David Victor Picker was known as a motion picture executive and producer who worked in the film industry for more than forty years. He also served as the President and Chief Executive Officer for United Artists, Lorimar, Paramount and Columbia Picture.
David was born on 14th May 1931 in New York City, U.S and died on 20th April 2019. He died at the age of 87. He was American by nationality and held the ethnicity of White. His zodiac sign was Taurus.
|Real Name||David Victor Picker|
|Birthday/ Death Day||14th May 1931 / 20th April 2019|
|Birthplace||New York City, U.S|
|Profession||President and Chief Executive Officer|
|Parents||Sylvia and Eugene Picker|
|Net Worth||$80.7 million|
Death Cause and Funeral Details
Top Executive at three Hollywood film studios, David V. Picker died at the age of 87 at his home on 20th April 2019. He died due to colon cancer and died on Saturday night, said reports.
Many close people to him and his fans were shocked with this news and said some words for him after his death. MGM Studios even tweeted; “We are saddened to hear that a member of the United Artists family has passed away,” describing him as “a true visionary.”
David is survived by his wife, his fans and his sister.
Net Worth, Salary, Income
Picker began his professional career as a producer at United Artists in 1956 where he worked in advertising and publicity. Then after working there for five years, he was an assistant to the president. Later in 1969 his career turned the table for him and became a chief operating officer and president of United Artists Corporation. After serving there for about a year, he became CEO.
During his time as president, he was responsible for the deal with producers for the James Bond series which as launched the most successful franchise series in the history of cinema. After that from 2004 to 2008, he served as the chairman of The Producers Guild of America for the East. Inspiring many people’s the film industry even launched a memoir about his career in the film industry named Musts, Maybes, and Nevers, which was released in 2013.
Producing many films, serving as president of United Artists Corporation he has pocketed a handsome amount throughout his career. Before death, Picker’s estimated net worth was around $80.7 million.
Married to Wife, Sandra Jetton
David V. Picker had a happy married life with his wife, Sandra Jetton. More information regarding their married life isn’t known to the media.
Family, Sibling, Parents
He was born to Sylvia and Eugene Picker. He shared his childhood with his sister Jean Furstenberg who is the former CEO and Director of the American Film Institute.
Body Measurement: Weight, Height, Size
David was blessed with a decent height of 6 feet 2 inches. He had blonde colored eyes and had green glowing eyes.