|Celebrated Name:||Joe Russo|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Joseph Russo|
|Age:||50 years old|
|Birth Date:||18 July 1971|
|Birth Place:||Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Joe Russo Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, and Editor.|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$12 Million|
|Last Updated:||December 2021|
Joe Russo is a popular American film and TV director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and editor. Professionally, he works with his elder brother, Anthony Russo, and they are collectively known as the Russo brothers. With his brother, he is most well-known for directing mega-blockbusters movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe such as “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” (2014), “Captain America: Civil War” (2016), “Avengers: Infinity War” (2018), and “Avengers: Endgame” (2019). Russo brothers have been the recipient of an Emmy Award for their work on the comedy series “Arrested Development.”
Maybe you know about Joe Russo very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Joe Russo’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Joe Russo, whose full name is Joseph Russo was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the U.S. on 18th of July 1971 to parents, Patricia and Basil Russo. He has an elder brother, Anthony Russo, who was born on 3rd February 1970 in Cleveland as well. Their father is an attorney by profession. When it comes to Joe’s education, he has attended Benedictine High School and is a successful graduate of the University of Iowa as well, where he majored in English and writing, He has also attended Case Western Reserve University, where he studied acting.
Joe Russo is currently single, and there’s no information available about his past relationships as well.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 18 July 1971, Joe Russo is 50 years old as of today’s date 14th December 2021. His height is 1.70 M tall, and his weight is around 70 Kg.
While still being students at Case Western Reserve University, the Russo brothers began directing, writing, and producing their first feature “Pieces.” They were able to finance their film with the use of student loans and credit cards. “Pieces” was shown at Slamdance Film Festival, where popular American film producer and filmmaker Steven Soderbergh was in attendance. Impressed with their work, he approached them and offered to produce their next film.
As a result, the Russo brothers directed “Welcome to Collinwood” with Steven Soderbergh and George Clooney, serving as the producer. They directed the first episode of the American television sitcom “Arrested Development” for which they received an Emmy Award. In 2006, they directed the comedy film “You, Me and Dupree,” which earned $130.4 Million against a budget of $54 Million. They had served as the executive producers and directors on the first several seasons of the TV series, “Community” and “Happy Endings.”
After that, they moved to direct films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which would bring them international acclaim and recognition. They directed the second film in the Captain America movie series of the MCU, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” (2014). They directed the third Captain America film, “Captain America: Civil War,” which was released on the 6th of May 2016.
They directed “Avengers: Infinity War” (2018), which became the first superhero movie to gross upwards of $2 Billion at the box office, even surpassing the amazing success of their earlier two films. Their upcoming projects include the Netflix animated series based on “Magic: The Gathering” trading card game and a spy series called Citadel for Amazon Prime.
Awards & Achievements
Here is a list covering some of the Awards and Achievements earned by Joe Russo:
- Russo brothers directed “Avengers: Infinity War” (2018), which is the first superhero movie to gross upwards of $2 Billion at the box office.
- They had received an Emmy Award for their work on the pilot episode of the TV series “Arrested Development.”
- Joe Russo was the winner of the Best Actor Award in 1997 at AFI Fest for his work in the film “Pieces.”
Net Worth & Salary of Joe Russo in 2021
As of December 2021, Joe Russo has gathered a net worth of $12 Million. He has gathered most of his earnings from his career as a director. Along with his brother, he has directed movies and TV series like “Welcome to Collinwood,” “Community,” and “You, Me and Dupree.” The Russo brothers have also directed “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” (2014), “Captain America: Civil War”(2016), and“Avengers: Infinity War” (2018), which became the first superhero movie to gross upwards of $2 Billion at the box-office.
Joe Russo is one of the most exciting directors today. Along with his brother, the moments and memories he has created for the fans of the superhero movies are second to none. Here’s wishing him the best of luck for all his future endeavors and hope he keeps giving us amazing movies as he has always done.