James Gray

James Gray

Overview: Biography, Net Worth and Movies of James Gray

James Gray, a contemporary filmmaker from New York City, has carved his name in the cinephile lexicon with his nuanced narratives, hauntingly beautiful visuals, and exploration of complex human emotions. He stands as a master of neo-noir and modern melodrama, crafting stories that capture the anxieties and desires of everyday individuals against the backdrop of urban grit and moral ambiguity.

Born in 1969 to a family with Russian Jewish ancestry, Gray‘s artistic inclination manifested early. Initially drawn to painting, his teenage encounter with the works of filmmakers like Francis Ford Coppola sparked a newfound passion for cinema. He pursued film studies at the University of Southern California, honing his craft and eventually making his feature debut with “Little Odessa” in 1994. The film, a gripping crime thriller starring Tim Roth, was critically acclaimed and announced Gray’s arrival as a force to be reckoned with.

BornApril 14, 1969
5′ 1” (1.55 m)
Marital StatusMarried to Alexandra Dickson Gray
ChildrenTwo daughters, names not publicly available
ParentsFather: William Jack, Mother: Donna Caterina Rosiglio

James Gray Net Worth and Earnings

James Gray‘s exact net worth is estimated to be around $4.9 Million dollars, as his career trajectory points towards substantial financial success. While his early films were primarily independent productions, his later works like “Two Lovers” and “The Immigrant” garnered both critical praise and theatrical success. Additionally, his recent collaboration with Brad Pitt on “Ad Astra” was a major Hollywood production, undoubtedly impacting his income significantly.

James Gray Earnings from Movies

MovieYear Earnings
Ad Astra2019N/A (Studio budget film, specific financials not available)
The Immigrant2013$4.7 million
Two Lovers2008$3.7 million
We Own the Night2007$4.4 million
Little Odessa1994N/A (Independent film, specific financials not available)

James Gray Awards

Palme d’Or Nominations (Cannes Film Festival)
Two Lovers2008
We Own the Night2007
Grand Jury Prize – Venice Film Festival2004The Yards
Silver Lion for Best Director (Venice Film Festival)1994Little Odessa
Independent Spirit Award Nominations
Best Director2008Two Lovers
Best Screenplay2008Two Lovers
New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Screenplay2008Two Lovers