Ari Aster is an American filmmaker, known for directing and writing horror films that have deeply affected audiences and critics alike. He achieved international acclaim for his disturbing and innovative horror films, “Hereditary” (2018) and “Midsommar” (2019).
|Birthday||July 15, 1986|
|Birthplace||New York City, NY|
|Age||36 years old|
|Known For||“Hereditary”, “Midsommar”|
|Height||5’11” (180 cm)|
|Estimated Net Worth||$2 million|
Ari Aster was born and raised in New York City. He developed a love for filmmaking at a young age and studied film and directing at the AFI Conservatory in Los Angeles, where he graduated with an MFA in Directing in 2010.
Career Highlights and Trivia
- Aster first gained attention with his short films, particularly “The Strange Thing About the Johnsons” (2011), which garnered notice for its bold subject matter and stylish execution.
- He made his feature directorial debut with the horror film “Hereditary” in 2018. The movie, starring Toni Collette, was a commercial and critical success, and is often cited as one of the scariest films of the decade.
- His follow-up feature, “Midsommar” (2019), a folk horror film set in Sweden and starring Florence Pugh, was also met with critical acclaim.
- Aster is known for his meticulous attention to detail, his exploration of familial and relational trauma, and his blending of horror with elements of drama and tragedy.
Ari Aster tends to keep his personal life private, so little is known about his family life.
He has worked with actors like Toni Collette, Florence Pugh, and Jack Reynor in his films.
Estimated Net Worth
As of 2023, Ari Aster’s estimated net worth is around $2 million.