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Rick Famuyiwa Net Worth

Rick Famuyiwa Net Worth is
$1.5 Million

Rick Famuyiwa Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Rick Famuyiwa, born on June 18, 1973, is an emerging Nigerian American Hollywood writer and director of films such as The Wood (1999), Talk To Me (2007), and Brown Sugar (2002). His most recent film is the comedy Our Family Wedding (2010), starring Forest Whitaker and America Ferrera. Famuyiwa’s films mainly explore themes of racial diversity and acceptance of oneself and others, especially within communities of color. In the majority of Famuyiwa’s films, friendship plays a central role to the characters’ development and progression throughout the film. Additionally, thus far, nearly all of Famuyiwa’s feature films have dealt with the institution of marriage in one form or another. It is helpful to note also that Rick Famuyiwa’s upbringing in the racially eclectic Los Angeles suburb of Inglewood has had a tremendous impact on his cinematic works and point of view as both an individual and artist.Famuyiwa is a graduate of the University of Southern California (USC) and has Bachelor of Arts degrees in Cinematic Arts Film & Television Production and Cinematic Arts Critical Studies, both granted by the USC College of Letters, Arts & Sciences in conjunction with the School of Cinematic Arts. Rick Famuyiwa is part of the Director’s Guild of America and it is his passion to make African Americans a greater, more respected part of the cinema industry.
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Full NameRick Famuyiwa
Net Worth$1.5 Million
Date Of BirthJune 18, 1973
Place Of BirthUSA
Height6' 4" (1.93 m)
ProfessionWriter, Director, Producer
EducationUniversity of Southern California
SpouseGlenita Mosley
AwardsNAACP Image Award for Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture
NominationsNAACP Image Award for Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Directing in a Television Movie
MoviesConfirmation, Dope, Our Family Wedding, Talk to Me, Brown Sugar, The Wood
Star SignGemini

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Untitled Coming-of-Age Project2017TV Movie pre-production
Confirmation2016TV Movie
Dope2015
Our Family Wedding2010
Brown Sugar2002
The Wood1999
Blacktop Lingo1996Short

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dope2015written by
Our Family Wedding2010screenplay
Talk to Me2007screenplay
Brown Sugar2002screenplay
The Wood1999screenplay / story
Blacktop Lingo1996Short

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dope2015executive producer

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Last Call with Carson Daly2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Made in Hollywood2015TV SeriesHimself
The Insiders on TheLipTV2015TV SeriesHimself

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2015AAFCA AwardAfrican-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)Best ScreenplayDope (2015)
2015Audience AwardDeauville Film FestivalDope (2015)
2008Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Theatrical or Television)Talk to Me (2007)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2016Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Director, Motion PictureDope (2015)
2016Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Original or Adapted Screenplay, Motion PictureDope (2015)
2016Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Theatrical)Dope (2015)
2016Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Theatrical)Dope (2015)
2015Queer PalmCannes Film FestivalDope (2015)
2015Grand Special PrizeDeauville Film FestivalDope (2015)
2015Best International Feature FilmEdinburgh International Film FestivalDope (2015)
2015Futurewave Youth Jury AwardSeattle International Film FestivalDope (2015)
2015Grand Jury PrizeSundance Film FestivalDramaticDope (2015)
2000Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsTheatrical - Best DirectorThe Wood (1999)
2000Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsTheatrical - Best Screenplay (Original or Adapted)The Wood (1999)

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