Francis Ford Coppola biography

Francis Ford Coppola Net Worth

$300 million

  • Real name / birth name Francis Coppola
  • Occupation producer, screenwriter, film director, actor
  • Source of Wealth television, movies
  • Country of wealth USA
  • Date of birth April 7, 1939
  • Age 83
  • Zodiac sign Aries
  • Birth place Detroit, Michigan, United States
Sources 2018 $300 million $250 million

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How Much is Francis Ford Coppola Worth?

We often want to learn some rules of success, which will lead us to wealth and fame. But always we know the answer in advance – to become a star, you should be born with it.

Francis Ford Coppola is the star of that caliber – he is ready to share his secrets of success, but to reach his level, you should be Ford Coppola.

The father of a modern filmmaker Sofia Coppola and the uncle of a great actor Nicolas Cage, Francis has earned more money than he can spend during his whole life. His net worth is estimated at $250 million.

He became rich immediately after the release of “The Godfather” in 1972. Then Francis and other young enthusiasts Marlon Brando, Al Pacino and Diane Keaton got their winning tickets.

Coppola is the screenwriter, director and actor of classical Hollywood hits, such as “Apocalypse Now”, “The Conversation” and “The Cotton Club”, featuring young Richard Gere.

Francis Ford Coppola Salary for Some of his Movies:

“The Godfather” in 1972 $175, 000
“The Godfather: Part II” in 1974 $1 million
“The Cotton Club” in 1984 $2, 5 million
“The Godfather: Part III” in 1990 $6 million

Alongside filmmaking, Francis Ford tried his hand in business and turned to be talented in this area too. He runs a film studio in San Francisco, named “American Zoetrope”, publishes a literary magazine, owns a winery and a hotel “Palazzo Margherita” in Italy, the night at which costs close to $450.

But in spite of the fact, that Coppola makes cash like a machine, first of all he is an artist. And he leads the life, typical for a person of art.


Francis Ford Coppola Bio and Career

Do you think, life would be easier, if you have a couple of millions on your account? But what does a multi-millionaire Francis Ford Coppola think about it?

In fact, the movie star Coppola leads quite simple lifestyle. He likes to spend his free time at home in the company of his wife Eleanor. The film director and actor relaxes, watching old movies and listening to old songs.

From his earliest years and till now, Coppola thinks, that happiness comes from your family, not from your business. In his early years he was extremely happy, when all his relatives – uncles and cousins – came to their house and had dinner together. They drank noble wine and he had apple juice – that was the pure happiness for him.

Of course, Francis Ford Coppola values material well-being too. In his young years he was incredibly anxious as for his career and always felt frustrated, when he read negative reviews of his films.

He has always felt responsible for supporting his children (the stellar filmmaker has three of them). Now, when his kids grew up, he is not too focused on his career anymore.


Coppola used to tell, that to create a successful movie, first of all you should find a location. Viewers value great pictures most of all, that’s why to find the great venue for the new screen project is a must have.

In his off screen life, Coppola is busy with creating great locations too. The owner of a beautiful hotel in Italy, he creates great homes for his family members too.

Coppola told in his interview, that as for houses he is very capricious and prefers to create them himself from top to bottom – starting from the location for the future residence and ending with its design.

He has several houses all over the world, but most part of his time the star spends in his mansion in Napa Valley, California. His winery is situated there too.

Coppola multi-layer mansion in Napa looks solemn and cozy at the same time. It can boast with numerous windows of rectangular shape, mansards under the roof and huge arc gates, through which the legendary film maker and his family members enter their personal cave.

The film maker Francis Ford Coppola seems to live a beautiful life now. And he has deserved that his small paradise!


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