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Kenneth Lonergan Net Worth

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Kenneth Lonergan net worth is
$13 Million

Kenneth Lonergan Wiki/Biography

Kenneth Lonergan, born on the 16th of October 1962, of Irish descent through his father, and Jewish through his mother, and is an American director, screenwriter and playwright, who became known through his award-winning films including “Gangs of New York”, “You Can Count On me”, and most recently “Manchester by the Sea.”

So how much is Lonergan’s net worth? As of early 2018, based on authoritative sources it is reported to be over $13 million, acquired from his years working on stage productions and film.

Kenneth Lonergan Net Worth $13 Million

Lonergan was born in The Bronx, New York City, to a physician father and psychiatrist mother who divorced when he was five, he has one brother with his parents and gained three stepsiblings when his mother remarried, plus his mother and stepfather had a child and adopted another.

Lonergan went to Walden School high school, known to have one of the strongest drama programs in Manhattan before it was closed. He later on went to Wesleyan University to train as a director and playwright, and also graduated from New York University’s Playwright Program.

Lonergan’s career started as early as 18 when the play that he wrote – “The Rennings Children” -was selected during the Young Playwright’s Festival in 1982 while he was still an undergraduate.

After finishing his education, Lonergan worked briefly as an industrial show writer, and a speechwriter, with with various companies including the Environmental Protection Agency, Fujifilm, and Weight Watchers. His early years as a writer helped start his career and also his net worth.

In the early ‘90s Lonergan went back to writing plays, and in 1993 wrote “Betrayal by Everyone”, but it was in 1996 that his play “This Is Our Youth” became a theatrical success, and was even nominated for Best Play at the “Drama Desk Award.” It was followed by “The Waverly Gallery” which was also nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Other plays that he wrote include “Lobby Hero” in 2001, “True to You” in 2004, and “The Starry Messenger” in 2009 to name a few. His thriving career writing plays helped establish him as a writer, and also helped his wealth.

In 1994 Lonergan also entered the world of film and television, writing an episode for the series “Doug”. After writing for the film “Analyze This” in 1999, he was also eventually asked to write for “The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle” in 2000, adding to his net worth.

Lonergan’s breakthrough in film came in 2000, after he directed his own screenplay “You Can Count On Me”, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, and won countless awards including the Grand Jury Prize for Drama at the Sundance Film Festival, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Screenplay, and Independent Spirit Award for Best Screenplay among others.

After the success of “You Can Count On Me”, Lonergan also co-wrote for “Gangs of New York” – the film’s screenplay was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, the BAFTA and the Writers Guild of America. “Margaret” a movie he directed and wrote also became known as one of his most notable films.

Today, Lonergan is still one of the most sought-after writers and directors after 36 years in the business. His most recent work “Manchester by the Sea”, a film he wrote and directed, also became a critical success.

In terms of his personal life, Lonergan has been married to actress J. Smith-Cameron since 2000, and together they have a daughter named Nellie.


Net Worth$13 Million
Date Of BirthOctober 16, 1962
Place Of BirthThe Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Height5' 8" (1.73 m)
ProfessionFilm director, playwright, screenwriter, speechwriter
EducationWalden School, New York University, Wesleyan University
NationalityAmerican
SpouseJ. Smith-Cameron (m. 2000)
ChildrenNellie Lonergan
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/hashtag/kennethlonergan?lang=en
IMDBwww.imdb.com/name/nm0518836
AwardsAcademy Award for Best Screenplay, NBR Award for Best Original Screenplay (2016) ,NSFC Award for Best Screenplay (2000, 2016), NYFCC Award for Best Screenplay (2000, 2016), Satellite Award for Best Director (2016), Sundance 2000 Grand Jury Prize, Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award, BAFTA Award for Best ...
AlbumsThis Is Our Youth (1996), The Waverly Gallery (1999), Lobby Hero (2002)
NominationsDrama Desk Award for Best Play (1996), Pulitzer Prize for Drama (2000), Olivier Award for Best Play (2001)
MoviesManchester by the Sea (2016), Margaret (2011), Analyze That (2002), Gangs of New York (2002), You Can Count on Me (2000), Analyze This (1999), The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle (2000)
TV ShowsHowards End (BBC/Starz miniseries, 2017), Off Camera with Sam Jones (2017), Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter (2017), The 74th Golden Globe Awards (2017), The Broadway.com Show (2014)
#Fact
1Did an uncredited rewrite of Fool's Gold (2008).
2Wrote an early draft of Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014) without credit.
3He is of Ashkenazi Jewish (mother) and Irish (father) descent.
4Directed one Oscar nominated performance: Laura Linney in You Can Count on Me (2000).
5His play, "Lobby Hero" at the Redtwist Theatre in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for the 2011 Non-Equity Joseph Jefferson Award for Production of a Play.
6Nominated for the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the play "The Waverly Gallery".
7Earned an M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing for New York University's Tish School of Arts.
8His comedy, Lobby Hero, was performed at the Donmar Warehouse and New Ambassador's Theatre, was nominated for a 2003 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best New Comedy of 2002.
9Cousin of actress/production manager Chantal Lonergan and production manager Valerie Lonergan'.

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Howards End2017TV Mini-Series 2013, 2014 pre-production
Manchester by the Sea2016written by
Margaret2011/Iwritten by
Gangs of New York2002screenplay
Analyze That2002characters
The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle2000written by
You Can Count on Me2000written by
Analyze This1999screenplay / story
Doug1993TV Series 1 episode

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Manchester by the Sea2016Manchester Pedestrian
Margaret2011/IKarl
Marie and Bruce2004Herb
You Can Count on Me2000Ron

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Manchester by the Sea2016
Margaret2011/I
You Can Count on Me2000

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
I'm Still Here2010/Ispecial thanks
Two in the Morning1997Short special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hollywood Film Awards2016VideoHimself
The Broadway.com Show2014TV SeriesHimself
You Can Count on Me: A Look Inside2001Video documentary shortWriter / Director
The 2001 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards2001TV SpecialHimself
Charlie Rose2000TV SeriesHimself - Guest

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2016Hollywood Film AwardHollywood Film AwardsScreenwriter of the YearManchester by the Sea (2016)
2012COFCA AwardCentral Ohio Film Critics AssociationBest Overlooked FilmMargaret (2011)
2012Founders PrizeTraverse City Film FestivalSpecial MentionMargaret (2011)
2011VVFP AwardVillage Voice Film PollBest ScreenplayMargaret (2011)
2006Tribeca Film Institute/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Script Development ProgramTribeca Film FestivalScreenplay: "The Starry Messenger"
2001Russell Smith AwardDallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association AwardsYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2001Humanitas PrizeHumanitas PrizeFeature Film CategoryYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2001Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest First FeatureYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2001Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest ScreenplayYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2001NSFC AwardNational Society of Film Critics Awards, USABest ScreenplayYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2001OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest First FeatureYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2001Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Screenplay, OriginalYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2001WGA Award (Screen)Writers Guild of America, USABest Screenplay Written Directly for the ScreenYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2000New Directions AwardAFI FestYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2000Best New WriterAFI FestYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2000BSFC AwardBoston Society of Film Critics AwardsBest New FilmmakerYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2000Sutherland TrophyBritish Film Institute AwardsYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2000LAFCA AwardLos Angeles Film Critics Association AwardsBest ScreenplayYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2000Prize of the Ecumenical Jury - Special MentionMontréal World Film FestivalYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2000Special Achievement AwardNational Board of Review, USAYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2000NYFCC AwardNew York Film Critics Circle AwardsBest ScreenplayYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2000Grand Jury PrizeSundance Film FestivalDramaticYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2000Waldo Salt Screenwriting AwardSundance Film FestivalYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2000TFCA AwardToronto Film Critics Association AwardsBest ScreenplayYou Can Count on Me (2000)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2017Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest ScreenplayManchester by the Sea (2016)
2016Gotham Independent Film AwardGotham AwardsBest ScreenplayManchester by the Sea (2016)
2016Jaeger - LeCoultre Best Film AwardLisbon & Estoril Film FestivalBest FilmManchester by the Sea (2016)
2016BNL People's Choice AwardRome Film FestBest FilmManchester by the Sea (2016)
2016Bronze HorseStockholm Film FestivalBest FilmManchester by the Sea (2016)
2012ICS AwardInternational Cinephile Society AwardsBest Original ScreenplayMargaret (2011)
2012ALFS AwardLondon Critics Circle Film AwardsScreenwriter of the YearMargaret (2011)
2003OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Writing, Original ScreenplayGangs of New York (2002)
2003BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Screenplay - OriginalGangs of New York (2002)
2003EdgarEdgar Allan Poe AwardsBest Motion PictureGangs of New York (2002)
2003Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsOriginal ScreenplayGangs of New York (2002)
2003IOMAItalian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)Best Screenplay (Miglior sceneggiatura)Gangs of New York (2002)
2003WGA Award (Screen)Writers Guild of America, USABest Original ScreenplayGangs of New York (2002)
2002ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Original ScreenplayGangs of New York (2002)
2002BodilBodil AwardsBest American Film (Bedste amerikanske film)You Can Count on Me (2000)
2001OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the ScreenYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2001Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Screenplay - Motion PictureYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2001CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsBest ScreenplayYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2001Chlotrudis AwardChlotrudis AwardsBest Original ScreenplayYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2001OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the ScreenYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2001OFCS AwardOnline Film Critics Society AwardsBest ScreenplayYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2001PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Screenplay - OriginalYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2000ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Original ScreenplayYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2000Open Palm AwardGotham AwardsYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2000Grand Prix des AmériquesMontréal World Film FestivalYou Can Count on Me (2000)
2000Bronze HorseStockholm Film FestivalYou Can Count on Me (2000)

2nd Place Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2011BSFC AwardBoston Society of Film Critics AwardsBest ScreenplayMargaret (2011)
2011ICP AwardIndiewire Critics' PollBest ScreenplayMargaret (2011)

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