Simon West Biography

(Film Director and Producer)

More about the relationship

As of 2022, it is expected that Simon is possibly single. He is very secretive when it comes to his private life. He likes to keep his personal life private hence information about his dating life is still under research.

It is unknown whether he is dating, married, or has any children.

Past Relationship

Simon West was married to Amadea West. The couple tied the knot in 1995. There is no further information about his children. It is unknown to us if he has any kids.

 

 

Relationship Facts of Simon West

  • Simon West is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Simon West?

Simon West is a film director and producer from England. He has primarily directed action films, most notably Con Air (1997), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), The Mechanic (2011), and The Expendables 2 (2012).

West is the only live-action director whose first three films all grossed more than $100 million at the box office in the United States.

Simon West- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Simon was born on May 1961 in Letchworth, Hertfordshire, England. Talking about his nationality, he holds British, English, and American nationality.

There is no information about his siblings. Also, he has not disclosed anything regarding his family background.

Moreover, he enrolled at Fernhill School to pursue his further education.

Simon West- Professional Life, Careers

Simon began his career at the BBC Film Department as an assistant film editor, where he worked on dramas and documentaries. He then left the BBC to pursue a career in commercials and music videos.

Con Air, starring Nicholas Cage, The General’s Daughter, starring John Travolta, and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, starring Angelina Jolie, are among his films. West is the only live-action director whose first three films all grossed more than $100 million at the box office in the United States.

West was also an executive producer on the Oscar-nominated film Black Hawk Down. He will reteam with Black Hawk Down writer Ken Nolan to direct Thunder Run, which is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Zucchino’s book “Thunder Run.” His television company has produced critically acclaimed series such as Fox’s “Keen Eddie,” CBS’s “Close to Home,” Fox’s “Human Target,” and NBC’s “The Cape.”

West would go on to star alongside Sylvester Stallone, Jet Li, Chuck Norris, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Bruce Willis, and Arnold Schwarzenegger in the 2012 action picture Expendables 2.

In 2012, he reunited with Nicolas Cage for the film Stolen. He directed the crime thriller film Wild Card, starring Jason Statham, in 2015. It’s a remake of the 1986 picture Heat, which was based on William Goldman’s novel of the same name.

In 2017, West directed Gun Shy, a musical comedy starring Antonio Banderas and based on Mark Haskell Smith’s novel Salty.  Skyfire, a big-budget disaster film from China, was directed by West in 2019, and will also direct The Legend Hunters, a Chinese action film.

Filmography

  • Con Air(1997)
  • The General’s Daughter(1999)
  • Lara Croft: Tomb Raider(2001)
  • Black Hawk Down(2001)
  • When a Stranger Calls(2006)
  • The Mechanic(2011)
  • The Expendables 2(2012)
  • Stolen(2012)
  • Wild Card(2015)
  • Night of the Living Dead: Darkest Dawn(2012)
  • Gun Shy(2016)
  • Stratton(2017)
  • Skyfire(2019)
  • The Legend Hunters(TBA)

Simon West- Net worth, Salary

The English film director Simon West has an estimated net worth of $15million according to the celebrity net worth.

Despite living a lavish lifestyle, he has kept his exact salary, income, and assets hidden until now.

Simon West- Rumors, Controversy

Currently, there are no rumors of him being in any affairs. Also, there are no controversies regarding his professional life.

Throughout his successful career, he never became a part of any controversial issues.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Simon stands tall at a height of 5feet and 11inches and weighs around 75kgs. He has Black hair and black eyes.

Social Media

Simon is not seen much active on social networking sites like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tiktok, and Youtube.

There are no social media accounts under Simon West’s name.

Trivia

  • He is 61years old as of 2022.
  • His first three films grossed over $100 million at the box office in the U.S.
  • Simon’s zodiac sign is Tauras.

 

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