Stephan James – Canadian Actor | Net Worth, Age, Bio, Wiki, Career, Family, Nationality, Ethnicity, Partner, Movies, Awards And Facts

Stephan James is a Canadian actor. After appearing in several television shows as a youth, he rose to prominence when he received a Canadian Screen Award for Best Actor for his role as track and field sprinter Jesse Owens in the 2016 film Race.

Stephan James’ Biography, Wiki and Quick Facts

Age: 30 years old
Birth Date: December 16, 1993
Full Name: Stephan James
Net Worth: $ 1 million – 5 Million dollar
Last Updated: February, 2024
Birth Place: Scarborough, Ontario
Horoscope (Sunshine): Sagittarius
Ethnicity (Race): Mixed
Nationality: Canadian
Profession: Canadian actor
Education: Jarvis Collegiate Institute
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Lucky Number: 1
Lucky Stone: Turquoise
Lucky Color: Orange
Best Match for Marriage: Leo, Aquarius
Social Media Accounts:
Facebook Profile/Page: Facebook
Twitter Profile: Twitter
Instagram Profile: Instagram

In 2018, Stephan James starred in Barry Jenkins‘ critically acclaimed drama film If Beale Street Could Talk, based on James Baldwin’s novel of the same title. He was also nominated for a Golden Globe that year for his performance as Walter Cruz in the Amazon series Homecoming.

What is Stephan James’s Net Worth and Salary?

His net worth is reported to be between $1 million and $5 million, primarily from his work as an actress and singer.

Stephan James’ Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity and Education

James was born on December 16, 1993, in Scarborough, Ontario, a borough that later merged with the city of Toronto.

He is the middle child of three boys and the younger brother of actor Shamier Anderson, who portrays Jesse Owens’ track rival Eulace Peacock in Race. James thanks his brother Shamier for encouraging him to pursue acting. His family is Jamaican.

He graduated from Jarvis Collegiate Institute in 2011.


Stephan James: Professional Life and Career | Best Movies and Series, Awards:

James’ television career began with a two-season recurring part on the long-running Canadian adolescent series Degrassi. After leaving Degrassi, James starred in a number of lesser television roles, including How To Be Indie, Clue, and My Babysitter’s a Vampire in 2011, and The Listener and The LA Complex in 2012. In 2011, he also played a supporting role in the ABC Family television movie 12 Dates of Christmas.

Later in his career, James played a Jamaican deportee in the Canadian film Home coming(2012), with Tatyana Ali and Fefe Dobson.

Stephan James Movies
Actor Stephan James in the movie Home COming 2018, Photo Source; IMDB

The film received mixed reviews. The Globe and Mail complimented James’ portrayal as “heartbreaking.”James was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the inaugural Canadian Screen Awards for his performance, but lost to Serge Kanyinda.

James played civil rights pioneer John Lewis in Ava Duvernay’s Martin Luther King Jr. film Selma (2014). Which got an Oscar nomination for Best Picture. When asked about the Academy’s intended “snubs” for the picture,

James said:

Even before I watched the finished version, I considered this film to be a victory. No accolade can compare to how I feel about what we’ve accomplished with this picture. We’ve done something very relevant for our youth.

James appears as a guest in The Book of Negroes, a CBC television miniseries based on Lawrence Hill’s award-winning novel of the same name.

He played African American track and field sprinter Jesse Owens in the biopic Race (2016), alongside Jason Sudeikis, who replaced John Boyega in Star Wars. James won the Best Actor award at the Canadian Screen Awards for his role in Race.

In the 2017 FOX limited series Shots Fired, James plays DOJ prosecutor Preston Terry. In 2018, he starred in Barry Jenkins’ film adaptation of James Baldwin’s novel If Beale Street Could Talk. Which got several Academy Award nominations.

He also participated in the Amazon series Homecoming that year, portraying Walter Cruz with Julia Roberts, Bobby Cannavale, and Shea Whigham. James received a Golden Globe nomination for his performance in Homecoming. He recently signed a contract with Boat Rocker, alongside Shamier Anderson.

Nonprofit work

In 2016, James and his brother, actor Shamier Anderson, founded the non-profit B.L.A.C.K. Canada. In December 2020, they founded The Black Academy, an expansion of the organization that promotes Black talent in Canada’s arts, culture, entertainment, and sports. James stated, “We don’t need talent; we lack opportunities.

The group’s goal is to build a network of supporters who can provide funding, mentorship, programming. And also rewards to promote Black excellence in Canada.

What is Stephan James’ relationship?

His current relationship status is single. He doesn’t appear to be dating anyone at the moment. In his personal life, he maintains a low profile.

Stephan James: Body Features, Height, and Weight

His height, weight, and physical measurements are missing. He has pale skin, dark brown hair, and lovely brown eyes.

Canadian Actor Stephan giving pose for photo, Photo Source: IMDB

Social Media Accounts:

He is not active on any social networking platforms as of 2024. His Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook profiles are all missing.