Bryan Singer Biography-X-Men Movie Director

Published Date   24th Dec. 2018, 09:30 am
Bryan Singer Biography-X-Men Movie Director Image Source: Vanity Fair
Quick Info
Birth Name: Bryan Jay Singer
Birth Place: New York City
Birth Sign: Virgo
Father: Norbert Dave Singer
Mother: Grace Sinden
Height: 5'8''
Weight: 180.7 lb
Ethnicity: North-American
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Date of Birth: 17/09/1965
Age: 58 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $120 Million
College: West Windsor-Plainsboro High School
Children: Dashiell Julius William Clunie-Singer (Son)

Bryan Jay Singer aka Bryan Singer is a famed American director, producer, and writer. Singer is the founder of Bad Hat Harry Productions and is best renowned for directing and producing the X-Men movies. Bryan Singer has an estimated net worth of $120 Million.

He has managed this lucrative sum from around two dozen movies he has directed, written and produced. Besides, Singer has had his hands on numerous TV shows and web series, including House (2004-2012) and The Gifted (2017- present).

Born on 17 September 1965, Bryan has publicly declared himself being bisexual. Bryan Singer dated many female partners in his life. However, his first serious relationship was with actress girlfriend, Michelle Clunie, at the age of 23 in 2014. The couple also had a son named Dashiell Julius William Clunie-Singer, who was born on 5 January 2015.

Net Worth and Earnings

For his continuous dedication in the world of cinema, Bryan Singer has managed to earn net worth of $120 Million. Most of his healthy sum comes from his cinematic journey, where he has served as a director, producer, and writer.

Acclaimed critically for directing 1995 neo-noir crime thriller The Usual Suspects, Singer went on to direct the big 75 million USD budget superhero film, X-Men(2000), which did a fabulous job in the box office. The film earned around $293.8 million USD.

X-Men Director Bryan Singer net worth

Bryan Singer directed X-Men Franchise earned hundred millions of box office collection. Image Source: Fandom Wire

Following that, the sequel X-Men 2 received more critical acclaim and bagged double the money made by the first movie, 406.2 million USD which largely benefited Bryan in his earnings.

All of the X-men franchise became super-hit. The X-men: Apocalypse(2016) had the worldwide box office collection of $542.4 million.

Other than that, Bryan Singer’s net worth includes his $3,100,000-worth Los Angeles house, which he bought in 2014.

Bryan Singer house

Bryan Singer’s net worth includes his $3100000-worth California house which he bought in 2014. Image Source: Variety

Already owning two homes in the same street, Bryan’s new 3,575 square feet mansion consists of 4 big bedrooms. Besides, the house has a live-in staff-appropriate bedroom placed behind the kitchen with a private bathroom and separate entrance.

Singer’s Career: Movies, Awards

Bryan Singer initiated his directorial career via a short movie called Lion’s Den in 1988. Subsequently, Singer was called up by a Japanese production company and Singer came up with a new idea which he converted in a 1993 movie named Public Access. Two years later, Bryan directed and produced the critically acclaimed mystery/thriller, The Usual Suspects, which bagged two Oscars.

Singer became more acclaimed in the 2000s as he was brought forward to direct the big-budget superhero movie X-Men (2000). What followed was Singer’s career as a superhero director with X2 (2003), Superman Returns (2006), X-Men: First Class (2011), X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), and X-Men: Apocalypse (2016).

In addition, Bryan has flaunted his directing skills in the small screens with the TV series, including House (2004-2012), Football Wives (2007), Battle Creek (2015), and The Gifted (2017- present).

For his continuous professional masterclass, Singer has had his hands on numerous awards and honors. He has received Saturn Awards for Best Director in the years 2001 and 2007. Besides, Bryan acclaimed Sundance Film Festival Award and Deauville American Film Festival Award in the year 1993. Other than that, The Usual Suspects gifted Singer with Tokyo International Film Festival Award in 1995.

Relationship With Actress Girlfriend, Michelle Clunie

Bryan had a serious relationship with his long-term singer/actress friend, Michelle Clunie. The lovely couple started their relationship in 2014. Michelle is a Portland-born actress best known for her role in the Showtime series Queer as Folk.

Bryan Singer with girlfriend Michelle Clunie

Bryan Singer is in a relationship with his long-time friend/girlfriend, Michelle Clunie. Image Source: E Online

Bryan’s sexual confession came in 2014 after he was hit with the sex-abuse allegations. Speaking to the Out Magazine, Bryan flashed out his sexual orientation claiming he shared the romantic bliss with many girlfriends in the past with Michelle being his first serious relationship.

Bryan Singer's son Dashiell Julius William Clunie-Singer

Bryan and his girlfriend, Michelle welcomed their son, Dashiell Julius William Clunie-Singer on 5 January 2015. Image Source: Daily Mail

The couple was also  blessed with a son named Dashiell Julius William Clunie-Singer, who was born on 5 January 2015.

But, the proclaimed director spoke of being emotionally leaned towards male relationship which dealt the probable reason for him ending with a man instead.

Singer Pleaded Guilty Of Sexual Assaults

Back in April 2014, Bryan Singer’s name came up front as the X-Men director was accused in a civil lawsuit of sexual assault of a minor. As per the suit filed by attorney Jeff Herman, Singer was accused to have drugged and raped actor Michael Egan in Hawaii in the late 1990s. However, Bryan denied the allegations labeling them outrageous and totally false.

On 22 May 2014, Bryan’s attorney presented the evidence that neither Singer nor Michael was in Hawaii at that time. However, later the same month, Jeff Herman filed another lawsuit against Bryan and producer Gary Goddard for sexually assaulting an anonymous British man.

Again on 7 December 2017, Cesar Sanchez-Guzman filed a lawsuit against Singer alleging that he was raped by the director in 2003 when he was just 13.  Though Bryan denied the accusation and kept himself hidden from the prying eyes, the USC School of Cinematic Arts removed Singer’s name from its Division of Cinema and Media Studies program.

Facts on Bryan Singer

    • Bryan Singer was born in New York City and was adopted by a corporate executive father, Norbert Dave Singer, and environmental activist mother, Grace Sinden.
    • Singer grew up in a Jewish household in New Jersey.
    • Bryan graduated from West Windsor-Plainsboro High School in 1984 and studied filmmaking for two years at the School of Visual Arts, New York.
    • Bryan Singer was fired in December from directing the Queen biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody in 2017, following his unaddressed absences from the sets. However, Singer retained credit as the film’s director.

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