Tao Ruspoli Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Tao Ruspoli was born on 7 November 1975, in Bangkok, Thailand, of Austrian, American and Roman descent. He is a musician, photographer, and filmmaker, best known for his work in the independent film industry. He’s won numerous prizes over the course of his career, and all of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Tao Ruspoli? As of mid-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $9 million, earned through success in his numerous endeavors. He’s also made many documentaries, but is an accomplished flamenco guitar player too. As he continues his various endeavors, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.

Tao Ruspoli Net Worth $9 million

Tao is the son of actress Debra Berger and aristocrat Prince Alessandro Ruspoli; he was raised in Rome and Los Angeles. Later, he would attend the University of California, Berkeley where he would study philosophy.

Ruspoli first found popularity in his feature film entitled “Fix” – which became part of the 2008 Slamdance Film Festival – starring Olivia Wilde, Shawn Andrews and Megalyn Echikunwoke. The film would make it to the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, and would win the Heineken Red Star Award as the most innovative and progressive filmmaker. The film would also win an award at the Vail Film Festival, the 2008 Twin Rivers Media Festival, and the Brooklyn Film Festival. His net worth started to increase, and he then focused on making more documentaries which would earn popularity as well. One such projects is “Being in the World” which explores the work of Martin Heidegger and its real world implications.

Tao also made a documentary entitled “Just Say Know”, which is about his family’s drug addiction. He also does a lot of films about Flamenco which is one of his other passions. He created the feature-length documentary “Flamenco: A Personal Journey” which showcases how Gypsies in Spain live life with flamenco, and others including “El Cable” and “This Film Needs No Title: A Portrait of Raymond Smullyan” which is about the concert pianist and mathematician Raymond Smullyan. All contributed to his rising net worth.

Aside from his film work, Tao founded The Los Angeles Filmmakers Cooperative (LAFCO) from which he has created several films. He has also tried his hand at producing, helping create “Camjackers”. The film would win the best editing award at the 44th Ann Arbor Film Festival.

A few of his latest endeavors include playing flamenco, and working as a photographer, but he also continues to do film work from his base in Venice, Los Angeles. His net worth also continues to build over the years.

For his personal life, it is known that Tao married actress Olivia Wilde in 2003. Their marriage lasted until 2011 when Wilde filed for divorce, and it was finalized later in the year; the pair reached a private agreement on property division. Tao’s siblings include Bartolomeo dei Principi Ruspoli, and Francesco, 10th Prince of Cerveteri.

Quick Facts

Birth date: November 7, 1975
Birth place: Bangkok, Thailand
Profession:Musician, Film director, Photographer, Cinematographer, Film Producer, Film Editor, Actor
Education:University of California, Berkeley
Nationality:American
Spouse:Olivia Wilde (m. 2003–2011)
Parents:Alessandro Ruspoli, 9th Prince of Cerveteri, Debra Berger
Siblings:Bartolomeo Ruspoli, Théodore Alexandre Ruspoli, Francesco Ruspoli, 10th Prince of Cerveteri, Mathilda Mélusine Ruspoli Sister
Movies:Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary, Being in the World, Fix, Behind the Wheel
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1His father was the 9th Prince of Cerveteri (a papal title). His older half-brother Francesco Ruspoli is the 10th Prince.
2Married in Washington, Rappahannock County, Virginia.
3Son of Dado Ruspoli and Debra Berger.
4Brother of Bartolomeo Ruspoli
5Brother-in-law of Aileen Getty
6Ex-son-in-law of Andrew Cockburn and Leslie Cockburn.


Pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010Festival AwardVail Film FestivalBest DocumentaryBeing in the World (2010)
2008Grand ChameleonBrooklyn International Film FestivalFix (2008)
2008ChameleonBrooklyn International Film FestivalBest Narrative FeatureFix (2008)
2008Best of the FestivalHardAcre Film FestivalFix (2008)
2008Heineken Red Star AwardSanta Barbara International Film FestivalFix (2008)
2008Festival PrizeStrasbourg International Film FestivalBest of the FestFix (2008)
2008Festival PrizeTwin Rivers Media FestivalBest Feature FilmFix (2008)
2008Festival AwardVail Film FestivalBest FilmFix (2008)
2008Jury PrizeWoods Hole Film FestivalBest Feature - DramaFix (2008)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008Panavision Spirit Award for Independent CinemaSanta Barbara International Film FestivalFix (2008)
2008Free Spirit AwardWarsaw International Film FestivalFix (2008)


Filmography

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Monogamish2014Documentary post-production
Nothing Like This2012Short
Oh Shit with Oliver Stone & Ryan Hansen2011Short
Being in the World2010Documentary
Behind the Wheel2008Documentary
Fix2008/I
Flamenco: A Personal Journey2005Documentary
El Cable2004Video short
This Film Needs No Title: A Portrait of Raymond Smullyan2004Video short
Just Say Know2002Documentary short

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary2014Documentary producer
2012: Time for Change2010Documentary co-producer
American Casino2009Documentary associate producer
Behind the Wheel2008Documentary producer
Camjackers2006executive producer
Flamenco: A Personal Journey2005Documentary producer
El Cable2004Video short producer

Cinematographer

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary2014Documentary
Behind the Wheel2008Documentary
Fix2008/I
Flamenco: A Personal Journey2005Documentary
El Cable2004Video short
This Film Needs No Title: A Portrait of Raymond Smullyan2004Video short
Just Say Know2002Documentary short

Editor

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nothing Like This2012Short
Camjackers2006
El Cable2004Video short
This Film Needs No Title: A Portrait of Raymond Smullyan2004Video short
Just Say Know2002Documentary short

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fix2008/IMilo
Camjackers2006Whack Filmmaker #1

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Monogamish2014Documentary writer post-production
Fix2008/Istory

Art Department

Art Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bulworth1998art department assistant

Assistant Director

Assistant Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Savages2012second unit consultant: splinter unit

Camera Department

Camera Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tango1998camera apprentice - as Teo Rispoli

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jack1996production assistant

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Monogamish2014Documentary post-production
2008 Vail Film Festival Awards2008ShortHimself
Olivia Wilde and Tao Ruspoli at the 2008 Vail Film Festival2008Video shortHimself
Stars of the 2008 Vail Film Festival2008Video shortHimself

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