How much is Jesse James worth? $ 100 million
How did Jesse James earn his money and wealth?
Jesse Gregory James was born on April 19, 1969, in Kearney, Missouri, United States. He attended the University of California Riverside and played football as a linebacker, during which he was injured and couldn’t pursue football as his profession and hence gave up football. He is a 48-year-old American entrepreneur, television personality, welder, fabricator, blacksmith, and reality television star and is a Chief Executive Officer of West Coast Choppers, a manufacturing company which specializes in bike customization.
He has had three unsuccessful marriages with Karla James married in 1991, they have three children: a daughter and a son but they divorced in 2002, the same year he married Janine Lindemulder and they had a daughter but separated in 2004. the next year he married actress Sandra Bullock and they divorced five years later in 2010 and after three years in 2013, he married Alexis DeJoria who is a professional drag racer on March 24, 2013.
He first worked as a bodyguard for Danzig, Slayer and sometimes for bands like Soundgarden. He started his own West Coast Choppers in 1992, this turned out to be a big hit, he also designed an off-road Trophy Truck and also a Figure-8 race car. He has been the host of “Monster Garage” aired on Discovery Channel in the year 2000, and “Jesse James is a Dead Man”, is a reality TV show aired on Spike TV on May 31, 2009. “Tony Hawk’s Underground 2” is a video game in which he appeared. Discovery Channel made the documentary “Motorcycle Mania” on James everyday life.
He started his own restaurant across the street from his company West Coast Choppers, called Cisco Burger Restaurant on April 28, 2006. His other businesses include James “Payupsucker Productions” from which shows like History of the Chopper, Iraq Confidential with Jesse James and Green Scream was produced. He is seen on an advertisement for T-Mobile’s “Google mobile phone” along with Whoopi Goldberg and Phil Jackson.
One bike from his firm “West Coast Choppers” costs around $60,000 – $150,000 and cars are even costlier. A lot of celebrities including Shaquille O’Neal, Keanu Reeves, Kid Rock and Tyson Beckford have been his clients and own motorcycles customized by him. He appeared in movies “Torque” and “Machete Kills”. He also faced some legal issues and was fined $270 thousand for making vehicles that violated California’s clean-air laws and he also had a pay a customer $400 thousand on being sued.
Which are the most famous TV Series produced by Jesse James?
- Jesse James: Outlaw Garage (2012)
- Jesse James: Blacksmith (2011)
- Jesse James Is a Dead Man (2009)
- Metal Church (2008)
- Joe Kid on a Stingray (2005)
- Motorcycle Mania III (2004)
- Monster Garage (2002)