Jason Blum is an American film producer. He started and runs the film company Blumhouse, which made the Paranormal Activity movies.
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Jason Blum: Net Worth 2022
An American named Jason Blum makes movies and has a net worth of $200 million as of 2022. He started Blumhouse Productions and is the CEO of the company. Blumhouse Productions is known for making scary movies. Blumhouse is known for making low-budget movies like “The Purge,” “Insidious,” and “Paranormal Activity” that go on to become very profitable franchises.
For example, the first “Insidious” movie made $100 million on a $1.5 million budget. His movies usually cost around $6 million to make. On average, he makes $60 million at the box office around the world. More than $4.6 billion has been made from his movies all over the world.
Jason Blum: Early Life Details
Blum’s parents, Shirley Neilsen Blum (nee Neilsen) and Irving Blum had him in Los Angeles, California. His mother was a professor of art, and his father ran the Ferus Gallery and sold art on his own. Blum comes from a Jewish family.
In 1991, he got his degree from Vassar College.
At Vassar, he and Noah Baumbach, who would also become a filmmaker, shared a room. In 1995, Blum produced Baumbach’s first movie, Kicking, and Screaming.
Jason Blum: Personal Life Details
On July 14, 2012, Blum married journalist Lauren A.E. Schuker in Los Angeles.
In July 2019, he paid $9.8 million for a townhouse in Brooklyn Heights.
Jason Blum: Career Details
Blum worked as an executive at Miramax for Bob and Harvey Weinstein, and later he worked as an independent producer for Paramount Pictures. Blum was a producing director at Ethan Hawke’s Malaparte theatre company before he worked at Miramax. Blum graduated from Vassar College in 1991. He is a member of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures’ board of trustees.
Kicking and Screaming (1995), his first movie as a producer, got funded after he got a letter from entertainer Steve Martin, who knew his family and liked the script.
Blum sent the letter to Hollywood executives with copies of the script he had written.
Jason Blum: Real Estate
Jason Schuker and his wife Lauren A.E. Schuker own about $40 million worth of property in New York City and Los Angeles. Here is a list of the known properties they own:
In May 2020, Jason paid $14.3 million for a house in Santa Monica, California, that was designed by Frank Gehry. In 2005, the previous owner bought the property for $4.55 million. In 2009, he bought the house next door for $2.2 million to make an amazing 1-acre property.
In 2019, Jason paid $9.5 million for a house in LA’s Hancock Park neighbourhood and $10 million for a townhouse in Brooklyn Heights.
He also owns a penthouse condo at The Ritz Carlton Residences in downtown Los Angeles for $6.5 million.