James Murray
James Murray
Real Name/Full Name James Stephen Murray
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: James Murray
Birth Place: Staten Island, New York City, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 1 May 1976
Age/How Old: 46 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
Weight: In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 172 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
Siblings: Christine and Dannielle Murray
School: Monsignor High School
College: Georgetown University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Jenna Vulcano (m. 2014; annulled 2014)
Kids/Children Name: Melyssa Davies (m. 2020-present)
Profession: Stand-up comedian, actor and author
Net Worth: $8 million
Last Updated: March 2023

James Stephen Murray also known as James Murr is an American comedian, actor, author and producer. He is famously known for being a member of the comedy troupe, The Tenderloins. The group is made up of John Gatto, Brian Quinn and Sal Vulcano. Alongside his counterparts in the comedy group The Tenderloins, they star in the Television series, Impractical Jokers. The show began in 2011 and airs on TruTV.

Well, how well do you know about James Murray? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about James Murray’s net worth in 2023, 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 Murray to date.

Biography and Early Life

James was born on May 1, 1976. He was born in Staten Island in New York City USA. His birth name is James Stephen Murray but he later adopted the name James Murray for his professional life. John is of Irish and Italian descent. He fondly remembers memories of his childhood which he terms as fruitful. He has two sisters, Christine and Dannielle Murray.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is James Murray in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, James Murray’s age is 46 years old as of today’s date 28th March 2023 having been born on 1 May 1976. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 172 lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms.


James is an alumnus of the Monsignor Farrell High School which is situated in his hometown. It was during his freshman year that he met his partners, Joe Gatto, Brian Quinn and Sal Vulcano who were also freshmen. Together, they were members of the school’s improvisation club. After his graduation from high school in 1994, James was enrolled at the Georgetown University in Washington D.C. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Murray has been married twice in his life time. He was first married to Jenna Vulkano who is the sister to Sal. This happened as a stunt for the Impractical Jokers in the season finale of season 3. Despite getting married happily, the two annulled their wedding the night after their honeymoon. In June of 2018 during the launch of James’ book, Awakened, he met Melyssa Davies. James terms their relationship as love at first site since the two kicked it off immediately. Melyssa is a young lady in her twenties, specifically 25. The two got married in 2020 and despite their age difference their relationship is very stable.

Is James Murray Gay?

James Murray is straight as far as sexual orientations go. He has been married twice in his lifetime and on both accounts, he was married to two very beautiful women. He was married to his friend Sal’s sister as a practical joke and after their wedding got annulled, he married Melyssa Davies.

Professional Career

James’ career began in 1998 after graduating campus. He initially began his career as a writer, director and producer of the movie titled Damned! The film was an alternate narration of the bible. A short while later in 1999, he and his friends Joe, Sal and Brian formed an Improv and Sketch comedy troupe under the name The Tenderloins.

The Tenderloins began production of comedy sketches together and posted the material on YouTube, Myspace and Metacafe. The crew later garnered over a million viewers. Their big breakthrough came in 2007 after they won the 100,000 dollars prize money in the NBC show, Its Your Show.

Since December 2011, the troupe has been appearing on the reality show, Impractical Jokers, which airs on TruTV. The shows first season gained 32 million viewers. The show still airs on TruTv and trough the show, he has gained celebrity status. In 2019, he together with his counterparts starred in a game show named The Misery Index. 2020 saw the troupe star in a reality film titled Impractical Jokers: The Movie. He still forges on with his career.


James’ hugest achievement is that he and his colleagues have been able to make people laugh their woes away. Together with his crew they won a hundred thousand in show named Its Your Show. Their show, Impractical Jokers gained 32 million views in its first season and is currently on its sixth season. This makes it a huge success.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of James Murray in 2023

James Murray Net Worth
James Murray Net Worth

James Murray is truly a force to reckon with in the comedy industry. He has acquired quite a good reputation and a good fortune to go with it. Murray has had over a decade long career in the field of comedy and as a result has managed to amass a great fortune for himself.

Together with his buddies from The Tenderloins, they appear on the popular show Impractical Jokers which airs on TruTv. This has also helped him in raking in income. Other than that, he gains his income from his books and from social media as well. As of 2023, James has a net worth which amounts up to $8 million.

Some Interesting Facts You Need to Know

  • He can speak four languages fluently.
  • He once ate dog poo in one of his shows in order to win a $290 challenge.
  • As part of April Fools’ Day joke, he announced that he would contest for the Staten Island Congress seat.

James Murray is an outstanding comedian and actor who have been in the limelight since 1999. He is one of the most talented comedians of all times and he has made a name for himself in the entertainment industry. His comedies are on another level thus acquiring a very large fan base.


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