James Spader is a very popular actor from the United States and has been known for his ability to portray the eccentric characters in the television and films. Among the most popular films that he has appeared does include ‘Secretary,’ ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ and ‘Sex, Lies and the Videotape.’ In the television side, he is best known for his appearance in an ABC Sitcom, ‘The Practice’ and has also appeared in ‘The Blacklist.’ Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and earnings of James Spader in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
James Todd Spader was conceived in the year 1960 on February 7th in Boston Massachusetts to Stoddard Greenwood ‘Todd’ Spader and Jean. He has attended several schools such as The Pike School, Brooks School, and Philips Academy. At the tender age of seventeen years, he dropped out of school and went on to become a full-time actor. Before he became an actor, he had done a variety of jobs such as a stable boy, teaching yoga and bartending.
Spader met a decorator by the name Victoria Kheel, while he was working in a Yoga studio after he migrated to the New York City in the 1980s. They tied the knot in the year 1987 and had been blessed with two sons, Sebastian and Elijah. Spader later on filed for a divorce in the year 2004. In the year 2002, that was the time that he started Leslie Stefanson, and they have a son together, Nathaneal in 2008.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In the year 1978, James Spader appeared in a film, ‘Team Mates.’ The first major film that he appeared in was ‘Endless Love.’ Later on, he went on and appeared in films such as ‘Tuff Turf’ and ‘The New Kids.’ In the year 1994, he appeared in the movie ‘The Wolf’ as Swinton Stewart. He later appeared in movies including ‘Critical Care,’ ‘Speaking of Sex’ and ‘Secretary.’ Spader has appeared in film ‘Lincoln’ in the year 2012. In the year 2014, he appeared in ‘The Homesman’ and the most recent film that he has featured in is ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron.’
In 1983, James appeared in the television series, ‘The Family Tree.’ In the year 2003, he featured as Alan Shore in ‘Practice’ from the year 2004 to the year 2008. Spader appeared in the ‘Boston Legal.’ He has also portrayed the role of Robert in ‘The Office’ and in the year 2013, went on to appear in ‘Blacklist’ since the year 2013. Over time, he has appeared in very many television films such as ‘The Pentagon Papers’ and ‘The Family Secrets.’
His excellent skills have seen him get awarded as well as nominated for the various films that he has appeared in. He has received three nominations to the Golden Globe Awards and won three Primetime Emmy Awards. In the year 2006, he won Satellite Award for ‘Boston Legal’ and is also the winner of 1989 Cannes Film Festival Award for being the best actor.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of James Spader is estimated to be over $11.5 million. The wealth has been created from the many movies as well as the television shows that he has appeared in. He has managed to appear in over ten episodes of ‘Boston Legal’ and also ‘The Blacklist.’ In ‘Discovery Atlas, he is said to have received $125000’ per episode.
James has been known to be among the best actors in the world. His excellent skills have seen him win very many awards. He has received nominations in awards such as People’s Choice Award, Independent Spirit Awards, and the Saturn Awards.