During his early life, he attended multiple private schools. He undertook jobs such as bartending, teaching yoga, driving a meat truck, loading cars, and being a stable boy on his way to becoming a successful actor.
It is rare in Hollywood to find a personality who finds fame on both small and big screens. However, James Spader managed to achieve his feet on both platforms.
James was born on 7th February 1960 in Boston. His parents Jean, and Stoddard, both were teachers.
Jimmy is an atheist with American citizenship and nationality.
The 61-year-old actor is known for his idiosyncrasies, as he was 5ft 10in, weighted approx. 76 kg, and dedicated to his character. Due to this quality, he has been termed as ‘difficult to work with’ by directorsand screenwriters.
He purchased a house on Fraser Way for $1 million.
In 1981, his first major role was in the film Endless Love. At the same time, his first starring role was in Tuff Turf (1985). He rose to stardom from Pretty in Pink in 1986. From 2004-08 he starred as Allen Shore in the series Boston Legal. In the series, he reprised his role from the television series The Practice in 2002. He won an Emmy award for outstanding lead actor for drama series in 2004 for his portrayal on The Practice. Spader was again nominated for the same award in 2005 and 2007 for Boston Legal.
James studied at ‘The Pike School’ where his mother was an art teacher. He also studied at ‘Brooks School’ where his father worked as a teacher. Later he joined ‘Michael Chekhov School’ in New York to pursue acting.
James Spader net worth, as of 2022, is estimated at $25 million.
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He met his partner when he was living in New York. Victoria Kheel, who was a decorator by profession, worked on the sets of his various movies. The couple married in 1987 and divorced in 2004. The net worth of the set-designer Victoria is $2 Million.
The actor has 3 sons Sebastian, Nathaneal, and Elijah Spader. Sebastian is a producer and director known for Slice (2007), Ridden (2008), and Machete (2010). At the same time, Elijah is the second child of the Blacklist famous actor James Spader. He is also an actor and one of the handsome men in the world. Nathaneal is the son of James and his new partner Leslie Stefanson. He is 12 years old.
An American actor and producer were blessed with 2 elder sisters Annie, and Libby. Annie did a master’s of Science in elementary education and teaching from New-York. Like her parents, now she is also giving her services in the teaching field. At the same time, Libby is working for various organizations globally. Currently, they both are proud mothers.
His net worth in 2022 is estimated at $25 million. He has appeared in various TV series and movies like White Palace, True Colors, The Blacklist, Boston Legal, and The Family Tree. He makes $3,00,000 per episode, or $6.6 million each season.