How Much is Danny Elfman Worth?

Danny Elfman is an outstanding composer whose net worth is stated to be approximately $80 million. He was fortunate to receive a huge recognition and a massive amount of money from his profession. The reason for this, his astonishing composed scoring has become an integral part of many top-rated movies.

In his early years, he has traveled the world and discovered playing different instruments. Along with his brother, Richard, a stage actor, he moved to Paris and was actively involved in theatrical life. The turning point in his life was in 1972 when he created the new-wave band Oingo Boingo, which has become one of the most remarkable of its kind.

As of 1985, fate brings Danny and Tim Burton together. In such a way, Elfman composed a scoring for Pee-wee’s Big Adventure movie and paved the way for long-term collaboration with Burton. In the course of their fruitful work, were created such super successful pictures as Edward Scissorhands (1990), Big Fish (2003), Corpse Bride (2005), Alice in Wonderland (2010) and more.

In total, Danny took part in the creation of about 60 very large projects. Among them a worthy place is occupied by such acclaimed pictures as The Simpsons (1989– ), Batman: The Animated Series (1992-1995), Men in Black (1997), Good Will Hunting (1997), The Family Man (2000), Red Dragon (2002), Desperate Housewives (2004–2012), Silver Linings Playbook (2012) and more. Although Elfman has been nominated for Oscar for four times, he never received this treasured award. However, he holds other prizes like Grammy and Emmy and is also the sixth times’ owner of the Saturn Prize.