The Academic Award-Winning film director James Cameron is well-known for his super hit movies like Titanic and Avatar. The famous filmmaker of Canada has sculpted himself in the genre of science fiction.
At an early age, he dropped out of school. He began learning the nitty-gritty (special effects) own his own and directed 10 minutes’ short movie “Xenogenesis” to pursue his career in direction. For a few years, he worked as a particular effect manager.
But after a few years, he directed the movie “The Terminator” and got his first break. James Cameron’s net worth is around $700 million.
James Cameron (full name James Francis Cameron) was born in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada, on August 16 1954 to Shirley and Philips.
The young James did his schooling in Ontario from Stamford Collegiate School. Later, he attended Troy High School in California. For his graduation, he studied Physic from Fullerton College but dropped out from there before graduation.
To support himself, he works as a truck driver. James learns the filmmaking own his own and made the possible effort in several movies.
Beginning of Career
James Cameron, back in 1978, read a book by American Screen, Syed Field titled “Screenplay,” and decided to write the script of “Xenogenesis” This movie recorded in 35 mm reel and was a 10 min science fiction short film.
Later, Roger Corman Studio hired him to get some model for low budget movies. Later in 1980, he appointed as an art director there for a film titled “Battle Beyond the Stars.”
For the next two years, 1981 to 1983, he worked on science fiction films such as Android, New York, and Galaxy of Terror.
Meanwhile, James starts working on a sequel of a science fiction horror movie named “Piranha” and “Piranha II.” Firstly, he worked as an art director for this movie, later become the director as well.
While shooting the project, he mistakenly forgot the close-up shoots of Carole Davis and was fired. But he helped the producer Ovidio Assonitis as an assistant director of the movie.
In 1984, his first debut project was released “The Terminator” under the production of Pacific Western Production (owned by his college Gale Anne Hurd).
The budget of this movie was 6.5 million and stared at many known faces, such as Arnold Schwarzenegger. After release, this movie earned around $78 million.
James Cameron married four times in his life. For the years 1978 to 1999, James Cameron was invo9lved with many women; his spouse includes, Sharon Williams, a well-known producer. Gale Anne Hurd, The Terminator star Linda Hamilton (have one daughter with her named Josephine) and a famous filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow.
He married American actress Suzy Amis in 2000. Both met each other on the set of Titanic.
They blessed three children named Claire Cameron, Elizabeth Rose Cameron, and Quinn Cameron.
James Cameron Personal Details
|Real Name||James Francis Cameron|
|Date of Birth||August 16, 1954|
|Place of Birth||Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada|
|Profession / Occupation||Filmmaker|
James Cameron Body Stats
|Height||6'2 feet or 188 cm|
James Cameron Family Details
|Spouse / Wife Name||Suzy Amis (M. 2000), Gale Anne Hurd (1985-1989), Kathryn Bigelow (1989-1991), Linda Hamilton (1997-1999), Sharon Williams (1978-1984)|
|Father Name||Phillip Cameron|
|Mother Name||Shirley Cameron|
|Children||Claire Cameron, Elizabeth Rose Cameron, Josephine Archer Cameron, Quinn Cameron|
|Siblings||John David Cameron, Mike Cameron|
James Cameron Net Worth
James Cameron’s net worth is around $700 million. He is among the top five wealthiest directors of Hollywood. James knows how to produce a good box office movie that lets him earn a handsome amount of money.
However, James does not release several movies each year.
Thus, he believes in quality rather than quantity. Overall, every movie earned around $8 million. James is behind the famous movies od Hollywood and one of the top nosh entertainers.
Facts About James Cameron
- The Academic Award-Winning film director James Cameron is well-known for his super hit movies like Titanic and Avatar.
- At an early age, he dropped out of school. He began learning the nitty-gritty (special effects) own his own.
- James Cameron, back in 1978, read a book by American Screen, Syed Field titled “Screenplay,” and decided to write the script of “Xenogenesis.”
- Later in 1980, he appointed as an art director there for a movie titled “Battle Beyond the Stars.”