What is Rob Minkoff’s net worth? Rob Minkoff net worth comes from his career as a professional film director and animator.
Robert Ralph Minkoff is an American filmmaker. He is known for co-directing the Academy Award-winning Disney animated feature The Lion King (along with Roger Allers), along with directing Stuart Little, Stuart Little 2, The Haunted Mansion, The Forbidden Kingdom, and Mr. Peabody & Sherman.
Rob Minkoff Net Worth
US $10 Million
58 (born August 11, 1962)
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Professional Film Director, Animator
Rob Minkoff was born on the 11th of August 1962 in Palo Alto, California, United States. He was born to Jewish parents, Jack Robert and Tola Fay Minkoff. Regarding his education, he received his matriculation from Palo Alto High School. Later, he joined the California Institute of the Arts, where he majored in the Department of Character Animation in the early 1980s.
Rob got his big break in 1983 when Walt Disney Animation Studios selected him to work on the fantasy animated film “The Black Cauldron”. In 1986, he acted as the supervising animator for the mystery animated film “The Great Mouse Detective”. After that, he was hired as a character designer for the musical animated movie “The Brave Little Toaster”.
His next work as a character animator came in 1989, and he released a fantasy musical animated film called The Little Mermaid. Next, he took out two short Roger Rabbit shorts; “Tummy Trouble” in 1989 and “Roller Coaster Rabbit” in 1990. Rob also provided his animation ideas for “Beauty and the Beast”, where he was a key part of pre-production script development. In 1992, he directed the short Mickey’s Audition.
All of Rob’s hard work paid off when he had the opportunity to direct the animated musical drama ‘The Lion King’. He directed the film with Roger Allers. The film later earned two Academy Awards; Best original music and best original song. His next directorial film came in 1999, “Stuart Little”. The movie was his first-ever live-action movie, and the audience loved it.
Minkoff directed the sequel to “Stuart’s Little 2” in 2002. The film was a mixture of computer animation and live-action, which was a huge hit. In 2003, he directed another live-action movie, The Haunted Mansion. Rob made another successful movie at the box office, “The Forbidden Kingdom” in 2008. The film stars Jackie Chan and Jet Li in the main roles.
Rob experimented with different genres of films in 2011 by directing a crime comedy called Flypaper. However, the film was not successful at the box office. In 2014, he took over as director of the computer-animated comedy film “Mr. Peabody & Sherman.” The film was a huge hit in the office with $275.7 million worldwide.
Rob Minkoff’s net worth in 2021 is $10 Million.
Top Rob Minkoff Quotes
- “When we make films – even 2D films – you’re always trying to create this illusion of 3D, anyway. You’re trying to create a believable world with characters walking, in and out of the perspective, to create the illusion that there’s a world. The desire and drive to create this illusion of three-dimensional space is something that is true about every kind of film because you want the audience to really be experiencing it, firsthand. It’s a natural extension of the storytelling and the process of filmmaking.” ~ Rob Minkoff
- “A big part of filmmaking, and a big part of the power of filmmaking, is creating characters that people fall in love with. So, those things, like the bloopers, create more reality and dimension, and the sense that these are not drawings or shadows, but they are living, breathing, thinking characters. That’s the illusion.” ~ Rob Minkoff
- “Films are made the same today, as they’ve ever been made, in certain respects. The scriptwriting, the pre-production, the storyboarding, and the designing are all the same. The technique of animation has changed, in the sense that rather than drawing it by hand, we use a computer as a tool. The computer has become a pencil to draw or paint the images that we see in a film.” ~ Rob Minkoff
All about Rob Minkoff’s net worth, and a quick look at his success
Rob Minkoff has amassed a massive net worth of $10 Million by 2021. On the other hand, his wife Crystal Minkoff’s net worth is estimated at around $750,000. In addition, she will make around $100,000 for her first season on RHOBH. Rob has also produced an animated movie “Blazing Samurai”, which is scheduled to be released soon in 2021.
As of 2021, Rob Minkoff’s net worth is $10 Million.