James Rolfe is one of those people who loves starting small and makes good of whatever little thing he has. Rolfe is a jack of all trades and a master of all. As you will see, he is a comedian, actor, video game critic, internet personality and a host of other things which he has managed to perform well on all these. In this piece, we will shed light on the net worth of James Rolfe in 2019.
Early life & Biography
James Duncan Rolfe is an American Comedian, actor, filmmaker, video game critic as well as an internet personality born in 1980 July the 10th. Most people remember him from his role in the web television series Angry Video Game Nerd. He was born in New Jersey. James’s parents brought him an audio recorder in the 80s and later got a camera.
At some point in his senior year in college, Rolfe purchased a Panasonic AG-DVX100 camcorder and would impress his friends with the nice videos he shot with the camcorder. James while young was inspired by The Legend of Zelda and also the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and started creating adventure stories. He also illustrated comic books and updated them monthly. One of his books had a plot inspired by The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past video game.
Rolfe is of the Italian ancestry. He is a married man. He is since 2007 married to April Chmura who was a cinematographer of his former Nerd series episodes. The couple has two children, one born in 2013 April the 26th while the second daughter was born in 2017, September the 1st. James has a younger sister called Gina, who was born in 1984,
He says that his favourite bands include Systems of a Down Metallica, Black Sabbath, Alice in Chains, Iron Maiden, and Slayer. He loves watching movies too, and his favourite ones are ‘It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World’ that was released in 1963. James also is thrilled by horror movies.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Rolfe started filming movies in 1989 in during this time he even used Mario Paint in a couple of his initial efforts. He continued with his hobby even during the 90s before going to the university to pursue hand-drawn animation lessons.
Rolfe’s independent video film production company called The Cinemasssacre Productions’ or ‘Cinemassacre Productions LLC’ was launched in 1989, with the website for the company coming much later in 2000. The company so far has two official YouTube channels, ‘Cinemassacre’ and ‘Cinemassacre Plays’.
On 1996 may, Rolfe used shot the horror film ‘A Night of Total Terror’ in his backyard. And he considered this film his life’s turning point. He made films such as ‘Cinemaphobia’ ‘Kung Fu Werewolf from Outer Space’, the silent movie, and ‘Stoney’.
Rolfe uploaded the Nerd video on YouTube, YouTube channel ‘JamesNintendoNerd’ in 2006 after being insisted by Matei. At the moment the video is called ‘Cinemassacre’. This garnered immense popularity mainstream on September 12th the same year after the review of ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ did well on Youtube.
He won 48FILM Festival in 2007, Mashable Open Web Awards in 2009 and 2014, YouTube Creator Awards with The Angry Video Game Nerd.
Net Worth & Earnings
James Rolfe estimated net worth is $200 thousand. His earnings are mainly from his films and horror movies he has done in the past.
Money is not everything, but passion and drive are. As you have seen above, James Rolfe may not be the riches celebrity like most that we have highlighted their stories before. However, we can feel the zeal and passion he has in whatever he does. Also, we have not heard of any conspiracy with his wife and family, and I hope that they the young family lives happily together.