Jason Blum
Jason Blum
Celebrated Name: Jason Blum
Real Name/Full Name: Jason Ferus Blum
Gender: Male
Age: 55 years old
Birth Date: February 20, 1969
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 5 ft 9 inches
Weight: 80 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Lauren A.E. Schuker (m. 2012)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Jason Blum Gay?: No
Profession: Film Producer
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $60 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Jason Ferus Blum is a well-known US film producer. He has also founded the company “Blumhouse Productions” that has produced film licenses such as The Purge, Insidious, and Paranormal Activity. Presently, he works as the CEO of the company. Jason has also produced several commercially successful films as Sinister (in 2012), Oculus (in 2013), The Gift (in 2015), Split (in 2016), Hush (in 2016), Ouija (in 2016), Happy Death Day (in 2017), Halloween (in 2018), Upgrade (2018), and US (2019).

Maybe you know about Jason Blum 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 Jason Blum’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

Blum was born in Los Angeles, California, to his Shirley and Irving Blum. His mother worked as an art professor, and his father was Jewish and is the director of the art gallery “Ferus Gallery.” Jason completed his graduation from Vassar College in 1991.

Personal Life

On July 14, 2012, Jason got married to a journalist named Lauren A.E. Schuker. This marriage took place in Los Angeles. In July 2019, he purchased his house in Brooklyn Heights townhouse for around $9.8 million.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on February 20 1969, Jason Blum is 55 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024. His height is 5 ft 9 inches tall, and his weight is 80 kg.

Career

Jason started as an executive producer with Harvey Weinstein at Miramax. After a few years, he became an autonomous film producer for his Paramount Pictures. Before working for Miramax, he had been a producing director at the Malaparte theatre firm.

His first film as a producer, “Kicking and Screaming” was released in 1995. He managed to get financing for his film after receiving a letter from entertainer Steve Martin who sanctioned the film script. Jason sent the letter, as well as copies of the film script to Hollywood executives. This helped him get funding for his movies.

In 2000, he established his own movie production company as “Blumhouse Productions.” This company mainly deals with producing micro-budget films. In such films, the film director has complete authority and creative control over the movie projects. The company is known mainly for producing horror films. His most profitable movie is Paranormal Activity. It is a horror movie that was made in just $15,000. The movie became a lot successful and earned close to $200 million.

Continuing with the success, Jason also produced a few more movies as Insidious (in 2010), Sinister (in2012), The Purge (in2013), and Happy Death Day (in 2017). All these movies had been very successful. In 2014, Jason also worked as an executive film producer on the TV film “The Normal Heart.” The film was highly appreciated and was also successful in winning the Primetime Emmy Award under the category “Outstanding Television Movie.”

In 2015, he also won an “Emmy Award” for his Nonfiction Series “The Jinx” under the category “Outstanding Documentary.” Jason also produced various feature movies, “BlacKkKlansman,” “Get Out,” and “Whiplash.” He has also earned nominations for the “Academy Award for Best Picture.”

In 2018, Jason was caught up in a controversy. He made a public statement stating that no female film director has directed horror films so far. According to him, female directions are less inclined to produce and direct horror films. His remarks were taken seriously. After facing criticism on social media, the list of all those female directors who have worked on horror films was made and circulated. Later, Jason realized his fault and asked for an apology for his dumb statements.

Awards & Achievements

Jason has received nomination and awards for a few of his critically acclaimed movies. For his production “Whiplash (in 2014)”, Get Out (in 2017), and BlacKkKlansman (2018), he got the nomination for the Academy Award for Best Picture.  He also received the prestigious Emmy Award for the drama film The Normal Heart (2014) for being an “Outstanding Television Movie.” He won his second Emmy Award for an Outstanding Nonfiction Series or Documentary for the miniseries “The Jinx” (2015).

Net Worth & Salary of Jason Blum in 2024

Jason Blum Net Worth
Jason Blum Net Worth

Jason Blum has produced several US movies so far. It has a net worth of around $60 million as of April 2024. His major source of earning is movie production. He also owns his own production house as “Blumhouse Productions” that specifically produces micro-budget horror films.

Jason Blum is known to be one of the best movie producers in the US film industry. Over his years of experience in the film industry, he has gained a lot of experience in working as an executive producer for Harvey Weinstein, an independent producer for Warner Bros, and CEO of Blumhouse Productions. He has been ranked as a highly successful and one of the wealthiest movie producers in the industry to date.

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