Black talent is rare behind the camera, but as our black millionaire list proves, the talent does indeed exist. Click continue for the top seven black directors making big moves behind the scenes.
Lee Daniels, net worth: unknown
Best known for the Oscar-winning film Monster’s Ball
Tyler Perry, net worth: $400 million
First made his mark in film with the now-classic Diary of a Mad Black Woman.
Spike Lee, net worth: $40 million
A veteran in the business, Lee is known for films such as Do The Right Thing, Mo’ Better Blues, Jungle Fever, Malcolm X, Crooklyn, Clockers and Inside Man.
Antoine Fuqua, net worth: $18 million
Best known for Tears of the Sun, King Arthur, Shooter and Brooklyn’s Finest.
The Hughes brothers, net worth: unknown
Best known for Dead Presidents and Menace II Society.
John Singleton, net worth: $50 million
Best known for the hood classics Boyz N the Hood, Poetic Justice and Higher Learning.
F. Gary Gray, net worth: unknown
Best known for his work in Friday and Set It Off.