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Abigail Edna Disney was born on the 24th January 1960, in Los Angeles, California, USA and is the daughter of Roy Edward Disney and Patricia Ann Dailey and the sister of Roy Patrick Disney. She is a philanthropist and filmmaker, film producer and an activist well known for documentary series on social subjects. Her filmography includes, among others, “Pray the Devil Back to Hell” (2008), “The Queen of Versailles” (2012), “The Invisible War” (2012) and “Hateship, Loveship” (2013). She has been active in the entertainment industry since 2006.

How much is the net worth of Abigail Disney? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of her wealth is as much as $500 million, as of the data given in the middle of 2017. Films are the major source of Abigail’s fortune.

Abigail Disney Net Worth $500 Million

To begin with, the girl was raised in North Hollywood, California. She earned a Bachelors degree at Yale, majored in English Literature at Stanford in which she earned a Master’s degree, as well as a gaining a Doctor of Philosophy degree at Columbia University.

Concerning her professional career, she entered the filmmaking industry after finishing her studies. At first, she produced a documentary “Pray the Devil Back to Hell” (2006) directed by Gini Reticker. The film won as the Best Documentary in the Tribeca Film Festival. Alongside the winner of Emmy Award, Gini Reticker, Abigail founded film production company Fork Films in 2007; in the aforementioned company, she served as the CEO, the CCO and the President.

In 2011, Disney produced another five part documentary entitled “Women, War & Peace”, which won a Television Academy Honor and the America Bar Association’s Silver Gavel Award, a Gracie Award and Overseas Press Club’s Edward R. Murrow Award. Additionally, Abigail was encouraged for using films to facilitate social change and given An Athena Film Festival Award. She also worked as an executive producer in the films “The Invisible War” (2012), “This is How I Roll” (2012), “Sexy Baby” (2012) and “Alias Ruby Blade” (2012) and other documentary films. It is worth mentioning the fact that Disney worked as an executive producer in the feature length documentary entitled “The Trials of Spring” (2015) directed by Gini Reticker, and the same year, she debuted as a director and screenwriter on the documentary film “The Armor of Light” (2015), which won the Galway Film Fleadh Award as the Best International Feature Documentary and the Special Award at the Traverse City Film Festival.

Finally, in the personal life of Abigail Disney, she has been married to the activist Pierre Norman Hauser since 8th October 1988; the two have four children.

What is more, Abigail Disney is well known as a community activist, and for philanthropic work. In 1991, Abigail alongside her husband launched The Daphne Foundation which helps those who live in poverty. In 2008, she created a non profit organization entitled Peace is Loud. Additionally, she participated in a number of charitable events inside the USA and outside, like in the Democtratic Republic of Congo.

Quick Facts

Birth date: January 24, 1960
Birth place: California, United States
Profession:Film Producer, Filmmaker, Television producer, Philanthropist, Screenwriter
Education:Yale University, Stanford University, Columbia University
Nationality:American
Spouse:Pierre Norman Hauser (m. 1988)
Children:Henry Hauser, Olivia Hauser, Charlotte Hauser, Eamon Hauser
Parents:Roy Edward Disney, Patricia Ann Dailey
Siblings:Tim Disney, Roy Patrick Disney, Susan Disney Lord
Awards:News & Documentary Emmy Awards - Best Documentary (2014), Documentary Award - Best International Feature Documentary (2015), Woman of the Year (2015 (2015), Women's Image Network Awards), Television Academy Honor, Founders Prize - Traverse City Film Festival (2015), America Bar Association's Silver Gavel Award, Gracie Award, Overseas Press Club's Edward R. Murrow Award
Nominations:News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism (2014), Video Source Award, Pare Lorentz Award (2008 (2008), International Documentary Association)
Movies:“Pray the Devil Back to Hell” (2008), “The Queen of Versailles” (2012), “The Invisible War” (2012), “Hateship, Loveship” (2013), “The Invisible War” (2012), “This is How I Roll” (2012), “Sexy Baby” (2012), “Alias Ruby Blade” (2012)
TV shows:“Pray the Devil Back to Hell” (2006 (2006), documentary), “Women, War & Peace”, “Shadow World” (2016), “Pray the Devil Back to Hell” (2008), “The Armor of Light” (2015), “Oil on Ice” (2004), Wave Goodbye to Dinosaurs (2017)
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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Documentary AwardGalway Film FleadhBest International Feature DocumentaryThe Armor of Light (2015)
2015Founders PrizeTraverse City Film FestivalSpecial AwardThe Armor of Light (2015)
2015Woman of the YearWomen's Image Network Awards
2014EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Investigative Journalism - Long FormIndependent Lens (1999)· Kirby Dick (director)
· Tanner King Barklow (producer)
· Amy Ziering (executive producer)
· Regina Kulik Scully (executive producer)
· Maria Cuomo Cole (executive producer)
· Sarah Johnson Redlich (executive producer)
· Jennifer Siebel Newsom (executive producer)
· Geralyn White Dreyfous (executive producer)
· Nicole Boxer (executive producer)
· Teddy Leifer (executive producer)
· Sally Jo Fifer (executive producer: ITVS)
· Lois Vossen (deputy executive producer)
2014EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsBest DocumentaryIndependent Lens (1999)· Kirby Dick (director)
· Tanner King Barklow (producer)
· Amy Ziering (producer)
· Regina Kulik Scully (executive producer)
· Maria Cuomo Cole (executive producer)
· Sarah E. Johnson (executive producer)
· Jennifer Siebel Newsom (executive producer)
· Geralyn White Dreyfous (executive producer)
· Nicole Boxer (executive producer)
· Teddy Leifer (executive producer)
· Sally Jo Fifer (executive producer: ITVS)
· Lois Vossen (deputy executive producer: Independent Lens)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Historical Programming - Long FormIndependent Lens (1999)· Sally Jo Fifer (executive producer)
· Julie Goldman (executive producer)
· Laura Poitras (executive producer)
· Gini Reticker (executive producer)
· Lois Vossen (executive producer)
· Katy Chevigny (producer)
· Johanna Hamilton (producer/director)
· Marilyn Ness (producer)
· Amy Shatsky-Gambrill (supervising producer: Independent Lens)
2015Bruce Sinofsky Prize for Documentary FeatureMontclair Film Festival (MFF)The Armor of Light (2015)
2008Video Source AwardInternational Documentary AssociationPray the Devil Back to Hell (2008)· Gini Reticker
2008Pare Lorentz AwardInternational Documentary AssociationPray the Devil Back to Hell (2008)· Gini Reticker


Filmography

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lovesong2016co-executive producer post-production
The Trials of Spring2015Documentary executive producer completed
Tocando la Luz2015Documentary executive producer completed
Drawing the Tiger2015Documentary executive producer completed
Split2016/IIco-producer
P.O.V.2015TV Series documentary executive producer - 1 episode
The Babushkas of Chernobyl2015Documentary co-executive producer
Independent LensTV Series documentary executive producer - 1 episode, 2015 co-executive producer - 1 episode, 2012
The Armor of Light2015Documentary executive producer
From This Day Forward2015Documentary executive producer
The Mask You Live In2015Documentary executive producer
Hot Girls Wanted2015Documentary executive producer
She's Beautiful When She's Angry2014Documentary co-producer
Out in the Night2014Documentary executive producer
19712014Documentary executive producer
Vessel2014/IIDocumentary executive producer
Food Chains2014Documentary executive producer
Land Ho!2014co-executive producer
Seeds of Time2013Documentary executive producer - as Abigail E. Disney
Hateship Loveship2013executive producer
The Only Real Game2013Documentary executive producer
Small Small Thing2013Documentary associate producer
Open Heart2013Documentary co-executive producer
Citizen Koch2013Documentary co-executive producer
Alias Ruby Blade2012Documentary executive producer
The Iran Job2012Documentary executive producer
Sexy Baby2012Documentary executive producer
This Is How I Roll2012Documentary executive producer
The Invisible War2012Documentary executive producer
The Queen of Versailles2012Documentary co-executive producer
Women, War & Peace2011TV Series story producer - 5 episodes
Lemon2011/IDocumentary co-executive producer
Sun Come Up2011Documentary short executive producer
Mothers of Bedford2011Documentary executive producer
Return2011executive producer
Hell and Back Again2011Documentary co-executive producer: Fork Films
Lost Bohemia2010Documentary executive producer: fork films
!Women Art Revolution2010Documentary co-executive producer
Sons of Perdition2010Documentary executive producer
Secrets of the Tribe2010Documentary executive producer: Fork Films
Family Affair2010Documentary executive producer
Playground2009Documentary executive producer
Children of Invention2009co-executive producer
Sergio2009Documentary co-executive producer
Pray the Devil Back to Hell2008Documentary producer - as Abigail E. Disney

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Armor of Light2015Documentary writer
Women, War & Peace2011TV Series 1 episode

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Armor of Light2015Documentary

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dukhtar2014very special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ensoulment2014/IDocumentaryHerself
The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell2012TV SeriesHerself
Democracy Now!2011TV SeriesHerself

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