Skip to content
Home » Celebrity » Who Is ‘The Power Of The Dog’ Director & Writer Jane Campion? Explore Her Net Worth

Who Is ‘The Power Of The Dog’ Director & Writer Jane Campion? Explore Her Net Worth


Jane Campion is an Australian film director best known for movies like The Piano(1993), Sweetie(1989), and more. In 2021 she had written and directed a western psychological drama film, The Power of the dog.

Who Is Jane Campion?

Jane Campion was born on 30 April 1954 in Wellington, New Zealand. She is currently 67 years old as per her birth date.

Jane attended Victoria University of Wellington and graduated with a BA in Anthropology in 1975, and she graduated with a BA in painting major from Sydney College of the Arts in 1979. Also, she attended the Australian School of Film and Television in the early 1980s.

Who Are Jane Campion’s Parents?

Jane Campion’s parents were from the film and screen industry. Her father was a theatre and opera director named Richard. Her mother’s name is Edith, and she was an actress.

Is Jane Campion Still Married?

Jane Campion is single but married before. She married Colin Englert in 1992. After nine years of marriage, they separated and finalized the divorce in 2001.

However, there was a rumor about her getting hitched secretly. She was speculated to have tied the knot with her long-term relationship as she was spotted wearing a new wedding ring lately.

She was set to announce her engagement, but some speculated that they jumped straight to an intimate wedding with family and close friends.

Does Jane Campion Have Children?

Jane Campion had two children with her ex-husband, Colin Englert. She gave birth to their first child, a son named Jasper, in 1993 and welcomed their daughter, Alice, in 1994.

Her daughter, Alice Englert, is an actress and has worked with Jane in several projects and films like The Water Diary, Top of the Lake, and more. Her mother, Jane, encouraged her and helped her in many auditions as she knew her daughter’s capacity.

Know Her: Who Is Beautiful Creatures’ Actor Alice Englert? Parents, Dating & Net Worth

Jane’s son, Jasper, died in infancy.

What Is Jane Campion’s Net Worth?

Jane Campion has an estimated net worth of $10 million as a New Zealand screenwriter, producer, and director.

What Is Jane Campion Famous For?

Jane Campion rose to popularity from her first short film, Peel which was released in 1982. She won an award at the 1986 Cannes Film Festival. She made her first film for television in 1986, and it is called Two Friends. 

Jane made her film debut with the movie, Sweetie in 1989. Her other notable films are The Piano(1993), The Portrait of a Lady(1996), Holy Smoke(1999), and Bright Star(2009).

She achieved more spotlight after writing and directing the Top of the Lake television series, which became a significant hit.


Jane had chosen a different path from her parents, initially studying anthropology and arts. Eventually, she grew up to be a successful director and producer after enrolling in the Australian Film, Television, and Radio school. She made various notable short films and received recognition for them.

Her latest films are Top of the Lake(2013,2017) and The Power of the Dog(2021).


Jane Campion has received many awards and nominations for her films and TV series. She has won a 1994 Oscar for Best Writing: Screenplay Written for The Piano in 1993. She was also nominated for a Best Director Oscar for The Piano too. The film, The Piano earned her many awards and nominations. She was also nominated for two Golden Globes for the same movie.

In 2016, Jane was awarded the New Zealand Order of Merit for New Zealand’s New Year Honours. She was also nominated for Best Achievement in Directing, Best Motion Picture of the Year, and Best Adapted Screenplay in Oscar 2022.

She was also nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards in 2013 in the category of Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie, or a Dramatic Special. Jane was also nominated for BAFTA Award for her film The Power of Dog in 2022.