Ang Lee Net Worth and Biography

Ang Lee net worth: Ang Lee is a Taiwanese director and filmmaker who has a net worth of $32 million. Regardless of his net worth, a successful career like the one Ang Lee has is something many directors strive for.

Net Worth: $32 million
Birth Date:
Oct 23, 1954
Last Updated:
September 2019
Ang Lee Net Worth

Ang Lee Net Worth

Ang Lee has a net worth of $32 million. He is one of the greatest movie directors of his time. Thanks to his impressive run of success in the Hollywood movie industry, he became one of the richest Asian directors in the world. 

During the start of his career, Ang enjoyed a stable stream of revenue from the Taiwanese movie industry. The majority of his net worth does come from his successful international movie career.

Ang resides in a luxurious mansion in the upmarket Larchmont area of New York City and prefers to devote most of his spare time to his family. 

He also supports charities and a few philanthropic causes. He spend a lot of time raising funds for actor Jet Li’s charitable organization, “One Foundation”. Lee is a supporter of universal human rights and has given a speech at the Human Rights Campaign Gala organized in 2007.

Ang Lee Biography and Career

Ang Lee was born in Tawain on October 23th, 195. He is a film director from Taiwan but nowadays he makes Hollywood movies. Many of his films highlight the struggle between tradition and modernization.

Taiwanese films made after the 1990s often have a theme that is reflected in tragic historical realism. His films are a break with this genre because they often have a light-hearted tone.

In 2001 he won an Academy Award for best foreign film with Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. With his film Brokeback Mountain he won an Oscar for best director in 2006. The same film won extra prices in the categories ”best edited script” and ”best soundtrack”. In 2013, Ang Lee won the prize as best director again for his movie Life of Pi. Lee also won a Golden Globe three times and a BAFTA four times in his career. At the Berlin and Venice film festivals, the filmmaker won several prestigious prizes, namely twice the Golden Bear and twice the Golden Lion.

Quotes of Ang Lee

”Sometimes, you have to get angry to get things done.” – Ang Lee, about getting angry.

”I think great romance needs great obstacles and textures.” – Ang Lee, about romance.

”I think people are universal.” – Ang Lee, about people.