James Toback
James Toback
Celebrated Name: James Toback
Real Name/Full Name: James Toback
Gender: Male
Age: 79 years old
Birth Date: 23 November 1944
Birth Place: Manhattan, New York, U.S
Nationality: American
Height: 1.75m
Weight: 95kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Consuelo Sarah Churchill Vanderbilt Russell (married 1968, divorced 1969), Stephanie Kempf (present spouse)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes, Andre Toback (son)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): No
Is James Toback Gay? No
Profession: Film Director and Screenwriter
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $12 million
Last Updated: February 2024

James Toback is an American film director and a screenwriter. In 1991, James Toback received an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Bugsy. As a director of films, he has directed films such as Two Girls and a Guy, the Pick-Up Artist, and Black and White.

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Early Life & Biography

James Toback was born on 23 November 1944 in Manhattan, New York City, the U.S., His family, belonged to the Jewish religion. He was taken to Selma Judith (Nee Levy) as his mother and Irwin Lionel Toback as his father. James Toback’s mother was the leader of the League of Women Voters and worked as an arbitrator of political debates on NBC. His father worked as a stockbroker and a former leader of Dreyfus Company.

He attended the Fieldstone School, where he graduated in 1963. He later joined at Harvard College, magna cum laude in 1966. James Toback took what he stated to be the most significant portion of LSD in history. He was under drug influence for eight days until when Max Rinkel, a neuropsychiatric, administered an antidote to Toback.

Personal Life

James Toback was a married man to his ex-wife, Consuelo Sarah Churchill Vanderbilt Russell. They were married in 1968 and divorced a year later. He later married his present wife, Stephanie Kempf, with whom they have a son by the name Andre Toback.

In 1989, a Spy Magazine contained the information concerning Toback’s behavior of approaching women and offering them a ticket to participate in his films. The invitation would later end up meeting during the wee hours.

Recently in 2017, the Los Angeles Times had a report of 38 women who claimed that Toback assaulted them sexually. He denied all the allegations stating that he has never encountered any of the women, and if he did, the meeting could not go beyond 5 minutes.

The women alleged that Toback could arrange meetings in movie trailers, a public park, or a hotel in the name of making a cast or acting one of his films. The meetings would later turn into a session where Toback asked questions concerning the lives of the women. He would go ahead and rub his crotch on the women or even masturbate. However, Toback still denied these allegations.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 23 November 1944, James Toback is 79 years old as of today’s date 25th February 2024. His height is 1.75m tall, and his weight is 95 kg.


James Toback started work as a journalist when he graduated from Harvard College. He received an Esquire assignment from Jim Brown, a football player, and he had forced to stay at Brown’s place for a couple of years. While living with Brown, the two engaged in a hedonistic lifestyle, which Toback got tired of it. He decided to start making movies to earn his living.

James Toback started to teach creative writing at the City College of New York. He amassed his experience when he wrote the screenplay of The Gambler.

In 1972, Toback wrote a book known as Jim: The Author’s Self-Centred Memoir of the Great Jim Brown. In the book, he narrated his life experience while living with Jim Brown.

In 1974, The Gambler screenplay was a production where some parts of the film were shot at City College. James started his career as a director in 1978 when he directed Fingers film, which was later remade as the Beat That My Heart Skipped. In 1982, he led Love and Money.

In 1987, James Toback wrote and directed the Pick-up Artist, and later in 1989, he was the writer and director of the Bing Bang documentary. He wrote the screenplay for Bugsy film that then won the Los Angeles Film Critics’ Award for the Best Original Screenplay. It also received a related honor from the readers of the premiere Magazine.

In 1977, he wrote and directed a comedy film known as Two Girls and a Guy. In 1999, James collaborated with associates from Wu-Tang Clan, where they wrote and directed Black and White Film. In 2001, James wrote and directed Harvard Man and When Will I Be Loved in 2004.

In 2013, James collaborated with Alec Baldwin, where they wrote and produced a long-film called Seduced and Abandoned. In 2017, James’ film called The Private Life of a Modern Woman premiered in 2017 at the Venice Film Festival.

Awards & Achievements

James Toback’s Bugsy Film was of much success that it received Los Angeles Film Critics’ Award for being the Best Original Screenplay.

Net worth & Salary of James Toback in 2024

James Toback Net Worth
James Toback Net Worth

As of February 2024, James Toback has an estimated net worth of more than $12 million. He has amassed his fortunes from his career as a film director and screenwriter, which earns him a reasonable amount of income.

James Toback got out of the dark when he realized that a career in making movies would primarily help him. Honestly, he is a proud man who earns his income from the work he committed. He is one of the successful celebrities in the film industry.


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