Avi Lerner Net Worth

Avi Lerner was born on October 13, 1947, is Producer, Casting Director, Miscellaneous Crew. Nu Image, Inc. Co-Chairman and principal Avi Lerner is one of the most experienced, prolific and successful independent filmmakers of our time. A well respected feature film producer and distributor, Lerner's reputation, business acumen and impact on the motion picture industry is known worldwide.Recently labeled The Most Unlikely Movie Mogul by The Hollywood Reporter, Lerner's career has taken to him to all corners of the earth, and producing over 300 films in 20 years. Born and raised in Israel, Lerner began his film career as manger of Israel's first drive-in cinema. He now covers the globe traveling to Nu Image/Millennium Films' multiple productions. Life has changed dramatically since his drive-in theater beginnings. Yet Lerner stays true to his Israeli roots. He goal is producing quality films of well crafted material with exceptional talent and made responsibly.Lerner anticipated the explosion of home video rental in l979 and founded the largest specialized video distribution company in Israel, and becoming a partner in the largest theatrical distribution company in the country.In 1984, he executive produced the remake of "King Solomon's Mines" and the sequel "Alan Quartermain and the Lost City of Gold" on location in Zimbabwe. He then sold his Israeli company and relocated to Johannesburg, South Africa, where he founded the Nu Metro Entertainment Group. He went on to own and operate theaters, a video distribution division representing top studios and independent companies, and a production arm that made over 60 features in Zimbabwe and South Africa which were distributed worldwide by major studios.Lerner's next professional moves were to sell Nu Metro and to join MGM United Artists while still producing movies. A year later he moved to Los Angeles where he founded Nu Image with Danny Dimbort, Trevor Short and Danny Lerner. A string of successful films followed with Nu Image developing the enviable reputation as a producer and distributor of high quality, low to mid budget action pictures for the international and domestic markets.In 1996 Nu Image formed Millennium Films to address the market's growing need for quality theatrical films and higher budget action features, while Nu Image continued to cater to the lucrative international home-video market. Between the two divisions, over 230 films have been produced since 1992.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Who is it? Producer, Casting Director, Miscellaneous Crew
Birth Day October 13, 1947
Birth Sign Scorpio
Occupation Film producer
Years active 1984–present
Notable work King of California (2007) Rambo (2008) The Expendables (2010)
Children Yariv Lerner, Keren Erden, Marlena Lerner

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Avi Lerner was born in Haifa on October 13, 1947, and grew up on Hatzionut Boulevard. He joined the Israeli army in 1966 and served in the Six-Day War and in the Paratroopers Brigade. In an interview with Pnai Plus Lerner said he took part in the battle for the town of Rafah before penetrating as far as the Suez Canal. He served in the 1973 Yom Kippur War as a reservist.


The bulk of Lerner's films featured action stars who were at their peak in the 1980s–1990s: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Steven Seagal, Wesley Snipes and Dolph Lundgren, usually released as direct-to-video. Lerner produced Rambo starring Sylvester Stallone, and Righteous Kill starring Robert De Niro and Al Pacino for Millennium Films and Emmett/Furla Films. He produced The Expendables, directed by Stallone.


Lerner originally worked in movie theaters in Tel Aviv but later relocated to South Africa, where he produced several films and also owned a chain of movie theaters until relocating once again to Los Angeles in the early 1990s. In 1991, he served as President of the independent production/distribution company, Global Pictures.


Nu Image and Millennium Films bought independent film studio First Look Studios in 2007 and have restructured the organization to distribute their specialty films.


Until his success with The Expendables (2010), Lerner's reputation was of a B movie Producer. Lerner has complained that Israel is the only country where his work is criticized, and he avoids giving interviews to Israeli reporters.


On February 2, 2018, Hollywood actor Terry Crews publicly accused Avi Lerner of making a phone call to his manager in which he says Avi Learner threatened to introduce difficulties into Terry Crews' career unless Crews dropped his case against Hollywood Talent Agency 'William Morris Endeavor', employers of agent and founding member Adam Venti. Terry Crews had previously accused Adam Venti of sexual assault.