Francis Ford is a popular American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He has got a big net worth and a successful career so the credit goes to his talent and skills. You will not be surprised to know that this legendary actor has won multiple academy awards. His writing and acting projects have been a hit among everyone. No matter what he does he tries to complete everything with full perfection and satisfaction. Even though he has done a lot of successful work but his most prominent one happens to be the Godfather movie trilogy. If you want to know more about him here are some details.
Francis Ford was born on April 7th, 1939 in Detroit Michigan. His parents are Italia and Carmine Coppola and he has got three other siblings. His ancestors are Italian but the family moved to Michigan and Newyork when he was only two years old. When he was young his father was working as a principal flutist for the NBC Symphony Orchestra. Unfortunately, he got polio and was bedridden for many years.
While he was resting he spent his time in a productive manner and was reading a lot of plays and watching movies. He studied at Great Neck High School and later attended Hofstra College to complete his degree in theater arts. He wanted to pursue writing and direction as a career and this was a stepping stone for him. His height is 5 feet and eleven inches while his age is 81 years old.
Career and Net Worth
Francis started his career after college and has done a lot of work till now. His writing and production skills have been great and the critics have appreciated him for the same. As he has done a lot of impressive work he has won many accolades for the same. Here are the names below.
- The Godfather
- The Godfather part two
- The Godfather part three
- The conversation
- The outsiders
- Rumble Fish
- The cotton Club
The total net worth of Francis happens to be around $400 million. He is one of the richest celebrities in the entertainment world. His business ventures are equally successful but have done a lot of films and TV shows too.
Personal Life and other ventures
Francis has been married to his long-term Eleanor Coppola for a long time. They have got a total of three children and one of them passed away at age of 22. Roman and Sofia are his children and they have made a lot of name and fame in their business. You will be surprised to know that his nephews are Nicholas and Jason Schwartzman who are also great actors.
Even the mother of Jason has also been a successful actress and her name is Talia Shire. Francis has been marketing a lot of hotels and restaurants worldwide. He also owns a business of luxurious resorts and villas and everyone has appreciated that fully. If this isn’t enough he also owns a big number of wineries that have turned out to be a successful business venture for him.