Jim Wynorski | Wiki, Net Worth, & Career

Jim Wynorski is a veteran movie director who has worked in the movie industry for more than 25 years. Wynorski is also a screenwriter and producer. Jim holds a record of directing over 150 feature films in various genres. As a director, Jim is also well known for directing B-rated movies and exploitation movies since the early 1980s.

Jim Wynorski was born on August 14, 1950, in Glen Cove, Long Island, New York to his parents. He is 73 years old. The identity of his family is unknown to the general public. Jim grew up in Long Island graduated from a film school. 

Jim Wynorski Career

After graduation, he worked at the fiction department of ‘DoubleDay’ publishing. He worked there for five years. He then pursued his interest in movies and moved to Los Angeles. He then worked as a manager on the TV show named ‘Breaking Away’.  Wynorski produced his first screenplay entitled ‘Forbidden World’ in 1982 followed by ‘Sorceress’ and ‘Screwballs’ in 1983 which was a Porky’s style comedy.

Wynorski debuted his directing career with the movie named ‘The Lost Empire’ which was followed by his second film called ‘Chopping Mall’ in 1986 which was made for Julie Corman and also produced and co-written by Jim himself. He has since then worked as a film director for more than 150 movies. Some of his memorable works are Not of This Earth (1988), Gargoyle (2004), The Curse of the Komodo (2004), Project Viper, and Cry of the Winged Serpent (2007) to name a few.

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Jim Wynorski Personal Life

There is no information related to the relationship status of Jim Wynorski in any online media sources. It is assumed that Wynorski has never been married and he does not have any children.

Jim Wynorski Net Worth

There are various online sources that claim to have estimated the net worth of Jim Wynorski. According to those sources, the total net worth of Jim Wynorski is estimated to be around USD $ 1 million to USD $ 5 million. His annual salary has not been revealed.


Some facts on Jim Wynorski are:

  • Wynorski has authored a book named “They Came from Outer Space”.
  • Jim has worked with Roger Corman in his early days as a screenwriter.
  • He has produced some films which he did not direct in the 2000s.
  • ‘Nessie & Me’ which was released in 2016, was Wynorski’s first directorial venture in a children-based genre.
  • Wynorski and Fred Olen Ray collaborated to direct, write, and produced a film titled ‘Scream Queen Hot Tub Party’ in 1991 which was shot in one day.
  • ‘Jay Andrews’, ‘Arch Stanton’ and ‘H’ are some pseudonyms that Jim uses when he works as a writer.

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Wiki and Bio Summary

Full NameJim Wynorski
Birth DateAugust 14, 1950
Birth PlaceGlen Cove, Long Island, New York, USA
Age73 years old
OccupationDirector, Writer, Producer, Screenwriter
Fathers NameN/A
Mothers NameN/A
Marital StatusN/A
Popular WorkNessie & Me, Chopping Mall, Winged Serpent
Net WorthUSD $ 1 Million to USD $ 5 Million
Social MediaN/A

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