Top 20 Director celebrities in Canada

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Director celebrities [Updated October 23, 2021].

1. James Cameron

James Cameron net worth 2020
James Cameron was born on August 16, 1954 in Kapuskasing, Canada.
He began development of Avatar in 1994, but he had to wait over a decade for the proper technologies to begin filming. In December 2009, the highly-anticipated blockbuster was released and it went on to set a number of box office records, becoming the highest-grossing film of all-time with over $2 billion in earnings.

Net Worth 2020: $700 Million

2. David Furnish

David Furnish net worth 2020
David Furnish was born on October 25, 1962 in Toronto, Canada.

Canadian British director who produced the 1997 documentary Elton John: Tantrums and Tiaras for his partner Elton John.

He was a regular contributing columnist for GQ magazine.

Net Worth 2020: $50 Million

3. Shawn Levy

Shawn Levy net worth 2020
Shawn Levy was born on July 23, 1968 in Montreal, Canada.
He earned an Oscar nomination for his producing work on Arrival.

Net Worth 2020: $50 Million

4. Evan Goldberg

Evan Goldberg net worth 2020
Evan Goldberg was born on May 11, 1982 in Vancouver, Canada.

Screenwriter and director known for being the creative mind behind comedies like Superbad, Pineapple Express, and This Is the End, as well as The Interview. He often works with longtime friend Seth Rogen.

In 2009, he and Rogen wrote an episode of The Simpson called "Homer the Whopper," an opportunity aided by the fact that James L. Brooks enjoyed Superbad.

Net Worth 2020: $40 Million

5. François Girard

François Girard net worth 2020
François Girard was born on January 12, 1963 in  St-Felicien, Quebec, Canada.

Net Worth 2020: $20 Million

6. Aaron Seltzer

Aaron Seltzer net worth 2020
Aaron Seltzer was born on January 12, 1974 in Canada.
His films have proven financially successful in spite of extremely negative reviews, with Date Movie grossing over $84 million.

Net Worth 2020: $20 Million

7. Denis Villeneuve

Denis Villeneuve net worth 2020
Denis Villeneuve was born on October 3, 1967 in Canada.
It was announced in 2015 that he would take on the duty of directing the long-awaited sequel to the sci-fi classic Blade Runner. He became a three-time winner of the Genie Award for Best Director for his films Maelström, Polytechnique and Incendies.

Net Worth 2020: $16 Million

8. David Cronenberg

David Cronenberg net worth 2020
David Cronenberg was born on March 15, 1943 in Toronto, Canada.
He was listed as one of history's greatest directors by Science Fiction magazine in 2004. His work included The Fly, The Dead Zone, A Dangerous Method, and A History of Violence.

Net Worth 2020: $15 Million

9. Jason Reitman

Jason Reitman net worth 2020
Jason Reitman was born on October 19, 1977 in Montreal, Canada.
He directed episodes of the American TV show The Office. His first feature film Thank You for Smoking won him the Independent Spirit Award for Best Screenplay.

Net Worth 2020: $12 Million

10. Dean DeBlois

Dean DeBlois net worth 2020
Dean DeBlois was born on June 7, 1970 in Aylmer, Canada.

Quebec-born director and animator known for his work on highly-successful animated films like How to Train Your Dragon. He and co-director Chris Sanders won an Annie Award for Directing in a Feature Production for the film in 2010.

He directed the live-action documentary Heima about the Icelandic band Sigur Ros in 2007.

Net Worth 2020: $12 Million

11. Jean-Marc Vallee

Jean-Marc Vallee net worth 2020
Jean-Marc Vallee was born on March 9, 1963 in Canada.
His 2005 feature C.R.A.Z.Y. was one of the most critically acclaimed and financially successful films in Quebec's cinematic history.

Net Worth 2020: $10 Million

12. Director X

Director X net worth 2020
Director X was born on October 31, 1975 in Toronto, Canada.

Award-winning music video director recognized as the mind behind hit music videos like Drake's "Hotline Bling" and Iggy Azalea's "Fancy." His long and illustrious career includes working with musical stars from Jennifer Hudson to Rick Ross.

He has his own clothing like called X Fit with the Canadian clothing company Ice Gear Fitness.

Net Worth 2020: $5 Million

13. Roger Avary

Roger Avary net worth 2020
Roger Avary was born on August 23, 1965 in Canada.

Director, producer, and screenwriter known for his collaborations with Quentin Tarantino, with whom he won an Oscar for Pulp Fiction's screenplay.

He directed films such as Glitterati and The Rules of Attraction.

Net Worth 2020: $5 Million

14. Arthur Hiller

Arthur Hiller net worth 2020
Arthur Hiller was born on November 22, 1923 in Edmonton, Canada.

Directed the Oscar-nominated film Love Story starring Ryan O'Neal.

He was the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from 1993-1997.

15. Mack Sennett

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Mack Sennett was born on January 17, 1880 in Danville, Canada.
His film Wrestling Swordfish won the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film in 1932.

16. Norman Jewison

Norman Jewison net worth 2020
Norman Jewison was born on July 21, 1926 in Toronto, Canada.
His 1966 Cold War satire The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming earned four Academy Award nominations.

17. Gordon von Steiner

Gordon von Steiner was born on August 30, 1988 in Toronto, Canada.
He made editorial films for magazines such as American Vogue, Vogue Italia, Visionaire, and W.

18. Rob Stewart

Rob Stewart net worth 2020
Rob Stewart was born on December 28, 1979 in Canada.
His film Sharkwater received numerous honors, including a People's Choice Award and a Genie Award nomination.

19. Terrence Scammell

Terrence Scammell net worth 2020
Terrence Scammell was born on January 10, 1958 in Canada.

20. M.H. Murray

M.H. Murray net worth 2020
M.H. Murray was born on June 4, 1993 in Toronto, Canada.
In 2016, his work for Teenagers won Best Screenplay at the Vancouver Web Series Festival.