Dean Zanuck Net Worth

Dean Zanuck Net Worth 2024: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Dean Francis Zanuck net worth is
$20 Million

Dean Francis Zanuck Wiki Biography

Dean Francis Zanuck was born on 11th August 1972, in Los Angeles, California USA, and is a film producer, perhaps best known for the film “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” (2007). Zanuck is the grandson of the late renowned film producer Darryl F. Zanuck, who was one of the founders of the film studio 20th Century Fox. Dean has been working in the entertainment industry since 1995.

How much is the net worth of Dean Zanuck? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is over $20 million, as of the data presented in late 2017. Film production and inheritance are the major sources of Zanuck’s fortune.

Dean Zanuck Net Worth $20 Million

To begin with, the boy was raised in Los Angeles, by parents who were involved in the entertainment world; his mother was the actress Linda Melson Harrison, and his father was the film producer Richard D. Zanuck. After matriculation from Harvard Westlake School, he enrolled at the University of Colorado Boulder, from which he graduated in 1994.

Concerning his professional career, Zanuck debuted as a production executive with the film “Deep Impact” in 1998. Then, he worked in the same position on the film “Planet of the Apes” (2001) by Tim Burton. A year later, he launched the film production company Zanuck Independent to specifically produce independent films.

The same year, Dean produced the film “Reign of Fire” (2002) by Rob Bowman and “Road to Perdition” (2002) by Sam Mendes. In 2003, Dean again worked with the director Tim Burton and was listed as an executive producer of the fantasy comedy drama film “Big Fish” (2003). Then, he produced the film for television “Dead Lawyers” (2004), which was followed Tim Burton’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” (2005), with the latter grossing an impressive $475 million at the box office, which certainly helped boost Dean’s net worth.

However, probably the best known film produced by Zanuck is the award winning horror musical “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” (2007). As the executive producer, Dean then worked with the commercially successful comedy film “Yes Man” (2008) directed by Peyton Reed. Afterwards, he produced the drama film “Get Low” (2009) by Aaron Schneider and “The Zero Theorem” (2013) by Terry Gilliam. Most recently, Dean Zanuck produced the supernatural psychological thriller film “Voice from the Stone” (2017) directed by Eric Dennis Howell.

To conclude, all the above mentioned engagements have increased the total size of Dean Zanuck’s net worth.

Finally, in the personal life of the film producer, Dean has been married to real estate agent Marisa since 2002 – she is starring in the reality television series “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”. Dean and Marisa a son and a daughter, and the family resides in Beverly Hills, California. However, there are rumours about which suggests that Marissa is to initiate divorce proceedings.

Full NameDean Zanuck
Net Worth$20 Million
Date Of BirthAugust 11, 1972
Place Of BirthLos Angeles, California, United States
ProfessionExecutive producer, film producer
EducationHarvard Westlake School, University of Colorado Boulder
SpouseMarisa Zanuck (m. 2002-2016)
ChildrenJack Zanuck, Darryl Zanuck
ParentsRichard D. Zanuck, Linda Melson Harrison
SiblingsHarrison Zanuck, Janet Beverly Zanuck Davidson, Virginia Lorraine Zanuck, Laura Gentle
NicknamesDean Francis Zanuck
AwardsIndependent Spirit Award for Best First Feature
NominationsProducers Guild of America Award for Best Theatrical Motion Picture
Movies“Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” (2007), “Deep Impact” (1998), “Planet of the Apes” (2001), “Reign of Fire” (2002), “Road to Perdition” (2002), “Big Fish” (2003), “Dead Lawyers” (2004), “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” (2005)
TV Shows“The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”, “Dead Lawyers” (2004)
1Stepson of Lili Fini Zanuck.
2Nephew of Darrilyn Zanuck DePineda.
3His wife, Marisa, is a salesperson at Rick Hilton's real estate firm Hilton & Hyland.
4Younger brother of Harrison Zanuck.
5Son of Linda Harrison and Richard D. Zanuck
6Grandson of Darryl F. Zanuck


Voice from the Stone2017producer completed
The Zero Theorem2013producer
Tontine2010Video producer
Get Low2009producer
Dead Lawyers2004TV Movie executive producer
Road to Perdition2002producer
Reign of Fire2002co-producer


Yes Man2008production executive
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street2007production executive
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory2005production executive
Big Fish2003production executive
Planet of the Apes2001production executive
Deep Impact1998production executive
Mulholland Falls1996production office assistant
Wild Bill1995production assistant
Apollo 131995office production assistant


Love and the Line2016Short special thanks
Don't Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck2013Documentary special thanks


Don't Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck2013DocumentaryHimself - Interviewee
The 2011 Independent Spirit Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
The Rotten Tomatoes Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2010TV SeriesHimself
HBO First Look2002TV Series documentaryHimself
The Making of 'Road to Perdition'2002TV Short documentaryHimself

Won Awards

2011Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest First FeatureGet Low (2009)

Nominated Awards

2003PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion PicturesRoad to Perdition (2002)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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