General Facts and Figures
- Full name: Autumn Snyder
- Net Worth: $300 000
- Occupation: Writer, Actress
- Birthday: November 27, 1996
- Date of Death: March 12, 2017
- Birthplace: China
- Birth Sign: Sagittarius
- Marital status: Unmarried
Autumn Snyder was the daughter of the famous director Zack Snyder, who committed suicide at the young age of 21 due to various reasons, leaving her family in extreme grief. Autumn was born in China and was adopted by Zack Snyder and his wife. Read on to know more about the life of Autumn Snyder, her family and her professional accomplishments in the short time she was alive.
Autumn Snyder: Adoption and Childhood
Autumn Snyder was born in China on November 27th in 1996. Her life in China remains elusive since not much is available in the form of information during her time there. Autumn was adopted by the eminent filmmaker Zack Snyder and his wife Denise Weber, who brought her to their home in Pasadena, California in the United States. After getting adopted, Autumn grew up with the other kids of the couple, Olivia and Eli. Zack and his wife Denise adopted another child after Autumn named Willow.
Zack divorced his first wife Denise in 2007 with whom he had adopted Autumn and Willow and went on to marry Deborah Johnson. He again adopted two children with his second wide, named Sage and Cash. That marriage didn’t work too and he got into a relationship with Kirsten Elin who worked with him as a line producer on commercials. Zack had two kids with Kirsten, named Jeff and Ezekiel.
Autumn’s life was shadowed by her father’s work, who is known for a number of blockbuster hits in Hollywood. Zack Snyder rose quickly and greatly after his first film, Dawn of the Dead and then becoming a favorite among a mass audience by directing the DC Universe movies. He was also the director of the amazingly successful film 300, which also had a sequel. He went on to direct films like Justice League, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and other adaptations of DC Comics. Autumn, as a kid, followed Zack around and learned a lot about filmmaking and movie business early on. She wanted to become a writer and got inclined towards writing at an early age.
Writing and Acting Career
Autumn developed an inclination towards writing from the very beginning and her interest in the entertainment industry was bound to happen due to her father’s profession. She used to follow Zack on the sets and get ideas. While studying at Sarah Lawrence College, Autumn took her writing seriously and started working on a novel. She didn’t reveal much about the novel except the fact that it was a science-fiction piece. The novel, of course, never got finished since Autumn passed away before completing the entire story.
Autumn Snyder was also interested in acting and launched her acting career in college itself when she made a guest appearance in the Superman movie, Man of Steel, one of the biggest hits of 2013. Her brief appearance wasn’t very popular as the role wasn’t prominent and was more on the dialogue front. She visited the sets of the movie with her father and got really fond of the entertainment industry, watching classic films with her father.
Autumn continued her writing for a long time and wrote for a lot of charitable campaigns as well.
Autumn’s Philanthropic Activities
Another thing that attracted Autumn Snyder the most was charitable activities and helping those in need. Whenever she wasn’t working or studying at the college, Autumn involved herself in a plethora of activities and worked with multiple charities and philanthropic foundations that were working towards a cause.
For instance, Autumn worked with a non-profit venture called The Elizabeth House in 2014 on a Crowd Rise campaign in which she ran a writing project for two weeks named Write-A-Thon. The campaign aimed to raise funds for homeless women and children in the United States. She also worked on other projects with The Elizabeth House to help single mothers and their children and other underprivileged people in the States.
Zack Snyder was extremely proud of his daughter’s activities and never left any opportunity to show that.
Personal Life and Dating
Prior to her death, Autumn Snyder was never reported to be dating anyone. There were no rumors of her having a love interest at any point in time and at the time of her death too she is considered to have been single.
Autumn Snyder’s Net Worth
At the time of her passing away, Autumn Snyder was just 21 years old but had quite a bit of earnings for herself, through her family’s works as well as her role in the movie Man of Steel. Her net worth, reported in 2018, was estimated to be around $300,000. As Zack Snyder’s prominence and success rose in the entertainment industry, so did Autumn Snyder’s personal net worth. Zack Snyder is reported to be worth about $28 million currently.
Death and Current Family Situation
At the time, her father, Zack Snyder, was filming Justice League and was involved in the making when he received the news. He immediately took time off from work and went to be with his family for two weeks who were entirely broken by the unexpected tragedy. The family received a lot of condolences from the film fraternity and other members of society. The incident also provoked in Zack the importance of being with his family and has since better a lot more present with his other children. To respect and honor her daughter, Zack announced that he will finish and publish the science-fiction novel that Autumn Snyder started.