Greg Nicotero

About Greg Nicotero

Who is it?: Make Up Department, Producer, Special Effects
Birth Day: March 15, 1963
Birth Place:  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Birth Sign: Aries

Greg Nicotero Net Worth

Greg Nicotero was bornon March 15, 1963 in  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, is Make Up Department, Producer, Special Effects. Gifted SFX and make-up wizard, who learned his trade under the watchful eye of SFX splatter guru Tom Savini. Nicotero and buddies, Howard Berger and Robert Kurtzman started KNB Efx Group in 1988 and the group has provided eye-popping & jaw dropping special effects for major Hollywood releases including The Green Mile (1999), Vanilla Sky (2001), Thanh Pho Toi Ac (2005) and Land of the Dead (2005).
Greg Nicotero is a member of Make Up Department

💰 Net worth: $10 Million

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Biography/Timeline

1985

While working on the 1985 Romero film Day of the Dead, he met Howard Berger, who would become one of his partners at KNB EFX Group. Nicotero relocated to Hollywood and moved in with Berger and Robert Kurtzman.

1988

In 1988, along with Robert Kurtzman and Howard Berger, he formed KNB EFX Group, a special make-up effects studio which has gone on to work on over 400 film and television projects. KNB has won numerous awards, including an Emmy Award in 2001 for their work on the 2000 Sci Fi Channel miniseries Frank Herbert's Dune and an Academy Award in 2006 for achievement in makeup for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

2010

He later worked as FX Artist on the 2010 film Predators and created a classic predator figure for the film.

2011

In 2011, Nicotero was interviewed for the 2012 zombie special effects book "Blood Splatter: A Guide to Cinematic Zombie Violence, Gore and Special Effects" by author Craig W. Chenery.

2013

He was a guest on the MythBusters Zombie Special on October 17, 2013.