What is Rob Minkoff known for?

Who is Rob Minkoff?

Robert Ralph Minkoff is an American filmmaker known for co-directing the Academy Award-winning Disney animated feature The Lion King, along with directing Stuart Little, Stuart Little 2, The Haunted Mansion, The Forbidden Kingdom, and Mr. Peabody & Sherman.

Early Life

Robert Minkoff was born in Los Angeles, California, on May 16, 1944. He was the son of a Hollywood film director Robert Minkoff and actress/model Francesca Johnson. Robert graduated from Beverly Hills High School, in 1962.

In 1965, Robert attended University of Southern California (USC), where he majored in Theater Arts. During his time at USC, he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity and studied with renowned acting coach Milton Katselas. After graduating from USC in 1968 with a degree in Theater Arts, he worked as an assistant director to his father on The Brave Little Toaster and The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars before going on to become a director on numerous films for Disney and other studios.

Career

Robert Minkoff began his career as an assistant director to his father, Robert Minkoff, on The Brave Little Toaster and The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars before going on to direct numerous films for Disney and other studios. He first directed the 1987 film Stuart Little, which he co-directed with Gary Rydstrom, followed by directing Stuart Little 2 in 1998.

He was also a member of the directing duo with Gary Rydstrom on the 1999 film Mr. Peabody & Sherman. Other films that he has directed include The Haunted Mansion (2003), The Forbidden Kingdom (2008), and The Lion King (1994) as co-director, as well as its sequels The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride (1998) and The Lion King 1½ (2004). He also directed the television film Lions of the Lamu (2003), a biopic on the life of George Adamson, who founded the Born Free Foundation.

Rob Minkoff net worth of $35 million mostly earn from his co-directing of The Lion King.

What is Rob Minkoff known for?

Robert Minkoff is known for his work as a director in films such as Stuart Little, Stuart Little 2, The Haunted Mansion, The Forbidden Kingdom, and Mr. Peabody & Sherman.

Is Rob Minkoff and Rebecca Minkoff related?

No, they are not related. Rebecca is the daughter of the late actor/director Richard Minkoff who was married to Robert’s mother, Francesca Johnson. The two were married for a short period of time before divorcing.

Robert Minkoff is a Jew. He has been married to his wife Julie since 1968 and has three children, Nina (born in 1972), Robert Jr. (born in 1976), and Jonathan (born in 1992).

Robert R. Minkoff married his first wife, actress Francesca Johnson, on June 7, 1968. They had two children together: actor Robert Minkoff and actress Cynthia Minkoff. In 1977, the couple divorced. He later met his second wife, actress Elizabeth Marie “Liz” Haddon (née) in 1981 and they married on May 18, 1983. The couple has two children together: actress/model Kristin Haddon and actor Michael Haddon. Robert R. Minkoff is currently engaged to Oksana Grigorieva as of January 2017.

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Sandeep Kripalani is a popular Indian model, who is currently in a relationship with Robert Minkoff. They have been dating for over a year now and are very much in love with each other.

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