Bill Pohlad’s Bio, Wife, Net Worth, & Family

Bill Pohlad is a prominent film producer as well as film executive from the United States of America. He is well recognized as the son of self-made billionaire Carl Pohlad. His father founded the Minnesota Twins baseball team and his family is listed amongst the list of Richest Americans.

Bill Pohlad Bio, Age, Family, Parents, & Education

Bill Pohlad is the second eldest son of the banker as well as businessman Carl Pohlad and his wife Eloise (O’Rourke). He is the brother of Jim Pohlad, the owner of the Minnesota Twins baseball franchise which was founded in 1984. Bill has an elder brother named Jim Pohlad (born in 1953) and a younger brother named Robert (Bob) Pohlad (born in 1956). 

Bill was born on November 30, 1955, and is currently 69 years old.

Bill Pohlad Wife and Children

Bill Pohlad’s wife’s name is Michelle Pohlad. The couple has attended many film festivals together that include 65th Berlin International Film Festival, 37th Annual Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards, and more. The couple lives in a home in Minneapolis that they bought for $5.2 million on the Minnetonka Beach peninsula in 2011. They have a son named Oliver. 

Bill Pohlad Net Worth

Bill Pohlad is the heir of the astounding billion dollars fortune of $3.6 billion USD. However, the exact details of his verified property and net wealth is yet to be disclosed. Besides, his main source of income is from his production company as well as various business investments.

Professional Career

His brother Jim inherited the company after the demise of their father Carl on 5th January 2009. Bill on the other hand is a successful and well-recognized film producer, director, and screenwriter. He has also produced “Love and Mercy” (2014), a biopic on Brian Wilson’s life. Moreover, his most recognized works are “12 Years Salve” (2013), “Into the Wild” (2007), “Brokeback Mountain” (2005), and “The Tree of Life” (20011).

Furthermore, his other popular works include  “A Monster Calls” & “Voyage of Time” in 2016,  ‘The Last Face’ (2015), ‘Time Out of Mind’ (2014), ‘Wild’ (2014), ‘Dirty Hands Caravan’ (2010), ‘Fair Game’ (2010/I), ‘The Runaways’ (2010), ‘Independent Lens’ (2008), ‘Old Explorers’ (1990), and many more.

In addition to this, Bill is credited for writing the script of “Old Express” (1990). He has also served as the director for “Love 7 Mercy” (2014), “Old Explorers” (1990) and has worked as an assistant director for “Little Big League” (1994).

Awards & Credentials

Bill has received several awards and recognition in the film industry and is a well-known name amongst Hollywood directors and producers. He was nominated for an Academy Award for the film “The Tree of Life” on 24th January 2012 and won “The 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards”. 

Besides, he was further nominated for  “The 17th Annual Gotham Awards” (2007), “12 Years a Slave: A Historic Portrait” (2014),  ‘AFI Award, USA: Movie of the Year’ (2014), ‘Black Reel Awards: Outstanding Motion Picture’ (2014), ‘Independent Spirit Awards: Best Feature’ (2014), ‘Online Film & Television Association: Best Picture’ (2014), ‘EDA Award: Alliance of Women Film Journalists’ (2013), ‘AFI Awards, USA: Movie of the Year’ (2012), ‘Gotham Awards: Best Feature’ (2011), ‘Emmy News & Documentary Emmy Awards: Outstanding Informational Programming – Long Form’ (2011), ‘Emmy News & Documentary Emmy Awards: Best Documentary’ (2011), ‘AFI Awards, USA: Movie of the Year’ (2008) ‘Gotham Independent Film Award’ (2007) as well as ‘Gotham Awards: Best Feature Into the Wild’ (2007).