Celebrated Name: Jim lee
Real Name/Full Name: Jim lee
Gender: Male
Age: 59 years old
Birth Date: 11 August 1964
Birth Place: Seoul, South Korea
Nationality: American, South Korean
Height: 1.57 m
Weight: 62 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Carla Michelle Lee
Children: N/A
Profession: Korean American comic-book artist, writer, editor, and publisher
Net Worth in 2024: $12 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Well Known Comic Books Publisher, Artist and Writer, Jim Lee is a Korean –American. He is most popularly known for his work in Marvel Comics who then went on to found an independent company named Image Comics. The great Comic Writer has very famous works under his kitty, earning him good fortunes.

Maybe you know about Jim lee 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 Jim lee’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

Born in 1964 (August 11), in Seoul, South Korea, Jim had a normal middle-class family childhood. He was brought up in St Louis Missouri where he went to River Bend Elementary School and then to St Louis Country Day School.

During his school days itself, his interest drew towards drawing. He used to draw posters, and one of his senior also predicted him to own a comic book company in future. But opposed to that Lee joined Princeton University with Psychology as honours to practice Medicine.

But Lee was not much interested in the medical field and left the university to follow his passion for being a Comic Artist.

Lee is happily married to Carla Michelle and is a father of 9 beautiful children. He, along with his family, lived in Italy for a few years.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 11 August 1964, Jim lee is 59 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024. His height is 1.57 m tall, and weight is 62 kg.


Jim Lee’s career started when he was hired by Marvel Comics in the year 1987. In the initial years as a Comic Artist, Jim worked on projects such as Alpha Flight and Punisher War Journal. Gradually his art spoke, and he was assigned to help on the X Men Vol 2 issue along with writer Claremont. In no time X Men Vol2 sales surged up and were among the best selling comics of all the time with more than 8 million copies sold.

In 1992, Jim along with his six artists friends co-founded “Image Comics” and formed his own production company called “Wildstorm Productions”. Image Comics successfully created GEN13 and WILDCATS, but Lee left the company in 1998 along with selling his production company Wildstorm productions to DC Comics.

The very same year, 1998, Lee joined DC Comics’ Creative department and went to explore new characters and books. His other well-known works include Justice League of America, All-star Batman, Superman Unchained and many more.

Awards and Achievements

With such a great career and being a notable comic book artist, Jim Lee has a noteworthy contribution to the comic’s world, which has earned him huge respect. He won several awards in more than 20 years of growing career.
He was awarded “Harvey award for Best new talent” in 1990, “Inkpot Award” in 1992, “Wizard fan award for Favourite Penciller” in 1996, “Wizard Fan award for Favourite Penciller” for comic Batman in 2002 and “Wizard Fan award for favourite Penciller” again in 2003.

Net Worth & Salary of Jim lee in 2024

Jim lee Net Worth
Jim lee Net Worth

As of April 2024, The estimated Net worth of Jim Lee is $12 million. Earning this fortune was not quite easy for Jim Lee as it’s his hard work that has made him what he is. Also for the contribution in X men Vol 2, the issue is said to have highest-selling copies according to Guinness World Records announced in 2010 at San Diego Comic Conference. Earnings from the sales were said to be $7 million.

Lee is a great marvel in the comic’s world and has given a noteworthy contribution to the same. In one of his interviews, he stated using F lead pencils for his pencil work drawings, and then he also used Crowquill nib for some. Working as co-publisher for DC Comics, Jim Lee is constantly getting inspirations for his work to create new and memorable characters. It would not be false to say that our childhood has been interesting because of Jim Lee and his imaginations.


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