Jim Lemley Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Mar, 2021
Facts of Jim Lemley
Date of Birth: 1965 , March-9
Age: 56 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Jim Lemley
Birth Name Jim Lemley
Father Jack Lemley
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Seattle, Washington, USA
Profession Producer
Net Worth $15 Million
Children 1
Education University of Idaho
Awards Christopher Award
Movies (As a producer): We Were Soldiers, Red Eye, Tristan + Isolde, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Wanted, 9, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
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Jim Lemley is an American film and television producer most known for his work in movies like Wanted and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.  

How Old Is Jim Lemley? Where Was He Educated? 

Jim Lemley was born on March 9, 1965, in Seattle, Washington. The 56-year-old is the son of engineer Jack Lemley, who served as the Chief Executive of TransManche Link, the British-French construction consortium responsible for building the Channel Tunnel under the English Channel.

Lemley is a graduate of the College of Business and Economics at the University of Idaho, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing in 1988.  

Lemley is currently based in Paris, France.    

Father Of Daughter Juliette With Sophie Marceau

Jim Lemley was in a relationship with the French actress Sophie Marceau -- of Pacific Palisades, Braveheart, Firelight, and The World Is Not Enough fame. They first met on-set of filming the 1997 movie Anna Karenina and began dating in 2001. 

Jim Lemley and Sophie Marceau SOURCE: Pinterest

Their daughter, Juliette Marceau, was born in 2004. Despite separating in 2006, they remain friends and co-parents for Juliette.  

What Is Jim Lemley Known For?

Jim Lemley began his career at the New York City-based record company, Island Records. While working at Island on the U2 documentary Rattle and Hum, Lemley discovered his passion for filmmaking. He subsequently moved to Los Angeles and joined Mel Gibson's production company Icon Entertainment.  

At Icon Entertainment, Lemley got to experience first-hand film production. He was a production manager/supervisor on such films as Payback, Immortal Beloved, Maverick, and Airborne. He was an associate producer on the 1997 period drama Anna Karenina before executive producing the 2002 Vietnam War drama We Were Soldiers.   

Lemley was made CEO of London's Icon Entertainment International in 2001. He chose to leave Icon to become an independent producer. As an independent producer, Lemley worked on such movies as Tristan & Isolde and Red Eye.

The official poster for 2008's Wanted SOURCE: Pinterest

His first blockbuster success was the 2008 action-thriller, Wanted, starring Angelina Jolie and James McAvoy. As we speak, a sequel is in development with Lemley set to return as executive producer. 

He also produced the 2012 dark fantasy action horror Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, starring Benjamin Walker.             

How Much Is Jim Lemley Worth In 2021?

According to celebritynetworth.com, Jim Lemley has a net worth of $15 million as of March 2021. He is a film and TV producer behind such blockbusters as the $341.4 million-grossing 2008 action thriller Wanted and the $116.4 million-grossing dark fantasy action horror Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.     

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