James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones
Real Name/Full Name James Earl Jones
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: James Earl Jones
Birth Place: Arkabutla, Mississippi, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 17 January 1931
Age/How Old: 93 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres –  187 cm
In Feet and Inches –6′1″
Weight: In Kilograms – 85 Kg
In Pounds –   187 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Silver
Parents Name: Father: Robert Earl Jones
Mother:  Ruth Connolly
Siblings: John Larry Ray, Suzan Ray, Jerry Ray, Carol Pepper, Franklin Ray, Marjorie Ray, Melba Ray
School: Brethren High School
College: University of Michigan and University of Michigan – School of Music, Theatre & Dance
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Cecilia Hart (m. 1982–died 2016),
Julienne Marie  (m. 1968–1972)
Kids/Children Name: Yes (Flynn Earl Jones)
Profession: American actor and voice artist
Net Worth: $50 million
Last Updated: May 2024

American originated James Earl Jones is an actor and voice artist. From the 1950s, he started to rule over the film industry. He has arisen in numerous movies and TV series. He is weighed one of the entire bout’s tremendous actors as he has been respected with various awards.

Well, how well do you know about James Earl Jones? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about James Earl Jones’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 Earl Jones to date.

Biography and Early Life

James is the son of a great actor “Robert Earl Jones”. He was born to his mother “Ruth Connolly”, who was a lecturer at the University. He was born in Mississippi, United States, in 1931. He grew up along with his seven siblings. He also has a stepbrother “Matthew Earl Jones.” From the initial childhood stages, he started dreaming of being an actor. Soon he started learning acting lessons in his high school.

After learning to act at a beginner level, he started taking part on various platforms and performing various plays. His hard work and dedication towards acting convinced his parents, who later turned very supportive towards him, and thus he chose his career as an actor. He spent his entire childhood with his grandparents as his father died at a very early age, and his mother used to teach at Universities.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is James Earl Jones in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, James Earl Jones’s age is 93 years old as of today’s date 19th May 2024 having been born on 17 January 1931. Though, he is 6′1″ in feet and inches and 187 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 187 lbs in Pound and 85kg in Kilograms.


James spent most of his childhood in Mississippi, United States, with his grandparents and there he studied in Brethren High School, which is also known as Dickson School for Rural Agriculture. He completed his entire schooling from there. After passing school, he suddenly decided to take over his career from acting to medical, and so he started his college at the University of Michigan.

After spending few years in medicine, he again changed his mind. He pursued his rest of the studies at the University of Michigan – School of Music, Theatre & Dance and there he completed his graduation in 1955. He has also done some of his acting training in New York from the American Theatre Wing.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

There is not much sufficient information is available about James’ personal life. Like many other celebrities, he has kept his private life distant from the spotlight. James was in a relationship with his future wife “Julienne Marie”, a former actress, from his college days. The lovely couple decided to change their tag names from love birds to life partners, and soon they tied their knots officially in the year 1968.

In 1972, the lovely couple arose some major misunderstandings between them and decided to split off. After ten years, James decided to get married again and this time with “Cecilla Hart”, a stage performer. They get married in the year 1982. The so-called “happy Married Life” doesn’t continue because his wife died of cancer in 2016. They were also blessed with a baby child, “Flynn Earl Jones.”

Is James Earl Jones Gay?

No trustworthy reports have ever claimed this American acting sensation to be gay. James Earl Jones is a straight man who has been married a couple of times and had blessed with an adorable child, “Flynn Earl Jones.”

Professional Career

Before stepping into the acting career, James used to be an army command dignitary and has served himself for his country. After opting out from the military, he started performing on various Shakespeare’s skits such as, Of Mice and Men, Othello, King Lear and many more.

From 1950 to1970, that was his golden era, as he had appeared on numerous TV series such as Monitor series, Look up and Live series, East Side/West Side series, Guiding Light series. Adding some more to his list, As the world Turns series, Dr Kildare series, Tarzan series, The Defenders series, The Comedians series, NYPD series, NET Playhouse series and many more.

After achieving massive success from his TV series life, he came up with his debut movies “Love the Bomb” and “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying.” From 1970 to1990, he surprised his fans with some major movies, which led him to the spotlight. They were, “The Cay”, “The Great White Hope”, “Claudine”, “The River Niger”, “The UFO Incident”, “Swashbuckler”, “Deadly Hero”, “The Star Wars Holiday Special”, “A Piece of the Action” and many others.

From the late 1990s, he made his comeback to the TV series world again. He has showcased his skills on another million dozens of series by that period. Some of his best are “Sneakers”, “Mathnet”, “Percy and Thunder”, “Under One Roof”, “A family Thing” and many others. His 2000’s releases were also made massive success in the film industry. He has also given his voice to the animated film “The Lion King” in 2019.


James Earl Jones has received numerous awards in his entire career life for his acting class. He has won Primetime Emmy Awards more than five times for his outstanding acting in his movies. He has three Daytime Emmy Awards to his name. Tony Globe and Golden Globe Award were also honored by him. He has the Screen Actors Guild Award to his name for his marvelous work in “summer’s end.” Apart from these, he has several awards to his name being a male vocal artist. In 2017, he was awarded by BTVA People’s Choice Voice Acting Award.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of James Earl Jones in 2024

James Earl Jones Net Worth
James Earl Jones Net Worth

James Earl Jones is a personality with a bunch of talents. This American multi-talented man, who has served himself as an actor and voice artist throughout his life and has a collection of high-priced cars and a self-owned mansion, grabbed a massive net worth of $50 million as of 2024. The movies he has done contributed to his net worth. This was his foremost source of earning. Other than that, he has earned a hefty amount of money being a voice recorder. He has also earned a significant amount from the TV series that he has portrayed.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

This legendary acting sensation has served himself as an actor for more than 80 years. He has achieved many fortunes throughout his life because of the dedication and hard work towards his profession. From the initial stages of childhood, he started dreaming of being an actor.

He has done more than 100 films and TV series to date. Some of his major hits are “Sneakers”, “Mathnet”, “Percy and Thunder”, “Under One Roof”, “A family Thing”, and many others. He has numerous awards and achievements to his name. This American legend has won millions of hearts worldwide with his magnificent skills of acting.

He has not only shined himself as an actor but also popularly known for his voice recording skills. He has managed to gain massive stardom in his professional career. He has faced many ups and downs in his career life. But he coped with all the negativity with a positive thought in mind and emerged as a legendary actor of all time.


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