Grant Imahara of MythBusters, Bio: Career, Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Facts

August 23, 2018Grant Imahara of MythBusters, Bio: Career, Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Facts

Grant Imahara is a famous electrical engineer also a great roboticist, and a TV host. He is one of the stars of the Industrial Light and the Magic modeler plus animatronics technician who have controlled the R2-D2's movements of entirely three episodes of the series called Star Wars. Though by profession he is an electrical engineer, his great contributions can be found in MythBusters and the White Rabbit project.

How did Grant Imahara start his Career?

After completion of graduation, Imahara worked at the Lucasfilm’s THX division but he shifted to the visual effect division of the company. He is the mastermind behind all of the robots that was showcased in many of TV series. For nine years, he worked at the Industrial Light and Magic. He then had a cameo in the R2-D2: Beneath the Dome which won him the most of the accolades. He has acted and written the movie entitled, Architects of Evil. He is also acknowledged as the creator of the Battlebot Deadblow. He worked on the Mythbusters and has hosted the White Rabbit Project.

Over the course of Imahara very impressive career, he has been credited with so many feature movies likely, Star Wars, Jurassic Park, and the Terminator. Though most of the time he works behind the scene,  he has had occasional cameo appearances in, BattleBots, and The Guild.

What can be the Net worth of Grant Imahara?

Imahara has amassed an impressive net worth of $2 million. The bulk sum came from the show,  MythBusters and the White Rabbit Project. Though the exact sum of his salary is not revealed it is assumed to be in thousands. 

Who is in the Personal Life of Grant Imahara?

The former star of Mythbusters, Imahara is now off the market. He has been engaged to his long-time girlfriend Jennifer Newman in December 2016 after dating for five years. He has purposed her with the vintage engagement ring which weighs 1.56 carats. The couple looks adorable together; they often post pictures on Instagram. Let’s hope to get the news of the couple’s wedding soon.

How was the Early Life of Grant Imahara?

Imahara was born as Grant Masaru Imahara on 23rd of October 1970 in LA, California, US. He is of Asian-American ethnicity. He has completed his graduation from the University of Southern California where he has earned Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering. Since getting graduated from the college, he has been indulged in a countless range of projects. 

Facts about Grant Imahara 

While testing the Robot called, The Spider which weighed more than 625 lb almost crushed Imahara to death. The gift he got at the age of 3, a Lego set entirely changed the course of his life and this grew up his interest in the robotics.


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