Joe Ranft Net Worth

Joe Ranft Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Joe Ranft net worth is
$5 Million

Joe Ranft Wiki Biography

Joseph Henry "Joe" Ranft was an American screenwriter, animator, storyboard artist, voice actor, and magician who worked for Pixar and Disney at Disney Animation and Disney Television Animation.

Full NameJoe Ranft
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthMarch 13, 1960, Pasadena, California, United States
DiedAugust 16, 2005, Mendocino County, California, United States
Place Of BirthPasadena
ProfessionAnimator, Screenwriter, Voice Actor, Storyboard Artist, Magician, Film director
EducationMonte Vista High School, California Institute of the Arts
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseSue Barry Ranft (m. 1985–2005)
ChildrenJordan Ranft, Sophia Ranft
SiblingsJerome Ranft
NicknamesJoseph Henry Ranft , Joseph Ranft , Joseph Henry "Joe" Ranft
AwardsAnnie Award for Best Storyboarding in an Animated Feature Production
NominationsAcademy Award for Best Original Screenplay, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program, Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation
MoviesCars, Finding Nemo, A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2, Toy Story, Monsters, Inc., The Incredibles, The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, The Brave Little Toaster, The Rescuers Down Under, Oliver & Company, Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins, Mater and the Ghostlight, The Brave Little Toaste...
1Brother of Jerome Ranft.
2The Pixar movie "Cars" was dedicated to him.
3Corpse Bride (2005), Cars (2006) and Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009) are all dedicated to his memory.
4Before the crash, he and the driver were on their way to the Mosaic Multicultural Foundation, a spiritual conference where successful businessmen mentor men who are trying to straighten out their lives.
5Studied animation at the California Institute of the Arts and began working as a story artist at Walt Disney Studios in 1980. Also provided animated voices on occasion.
6Death occurred when he was a passenger in a car that veered off the road and plunged 130 feet into the Pacific Ocean. The driver was also killed, and another passenger was hospitalized with moderate injuries.
7Father of Jordan Ranft and Sophia Ranft.


Cars Mater-National2007Video GameRed (voice)
Cars2006Red Jerry Recycled Batteries Peterbilt (voice)
The Incredibles2004Additional Voices (voice)
Extreme Skate Adventure2003Video GameWheezy (voice)
Finding Nemo2003Jacques (voice)
Finding Nemo2003Video GameJacques (voice)
Monsters, Inc.2001Ward (voice)
Monkeybone2001Streetsquash Rabbit (voice)
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins2000VideoWheezy (voice)
Toy Story 21999Video GameWheezy the Penguin (voice)
Toy Story 21999Wheezy the Penguin Heimlich (voice)
A Bug's Life1998Video GameHeimlich (voice)
A Bug's Life1998Heimlich (voice)
Toy Story1995Lenny the Binoculars (voice)
The Nightmare Before Christmas1993Igor (voice, uncredited)
The Brave Little Toaster1987Elmo St. Peters (voice)


Mater and the Ghostlight2006Video short original story
Cars2006original story by / screenplay by
A Bug's Life1998original story by
The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue1997Video additional characters
Toy Story1995original story by
The Lion King1994story
Beauty and the Beast1991story
The Rescuers Down Under1990animation screenplay by / story supervisor
Oliver & Company1988story
The Brave Little Toaster1987screen story by / screenplay by
Sport Goofy in Soccermania1987Short story
Fun with Mr. Future1982Short story


Mater and the Ghostlight2006Video short end credits designer
Monsters, Inc.2001additional story material
Toy Story 21999additional story material / story supervisor
A Bug's Life1998story supervisor
The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars1998Video creator of additional original characters
Toy Story1995story supervisor
Drop Dead Fred1991title designer
The Rescuers Down Under1990story supervisor
Hansel and Gretel1983TV Movie puppeteer

Art Department

Waking Sleeping Beauty2009Documentary caricaturist
Fantasia 20001999additional art: story
James and the Giant Peach1996storyboard supervisor
The Nightmare Before Christmas1993storyboard supervisor
Back to the Future1991TV Series storyboard artist - 1 episode
The Little Mermaid1989storyboard artist
Who Framed Roger Rabbit1988storysketch: animation
The Brave Little Toaster1987storyboard artist



Animation Department

Monsters, Inc.2001story artist


Corpse Bride2005executive producer


The Rescuers Down Under1990lyrics: "Home On The Range McLeach Version" - uncredited


Waking Sleeping Beauty2009Documentary in memory of
Cars2006in memory of
Corpse Bride2005in memory of
Disney's Animation Magic: Beauty and the Beast2002Video documentary short thanks
Mike's New Car2002Video short special thanks
The Emperor's New Groove2000thanks
For the Birds2000Short thanks
Geri's Game1997Short very special thanks
Winter1988Short thanks


The Pixar Story2007DocumentaryHimself
Toy Story: Filmmakers Reflect2005Video documentary shortHimself - Story Supervisor
Disney's Animation Magic: Beauty and the Beast2002Video documentary shortHimself - Story Department, 'Toy Story'
The Sweatbox2002DocumentaryHimself
The 71st Annual Academy Awards1999TV SpecialHeimlich - Co-Presenter: Best Animated Short Film (voice)
Troldspejlet1997TV SeriesHimself
The Making of Tim Burton's 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'1993Video documentary shortHimself - Storyboard Supervisor (as Joseph Ranft)

Archive Footage

The 78th Annual Academy Awards2006TV SpecialHimself - Memorial sequence

Won Awards

2016Winsor McCay AwardAnnie AwardsPosthumously.
2000AnnieAnnie AwardsOutstanding Individual Achievement for Storyboarding in an Animated Feature ProductionToy Story 2 (1999)
1995ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Original ScreenplayToy Story (1995)

Nominated Awards

1999AnnieAnnie AwardsOutstanding Individual Achievement for Writing in an Animated Feature ProductionA Bug's Life (1998)
1996OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the ScreenToy Story (1995)
1996HugoHugo AwardsBest Dramatic PresentationToy Story (1995)
1992HugoHugo AwardsBest Dramatic PresentationBeauty and the Beast (1991)
1988Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Animated ProgramThe Brave Little Toaster (1987)

2nd Place Awards

2006LAFCA AwardLos Angeles Film Critics Association AwardsBest AnimationCars (2006)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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