Meet James Murray who is one of the four members of the Tenderloins group including Joseph ‘Joe’ Gatto, Brian ‘Q’ Quinn, and Salvatore ‘Sal’ Vulcano. Further, he is also an actor, comedian, author, and producer from New York City. Many of us recognized him from appearing in the comedy television series ‘Impractical Jokers’ that aired on TruTV in December 2011.
On the show, he has pulled a prank on his best friend Sal by marrying his sister legally. Want to know further information about Murr in detail? then keep on scrolling. Also, read about his personal life, net worth, and real-life partner.
Caption: Impractical Jokers star James Murray
James Murray: Bio, Family, Education
The impractical Jokers star was born as James Stephen Murray on 1 May 1976, in Staten Island, New York, the USA. He has not shared information on his parents, siblings, and early childhood. He has an ancestry of Irish and holds the nationality of America.
Regarding his education, after completing his high school, he attended Georgetown University. From there he garnered a degree in Bachelor of Arts in English. During his high school, he joined high school’s improvisation club along with Quinn, Vulcano, and Gatto.
James Murray: Career & Life Achievements
He with his group ‘The Tenderloins’ already started their career at a young age. But they gained famed when they won $1 million prizes on the NBC show ‘It’s Your Show’. With the group, he has worked and performed in several successful shows. However, the group gained wide recognition after appearing in their comedy show ‘Impractical Jokers’. The show got over 32 million views in their first season that premiered on 15 December 2011. Also, at the beginning of 2020, they released the American reality comedy film ‘Impractical Jokers: The Movie’.
He started off his career as a producer, writer, and director in 1998 by a movie called ‘Damned!’. After meeting with his friends and forming group ‘The Tenderloins’, they began to tour performing improv & sketch comedy. Further, he left the production company ‘NorthSouth Productions’ in 2018. There he resided as a Senior Vice President of Development. In the same year, his sci-fi/horror book ‘Awakened’ released co-written along with Darren Wearmouth. Its sequel ‘The Brink’ released in 2019.
Caption: Season three of comedy series ‘Impractical Jokers’.
James Murray: Personal Life & Wife
You must be wondering what’s that news about him marrying his best friend’s sister and why he is now another woman? Well, the scenario was that he married legally Sal’s sister Jenna Vulcano during one of the show’s episodes just to pull a prank on Sal. After that, the married called off within 24 hours, right after honeymoon night.
Currently, he is single and has not spotted with anybody at the moment. Reports also say that he had come out as gay in an episode of a talk show in 2016. Let us research how much is the truth about his sexual orientation. Although he has openly accepted the fact of being gay but never spotted with the guys. According to reliable sources, Murr is definitely not gay because he is in a relationship with a woman named Melyssa and now married.
Caption: James and Melyssa Davies
James Murray: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
The television personality also makes income from his writing and as a producer as well as a director. However, he has made some profitable amounts from appearing in the series of ‘Impractical Jokers’ and concerts/tours too. Therefore, he has a net worth estimated at around $5 million.
Besides television, his fans and admirers can also stalk him on different social media platforms. He has personal and verified accounts where he shares pictures of his daily lifestyle and works. He has an Instagram account @therealmurr with 1.3 million followers. On Twitter, he has the handle @jamesmurray with 1 million followers. He has more than 540k followers on his Facebook account.
James Murray: Body Measurements
The comedian/actor has a slim and well-maintained body that stands to a height of 5 feet 11 inches or 1.80 m. Besides, there is no further information on his body measurement as well as weight. Furthermore, his eye color is brown and short dark brown hair color.