James Rolfe
James Rolfe
Real Name/Full Name James Duncan Rolfe
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: James Rolfe
Birth Place: New Jersey, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 10 July 1980
Age/How Old: 43 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 180.5 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
Weight: In Kilograms – 84 Kg
In Pounds – 185 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Light Brown
Parents Name: Father – Scott Rolfe
Mother –Marlene Rolfe
Siblings: Gina Rolfe
School: N/A
College: University of the Arts
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: April Chmura
Kids/Children Name: 2
Profession: Filmmaker, actor, YouTuber, and online personality
Net Worth: $800 Thousand
Last Updated: June 2024

James Rolfe is an American filmmaker, actor, YouTuber and online personality. He is best known for creating and being the star of the YouTube web show, Angry Video Game Nerd. The web show is a joint production between Rolfe’s Cinemassacre Productions, GameTrailers and ScrewAttack. Some of his other projects involve him reviewing board games, classic horror films, and weekly Monday videos.

He began by creating videos at home and has made more than 270 videos so far. Some of these videos even include; shorts, features, and webisodes. He became really popular in 2004 when he started Angry Video Game Nerd and gained mainstream attention two years later when one of his videos became really popular.

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

Biography and Early Life

James Duncan Rolfe was born on the 10th of July 1980 in Haddonfield, New Jersey. His parents are Scott and Marlene Rolfe. When James was a child, his parents bought him an audio recorder and then got a camera later on. With these two, he took photographs of his friends performing fights for new projects.

He started filming shorts in 1989 and continued with this hobby through the 1990’s. For his early films, he used Mario Paint, and they didn’t have any scripts or rehearsal. When he started writing scripts, his friends lost interest because they struggled with remembering their lines.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is James Rolfe in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, James Rolfe’s age is 43 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2024 having been born on 10 July 1980. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 180.5 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 185 lbs in Pound and 84kg in Kilograms.


After high school, Rolfe attended the University of the Arts and has a bachelor’s degree in fine arts. In his early teen years, he ran an annual “haunted house” attraction out of his parent’s garage using a collection of several props and antiques that he later reused multiple times in his other films.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

James Rolfe With Wife April Chmura
James Rolfe With Wife April Chmura

After graduating from college, he continued residing in Philadelphia before moving to Los Angeles for a short time and then returning to Philadelphia.

In 2004, he was involved in a road accident after a trailer came off a truck and hit his car. Fortunately, he did not suffer any major physical injuries, but his car was totally wrecked.

In July 2004, he met April Chmura who was a cinematographer on the early Nerd episodes. They got married in November 2007 and got their first daughter in April 2013. The couple got their second daughter on the 1st of September 2017.

Is James Rolfe Gay?

No, he is not gay.

Professional Career

As mentioned earlier, h started making video game reviews in 1989 and continued with his interest into the 1990s. He started off with Mario paint and eventually learned how to make hand-drawn animation. After his friends struggled with reading the scripts, they lost interest and a lot of his work remained unfinished.

He tried his hand at action figures or puppets but eventually lost interest with stop-motion. He went back to hand-made animation using the skills he learned from his classes and regularly painted by hand and computer programs.

In 1996, he made a film in his backyard called A Night of Total Terror which was inspired by horror movies like Nosferatu. He made Cinemaphobia in 2001 which depicted an actor who was suffering from work overload and as a result, he would hallucinate being followed by cameras. They made two versions of that film, a short version, and an extended version, although he says that he prefers the short version. He has made a number of many other films which are doing quite well.


From 2007 to 2011, Rolfe has been the president of the Canadian League of Composers. He has won awards for his music like the Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music and the SOCAN Jan V. Matajcek New Classical Music Award in 2009.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of James Rolfe in ’2024’

James Rolfe Net Worth
James Rolfe Net Worth

James Rolfe has been an online personality for a long time now and has achieved a lot of success in what he does. He makes most of his income from the videos he posts on YouTube and the films he makes. As of 2024, Rolfe has an estimated net worth of $800 thousand.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Rolfe gained a lot of attention when one of his videos became really popular. At first, he was reluctant to post the video, but after his friends persuaded him, he posted it and the rest is history.
  • When he was a child, he got his inspiration to create adventure stories after watching The Legend of Zelda and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

James Rolfe has had a very successful career. He is one of the many people that took advantage of the internet boom in the 1990s and early 2000s. He is still posting videos on his YouTube channel and making films. We hope that he continues to maintain the level of success that he is at.


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