Jim Belushi Biography


Jim Belushi

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Birth Name: Jim Belushi
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Birth Sign: gemini
Age:   63 Years
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Jim Belushi, who is known for James "Jim" Orenthal on the television series According to Jim, is one of the famous American actor and comedian. He has also established himself as a musician. Jim Belushi was from the middle class family born as James Adam Belushi in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America to Agnes Demetri (Samaras) and Adam Anastos Belushi. He is an American and is of Albanian descent.

On 17th of May 1980, he got married to Sandra Davenport. They also welcomed their first child in 1980. Actually he and Sandra Davenport were having romantic love affairs long before they got married. He was happy to have her as her loving spouse but this married life was dissolved in 1988.

Two years later on 22nd of September 1990, he got married to Marjorie Bransfield. She is an actress. They got divorced on 1st of April 1992.

In 1998, he got married for the third time in his life. That year, he got married to Jennifer Sloan on 2nd of May 1998. They are still together and they have also welcomed two children from this married life.

After graduating from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in Speech and Theater Arts, he desired to enter into the film industry. So in 1977, he joined The Second City and began working for them. The following year, he appeared in the movie, The Fury and that was the beginning of his acting career. He has also appeared in the Saturday Night Live for several episodes. He is also known for his role in About Last Night... For his role in According to Jim, he earned the salary of $500,000 per episode and his net worth is rumored to be around $25 million.

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Born in Chicago, Illinois

1954 15th of June

Jim Belushi was from the middle class family born as James Adam Belushi in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America to Agnes Demetri (Samaras) and Adam Anastos Belushi. He is an American and is of Albanian descent.

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Began his acting career

1977

After graduating from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in Speech and Theater Arts, he desired to enter into the film industry. So in 1977, he joined The Second City and began working for them. The following year, he appeared in the movie, The Fury and that was the beginning of his acting career. 

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Married to Sandra Davenport

1980 17th of May

It seems like Sandra Davenport is his high school sweetheart. They were in love long before they got married and they also had a child from these romantic love affairs. They got married on 17th of May 1980. 

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First child, Robert Belushi

1980 30th of October

American actor, Robert Belushi is his first child and he was born from his romantic love affairs with Sandra Davenport. He was born somewhere in United States and he is known for his role in the movies like Sorority Row, One Small Hitch and many more. 

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Nominated in Primetime Emmy Awards

1984

Primetime Emmy Awards is one of the prestigious awards and everyone really fells honored if they win this award for the first time. He has also been nominated in this award once and that was in 1984 for Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program. 

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Divorced with Sandra Davenport

1988 10th of October

On 17th of May 1980, he got married to Sandra Davenport. She was the normal house wife. He was happy to have her as her loving spouse but this married life was dissolved in 1988. The reason for his divorce with her is unknown. 

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Married to Marjorie Bransfield

1990 22nd of September

His extra affairs with Marjorie Bransfield seem to be the main reason for ending his first married life. Soon after dissolving his first married life, he was seen with Marjorie Bransfield. Marjorie Bransfield is a famous American actress. 

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Divorced with Marjorie Bransfield

1992 1st of April

Like the previous one, his second married life also has the sad ending. After being married for about a year, news of them living separately became public and on 1st of April 1992, information about the end of their married life became popular. 

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Won Málaga International Week of Fantastic Cinema

1998

He has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and has also won some of them. In 1998, he got his one and only nomination in Málaga International Week of Fantastic Cinema and that was for portraying his role in Retroactive.

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Married to Jennifer Sloan

1998 2nd of May

After the end of his second married life, he was not seen with any one for few years. But in 1998, he got married for the third time in his life. That year, he got married to Jennifer Sloan on 2nd of May 1998. They are still together. 

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Second child, Jamison Bess Belushi

1999 28th of July

American actress, Jamison Bess Belushi is his second child and the first one from his married life with Jennifer Sloan. Within a year, after being married with Jennifer Sloan, they welcomed their first child together. 

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Third child, Jared James Belushi

2002 8th of February

He became father for the third time in his life in 2002. He and his wife Jennifer Sloan announced that they were expecting their second child together and they welcomed it on 8th of February and it was a son and they named him Jared James Belushi. 

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Released the album, Have Love, Will Travel

2003

Besides his acting and comedy career, he is also the great musician and he has also released several albums and has also toured all over the United States performing the songs of his album. In 2003, he released his album titled Have Love, Will Travel. 

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Released his own book, Real Men Don't Apologize

2006 of May

When one looks at his biography, everyone will be really impressed by his profile. In the course of his life he has also established himself as an author and he has also published his own book, Real Men Don't Apologize. 

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