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James Roday Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is James Roday worth? $10 million

How did James Roday earn his money and wealth?

James David Rodriguez was born on 4th of April, 1976 in San Antonio, U.S. He is an American actor, screenwriter, and a director. He completed his schooling at Taft High School in San Antonio and further studied theater in New York and earned a bachelors degree from New York University in fine arts. His father is of Mexican descent whereas his mother is of Irish and Scottish descent. He chose his professional name to be James Rody when he was 22-years old because there was another James Rodriguez in the industry. He is married to Maggie Lawson who shared the screen with him in the movie“Psych”. He is currently 41- years old and is still contributing to the cinema.

James started his career in acting in many theatrical productions among which some of them are “Three Sisters”, “A Respectable Wedding”. He played the lead role in “Sexual Perversity in Chicago” and “Extinction” which were produced by himself. He owns a theatre company called “Red Dog Squadron”. He also wrote and directed a one-act play called “Sustenance” and the play “Greedy” was directed by him.

“Coming Soon” is his debut movie which was released in 1999 in which he co-starred alongside Ryan Reynolds and Ashton Kutcher. After that, he started writing and directing movies with Todd Harthan and James DeMonaco. The film “Rolling Kansas” was released in 2003 which is his early film credits. He is the director and is a co-writer along with Todd Harthan of the feature film called “Gravy” which was screened in 2013.

James was also seen on television doing the role of “Nick Paine” on NBC’s ‘Miss Match’. He got his big break with the series of “Psych”, which was telecasted for 8 seasons till 2014. After the series finished he started acting in many independent films amongst which “Pushing Dead” was the most notified one. He then began his contribution off camera by writing, directing and producing. Battle Creek, Rush Hour and Blood Drive are some of his famous works. He also wrote Skinwalkers; Shoot the moon, Quest for Truth.

He was nominated as best actor in 2006 by Satellite Awards for his work in Psych and also ranked #62 in People magazine’s 100 Most Beautiful People issue of 2007. He won the award for Best Actor at the Imagen Awards for Psych.

What are the most famous achievements and works of James Roday?

  • Per episode salary for “Psych” (2007) – $60,000 
  • Psych (2006-2014)
  • The Dukes of Hazard (2005)
  • Showtime (2002)

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