James Cameron is one of the richest directors in the world! The Canadian-born filmmaker is the mastermind behind movies such as The Terminator, Aliens, Rambo II, The Abyss, Terminator 2, True Lies, Titanic, and Avatar.
Recently, his latest movie Avatar: The Way of Water crossed $2 billion at the global box office nearly 6 weeks after its release. Continue reading further to know more about James Cameron including his net worth.
What is the net worth of James Cameron?
According to a report by Celebrity Net Worth, the estimated net worth of the innovative filmmaker James Cameron is a whopping $700 million. Over the years, he has worked on some brilliant films and impressed all the viewers with his work.
James first grabbed the attention of the people for writing and directing the 1984 film The Terminator. Soon after, he tasted success with movies like Aliens (1986), The Abyss (1989), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), and True Lies (1994).
Then, Cameron penned the screenplay for the blockbuster movie Titanic. Not only that, but he also donned the director’s cap for the movie. Back in the day, the film won Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director as well as Best Film Editing.
Three of James’ films are among the top ten highest-grossing films of all time: Avatar, Titanic, and Avatar: The Way of Water (2022) are the highest, third, and sixth highest-grossing films of all time. At the moment, he is the only director to have three films grossed over $2 billion worldwide.
In the year 2010, Time named Cameron as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Apart from being a filmmaker, he is also an environmentalist and runs several sustainability businesses.
A little bit about James Cameron’s personal life
When we shed some light on the personal life of the talented filmmaker James Cameron, he is a happily married man. Over the years, he has walked down the aisle a total of 5 times.
At first, Cameron tied the knot with Sharon Williams in the year 1978. The pair got divorced in 1984 after almost 7 years of marriage. Then, he went on to marry film producer Gale Anne Hurd, in 1985. They divorced in 1989.
James walked down the aisle with director Kathryn Bigelow in 1989. They pulled the plug on their marriage in 1991. Soon after, he moved on in his life with The Terminator actress Linda Hamilton. The couple welcomed their daughter together in 1993.
The creative filmmaker and Linda Hamilton exchanged their vows in 1997. The two of them called it quits after 2 years of marriage amid speculation of an affair between James and Suzy.
The Avatar: The Way of Water director tied the knot with Suzy Amis, his fifth wife, in the year 2000. The couple has been together ever since then. James and Suzy share three kids: two daughters and one son.
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