Robert Tapert – American Film Producer

Published Date   08th Jul. 2018, 10:42 am
Robert Tapert – American Film Producer
Quick Info
Birth Name: Robert Gerard Tapert
Birth Place: Michigan, U.S.
Birth Sign: Taurus
Spouse: Lucy Lawless
Date of Birth: 14/05/1955
Age: 69 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $10 million
College: Michigan State University
Children: 2 (Julius Robert Bay Tapert and Judah Miro Tapert)

Robert Tapert is an American film and TV producer who best known for being the creator and producer of the epic TV series Xena: Warrior Princess. He is also well known for being the founding partner and executive of two film production companies: Ghost House Pictures and Renaissance Pictures.

Born and raised in Michigan, Robert got into filmmaking while studying economics at Michigan State University. Since then he has gone on to produce tons of movies and TV series like Evil Dead, Army of Darkness, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, amongst others. He has also starred in a few movies like Going Back and The Evil Dead.

Tapert is married to New Zealand actress and singer Lucy Lawless. The two married on March 28, 1998, and have given birth to two sons: Julius Robert Bay Tapert and Judah Miro Tapert.

Producer Robert Tapert’s Net Worth and  Earnings

As of 2018, Robert Tapert’s net worth is $10 million. He makes most of his money through the multiple movies he produces. till date, he has 58 producer credits to his name. He has produced some legendary movies and TV series like the Evil Dead franchise, Xena: Warrior Princess, and the Spartacus series.

Robert’s  movies have been successful in the box office too. Movies like 30 Days of Night and Evil Dead have earned plenty of money at the box office. The two movies made $75 million and $97 million at the box office respectively, as per Box Office Mojo.

Robert and his wife Lucy used to own a beautiful house in Studio City, California. The house was located in an area of 5,600 square feet and had 5 bedrooms. the couple bought the house in 1998 for $1.525 million. they put the house on sale in 2007 and it was valued at $3,695,000. The earnings from the movies contributes to Robert Tapert’s Net Worth of $10 million.

Personal Life, Wife Lucy Lawless, Sons

Robert Tapert is married to popular actress and singer Lucy Lawless, who is best known for playing the role of Xena in Xena: Warrior Princess, the show created by Robert himself. The two met on set and developed a romantic relationship and eventually got married on 28 March 1988.

Lucy Lawless husband

Robert Tapert and his wife Lucy Lawless.
Image Source: CrackDay

Lucy and Robert have two sons together. Their first son, Julius Robert Bay Tapert, was born on October 16, 1999. 3 years later, they became parents to their second son, Judah Miro Tapert. the whole family lives happily together.

Lucy Lawless's two sons

Robert Tapert’s wife Lucy Lawless and his sons, Julius Robert Bay Tapert (left) and Judah Miro Tapert (right). Image Source: BHW

Before marrying Robert, Lucy was previously married to Garth lawless and had a daughter named Daisy Lawless. Garth and Lucy married in 1988 and divorced 7 years later.

Career Summary

Robert started his career in filmmaking back when he was still in college. While still in college, he met his future filmmaking partners in Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell. He went on to start two production companies, Ghost House Pictures and Renaissance Pictures.

Over the course of his career, Robert has produced a lot of movies as well as TV series. Arguably his biggest work to date is his fantasy TV series Xena: Warrior Princess. Some of his other notable works are:

  • The Evil Dead Franchise (1981-2013)
  • Army of Darkness (1992)
  • Hercules and the Amazon Women (1994)
  • Xena: Warrior Princess (1995-2001)
  • Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995-1999)
  • 30 days of Night (2007)
  • Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011)
  • Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010-2013)
  • Ash vs Evil Dead (2015-2018)

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