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's early life
Jim Belushi was from the middle-class family born as James Adam Belushi on 15th June 1954 in Chicago, Illinois, the United States of America to Agnes Demetri (Samaras) and Adam Anastos Belushi. He is an American and is of Albanian descent.
After graduating from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in Speech and Theater Arts, Jim Belushi desired to enter into the film industry.
Jim Belushi's career
So in 1977, Jim Belushi joined The Second City and began working for them. The following year, he appeared in the movie, The Fury, starring Kirk Douglas, and that was the beginning of his acting career.
Jim Belushi's married life and divorce
On 17th of May 1980, Jim Belushi 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.
Jim Belushi 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, Jim Belushi got married to Marjorie Bransfield. She is an actress. They got divorced on the 1st of April 1992.
In 1998, he got married for the third time in his life. That year, Jim Belushi 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.
Jim Belushi's net worth
For his role in According to Jim, starring Courtney Thorne-Smith, Jim Belushi earned the salary of $500,000 per episode and his net worth is rumored to be around $50 million.
Jim Belushi's salary from the Saturday Night Live show was $15,000 in the year 1975. His 14,200 sq foot home in Brentwood, Calif has been put up for sale in the market at the price of $38.5 million.