James Iha
James Iha
Celebrated Name: James Iha
Real Name/Full Name: James Yoshinobu Iha
Gender: Male
Age: 56 years old
Birth Date: 26th March 1968
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.75m
Weight: 71kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Hazel)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is James Iha Gay?: No
Profession: Musician, songwriter, record producer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $25 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Music is in the blood of James Iha, and this is evident in the success and the fame he has received over the years he has been in the music industry. James Yoshinobu Iha is an American rock musician. He is best known as a guitarist and co-founder of the alternative rock band the Smashing Pumpkins.

Maybe you know about James Iha very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in [current date format=’Y’]? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of James Iha’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 & Biography

On 26 March, in the year 1968, James Iha was born in Chicago, Illinois. He described Elk Grove High School as a boring average-class suburb of Chicago where he pursued his education in Elk Grove Village. Iha received average grades in high school, and, after a successful two-year stint at a local junior college, he majored in graphic design at Loyola University Chicago before dropping out to commit himself to the Smashing Pumpkins.

James Iha is a second-generation American-Japanese and is able to communicate in only a little Japanese. Iha has a brother who is disabled. In the early 2000s, Iha had an imposter in the Chicago region, who was arrested. James makes and consults for his men’s clothing Vaporize brand, collaborating with the Japanese brand Beams since the year 2001.

Personal Life

Much of James Iha’s personal life is unknown, as there is no much information illustrating the same. The little information known concerning James Iha’s personal life is that he is single and has a daughter known as Hazel. Also, Iha became romantically involved with the band’s bassist D’arcy Wretzky, but the couple broke up just prior to the band’s performance at the Reading Festival in 1992. After a brief feud between the two, Iha sustained a friendly and close relationship with Wretzky, citing her as a best friend.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 26th March 1968, James Iha is 56 years old as of today’s date [current date]. His height is 1.75m tall, and his weight is 71 kg.


Iha wrote and sang a number of Smashing Pumpkins songs, such as: “Bugg Superstar” on Vieuphoria, “Take Me Down,” and “Blew Away” on Pisces Iscariot on Mellon Collie among many others. He wrote alongside Billy Corgan “Soma” and, “Plume” on Pisces Iscariot and “Farewell and Goodnight” on Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness, “I Am One” on Gish and “Mayonaise” on Siamese Dream.

In the year 1998, Iha released a moderately successful single album, Let It Come Down. One music video was released from the album, for the song “Be Strong Now,” which was produced as a four-track single. Iha played the third show with the group in their hometown of Chicago at the Civic Opera house on April 14, in the year 2016.

In the year 2000, Iha pursued many projects. Iha scored the Japanese movie Linda, produced in late summer of the year 2005. The same year he paired together with Schlesinger again to produce “Splish Splash,” a duet cover of Bobby Darin’s for the soundtrack to the Wayne Wang film Because of Winn-Dixie.

Iha’s second single album titled Look to the Sky was produced in the year 2012, March. Firstly, its promotion, Iha sang at the 2nd EMI ROCKS show in Saitama, Japan, in the year 2012, February and later in December that year singing at a small European tour in Paris, Lisbon Amsterdam, and London.

In the year 2013, under the management of David Bason, Iha, together with Japanese musician Yukihiro Takahashi, wrote songs for and performed on Takahashi’s album Life Anew, and sang as part of Takahashi’s band. In the year 2014, Iha scored the soundtrack to Lionsgate/Hulu series Deadbeat.

Awards & Achievements

There is no reliable information on awards and achievements that James Iha has got in his profession if there are any. In a nutshell, there is no public information on whether he has or doesn’t have awards and achievements.

Net Worth & Salary of James Iha in 2024

James Iha Net Worth
James Iha Net Worth

As of July 2024, James Iha has a net worth of $25 million while his salary is unknown, for it hasn’t been revealed. James Iha makes his fortunes earnings and net worth from his great well paying, highly marketable careers of being a musician, songwriter, and record producer. Another major boost also to his earnings are the many collaboration he has done with other great musicians. In addition to this, he has worked in and with various major bands.

James Iha, a famous musician, has been recognized as one of the best guitarists. Being a musician, songwriter, and record producer, he has done solo albums, collaborations with other musicians as well working in great musical bands. Music is in the blood of James Iha, and this is evident in the success he has had.


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