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Mel Brooks Biography

Mel Brooks
Mel Brooks
Full Name/Real Name: Mel Brooks
Age: 93 years
Birth Date: 28 June 1926
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 1.65 m
Weight: 57 kg
Nationality: American
Spouse: Anne Bancroft (m. 1964–2005), Florence Baum (m. 1953–1962)
Children: Max Brooks, Eddie Brooks, Nicky Brooks, Stephanie Brooks
Dating: N/A
Profession: Filmmaker, actor, comedian, and composer
Net Worth in 2020: $95 million

Mel Brooks is a legendary name in the American filmmaking and acting field. Brooks is popular for developing comedic parodies and film farces among the audience. He is considered as one of the greatest film directors of 1970s and created many memorable movies like High Anxiety, History of the World, The Producers, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Part I, and The Twelve Chairs among others.

But do you know how much is Mel Brooks’s net worth in 2020 and how old is he? If you do not know, we have prepared the following article in which you can find everything that interests you about Mel Brooks’s life and career. We have prepared this article for you not only about details of Mel Brooks’s career, professional life and personal life, but also about his net worth, age, height, weight and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

As of 2020, Mel Brooks has a net worth of $95 million.

Early Life & Biography:

This amazing artist was born on 28th June 1926 in the home of Kate Kaminsky and Max Kaminsky in the city of Brooklyn, New York. However, he has spent the majority of his childhood in Williamsburg. His family also has three older brothers named Bernie, Irving, and Lenny. When he was only two years old, his father died due to a kidney problem.

His classmates often teased brooks due to his small sized body. Mel has raised in the tenement housing. He studied in the Abraham Lincoln High School for only one year before moving to the Eastern District High School from where he gets graduated. After that, Mel spent a year at the Brooklyn College and then selected for the Army Specialized Training Program in 1944. He drafted to the Virginia Military Institute for learning military engineering. Brooks served in the army till 1946 and even participate in the Second World War.

After the war, Mel worked as a drummer and pianist and adopted his present name. At last, he ends up having the job of writing jokes for the NBC Series The Admiral Broadway Revue where he earns US$ 50 in a week.

Mel Brooks’s Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Mel Brooks was born on 28 June 1926 and currently as of 2020, he is 93 years old. Statistics put Mel Brooks height as 1.65 m. and weight 57 kg.

Mel Brooks Personal Life: Affair, Dating, Girlfriend, Wife, Family & Children

Relationship Statistics of Mel Brooks

What is Mel Brooks marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married Anne Bancroft 
Is Mel Brooks having any relationship affair? N/A
Is Mel Brooks Lesbian/Gay? No
Who is Mel Brooks’s Spouse? (name): Anne Bancroft (m. 1964–2005), Florence Baum (m. 1953–1962)
Does Mel Brooks Have Any Kids? Yes (Max Brooks, Eddie Brooks, Nicky Brooks, Stephanie Brooks)

This amazing personality has married twice in his life but finds love in his second one. He married Florence Baum in 1953, and the couple stayed together till 1962 when they have divorced. Together, this couple has three children named Nicky, Stephanie, and Eddie. After his divorce, he married film & television actress Anne Bancroft in 1964. The couple remains together till the death of Anne in 2005. They have a son Max Brooks, who is a well-known author. Brooks also has a grandson Henry Michael Brooks who was born in 2005.

Career, Awards & Nominations:

Brooks started his career by making a comedy series “Your Show of Shows” in 1950 that become an instant hit among the audience. In the next few years, he wrote a script for plenty of shows and short movies. His biggest turnaround came when he started directing movies in 1967. He has directed more than ten movies like High Anxiety; Life Stinks, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Silent Movie, History of the World, The Producers, and The Twelve Chairs.

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In addition to direction, this amazing artist has acted in many movies like The Prince of Egypt, Screw Loose, Underdogs, and Hotel Transylvania 2. Mel has won plenty of awards in his long career that includes one Academy Award, three Emmy Awards, two Writers Guild America Awards, and many other awards. That’s not all; he has won many achievements for his theatre work like Tony Wards, Drama Desk Awards, and Outer Critics Circle Awards.

Mel Brooks Net Worth & Earnings in 2020

Mel Brooks Net Worth
Mel Brooks Net Worth

As of 2020, The net worth of Mel Brooks is $95 million. The main source of his income came from his direction work in the movies during the 1970s. He has also acted in many movies for which Brooks receive a good amount of money. Also, Brooks has worked in the theater sector for which he receives hefty checks.

Mel Brooks is one of the most respected names in the American film industry. He is in the last stage of his career, and we wish him success for his upcoming life.