What was Jean-Marc Vallée's net worth? 'Big Little Lies' director dies tragically at 58
Jean-Marc Vallée is survived by his two sons Alex and Émile both of whom are well-established in the film industry
Hollywood woke up to the unfortunate news of award-winning filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallée's tragic death at the age of 58 years. Known for 'Big Little Lies', 'Dallas Buyers Club' and other leading projects, Vallée passed away outside Quebec City in Canada on December 26, 2021. The cause of his untimely death is still unknown.
Vallée won an Oscar nomination for best editing for 2013’s 'Dallas Buyers Club', a film that was based on the true story of Ron Woodroof, an AIDS patient who smuggled pharmaceutical drugs. Vallée later directed 'Wild', which starred Reese Witherspoon. He won the Emmy for 'Big Little Lies'. Another one of his popular works includes the HBO mini-series based on a popular book, 'Sharp Little Objects'.The Canadian director and screenwriter amassed a sizeable fortune through his successful works both for the silver screen and small screen.
Jean-Marc Vallée was born in Vallée Montreal and studied film at the Université du Québec. He made various music videos and short films before making his first feature 'Black List'. In 2005, he wrote, directed and co-produced the movie C.R.A.Z.Y followed by The Young Victoria in 2009. Some other notable works of Vallee include Café de Flore in 2011, Dallas Buyers Club in 2013, Wild in 2014, and Demolition in 2015.
His current net worth has been estimated to be around $10 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Jean-Marc Vallée is survived by his two sons Alex and Émile both of whom are well-established in the film industry. While Alex has worked as a producer, editor, actor, and director on numerous projects, including Vallee's hit TV show 'Big Little Lies', Émile is a versatile star who has tried his hand at acting, cinematography, and editing.
Vallée's producing partner, Nathan Ross, confirmed the tragic news in a heartbreaking statement, “Jean-Marc stood for creativity, authenticity and trying things differently. He was a true artist and a generous, loving guy. Everyone who worked with him couldn’t help but see the talent and vision he possessed. He was a friend, creative partner and an older brother to me. The maestro will sorely be missed but it comforts knowing his beautiful style and impactful work he shared with the world will live on."