Sacha Gervasi is a journalist and screenwriter from Britain. He’s also an Independent Spirit Award and director of the Emmy Award. Before they became famous, he was the rock band drummer Bush. They were called the Diceheads at the time.
Sacha Gervasi was born in 1966, in London, England, the UK. His birth name is Alexander Sacha Simon Gervasi. He is the child of Sean Gervasi and Milli Kasoy.
His father was an economic advisor to John F.Kennedy in the White House and taught economics at Oxford, the LSE and the University of Paris at Vincennes.
Talking about the education, Gervasi studied at Westminster School, and then read modern history at King’s College London.
Sacha Gervasi is married to theater producer Jessica de Rothschild, in 2010. For seven years, the couple has been married. Until now, they have no kids.
Before his marriage to Jessica, Sacha had a relationship with singer-songwriter Geri Halliwell in the mid-2000s. In May 2006, the couple had a daughter, Bluebell Madonna Halliwell. Later that year, they broke.
Gervasi has an estimated net worth of $10 million. He earns a decent sum of money from his journalist, screenwriter, and producer profession.
The 52-year-old man started his career at the Arvon Writing Foundation for the Poet Laureate. After graduating, he worked for Samuel Beckett’s John Calder. In 1995, he moved to Los Angeles to attend the UCLA Film School’s graduate screenwriting program, where he won the BAFTA / LA scholarship twice.
With The Big Tease, which he co-wrote with Craig Ferguson, he started writing his film. Then, he made a 2004 movie The Terminal with Tom Hanks.
His film won the 2008 Sydney Film Festival, Los Angeles Film Festival, and Galway International Film Festival Audience Awards. At the Evening Standard British Film Awards in London, the film was named Best Documentary of 2009.
The film also won the 2010 Independent Spirit Awards in Los Angeles for Best Documentary and Best Music Film and Best Documentary Feature at the International Documentary Association Awards.