An Iraqi descendant, Tony Shawkat has worked as a producer, executive producer, and director in many movies and documentaries, and has amassed a net worth of $16 million.
Tony, who has achieved an Associate degree from Baghdad, Iraq is an owner of Basra Entertainment, a production company in Greater Los Angeles Area since 2001 to present.
Before moving to the United States from Baghdad, Iraq, Tony had just $200 with him. Now, with his hard toil and unbeatable determination, he succeeded to grab a net worth of $16 million.
The estimated net worth of Producer Tony is about $16 million which he earns from his production companies as well as directing and acting in different Hollywood films. His wife also assists in his production work.
Tony Shawkat with William H. Macy in Maui Film festival 2008. Photo Source: ZIMBIO
The popular Hollywood producers usually have a net worth of more than $50 million. George Lucas, sci-fi film “Star Wars” producer has a net worth of $5.2 billion. As Tony has been well established in Entertainment industry and he is being pro in his field, soon he can also earn similar net worth.
Tony Shawkat with his wife Dina Burke. Image credit: gettyimages
Till now he has worked as a producer in two movies, as an executive producer in one movie and an actor in two movies along with his daughter Alia Shawkat. He collects his income from the profit that comes from his production and acting.
Tony Shawkat with Brian Hecker at the W Hotel in the Gen Art screening of “Bart Got A Room”. Photo credit: Zimbio
Tony Shawkat’s latest produced movie “The Romantics” made a fortune of $106,524 lifetime gross in 14 theaters whereas $45,527 in the opening which was released in 2010 from which he earned good profit.
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Another movie “Three Kings” in which he worked as an Actor earned $60,652,036 lifetime gross and $15,847,636 in the opening. He earnes a good salary from that movie too.
Tony Shawkat’s daughter, Alia has a net worth of $4 million as per the record of 2018 which is quite less in comparison to Tony. She gets her earnings from the movies and TV series that she worked till now. Singing in Jazz bars and as a guest vocal in various tracks is additional profit in her net worth.