Who is James Franco and what is his net worth in 2018? The well known American actor and filmmaker James Franco born on 19th April, 1978. He has also contributed as teacher and author. He is popular for his contribution in both comedic and dramatic films also in TV shows.
James has struggled a lot in the beginning of his career. He was able to debut his first film in year 2000 which is after almost 3 years of struggle. James started his career with a television commercial for Pizza Hut then he started getting guest roles in various television shows.
James is very hard working towards his role. For one of the TV biographical film in which he casting role of James Dean to immerse himself in the role James went from being a non-smoker to smoking two packs of cigarettes a day, bleached his dark brown hair blond, learned to ride motorcycle, play guitar and bongos. To understand the Dean, he spent hours together with couple of Deans. From this we come to know how much dedicated & passionate he is towards his work.
In 2002, James achieved fame and attention worldwide through his superhero film Spider-Man. In his lifetime, James has been nominated so many times and also won quite precious. Till date, 127 Hours is one of most well appraised movie and also a big commercial success. Along with his contribution in the film line, James also has tremendous contribution towards society through his charity work.
Going back, James was born in California. Her mother is writer & occasional actress and his father ran Silicon Valley business. James grew us with his two brothers in California. In his high school days, James was arrested for underage drinking, graffiti, and for being a part of a group that stole designer fragrances from department stores and sold them to classmates. His parents wanted him to be a marine zoologist but James wanted to be an actor. So to help himself James took up a late night job at McDonald’s.
Education: James loves school and as he said it keeps him focused as well as grounded. He received his undergraduate degree in 2008. Then he moved to New York to attend graduate school at Columbia University. After completion graduation James opted for PHD in English from Yale University. Later, James has been called for teaching course on modifying poetry into short films at NYU. The course will mainly focused on production meaning that it will charge students in creating their own films based on poetry.
Net Worth of James Franco
Net worth of James is $25 million. After 15 months of training James Franco got his first television break in year 1999 & then onwards he has not seen back. James has been featured in the series of Spider Man which earns for him not only the fame, popularity but they were also a commercial hit. Again the movie 127 Hours is a commercial hit. Apart from Acting James also worked as filmmaker, teacher and author.
James Franco as Business Model
Apart from an actor James also produced and directed a documentary titled Saturday Night. His short films as a director were presented at Maryland Film Festival. James has also published several books. In 2008, James was named as the face of Gucci’s men’s fragrance line. James has also served as a lecturer at UCLA. He had also taught an eight part film class to high school students.
The actor with a big heart stays at California in his customized home named Palo Alto. The property value is $3.3 million.
Seems not a big fan or crazy for cars, James owns SUV manufactured by Audi which costs around $82,000.
The famous actor, filmmaker, teacher and author James Franco has contributed and entertained a lot to the society. He is also well known for his good cause charity work. Even though it’s been struggling start for him towards his wonderful career he has never given up & continued the same with hard work, dedication & same passion.