Born on 19 April in 1978 in Palo Alto, James Franco is a well-known face in the film industry. His parents belong to different cultural backgrounds. Betsy Franco, his mother, is a Jewish, and his father Douglas Eugene was of Portuguese and Swedish descent. They both ran a Silicon Valley business.
Betsy has also worked as an actress and a writer also. He is eldest son in his family having two younger brothers. Currently, he lives in his house. All of them attended school together at Palo Alto High School. He did his major in English at UCLA. From his childhood days, he was fond of paintings. He used to be very shy during his childhood days.
To overcome that shyness he got into acting. He struggled a lot to find work as an actor in Hollywood. He got a lead role on Freaks and Geeks, however, the show was not hit and canceled after one year. But he didn’t give up and acted in other tv series. He got his most of the name and fame from the character of Harry Osborn in Spider-Man.
Apart from it, he is well known for movies like Pineapple Express, Milk, 127 Hours, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Oz the Great and Powerful, Spring Breakers; this is the End, etc. He is also popular for his role as a villain in Homefront with Jason Statham in a lead role. He recently has published his book which has got good feedbacks from the readers.
He stands tall at the height of five feet and eleven inches which are 1.8 in meters. In such a young age talented actor, director, screenwriter, film producer, an artist as well as a poet has a net worth of $20 million.
He has also been nominated for many awards. For his role in 127 hours, he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. In 2013, he also received the Ally Award at the annual event of Miami Gay and Lesbain Film Festival.
This was given to him for his continuous support of the LGBT community.
Moving onto his personal life, as he is very handsome and good looking lots of women falls for him. He has dated many stars till now. After getting to know each other from the sets of Whatever It takes, he started dating his co-star Marla Sokoloff.
Their relationship lasted for five years. His had another girlfriend name, Ahna O’Reilly. Their affair ended in 2011 when he confirmed about their separation to one of the favorite magazine Playboy. Recently there was a rumor in the industry about him getting married to one of the famous and most wanted singer Lana Del Rey.
He posted a photo of her on his Instagram and joking about him getting married. But all was fake and a bad joke. He is single and doesn’t have any wife and children. So there is no way of him having a divorce. So people always gossip about him being gay. And he commented that he doesn’t care about this kind of rumors and can cope with them easily.
He is one of the husbands and desirable man in the Hollywood. His shirtless pictures can be downloaded from the internet. Most of the teenage girls are big fans of his movies and his acting styles.
Another full biography of Franco could be found on the wiki. Also, he is an active user of Twitter so keep updating news on his Twitter account. He has thousands of fans following on many of the other social networking sites apart from Twitter.