James Wan
James Wan
Real Name/Full Name James Wan
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: James Wan
Birth Place: Kuching, Malaysia
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 26 February 1977
Age/How Old (at the time of death): 47 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimeters – 168 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 72kg
In Pounds – 158.7 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father- N/A
Mother- N/A
Siblings: N/A
School: Gorton High School
College: RMIT University
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: Malaysian, Australian
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: unmarried
Girlfriend: Yes (Ingrid Bisu)
Wife/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Film director, screenwriter, and film producer
Net Worth: $80 million
Last Updated: June 2024

James Wan is a film director, screenplay writer, and also producer. James is one of the shining personalities of the film industry. He had a keen interest in filming from his childhood days; he ran behind his dreams and finally sat on the chair he deserves to. He is a flying man and also wealthy enough. James is also the director of movies like “Saw” and “Conjuring”.

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

Biography and Early Life

James took birth in Kuching on 26 February in the year 1977. His family was living in Malaysia, which has got its origin from China, but they migrated to Australia when James was a kid. We don’t have much information about his parents; we just know that his mother was a full-time nurse working in a local hospital in Australia. James likes keeping his personal life always private.

James lived in his early childhood days in Malaysia but enjoyed his high school days in Australia. James developed his interest in filming from his childhood days when he was in high school itself. James boosted his interest when he met Leigh Whannell in high school, who was an aspiring filmmaker too. Both these youth together grew up thinking of making their career in the film industry.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is James Wan in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, James Wan’s age is 47 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2024 having been born on 26 February 1977. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 168 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 158.7 lbs in Pound and 72kg in Kilograms.


James schooled at Lake Tuggeranong in the capital city of Australia. Not much is known about his education since he is a highly reserved person. As per the sources, he might be an average student. James returned to Perth after being in Canberra, the capital city of Australia. Then in the year 1998, he shifted to Melbourne and joined RMIT university. He graduated from the University with a bachelor’s degree in humanities.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

James took birth in Malaysia, educated himself in Australia, and how he is living in Los Angeles. James is in a relationship with Ingrid Biru, who is a German-born Romanian actress, producer, model, and also author. Both James and Ingrid are seen on the screen many times. In a media interview by an American channel, James mentioned Ingrid as his strength because she always motivates James in doing more. James is not married yet and might be marrying his girlfriend Ingrid soon if everything goes smoothly.

Coming to the family life of James Wan, he likes keeping it private. We never know if he had got any siblings or not, as he never spoke of it in public. We don’t have much information about James’s parents too; it is just known that his mother was a nurse in Australia and served James with due love and care. It is an astonishing fact that we don’t even have the names of his parents. James likes keeping his life professional and is seen with his girlfriend in public.

Is James Wan Gay?

We cannot determine James as gay. James has also got a girlfriend named Ingrid Bisu, and they together are in a happy relationship. We do not have any evidence regarding him, which can help us declaring James as gay in public; he is a proud father and also a good husband, which concludes him to be a proper man. James Wan is straight.

Professional Career

The world is scared and entertained by the films made by James Wan. James is one of the appreciable directors in making horror films like Saw, Conjuring, and also Insidious. He doesn’t believe in any paranormal powers but loves to make people believe in them. Always James is fantastic in his filming job. Most of the films by James Wan are made in collaboration with Leigh Whannell.

The first film that was made was Saw; Whannell wrote the film, and James decided to direct it. But the problem was they were not financially strong to produce this film. Both of these young talented men went in search of financial givers for the film. Few of the producers in the American film industry were impressed by their Idea and financed them for this film, and luckily this was a hit for the world and success for these two great men.

The film evolved as one of the scariest movies in the film industry. After this movie, each of the movies was a great achievement for James; he proved to be one of the best horror film directors in the world. James director some magnificent and excellent films like Conjuring and Conjuring 2. People are scared in the name of James for his scary horror movies.

Awards and achievements

James Wan is one of the best horror movie directors in the world. The most prestigious award he had got is his name and fame among millions of people in the world. Don’t you think it is a fantastic award for this talented director? Well, James made some notable awards in his name, like the Bandung Film Festival Award and also the Pegasus Audience Award. He is in a growing stage of his life, so that we can expect more awards in his portfolio.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of James Wan in June 2024

James Wan Net Worth
James Wan Net Worth

As of 2024, James has a considerable net worth of around $80 million in his portfolio. He gained all those amounts in his directing and producing experience over decades in filming. We can say his net worth will grow in the future as James did not declare a stop from the industry. He is one of the best and richest directors who have got his origin from Asia.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

He was a Malaysian man and later took Australian citizenship after his migration in the childhood days, which helped him boost his career. He is a great lover of pet dogs. He was a good football player and also a great lover of basketball in his young days. James won many awards till now. His real name was James Wan, and that is the celebrated name too.

He is a source of motivation for the people. He settled at a very young age and made himself competent in name, fame, and wealth. He is always a positive-minded and active person in his life. He will grow higher because of his confidence in himself and keep on adding to his net worth. He has a tremendous worldwide following because of his calm and loving attitude. We wish him good health and luck.


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