Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese

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Martin Scorsese is a very famous personality of the United States. Martin Scorsese is a popular director, screenwriter, actor, editor, and producer too. Some of his masterpiece works are; The Wolf of Wall Street, The Aviator, Taxi Driver, The Irishman, etc.

Early life

Martin Scorsese was born on 17th November 1942, in Queens, New York, United States of America. This makes him 79 years old as of 2021. His mother’s name is Catherine Scorsese, and his father’s name is Charles Scorsese. While, he has a brother named Frank Scorsese, and he also has a sister. He holds American and Italian nationality. While he follows Christianity. Further, according to astrology, he has Scorpio as his zodiac sign.

Talking about the formal education of Martin, he completed his schooling at a local school in his hometown. And, he later went to New York University in pursuit of higher studies.

Professional life

Martin Scorsese is one of the genius Hollywood has ever got. He has not only acted brilliantly in the movies but he also given lots of brainstorming movies which will stay amazing till many years. All of it started very early as both of his parents were in this field. He started making a few short student films while completing his M.F.A from NYU School of the Arts in 1966. Some of them are; It’s Not Just You, Murray! And the Roman epic Vesuvius Vi.

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Caption: Martin Scorsese with Emmy Award (Source: ABC News)

His first directorial debut movie came in 1971 and it was Who’s That Knocking at My Door. The movie caught the attention of many big directors. He has directed around 25 full-length films and 16 full-length documentary films. Some of them are; Boxcar Bertha, Mean Streets, Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, Taxi Driver, New York, New York, Ragin Bull, The Kind of Comedy, After Hours, The Color of Money, The Last Temptation of Christ, Goodfellas, Cape Fear, Shutter Island, The Aviator, The Wolf of Wall Street, Silence, The Irishman, and many more.

Net worth and Achievement

Martin Scorsese is a very successful director, actor, producer of Hollywood. He lives an opulent lifestyle with his family. The total net worth of this prodigious director is about $100 million US dollars as of 2021.

For his amazing works, he has been honored with many awards by different organizations. Some of them are; Academy Award for Best Director in 2007, Golden Globe for Best Director in 2003, 2007, 2012, AFI Life Achievement Award 1997, BAFTA Award for Best Film, BAFTA Award for Best Direction in 1991, Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement 1995, Grammy Award for Best Music Film in 2006, etc.

Personal life

Moving on toward the romantic and private relationship of Martin Scorsese, he is married. He has married 5 times in his lifetime. His first marriage was with Laraine Marie Brennan in 1965. They later separated in 1971. While Julia Cameron was his second wife. The relationship just stood for only one year and they separated in 1977.

Further, he married Isabella Rossellini in 1979, and they too got separated in 1982. While his fourth wife was Barbara De Fina. They stayed together for 6 years from 1985 to 1991. Moreover, he is together with Helen Schermerhorn Morris since 1999. He has altogether 3 children from his five marriages. All are daughters. They are; Francesca Scorsese, Domenica Cameron-Scorsese, Cathy Scorsese. Apart from it, he was also seen dating a few girls during his lifetime. They are; Illeana Douglas (1988 – 1997), Liza Minnelli (1976 – 1977), and Sandy Weintraub (1971 – 1975). He is straight regarding gender choices.

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Caption: Martin Scorsese with Helen Schermerhorn Morris (Source: Big World News)

Body measurement and Social media

Martin Scorsese is a very humble person and is fit and healthy in his old age too. The genius director stands 5 feet and 4 inches tall. While he weighs 64kg. Further, the color of his hair is grey and he has dark brown colored eyes. However, he is yet to provide details on the overall body measurements.

Martin Scorsese is also active in social media. He has a Twitter account under the name @MartyScorsese69. The account is followed by more than 2.3k followers. While his Facebook account under his own name has huge 2.3 million followers. Meanwhile, 1.4 million people follow him in Instagram account @martinscorsese_.