8. Christopher Nolan – $150 million
Known for: Memento, Insomnia, Inception, Batman Begins, The Prestige, The Dark Knight Rises;
Up-coming movies: Interstellar;
This director must be the most famous one in our list of the wealthiest directors ever. He hit the jackpot with his Dark Knight Trilogy, and some side-hits like Inception, Memento and The Prestige.
When he puts his signature on a film,the movie is going to turn into a box-office lead. We can bet that his next movie, Interstellar will be a success and his worth will grow even bigger.
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