Dean Devlin Net Worth

Dean Devlin Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Dean Devlin net worth is
$15 Million

Dean Devlin Wiki Biography

Dean Devlin was born on the 27th August 1962 in New York City, USA, of Jewish descent through his father, and Filipino origin through his mother, and is an actor, producer and screenwriter. Recently, Devlin has debuted as a director too. He began his acting career in several television series before moving to the cinema, and then turned to the role of film producer and screenwriter. He is best known for collaboration with the director Roland Emmerich. Devlin has been active in the entertainment industry since 1980.

How much is the net worth of Dean Devlin? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $15 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2017. Films are the major sources of Devlin modest fortune.

Dean Devlin Net Worth $15 Million

To begin with, he was raised in New York City by his mother Pilar Seurat, who was an actress, and his father, Don Devlin who was a film maker, actor, producer and writer.

Dean Devlin began his career in the film business at the beginning of the 1980s, playing mainly support roles in single episodes of differing television series such as “Happy Days” (1983) and others. In 1985, he took a role in the film “What a Genius”, and later portrayed Jow Fledermaus in the film “Martians Go Home” (1989) by David Odell, and Tyler in “Moon 44” (1990) by Roland Emmerich. His collaboration with the director Roland Emmerich intensified when Devlin made his debut as a screenwriter in the military science fiction film “Universal Soldier” (1992) directed by Emmerich; this film meant the breakthrough in Hollywood for both of them. Their next joint film was the science fiction adventure film “Stargate” (1994) on which Devlin also worked as a producer and screenwriter. With the following films “Independence Day” (1996) as well as “Godzilla” (1998), the collaboration was repeat, as, Devlin wrote the screenplay and was the producer. Both of the films were commercially successful, as well as receiving critical acclaim.

In the year 2000, the epic historical fiction film “The Patriot” was created this time with Dean the producer. Afterwards, Devlin worked as a producer with other directors, on “Eight Legged Freaks” (2002) directed by Ellory Elkayem, “Cellular” (2004) by David R. Ellis and “Flyboys” (2006) by Tony Bill. In 2016, Devlin again worked with Roland Emmerich writing the screenplay as well as producing the science fiction film “Independence Day: Resurgence” which was a box office hit grossing $389.7 million. More, the film won the Jupiter Award as the Best International Film.

In 2017, Dean Devlin debuted as a director of the disaster comedy film “Geostorm”, and was also the screenwriter and the producer of the film. Overall, all the above mentioned engagements have added sums to the overall size of Devlin net worth.

Finally, in the personal life of Dean Devlin, he has been married to the actress Lisa Brenner since 2003, and they have two daughters.

Full NameDean Devlin
Net Worth$15 Million
Date Of BirthAugust 27, 1962
Place Of BirthNew York City, New York, USA
ProfessionScreenwriter, producer, television director, actor
EducationUniversity of Southern California
SpouseLisa Brenner (m. 2003)
ParentsPilar Seurat, Don Devlin
AwardsGeorge Pal Memorial Award (1998, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films), Sci-Fi Universe Magazine - Best Writing for a Genre Motion Picture (1996), Stinkers Bad Movie Awards (1998)
NominationsHugo Awards, Online Film & Television Association Awards, Golden Raspberry Awards
Movies“What a Genius” (1985), “Martians Go Home” (1989), “Moon 44” (1990), “Universal Soldier” (1992), “Stargate” (1994), “Independence Day” (1996), “Godzilla” (1998), “Geostorm” (2017), “Bad Samaritan” (2018)
TV Shows“Leverage” (2008-2012), “The Triangle” (2005), “The Librarian: Quest for the Spear” (2004), “The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines” (2006)
1[on Mel Gibson's drinking problems and anti-Semitic remarks]: The day this happened, my wife had gotten this long letter from Mel full of congratulations and talking about the joys of being a parent. She's Jewish. I'm Jewish. If Mel is an anti-Semite, then he spends a lot of time with us, which makes no sense. But he is an alcoholic and, while that makes no excuse for what he said, because there is no excuse, I believe it was the disease speaking, not the man.
2It was a total revelation to me" - talking of the experience of seeing Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
1Attended high school with Kevin Spacey.
2His voice and intonation sounds very similar to that of Barack Obama.
3Stepson of Don Cerveris.
4Son of Don Devlin and Pilar Seurat.
5Dean's mother, Pilar Seurat, had a supporting role in the Star Trek (1966) episode, Star Trek: Wolf in the Fold (1967), and she brought home a "phaser gun" souvenir for him. He was a young sci-fi fan.


Independence Day 32018producer announced
Solar Storm2018producer announced
Geostorm2017producer post-production
Bad Samaritanproducer pre-production
Stargateproducer announced
Independence Day: Resurgence2016producer
The Librarians2014-2015TV Series executive producer - 20 episodes
The Wannabe2015executive producer
God's Pocket2014executive producer - uncredited
Transit2013/Iexecutive producer
Leverage2008-2012TV Series executive producer - 73 episodes
Brain Trust2011TV Movie executive producer
The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice2008TV Movie executive producer
Blank Slate2008TV Movie executive producer
The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines2006TV Movie executive producer
Who Killed the Electric Car?2006Documentary executive producer
Talk to Me2006TV Series executive producer
The Triangle2005TV Mini-Series executive producer - 3 episodes
The Librarian: Quest for the Spear2004TV Movie executive producer
Eight Legged Freaks2002producer
Godzilla: The Series1998-2001TV Series executive producer - 40 episodes
The Patriot2000producer
The Visitor1997-1998TV Series executive producer - 13 episodes
Independence Day1996producer


Cellular2004Cab Driver (uncredited)
Independence Day1996Eagle 2 Pilot (voice, uncredited)
Total Exposure1991Adult Bookstore Manager
Moon 441990Tyler
Island Son1989-1990TV Series
Martians Go Home1989Joe Fledermaus
Generations1989TV SeriesChris Mendoza #1 (1989)
Hard Copy1987TV SeriesDavid Del Valle
L.A. Law1986TV SeriesJeffrey Sullivan
3:151986Gum chewer
Hardcastle and McCormick1985TV SeriesVictor Hernandez
North Beach and Rawhide1985TV MoviePedro Sanchez
Too Close for Comfort1985TV SeriesAlan Donnelly
Misfits of Science1985TV SeriesAngel
Real Genius1985Milton
This Is the Life1985TV SeriesGabriel Ortiz
City Limits1984Ernie
The Wild Life1984Liquor Store Clerk
Hill Street Blues1984TV SeriesHernando / Diablo Kid
Alice1983TV SeriesPizza Boy
Fame1983TV SeriesBrad
Happy Days1983TV SeriesMark
My Bodyguard1980Boy


Independence Day 32018characters announced
Independence Day: Resurgence2016based on characters created by / screenplay by / story by
Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning2012based on characters created by - uncredited
Universal Soldier: Regeneration2009based on characters created by
Leverage2008TV Series story - 1 episode
The Triangle2005TV Mini-Series story - 3 episodes
Universal Soldier: The Return1999characters
Godzilla1998/Iscreenplay / story
Stargate SG-11998TV Series excerpts - 1 episode
The VisitorTV Series 1 episode, 1997 creator - 2 episodes, 1997 story - 1 episode, 1997 teleplay - 1 episode, 1997 written by - 1 episode, 1997
Independence Day1996written by
Stargate1994written by
Universal Soldier1992screenplay


Bad Samaritanpre-production
The Librarians2014TV Series 2 episodes
Untitled Bounty Hunter Project2013TV Movie
Leverage2008-2012TV Series 16 episodes
Brain Trust2011TV Movie


Untitled Bounty Hunter Project2013TV Movie show runner
My Bodyguard1980production assistant

Assistant Director

Independence Day1996second unit director

Music Department

The Legend of Drona2008playback singer


Fender Bender2016thanks
Go Far: The Christopher Rush Story2015Documentary very special thanks
Kid Kulafu2015director would like to thank
Horace K482014with thanks
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show2014Documentary thanks
White Frog2012special thanks: Electric Entertainment
Becoming Santa2011Documentary special thanks
Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story2007Documentary special thanks
Where's Daddy!2006Short special thanks
Boo2005special thanks
The Force Is with Them: The Legacy of 'Star Wars'2004Video documentary short special thanks
Children of the Arcana2003Short special thanks


Independence Day: A Legacy Surging Forward2016Video documentary shortHimself
Stargate: History Made2009Video documentaryHimself
Jump-Starting the Future2006Video documentary shortHimself
Hot Docs2006TV SeriesHimself
Special Thanks to Roy London2005DocumentaryHimself
Dialing Up 'Cellular'2004Video documentary shortHimself
Guns, Genes & Fighting Machines: The Making of 'Universal Soldier'2004Video documentary shortHimself
The Force Is with Them: The Legacy of 'Star Wars'2004Video documentary shortHimself - Writer-Producer, 'Independence Day'
Biography2003TV Series documentaryHimself
My Life with Count Dracula2003DocumentaryHimself
The Blockbuster Imperative2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
True Patriots2000Video documentary shortHimself
Independence Day: Creating Reality2000Video documentary shortHimself
HBO First Look1996-2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Predators from Beyond Neptune1999Himself
Godzilla: On Assignment with Charles Caiman1998Video documentary shortHimself
Godzilla, King of the Monsters1998TV Movie documentaryInterviewee
Master of Desaster: Roland Emmerich - eine Hollywoodkarriere1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Directors1997TV Series documentaryHimself
To the Galaxy and Beyond with Mark Hamill1997TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Making of 'Independence Day'1996TV Short documentaryHimself
Independence Day: The ID4 Invasion1996TV Movie documentaryHimself
Movie Magic1995-1996TV Series documentaryHimself

Won Awards

1998George Pal Memorial AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
1996Universe Reader's Choice AwardSci-Fi Universe Magazine, USABest Writing for a Genre Motion PictureIndependence Day (1996)

Nominated Awards

1999Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst PictureGodzilla (1998)
1999Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst ScreenplayGodzilla (1998)
1997Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest WriterIndependence Day (1996)
1997HugoHugo AwardsBest Dramatic PresentationIndependence Day (1996)
1997OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror PictureIndependence Day (1996)
1997Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst Written Film Grossing Over $100 MillionIndependence Day (1996)
1995HugoHugo AwardsBest Dramatic PresentationStargate (1994)

Known for movies

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