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OccupationWriter, Director
Place of birthFrance
Birthyear1965
BirthmonthAugust

Olivier Megaton is a French director, writer, as well as an editor. Megaton is better known for directing notable movies including The Red Siren, Transporter 3, Colombiana, and Taken 2, and Taken 3.

The movie The Last Days of American Crime directed by Megaton is still TBA. Besides his directing career, he also authored a book Le Facteur humain released in 1998.

How Much Net worth Does Olivier Megaton Have In 2019? Salary, Income

A French director Olivier Megaton earns a tremendous sum of money from his directing career. To date, Megaton has directed a number of popular movies and tv series such as Transporter 3, Taken 2, and Taken 3.

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An average annual salary of a film director is around $92,220. Megaton is working in the same field for long, thus he definitely earns the salary more than the average. Likewise, his net worth as of 2019 is reportedly around $2 million.

Besides his directing career, Megaton further adds money from his career as a writer and editor. He has written movie scripts and further edited some of them. As Olivier is active in the same field for long, his net worth and income will definitely raise in the coming days. 

Is Olivier Megaton Married Or Dating His Girlfriend? Relationships, Affairs

People are much more familiar with the profession of Olivier Megaton but what about his personal life? Is he married or dating his girlfriend? However, even being such a renowned personality, Megaton mostly keeps his personal details away from the public. 


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To date, Megaton is not married and further he seems to be single at the current moment. He prefers a low key media. Moreover, there are no records of his past relationships and affairs.

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Megaton might be focusing on his career rather than being involved in any kind of personal stuff. On the other hand, he might be seeking for a perfect life partner. Or Megaton may also be dating his girlfriend secretly and is waiting for a perfect time to reveal about his relationship to the public. 

When Was Olivier Megaton Born? Early Life And Education 

Olivier Megaton was born on 6th August 1965 in Versailles, Yvelines, France. His birth name is Olivier Fontana. Megaton was his artistic name which was influenced by the atomic bombing of Hiroshima as he was born in France after the 20 years of the day of that atomic bombing of Hiroshima.

Even though the Hiroshima bomb was only 16 kilotons his choice was Megaton as his artistic name. Olivier grew up in Paris banlieue. So far, the details about his parents are siblings are not revealed. He has completed his diploma in psychology. 

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Olivier Megaton Career

Olivier Megaton started working in films after he met Jean-Baptiste Mondino. Megaton directed few short films, documentary and as well as TV series. Oliver received scores of 36% from Transporter 3 and 21% from Taken 2 on the meta-critic site Rotten Tomatoes.

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Moreover, Megaton also worked as a second unit director for the film Hitman and as well as for Transporter 3. He was formerly a graffiti artist. Being a writer Megaton has written a novel Le Facteur human released in 1998. Further, Megaton also worked as a director, writer and as well as editor for one of his short film in 1998 named Je ne veux pas être sage.

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Other short films directed by him were Hard Head, No Happy End, and Angie. TV series like One Dance, One Song, Histoires objects, chamber n­­? 13, Les redoutables, Sable noir are directed by him. Chrysalis was his only directed short film documentary in 2002 as well as he was also the writer for this short film documentary.

Furthermore, Olivier also directed films like Tout morose, Exit, The Red Siren, Transporter 3, Colombiana, Taken 2 and Taken 3. Similarly, the movie The Last Days of American Crime directed by him is TBA.

Updated On Tue Dec 16 2014 Published On Tue Dec 16 2014 By rajan

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