$918 million 5.5%
LAST YEAR: $870 million
RESIDENCE: Beverly Hills
SOURCES OF WEALTH: Inheritance, music and film production
THE MONEY: Field’s Radar Pictures scored modest hit in theaters with racy limited release “Spring Breakers.” Expecting far bigger score with next “Chronicles of Riddick” installment, slated for release in fall. Private portfolio benefitted from uptick in capital markets.
BUZZ: Recently agreed to produce gangster movie “Legitimate Wiseguy.” Developing film about Hollywood nightclub and magic venue Magic Castle. Meanwhile, John Travolta-led “Gotti” project has stalled. Still tied up in litigation with group Field alleges fraudulently claimed an 80 percent stake in Radar, plunging company into Chapter 11 against Field’s will in 2011. Bankruptcy dismissed later that year. Heir to Chicago department store fortune created by great-great-grandfather Marshall Field; moved to Los Angeles at 21. Co-founded Interscope Records and produced records for Dr. Dre, Nine Inch Nails and Snoop Dogg. Universal Music acquired Interscope in 1995 for $330 million. Field moved into film production, with credits on more than 60 features including “Runaway Bride,” “Jumanji” and “Three Men and a Baby.” Recently announced return to the music business with new record label, Trauma 2.
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