Brad Grey Net Worth at Death – Salary, Income, Earnings

Brad Grey Net Worth 

Brad Grey had an estimated net worth of $300 million at death. Brad Alan Grey was an American film and television producer who served as Chairman and CEO from 2005 to 2017 at Paramount Pictures. He earned most of his income from film and television production. 

Brad Grey was born in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA on December 29, 1957. He was a writer and producer best known for his work on The Departed (2006), The Sopranos (1999), and The Larry Sanders Show (1992). He had two wives, Cassandra Huysentuyt and Jill Gutterson. On May 14, 2017, he died in Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

To calculate the net worth of Brad Grey, subtract all his liabilities from his total assets. Investments, savings, cash deposits, and any equity he has in a house, car, or other similar asset are included in the total assets. All debts, such as personal loans and mortgages, are included in total liabilities.

Here’s the breakdown of his net worth:

Name: Brad Grey
Net Worth: $300 Million
Monthly Salary: $2 Million+
Annual Income: $30 Million Per Year
Source of Wealth: Film Producer, Television producer, Entrepreneur

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Early Life

Brad Grey was born in the Bronx to Jewish parents, the youngest son of a clothing salesman. He studied at the College of Buffalo.

During his studies he became the “jack of all trades” for the young Harvey Weinstein, who then became a concert promoter. The first event Grey produced at the age of 20 was a Frank Sinatra concert at the Buffalo Memorial Auditorium in 1978.

On weekends, Grey traveled to Manhattan to see new comedians at the Improv. He brought comedian Bob Saget to New York. Grey made Saget his first client.


In 1984, Grey received a career boost when he met manager Bernie Brillstein at a television convention in San Francisco. They teamed up and formed Brillstein-Grey Entertainment in 1986. Grey was executive producer of the sitcom It’s Garry Shandling’s Show.

In 2001, he co-founded Plan B Entertainment with Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston. In 2005, Grey left Plan B and Brillstein Entertainment to become CEO of Paramount. Here he oversaw the entire feature film division, with successful formats including Transformers, Paranormal Activity, Star Trek and Iron Man.

From 1986 to 1990, he was the producer of It’s Garry Shandling’s Show, and from 1992 to 1998, the producer of The Larry Sanders Show, which also starred comedian Garry Shandling.

From 1999 to 2007 he was the producer of The Sopranos, and from 2003 he was the producer of the show for HBO: Real Time with Bill Maher.

From 2005 to February 2017, Grey headed the film studio Paramount Pictures, where he succeeded Sherry Lansing. In that year, his film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was released. In 2006, Running with Scissors.

Grey died of cancer at the age of 59.

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Brad Grey Quotes

“I can only say that in life when you have the greatest expectations and you try to do things the right way, it doesn’t always work out.”


“I don’t lack confidence. I don’t sweat. I don’t want to get too Zen on you, but I have to run my own race.”


“Any time there is a lot of money or ego involved, people tend to behave badly.”


“Tom’s history with Paramount has made for one of Hollywood’s most successful relationships; the opportunity to continue our collaboration with him on ‘Mission: Impossible 3’ is everything anyone in show business could hope for.”


“Marvel has emerged as one of the strongest, most successful entertainment brands around the globe, with an enviable track record in feature films. We are excited to be working with Marvel on this new business.”


“It’s what we talked about from the get-go, bringing the best and brightest to Paramount, both in front of and behind the camera. Stacey is an extraordinary and unique piece of talent as an executive.”


“It’s essential for a company like ours to partner with a company with great leverage, and our friends at Fox clearly represent that.”

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