James Todd Spader is an American actor born on February 7, 1960, in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, and he is currently 61 years of age. James Spader is an American citizen, stands 1.78m tall, and weighs 76 kg. He gained international fame for his role as Raymond Reddington in the Boston Legal and Blacklist TV series. James Spader and William Shatner worked together on two shows, so they got to know each other. In an interview with Rolling Stone, William Shatner described his relationship with James Spader as a shotgun marriage officiated by David’s creator. Their chemistry comes from their off-screen affection, and he has a knack for details and the truth, and it’s fun to watch him on-screen. Spader was paid $160,000 per episode of The Blacklist, but his salary increased to $300,000 per episode after the conversion. James Spader is a rich man with a net worth of $27 million.
James Spader’s early life
Spader is the son of Jean Fraser Spader and Stoddard Greenwood Spader. James Spader was the youngest of all the children in his family, and both of his parents were teachers. Libby Spader and Annie Spader are sisters of James Spader. James Spader attended Pike School, where his mom taught arts, and later, he attended Brooks School, where his dad was a tutor. In addition, he attended Philips academy and Michael Chekhov school to pursue his acting studies.
James Spader career
In 1981, James Spader made his debut in the entertainment industry with the film Endless Love. Later, James Spader continued his career with The family tree TV series. He also appears in sporting roles in films like Baby boo and Wall Street. In 1989, he starred in the film Sex, Lies and in a videotape, for which he won several acting awards.
James Spader appears in numerous films, including White Palace, Music of Chance, Supernova, The Pentagon, Stargate, Seinfeld, and many more. He also played the role of W.N. Bilbo in Spielberg’s film in 2013.
As of 2022, James Spader’s highest net worth is $27 million.
|Net worth||$27 million|
|Salary||$300,000 per episode|
|Birthday||February 7, 1960
|Height||5' 10" inch|
|Nickname||Raymond “Red” Reddington|
James Spader awards and nominations
In 2005, James Spader won an award for outstanding lead actor in a drama series, and in 2007, he won for Boston Legal. As well, in 1997 he was honoured with a similar title for the series the practice, and in Lincoln, he won the Critics’ Circle award for Best movie.
James Spader Spouse
James Spader was married to Victoria Spader from 1987 to 2004. In 2004, James Spader became in a relationship with Leslie Stefanson, and she is now his partner.
James Spader Children
Victoria Spader and James Spader have two sons Sebastian Spader (born in 1989) and Elijah Spader (born in 1992), from his earlier relationship. After that, James Spader and Leslie Stefanson welcomed their kid in 2008 son whose named Nathaneal Spader.