Jim Belushi Bio | Wiki
Jim Belushi (full name is James Adam Belushi) is a popular American musician, comedian, and actor. He is best recognized for his role as James “Jim” Orenthal on the sitcom According to Jim (2001–2009).
His other notable appearances are on Saturday Night Live (1983–1985), Twin Peaks (2017), and Total Security (1997). Additionally, he has made appearances in films such as The Palermo Connection (1990), Destiny Turns on the Radio (1995), Thief (1981), The Man with One Red Shoe (1985), Little Shop of Horrors (1986), and The Wild (2006).
As a voice actor, Jim has voiced animated sitcoms such as Babes in Toyland (1997), My Neighbors the Yamadas (2005), Snow Buddies (2008), Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return (2013), Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego? (1994), and The Tick (1996) among others.
Jim kicked off his career by working at the Chicago theater group The Second City where his older brother John used to work. While working at the theatre he made his television debut in the 1978’s Who’s Watching the Kids. After the death of his older brother John he appeared on Saturday Night Live, where he portrayed various characters such as Hank Rippy from “Hello, Trudy!”, Man on the Street Jesse Donnelly, and “That White Guy”.
Jim Belushi Age | Birthday
He was born on June 15, 1954, in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States of America. Jim is 68 years old and celebrates his birthday on June 15.
Jim Belushi Height
He is a man of average stature. Jim stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (approx. 1.69 m).
Jim Belushi Family
He was born and raised in Wheaton, a Chicago suburb to his hardworking and supportive parents Adam Anastos Belushi and Agnes Demetri Belushi. His mother Agnes passed away in 1989 at the age of 67 years old and his father in 1996 at the age of 78 years old.
Jim was raised in a family of six alongside his three siblings: older brother John, older sister Marian, and younger brother Billy. However, he currently has two siblings since his older brother passed away in 1982 while 33 years old. Jim holds an American nationality by birth but belongs to the white ethnicity but belongs to Albanian Heritage.
Jim Belushi Wife
He is currently in a happy marital relationship with his beautiful and caring wife Jennifer Sloan. The adorable couple has been in marriage since officially tying the knot on May 2, 1998. On March 5, 2018, there seemed to be a misunderstanding and Jennifer filed for a divorce, fortunately, they solved the differences and have since been reconciled. They are proud to be sharing two adorable children a daughter and a son.
Jim Belushi Ex-Wives
Jim has been married three times, he was first married to Sandra Davenport. The two stayed in the marriage for eight years before officially separating in 1988. Upon separating the two shared a son Robert James an American actor known for his work on Sorority Row. James was born on October 23, 1980. Two years later after divorcing his first wife, Jim met former actress Marjorie Bransfield and they were in marriage for two years that was from 1990 to 1992.
Jim Belushi Education
Growing up he attained his high school diploma in 1972 from Wheaton Central High School and later furthered his studies at the College of DuPage. Additionally, he also holds a bachelor’s degree in Speech and Theater Arts received in 1978 from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Jim Belushi Films & Tv Shows
As an actor, Jim has made appearances in several television films and shows. They include:
- The Ghost Writer as John Maddox (2010)
- Wonder Wheel as Humpty (2017)
- A Change of Heart as Hank (2017)
- The Secret Lives of Dorks as Bronko (2012)
- Underdog as Dan Unger (2007)
- Race the Sun as Frank Machi (1996)
- Twin Peaks as Bradley Mitchum (2017)
- Urban Cowboy as Marshall Stoval (2015)
- The Defenders as Nick Morelli (2010-2011)
- I’m with Her as Leslie Buren (2003)
- According to Jim as James “Jim” Orenthal (2001-2009)
- The Larry Sanders Show as Himself (1997-1998)
- Total Security as Steve Wegman (1997)
Jim Belushi Songs
As a musician, he has released several hit songs. Some of his songs are:
- Say I Do
- Hey Bartender
- Minnie the Moocher
- She Caught the Katy
- Rubber Biscuit
- Funky Nassau
- Time Won’t Let Me
Jim Belushi’s Net Worth
From his career as an actor, musician, and comedian, it is quite obvious that he has accumulated a reliable amount of wealth over the years. Jim’s average net worth is $8 million.
How Old Is Jim Belushi
He was born to his loving and caring parents on June 15, 1954, in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States of America. Therefore, Jim is 68 years old.
Is Jim Belushi Still Married
Yes, he is still in a happy marital relationship with his beautiful and caring wife Jennifer Sloan.