James Cameron Net Worth
Who is James Cameron?
James Cameron is well known name all over the world. His full name is James Francis Cameron. His works as a filmmaker has made him popular worldwide and won him numerous awards. Apart from being a Canadian filmmaker, he is also a deep sea explorer and a philanthropist. James Cameron was born on 16 August, 1954 in Kapuskasing in Ontario, Canada. His father, Phillip Cameron was an electrical engineer and his mother, Shirley, was a nurse and an artist.
Early childhood and work :
James Cameron spent his early childhood in Chippawa, Ontario. He developed interest in film making after watching Star Wars 1977. Before that he worked as a truck driver and did writing work whenever he had time. In the year 1978, he wrote a film Xenogenesis, which he also directed and produced. In 1979, he worked as an assistant director for the movie Rock and Roll High School Music, for which his work was uncredited.
James Cameron first studied in Stamford Collegiate School which was in Niagara Falls, Ontario. When he was 17 years old, he moved to Brea in California with his family in 1971. He attended Brea Olinda High School after dropping out of Sonora High school, and further did his secondary education. In 1973, he took admission in Fullerton College and studied physics. In 1974, he switched from physics to English, but dropped out before the fall semesters. He first worked as an art director in the movie Battle Beyond The Stars in 1980.
Known for :
Cameron’s movie The Terminator(1984) starring Arnold Schwarzenegger was a box office hit. The Orion pictures first thought the movie to be just another sci-fi fiction but its huge success broke every negative notions about this movie. The budget of this movie was 6.8 million dollars and at the box office this movie earned around 78 million dollars in its worldwide collection. After that James Cameron directed many iconic movies such as Rambo First Blood part 2(1985), Aliens (1986), The abyss (1989), Terminator 2 Judgement Day, True Lies, Strange Days, Titanic, Spider Man, Dark Angel, Avatar(2009), Sanctum(2011). There are many more upcoming projects of Cameron, on which he is working. James Cameron has bagged numerous prestigious awards for best director, best screenplay, best editor, best writer, best producer etc.
Net worth $800 million :
James Cameron has broken box office record by making biggest movie hits. These movies have also grossed highest commercially in the world. The current net worth of James Cameron in the year 2018 is $800 million. His movies like Titanic and Avatar have earned 1 million and 2 million dollars respectively until now. James Cameron also owns magnificent and extravagant bungalows, mansions, cars and bikes.
Personal life :
James Cameron had an interesting personal life. He has been married for 5 times. His marriages :
• Sharon Williams (1978-1984)
• Gala Anne Hurd (1985-1989)
• Katherine Bigelow (1989-1991)
• Linda Hamilton (1997-1999)
After four unsuccessful marriage is he married Suzy Amis in the year 2000 and is still married to her.