Wes Craven (1939-2015)

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Wes Craven died Aug 30, 2015, at (age 76), he was a renowned director, writer, producer and actor, born in Cleveland, Ohio. The Master of Horror as he is called due to his contribution, success and the cultural impact he made in the Genre.

In this article, you’ll learn more about Wes Craven’s Estimated Net Worth, Career, Height, Weight, Family, Age, Biography, Cars, House, Wiki & Nationality.

Wes Craven (1939-2015)


Born Wesley Earl Craven was an American director best known for his slasher films, A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream which featured a mix of horror cliches, humour and satire. The influential director made his first featured film as a director in 1972’s The Last House on the Left, though with low expectations for the movie, it was screened more than he had assumed. His Movie The Hills Have Eyes, cemented his role as a horror film director, which led him to believe “It’s clear that I wasn’t going to do anything else unless it was scary”

Before Fame

Wes Craven earned an undergraduate degree in English and psychology from Wheaton College in Illinois and a master’s degree in philosophy and writing from Johns Hopkins University. He briefly taught English at Westminster College and also a humanities professor at Clarkson College of Technology  New York.  During his time at Madrid-Waddington High School in Madrid, New York, he purchased a used 16 mm film camera and began making short movies. His first creative job in the film industry was as a sound editor at New York City film production co.

Interesting Facts

The great slasher film director was brought up in a strict Baptist family. he also helped launched actor Johnny Depp career by casting him in A Nightmare on Elm Street which was Depp’s first major role.


NAME Wes Craven (1939-2015)
AGE DEAD – DEATH DATE: Aug 30, 2015, at (age 76)
DATE OF BIRTH August 2, 1939
HEIGHT 1.88 m
TWITTER wescraven
INSTAGRAM therealwescraven
FACEBOOK OfficialWesCraven


Wes Craven was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on the 2nd of August 1939, son of Caroline (née Miller) and Paul Eugene Craven. His marriage to Bonnie Broecker ended in 1970, though their union produced two children Jonathan and Jessica Craven. Later in 1982, he remarried, this time to actress Mimi Craven, however, they separated five years after their marriage in 1987. In 2004, Craven married Iya Labunka.


Who is Wes Craven (1939-2015) spouse/partner? Iya Labunka
Is Wes Craven (1939-2015) Dating Someone? Unknown

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Net Worth

Let’s check, How Rich is Wes Craven in 2019?

All the data you find in the table below, should not be regarded as totally authoritative. Our submission is based on the estimation of Wes Craven’s salary or Annual Income as a famed Director.

We recommend trusted online Resources like Wikipedia, Forbes or biography.com for a more accurate report. See below, our estimation of Wes Craven‘s net worth from 2018 to 2025.

Wes Craven Net Worth (2019) $40M (Approx.)
Net Worth (2018) $40M (Approx.)
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  • Is Wes Craven LGBTQ?

No information is available on Wesley craven’s sexual orientation.

  • Is Wes Craven Dead or Alive?

Wes (1939-2015) is DEAD – Died on Aug 30, 2015, at (age76)

  • What is Wes Craven Ethnicity?

He is an American

  • What is Wes Craven known for?

Wes Craven is a well known Director.

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