James Cameron Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

James Cameron

Biography / Wiki

Titanic, Avatar, and the Terminator series are the films that most of the world has seen. With two of his films crossing the collection mark of more than $2 billion, James Cameron is counted as one of the greatest directors to have ever lived. The Canadian filmmaker has established himself as a Godfather of the science fiction genre.

James Cameron got his big break with the movie Terminator after working on a few projects as an assistant director and special effect manager. Cameron, apart from the movies, is deeply concerned about the pollution of oceans due to oil spills and other environmental issues as well. He is also on board of the advisory council of NASA.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on the 16th of August 1954, James Cameron is currently 66 years old. Even at this age he appears to be fit and has healthy physic with a good height. His height measures 6 feet 2 inches and his weight is 78 kg approximately. He has a rare set of green colored eyes and the color of his hair is grey.

Net Worth

James Cameron is the only filmmaker who managed to cross the $2 billion mark for his film’s gross earnings. He is one of the topmost directors ever and has accumulated quite a lot of wealth through his film making. James lives a luxurious lifestyle along with his wife and kids. The total net worth estimated for this Canadian filmmaker is $800 million US dollars as of now.

Education / Family

James Francis Cameron was born and brought up in Canada. He is the son of Phillip Cameron, his father who was an electrical engineer and his mother Shirley Cameron who was a nurse. James was raised along with his four siblings.

He attended the Stamford Collegiate School and later went to Brea Olinda High school in the US. James also attended the Fullerton College but later dropped out of it.

Name

James Francis Cameron

Nickname James Cameron
Birth Place Kapuskasing, Canada
Date Of Birth 16 August 1954
Age 66 years
Height In centimeters – 188 cm

In feet and inches – 6 ft 2 in

Weight In kilograms – 78 kg

In pounds – 172 lbs

Eye Color Green
Hair Color Grey
Profession Environmentalist, Explorer, Philanthropist, Filmmaker
Sexual Orientation Straight
School Stamford Collegiate School in Canada,

Brea Olinda High School in the U.S.

College Fullerton College
Religion Atheism
Nationality Canadian
Home Town Kapuskasing, Canada
Debut Film: Titanic (1997, Director)
Fathers Name Phillip Cameron (Electrical Engineer)
Mothers Name Shirley Cameron (née Lowe) (Artist, Nurse)

James Cameron with his mother
James Cameron with his mother
Brothers David Cameron (Younger Brother),

James Cameron with his brother David
James Cameron with his brother David

Mike Cameron (Younger Brother)

James Cameron with his brother Mike
James Cameron with his brother Mike
Sister 2 other younger siblings (Name Not Known)

Career / Fashion And Style

James Cameron was inspired by Screenplay and wrote the script for a movie titled ‘Xenogenesis’ in 1978. To make miniature models for low-investment films, he was hired by ‘Roger Corman Studios’. ‘Escape from New York,’ ‘Galaxy of Terror,’ and ‘Android’ are some of the early films that he worked on.

James’ first major project was released under ‘Pacific Western Productions’ in 1984, which is ‘The Terminator’. Released in 1985, Cameron wrote the screenplay for ‘Rambo: First Blood Part II’ as well.

‘Terminator 2: Judgment Day’ was released as his film in 1991, which won four Oscars. The release of the cult movie ‘Titanic’ which had Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in lead roles was released in 1997 and is one of the most-watched movies all around the globe.

The film ‘Avatar’ was released in 3D took Hollywood and filmmaking with a storm and changed the technology and effects used in the movies forever. He has been a decorated filmmaker who has won numerous awards and many nominations in his career.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

He is currently married to Suzy Amis and has 4 daughters.

Girlfriend Sharon Williams (1977-1984),

Kathryn Bigelow (1988-1991),

Linda Hamilton (1991-1999),

Suzy Amis (1998-Present)

Marital Status Married
Wife Sharon Williams (Divorced),

 

Gale Anne Hurd (Divorced),

James Cameron with his ex-wife Gale
James Cameron with his ex-wife Gale

Kathryn Bigelow (Divorced),

James Cameron with his ex-wife Kathryn
James Cameron with his ex-wife Kathryn

Linda Hamilton (Divorced),

James Cameron with his ex-wife Linda
James Cameron with his ex-wife Linda

Suzy Amis

James Cameron with his wife Suzy
James Cameron with his wife Suzy
Children Daughter: Claire Cameron,

 

Claire Cameron
Claire Cameron

Quinn Cameron,

Quinn Cameron
Quinn Cameron

Elizabeth Rose Cameron,

Josephine Archer Cameron.

Favorite Things

Here we provide you the list of James Cameron’s favorite things.

Favorite Guilty Pleasure Movie Resident Evil (2002)
Favorite Song To Sing In The Shower Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Favorite Film Of 2013 Gravity
Favorite Films The Godfather (1972), Taxi Driver (1976)

James Cameron

Some Interesting Facts About James Cameron

  • In June 2012, Cameron was inducted in the Science Fiction Hall of Fame.
  • For plagiarising his original images for his film Avatar a British artist Roger Dean had sued Cameron for $50 million in June 2013 but lost the case.
  • Cameron has been criticized for his dictatorial manners Many of his actors found his flaring tempers difficult to deal with.
  • In 1990, he launched his own production company Lightstorm Entertainment.
  • In 2012, his love for deep-sea exploration took him back to Titanic.
  • He has been known for going way over-budget on all his films and is notorious for prolonging the filming schedules.
  • Cameron in his sleep saw a nightmare that a futuristic robot was sent to kill him, which became the central idea for The Terminator.

  • In 2010, James was enlisted in Time Magazine’s ‘100 Most Influential People in the World’.
  • $190 million ‘Chick Flick’ is how he jokingly refers to the film Titanic.
  • To reach the deepest part of Mariana Trench called the Challenger Deep James Cameron has become the first-ever solo person to do so.