Leo Jaffe Net Worth

Leo Jaffe Net Worth is
$4 Million

Leo Jaffe Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Leo Jaffe (23 April 1909 in New York City, New York – 20 August 1997 in New York City, New York) was an American film executive. He was chairman of the board of Columbia Pictures from 1973 until his retirement in 1981. He is the father of film producer Stanley R. Jaffe and film agent Andrea Jaffe.The son of Lithuanian immigrants, Jaffe began working in a glue factory in the Bronx to put himself through college. After graduating, he began working in the mailroom at Columbia, eventually working his way to the top.In 1968, Jaffe received the Bronze Medallion, New York City's highest civilian honor. In 1979, Jaffe received the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Jean Hersholt Award.In 1994, a Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs, California, Walk of Stars was dedicated to him.

Date Of BirthApril 23, 1909
Place Of BirthNew York City, New York, USA
Star SignTaurus
1His parents were from Kovno, Russia.
2Father of Stanley R. Jaffe, Howard B. Jaffe, and Andrea Jaffe.
3He worked for Columbia Pictures for over fifty years. His first job was as an accountant and then he worked up to President and Chief Executive Officer for Columbia Pictures after the David Begelman scandal at the company in 1977, and overlooked some of the studio's major motion pictures. He won a "special" Academy Award for his leading efforts into bringing Columbia Pictures back into a better studio.


Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker1991DocumentaryHimself
The 51st Annual Academy Awards1979TV Special documentaryHimself - Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award Recipient

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The 70th Annual Academy Awards1998TV SpecialHimself (Memorial Tribute)

Won Awards

1979Jean Hersholt Humanitarian AwardAcademy Awards, USA

Known for movies

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