Rob Schmidt Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 08 Sep, 2019
Facts of Rob Schmidt
Date of Birth: 1965 , September-25
Age: 55 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Rob Schmidt
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania, United States
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $1 million
Married Yes
Married to Zoe Gangemi
Children N/A
Education University of Chicago
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Rob Schmidt is one of the veteran film directors and writers. He rose to fame after his performance in a movie Punishment in Suburbia, which got a nomination for the Grand Jury Prize as well. He is also better known for his work in Wrong Turn, The Alphabet Killer, and more. Besides, he is a film professor at Emory University in Atlanta too.       

Age, Bio, And Family  

Rob Schmidt was born on September 25, 1965, in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania, United States. He is White as per his ethnicity and holds American nationality. Rob is pretty much secretive about his family background who has not revealed anything regarding his parents and siblings.  

Sources report that Schmidt attended the Occidental College and later went on to study at the University of Chicago.  

Professional Career 

Rob Schmidt is a film director and writer who professionally landed his first directorial job in a movie Crime and Punishment in Suburbia, in 2000. The film was also nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance. It featured Monica Keena, Ellen Barkin, Michael Ironside, and more.      

In the following year, Schmidt worked in the TV series An American Town. Schmidt later involved in many hit movies. In 2002, Rob directed a Canadian-German-American horror film Wrong Turn. The movie stars Desmond Harrington, Eliza Dushku, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Jeremy Sisto, and more. His other film works include The Alphabet Killer and among others.   

CAPTION: The American film director and writer Rob Schmidt SOURCE: Ghastly Grinning

Moreover, Schmidt directed a Masters of Horror episode called Right to Die. Besides, Rob also created a pilot called American Town for Twentieth Century Fox. 

As of now, Schmidt serves as a film professor at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. He is also an occasional true-crime TV director.   

Net Worth And Earnings  

Rob Schmidt has collected a considerable amount of net worth which as per estimation made by many genuine sources is believed to be around $1 million, in 2019. Rob's major source of income is his work in movies and TV shows.    

One of his box office successful movies is the Wrong Turn that grossed over $28 million against $12.6 million. As a director, Schmidt is paid around $65,000 a year.  

It has also been reported that Schmidt owns a house in Culver City, California. 

Marriage, Wife, And Relationship 

Rob Schmidt is a married man. He exchanged the vows with Zoe Gangemi, on 29th June 2003, in a private wedding ceremony. His wife Zoe is a photographer by profession. The couple reportedly started dating in late 2001 and married after over a year of their relationship.   

Rob and his spouse Gangemi have been enjoying a successful married life since 2003. Although they are together for 16-year now, the couple yet to share any child.  

They currently reside in California.