J. Michael Riva Net Worth

J. Michael Riva Net Worth is
$12 Million

J. Michael Riva Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

J. Michael Riva was born on June 28, 1948 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as John Michael Riva. He was a production designer and art director, known for Django Unchained (2012), Iron Man (2008) and Iron Man 2 (2010). He was married to Wendy Riva and Julia Riva. He died on June 7, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthJune 28, 1948
Place Of BirthManhattan, New York City, New York, USA
ProfessionProduction Designer, Art Director, Director
SpouseWendy Riva
ParentsWilliam Riva,
Star SignCancer
1Member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences [Designers Branch].
2Ex-grandson-in-law of Harry Warren.
3Brother of J. Paul Riva and David Riva.
4Briefly engaged to actress Jamie Lee Curtis during the 1980s.
5Grandson of Marlene Dietrich and Rudolf Sieber.
6Son of actress and biographer Maria Riva and William Riva.

Production Designer

Django Unchained2012
The Amazing Spider-Man2012
Iron Man 22010
Seven Pounds2008
Iron Man2008
Spider-Man 32007
The 79th Annual Academy Awards2007TV Special
The Pursuit of Happyness2006
Zathura: A Space Adventure2005
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle2003
The 74th Annual Academy Awards2002TV Special
Charlie's Angels2000
Tuesdays with Morrie1999TV Movie
Lethal Weapon 41998
Six Days Seven Nights1998
Hard Rain1998
Centennial Olympic Games: Torch Relay Opening Ceremonies1996TV Special
A Few Good Men1992
Radio Flyer1992
Tango & Cash1989
Lethal Weapon 21989
Lethal Weapon1987
The Golden Child1986
The Color Purple1985
The Goonies1985
The Slugger's Wife1985as Michael Riva
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension1984
Bad Boys1983
Halloween II1981as Michael Riva
Callie & Son1981TV Movie
The Hand1981
Bare Knuckles1977as Michael Riva
I Never Promised You a Rose Garden1977uncredited

Art Director

Ordinary People1980
Fast Charlie... the Moonbeam Rider1979as Michael Riva
Bad Georgia Road1977as Michael Riva
Ilsa, Harem Keeper of the Oil Sheiks1976as Mike Riva


Tales from the Crypt1990TV Series 1 episode
Amazing Stories1986TV Series 1 episode

Art Department

House on Haunted Hill1999visual consultant
Strangers Kiss1983visual consultant - as Michael Riva


Lily in Winter1994TV Movie story

Visual Effects

Romeo Must Die2000visual consultant


Django Unchained2012in memory of
The Amazing Spider-Man2012in memory of
Cultivating a Classic: The Making of 'The Color Purple'2003Video documentary short special thanks
A Collaboration of Spirits: Casting and Acting 'The Color Purple'2003Video documentary short special thanks
Getting G'd Up2000Video documentary short special thanks


A Family Affair: Bringing 'Lethal Weapon' to Life2012Video documentary shortHimself
Maximum Impact: The Legacy of 'Lethal Weapon'2012Video documentary shortHimself
Psycho Pension: The Genesis of 'Lethal Weapon'2012Video documentary shortHimself
Pulling the Trigger: Expanding the World of 'Lethal Weapon'2012Video documentary shortHimself
I Am 'Iron Man'2008Video documentaryHimself
Miniatures and the World of 'Zathura'2006Video documentary shortHimself
The Right Moves: The Making of 'Zathura'2006Video documentary shortHimself
Zathura: Making the Game2006Video documentary shortHimself
Cultivating a Classic: The Making of 'The Color Purple'2003Video documentary shortHimself
Getting G'd Up2000Video documentary shortHimself - Production Designer
Welcome to Angel World2000Video documentary shortHimself - Production Designer

Archive Footage

The 85th Annual Academy Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - Production Designer (In Memoriam)

Won Awards

2014Hall of FameArt Directors Guild
2007Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Art Direction for a Variety, Music or Nonfiction ProgrammingThe 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007)

Nominated Awards

2014CinEuphoriaCinEuphoria AwardsBest Art Direction - International CompetitionDjango Unchained (2012)
2013Excellence in Production Design AwardArt Directors GuildPeriod FilmDjango Unchained (2012)
2012ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Production DesignDjango Unchained (2012)
2009Excellence in Production Design AwardArt Directors GuildFantasy FilmIron Man (2008)
2003Excellence in Production Design AwardArt Directors GuildVariety or Awards Show, Music Special or DocumentaryThe 74th Annual Academy Awards (2002)
2002Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Art Direction for a Variety or Music ProgramThe 74th Annual Academy Awards (2002)
1996WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAOriginal Long FormLily in Winter (1994)
1995WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USAOriginal Long FormLily in Winter (1994)
1986OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Art Direction-Set DecorationThe Color Purple (1985)

Known for movies

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