Hyneman first entered the special effect industry in the mid-80s as a special effect crew member on Top Gun. Since then, he worked as an animatronics technician for films like Naked Lunch, Flubber and second & third part of Matrix Trilogy. He is the owner of a special effects company; M5 Industries which is located in San Francisco.
Jamie got married to Eileen Walsh in 1984 when his age was 28. His wife is a science teacher, with whom he met in the Virgin Islands while he owned a sailboat diving charter business. Jamie holds an American nationality and he belongs to the white ethnicity. Jamie has a net worth of 8 million Dollars.?