James Gunn
James Gunn
Real Name/Full Name James Francis Gunn Jr.
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: James Gunn
Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 5 August 1970
Age/How Old: 53 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 74 Kg
In Pounds – 163 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Light Caramel
Parents Name: Father – James F. Gunn
Mother – Leota Gunn
Siblings: Yes(5)
School: St. Louis High School
College: Columbia University
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: Yes (Jennifer Holland)
Wife/Spouse Name: Jenna Fischer (m. 2000; div. 2008)
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Filmmaker, Musician, Screenwriter
Net Worth: $60 million
Last Updated: April 2024

James Gunn was born on 5 August in the year 1970. James is an American-situated filmmaker and screenwriter. James is also a well-known musician who loves directing horror movies. James is famous for his science fiction movies like Guardians of the Galaxy and volume 2 of this same film.

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

Biography and Early Life

James Gunn took birth in Missouri, United States. His father’s name was James F. Gunn, a lawyer in the local court, whereas his mother’s name was Leota Gunn, a homemaker. James has five siblings; he spoke in an interview that his mother used to take gentle care of all the six children, including him. James spent most of his early days in St. Louis, Missouri. James’s interest in filming was seen from his teens when he used to play drama with his siblings.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is James Gunn in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, James Gunn’s age is 53 years old as of today’s date 15th April 2024 having been born on 5 August 1970. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 163 lbs in Pound and 74 kg in Kilograms.


James Gunn completed his schooling at St. Louis High School. James spends all his childhood days with his parents in Missouri; he was a keen lover of acting and basketball from initial of his life. He used to play basketball in his school days. James attended Saint Louis University to get his bachelor’s degree in Arts. Later, he joined the University of Columbia to master fine arts and started his career right there from college. He used to perform all the academic programs from his school life and named most of the prizes after his name.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

James Gunn was in love with Jenna Fischer. James and Jenna dated each other for several years and married on 7 October 2000. This couple leads a happy married life till the year 2008. Due to some mutual misunderstanding and arguments, they were divorced in the year 2008. James had no children with Fischer.

After this divorce, James, without marrying anyone, stayed single for several years, but in the year 2015, he started to date Jennifer Holland, as today he is in an open relationship with Jennifer. We can accept James to marry Jennifer soon. James belongs to a Roman Catholic family, but by some of his actions, he seems to be anti-religious, and he accepts this fact.

Is James Gunn Gay?

We can not determine him to be gay. We don’t have any evidence by which we can declare him to be gay in public. His reactions are just as male as seen to date. He was married to Jenna Fischer which later on went into a divorce, so we can’t say him to be gay. And as of the present, he is in a relationship with Jennifer Holland, a great woman in the US. She and James are in a relationship for many years. So, we can conclude him to be straight.

Professional Career

James got an incredible love for music from his early days. He founded a band in the name of The Icons in the year 1989, and he declared himself as the main vocalist in the band, and people accepted his music with an open hug. One of the most significant notable achievements of James in the music industry is his directed music for Scooby-Doo 2 and monsters Unleased.

After playing music for several years, he entered the film industry in the year 1995 by making his first film in collaboration with Troma Entertainment. He wrote many famous screenplays, and the audience enjoyed his presence. Boosting achievement for James was when his written two movies were in the top box office for two consecutive weeks.

James became famous when he was selected as a judge in the television reality show named Scream Queens, in which few actresses competed themselves to get the heroine role in a movie. One of the best movies that are written as well as directed by James is the Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2, which was released in the year 2017.


James Gunn has received various winnings and nominations over his life. The most remarkable one when his movie was ranked by rotten tomatoes in the top 50 reviewed Horror Movies. He was pleased when he found the name of his film on the list. James’s written movies have got the total box office for two consecutive weeks. He has earned the tag for creating various science fiction movies and thriller movies.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of James Gunn in 2024

James Gunn Net Worth
James Gunn Net Worth

As of 2024, James Gunn has a total net worth of around $60 million, making him one of the US’s richest filmmakers today. The primary source of his income is directing, screenwriting, advertising, and also acting in different films. He is a great musician, too, which adds some wealth to his net worth. James is also a producer whose films are worldwide famous.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

He is a multi-talented person; he is a musician, a director, and also a great screenplay writer. James is always appreciated by people for all his fantastic works. He has got five brothers among them; three are in the film industry. James is a great lover of dogs; he spends his free timings with his pet in his house itself.

We can conclude that James is a hardworking and brave man who has succeeded in looking at callous times in his past. Though he went through difficult times in the early days, he did not lose faith in God and followed today. He is a fun-loving musician who likes to travel in his free time and drive bikes. We expect James Gunn to give us more loving songs and films in the future. We wish him good health and good luck in his future.


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