Tony Shawkat – Film Producer

Published Date   05th Aug. 2018, 13:37 pm
Tony Shawkat – Film Producer
Quick Info
Birth Name: Tony Shawkat
Spouse: Dina Burke
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Nationality: Iraqi
Children: 1(Alia Shawkat)

Tony Shawkat, the father of Alia Shawkat, is an actor who is known for the movie”Three Kings.” The native of Iraq, Tony moved to the United States in 1978 to nurture his career in the entertainment industry. He played a role in the film”Three Kings” along with his daughter Alia in 1998.

The Iraqi native has produced and directed many movies. The credit of producing feature film”Vlad” starring Billy Zane and Brad Dourif in Romania goes to him. He also did the production of “Bart Got a Room” starring William H. Macy and Cheryl Hines.

Tony Shawkat’s Net Worth, Salary

Producer Tony Shawkat’s Net worth is estimated to be $16 million as of 2018. He gets the salary from production companies where he works as a producer and for acting in various movies. He owns a production company named “Basra Entertainment.”

The movie “The Romantics” in which he worked as an executive producer earned $45, 527 in its opening and lifetime gross of $106,524 from which he got a particular share.

Tony Shawkat's net worth, The Romantics, executive producer

Shawkat worked as an executive producer for the movie “The Romantics.”It has helped in Tony Shawkat’s net worth. Image Source: Amazon

Tony had moved from Baghdad, Iraq to the United States with just $200 in his pocket where he met his wife, Dina. Now he has succeeded to collect an amount of $16 million!

His daughter, Alia Shawkat is a regular cast member on the show Arrested Development for the entire run of the Project. Alia has a Net worth of $4 million which is less in comparison to her Father Tony Shawkat’s’s net worth.

Personal Life

Iraqi Tony Shawkat tied his knot to Norwegian, Irish and Italian descent, Dina Burke. Dina is the daughter of actor Paul Burke. She has worked with her husband Tony in the production of Movie “Bart Got a Room” and “Vlad”.

Tony Shawkat Wife, Dina Burke

Dina Burke(Right) and her husband, Tony Burke(Left) with their friend.
Photo Source: Zimbio

Producer Tony has a daughter with Dina Burke named Alia Shawkat. She is also a professional American actress and an artist. The bisexual artist, Alia likes to make music and sing in Jazz Bars. She began her career in the film industry since 1998 from “Three Kings” along with her father, Tony.

Alia Shawkat, Tony Shawkat daughter

Actress Alia Shawkat is the daughter of actor and producer Tony Shawkat and his wife, Dina Burke. Image Source: Vulture

Alia, the daughter of Tony Shawkat, had won TV land Award in 2004. Moreover, she won Young Artist Award in 2005 and Gracie Award in 2017 making her father Tony Proud. Tony’s daughter has acted in more than 30 movies and over 20 television series.

More about Tony Shawkat

The expert on Iraqi language and culture has worked as an executive producer of the feature film “The Romantics.” It had starred Katie Holmes. Tony is a producer as well as director of a documentary on the Mushroom collection in Romania.

During the heart of sectarian violence in Iraq in 2006, Shawkat had sponsored a soccer tournament. He brought young soccer players together from all parts of Baghdad. During that harsh period, Tony took the assistance of Ammo Baba, previous Iraqi National Coach.

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