James Caviezel is a famous American actor. He is most renowned for enacting Jesus Christ in the 2004s movie ‘The Passion of Christ.’ Also, James Caviezel is well-known for appearing in other movies and television series. Continue reading to find the net worth of James Caviezel as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
James Caviezel was born as James Patrick “Jim” Caviezel, Jr. on 26th September 1968 in Mount Vernon in Washington in the US. James has a younger brother – Timothy and three sisters – Ann, Amy, and Erin. They were raised as a devout Catholic in Conway, Washington. James Caviezel’s Irish mother, Margaret (née Lavery), is a former stage actress and homemaker. His father, James Caviezel, a chiropractor, used the surname Romansh of Slovak and Swiss ancestry. Since the father played basketball coached by John Wooden at UCLA, the children also played basketball.
After studying at Mount Vernon High School for two years, James relocated to Seattle, Washington. James lived with family friends to attend O’Dea High School, Catholic School, and play basketball. Following spring, James transferred to John F. Kennedy Memorial High School in Burien, Washington and graduated (1987).
After getting rejection thrice at the United States Naval Academy, James Caviezel enrolled at Bellevue College. He played college basketball but, in his second year, he suffered from the foot injury. Hence, James could not pursue his dream of joining the NBA team. James transferred to the University of Washington. There he studied acting and became a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity.
James Caviezel and Kerri Browitt, a high school English teacher, got married in 1996. They adopted three Chinese children named Bo, David and Lyn Elizabeth. These children had cancer.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
James Caviezel first appeared on stage. In his first movie 1991s ‘My Own Private Idaho,’ James Caviezel was cast as an airline clerk.
James Caviezel enacted as Dexter in 1995s ‘Children of the Dust’; “Slov” Slovnik in 1997s ‘G.I. Jane’; Private Witt in 1998s ‘The Thin Red Line’; Black John in 1999s ‘Ride with the Devil’; Detective John Sullivan in 2000s ‘Frequency’; Jerry in 2000s ‘Pay It Forward’; Tom Kubik in 2002s ‘High Crimes’; Johannes in 2003s ‘I Am David’; Edmond Dantès in 2002s ‘The Count of Monte Cristo’.
James Caviezel became most famous after enacting Jesus Christ in the 2004s movie ‘The Passion of the Christ.’ James Caviezel enacted as Carroll Oerstadt in 2006s ‘Déjà Vu’; Willard Hobbes in 2013s ‘Escape Plan’ (2013); Bob Ladouceur in 2014s ‘When the Game Stands Tall’; Jimmy Bierce in 2017s ‘The Ballad of Lefty Brown’ and Luke in 2018s ‘Paul, Apostle of Christ’.
James Caviezel played the role of John Reese on CBS’ science-fiction crime drama series ‘Person of Interest’ (2011-2016).
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of James Caviezel is $30 million. Most of James Caviezel’s wealth comes from his profession as an actor in movies and television series. James appeared on CBS’s ‘Person of Interest’ television series and earned $125 thousand per episode. In 2014, the box-office sales of the movie ‘When The Game Stands Tall’ earned around $30,130,000.
James Caviezel is a devout Catholic who is against abortion. He appears in national ads that oppose research using stem cells.