December 18, 1947
Born in Cincinnati, Ohio in the United States of America.
Screening of first Steven Spielberg amateur film Firelight.
Made professional debut at Atlanta Film Festival with a short film Amblin.
Graduated with BA (English) from California State University.
Directed first feature film The Sugarland Express.
Directed Jaws which won three Oscars in 1976 Academy Awards.
November 27, 1985
Married to Amy Irving, actress.
Divorced Amy Irving.
October 12, 1991
Married to Kate Capshaw, actress.
Release of ET- the Extra-Terrestrial, the first movie from Amblin Entertainment, the company founded by Spielberg.
Established Dreamworks SKG with David Geffen and Jeffery Katzenberg.
Topped Forbes list of highest paid entertainers with $313 million.