F. Gary Gray Net Worth

F. Gary Gray Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Felix Gary Gray net worth is
$10 Million

Felix Gary Gray Wiki Biography

Felix Gary Gray is a New York-born American filmmaker, a director, producer as well as an occasional actor who is best known for directing successful movies like “Straight Outta Compton” and “Friday” among others. Born on 17 July, 1969, Gary is of African American descent and has been active in his profession since 1989.

One of the successful directors in Hollywood, one may wonder how rich Gary is at the present? As estimated by sources, Gary enjoys his net worth at an amount of $10 million in early 2016. Needless to say, his involvement in the field of entertainment for the past 35 years has been the most significant in adding to his riches and making him a multi-millionaire. He has directed several Hollywood movies and music videos which have definitely earned well for Gary over the years.


F. Gary Gray Net Worth $10 Million

New York-raised Gary started his career when he was only 20 years old with an uncredited role in the movie “Major League”. Later, he went on to direct music videos for artists like Ice Cube, Cypress Hill, Dr. Dre, Rick Ross and others as he made his way into directing Hollywood movies.; his first was the urban comedy movie “Friday” which starred actors like Ice Cube and Chris Tucker. Eventually, Gary became more and more prominent in Hollywood and directed movies including “Set It Off”, “Law Abiding Citizen”, “A Man Apart”, “Fast 8”, “Ryan Caulfield: Year One” and several more. All of these projects have obviously added to Gary’s riches over time.

During his career, Gary has worked with several famous artists, including the Academy Award winning actor Kevin Spacey and Academy Award nominee Samuel L. Jackson in the movie “The Negotiator”. Gary is also noted for directing the commercially successful movie “The Italian Job”, which stars Academy Award winning actress Charlize Theron and Mark Wahlberg, an Oscar nominated actor. Gary’s most recent direction was in the commercially successful movie “Straight Outta Compton” which documented the biographical events of the rap group N. W. A. Most recently, he was selected as the director of the 8th movie of the “Fast And Furious” series.

Given his contribution in the film industry, Gary has been rewarded with numerous reputable awards and recognitions, which include the Best Director award at the 1998 Acapulco Film Festival, Best Director award at the 2004 Black American Film Festival and many more. Gary was also honored with the 2004 Special Achievement award by the African American Film Critics Association, and with the Pioneer Director award in 2010 at the Pan-American Film and Arts Festival. Of course, all of these achievements have not only helped Gary have a prominent and successful career in Hollywood as a filmmaker, but have also managed to help him earn millions of dollars for him every single year.

Although Gary likes to keep his personal information private, we do know for sure that he enjoys his career as one of the most successful Hollywood film director while his present net worth of $10 million caters to his daily life.

Full NameF. Gary Gray
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 17, 1969
DiedApril 4, 2006, Brush Prairie, Washington, United States
Place Of BirthNew York City, New York, USA
Height5' 5" (1.65 m)
ProfessionMusic Video Director, Filmmaker, Actor, Producer
EducationLos Angeles City College
SpouseFrédéric Prinz von Anhalt (m. 1986)
ChildrenCindy Jean Gray, Kimberly Ann Gray, April Lyn Gray, Carrie Elizabeth Gray
AwardsProducers Guild of America Award for Best Theatrical Motion Picture, The Ivan Dixon Award of Achievement, Pioneer Director award from the Pan-African Film and Arts Festival (2010), Artist Empowerment Award (2004), Special Achievement Award (2004)
NominationsProducers Guild of America Award for Best Theatrical Motion Picture, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Video Director of the Year, Black Movie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Directing, Producers Guild of America Award for Best Theatrica...
MoviesStraight Outta Compton (2015), Fast (2017), The Italian Job (2003), Law Abiding Citizen (2009), “Major League”, “Set It Off”, “Law Abiding Citizen”, “A Man Apart”, “Fast 8”, “Ryan Caulfield: Year One”
TV ShowsRyan Caulfield: Year One
1I don't have a typical filmmaker background. I didn't grow up with a super eight camera or a video camera. I didn't start cutting movies when I was four or five. I actually didn't really start to get into the research of film until I was much older. I decided I wanted to direct a lot earlier than I started to do the research, which is really strange, but it is the case.
1Casablanca (1942), Sweet Smell of Success (1957), La Dolce Vita (1960), The Godfather: Part II (1974) and On the Waterfront (1954) are some of his favorite films.
2At the 1995 MTV Music Video Awards, he won Best Video of the Year for Directing the TLC's "Waterfalls" video.


The Fate of the Furious2017post-production
Straight Outta Compton2015
Law Abiding Citizen2009
Enemies2006TV Series 1 episode
Be Cool2005
Cypress Hill: The Ultimate Video Collection2004Video segment "I Ain't Goin' Out Like That"
OutKast: The Videos2003Video videos "Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik", "Ms. Jackson"
R. Kelly: The R. in R&B - The Video Collection2003Video video "If I Could Turn Back the Hands of Time"
The Italian Job2003
A Man Apart2003
Ice Cube: The Videos, Volume 12003Video video "It Was a Good Day"
R. Kelly: - The Videos2001Video documentary video "If I Could Turn Back the Hands of Time"
Babyface: A Collection of Hit Videos2001Video video "How Come, How Long"
Cypress Hill: Still Smokin'2001Video documentary videos "I Ain't Goin' Out Like That", "When The Ship Goes Down"
And Ya Don't Stop: Hip Hop's Greatest Videos, Vol. 12000Video video "It Was a Good Day"
Ryan Caulfield: Year One1999TV Series
The Negotiator1998
Set It Off1996
TLC: Crazy Video Cool1995Video segment "Waterfalls"
Murder Was the Case: The Movie1995Video short video "Natural Born Killaz"


Straight Outta Compton2015Greg Mack
Law Abiding Citizen2009Detective with Evidence Bag (uncredited)
Be Cool: Close-Up - The Rock2005Video short
Set It Off1996Guy Driving Low Rider (uncredited)
Friday1995Black Man at Store
Crack House1989Gray (as Gary Gray)
Major League1989Extra (uncredited)


Straight Outta Compton2015producer
The Sea of Trees2015producer
Be Cool2005executive producer
A Man Apart2003executive producer
Ryan Caulfield: Year One1999TV Series executive producer
Set It Off1996executive producer


Shot Caller: From Videos to Features2002Video documentary short special thanks


Essence Ninth Annual Black Women in Hollywood2016TV MovieHimself
The 47th NAACP Image Awards2016TV MovieHimself
Made in Hollywood2015TV SeriesHimself
Law in Black and White: Behind the Scenes2010Video shortHimself
The Justice of 'Law Abiding Citizen'2010Video shortHimself
'Friday' Straight Up2009Video documentary shortHimself
MMA H.E.A.T.2009TV SeriesHimself
Setting It Straight: Making 'Set It Off'2009Video documentary shortHimself
All Shades of Fine: 25 Hottest Women of the Past 25 Years2005TV MovieHimself
Be Cool, Very Cool2005Video documentary shortHimself
Be Cool: Close-Up - André 30002005Video shortHimself
Be Cool: Close-Up - Cedric the Entertainer2005Video shortHimself
Be Cool: Close-Up - Christina Milian2005Video shortHimself
Be Cool: Close-Up - Dance Partners2005Video shortHimself
Reel Comedy2005TV SeriesHimself
Punk'd2004TV SeriesHimself
Biography2004TV Series documentaryHimself
High Octane: Stunts from 'The Italian Job'2003Video shortHimself
Pedal to the Metal: The Making of 'The Italian Job'2003Video shortHimself
Putting the Words to the Page for 'The Italian Job'2003Video shortHimself
The Italian Job: Driving School2003Video shortHimself
The Mighty Minis of 'The Italian Job'2003Video shortHimself
Acapulco Black Film Festival2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
Making the Video2000TV Series documentaryHimself
The Negotiator on Location: Why Chicago1998Video documentary shortHimself

Won Awards

2016AFI AwardAFI Awards, USAMovie of the YearStraight Outta Compton (2015)
2004Best DirectorAmerican Black Film FestivalThe Italian Job (2003)
2004Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsFilm: Best DirectorThe Italian Job (2003)
2003Special Achievement AwardAfrican-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)The Italian Job (2003)
1999Black Film AwardAcapulco Black Film FestivalBest DirectorThe Negotiator (1998)
1997Black Film AwardAcapulco Black Film FestivalBest DirectorSet It Off (1996)
1997Special Jury PrizeCognac Festival du Film PolicierSet It Off (1996)

Nominated Awards

2016Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Motion PictureStraight Outta Compton (2015)
2016Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Director, Motion PictureStraight Outta Compton (2015)
2016Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Theatrical)Straight Outta Compton (2015)
2016PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion PicturesStraight Outta Compton (2015)
2010Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Theatrical or Television)Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
2005BET Comedy AwardBET Comedy AwardsOutstanding Directing for a Theatrical FilmBe Cool (2005)
2005Black Movie AwardBlack Movie AwardsOutstanding Achievement in DirectingBe Cool (2005)

Known for movies

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