James Wan Biography, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Fact, and More

James Wan

James Wan is an Australian director who is mostly known for his works in the horror genre.  He has worked as the co-creator of the Saw, Insidious films, and The Conjuring Universe. With almost $2 billion in sales, The Conjuring is the second-highest-grossing horror franchise.

James Wan’s Biography And Net Worth

Net Worth70 Million dollars
NameJames Wan
Date of BirthFebruary 26, 1977
Age45 years
Birth PlaceKuching, Malaysia
SpouseIngrid Bisu (2019–)
EducationLake Tuggeranong College, RMIT University Melbourne City Campus
ProfessionAustralian director, Screenwriter, Producer, Comic book writer
James Wan

James Wan Early Life

On February 26, 1977, James Wan was born in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. When he was seven years old, James and his Chinese family moved to Perth, Australia. He was raised there. After that, he went to college in Canberra before coming back to Perth. Wan completed his postsecondary education at RMIT University in Melbourne. He graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of Arts in Media.

James Wan Career

James Wan is most notable for his work in the horror genre. He started his career with the SAW franchise. James worked on a movie project with his friend and screenwriter Leigh Whannell in the early 2000s. The plot was based on their own unique childhood anxieties, and the script was shortly finished. They then presented the movie to studios using an excerpt from the script. He made his directorial debut with the movie in 2004. The movie turned out to be a smashing success, earning more than $103 million worldwide and a profit of more than $100 million. The sequel “Saw II” and several other spin-offs were swiftly sponsored by the studio.  James first encountered significant obstacles when he tried to diversify outside of the “Saw” franchise. Both the horror movie “Dead Silence” and “Death Silence” proved to be disappointing.

Wan made a comeback with the Insidious series. He directed the first movie in 2010 and its 2013 follow-up. Wan also directed the first Conjuring movie, which was a financial triumph. While producing later films in the franchise, he served as the director of the second chapter, released in 2016. Wan also directed Aquaman, a superhero movie from the DC Extended Universe, and Furious 7, the seventh Fast & Furious movie. After each made over $1 billion, Wan became the eighth director with two films to reach the milestone. With his films have made over $3.7 billion globally in 2021, he was the 17th-highest-earning director of all time.  Wan made his comeback to the horror genre with the 2021 film, Malignant. Wan also founded Atomic Monster Production. He produces numerous film projects through his company.

James Wan

James Wan Wife

Wan proposed to Ingrid Bisu, a Romanian-German actress, in 2019.  Later that year, they got married.

James Wan’s Net Worth

James Wan has a net worth of around 70 million dollars as of 2022. His production company and massive hits over the years are the reason for his fortune.

James Wan’s Body Features

Weight72 kg
Eye ColorBlack

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