Ken Burns

Net Worth: $1'500'000

Ken Burns

$1'500'000

Ken Burns net worth: Ken Burns is an American director and producer who has a net worth of $1’500’000. Ken Burns was born in Brooklyn, New York City, on July 29, 1953. He is best known for his production of documentary films and his style of use of archival footage and photographs. His most widely known documentaries are The Civil War (1990), Baseball (1994), Jazz (2001), The War (2007), The National Parks: America’s Best Idea (2009), Prohibition (2011), and The Central Park Five (2012). Burns’s documentaries have been nominated for two Academy Awards and, among other honors, have won Emmy Awards. While earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1975 in film studies and design Burns studied under photographers Jerome Labeling and Elaine Makes. He and two friends founded Florentine Films in Walpole, New Hampshire, Upon graduation. Burns worked as a cinematographer for the BBC, Italian television, and others. He adapted David McCullough’s book The Great Bridge ” In 1977 after having completed a few documentary short films about The construction of The Brooklyn Bridge. This project earned him an Oscar nomination for Best Documentary and ran in the United States on PBS. Burns has had a successful long-term television career directing and producing well-received television documentaries and documentary miniseries on diverse subjects. His industry recognitions a 1986 nomination, Academy Award for Documentary Feature: The Statue of Liberty, a 1995 Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Series: Baseball, a 2010 Emmy Award for Outstanding Non-fiction Series: The National Parks: America’s Best Idea. Burns has also received 20 honorary degrees. The Civil War has received over 40 major film and television awards, including two Emmy Awards, two Grammy Awards Producer of The Year Award from The Producers Guild of America, a people’s Choice Award, a Peabody Award, a Dupont-Columbia Award. W. Griffith Award, and the $50’000 Lincoln Prize. He was lauded for His 2017 documentary The Vietnam War. There is a Ken Burns Wing at Hampshire College Jerome Libeling Center for Film Photography and Video. In 2004 Burns was awarded the second ” for his services. Roger Honcho Award for the Greatest Public Service by a Private Citizen is an annual award given by the Jefferson Awards. Burns received the John Steinbeck Award In 2013.

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Published: 19/08/2022
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Jul 29, 1953
Male
16093
Film Director, Cinematographer, TV Producer, TV Director, Screenwriter, Film Producer, Actor, Music Director, Author
United States of America

Present Rank:

16093

Historical Rank:

19307

Date of Birth:

Jul 29, 1953

Date of Death:

Age:

69

Profession:

Film Director, Cinematographer, TV Producer, TV Director, Screenwriter, Film Producer, Actor, Music Director, Author

Nationality:

United States of America

Gender:

Male

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