He’s an American director, producer, screenwriter and editor.
He’s considered one of the founding pioneers of the New Hollywood era.
He has an estimated net worth of US$3.6 billion.
He’s Steven Spielberg and here are his Top 10 Rules for Success.
1. Listen to the whispers
In a prolific career spanning more than four decades, Spielberg’s films have spanned many themes and genres.
2. Be devoted to your idea
His early science-fiction and adventure films were seen as archetypes of modern Hollywood escapist filmmaking.
3. Be ambitious
In later years, his films began addressing issues such as the Holocaust, the transatlantic slave trade, war, and terrorism.
4. Be a great storyteller
He won the Academy Award for Best Director for Schindler’s List and Saving Private Ryan.
5. Study the past
Three of Spielberg’s films—Jaws, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, and Jurassic Park—achieved box office records.
6. Don’t chase money
The unadjusted gross of all Spielberg-directed films exceeds $9 billion worldwide.
7. Express your own originality
He’s also known for his long-standing associations with several actors, producers, and technicians.
8. Follow your intuition
On May 26, 2016, Spielberg was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Arts by Harvard University.
9. Leave an impression
He’s one of the co-founders of DreamWorks Studios.
10. Just do it
He’s being viewed as one of the most popular directors and producers in film history.