Who is J. J. Abrams and what is his net worth 2018? Jeffrey Jacob Abrams is a famous American film director, screenwriter, actor, film producer, and composer. He is best known for TV shows including Alias, Felicity, and Lost, as well as films, comprises of Star Trek, Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens and Super 8. J. J. Abrams started working at a very young age of 15 years. One of his uniqueness is that he is very reticent about the plot lines of his projects. He is a fast writer also.
J. J. Abrams was born on 27th June 1966 in New York City, U.S to Carol Ann Kelvin and Gerald W. Abrams. His father is an American television producer and mother was an American executive and film producer, academic and author. Abrams has a sister named Tracy Rosen, by profession who is a renowned screenwriter. At his early age, J. J. Abrams went Palisades High School at Los Angeles, California, United States. After high school, he preferred to go to film related school than an academic college. But due to his father’s advice, he applied at Sarah Lawrence College in the US. While in college, he wrote and promoted his first movie script.
J. J. Abrams has been married to Katie McGrath, who has spent much of her career in public relations, since 1996. The couple has 3 children including two sons August & Henry and a daughter Gracie.
J. J. Abrams Net Worth
J. J. Abrams is a famous film producer who has an estimated net worth of $134 million. Estimation of his net worth comes from his film producing career as well as a writer and director. Over many years he has worked on unlike genres – science fiction, action, and drama. J.J. Abrams has made his money from popular TV shows like Lost, Alias, Fringe Felicity and so on. He is also recognised for his notable big screen direction in Star Trek. He made a sum total of $40 million for his accomplishments in Star Wars. J. J. Abrams earns $6,258,125 per annum. Some of his movies box office collection are –
Movies Box Office Collection Year
Star Trek Beyond $158.9M 2016
10 Cloverfield Lane $59.5M 2016
Star Wars: Episode VII $936.7M 2015
– The Force Awakens
Mission: Impossible $155.0M 2015
Mission: Impossible $209.4M 2011
Super 8 $127.0M 2011
Morning Glory $31.0M 2010
Star Trek $257.8M 2009
Cloverfield $80.0M 2008
Mission: Impossible III $133.4M 2006
Joy Ride $21.3M 2001
Gone Fishin’ $19.8M 1997
Abrams estimated Hollywood earnings is –
Job Type Pay
Abrams Minor T.V. Episode $50,000
Abrams Major T.V. Episode $1,100,000
Director Credits (Lost, etc.)
Abrams Minor T.V. Episode $5,675,000
Abrams Major T.V. Episode Producer $21,050,000
Credits (On the level of Lost)
Abrams Major Movie Producer Credits $9,000,000
(On the level of Star Trek, Mission Impossible)
J. J. Abrams owns several luxurious apartments and commercial properties in Los Angeles. Abrams lives in the Mouse House. He lives with his wife and children in Pacific Palisades, LA, California. He spent a lot of money on a mansion($14.5 million) in Los Angeles. This mansion features rolling lawns, large swimming pool, landscaped gardens and also the facility to view the ocean. Other than this he is the owner of luxurious imported cars like BMW, Mercedes and so on.
J. J. Abrams also engages himself together with his constant skillful collaborators like writers Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, and editors Maryann Brandon, Mary Jo Markey and so on. He also involved with cinematographers Larry Fong, Daniel Mindel and composer Michael Giacchino. Abrams has worked with Tom Cruise, Jim Belushi, Mel Gibson, Harrison Ford and much more.
J. J. Abrams and his wife Kathleen McGrath each donated $500,000 to support Hillary Clinton for president.
J. J. Abrams is the winner of Saturn Award for Best Director 2015 for his best direction in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
J. J. Abrams belongs to the high category writers, producers, and directors. He always presents good quality creations which succeed at the box office positively. His ongoing participation in television productions as well as in silver screen sustains to accumulate his collaboration with drama series Fringe and Alcatraz and much more. He is currently working on his another project – Mission: Impossible 6, which will be broadcast in 2018. In religious view, Abrams believes in Jew and he also celebrates Jewish Festivals with his family.