James Cameron Net Worth|Wiki: A Director, his earning, Career, Films, Awards, Age, Wife, Kids

James Cameron Net Worth|Wiki: A Director, his earning, Career, Films, Awards, Age, Wife, Kids

Facts of James Cameron Net Worth|Wiki: A Director, his earning, Career, Films, Awards, Age, Wife, Kids

Net worth$700 Million
Date of Birth:1954 August 16
First NameJames Francis
Last NameCameron
Age:69 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch

A popular Canadian film director, producer, screenwriter, editor, artist, and environmentalist, James Francis Cameron has an estimated net worth of $700 million as of 2021. James is popularly known for his outstanding direction in blockbuster movies like Titanic and Avatar.

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Income Sources of James Cameron-

James has stacked every bit of his fortune from multiple careers. His primary source of income is from his career as a director and producer. According to sources, James made an annual income of $210 Million in 2009 and $257 Million in 2010. A detailed analysis of his salary in several blockbuster movies is given below-

    Movie   Salary
1. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)    $6,000,000
2. Titanic (1997)   $115,000,000
3. Avatar (2009)   $165,000,000


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Assets and Property of James Cameron-

James Malibu Property

In the year 1989, James purchased a luxurious mansion in Malibu, California, the United States for a total amount of $3.457 million. The house covered a total area of 8,272 square feet and also consisted of 6 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms. In the year 2003, James also bought the mansion next door covering a total area of 7,700-square-foot. Recently in 2020, he listed his mansions (a combined area of around 16,000 square-foot) on sale for a total amount of $25 million. In the year 2013, James also purchased a Tesla S car worth around $50,000. 

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The Career of James Cameron-

In the year 1980, James's career officially began as a production designer. In 1981, James made his directorial debut with the movie "Piranha II: The Spawning" which was a flop at the box office. The movie also boosted James's confidence to write his own stories and movies. In the year 1984, he released an action thriller, Terminator which made Arnold Schwarzenegger a star. James also established himself as a bankable filmmaker. He began working on big-budget movies like True LiesAliensThe Abyss, and Terminator 2: Judgment Day. In the year 1992, James formed his own production company, Lightstorm Entertainment, and the following year he co-founded Digital Domain, a state-of-the-art effects company. James's movies were a huge success at the box office but the audience complained that his films were heavily dependent on visual effects. In the year 1998, James impressed the critics and the audiences with an all-time blockbuster "Titanic". Titanic was one of the most expensive movies ever made and broke almost every box-office record. The movie was collectively tied with Ben-Hur (1959) for winning the highest number of Academy Awards (11). Titanic represented the perfect blend of special effects with a fictional love story between a poor artist (played by Leonardo DiCaprio) and an unhappily engaged first-class passenger (Kate Winslet). Titanic became the highest-grossing movie in the world with a total earning over $2.1 billion.

James at an event of his movie Avatar

Besides feature films, James also produced Dark Angel (2000–2001), a science-fiction television series about a genetically altered female warrior. James also made several documentaries. James alongside his crew worked on the documentary "Expedition: Bismarck (2002)" which was based on total underwater research and also won an Emmy Award. James Cameron alongside his crew went on several underwater trips for the movie Ghosts of the Abyss (2003), where they explored the Titanic. In the year 2009, James made a memorable comeback to feature films with Avatar. It was a science-fiction thriller that is mainly known for its special effects. Avatar was a major box-office success surpassing "Titanic" to become the highest-grossing movie in the world. The movie made more than $2.7 billion. The movie was highly appreciated by the audiences and the critics. In the year 2014, James released a documentary, "Deepsea Challenge 3D". James also co-wrote the screenplay for the sci-fi thriller "Alita: Battle Angel (2019)" which is an adaptation of a manga series.

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James is also an environmentalist and provides his contribution to the welfare of the environment. Besides his work and personal life, James always makes time for charity. James supports several charitable foundations like Global Green, Green Cross International, Princess Grace Foundation, Thursday’s Child, Years of Living Dangerously, Community Inspiring Today's Youth, Earth Day Network, and many more. 

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Awards and Achievements of James Cameron-

James has achieved immense success as a filmmaker. He has been honored with several awards for his outstanding contribution to the film industry. In the year 1992, James was honored with the ‘Bradbury Award' by 'Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America' for his film 'Terminator 2: Judgment Day.' For Titanic, James has been honored with one of the most prestigious awards: the 'Academy Awards' in the 'Best Director,' 'Best Picture', and 'Best Editing' category. In the year 1998, James was also awarded the 'Golden Globe' Award. In 2010, he was honored with the 'Visual Effects Society Lifetime Achievement Award' for the movie 'Avatar.' In the same year, he was also ranked no.1 ‘Guardian Film Power 100’ list and was also included in the World's 50 Most Influential Figures in the British magazine ‘New Statesman.’

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Personal Life and Family of James Cameron-

James with his wife

On August 16, 1954, James was born in Kapuskasing, Canada. James is the son of Phillip Cameron (Father) and Shirley Cameron (Mother). James also has two brothers, John David Cameron and Mike Cameron. From 1978 to 1999, James got married four times. His spouses were Gale Anne Hurd (1985-1989), Kathryn Bigelow (1989-1991), Linda Hamilton (1997-1999), and Sharon Williams (1978-1984). In the year 2000, James got married to Suzy Amis. James has a daughter (Josephine Archer Cameron) with his ex-wife, Linda Hamilton. He also has three children with Suzy Amis, they are; Quinn CameronElizabeth Rose Cameron, and Claire Cameron.

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James Cameron: Engagement on Online World-

James Twitter

James is also socially active on various social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He is followed by 329k followers on Instagram and 727.7k followers on Twitter.     

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