Director Will Gluck; Wife, Family, Movies, Net Worth, Age, Facts

Published Date: 29 Apr, 2020 Updated date: 29 Apr, 2020 By Celebs Podium

Will Gluck may not be the familiar name for the Hollywood audiences. However, his production and directorial movies and TV shows are always in the hearts of millions of fans.

The multi-talented Will Gluck, aged 48 is an American film director, film producer, screenwriter, songwriter, and composer. He earned his recognition for directing the 2011 romantic comedy film Friends with Benefits.

Will Gluck Parents Family

Will Gluck was born on 21 July 1971 in New York, New York, United States. He is the son of architect Peter L. Gluck and Professor Carol Gluck. His father Peter is a principal of GLUCK+ (formerly Peter Gluck and Partners), an architecture firm based in New York City. He is a graduate of Bachelor of Arts from Yale University. Meanwhile, his mother is an American academic and Japanologist, who serves as the George Sansom Professor of History at Columbia University.

Gluck with a height of 6 feet attended United Nations International School in New York City. He then went to Cornell University and graduated with a major in Asian studies at the age of 22 in 1993.

His Directorial Career; Movies, TV Shows

Will started his professional venture as a writer for The John Larroquette Show in the mid-’90s. Furthermore, he wrote and produced the shows such as Grosse Pointe, Luis, and Andy Richter Controls the Universe. He co-created and produced the Fox sitcom The Loop, which aired from 2006 to 2007.

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Gluck began his directorial venture from the teen comedy film Fired Up, which was released on 20 February 2009. Afterward, he directed and produced the 2010 comedy Easy A, starring Emma Stone, Thomas Haden Church, Patricia Clarkson, and others. His production and directorial, Friends with Benefits was released on 22 July 2011. In the same year, he founded the Olive Bridge Entertainment production company. His company made a film production deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment and Entertainment One in 2016.


Will Gluck’s 2010 movie Friends with Benefits made the gross collection $150.4 million worldwide (Amazon)

Moreover, Will directed and produced the 2014 remake of Annie and was the co-creator, director, and producer of The Michael J. Fox Show, airing from 2013 to 2014. His animated comedy film Peter Rabbit was released on 9 February 2018. His recent movie Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway was set to be released in March 2020 but has been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

How Much Is Will Gluck’s Net Worth?

Will is likely to bag the outstanding earnings from his movie-making career. His directorial projects have yielded the profit in millions which contributes to his remarkable net worth. However, the actual figure of his net worth is yet to be revealed.

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Who Is Will Gluck’s Wife?

The 48-year-old director has been married to his longtime love Trista Gladden for nearly two decades. However, he does not talk much about his married life in interviews. The couple is the parents of two adult daughters Taryn Gluck and Lexi Gluck.


Will Gluck along with his wife Trista Gladden and daughters Taryn and Lexi Gluck attends the premiere of ‘Peter Rabbit,’ in Los Angeles, California on 3rd February 2018 (Zimbio)

His daughter Tayrn has worked for movies such as Friends with Benefits (2011), Annie (2014), and Peter Rabbit (2018). Though the couple has maintained privacy in their married life, they were often seen in the events together along with their daughters.

Some Interesting Facts About Will Gluck

  • Will work on The Michael J. Fox Show won the 2013 Critics’ Choice Television Award for Most Exciting New Series.
  • He and his wife bought the 2,854 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms house in Hollywood Hills for $565,000 in 2000. They relisted it for sale in 2019 for the price of $2.495 million.
  • His parents are Jewish and he belongs to Ashkenazi Jewish ethnicity.
  • In his early days, he worked as a disc jockey on the student-owned and volunteer-run station WVBR-FM.
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