James Franco is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, artist, director, and poet, whose net worth is 30 million dollars. His acting had good fame through the film 127 Hours, for which he was nominated for An Academy Award for Best Actor. He has acted in Freaks and Geeks and Spiderman. These two are the stepping stones in his career, which earned him wealth and name.

Early life

James was born on 17th April 1978, in Palo Alto, California. He had two brothers, namely Tom and Dave Franco, who are alsothe best actors. In the year 1996, James graduated from his High school at Palo Alto. After his high school, he pursued his college atthe University of California, Los Angeles (UCLS), as an English major. But as he had a passion for acting, he dropped the college and started to learn acting classes from Robert Carnegie at Playhouse West. To take up the classes, he worked at McDonald’s to earn, live, and learn.

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Initially, James went for several auditions that happened in Los Angeles, and in the year 1997, he acted for a Pizza Hut commercial, from which he earned his first money as an actor. After this, he took part in various guestson TV shows. In the year 1999, he took a lead role in NBC shows named, freaks and Geeks which was a hit. After this, in the year 2000, he made his first film appearance in Never Been Kissed.

After this James has acted in many films like Spider-man in the year 2002, 2004 and 2007, City by the Sea in the year 2002, Sonny in 2002, Pineapple Express in the year 2008, Rise of the Planets of the Apes in the year 2011, This is the end in the year 2013 and lots more. He has also performed fabulous roles in television shows like General Hospital 2009 to 2012, 11.22.63 in 2016, and The Deuce from 2017 to 2019.


Later in 2006, James again joined back the dropped school, UCLS as an English major, as he was interested in creative writing. He was graduated from the university in the year 2008, where he wrote a novel as his undergraduate thesis under the guidance of famous novelist, Mona Simpson. After this he had pursued various education programs in various American universities like Columbia University School of the Arts and Writing where he attended graduate school programs, a Filmmaking program at Tisch School of Arts New York University, fiction writing from Brooklyn College, and a poetry course form Warren Wilson College in northern California. In the year 2010, he has received his M.F.A from Columbia.


James has been awarded Golden Globes Award for the Best Actor of the film, The Disaster Artist, in the year 2017. Jams in 2013, was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Frame at 6838 Hollywood Blvd.

Net worth

James as a multi-talented personality, it was estimated that his net worth is 30 million dollars. To become a multi-talented personality in the film industry, James has invested lots of money in education.

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