Berkeley Breathed Net Worth

Berkeley Breathed Net Worth is
$5 Million

Berkeley Breathed Biography

Berkeley Breathed was created in Encino, LA, California in June 1957.Berkeley Breathed net worthy of: Berkeley Breathed can be an American cartoonist, children’s book writer and illustrator, director, and screenwriter who includes a net worthy of of $5 million. He’s most widely known for his cartoon/comic strip Bloom County with features the heroes Expenses the Cat and Opus the Penguin. In 1987 Breathed gained the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning for Bloom County. His publication Mars Needs Mothers was converted to a movie in 2011. Breathed in addition has developed the Sunday comic strips Outland which ran from 1989 to 1995 and Opus which ran from 2003 to 2008. He offers authored many books and children’s books and in addition earned a Golden Duck Award for Excellence in Children’s Technology Fiction. Bloom County ran from 1980 to 1989 and returned in 2015.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameBerkeley Breathed
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthJune 21, 1957
ProfessionScreenwriter, Cartoonist, Film producer, Author, Film director, Illustrator
EducationWestchester Academy for International Studies, University of Texas at Austin
SpouseHeather Standish Wright (m. 2015), Jody Boyman (m. 1986–2012)
ChildrenMilo Breathed, Sophie Breathed
AwardsPulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning
MoviesMars Needs Moms, Edwurd Fudwupper Fibbed Big

Interesting Facts

1 Still drawing one panel strips of "Opus 'n Bill" for Calendars and promotional purposes. [January 2000]
2 Has returned to cartooning with the Sunday-only comic strip "Opus," which features the penguin from Breathed's previous two comic strips. [November 2003]
3 Was condemned by his readers in the early 1980s for producing so many cartoons making fun of Princess Diana.
4 Hurt his back once in an ultralight plane accident.
5 Early in his cartooning career he was accused of imitating G.B. Trudeau's series, Doonesbury.
6 Pulitzer Prize, editorial cartoons (1987)
7 Daughter Sophie; son Milo.
8 A vegetarian.
9 "Bloom County" eventually appeared in over 1,200 newspapers around the world. He retired the comic on 6 August 1989.
10 Was close friends with sci-fi comedy author Douglas Adams (1952-2001), as Berke's wife and Douglas both were involved in the same wild life fund (Diana Fossey's Gorilla Fund).
11 The frequent subject of criticism by Donald Trump, he got revenge on the billionaire by depicting him in Bloom County as a half-cat-half-man who was obsessed with large objects.


1 Depicting cultural icons as money grubbing maniacs, ie company spokespeople and Santa Claus.




Mars Needs Moms 2011 book
Opus 'n Bill: On the Road Again! 1994 Video Game based on characters by
Opus 'n Bill Brain Saver 1993 Video Game based on characters by
A Wish for Wings That Work 1991 TV Short book / written by


A Wish for Wings That Work 1991 TV Short executive producer


Edwurd Fudwupper Fibbed Big 2000 Short

Art Department

Secondhand Lions 2003 artist: Walter's cartoons


Bird of Steel! 2016 special thanks filming
Life, the Universe and Douglas Adams 2005 Video documentary special thanks


Dear Mr. Watterson 2013 Documentary Himself
Life, the Universe and Douglas Adams 2005 Video documentary Himself
Tim Warner: A Life in the Clouds 2004 Video short Himself

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