Cameron was born in Ontario, Canada, on August 16, 1954. He has four younger siblings. Cameron’s family moved to Brea
Cameron went to Fullerton College, a community college in the northern part of Orange County, for a year in 1973, but he dropped out.
James Cameron’s Career
In 1978, James Cameron wrote the script for the movie “Xenogenesis” after reading the book “Screenplay” by British actor Syd Field. The script called for a 10-minute science fiction film on a 35mm reel.
During this time, he also started working on “Piranha II: The Spawning,” the sequel to “Piranha.” At first, he was in charge of the special effects, and then he was in charge of the whole movie.
Cameron was born in Canada, but he has lived in the U.S. since 1971. He tried to become an American citizen in 2004, but after George W. Bush was elected president, he took his application back.
Canadian-born director James Cameron has a net worth of $700 million.