Jerry Bruckheimer Biography

(Film producer)

One of Hollywood's most successful producers, Jerry Bruckheimer is married and has a stepchild.

More about the relationship

Jerry Bruckheimer has been married twice. His first wife was Bonnie Fishman Bruckheimer. They were separated in 1973.

Then, he married novelist Linda Cobb Bruckheimer in 1993. Linda has a daughter Alexandra. They currently live in Los Angeles.

Relationship Facts of Jerry Bruckheimer

  • Jerry Bruckheimer is married to Linda Cobb Bruckheimer.
  • He is father of One(Alexandra).
  • Jerry Bruckheimer is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Jerry Bruckheimer?

Jerry Bruckheimer is an American film and television producer. Likely, he has been active in the genres of action, drama, fantasy, and science fiction. Also, his best-known television series are CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: Miami, CSI: NY, Without a Trace, Cold Case, and the U.S. version of The Amazing Race.

Jerry Bruckheimer: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

Jerry Bruckheimer was born in Detroit, Michigan, the United States on September 21, 1943. His birth name is Jerome Leon Bruckheimer. There is no information about his family and his childhood.

Jerry Bruckheimer
Caption: Jerry Bruckheimer and Linda Bruckheimer (Source: Zimbio)

There is no information about his siblings. Jerry holds American citizenship and Ashkenazi Jewish ethnicity. His birth sign is  Virgo.

Jerry Bruckheimer: Education, School/ College University

Talking about Jerry’s education history, he completed his formal schooling at Mumford High School, after which he moved to the University of Arizona to study psychology and algebra.

Jerry Bruckheimer: Professional Life, Career

Talking about his profession, in the early 1970s, Bruckheimer left his well-paid advertising job to take up a low-paying job to pursue his dream of making it big in the film industry. His first break came through in 1972 as an associate producer under Dick Richards on ‘The Culpepper Cattle Company’, followed by ‘Farewell, My Lovely (1975) and ‘March or Die’ (1977).

It was only through the 1979 ‘American Gigolo’ and 1982 ‘Cat People’ that he started getting noticed. However, it was his ‘Flashdance’, with co-producer Don Simpson, in 1983 from where his journey of delivering hits began. A series of super-hit films followed where Bruckheimer worked with Tom Cruise in ‘Top Gun’ (1986) and ‘Days of Thunder (1990) and Eddie Murphy in ‘The Beverly Hills Cop’ series, making them superstars of tomorrow.

Additionally, Bruckheimer and Simpson collaborated to form Simpson-Bruckheimer Productions and signed a long-term deal with Paramount Pictures. The duo complimented each other very well, with Simpson being known as ‘Mr. Inside’ due to his extensive contacts in Hollywood and Bruckheimer nicknamed as ‘Mr. Outside’, thanks to his filmmaking know-how and experience.

His association with Simpson ended during the production of ‘The Rock’ (1996) due to the latter’s drug issues and his death due to heart failure a month later. Soon after, he launched Jerry Bruckheimer Films and released ‘Con Air’ (1997). He tried his hand at television programs, starting off with ‘Soldier of Fortune, Inc.’ which failed to create a mark.

However, later, he became successful with the police drama ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation series, in 2001. Moreover, he produced the popular FBI missing people drama ‘Without a Trace’, ‘The Forgotten’, ‘Take the Money & Run’, and the Emmy-winning reality game show ‘The Amazing Race’.

Jerry Bruckheimer: Awards, Nomination

He won the Outstanding Reality-Competition Program for The Amazing Race (2001) at Primetime Emmy Awards, he won Feature Films for Remember the Titans (2000) at Christopher Award. Likewise, he won Best International Film (Beste Buitenlandse Film) for Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007) at Rembrandt Award in 2007 and 2008.

Jerry Bruckheimer: Net Worth, Income, Salary

He has an estimated net worth of around $1.2 Billion (as per 2022 data) and he has earned that sum of money from his professional career.

Jerry Bruckheimer: Rumors and Controversy/ Scandal

Up to now, he has maintained a good relationship with all other people in his personal and professional life. And so he hasn’t fallen under any rumors.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Jerry Bruckheimer has a height of 5 feet 8 inches and his weight is 67kg. Jerry’s hair color is red and his eyes color is blue.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Jerry Bruckheimer is active in different social media. He uses Twitter and has 242K followers. Likely, he is active on Instagram with over 37.1K followers. And his Facebook account has around 109k followers.

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