|Real Name/Full Name||Samuel M Raimi|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Sam Raimi|
|Birth Place:||Royal Oak, Michigan, U.S.|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||23 October 1959|
|Age/How Old:||63 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 173.5 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
|Weight:||In Kilograms –83 Kg
In Pounds –183 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father –Leonard Ronald Raimi
Mother –Celia Barbara Abrams
|Siblings:||Ted Raimi( brother); Ivan Raimi (brother); Andrea Raimi Rubin (sister)|
|School:||Wylie E. Groves High School|
|College:||Michigan State University|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Gillian Greene (m. 1993)|
|Kids/Children Name:||5- Emma Raimi, Henry Raimi, Lorne Raimi, Schooley Raimi, Dashiell William Raimi|
|Profession:||Film Actor, Director, Producer, Screenwriter|
|Net Worth:||$70 Million|
|Last Updated:||December 2022|
Samuel Marshall Raimi, also known as Sam Raimi, is one of the most famous American producers, film directors, screenwriters, and actors. He has given some tremendous successful films of this century such as “the cult horror Evil Dead series “. He has also directed the world-famous “Spider-Man trilogy (2002-2007). He also has produced and been a part of many blockbuster notable films.
Well, how well do you know about Sam Raimi? If not much, here is what we know about Sam Raimi to date.
Biography and Early Life
Raimi was born on 23rd Oct in 1959 to the gorgeous couple -merchandise Leonard Ronald Raimi(father) and Celia Barbara Abrams(mother). He was brought up in Royal Oak, Michigan, located in the U.S. His forefathers were Jewish immigrants from Russia and Hungary and hence belonged to a highly Jewish conservative family.
He has four siblings. Unfortunately, his eldest brother, Sander Raimi, passed away in accidental drowning while he was just 15. His other elder brother and his younger brother “Ted Raimi and Ivan Raimi” are actor and screenwriter. He also has a sister, Andrea Raimi Rubin.
He also says that his brother’s loss has brought his entire family closer for the rest of his life. He still can’t come out of the trauma.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Sam Raimi in 2022 and what is his height and weight? Well, Sam Raimi’s age is 63 years old as of today’s date 1st December 2022 having been born on 23 October 1959. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 173.5 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 183 lbs in Pound and 83kg in Kilograms.
He completed his schooling life at Groves High School. He has later completed his graduation from the Michigan State University.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Raimi has quite a happy and peaceful romantic life. He had married Gillian Greene, in 1993 the gorgeous daughter of actor Lorne Greene (an actor). They both are proud parents of five children, four among them (son- Sam, Lorne and Henry; daughter- Emma Rose) have appeared as extras in Drag Me to Hell and in Spider-Man 3 in the movie’s final trial.
Is Sam Raimi Gay?
Raimi is leading a happy and lovely life with his wife since 1993. They have reached all their couple goals. They are also God gifted with five kids. Hence, he isn’t a gay but a happy husband(straight).
He was fascinated about making films since a very young age, and when he reached his teenage, he was a part of amateur actors and directors of the Detroit Area. During his college times, he with his brother’s roommate and his childhood friend Bruce Campbell made a short 30 minutes horror film which raised $350,000. In 1981, he made his most successful horror film called “The Evil Deed” with the financial help from his friends and family.
In 1985, he made his second film Crimewave, but this was not successful due to some reasons. Then he returned to the horror genre and released Evil Deed 2. In 1990, he created his supermen called Darkman, his first major studio movie and earned neither foul nor fair money. Later he got that much money that he could release Evil Deed 3.
In 1990, he directed other genre movies. He got tremendous and commercial success in 2002 from the movie Spider-Man. This movie raised $800 million worldwide. After the making of Spider-Man 2 and 3, he directed The Wee Free Man movie by Terry Pratchett. Later he wanted to run the Batman Forever, but he was rejected in favour of Joel Schumacher as his reputation is more.
He also expressed his interest in directing a movie version of The Hobbit. Later, Disney was hired to direct a movie based on a same-name comic called W.I.T.C.H: The Movie. In 2009, it was announced that Sam Raimi would be directing a Warcraft universe based movie by Blizzard Entertainment.
Later he became a producer for British Refugee which is a supernatural thriller in September 2009. Apart from films he also produced several television series like Hercules: The Legendary Journey and Xena: War princess. He also has often voice-overs at the end of movies.
Sam Raimi is a famous American director, actor, and screenplay writer. Here are some of his notable achievements:
- In 1981, he was awarded the Catalan International Film Festival of the International critic’s jury.
- In 1990, he was again awarded the Catalan International Film Festival for best director.
- In 1992, he was honored with the Time Machine Honorary Award at Catalan International Film Festival.
- In 1993, he was honored with the Golden Raven Award at the Brussels International Festival of Fantasy Film.
- In 1993, he was honored with Fantasporto Critics’ Award.
- In 1999, he received Special Jury Prize at Cognac Festival du Film Policies.
- In 2000, he was awarded George Pal Memorial Award by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films.
- In 2004, he was awarded Saturn Award for best director.
- In 2004, he received Empire Award for best director.
- In 2014, he received Inkpot Award.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Sam Raimi in 2022
Sam Raimi is a famous American actor and director who has a total net worth of $70 million as of 2022. He earned this fortune by showcasing his skills in acting, directing, and writing movies.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- He has a tremendous innovative skill of the camera and wry humor, which gives life to the horror genre.
- From a very early age, he started experimenting with filmmaking and, as a teenager, became a part of amateur actors and directors in the Detroit area.
- He decided to make the tremendous villain Green Goblin to deepen the father and son theme.
- In 1979, he co-founded Renaissance Motion Pictures with his friends.
- He also established the Ghost House Pictures.
- He is an avid gardener and also a member of the California Rare Fruit Growers Association.
Samuel Marshall Raimi is a successful and popular American actor, director, producer, and screenplay writer born in Oak, United States, in a Jewish family. Since from a young age, he was experimenting with film making and became an active member of amateur actors and directors of the Detroit Area. Later he became very popular due to his fantastic camera skills and humor. He has worked very hard to achieve his goals and to reach the spot where he is standing today.