Amy Beth Pascal was born on the 25th March 1958, in Los Angeles, California USA. She is a businesswoman, best known for being an executive and film producer, as she was the Chairperson of the Motion Pictures Group of Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) from 2006 to 2015. Currently, she is the owner of the company Pascal Pictures. Her career has been active since the 1980s.
Have you ever wondered how rich is Amy Pascal, as of mid- 2016? It has been estimated from authoritative sources that the total size of Amy’s net worth is as high as $10 million, accumulated largely through her successful involvement in the entertainment industry.
Amy Pascal Net Worth $10 Million
Amy Pascal was raised in a Jewish family by her father, Anthony H. Pascal, who worked for the RAND Corporation as an economic researcher, and her mother, Barbara Pascal, who worked as a librarian and was the owner of the art bookstore Artworks. Amy went to Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences in Santa Monica, then worked there as a bookkeeper. After matriculation in 1976, she enrolled at UCLA, from which she graduated with a BA degree in International Relations. Amy`s first job was as secretary to producer Tony Garnett of the independent Kestrel films production company. After that she joined 20th Century Fox as its Vice President of Production, from 1986 until 1987. These were a good basis for her net worth.
The following year Amy joined Columbia Pictures, and stayed there until 1995, increasing her net worth by a large degree. While at Columbia Pictures, Amy was credited with the development of such successful projects as “A League Of Their Own”, “Groundhog Day”, and “Little Women”, among others.
However, she left Columbia Pictures, and joined Turner Pictures, in the position of President of Production, which increased further her net worth. However, after two years, she returned to Columbia Pictures, as Turner Pictures was acquired by Warner Bros.
Amy continued with her career, being appointed as Columbia`s President, and later becoming the chair of the company. However, she then became a part of Sony Pictures Entertainment, and little by little started building her name in the company. In 2003 she became the company`s Chairman of SPE’s Motion Picture Group, and served in that position until 2015, and in 2006 added the Co-Chairperson of Sony Pictures Entertainment to her brief, also until 2015. During that time, Amy was the only person at Sony to earn more than $1 million per year, as her salary was equal to $3 million per year, largely increasing her net worth.
Most recently, Amy started her own production company, entitled Pascal Pictures, and has already begun to work as a producer, as her name has been put on films such as “The Girl in the Spider’s Web”, “Ghostbusters” (2016), “Barbie”, and “Spider-Man: Homecoming”, which are scheduled for release in 2017.
Thanks to her skills, Amy has received several prestigious awards, including the Icon Award in 1999, and Women In Films Crystal Award in 2001, among others.
When it comes to speak about her personal life, Amy Pascal has been married to playwright and New York Times reporter Bernard Weinraub since 1997; the couple has a son together, andtheir current residence is in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California. In free time Amy works with many charities, including the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles, and for her work she received an Humanitarian Award from the Simon Wiesenthal Center in 2008.
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