James Franco
James Franco
Celebrated Name: James Franco
Real Name/Full Name: James Edward Franco
Gender: Male
Age: 46 years old
Birth Date: April 19, 1978
Birth Place: Palo Alto, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.8 m
Weight: 76 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In a Relationship
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children: No
NYes (Isabel Pakzad)
Profession: Actor
Net Worth in 2024: $35 million
Last Updated: May 2024

James Franco, the talented American actor of Spiderman and 127 hours fame. The actor who has nearly 11 professions listed against his name has recently won the Golden Globe award 2018 for Best Actor in a musical or comedy picture category. A multi-talented artist, known for his ravishingly good looks, James Franco, is a serious actor who also keeps himself busy in various philanthropic activities.

Maybe you know about James Franco very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of James Franco’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

James Edward Franco was born on 19th April 1978 in the heart of Silicon Valley-Palo Alto, California. His father Douglas Eugene was a Silicon Valley businessman and his mother Betsy Lou is a writer and an actor.

Though James has Portuguese and Jewish ancestry, he was raised in a liberal and secular environment. He has two brothers Tom Franco and Dave Franco, both of whom are also actors.

James Franco was always a good student securing high grades in his school-Palo Alto High School. To further his education, he joined the No. 1 US public university for academics-UCLA (the University of California, Los Angeles). But he dropped just after a year to pursue an acting career.

James Franco has been involved in serious relationships with several famous women, the prominent ones being Marla Sokoloff and Ahna O Reilley.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on April 19, 1978, James Franco is 46 years old as of today’s date 18th May 2024. His height is 1.8 m tall, and his weight is 76 kg.


James Franco is not only an accomplished actor but a director, producer, writer, poet, painter, model, musician, host, voice artist and academician. An actor who is known to take even minor roles very seriously, James can be found reading books and listening to lectures during his spare time on the sets.

After dropping out from UCLA, James took acting classes and auditioned for acting roles. His first significant break came in the form of the TV series Freaks and Geeks. After that, he did a couple of movies before landing the lead role in the film James Dean.

After his award-winning performance in James Dean, James entered the mainstream cinema. He did some famous movies like the Spiderman trilogy, Pineapple express and 127 hours. During this time he also starred in the longest-running soap opera of America-General Hospital.

James Franco has also produced and directed some movies and documentaries, notable ones being The Disaster Artist and Saturday Night.

Outside of Hollywood, James Franco has been quite busy in other professions too. He presented an exhibition of his drawings and sculptures in New York City. He has also released a collection of his short stories by the title Palo Alto.

Along with his band Daddy, James has released an album titled. Let me get what I want. He has also served in UCLA as a lecturer.

Awards & Achievements

James Franco is known to immerse himself in the role so much that the fine line between the character and actor blurs.

Though a non-smoker, he once became a heavy smoker to prepare for a role. There is another instance of him deserting his comfortable life to start living on the streets to understand the character of a drug addict better.

And, he has been duly awarded for all his efforts. Till date, he has received 112 nominations and has won 33 awards. Some notable ones include the Golden Globe award for best actor for the movies James Dean and The Disaster Artist.

James has also received recognition and awards for his charitable works.

Net Worth & Salary of James Franco in 2024

James Franco Net Worth 2019As of May 2024, James Franco has been immensely successful commercially through his mainstream movies and has an estimated net worth of $35 million.

His Spiderman 1, 2 and 3 movies earned $822, $783 and $891 million, respectively.

His latest movie The Disaster Artist has made $22 million till date against its budget of 10 million. It ranked at number 4 at the box office in its second week.

James Franco is not your regular mainstream actor though he occasionally does star in blockbuster movies. He is the kind of actor who puts his heart and soul into a role without really caring about its size. With an auspicious beginning to the New Year through a Golden Globe award win, here’s hoping to see more of this amazing actor’s performances throughout this year and many more years to come.


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