Oren Peli wrote and directed the hit film Paranormal Activity. He directed the film Area 51, which will be released in 2011. Peli will produce the James Wan project The Further. He will also produce with Steven Schneider and Jason Blum the thriller film Insidious, which is directed by James Wan and written by Leigh Whannell. On September 22, 2010 it was announced he would be producing Lords of Salem and the film will be written and directed by Rob Zombie. On November 17, 2010 Dread Central reported that Paranormal Activity 3 would hit theaters on October 21, 2011.
Net Worth: $28 million
ESTIMATED 2010 EARNINGS: $26.5 MILLION
$19 million: Paranormal Activity 2 (for producing, based on worldwide gross of $169 million)
$7.5 million: Paranormal Activity (share of DVD and pay-TV revenue)