What is James Cameron Net Worth? How much is James Cameron Net worth Earning? Is he richer than Steven Spielberg?
James Cameron was born on 16 August 1954. A famous Canadian filmmaker, James Cameron has carved a niche for himself in the science fiction genre. In 1992, this exceptional director was honored with the ‘Bradbury Award’ for his film ‘Terminator 2: Judgment Day’.
Cameron received several honors including ‘Academy Awards’ in the ‘Best Director’, ‘Best Film Editing’, and ‘Best Picture’ categories for his movie Titanic. In 1997, Cameron received the ‘Golden Globes’ for the film. Until 2004, Cameron was awarded several honorary doctorates by the various Universities.
In 2010, Cameron was felicitated with the ‘Visual Effects Society Lifetime Achievement Award’. The movie has also won other awards, including ‘Golden Globes for Best Motion Picture – Drama’. Cameron serves on the ‘NASA Advisory Council’.
James Francis Cameron was born to Phillip and his wife Shirley in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada. Cameron pursued his education from the ‘Stamford Collegiate School ‘ in Ontario. Later, Cameron joined ‘Troy High School’, California.
Cameron began attending ‘Fullerton College’, for a course in Physics but dropped out before graduating. Cameron director has been wedded four times, his spouses being Sharon Williams, producer Gale Anne Hurd, filmmaker Katherine Bigelow, and ‘Terminator’ star Linda Hamilton. While in 2000, Cameron got married to American actress Suzy Amis, whom he had met on the sets of ‘Titanic’. Cameron has a daughter, Josephine, with Linda Hamilton, and three children with his present wife, Suzy.
As a college dropout, Cameron was self-taught in the nitty-gritty of special effects. Cameron began his career with a short film of 10 minutes sci-fi film, shot in 35mm reel, titled ‘Xenogenesis’. After a few projects as a special effect manager and assistant director, Cameron got his big break with the movie, ‘Terminator’ in 1984. The movie, starring action hero Arnold Schwarzenegger, as a robot-killer, became an instant hit.
Cameron wrote the screenplay for ‘Rambo: First Blood Part II’, released in 1985, which was later edited by the star Sylvester Stallone. In 1986, Cameron brought out the ‘Aliens’ which was a hit grossing millions and received several ‘Academy Award’ nominations. In 1991, ‘Terminator 2: Judgment Day’ was released.