James Franco | $ 20 Million
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James Franco

Actor, Hollywood

Net Worth $ 20 Million
James Franco
  • Birthday1st Jan, 70
  • Birth PlaceUnited States
  • Marital statusSingle
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James Franco is a very popular face in the film industry. He is found everywhere no matter it is a critically acclaimed movie or a blockbuster one. Apart from this he is also a good part of higher education. Franco achieved international fame with the portrayals of the character Harry Osborn in the Spider-Man trilogy. He won numerous high-profile nominations and awards for his glorious performances in James Dean, Pineapple Express, 127 Hours and so on. The 83rd Academy Awards was hosted by him alongside Anne Hathaway. Apart from movies, he is a volunteer for the Art of Elysium charity. Franco is not only an actor but a filmmaker too. In other words, movies are the only source of his income whether he plays the role of the lead actor or the director. He earns a whole some amount of $2-5 Million per movie on an average basis. The costliest movie he has ever worked in is the 2003 release The Company, for which his remuneration was $2,000,000. A high-profile actor like him has worked in high-grossing flicks like theSpider-man trilogy, 127 Hours, Eat Pray Love and many others. James Franco is a renowned actor and celebrity in the United States of America. Having a net worth of $22 million, an actor like Franco is expected to have a high-profile lifestyle. Purchasing assets like cars or flats is one of the sectors where he spends a huge part of his accumulated money. This in turn is just a step to make the quality of his lifestyle much better. Apart from this, another sector where his income is used is the daily needs or rather the necessities. This is one of the important part of his expenditure which he does it sensibly keeping in mind the limits, as said by him. An American by nationality, James Franco was born in Palo Alto, California. He graduated from Palo Alto High School in the year 1996, and later attended University of California majoring in English. Later in his career, he was named as the new face of the Gucci’s men’s fragrance line. The actor was in a relationship with Marla Sokoloff from 2000-2004 followed by Ahna O’Reilly from 2006-2011. James Franco has two brothers namely Tom and Dave Franco. The latter one is also an actor.

Quotes

  • Acting is an art form and you want to take roles that are challenged and it's more of a challenge I think to play dark characters. Not that I want to always play those, but it is a challenge and challenges are rewarding and fun.
  • If the work is good, what does it matter? I'm doing it because I love it. Why not do as many things I love as I can? As long as the work is good.
  • Directing, editing, and everything about filmmaking has definitely changed me as an actor.
  • When I sign on for a project, I'm there to give the director all the material he or she might need to tell their story, and that's the number one priority.
  • Not having any real direction, one writer would lead me to another.

Did you know?

  • He won a Golden Globe Award for playing the title character in the TV biographical film James Dean in 2001.
  • He was awarded an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his role in 127 Hours.
  • He has taught a class at New York University in feature filmmaking and production.
  • He is a PhD candidate at Yale University.
  • He was presented the 2,492nd Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on March 7, 2013.

Family & relationships

James Franco Estates and Homes (1)

Silver Lake Home

The two-unit property spans more than 1,400 square feet boasts two bedrooms, 2.75 bathrooms, a fireplace and open kitchen.

James Franco Cause (2)

James Franco supports the efforts of The Art of Elysium

The Art of Elysium

A non-profit organization founded in 1997, the Art of Elysium encourages children battling serious illnesses and medical conditions to do things they love. And for this, it ropes in artists, musicians and actors seeking their time, talent and energies to do the same. James Franco has been associated with this organization for a long time now. In fact, he was honored for his tireless efforts in charity. Introduced to the organization by co-star, Kirsten Dunst, he involves himself in the charity's programs passionately. He feels that this is a wonderful opportunity to give back to humankind for all the good that he has received.

Franco has always believed that the key to life and happiness is to help others

Japanese tsunami relief

Franco has always believed that the key to life and happiness is to help others. He is on a constant lookout for opportunities to give back to mankind and society. And so, it was not surprising that he went all out for the Japanese when they were struck by a tsunami in 2011. He participated in a celebrity-charity auction and was seen in the thick of things. The international level auction has generated tremendous interest and funds for those struck by the tragedy.

James Franco Brands (4)

James Franco has been spotted listening to music on his Apple iPod Earphones quite frequently

Apple iPod Earphones

James Franco has been spotted listening to music on his Apple iPod Earphones quite frequently. It works with all iPod models with its sleek design, offers a super comfortable fit and excellent quality making it a perfect alternative headphone. The Apple iPod earphones fit easily in the ears and the sound quality is extra-ordinary whether being in the balcony or on the treadmill.

He wears the stylish Reebok Men's Club C Sneakers for his movie premiers

Reebok Men’s Club C Sneaker

He wears the stylish Reebok Men's Club C Sneakers for his movie premiers. These shoes are one of Reebok's best sellers due to its international appeal and excellent comfort. The fabric is of soft leather with cushioned colored terry cloth on the insoles and with tennis- style different colors on the out soles.

Dolce & Gabbana DG41113 Sunglasses are the actor's favorite and he loves wearing them

Dolce & Gabbana DG4113 Sunglasses

Dolce & Gabbana DG41113 Sunglasses are the actor's favorite and he loves wearing them. The sunglasses are of Italian origin and comes in brown shades. The shades are especially designed for men with a semi-rimless shape plastic frame. The feature comfortable nose pads and spring hinge.

Franco loves wearing Ray-Ban 4125 cats 5000 Sunglasses and dons them frequently

Ray-Ban 4125 Cats 5000 Sunglasses

Franco loves wearing Ray-Ban 4125 cats 5000 Sunglasses and dons them frequently. 4125 Cats 5000 is an aviator sun-glass with a retro look specially designed for the sports enthusiast. Its unique style comes in the form of the retro pin hinges which comes in different colors.

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