9. Barry Levinson -$150 million
Known for: Rain Man, Sleepers, The Bay;
Up-coming movies: The Day the Laughter Stopped, Rock the Kasbah;
It’s not a surprise for anyone that Barry Levinson made the cut and earned himself the #9 spot on richest film directors in the world.
Barry is not only a director. In fact, he did not make his fortune from directing movies; his massive fortune is due to him being a masterful producer.
He did earn his place here, because after all, he started as a director.