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Rob Minkoff Net Worth – $35 million

What is Rob Minkoff’s net worth? Who is Rob Minkoff’s wife?


Rob Minkoff is an American filmmaker who rocketed to fame for co-directing The Lion King.

He is also known for directing Mr. Peabody & Sherman, The Forbidden Kingdom, The Haunted Mansion, Stuart Little, and Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank.


He was born on August 11, 1962, in Palo Alto, California, as Robert Ralph Minkoff.

Minkoff attended the CalArts Character Animation program.

In 1982, he received an internship at Disney.


Rob made his directing debut on the Roger Rabbit short Tummy Trouble (1989).

His first big break was directing The Lion King in 1994. He was the director alongside Roger Allers. The Lion King grossed over $1.6 billion worldwide and received two Academy Awards. The cast included Matthew Broderick, Whoopi Goldberg, and James Earl Jones.

In 1999, Rob directed Stuart Little, an animated comedy film that grossed $300 million worldwide. It is based on a novel by E. B. White. Michael J. Fox was the voice of the main character, Stuart Little–an anthropomorphic mouse who was born to human parents.

The comedy was followed by a sequel, Stuart Little 2, in 2002, also directed by Minkoff.

“I think it was more fun the second time round,” Rob said in an interview for BBC. “We had a much better idea of how things would pan out.”

It was followed by Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild in 2005, but Minkoff was not involved in the project.

Mr. Peabody & Sherman

In 2014, Minkoff directed Mr. Peabody & Sherman. The film grossed over $275 million worldwide. It earned $8 million on its opening day.

“When I was a kid, I watched Mr. Peabody and Sherman as part of the Rocky and Bullwinkle show, and I loved them as characters, and so for years I remember them until about 10 years ago, and it was suggested that maybe I’d be interested in directing a film featuring these characters and I jumped at the chance,” Minkoff said in an interview with AP.


Paws of Fury

In July 2022, Rob produced Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank.

It is loosely based on Mel Brooks’ 1974 film Blazing Saddles. The voices of Samuel L. Jackson, Gabriel Iglesias, and Mel Brooks can be heard in the animated comedy film.

“It’s about a character who’s a dog, but he’s got to fit into a world of cats which cannot be easy if you’re a dog,” Rob explained to Nancy Tapia on July 15, 2022. He added: “Well, I think we’re kind of breaking the mold though because I think well, my experience with cats and dogs, they love each other except cats rule. That’s true.”

“Watching you direct this movie was both inspiring and powerful,” his wife said.

In 2022, Minkoff was the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement in Directing award at the Las Cruces International Film Festival.


On September 29, 2007, Rob Minkoff married Crystal Kung Minkoff.

Rob Minkoff and wife Crystal Kung Minkoff


“To the world, you are a mother, to our family, you are the world,” he wrote on Instagram for Mother’s Day 2022. “Your beauty lights up every room and makes every day a holiday,” Rob said in another post.

The two first met in 2003 during a party. At the time, Crystal was 20 years old.

The couple has quite a large age gap — 20 years. She was born on February 4, 1983.

Minkoff proposed to Crystal on Valentine’s Day in 2006.

She is the co-founder of Real Coco, a coconut beverage company.

Crystal is a 76th generational descendant of Confucius. She joined the cast of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills for Season 11.

“My job in my heart is to express our culture positively,” Crystal said at the time. During the reality series, Crystal revealed about recovering from an eating disorder.

Rob and his wife do a lot of fundraising for Children’s Hospital LA.


Minkoff and Crystal have two children, Max and Zoe.

“Max and Zoe are so lucky to have the most dedicated and engaged dad,” Crystal captioned on Instagram in June 2022.

“With two young children at home, I’ve been exposed to a lot of TV animation,” Rob revealed in 2016.

The family lives in Bel Air, LA, California.

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Rob Minkoff and Crystal Kung Minkoff attends the Gold House 2nd Annual Gold Gala – @Getty

Rob Minkoff – Net Worth

So, how much is Rob Minkoff worth? Minkoff earned most of his wealth from serving as the producer and/or director of many films, TV series, video games, and short films, including Aftermath, Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank, The Lion King, The Haunted Mansion, The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show, and Roller Coaster Rabbit. Therefore, Rob Minkoff has an estimated net worth of $35 million.

Rob also appeared in Paws of Fury (voice), The Making of the Lion King, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, The 100 Greatest Family Films, Truth Be Told, and Mr. Peabody & Sherman (voice).

In January 2001, Minkoff founded the multimedia company, Cinemation.

Minkoff and his wife have a 9,000-square-foot home that has a master bedroom with a “Spanish” theme, a custom-built play area for the children, and other amenities.

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