Alex Gibney is one of the distinguished directors who is considered the most talented doc u mentarian of our time. He is mostly known for his exceptional work in a number of successful movies and TV series such as Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief which won three Emmys Awards in 2015 and Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God which also won three 2013 Primetime Emmy awards. In the year 2007, he was also the director of the movie Taxi to the Dark Side which gained widespread praise from critics as well as won Academy Award for Best Doc u mentary Feature.
Early Life, Bio, And Education Of Alex Gibney
Alex Gibney was born on October 23, 1953, in New York City, the United States to Frank Gibney and Harriet Harvey. His biological father Frank is a late journalist, editor, and writer. And his stepfather was William Sloane Coffin, an American Christian clergyman, and long-time peace activist.
After Gibney finished schooling from Pomfret School, he went on to enroll at Yale University where he earned his bachelor's degree. He also studied at the University of California, Los Angeles Film School.
Gibney holds American nationality and regarding his ethnicity, he is a White.
Alex Gibney's Professional Career
Alex Gibney kick-started his directorial career by working in The Ruling Cla s sroom, in 1980. He subsequently worked in Manufacturing Miracles, The Sexual Century: Sexual Explorers, and Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room. For his work as a writer and producer of The Pacific Century, he also won the News & Doc u mentary Emmy for Outstanding Historical Program.
In the year 2007, Alex was an executive producer of the doc u mentary No End in Sight. In the following year, he was a director of the movie Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson. In the year 2012, he directed the movie Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God which won three 2013 Primetime Emmy Award.
His biggest success came in 2015 when he became the director of the doc u mentary movie Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief. The movie got seven Emmy Awards nominations winning three. In 2018, he also worked in Dirty Money and The Looming Tower starring Wrenn Schmidt, Michael Stuhlbarg, and more.
Alex Gibney's Net Worth, Salary, And Major Source Of Income
Alex Gibney has worked in several movies and TV series and most of them also became hit commercially. He has a net worth of around $2 million, as of 2019.
According to United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average salary of the director is around $92,220 a year. Further information regarding his property, house, and car is not disclosed yet.
Alex Gibney's Married, Relationship, Wife, And Children
Alex Gibney is a married man who tied the knot with Anne Morgan DeBevoise, on 14 August 1982. The couple organized their wedding ceremony at the home, in New Vernon. His wife Anne is a great-great-granddaughter of Thomas Fortune Ryan, the financier, and tutor at the Marianne Frostig Center for Educational Therapy in Los Angeles.
The couple is blessed with three children, one of them is Nick Gibney. It has been nearly four decades that the couple is sharing the wonderful married life with no conflict.
Gibney's company filed for arbitration against THINKFilm for over a million dollars on June 19, 2008, claiming the company failed to properly promote their movie Taxi to the Dark Side.
by ab-sagar, 12 May, 2019