Paul Haggis is a Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter, who is well-known for Oscar-winning movie Million Dollar Baby and Crash in 2004 and 2005. His additional movie credits include ‘Casino Royale’ in 2006, ‘Our Fathers’ in 2006 and ‘The Next 3 Days’ in 2010. Paul Haggis has also worked on TV shows such as ‘Family Law’, ‘Due South,’ and ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’.
Paul Haggis was born as Paul Edward Haggis on 10 March 1953, in London, Ontario, Canada. His nationality is Canadian and he is of Scottish and English ethnicity. He attended H.B. Beal Secondary school and studied cinematography in Fanshawe College.
Paul Haggis started his career as a screenwriter for TV Shows in the 70s. He has done screenwriting for Tv Shows such as ‘The Love Boat’,‘Different Strokes’,‘One Day at a Time’ and ‘The Truth of Life’. Haggis has also functioned as a producer, writer, and director for the ABC series ‘Thirtysomething’ from 1987 to 1988. Later on, he made his directorial debut with the play, ‘Red Sexy’ in 1993. ‘Million Dollar Baby’ was his first huge project where he won an Oscar Award.
His Oscar-winning movie ‘Crash’ has been praised as the best picture of 2005 by critics. In addition, he also left an impression of his directorial abilities in movies like, ‘At the Valley of Elah’ in 2007, ‘The Next 3 Days’ in 2010 and ‘Third Man’ in 2013.
Paul Haggis is tall as 6 feet and he has got British and Scottish ancestry. Paul Haggis now resides in Santa Monica, California.
Paul Haggis Married Life
Paul Haggis has been married twice; first, he got married to Diane Christine in 1977 and got three beautiful daughters, named Alissa, Katy, and Lauren. The couple was married for 18 years, but in 1994, they divorced. After that, he got married to Deborah Rennard, who is an American actress, for the second time in 1997.
The couple together had a son, named James Haggis. The couple stayed together for around 20 years and divorced in 2016. Since then, Paul Haggis has no confirmed relationship until now. According to the records, he is possibly single at the present time. The director came into limelight in 2018, after several allegations of sexual misconduct and two rapes were placed on him by Haleigh Breest and others although he denied them as false.
Paul Haggis Net Worth
His net worth is $80 million. He has obtained such enormous net worth through his movies and television series.
Quick Facts About Paul Haggis
|Name:||Paul Edward Haggis|
|Date of Birth:||March 10, 1953|
|Place of Residence:||Santa Monica, California, U.S.|
|Ex-Spouse:|Diane Christine Gettas (m. 1977; div. 1994) Deborah Rennard (m. 1997; div. 2016)
|Net Worth:||$60 Million|
|Number of Children:||Four|
|Career:||Screenwriter, producer, director|