James Gunn

A familiar face in the showbiz, James Gunn amasses popularity as an American filmmaker and musician. He is known for directing MCU’s Guardians of the Galaxy.

Bio & Family
Name James Gunn
Birth Name James Francis Gunn Jr.
DOB August 5, 1966
Place of Birth St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Age 53
Father’s Name James F. Gunn
Mother’s Name Leota Gunn
Siblings 4
Brother/s Sean Gunn, Matt Gunn, Patrick Gunn, Brian Gunn
Sister/s Beth Gunn
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
High School Jesuit St. Louis University High School
College/University Saint Louis University, Columbia University
Career & Net Worth
Profession Filmmaker, Musician
Career 1989- present
Known For Guardians of the Galaxy
Net Worth $50 million
Salary NA
Notable Credits 2015 Critics’ Choice Awards for Best Action Film
Personal Life
Gay/Lesbian No
Relationship Status Dating
Husband/Wife Jenna Fischer (ex)
Boyfriend/Girlfriend Jennifer Holland
Engaged NA
Wedding Date October  2000
Children Not Yet
Son/s Not Yet
Daughter/s Not Yet
Divorce 2008 (Jenna)
Body Measurements
Height 6 feet (1.83 meters)
Weight 158.5 pounds (72 kg)
Measurements NA
Shoe Size NA
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Blue
  • James’ surname is derived from the Irish name MacGilGunn which means “sons to the servants of the god of the dead.”
  • Prior to filmmaking, he established a band named The Icons, in 1989. In the musical group, James was a lead vocalist.
  • James is an avid comic book reader.