a garden machinery production company. He has a sister named Ute Emmerich who is a producer. The German National belongs to German ethnicity. The very talented director also has maintained his body and has a perfect measurement with the height of 5 feet and 11 inches.