Chuck Lorre Career and Net Worth
Chuck Lorre Career and Net Worth, How did Chuck Lorre make his money? This article is loaded with a lot of information about the prolific writer.
Chuck Lorre is an American writer, producer, composer and director. He has about $600 million in net worth as of this writing. Over the course of his career, he has produced, written and/or directed for shows like “Grace Under Fire”, “The Big Bang Theory”, “Two and a Half Men” and “Mike and Molly”.
Chuck Lorre Early Life
Chuck Lorre also known as Charles Michael Levine was born on October 18, 1952 in Bethpage, Long Island, new York. Chuck went to the State University of New York at Potsdam. Chuck abandoned school after hos sophomore year to pursue a career in songwriting. Chuck worked for a number of years as a touring musician cum songwriter. Chuck wrote the song “French Kissin” in the USA for Debbie Harry- it made it to #57 on the Billboard Hot 100. Chuck’s interest began to switch to television soundtracks. He wrote the soundtrack for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles television. Chuck and Dennis C. Brown wrote the lyrics and music for Teenage Mutant Ninja’s very famous theme song.
Chuck Lorre TV Success
He shifted focus to writing scripts for television. Chuck was hired in 1990 as a writer on the sitcom “Roseanne”. This provided the impetus to develop his own series starting with the sitcom “Grace Under Fire”. Chuck later followed up with “Cybill”. Chuck went on to create, write and produce “Dharma & Greg”, “Two and a Half Men”, “The Big Bang Theory” and “Mike & Molly”. In 2013, he single-handedly created, wrote and executive produce the TV series “Mom” which was first aired in 2013. Chuck repeated the feat with the Netflix series “Disjointed” in 2017. Chuck created “The Kominsky Method” for Netflix- it later fetched him a Golden Globe for Best Comedy series.
Chuck Lorre Awards
Chuch was nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series for Two and a Half Men from 2006 to 2008 as well as The Big bang Theory from 2011 to 2014. Chuck has under his belt several awards including Screenwriters Choice Awards for best Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2012. Chuck received a star on the Hollywood Walk of fame for Television. How did Chuck Lorre make his money? He got his wealth mainly through television shows.
Chuck Lorre Personal Life
He has been married for three times in his life. His first was to Paula Smith, it lasted from 1979 to 1992. He later got married to Karen Witter from 2001 to 2010. In 2018, Chuck married Arielle Lorrie- she was 33 years younger than him.