James Gunn Height Weight Age Net Worth

James Gunn

James Gunn
Photo: Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 2.0

Birth Date

August 5, 1966


57 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color



6 ft 0 in | 183 cm

Net Worth

$50 Million


72 kg | 158.5 lbs

Shoe size

Not available

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

James Francis Gunn, Jr. was born in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, on August 5, 1966, is an American filmmaker and actor.

Young James Gunn first started his career as a screenwriter in the mid-1990s.

He landed his big screen acting debut in superhero comedy film The Specials (2000) in role as Tim Tilderbrook / Minute Man.

He made his feature film directorial debutin with science fiction black comedy horror film Slither (2006).

He got his television acting debut in BBC show The Tromaville Café (1997–2000) in role as Mike the Crazy Boom Guy.

James's Hollywood breakthrough came with screenplay for live action animated fantasy adventure comedy film Scooby-Doo (2002).

James Gunn Height and Weight

How tall is James Gunn and what is his weight? James Gunn's height is 6' 0" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 183 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 158.5 іn pоunds or 72 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

James Gunn Age

James Gunn is 57 years old.

James Gunn Net Worth

James Gunn net worth is around 50 million dollars.

Best Movies

He wrote and directed superhero films:

Super (2010)

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), for which he was nominated for the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Adapted Screenplay (shared with Nicole Perlman) and won the Saturn Award for Best Director

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2014)

The Suicide Squad (2021)

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (2023)

He wrote screenplay for action horror movie Dawn of the Dead (2005), for which he was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award for Best Screenplay.

He wrote screenplays for live action animated fantasy adventure comedy films: Scooby-Doo (2002) and Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004).

He wrote screenplay for horror thriller film The Belko Experiment (2016).

Best TV Shows

He wrote and directed web series James Gunn's PG Po*n (2008–2009) and Peacemaker (2022).


Graduated from Jesuit St. Louis University High School in 1984.

Studied at Saint Louis University.

Graduated from Columbia University in 1995.

Has four brothers: Brian, Sean, Patrick, Matt and one sister, Beth.

Has Irish and Czech ancestry.

He is an avid comic book reader.

He was lead vocalist of the band "The Icons" they released their debut album "Mom, We Like It Here On Earth" in 1994.

He wrote story for Grasshopper Manufacture's video game Lollipop Chainsaw (2012).

Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.


He dated violinist Mia Matsumiya (2010).

He was married to actress Jenna Fischer (2000-2007).

He started dating actress Jennifer Holland in 2015, the couple got engaged in 2022.