Known for movies
Wendy Finerman is an American film producer and executive. She is known for producing Forrest Gump, The Devil Wears Prada, and P.S. I Love You.
Wendy Finerman was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on October 28, 1957. Her parents are Jay Finerman, a businessman, and Rhoda Finerman, a homemaker. She has two sisters, Mindy and Nancy. Wendy attended the Friends’ Central School, a Quaker school in Philadelphia. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1979 with a degree in English.
After college, Wendy worked as a development executive at Warner Bros. She left Warner Bros. to start her own production company, Wendy Finerman Productions, in 1984.
Wendy’s first film as a producer was the 1986 comedy Teen Wolf Too, starring Jason Bateman. The film was a box office flop. Wendy’s next film, Forrest Gump, was a huge success. The 1994 film earned over $677 million at the box office and won six Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
In 2006, Wendy produced The Devil Wears Prada, starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway. The film was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $326 million at the box office.
Wendy’s most recent film is P.S. I Love You, released in 2007. The film starred Hilary Swank and Gerard Butler. It grossed over $156 million at the box office.
Wendy has been nominated for four Academy Awards and has won one Golden Globe Award.
Wendy Finerman’s net worth is estimated to be $100 million. She has earned her fortune through her successful career as a film producer.
Wendy has been married to television producer and writer Bruce Cohen since 1988. The couple has three children together: Jake, Emma, and Lily.
Wendy Finerman is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs approximately 120 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes.
|Full Name||Wendy Finerman|
|Profession||Film producer, Television producer|
|Education||University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania|
|Spouse||Mark Canton, David Peterson|
|Siblings||Karen Finerman, Mark Finerman|
|Awards||Academy Award for Best Picture, Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama, Producers Guild of America Award for Best Theatrical Motion Picture|
|Nominations||BAFTA Award for Best Film|
|Movies||One for the Money, P.S. I Love You, The Devil Wears Prada, Drumline, Sugar & Spice, Stepmom, FairyTale: A True Story, The Fan, Forrest Gump, Hot to Trot|
|1||Sister of Karen Finerman and Mark Finerman.|
|2||Ex-sister-in-law of Neil Canton.|
|3||Went to the same High School as Angelina Jolie, Michael Klesic, Nicolas Cage, Corbin Bernsen, Lenny Kravitz, David Schwimmer, Jonathan Silverman and Richard Dreyfuss.|
|4||Mother of four children.|
|The 10th Date||2017||TV Movie executive producer completed|
|Guilty Pleasures||TV Movie producer announced|
|Drumline: A New Beat||2014||TV Movie executive producer|
|One for the Money||2012||producer|
|P.S. I Love You||2007||producer|
|The Devil Wears Prada||2006||producer|
|Surrender, Dorothy||2006||TV Movie executive producer|
|One for the Money||2002||TV Movie executive producer|
|Sugar & Spice||2001||producer|
|In a Class of His Own||1999||TV Movie executive producer|
|FairyTale: A True Story||1997||producer|
|I Like It Like That||1994||executive producer|
|Hot to Trot||1988||producer|
|Life After Film School||2006||TV Series||Herself|
|The 67th Annual Academy Awards||1995||TV Special||Herself - Winner: Best Picture|
|Through the Eyes of Forrest Gump||1994||TV Movie documentary||Herself - Producer|
|1998||BAFTA Children's Award||BAFTA Awards||Best Children's Film||FairyTale: A True Story (1997)|
|1995||Oscar||Academy Awards, USA||Best Picture||Forrest Gump (1994)|
|1995||PGA Award||PGA Awards||Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures||Forrest Gump (1994)|
|2003||Black Reel||Black Reel Awards||Best Film||Drumline (2002)|
|1995||BAFTA Film Award||BAFTA Awards||Best Film||Forrest Gump (1994)|
|1994||ACCA||Awards Circuit Community Awards||Best Motion Picture||Forrest Gump (1994)|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia