Academy Award Nominee 39 Years Old Sound Engineer Mel Metcalfe's Net Worth, Earnings, Career, Achievements, and Awards

Mel Metcalfe is a famous American sound engineer who was nominated for the Academy Awards for the Best Sound three times. Some of his best creations are Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin. Scroll down to know more about his net worth and career achievements.


If you are keen to know how much Mel Metcalfe makes through his profession and also about the awards he’s been nominated to till date as well as the awards he’s won, keep on reading the article until the end.

Mel Metcalfe’s Net Worth and Career

Mel Metcalfe, who was previously married to the gorgeous lady, Portia de Rossi, has a current estimated net worth of $2 million. Mel has worked for more than 160 movies and TV series which includes; Tin Men, Fatal Attraction, Good Morning, Rain Man, Breaking Point, When Harry met Sally, The Little Mermaid, and many more movies.

CAPTION: Mel Metcalfe with his ex-wife Portia SOURCE: Pinterest

Also read: Portia De Rossi's Ex-Husband Mel Metcalfe is still single or is he Dating Someone?

Other animated movies he’s worked for are; Toy Soldiers, Stop, or my mom will shoot, Aladdin, Hocus Pocus, The Lion King, 101 Dalmatians, 10 things I hate about you, The Princess diaries, Treasure Planet, Lilo & Stich, Pocahontas, Mr. Holland’s Opus, Anna Karenina, Mulan, The Majestic, The Santa Clause 2, Home on the Range, etc.

Mel Metcalfe’s awards and nominations

There are several award nominations and wins Mel has received till date. Starting off from Academy Awards, he was nominated for Best Sound in 1993 for Aladdin, in 1992 for Beauty and the Beast and in 1987 for Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home.

CAPTION: Mel Metcalfe SOURCE: Blondie Park

He was also nominated for Best Sound for The Lion King by BAFTA Awards. Mel won ACCA award again for Best sound for Aladdin. Similarly, he was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award in 1987 for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Drama Series (Moonlighting).

CAPTION: Mel Metcalfe SOURCE: Alchestron

He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Film Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or a Special (Space) in 1985. In the same year, he was nominated for the same award for The Jesse Owes Story. In 1984 also he won the same Award for A Streetcar Named Desire and in the same year was nominated for Flight 90: Disaster on the Potomac.

Facts about Mel Metcalfe

1. Mel Metcalfe's net worth is around $2 million. 

2. Mel has been nominated for Academy Award, THREE times. 

3. Mel was previously married to Portia De Rossi.

4. His ex-wife turned out to be a lesbian.

5. Portia is currently happily married to Ellen DeGeneres.

6. Mel career started back in 1981. 

7. He has worked in the sound department for more than 160 movies. 

8. The name of Mel's parents; father Jeff Metcalfe and mother Nancy DeMaio.

9. Mel Metcalfe is an American sound engineer.

10.  Mel dumped his wife Portia de Rossi and ran off with her brother's wife.