Spike Lee Biography

Academy Award Winner Spike Lee’s iconic body of storytelling has made an indelible mark on filmmaking and television. Most recently, he directed and co-wrote Da 5 Bloods for Netflix, his latest joint. His directed version of David Byrne’s American Utopia was released by HBO. Prior to “Da 5 Bloods”, the visionary filmmaker co-wrote and directed the Academy Award®-nominated and critically acclaimed hit film BlacKkKlansman, winning the Oscar® for Best Adapted Screenplay.

His career spans over 30 years and includes: She’s Gotta Have It, School Daze, Do the Right Thing, Mo' Better Blues, Jungle Fever, Malcolm X, Crooklyn, Clockers, Girl 6, Get on the Bus, He Got Game, Summer of Sam, Bamboozled, 25th Hour, She Hate Me, Inside Man, Miracle at St. Anna, Red Hook Summer, Old Boy, and Chi-Raq. Lee’s outstanding feature documentary work includes the double Emmy® Award-winning If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don't Rise, a follow up to his HBO documentary film When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts and the Peabody Award-winning A Huey P Newton Story. In the Television arena, he launched his Netflix original series “She’s Gotta Have It”, which ran 2 seasons on the platform. The series is a contemporary update of his classic film.

Lee is also known for his legendary “Air Jordan” TV commercials and marketing campaigns with Michael Jordan for Nike. In 1997 he launched the advertising agency Spike DDB, a fully integrated agency with a focus on trendsetter, cross-cultural and millennial audiences. In addition to his films, TV series and commercials, Lee has Directed several music videos and shorts for artists such as Michael Jackson, Prince, Public Enemy, Branford Marsalis, Bruce Hornsby, Miles Davis and Anita Baker.

Spike Lee is a five-time Oscar nominee and was awarded an Honorary Oscar in 2015 for his lifetime achievement and contributions to the state of motion picture arts and sciences. He is a graduate of Morehouse College and New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, where he is a tenured Professor of Film and Artistic Director. Lee’s Production Company 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks is based in Da Republic of Brooklyn, NY.

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Spike Lee Videos

Spike Lee: Everything You Need To Know | Netflix
Spike Lee: Everything You Need To Know | Netflix
The Revolutionary Art Of Spike Lee's New Netflix Film | Emory ...
The Revolutionary Art Of Spike Lee's New Netflix Film | Emory ...
Spike Lee | David Lean Lecture 2018 | On Directing
Spike Lee | David Lean Lecture 2018 | On Directing

How to book Spike Lee?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Spike Lee for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Spike Lee, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Spike Lee or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Spike Lee?

Booking fees for Spike Lee, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Spike Lee, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Spike Lee?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Spike Lee for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Spike Lee for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Spike Lee or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Spike Lee or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Spike Lee is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including College, Black Heritage and Diversity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Spike Lee for live events is $100,000 - $200,000, and for virtual events $100,000 - $200,000. Spike Lee generally travels from Brooklyn, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Daymond John, Issa Rae and Ava DuVernay. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Spike Lee for an upcoming event.

Spike Lee Videos

Spike Lee: Everything You Need To Know | Netflix
Spike Lee: Everything You Need To Know | Netflix
The Revolutionary Art Of Spike Lee's New Netflix Film | Emory ...
The Revolutionary Art Of Spike Lee's New Netflix Film | Emory ...
Spike Lee | David Lean Lecture 2018 | On Directing
Spike Lee | David Lean Lecture 2018 | On Directing
Spike Lee - "BlacKkKlansman" and Fighting the Rise of Racism
Spike Lee - "BlacKkKlansman" and Fighting the Rise of Racism

Spike Lee Reviews

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How to book Spike Lee?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Spike Lee for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Spike Lee, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Spike Lee or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Spike Lee?

Booking fees for Spike Lee, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Spike Lee, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Spike Lee?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Spike Lee for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Spike Lee for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Spike Lee or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Spike Lee or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Spike Lee is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including College, Black Heritage and Diversity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Spike Lee for live events is $100,000 - $200,000, and for virtual events $100,000 - $200,000. Spike Lee generally travels from Brooklyn, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Daymond John, Issa Rae and Ava DuVernay. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Spike Lee for an upcoming event.

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