James Burrows
James Burrows
Real Name/Full Name James Edward Burrows
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: James Burrows
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 30thDecember 1940
Age/How Old: 83 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′11″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
Eye Color: Not Known
Hair Color: Not Known
Parents Name: Father – Abe Burrows
Mother – Ruth Levinson
Siblings: Laurie Burrows (sister)
School: High School of Music and Arts in New York
College: Oberlin College, Yale School of Drama
Religion: Jewish
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N.A.
Wife/Spouse Name: Linds Solomon (divorced), Debbie Easton
Kids/Children Name: 4 Children
Profession: Television Director and Writer
Net Worth: $650 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Is there anyone fond of watching American classic pilot serials? If yes, then you must have seen some projects by James Edward Burrows. He is a director who has directed more than 50 television serials. He is also the co-writer of the longest television series ‘Cheers’. He also holds a unique record of directing more than 1000 Episodes.

Well, how well do you know about James Burrows? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about James Burrows’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about James Burrows to date.

Biography and Early Life

On the 30th of December in 1940, in the city of Los Angeles, California, James was born. He belongs to a Jewish family. His parents are Abe Burrows (father) and Ruth Levinson (mother). His father was a composer, director, writer, comedian and humorist. He also has one sister named Laurie Burrows.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is James Burrows in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, James Burrows’s age is 83 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024 having been born on 30 December 1940. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75 kg in Kilograms.


James went to the High School of Music and Art in New York for his initial education. After that, he graduated from Oberlin College. He has also obtained a degree from the Yale School of Drama.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

James initially got married to Linds Solomon, but somehow things didn’t turn up well, and they decided to take a divorce. After that, he got married to Debbie Easton, who is a celebrity hairstylist. They have three children together, and he has also had a stepdaughter. 234dfs

Is James Burrows Gay?

No, that is not at all the case as per the sources searched for this article. He has been married twice and is currently happily married to Debbie Easton, and they also have three children together. So, his sexual orientation is Straight.

Professional Career

James got his first work as a dialogue coach in the serial O.K. Crackerby!. He then got a stage manager job as an assistant stage manager on the ‘Holly Golightly’ play. He worked in theatre for many years while simultaneously seeking work as well. He requested a job from Moore and Grant Tinker. He was hired as a director for the MTM Enterprises, where he worked under many expert directors. From there on, he went on to direct shows like ‘Mary Tyler Moore Morre Show’ and ‘The Bob Newhart Show. He also directed all episodes of ‘Will And Grace’.

James then co-created a serial named Cheers along with Charles brothers. The show initially struggles but slowly built its rating and then went on to become the longest-running serial in the world of television. Other than that, he has also directed many other publications on television. He directed a comedy named ‘The Man Who Came to Dinner. He finally received the milestone of directing 1000 episodes with the episode of sitcom ‘Crowded’. He has directed more than 50 Pilots for the TV series and is considered one of the greatest directors of television.


Kevin is a celebrated name in the television industry. He has won the prestigious Emmy Awards ten times and the Directors of Guild of America Awards also four times. A panel was hosted in his honour by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences on the occasion of his 40-year career. He has directed over 1000 episodes, with the 1000th one being on NBC’s ‘Crowded’. A special tribute was also presented to him at the occasion.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of James Burrows in 2024

James Burrows Net Worth
James Burrows Net Worth

Kevin has been a legend in the world of television pilots. He has written and directed many serials over his career. He has earned through the popular pilots he has made. His net worth is estimated at a very big amount, something close to $650 million as of 2024.

James Burrows is a legendary director in the world of television. He has directed over 1000 pilots and more than 50 pilots in the television arena. He started his career from a minimal level, and he worked as a dialogue coach.

After that, he worked in theatre for many years and slowly proved his mettle. He got work from MTM Enterprises, and from there on, he went on directing one great series after the other. At last, we would wrap by congratulating him on his successful career and also wishing him all the best for his future endeavors.


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