James Franco Net Worth Is $22 Million
James Edward Franco, the American actor and film star was born in Palo Alto, California on April 19, 1978. The artist is worth an amount of $22 million. He has been earning enough through his career to reach this amazing figure. He is among the youngest of people to be honored as a star on the Hollywood walk of fame. Franco is the son of a writer-actress and a tech entrepreneur, and owes his showbiz genes to his mother. Ever since his high school days at Palo Alto, he had an interest in acting and realized it through the school plays. It soon grew on him and made him choose Hollywood to start his career. His first break came in the form of a television series titled Freaks and Geeks, followed by James Dean in 2001 and he never looked back since then.
Soon after, he was cast in the movie Never Been Kissed, and this was followed with his appearance in Whatever It Takes. James Franco’s breakout role proved to be in 2002 super-hero film Spider-Man which became an instant blockbuster and launched him to new levels of stardom. Some of his most important movies include The Spider-Man trilogy, 127 hours, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Pineapple Express, Oz the Great and Powerful, and Eat Pray Love among many others. He is known to live his characters, and has therefore been a success among critics. 127 Hours won him an Academy Awards, BAFTA Film Award and a Golden Globe nomination as well.
He is considerably involved and active as a director and writer as well. His big youth appeal and handsome looks make him the favorite of magazines and paparazzi alike, sometimes to his dislike. He is known to be a supporter of the LGBT community, and several charitable societies. He supports them with his social initiatives to create awareness. His net worth falls short trying to match his all-round skills, and he is here for the long run for sure.