James Cameron net worth: movies, spouse, avatar, career, personal life

January 12, 2018James Cameron net worth: movies, spouse, avatar, career, personal life

Who is James Cameron?

James Francis Cameron is an Academy Award-winning filmmaker. He is best known for his work for creating brilliant films of all time: Titanic and science-fiction epic, Avatar. Besides filmmaking, he is known as an environmental activities, writer, inventor, engineer, and deep-marine explorer.

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James Francis's Career and net worth

James Cameron began his career with low budget productions and contributed mostly as special effects director, production assistant, and designer. His major breakthrough came when he wrote a screenplay for The Terminator (1984), which he eventually directed and the movie earned over $78 million. Later, he directed Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985), Aliens (1986), Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991), True Lies (1994) and Strange Days (1995). In the end of 90s, he gave not just another major hit but one of the highest grossing films of that time, Titanic (1997) which made more than $ 2 billion.

As he had a keen interest on deep-marine exploring, and after Titanic, he dedicated his time in producing and making documentaries, mostly undersea for which he explored the deepest marine parts of Atlantic and Pacific oceans.  

James Camerons' Avatar                                                

 In the year 2009, Cameron came with an innovative epic sci-fi film, Avatar. The film was written, directed and produced by himself. A new motion capture techniques, an unconventional technology which he worked on for years to develop, was used in making this feature film. This movie broke several box office records and earned about $ 2.78 billion making it the highest grossing movie ever made. Avatar was equally liked by critics for its groundbreaking visual effects and was able to win three Academy Awards for Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography, and Best Visual Effects. Now, Cameron is ready to come up with four sequels of the movie. The first two sequels are planned to be released by 2020 and 2021 consecutively. Whereas, the Avatar 4 has been planned for hitting cinema by 2025. 

With massive hits like Titanic and Avatar in his hands, Cameron has earned cumulative $3 billion from his work. Forbes has estimated his current net worth around $650 million and listed him as one of America’s billionaires in the making.

Personal life of James Cameron

James Cameron was born on 16 August 1954 in Ontario, Canada. He was born to mother Shirley (née Lowe), a nurse and an artist and his father Phillip Cameron, an electrical engineer. Cameron has been married to five wives: Sharon Williams (1978–1984), Gale Anne Hurd (1985–1989), Kathryn Bigelow (1989–1991), Linda Hamilton(1997–1999), and Suzy Amis (2000–present). He along with his current wife Suzy Amis practice and advocate for Veganism and believes that the best way to fight climate change is to stop eating animals. He is also known to be a deep marine diving enthusiast and has set a record in 2012 by reaching the deepest part of the Mariana Trench, and became the first person to do so. Well, all we can say is, best of luck for the coming days. 


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