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Penelope Spheeris Net Worth

Net Worth: $5 Million
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Full Name Penelope Spheeris
Birth Place New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Date of Birth Dec 02, 1945 (age 73)
Nationality American
Ethnicity Greek
Occupation Film director, Screenwriter
Marital Status Robert Biggs (1977–1984)
Children 1 (Anna Fox)
Education University of California, Los Angeles
Last Updated
Jul 18, 2015

About Penelope Spheeris

American film director, screenwriter, and producer Penelope Spheeris has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana in December 1945. She is widely recognized for her documentary films. She gained fame after she directed the movie Wayne’s World. Spheeris attended and earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in Theater Arts from University of California, Los Angeles and began her career creating short subjects for comedian Albert Brooks. Since then, she has gone on to direct, write, and/or produce the films Naked Angels, We Sold Our Souls for Rock ‘n Roll, Real Life, Suburbia, Hollywood Vice Squad, The Beverly Hillbillies, Dudes, Summer Camp Nightmare, The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, Thunder and Mud, Banned in the U.S.A., The Decline of Western Civilization Part III, Wayne’s World, The Little Rascals, Black Sheep, Senseless, The Boys Next Door, Hollyweird, The Kid & I, Uncle Tom’s Fairy Tales, and Balls to the Wall. Spheeris has won 11 awards, which include the Freedom of Expression Award from the Sundance Film Festival and nominated for Grammy Award for the Wayne’s World music video for Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.”