Spike Lee net worth

Shelton Jackson Lee, popular as Spike Lee, is an American producer, film director, actor, and a writer. Since 1983, his company, “40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks” has produced nearly 40 movies. At present, Spike Lee net worth is estimated to be $ 39 Million.

For the movie “Malcolm X”, he reportedly made around $ 3 million, which was quite impressive back in 1992. Apart from that he added a substantial amount to his fortune by working on projects such as  Do the Right Thing (1989), Inside Man (2006),  25th Hour (2002), The Original Kings of Comedy (2000), and recently Chi-Raq (2015).

He is not a usual director, staying just behind the camera, rather till now he has appeared in more than 10 of his movies.

Spike Lee worth
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Years active1997 -present
Weight68 kg
Height5’ 5”
Spouse(s)Tonya Lewis (1993–present)


Spike Lee net worth

YearSpike Lee net worth
2017$ 39 million
2016$ 35 million
2015$ 34 million


Son of William James Edward Lee III, an artist and Jacqueline Carroll, a teacher, Lee grew up in Brooklyn, New York. In his formative years, he went to John Dewey High School, while later he attended Morehouse College. He even received Master of Fine Arts from Tisch School of the Arts.

Along with his wife, attorney Tonya Lewis, Spike has two children. His daughter, Satchel was born in 1994 while in 1997 the couple was blessed with a boy whom they named Jackson.


Real Estate:

Spike own a 9000 sq ft mansion in Manhattan’s posh locality. Previously owned by the Vanderbilt family, he purchased the townhouse for a staggering $4.75 million in 1998. According to present valuation adjusted to the inflation, the property would be worth in-between $ 20 million to $ 25 million.

He also owns properties in Martha’s Vineyard and other locations. His office is located in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.


Note: We analyze data only from reliable sources, however, the details regarding assets and fortune may slightly vary with time.