Roland Emmerich Bio & Facts, Age, Height, Family, Career, Net worth, Social Media

Roland Emmerich
Roland Emmerich

Roland Emmerich Biography and wiki

Roland Emmerich is a German film director, screenwriter, and producer, widely known for his disaster films. He is a collector of art and an active campaigner for the LGBT community and is openly gay. Additionally, he is also a campaigner for awareness of global warming and human rights. 

Emmerich’s age and birthday

Roland Emmerich was born in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany on November 10, 1955.

Emmerich’s height and weight

He currently has a height of 1.7 m and weighs 70 kg.

Roland Emmerich  Educational background

In 1977, he began studying at the University of Television and Film Munich with the intention of studying to become a production designer. After watching Star Wars, he instead decided to enroll in the school’s film director program. Required to create a short film as his final thesis in 1981, he wrote and directed the full-length feature The Noah’s Ark Principle, which was screened as the opening film of the 34th Berlin International Film Festival in 1984.

Roland Emmerich Family

Emmerich was born in Stuttgart, West Germany, and grew up in the nearby town of Sindelfingen. In his youth, he traveled extensively throughout Europe and North America on vacations financed by his father, Hans, the wealthy founder of a garden machinery production company.

Roland Emmerich Spouse and children

Emmerich is a married man. He is married to Omar De Soto. They met in Los Angeles in 2009 and got married in 2017. He is openly gay, and a financial supporter of U.S. progressive politics.

Roland Emmerich
Roland Emmerich

Roland Emmerich Career

In his early career, in 1985, he founded Centropolis Film Productions (now Centropolis Entertainment). He partnered with his sister, producer Ute Emmerich, and directed his major film debut, a fantasy feature named Joey. He subsequently directed the 1987 comedy Hollywood Monster and the 1990 science-fiction film Moon 44.

Theatrically, these were only released in and nearby his native country, although Emmerich filmed them in English and went against conventional German styles in an attempt to appeal to a larger market. This subsequently resulted in Moon 44 being released direct-to-video in the U.S. in early 1991. Joey and Hollywood Monster eventually also saw home video releases in the U.S. (as Making Contact and Ghost Chase, respectively) once he achieved more prominence in America.

Roland Emmerich Net worth and salary

Roland is a director, film producer, and screenwriter who has an estimated net worth of $200 million.

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