How rich is Gene Roddenberry?

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How rich is Gene Roddenberry?

Gene Roddenberry Net Worth:
$500 Million

Birth date: August 19, 1921
Death date: October 24, 1991, Santa Monica, California, United States
Birth place: El Paso, Texas, United States
Height:6 ft (1.85 m)
Profession: Television producer, Writer, Actor, Futurist, Pilot, Screenwriter, Police officer, Film Producer
Education: University of Southern California, University of Miami, Los Angeles City College, Franklin High School, Columbia University
Nationality: American
Spouse: Majel Barrett (m. 1969–1991), Eileen Rexroat (m. 1942–1969)
Children: Rod Roddenberry, Dawn Roddenberry Compton, Darleen Anita Roddenberry-Bacha
Parents: Eugene Edward Roddenberry, Caroline Roddenberry
Siblings: Doris Roddenberry, Robert Roddenberry
Awards: Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Writers Guild of America Award for Television Best Western
Nominations: Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series, Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Episodic Drama
Movies: Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Star Trek, Star Trek Beyond, Star Trek Into Darkness, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek: First Contact, Genesis II, Planet Earth, The Questor Tapes, Pretty Maids All in a Row, Star Trek: Insurrection, Spectre, Strange New World, Star Trek: Renegades, Prelude to Axanar, Star Trek: The God Thing, Star Trek the Experience: The Klingon Encounter
TV shows: The Lieutenant, Star Trek: The Original Series, Star Trek: The Animated Series, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Voyager, Earth: Final Conflict, Andromeda, Star Trek: New Voyages, Star Trek: Phase II, Star Trek Continues, Star Trek: The Continuing Mission, Starship Exeter
Books: Star Trek

Gene Roddenberry Net Worth:

Eugene Wesley "Gene" Roddenberry (August 19, 1921 – October 24, 1991) was an American television screenwriter, producer, de facto populistic philosopher, satirist, and futurist. He is best remembered for having created the original Star Trek television series and thus the Star Trek science-fiction franchise. Born in El Paso, Texas, Roddenberry grew up in Los Angeles, California where his father worked as a police officer. Roddenberry flew 89 combat missions in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II, and worked as a commercial pilot after the war. Later he followed in his father's footsteps and joined the Los Angeles Police Department to provide for his family, but began to focus on writing scripts for television.As a freelance writer, Roddenberry wrote scripts for Highway Patrol, Have Gun–Will Travel, and other series, before creating and producing his own television series The Lieutenant. In 1964, Roddenberry created Star Trek, which premiered in 1966 and ran for three seasons before being canceled. Syndication of Star Trek led to increasing popularity, and Roddenberry continued to create, produce, and consult on the Star Trek films and the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation until his death. In 1985 he became the first TV writer with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and he was later inducted by both the Science Fiction Hall of Fame and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame. Years after his death, Roddenberry was one of the first humans to have his ashes carried into space.The Star Trek franchise created by Roddenberry has produced story material for almost five decades; resulting in six television series consisting of 726 episodes, and twelve feature films. A thirteenth film is in production, and is expected to be released in 2016. Additionally, the popularity of the Star Trek universe and films inspired films, books, video games, and fan films set in the various "eras" of the Star Trek universe.