James Franco Net Worth – $38 million

james franco net worth

How much is James Franco worth?
James Franco Net Worth
$38 million
Net Worth Estimate$38 million
Salary Estimate$2+ million per movie
Date of Birth4/19/1978

James Franco is not only a dangerously handsome actor but a very rich one too. When you look under the hood to view his filmography it’s no surprise how he acquired such vast wealth. From 2005 when he debuted as an actor, writer and executive producer in The Ape, Franco’s talents were plain to see.

It didn’t take long before Hollywood took noice, and Franco went on to star in hit movies, such as the The Disaster Artist, which earned him numerous accolades, and higher paychecks.

From TV to film, Franco has enjoyed a prolific acting career, but what else do you want to know about him. Some of the most popular questions fans wants to know that we look to answer include:

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James Franco Personal Life

Among the most frequently asked questions about Franco from his adoring fans is: “Is James Franco gay?” – and Franco himself does little to quash the rumors. Indeed he’s been quoted as saying “I like to think I’m gay in my art and straight in my life.” He’s quipped once “maybe I am gay.

The truth may never be revealed as the constant speculation fuels the endless rumors around who Franco will attract next. His support of the LGBT community adds further to the belief that Franco may at the very least be bi-sexual. Nevertheless, he’s been known to date high profile women, including Marla Sokoloff and Ahna O’Reilly.

For those wondering, who is James Franco’s wife? The disappointing or perhaps exciting answer is, he is not married…yet!

How Did James Franco Get Famous?

Franco attended the prestigious Columbia University School of Arts where  he pursued a graduate degree in writing. Before that he attended UCLA and graduated with a 3.5/4.0 GPA. Although it’s frequently asked is James Franco a genius, the short answer is no based on an estimated IQ score of 130 and his A- average.

Still, Franco is a genius when it comes to acting. He catapulted to fame in James Dean, a breakthrough role, and went on to star in 127 Hours and The Disaster Artist, which were both critically acclaimed.

If you think all his success went to his head, you’d be wrong. Franco, in spite of all his accolades, went on to pursue a Ph.D program in English at Yale University in 2010. He also had a pitstop at The Rhode Island School of Design. Is it any wonder with top notch University degrees under his belt, worldwide acclaim, and dangerously handsome good looks that Franco has accumulated a net worth estimated at north of $30 million?

What You Didn’t Know About James Franco

Another common question that crops up around this global superstar is, can James Franco paint? Unsurprisingly, the answer is an unequivocal yes! He has an extensive collection attributable to him, which has also received critical acclaim.

Other facts you may not know about Franco include the fact that he’s been accused of sexual misconduct. The alleged case surrounded a 17-year old girl, who the 35-year old Franco at the time is reported to have messaged and invited to a hotel room. He admitted on television that he was responsible for the messages and warned parents to keep their “teens away from me.”

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James Franco TV Roles

YearTelevision Show
2019The Deuce
2017Ozara and Katessa
2014Saturday Night Live
2013The Mindy Project
2013Comedy Central Roast of James Franco
2011Hollywood Heights
201183rd Academy Awards Host
201030 Rock
2009Saturday Night Live
200981st Academy Awards
2008Saturday Night Live
2007-12General Hospital
2001James Dean

James Franco Movies Roles

2019The Long Home
2019The Artctic Dogs
2018Future World
2018The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
2018The Pretenders
2017The Institute
2017The Show
2017The Disaster Artist
2017Alien: Covenant
2017The Vault
2017The Mad Whale
2016Sausage Party
2016Burn Country
2016King Cobra
2016In Dubious Battle
2016Why Him?
2015True Story
2015I Am Michael
2015Queen Of The Desert
2015The Little Prince
2015The Night Before
2014Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes
2014The Interview
2014The Sound and The Fury

James Franco Personal Life

Alma MaterColumbia University School of Arts
Current Spouse
Previous SpouseAhna O’Reilly
HouseLos Angeles
ParentsDouglas Eugene Franco, Betsy Lou Verne

James Franco Awards

YearAwardNominated Movie/TV ShowRoleResult
2018Screen Actors Guild AwardThe Disaster ArtistOutstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Leading RoleLost
2019Golden Globe AwardsThe Disaster ArtistBest ActorWon
2011BAFTA127 HoursBest ActorLost
2009Golden Globe AwardsPineapple ExpressBest Actor – Motion Picture DramaLost
2009Screen Actors Guild AwardsMilkOutstanding Performance By A Cast In A Motion PictureLost
2002Critics Choice AwardsJames DeanBest ActorLost

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