Jerry Bruckheimer
Jerry Bruckheimer
Real Name/Full Name Jerome Leon Bruckheimer
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Jerry Bruckheimer
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: September 21 1943
Age/How Old: 80years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 80 Kg
In Pounds – 176.3 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Alexander Bruckheimer
Mother – Ludwig Bruckheimer
Siblings: 1 (N/A)
School: Mumford High School
College: University of Arizona
Religion: Jewish
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Linda Sue Bruckheimer (m. 1993)
Kids/Children Name: Alexandra Bruckheimer
Profession: Film Producer
Net Worth: $1 Billion
Last Updated: July 2024

Jerry Bruckheimer is an American film producer and businessman. He has produced numerous highly successful Hollywood Movies such as Top Gun, Pirates of the Caribbean Franchise, Bad Boys, Armageddon, Black Hawk Down, Beverly Hills Cop, and Peal Harbour.

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Biography and Early Life

Jerry Bruckheimer was born on September 21st, 1943, to Alexander Bruckheimer and Ludwig Bruckheimer in Detroit, Michigan. His parents were Ashkenazi Jewish immigrants who had fled Germany and migrated to the United States due to the threat of Nazi genocide. The Bruckheimer family was very poor, and they struggled to make ends meet.

Jerry’s father worked as a salesman while his mother managed the house. From a young age, he loved movies and photography. Seeing this, his parents had gifted him a camera for his 15th birthday, and he enjoyed taking photographs and building albums. He also loved stamp collecting and had numerous collections of stamp archives.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jerry Bruckheimer in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jerry Bruckheimer’s age is 80 years old as of today’s date 16th July 2024 having been born on 21 September 1943. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 176.3 lbs in Pound and 80 kg in Kilograms.


In Detroit, Jerry attended the Mumford High School, from which he graduated in 1961. After graduating high school, Jerry decided to leave his hometown and move to Arizona to study at the University of Arizona. He graduated with a bachelor’s in Psychology.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Jerry Bruckheimer With Wife Linda Bruckheimer
Jerry Bruckheimer With Wife Linda Bruckheimer

Jerry Bruckheimer married Bonnie Fishman Bruckheimer in 1969. They had been in a relationship four years before that. However, after only five years, they filed for divorce. Later he married Linda Sue Bruckheimer, who is a famous American author and designer. They live together in New York. Jerry does have any children but has a step-daughter Alexandria Bruckheimer from the previous marriage of Linda. He leads a very low-profile lifestyle and has been reported not to attend Hollywood galas and parties.

Is Jerry Bruckheimer Gay?

Jerry Bruckheimer has been married twice. First to  Bonnie Fishman Bruckheimer and then to Linda Sue Bruckheimer. Therefore he is clearly not gay.

Professional Career

Jerry Bruckheimer started his career in the 1960s in Advertising. Slowly he was promoted and started producing 1-min commercials to be shown during Super Bowl and NBA games. Later he started producing Coca-Cola Commercials. In 1974, he started The Culpeper Cattle Company and produced Farewell My Lovely, American Gigolo, Cat People Thief, and March or Die.

They were not successes but received acclaim from critics. In the mid-80s, he met Bruce Simpson and what started off as a brilliant partnership of high grossing successful movies. The Jerry-Simpson Duo went on to produce Flash dance, Beverly Hills Cop, and Top Gun. Together they later produced great hits like Bad Boys, Dangerous Minds, and The Rock.

After Simpson’s death, Jerry started by making his own productions company, The Jerry Bruckheimer Films Inc., And produced successful movies in the 90s and early 2000s like Armageddon. His claim to fame was the Pirates of Caribbean series, which was highly successful worldwide.


Jerry Bruckheimer’s movies have won 6 Academy Awards, 5 Grammy Awards out of 8 nominations, and 17 Emmy Awards out of 77 nominations. He personally won the Producer of the Year Award in 1998, 200, and 2003. His contribution to Hollywood is immense, as we can see from his awards and achievements tally.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jerry Bruckheimer in 2024

Jerry Bruckheimer Net Worth
Jerry Bruckheimer Net Worth

As of 2024, Jerry Bruckheimer has an estimated net worth of around $1 billion. He has earned his wealth due to some of his highly successful productions and lucrative deals with big American film companies like Paramount, Disney Studios, and CBS Studios.

It is estimated that Jerry alone profited more than $15 million from the first movie of the Pirates of Caribbean series The Curse of the Black Pearl. He has also earned a lot of money from producing Crime Shows on TV, the most famous being “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.” He also owns the ice hockey team “Seattle Kraken.”

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Jerry Bruckheimer has been credited for bringing the new wave of Hollywood Action movies, starting with Top Gun.
  • Jerry Bruckheimer has been the 4th most successful producer worldwide after David Heyman, Kathleen Kennedy, and Kevin Feige.
  • Jerry Bruckheimer is an avid gamer. His favorite games include Fallout and Skyrim, and often plays them in free time.

Jerry Bruckheimer is a highly powerful man in Hollywood but still lives as a recluse and avoids publicity. His highly creative and ambitious movies display his love for the art of Cinema. He once claimed that he made movies for the audience, not for the critics. Coming from a poor family, his life serves as an inspiration for all those who want to achieve success in their life by doing what they love to do, and has inspired many individuals to walk in the path showed by him.


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