Known for his exceptional work in action and drama films, J.J. Abrams is a producer, actor, film director and composes scenes in movies. He has a spectacular record of producing some of the greatest movie ever released like the star wars and Armageddon among others. Let’s find out the net worth of J.J. Abrams in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Jeffrey Jacob Abrams was born on June 1966 in the City of New York but later relocated to Los Angeles where he was brought up. He is the son of Gerald Abrams and carols Ann Abrams who were also both producers. He also has a sibling sister, Tracy.
JJ went and schooled at Palisades high school. After graduating, he joined Sarah Lawrence College, a school of arts instead of dental school after he was convinced by his father’s advice. He was well nurtured and trained in the movie industry from an early age, and when he was just 15, he wrote music for Don Honler. In his college senior year, he partnered with Mazursky to write a film which later became the comedy Taking Care of Business.
Abrams got married Katie McGrath and had a total of three children. Currently, he is living in Los Angeles and has been blessed with three children. His wife works as the public relations executive, and they have enjoyed a stable relationship.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
He started producing films in college which gave him a sober experience in the lucrative business. They were Night beast in 1982, treatment and taking care of business. He continued by producing ‘regarding Henry’ and ‘forever young.’ He partnered with Mazursky again to write ‘Gone Fishing’ comedy script. He was part of the team ‘Propellerheads’ in 1994 that produced Shrek.
In 1998, he was part of the team that produced the ‘Armageddon’ thriller where his role was working on the screenplay. During the same year, he debuted in TV on ‘Felicity’ which was broadcasted for four seasons in which he was also the co-producer and executive producer.
He founded a production company with Bryan called ‘Bad Robot’ in 2001. The company first produced ‘Alias’ and later ‘Lost’ whereby he created the opening theme songs of both the films. The horror movie ‘Joy Ride’ was also produced in the same year.
Since 2001, he has produced ‘What About Brian’, ‘Six Degrees’, ‘A Tale of two cities’, ‘Mission Impossible III’, ‘Monster Movie Cloverfield’, ‘Star Trek’, ‘The Dark Tower, Fringe’, ‘Undercovers’, ‘Super 8’, ‘Star Trek into the Darkness’, ‘Star wars the force Awakens’, ‘Star Trek Beyond’, ‘The Cloverfield paradox’.
Abram has notably also appeared in TV shows and also bought the article on a movie. He has a couple of projects he is working on and are due to be released soon. He has also received frustrations with projects which were not successful like the superman’s fifth movie and Samurai Jack in 2009, Micronauts and also Felicity in 2010.
During his career he has received numerous nominations for the Razzie Award, two Emmy Awards, two PGA Awards, Directors Guild of America, Saturn Award, BAFTA Award, Writers Guild of America, Hugo Awards, Critics Choice Movie Awards, Empire Awards, Scream awards and SFX Awards.
He has won Television Music Awards and ASCAP Film, a couple of Emmy Awards, PGA Awards, and Writers Guild of America awards, Scream award, and BAM Awards all of which were based on his producing, directing and writing roles.
Net Worth & Earnings
Abrams has an impressive net worth value of more than $140 million. This he has realized through producing and directing movies which made billions of profits worldwide, the most noticeable ones being Star Trek, Mission Impossible and the latest one being Star Wars: The last Jedi early this year.
He is currently in the process of producing Westworld and Mission Impossible. Abrams is a legendary producer and who also has a lot left to offer in the future. It will be amazing to see some of the movies that he will be working on.