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Michael Ohoven was born on the 30th August 1974, in Düsseldorf, Germany, and is a film producer as well as the founder, owner and the CEO of Infinity Media, a film production company. Michael is best known for the movies such as “Frailty” (2001), “The Devil’s Rejects” (2005) as well as “Capote” (2005) which was honored with a prestigious Academy Award as well as Golden Globe and BAFTA Award among several others.
Have you ever wondered how much wealth this critically acclaimed producer has accumulated so far? How rich Michael Ohoven is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total of Michael Ohoven’s net worth, as of early 2017, exceeds the sum of $50 million, acquired primarily through his career in the moviemaking industry which has been active since 2000.
Michael Ohoven Net Worth $50 million
Michael comes from a wealthy family of Ute-Henriette who is a UNESCO Ambassador, and investment banker and philanthropist Mario Ohoven, a former Managing Director of Treuhand GmbH. Michael’s sister, Charia, is a model and an actress. Michael studied institutional investment and financing at his family’s investment bank – Commerzbank – but later transferred to the University of Cologne from where he graduated in business administration and economics. He began his professional career in the RTL Television’s International Corporate Affairs which provided the basis for his current impressive net worth.
After two and a half years, Ohoven abandoned his career in finance, and in 2000 he founded his own film production company Infiniti Media. Some of his first projects included the comedy movie “According to Spencer” (2001), Bill Paxton’s crime thriller “Frailty”, as well as “Liberty Stands Still”, a 2002 action drama with Wesley Snipes in the leading role. These engagements helped Michael to establish Infinity Media on the world’s movie map as well as to add a significant sum to his wealth.
Through the 2000s, Michael Ohoven produced several critically well-received movies and blockbusters, including “Evelyn” (2002) for which he was rewarded with Christopher Awards, “The Human Stain” (2003), “The Snow Walker” (2003), “Saved” (2004) as well as “The Final Cut” (2004), Rob Zombie’s “The Devil’s Rejects” (2005) and “Push” (2009). For producing “Capote”, the 2005 biographical drama about American journalist Truman Capote with Philip Seymour Hoffman in the title role, Ohoven was nominated for a prestigious Oscar as well as BAFTA, PGA and several other awards. Doubtlessly, all these achievements made a huge impact on the size of Michael Ohoven’s net worth.
In 2011, Ohoven produced the historical crime drama “Texas Killing Fields”, while in 2013 he was engaged in the horror movie “Shadow People”.
Apart from big screen movies, Michael has also produced several TV series, including “Siberia”, “Rica Famosa Latina”, and most recently “Insomnia”. For being one of the youngest Oscar-nominated producers ever, Michael Ohoven was proclaimed as one of Hollywood’s Most Prolific Producers by The Hollywood Reporter magazine in 2006. Doubtlessly, all these ventures have helped Ohoven to dramatically increase his wealth.
When it comes to his personal life, Michal has been married since 2009 to model and actress, the former Miss Puerto Rico Universe 1998, Joyce Giraud, with whom he has two children. With his family, Ohoven now resides in Los Angeles, California.