Michael Kaplan

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Fifty years old, J.J. Abrams is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, and composer. Abrams is known for his work in the genres of action, drama, and science fiction. Abrams have produced feature film like, ‘Regarding Henry’ (1991), ‘Forever Young’ (1992), ‘Armageddon’ (1998), ‘Cloverfield’ (2008), and ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ (2015). He was born on June 27, 1966, in New York City, United States America.

Early life and Education

J.J. Abrams was born in New York City the United States. He is the son of television producer Gerald W. Abrams, who was born on 1939 and executive producer Carol Ann Abrams. He has one cute sister named Tracy Rosen, who is the screenwriter.

J.J. Abrams spent his childhood in Los Rosen, California with his family. Abrams attended Palisades High School. After completing High School, he planned to go to film school rather than an academic college, however, at last, he was enrolled at Sarah Lawrence College.

Early Career

Abrams’s first job in the movie business began at the age of fifteen when he wrote music for Don Dohler’s 1982 film ‘Nightbeast’. During his senior year at college, he involved with Jill Mazursky to write a future film treatment.

J.J. Abrams first produced a film that featured Charles Grodin and James Belushi. Abrams followed Regarding Henry, featuring Harrison Ford, and Forever Young, featuring Mel Gibson. He also co-wrote the script for the comedy Gone Fishin featuring Joe Pesci and Danny Glover.

J.J. Abrams was part of the ‘Propellerheads’ with Loren Soman, Andy Waisler, and Rob Letterman, a group experimenting with computer animation technology. He also worked on the screenplay for the film Armageddon with producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Michael Bay.


Abrams served as creator, producer, director, action-packed, and full of thrills. The multiple-seasons hit series debuted in 2001 and featured Jennifer Garner in a slew of guises as spy Sydney Bristow. He began to become for the intricacy and plot twists of his storytelling.

Again, in 2004, J.J. Abrams struck TV gold with the creation of the ABC series Lost. He won an Emmys Awards in 2005, for direction and the other for outstanding Drama series, and received multiple nominations for the show over the years.

J.J. Abrams made his movie-directing debut with 2006s ‘Mission Impossible III’. He then directed a 2009 revamping of the loved sci-fi TV and film series.


J.J. Abrams wrote and directed the Paramount science fiction thriller ‘Super 8’ featuring Joel Courtney and Elle Fanning, while he co-producing with Steven Spielberg and Bryan Burk, which came on the big screen on June 10, 2011.

J.J. Abrams directed the sequel of Star Trek, ‘Star Trek into Darkness’ was released in May 2013. Star Wars, ‘The Force Awakens released in theaters on December 18, 2015, which grossed over $2 billion at the box office.

Personal life and affair

He has been married to Katie McGrath in 1996. The couple has three children and shares bunch of love so there on the chance of divorced.

Net worth, Salary and Body Measurement

His current estimated net worth stands at a cool $120 million. He stands at height of five feet seven inches.

by Bchrome, 31 Jan, 2017

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