Today, filmmaker Brett Ratner is making headlines because he was accused by 6 women of sexual harassment or assault. The alleged cases begin in the early 1990s and span for years after. Some of the famous women accusing Ratner include Olivia Munn and Natasha Henstridge.Image Credit: David Shankbone
Ratner is well known for his success in the movie industry. He has been involved in countless well known films and videos. And he has made a ton of money doing so.
So what is Brett Ratner net worth in 2018? How much money could he lose if the sexual assault/harassment allegations are true?
Brett Ratner began his successful film career at a very young age when he started directing music videos. He immediately became a well known name in the music industry, and he then moved on to film.
Over the 90s and 2000s, he made several blockbuster hits, including Rush Hour and its sequels, Horrible Bosses, Money Talks, and more. He also was involved in television.
Ratner appeared in several movies and TV shows as well, and he was instrumental in making such documentaries as Catfish.
In addition to being involved in making movies, Brett Ratner funds movie production. Even though he wasn’t a producer or director of the film Gravity, he made $40 million from it, according to PageSix.
Ratner also made a $450 million deal with Warner Brothers to make 75 movies. Interestingly, he worked with current Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on that deal.
Brett Ratner’s net worth is based primarily on earnings from his films and investments, although he made a lot of money on other ventures as well.
Here are the receipts from the films Brett Ratner made: The Rush Hour series of films earned a total of nearly $1 billion at the box office. The Horrible Bosses series earned around $300 million. And X-Men Last Stand made around $500 million. Add to that his other major films, with brought in a total of $400-600 million, and his total box office receipts are nearly $2.5 billion.
Out of these films alone, he likely earned between $100-200 million. Add to that the income he earned from his investments in other films, and we estimate Brett Ratner net worth in 2018 at $150-200 million.