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James Cameron Net Worth

James Cameron Net Worth

Net Worth: $700 Million

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  • Source of Wealth Movie Directing, Producing
  • Birth Place Kapuskasing, Ontario
  • Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)
  • Full Name James Francis Cameron
  • Nationality Canadian
  • Date of Birth August 16, 1954
  • Ethnicity Canadian
  • Occupation Film director, Producer, Editor, Screenwriter, Environmentalist, Eplorer
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About James Cameron

Born James Francis Cameron on August 16, 1954 in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada, the legendary Canadian film director, film producer, screenwriter, editor, and inventor, has an estimated net worth of $700 million. As the director of the highest grossing film of all time, Cameron is definitely “king of hollywood”. Avatar has earned over $2.7 billion at the box office alone and has changed the way Hollywood makes films. Cameron is already at work on Avatar 2. His older films, including Titanic, which earned a combined $3 billion and he will continue to earn big for many years to come on these films. He’s already at work on two sequels to the film which are slated for 2014 and 2015.

The top-tiered action director of his generation, as well as one of the most allegedly demanding and difficult, James Cameron reshaped 1980s and ’90s Hollywood with a string of lucrative multimillion-dollar films remarkable for their marriage of technical wizardry and human sentiment. Cameron’s 1997 blockbuster Titanic exemplified this union of elements, as one of the highest grossing motion pictures in the history of the medium.
In total, Cameron’s directorial efforts have grossed approximately US$2 billion in North America and US$6 billion worldwide.

Cameron received the Bradbury Award from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in 1991—but, being primarily thought of as a genre filmmaker, he did not receive any major mainstream filmmaking awards prior to Titanic. With Titanic, Cameron received Academy Awards for Best Film Editing (shared with Conrad Buff and Richard A. Harris), Best Picture (shared with Jon Landau), and Best Director. He also won a Golden Globe Award for best director for the film.

 

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of James Cameron's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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  • Earnings 2013
  • Earnings 2010
  • Earnings 2009
  • Earnings 1997
  • Earnings 1991
Earnings 2013 N/A
Asset 2013

Price of his Tesla S

$50,000
Earnings 2010 $257 Million
Royalties 2010

Earnings from Avatar (Backend Bonuses on Ticket Sales, TV Deals and DVD/Blu Ray Sales)

$248,000,000
Earnings 2009 $210 Million
Earnings 2009

Earnings from Avatar (Salary plus Backend Bonuses)

$50,000,000
Earnings 1997 N/A
Earnings 1997

Salary from Titanic ($600k for screenplay + $8m salary + backend participation)

$115,000,000
Earnings 1991 N/A
Salary 1991

Salary from Terminator 2: Judgment Day

$6,000,000
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