Ryan Coogler (Filmmaker) Bio, Wiki, Age, Parents, Interview, Black Panther, Movies and Net Worth

Ryan Coogler Biography and Wiki

Ryan Coogler is an American filmmaker. Fruitvale Station (2013), his first feature film, won the top audience and grand jury awards in the U.S. dramatic competition at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Since then, he has co-written and directed the seventh film in the Rocky series, Creed (2015), as well as the Marvel film Black Panther (2018).

Ryan Coogler Age | How old is Coogler?

Coogler is 35 years old as of 2021, he was born on May 23, 1986, in Oakland, California, USA.

Ryan Coogler Birthday

Coogler celebrates her birthday on the 23rd of May every year.

Ryan Coogler Height and Weight

Coogler stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches with a moderate weight of 78 Kg.

Ryan Coogler Family

Coogler lived in Oakland until the age of eight when his family moved to Richmond, California. His mother, Joselyn, is a community organizer, while his father, Ira Coogler, is a juvenile hall probation counselor. Both parents earned their bachelor’s degrees from California State University, Hayward. Noah and Keenan are his two brothers. Clarence Thomas, his uncle, is a third-generation Oakland longshoreman and the former secretary treasurer of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union.

Ryan Coogler Education

Coogler attended Saint Mary’s College of California in Moraga, California on a football scholarship. He transferred and earned a scholarship to Sacramento State in 2004 where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in finance.

Ryan Coogler Wife | Is Coogler Married?

Coogler is married to his loving wife, Zinzi Evans since 2016. In their marriage, Coogler and his wife have not revealed information on them having children.

Ryan Coogler Salary

Coogler earns an annual salary of $12 million from his career as a filmmaker.

Ryan Coogler Net Worth| How Rich Is Coogler?

Coogler has an estimated net worth of $36 million as of 2022.

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Facts About

  • Full Names: Ryan Coogler
  • Age: 35 years old
  • Birthday: May 23
  • Height: 5 feet 8 inches
  • Wife: Zinzi Evans
  • Salary: $75,000 – $90,000
  • Net Worth: $100,000 – $500,000

Ryan Coogler Wikipedia

Fruitvale Station, Coogler’s first feature-length film, illustrates the final 24 hours of Oscar Grant’s life, who was shot dead by a police officer at Oakland’s Fruitvale BART station on January 1, 2009. Forest Whitaker, the Oscar-winning actor, developed and produced the film. “I’ve worked with a number of truly unique voices, true auteurs, and I can tell when I’m talking to one,” Whitaker said of Coogler.

The film premiered in the Un Certain Regard section of the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Best First Film award. After its theatrical run, Fruitvale Station grossed more than $17 million worldwide. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film received a score of 94% based on 195 reviews, with a critical consensus that reads: “Passionate and powerfully acted, Fruitvale Station serves as a celebration of life, a condemnation of death, and a triumph for star Michael B. Jordan.” The film was ranked among the top ten best films of 2013 by several critics.

Ryan Coogler Black Panther

Coogler became the youngest Marvel Studios filmmaker when he signed on to co-write and direct the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Black Panther in January 2016. The film, which stars Chadwick Boseman as the titular character, began filming in January 2017 and was released in 2018. Michael B. Jordan reprised his role as main antagonist Erik Killmonger, making him the only actor to appear in all of Coogler’s feature films. The film was also praised for its portrayal of black people and Afrofuturism-related themes.

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Ryan Coogler Movies

  • Black Panther
  • Creed
  • Fruitvale Station
  • Judas and the Black Messiah
  • Space Jam
  • Wrong Answer
  • Homeroom
  • Locks
  • Making Waves

Who is the youngest Marvel director?

Coogler was the youngest director in Marvel history, at the age of 29.

What is Ryan Coogler famous for?

Ryan Coogler is best known for his work on the Black Panther film series, Creed, a Rocky spin-off, and Fruitvale Station. In many of his works, he casts Michael B. Jordan.

Who marketed Black Panther?

‘In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, Disney marketing executive Asad Ayaz laid out the Black Panther marketing strategy, which helped propel the film to a worldwide gross of more than $1.3 billion.’ Black Panther is the first big-budget superhero film with a predominantly black cast.

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