Facts of James Franco
|Full Name||James Edward Franco|
|Birth Name||James Edward Franco|
|Birth City||Palo Alto, California|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Douglas Eugene Franco|
|Mother Name||Betsy Franco|
|Relation With||Isabel Pakzad|
|Sibilings||Dave Franco, Tom Franco|
|Filmography||The Long Home,Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad,Zeroville,The Pretenders|
|Education||Columbia University School of the Arts, Warren Wilson College|
|Date of Birth||April 19,1978|
James Franco’s Net Worth Is $30 Million
Multiple prestigious awards winning, James Franco has been deemed as one of the legendary actors in the field of acting. Widely known for his rakish charm and chiseled good looks, the actor has played countless breakout characters ranging from addled drug dealers to comic book villains.
He gained widespread popularity following his smashing performance in one of the highly rated TV series Freaks and Geeks. The actor is also considered Hollywood's mogul who has forged successful directing and writing career too. Freaks and Geeks also stars actors like Linda Cardellini, Samm Levine, Seth Rogen, Jason Segel, and many others.
With such an illustrious career, Franco has a net worth of $30 million in 2020, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Further details about his endorsement, tax, insurance, salary, and personal details are here.
James Franco’s Net Worth Sits At $30 Million: Career Highlight, Income Sources & Earnings
James Franco initiated his acting journey with a series of roles in unremarkable television movies and forgettable teen fare. The role as a cocky high-school slacker of Franco in the TV series Freaks and Geeks from 1999-2000 earned him the wider attention.
He got the chance to establish himself as a successful actor after his role as James Dean in super hit television biographical film James Dean. The mind-blowing performance in the movie also earned him a Golden Globe Award.
The biggest breakthrough came in 2002 when he took the role of Harry Osborne, son of the villainous Green Goblin, in Spider-Man. He returned to land the role in the following two installments of the film franchise Spider-Man 2 and Spider-Man 3. In the year 2017, he was a cast in The Disaster Artist for which he likewise won Golden Globe Award.
The actor prior to movies has played numerous major roles in TV series. From 2009-2012, he portrayed a recurring role on the daytime soap opera General Hospital. Other successful TV series are 11.22.63, Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? 2016, and more. He currently stars in HBO drama The Deuce.
The list of James Upcoming Movies as an Actor in 2019 and 2020
- Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad
- The Long Home
Earning & Financial Data
With such a decade long illustrious acting career, James Franco has accumulated a considerable amount of sum which as per celebrity net worth is around $30 million, in 2019.
In 2013, he featured in the movie The Company for which he was paid a hefty salary of $7 million. In 2002, he was cast in Oz the Great and Powerful and received $2 million from the movie.
Some of his box office success movies are listed below:
|Spider-Man (2002)||$100 million||$821.7 million|
|Pineapple Express (2008)||$26 million||$102 million|
|Eat Pray Love (2010)||$60 million||$204.6 million|
|Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)||$93 million||$481.8 million|
|Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)||$160 million||$493.3 million|
|This Is the End (2013)||$32 million||$126.5 million|
|The Disaster Artist (2017)||$10 million||$29.8 million|
Besides movies, the actor also appeared in many successful TV series. He has forged a splendid directing career so far and the average salary of the director is $92,220 per year, $44.34 per hour, as per the reports.
Spider Man Got Him International Acclaim & Financial Growth
His role of Peter Parker's friend Harry Osborn is considered to be one of his best portrayals. The movies established both professionally and financially.
His work was hugely appreciated and the movie also did well at the box office accumulating over $822 million.
Assets, Tax, Insurance, Lifestyle And Expenses
James Franco with such impressive net worth lives a lavish lifestyle. In April 2019, Franco took his Spanish-style villa on the market for $6.25 million.
The 5,215-square-foot was originally built in 1923. It has four bedrooms, five bathrooms including a legendary hotel frequented by celebrities. He purchased the house in 2006 for $3.3 million.
In 2012, Franco bought his Silver Lake mansion for $775,000 from Mad Men costume designer Janie Bryant. The duplex listed on the market for $949,000. The 1,496-square-foot house two-bedroom and two-bathroom.
James Owns Four Cars Including Cadillac CTS Worth $86,495
He also spends a lot of money on luxurious cars some of them are:
|BMW I 3||$34,900|
Mostly his expenses are based on his food, gym, cars, costly wears, and accommodations. The actor currently resides in Los Angeles, in California.
As a responsible citizen, Franco is liable to pay a hefty amount of tax which is nearly half of his annual income. The information regarding his insurance is not revealed yet.
James Is Active In Charity Works
James Franco is engaged in a number of charitable works. He worked as a volunteer at the Art of Elysium. Its main purpose is helping children with serious medical conditions.
For his work at the Art of Elysium Heaven Gala, the actor received the Spirit of Elysium award, in Jan 2011. He is also the prominent member of a non-profit foundation An Evening with James Franco which is formed to help neighborhood students reach their goals.
Similarly, in June 14 amfAR; an AIDS research foundation honored Franco at the Museum of Modern Art. He received "the Piaget Award of Inspiration for his humanitarian work and contributions to men's style."
He was presented at Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Easter Bonnet Competition with Chris O'Dowd and Leighton Meester, after raising donation at his Broadway show Of Mice and Men in April 2014.
He was honored with Ally Award at the 15th annual Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival for his unwavering support of the LGBT community in April 2013.
Endorsement Deal And Instagram Revenue
James Franco’s endorsement deal with many reputed brands and companies also plays a key role to boost up his net worth. He has endorsed Amish Boyish, Coach, Ford Motor Company, Gucci, a fashion company, as well as Ray-Ban.
Franco is also quite popular on social media like Instagram with massive followers. It is also a crucial part of his net worth.
James Franco’s Personal Details: Age Family, Education, And Relationship Status
The eldest of three children, James Franco was born in Palo Alto, California, on April 19, 1978, by his mother, Betsy Franco; a children’s book author, and his father, Douglas Eugene Franco; a businessman.
He has two brothers Dave Franco and Tom Franco. Despite being a strong student at school, Franco dropped out of the University of California, Los Angeles in order to pay his full attention towards acting.
Relationships And Dating
Talking about his personal life, Franco is not married yet but has been dating many Hollywood divas. It is reported that the actor is currently dating Isabel Pakzad for a few years now.
Prior, he dated actress Marla Sokoloff for merely five years and Ahna O'Reilly until 2011.
Sexuality: Gay Or Not??
Franco is known for his association with the LGBT community and his support for the community and the portrayal of gay characters in most of his films has led to many questions about his sexuality.
In response to many questions regarding whether he is gay or not, in one of his interviews with Four Two Nine magazine, James stated:
"In the twenties and thirties, they used to define homosexuality by how you acted and not by whom you slept with. Sailors would fuck guys all the time, but as long as they behaved in masculine ways, they weren't considered gay." "Well, I like to think that I'm gay in my art and straight in my life."
Well, by the statement he has given, the actor seems to be pretty clear about his sexual orientation. What he said clearly states that he is not gay in the real life but the reel life is a different platform where he would respect to be gay.
In the year 2014, the actor attracted huge media attention and faced backlash on social media from users after the screenshots of alleged messages posted by a 17-year-old girl.
Despite such a crazy age gap between them, the actor who was 35 at that time tried to meet her in a hotel room. He confessed the allegation stating he was "embarrassed" and "I learned my lesson."
Similarly, in 2018, he was accused by many women of sexual harassment.
Age And Height
Franco holds an American nationality and his ethnicity is mixed. He as of 2019 is at the age of 41. Similarly, he stands at 5' 11" (1.8 m).
- He readily wore braces which he had refused initially after his mom told him he should wear it if he wanted to become an actor.
- He has a pilot's license.
- He had actually auditioned for Peter Parker's role in the Spider Man movie.