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Who Is Oscar Winning Director, Joseph Patel? Wikipedia, Parents, Married, Wife, Career, & Net Worth

Joseph Patel

Joseph Patel a Summer of Soul producer, an Indian-American said he became the 10th South Asian to ever win an Academy Award after the film bagged the Oscar in the best documentary feature category.

Also, Joshep Patel slams Chris Rock for calling him a White Guy when presenting the award. The award-winning director opened up the reason why he is angry with Chris Rock, saying:

“The reason that makes me SO SO VERY ANGRY is because I was so proud to be one of a handful of South Asians to have ever won an Oscar in the history of the award, I was ecstatic that I was the 3RD South Asian to win that night – after Riz [Ahmed] and Aneil Karia won earlier in the night for [best live-action short winner] ‘The Long Goodbye.’ Three South Asians winning on the same night – that’s never happened before! And it’s meaningful! It’s history!”

Joshep also expressed his anger at how Rock miscategorized his racial identity and disrespect him, while the Academy Award winner also said, Chris Rock, you’re absolute fucking dick.

During the Oscar ceremony, Will Smith slapped the comedian, Chris Rock on the stage after he made a joke about Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. when Chris said that Jada was looking like Gl Jane 2.

Who Is Joseph Patel? Wikipedia Details

Joseph Monish Patel is a director, producer, and executive who worked for almost two decades in the Hollywood industry. He has worked in many TV Shows and TV Movies.

Recently, he came into the limelight after winning an Oscar in 2022 for the Summer Love. Joseph shared his happiness after winning the title because he became the 10th South Asian to ever win an Academy Award.

The Award-winning director, Joseph Patel’s exact birth date is unknown. He hasn’t shared his personal details with the public. Although looking at his pictures, Joseph seems to be 55 to 59 years of age. Likewise, he holds an Indian-American nationality.

His height is 5 feet 10 inches or 1.82 m tall, and he weighs around 87 kg or 191 lbs.

Is Joseph Patel Active On Social Media?

Yes, Joseph Patel is active on social media platforms. He has nearly 7000 followers on his Instagram account and has 7219 followers on his Twitter account.

Who Are Joseph Patel’s Parents?

The identity of Joseph Patel’s parents is unknown. He kept his personal life a secret and stay away from the public eyes.

However, his parents are Indians but the director was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, the United States of America. Moreover, one of the photos of his mother is revealed and it is available on the internet.

Did Joseph Patel Got Married?

Yes, Joseph Monish Patel is a married personality. He got married to Kari Patel. His wife, Kari is an American by nationality. However, not much information is available about their married life.

The director tried to stay out of the media and doesn’t want to share his information with the public.

When Did Joseph Patel Start His Career?

Joseph Patel is a talented producer, director, and writer, who started his career after his graduation. He produced his first documentary film Black Woodstock in 1969, directed by Hal Tulchin.

Some of his notable works as a producer include My Block: Houston (2005), My Block: The Bay (2006), School of Surf (2009), AURORA: Nothing Is Eternal (2016), Becoming Jessie Reyez (2017), Summer of Soul (2021), and others.

Some of his directed TV Movies and TV Series are My Block: Atlanta (2005), Back in Blue: The ‘Superman Returns’ Movie Special (2006), Anil Khan: Street Level (2020), In the Making (2020), and others.

Likewise, Joseph also worked as the head of content at Vice Media, The Fader, and MTV News & Docs. He created and directed MTV’s Hip-Hop documentary show called My Block.

How Much Is Joseph Patel’s Net Worth?

Joseph Patel has an estimated net worth of $1 million. He has earned this fortune from his professional career as an award-winning director, producer, and writer.