Robert Shaye Net Worth (2024): Height, Age, Real Name, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On May 5th, 2022

Robert Shaye is the creator of the Hollywood film production house New Line Cinema. He has produced several blockbuster films. He is mostly known for his Lord of the Rings, A Nightmare on Elm Street, and The Conjuring series.

Robert Shaye's Net Worth

As of 2024, Robert Shaye's net worth is estimated to be $2.5 million.

Net Worth$2.5 million
Given NameRobert Kenneth Shaye
Famous NameRobert Shaye
Source(s) of FameBusinessman, Film Producer, Actor, Director, and Writer
Date of BirthMarch 4, 1939
Place of BirthDetroit, Michigan USA
RelationshipsMarried, Eva G. Lindsten,

Early Life

Robert Shaye was born Robert Kenneth Shaye on the 4th of March 1939. He opened his eyes in Detroit, Michigan, USA.

His father, Max Mendel Shaye was an artist himself and also owned a grocery store. His mother, Dorothy Shaye immigrated from Russia and was a homemaker.

Robert has one sister, Linda Shaye popularly known as Lin Shaye. She is also a famous Hollywood actress. Robert holds an MBA degree from the University of Michigan.

Career Highlights

Robert Shaye began his career by laying the foundation of an independent production house by the name of New Line Cinema in 1967. Robert wrote and produced his first film Alone in the Dark in 1983. He released his film from his own production house. He has produced the successful six-film series of A Nightmare on Elm Street from 1984 to 1991. New Line Cinema has also produced a six-film series of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987). His production unit New Line Cinema also produced the blockbuster trilogy of Lord of the Rings (2001-2003). Newline Cinema also produced the six-film horror series The Conjuring.

He directed the movie A Book of Love in 1991.

Robert Shaye is also an actor. He acted the role of a Lecturer, Bartender, and ticket seller in the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise. As an actor, he played the role of Bert Shuster in Festival in Cannes (2001). He also played a mobile mechanic in Men’s Best Friend (1993).

He has executively produced many films including, Who is Killing the Stuntmen? (1987), Polyester (1991), The Prince of Pennsylvania (1988).

New Line Cinema was an independent film distribution house, it soon became a film studio. In March 2008, New Line Cinema was joined with Warner Bros. Entertainment. Currently, the production house works as a division of Motion Pictures under the label of Warner Bros.

Personal Life 

Robert Shaye met the only love of his life Eva G. Lindsten in 1968. He tied the knot with her in 1970. The couple together has two daughters. Their names are Katja Shaye and Juno Shaye. The couple has shared 51 years of love for each other.

Social Media

Robert Kenneth Shaye is not active on any social media platforms. He does not have any Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter accounts. He does not have an official YouTube channel. At 81 years of age, he seems reluctant to engage himself on social media websites.

The official website of Warner Bros. Entertainment broadcasts all the activities and productions of the production house New Line Cinema founded by Robert Shaye.


Robert Shaye is a successful film producer and director. His production house New Line Cinema has given the Hollywood film industry a number of blockbuster film series that will never be forgotten. His net worth is estimated to be around $2.5 million.

Robert Shaye has sometimes been associated with other Actors such as Joey D. Vieira, Carolyn Jones, Rico Yan, Hunter Von Leer, Emiliano Zurita, Joan Elan, Ran Masaki, Tsao Yu-Ning, and Jada Alberts.