Two times Saturn Award-winning director J.J. Abrams is an American producer who is responsible for hit cult movies like Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness, Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens, Star Trek Beyond, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
The Primetime Emmy Awards has also produced films like Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, and Mission: Impossible – Fallout, starring Tom Cruise and TV shows like Felicity, Alias, and Lost.
How much is J.J. Abrams’ Net Worth?
The American film producer has amassed an immense net worth of $300 million from making movies and TV Shows. J.J. Abrams earned $2 million for selling the script of Forever Young, starring Elijah Wood and Isabel Glasser, to producer Bruce Davey.
According to some sources, his earnings in the year 2007 was calculated to be $17 million.
J.J. Abrams turns Down Apple’s Deal
J.J. Abrams and his company Bad Robot Productions, turned down Apple‘s deal of $500 million to sign a $250 million contract with WarnerMedia.
There were speculations that Apple’s offer might have been raised to $750 million to $1 billion if Jeffrey had agreed to work with him. Rumors have it that Abrams turned down the offer owing to Apple’s lack of a theatrical distribution model.
J.J. Abrams’s Residence
Jacob and his wife Katie McGrath currently reside in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, where they own a house, which they bought in 2014 for almost $15 million. The couple also owns another home in the same area which they bought in 2017 for $6.5 million.
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Box Office Collection
His movies have earned nearly $2.5 billion at the box office. Jacob’s highest earnings movies are Star Trek ($385.7 million), with Chris Pine, Winona Ryder, and Zoe Saldana, Star Trek Into Darkness ($467.4 million), featuring Benedict Cumberbatch, Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($2.068 billion), starring Mark Hamil and Adam Driver, Star Trek Beyond ($343.5 million), and Star Wars: The Last Jedi ($1.333 billion).
J.J. Abrams other box office hit films are Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol ($694.7 million), starring Jeremy Renner, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation ($682.7 million), and Mission: Impossible – Fallout ($791.1 million), featuring Henry Cavill and Angela Bassett.
J.J. Abrams’s Personal Life
The American producer was born as Jeffrey Jacob Abrams on 27th June 1966 in New York City, New York in the United States. He is the son of Gerald W. Abrams and Carol Ann Abrams. He has a sister named Tracy Abrams. He is of American nationality, and his ethnicity is white.
J.J. Abrams first attended Palisades Charter High School and after graduating from there he enrolled at the Sarah Lawrence College.
53-years-old, Abrams is married to Katie McGrath since 1996 and has three children; Gracie Abrams, August Abrams, and Henry Abrams.