Bob Giraldi Net Worth

Bob Giraldi Net Worth is
$5 Million

Bob Giraldi Biography

Giraldi spent some time working on ad promotions for Pepsi-Cola which presented Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie. Bob Giraldi was created in Paterson, NJ in January 1939. He’s most widely known for directing the film Dinner Hurry and the Michael Jackson music video “Defeat It”. Giraldi graduated from Prat Institute and worked well as a graphic developer for General Motors. He became artwork director and innovative supervisor at the Youthful & Rubicam advertising company in NY. Giraldi taught marketing at THE INSTITUTION of Visible Arts and became Seat of the Advertising Division and Associate Director of the institution. He became innovative director of the marketing agency DellaFemina & Companions and started his personal production organization Giraldi Productions which includes produced and directed almost 3000 short movies, commercials, and music video clips.Bob Giraldi net well worth: Bob Giraldi can be an American film and tv director who includes a net well worth of $5 million. He created the feature film Supper Hurry in 2000 and offers since created 40 shorts. He offers directed commercials for Miller Brewing Organization using many superstars and did many commercials for Broadway displays. Giraldi in addition has been mixed up in restaurant business in NY. He also directed music video clips for Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney, Pat Benatar, Lionel Richie, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Diana Ross, and can Smith. For the Michael Jackson “Defeat It” video he won an American Music Award, People’s Choice Award, and Billboard Music Award.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameBob Giraldi
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthJanuary 17, 1939
ProfessionScreenwriter, Film producer, Film director, Television Director
EducationPratt Institute
ChildrenBob Giraldi Jr., Sienna Giraldi, Maria Giraldi, Theresa Giraldi
ParentsMinnie Giraldi
NominationsDirectors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing - Commercials
MoviesMichael Jackson: Number Ones, Dinner Rush, HIStory on Film, Volume II, Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory, Hiding Out, Club Med, Voyage of the Rock Aliens, National Lampoon's Movie Madness, A Poet Long Ago, Redeploy, Second Guessing Grandma, The Routine, A Conversational Place

Interesting Facts

1 Was former creative director of advertising agency DellaFemina & Partners in early 1970s before starting his own production company which has produced and directed close to 3000 commercials, music videos and short films.
2 With his jock sensibility, he successfully directed series of very popular Miller Lite commercials in the 1980s, ("More taste, less filling") featuring many famous athletes, plus the much-less athletic Dangerfield, Rodney.
3 Film and television director best known for directing the music video for Michael Jackson's song "Beat it".
4 Attended Pratt University in Brooklyn, New York on a baseball and basketball scholarship, graduating in 1960 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts.
5 Born to a working-class Italian-American family.


Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2001 Audience Award - Honorable Mention Sarasota Film Festival Best Feature Dinner Rush (2000)
2000 Audience Choice Award St. Louis International Film Festival Dinner Rush (2000)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2009 Audience Award New York City Short Film Festival Audience Choice Program A Honey Trap (2005)
2002 Gold Hugo Chicago International Film Festival Best Short Film The Routine (2002)



Consensual 2016 Short executive producer completed
Dime Crimes # 34 2015 Short executive producer completed
Directions 2015 Short executive producer completed
People Who Don't Know Me 2014 Short executive producer post-production
Legroom 2013 Short executive producer completed
Bedsteadied 2012 Short executive producer completed
Hide-and-Seek 2012 Short executive producer completed
Cork Man Short executive producer post-production
Direction-less [Sleepwalking on a Banana Peel] Short executive producer post-production
Runner Short executive producer completed
Dreamer 2016/V Short executive producer
The Hobbyist 2016 Short executive producer
A World Like Ours 2016 Short executive producer
Night Job 2016 Short executive producer
Catching Fireflies 2016 Short executive producer
Severance Pay 2016 Video short executive producer
The Still Life 2016 Short executive producer
Chateau Sauvignon: terroir 2015 Short executive producer
Isolated Incident 2015 Short executive producer
Enigma 2015/I Short executive producer
Gone Into the Clearing 2015 Short executive producer
Remembrance 2015 Short executive producer
Lady 2015/I Short executive producer
The Passage 2015/III Short executive producer
Destiny Jones 2014 Short executive producer
Dilemma 2014 Short executive producer
The Boy Under the Piano 2014 Short executive producer
From Adam 2014 Short executive producer
Oh, Brother 2014 Short executive producer
The Devil in the Doorway 2014 Short executive producer
The Little Violinist 2014 Short executive producer
El Cuco 2013 Short executive producer
Lucky Story 2013 Short executive producer
Redeploy 2013 Short producer
The Fling 2013 Short executive producer
Calaveras 2013 Short executive producer
Quiet on the Set 2013 Short executive producer
Retire for the Evening 2013 Short executive producer
The Pod 2013/II Short executive producer
The Womb 2013 Short executive producer
Transparent 2013 Short executive producer
Adrift 2012/I Short executive producer
Blue Beat 2012 Short executive producer
Self Portrait 2012/I Short executive producer
The Film of a Liar 2012 Short executive producer
Ben's Morning 2012 Short executive producer
Bubble Girl 2012 Short executive producer
A Heart of Gold 2012 Short executive producer
Capone: The Rehearsal 2011 Short producer
Delivery 2011/II Short executive producer
Everyday 2011/II Short executive producer
Morse Code 2011 Short executive producer
Nexus 2011 Short executive producer
Losing Grandma 2011 Short executive producer
Defilement 2011 Short executive producer
La Mia Famiglia 2011 Short executive producer
Taxi Cab Teranga 2011 Short executive producer
Friends and Strangers 2011 Short executive producer
Caught Up 2010/I Short executive producer
Honored 2007 Short executive producer
Luchador Love 2007 Short executive producer
Dinner Rush 2000 producer - uncredited
My Hometown 1984 Short producer


New Year's Eve @ Sunny's 2016 completed
A Conversational Place Short completed
A Poet Long Ago 2013 Short
Capone: The Rehearsal 2011 Short
The Grey Coat 2010 Short
Second Guessing Grandma 2008 Short
Honey Trap 2005 Short
Michael Jackson: Number Ones 2003 Video documentary video "Beat It"
The Lionel Richie Collection 2003 Video documentary videos "All Night Long", "Running With the Night", "Penny Lover", "Hello", "Ballerina Girl"
Pat Benatar: Choice Cuts - The Complete Video Collection 2003 Video video "Love is a Battlefield"
The Routine 2002 Short
Pat Benatar: Best Shots - The Videos 2002 Video video "Love is a Battlefield"
Dinner Rush 2000
The Will Smith Music Video Collection 1999 Video documentary video "Just the Two of Us"
Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II 1997 Video documentary video "Beat It"
Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory 1995 Video documentary video "Beat It"
The King of Ads 1991 Documentary segment "Dr. Pepper commercial"
Hiding Out 1987
Pat Benatar: The Visual Music Collection 1986 Video video "Love is a Battlefield"
Club Med 1986 TV Movie
Jean Michel Jarre Rendez-vous Houston: A City in Concert 1986 TV Special
City Boy 1985 TV Movie
Visions of Diana Ross 1985 Video
Pat Benatar: Hit Videos 1984 Video short video "Love is a Battlefield"
Kenny & Dolly: A Christmas to Remember 1984 TV Movie documentary
My Hometown 1984 Short
Pat Benatar: Love Is a Battlefield 1983 Video short
Movie Madness 1982 segments "Growing Yourself", "Success Wanters"


The Grey Coat 2010 Short
Honey Trap 2005 Short
Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II 1997 Video documentary treatment - segment "Beat It"
Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory 1995 Video documentary treatment - segment "Beat It"
Pat Benatar: Love Is a Battlefield 1983 Video short written by


He's With Me 2016 TV Series Gibson

Music Department

Voyage of the Rock Aliens 1984 director: first musical sequence


Top of the Pops 2 2009 TV Series director - 1 episode


The Pod 2013/II Short special thanks
Wrestling with Alligators 1998 thanks


Piers Morgan's Life Stories 2015 TV Series Himself
Pat Benatar: Choice Cuts - The Complete Video Collection 2003 Video Himself
The Essential Michael Jackson 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself - Director 'Beat It'

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