James Gunn Wiki, Bio, Partner, Height, Net Worth, Instagram, Family

James Gunn is an American filmmaker known for exceptional film concepts and directing abilities. He joined the show as a screenwriter in 1995.

Since his early days, he has progressed in his career and now enjoys directing and filmmaking.

From an early age, the filmmaker was enamored with the film. 

The Night of the Living Dead films, Friday the 13th, and other low-budget films have impacted and motivated him, and Gunn has also performed with his siblings in shows.

James Gunn Profile

Before moving any further, let’s have a look at James Gunn’s profile. 

James Gunn Life Partner 
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Full nameJames Francis Gunn Jr
Common nameJames Gunn
Gender Male
Date of birth1996, August 5 
Place of birthSt. Louis, Missouri
Age 56-year-old 
Zodiac sign Leo
ReligionNot known
EthnicityNot known
Father nameJames F Gunn
Mother name Leota “Lee” (Hynek)
SiblingsSean Gunn,  Matt Gunn, Brian Gunn,  Patrick Gunn, and Mark Gunn (cousin), 
Sexual orientationStraight
Marital statusDivorced
WifeJenna Fischer
Marriage date2000, October 7
Divorced 2008
Relationship statusEngaged
GirlfriendJennifer Holland (2015–present; engaged)
UniversitySaint Louis University (BA) Columbia University (MFA)
ProfessionFilm director, film producer screenwriter actor
Present year1989–present
Salary Under review
Source of incomeThe entertainment Industry
Net Worth50 million dollars

James Gunn Age, Nationality, Ethnicity, and Religion 

The full name of James Gunn is James Francis Gunn Jr. is an American filmmaker who was born on 1996 August 5, in St. Louis, Missouri. Gunn is 57 years old as of 2022. His zodiac sign is Leo. 

His nationality is American, but his religion and ethnicity are not known. 

James Gunn Height and Weight 

James’ height is 5 feet 9 inches tall, and he weighs roughly 72 kilograms. His body weight is appropriate for his height.

However, we could not find information on his physical measurements, including his chest, waist, and hips sizes and his biceps measurement.

Height 5 feet 9 inches
Weight72 kgs
Body dimensionNot available
Biceps sizeNot available

James Gunn Education 

James Gunn graduated from high school with good grades and went to university.

After graduating from St. Louis University, James Gunn went to Columbia University to get a master’s degree in fine arts.

James Gunn Family 

James was born to attorneys James F. Gunn and Leota “Lee” (Hynek). He grew up in the Missouri cities of St. Louis and Manchester.

Sean Gunn, actor and political writer Matt Gunn, screenwriter Brian Gunn, Patrick Gunn, and Beth Gunn are Gunn’s brothers.

His father came from a family of Irish immigrants. According to James, his family’s surname was originally MacGilgunn, an Irish surname.

Gunn was born in a Roman Catholic family and has stated that prayer is an important part of his life but that he is “in some ways, anti-religion.”

James Gunn Life Partner 

James was previously married. On 2002 October 7, he married Jenna Fisher. The director and his wife were happily married and had a beautiful life together. However, after five years of marriage, they separated in 2008.

Later, he began dating an actress, and he is currently dating Jennifer Holland, a 36-year-old Canadian actress. On February 20, 2022, Gunn confirmed their engagement by posting a photo of Holland wearing a ring on Instagram.

James Gunn Life Partner
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James Gunn Career

In 1995, Gunn started his movie career with Troma Entertainment, where he wrote the indie film Tromeo and Juliet. 

James learned how to write screenplays, make films, locate locations, direct actors, distribute films, and design his poster art while working with his mentor Lloyd Kaufman, the co-founder of Troma.

Scooby-Doo was Gunn’s first significant Hollywood screenplay, which he wrote in 2002. He penned the screenplays for the Dawn of the Dead remake and Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed sequel in 2004. 

James Gunn became the first screenwriter to have two films top the box office in consecutive weeks with these pictures.

James Gunn Career
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Gunn guided candidates during performance assignments on VH1’s Scream Queens, a reality television show in which ten unknown actresses compete with each other for a role in the film Saw VI, where he worked as a judge.

He directed three Stan Lee cameo moments in one day for the film Doctor Strange and two other projects in 2016.

Gunn’s The Belko Experiment, a horror film written and produced, was released in 2017.

After the original director Gavin O’Connor quit due to scheduling conflicts, Gunn was asked to create an entirely new script for The Suicide Squad to serve as a director.

He was formally confirmed to direct The Suicide Squad in January 2019.

James Gunn as a Director 

Guardians of the Galaxy 2014
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 2017
The Suicide Squad 2021
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.32021

James Gunn as the Producer 

The Belko Experiment2016
Coyote vs. Acme2023

James Gunn as a Writer 

James Gunn as a Writer 
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Films Year 
Tromeo and Juliet1996
The Specials2000
Dawn of the Dead2004
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed2004
Guardians of the Galaxy2014
The Belko Experiment2016
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 22017
The Suicide Squad2021
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 32023
Coyote vs. Acme2023

James Gunn Net Worth 

His net worth has constantly been rising. James Gunn makes the most of his money as a successful filmmaker. James Gunn’s net worth is estimated to be 50 million dollars.

James Gunn Social Media Presence 

We can find him on Instagram as @jamesgunn with 1.9 million followers and 3838 posts. He had followed 329 different personalities on his Instagram. His Instagram account is also a verified account. 

James Gunn Social Media Presence 
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He also uses Twitter and his Twitter handle is @JamesGunn with 1.1 million followers and 33.6K Tweets.  He had followed 1260 different personalities on his Twitter. He has joined Twitter in June 2008. His Twitter handle has also a blue tick mark. 

You can find James Gunn  on Instagram and Twitter as: 

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Some Facts about James Gunn

Some Facts about James Gunn
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  • From his film “Slither,” James gained commercial and critical acclaim as a director.
  • Later, he worked as a director on “Guardians of the Galaxy” and a superhero film’s sequels. “The Suicide Squad” is his next endeavor.
  • James has established himself as a box office draw.
  • Jennifer Holland, a 36-year-old Canadian actress, is his current girlfriend.