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Wolfgang Petersen was born on 14 March, 1941 in Emden, Germany, is a German film director. Discover Wolfgang Petersen's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 80 years old?

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Occupation director,writer,producer
Age 80 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born 14 March 1941
Birthday 14 March
Birthplace Emden, Germany
Nationality Germany

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Wolfgang Petersen Height, Weight & Measurements

At 80 years old, Wolfgang Petersen height is 5' 10" (1.78 m) .

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Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Who Is Wolfgang Petersen's Wife?

His wife is Maria Borgel-Petersen (m. 1978), Ursula Sieg (m. ?–1978)

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Wife Maria Borgel-Petersen (m. 1978), Ursula Sieg (m. ?–1978)
Sibling Not Available
Children Daniel Petersen

Wolfgang Petersen Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Wolfgang Petersen worth at the age of 80 years old? Wolfgang Petersen’s income source is mostly from being a successful Director. He is from Germany. We have estimated Wolfgang Petersen's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
Salary in 2019 Under Review
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Source of Income Director

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And then came Poseidon (2006), about a passenger ship turning over at sea. Outbreak just hinted at being an Irwin Allen remake, but with Poseidon it was now official. .


Received the "Bayerischer Verdienstorden" (Bavaria's highest decoration) on 17 July 2003.


Was offered the chance to direct The Sum of All Fears (2002), but declined.


He was intended to direct a Batman vs Superman film in 2001 that would have starred Colin Farrell as Batman and Jude Law as Superman but the film was never made.


The Perfect Storm (2000) came next, and while the script about a boat at sea in a storm was okay, the constant fake looking computer generated sea water damaged the film.


Then came Air Force One (1997), about terrorists taking over the presidents plane.


This director seems to shine most when making movies that can best be described as part action movies/part disaster movies. Beginning with Outbreak (1995) about the outbreak of a killer virus.


Directed one Oscar nominated performance: John Malkovich in In the Line of Fire (1993).


This film had shades of an Irwin Allen disaster movie, The Swarm (1978), about the outbreak of killer bees. Both films had the military and scientists clash, also both had choppers all over the place.


Got to know his second wife, Maria-Antoinette Borgel, during the shooting of Smog (1973), where she worked as a script girl.


This film had shades of a 1970s Airport disaster film.


Attended the 'Deutsche Film und Fernseh Akademie Berlin' (DFFB) from 1966 to 1970.


Broke into the entertainment industry in 1960 with the Hamburg Ernest Deutsch Theater as an assistant director.