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Romantic comedy “Trainwreck” hits theaters Friday, bringing more of Amy Schumer’s brand of comedy to theaters. Schumer wrote and stars in the “Trainwreck” movie, and film comedy veteran Judd Apatow directed it.
Schumer’s love interest is played by Bill Hader. The cast is rounded out by LeBron James, who stars as himself, John Cena and Tilda Swinton, among others.
“Trainwreck” Movie Estimated to Earn $30 Million Its Opening Weekend
“Trainwreck” has received positive reviews, with its current Rotten Tomatoes score standing at 88 percent. The film is expected to bring in $30 million in its debut weekend, according to Screen Rant. With the movie poised to be a money-making hit, here’s a look at how much the writer, director and cast of “Trainwreck” are worth.
Amy Schumer Net Worth: $1 Million
Amy Schumer stars in “Trainwreck” as a boozing magazine writer who doesn’t believe in commitment. The real life Amy, however, is a comedian who is enjoying a boost in popularity due to her incisive and hilarious skits on her Comedy Central show, “Inside Amy Schumer.” Currently, Amy Schumer’s net worth is estimated at $1 million by CelebrityNetWorth, but this amount is sure to jump with “Trainwreck” earnings.
Judd Apatow Net Worth: $90 Million
Director of “Trainwreck,” Judd Apatow is no stranger to the comedy film genre, though this is the first film he has directed with a script written by someone else. Apatow’s big hits include “Knocked Up” and “The 40-Year-Old Virgin.” The director has an estimated net worth of $90 million.
LeBron James Net Worth: $400 Million
In the movie, LeBron James stars as a fictionalized version of himself. In the film, LeBron James is an avid fan of “Downton Abbey” and a good friend of Amy’s love interest, a sports doctor played by Bill Hader.
As an NBA star player for the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James’ net worth is an impressive $400 million. Between June 2014 and June 2015, James earned around $65 million, reports Forbes: $20.8 million from his salary and winnings, and $44 million from endorsements.
John Cena Net Worth: $35 Million
WWE wrestler John Cena appears in “Trainwreck” as Steven, Amy’s boyfriend. His character dreams of patenting a workout program. While filming, Cena reportedly improvised much of his character’s dialogue. As a bodybuilder, wrestler and actor, Cena’s net worth is estimated at $35 million.
Tilda Swinton Net Worth: $10 Million
In “Trainwreck,” Tilda Swinton is a magazine editor and the boss of Amy. Swinton is a veteran actress known for her talent and wide range of roles.
She played the White Witch Jadis in “The Chronicles of Narnia” films, and had an Oscar-winning performance in “Michael Clayton.” She also appeared in “Burn After Reading” and in “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.” Tilda Swinton’s net worth sits at $10 million.