Jim Threapleton, an English film director, was born in 1974 in Wharfedale, West Riding of Yorkshire, England. He was born with the name James Edward Threapleton. He is the son of a pilot who served for the Royal Air Force (RAF).

Jim is born with his younger brother Robin Threapleton, who joined the armed force. However, the brothers spent their childhood in two different cities. Later, he was admitted to a boarding school in Yorkshire on account of their father’s job.

Quick Info
Celebrated NameJim Threapleton
ProfessionFilm Director
Birth Date1973
Birth PlaceWharfedale, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Full NameJames Edward Threapleton
SiblingRobin Threapleton
WifeKate Winslet (divorced)
Julie Vuorinen
DaughterMia Honey Threapleton
SonSkylar Threapleton
Net Worth$20 million

Jim Threapleton

Where was Jim Threapleton born?

Jim Threapleton  was born in 1973 in Wharfedale, West Riding of Yorkshire, England. He was born with the name James Edward Threapleton. He is 51 years old as of 2024. He is the son of a pilot who served for the Royal Air Force (RAF).Jim describes his family as one step in the principle of public service as from the profession chosen by his father and brother. Jim and Robin, during family time, used to have regular and wide-ranging political debates. The interest in politics made him draw to the subject used in his film “Extraordinary Rendition.”

What is the educational details of Jim Threapleton?

Talking about the education of Jim Threapleton, he was quite good at studying. Showing his interest in film since his childhood, he went to study at the University of Arts in London. He completed a BA in History of Arts at Manchester University in 1995

 What are the movies of Jim Threapleton?

Jim started his career as a production runner on the television drama “London’s burning.” The work in the movie made her quickly rise up his ranks, and he got to work as the assistant director on “The Mommy,” the megahit Hollywood movie. He then worked as a third assistant director in the film “Hideous Kinky,” where he met an actress Kate Winslet.

Jim won critical acclaim for his film “Extraordinary Rendition” in 2007, working with producer Andy Noble. The film was shot at an extraordinary budget of less than Euro 20 thousand; therefore, it was described as a no-budget film. The film has been well-known in many international festivals, and also it received recognition for the handling of its content and direction. Also, in 2008, it was nominated in the British Independent Film Awards and competed with the Locarno and Edinburgh International Film Festivals.

Jim Threapleton

Recently, Jim is working as a teacher at the University of Art in London from where he received his decorates in fine arts.

Who is the wife of Jim Threapleton?

About his personal life, Jim is a married man. He met actress Kate Winslet at the set of the movie “Hideous Kinky” and married her. However, the couple divorced after their daughter Mia Honey Threapleton was born. Kate cited Jim’s unreasonable behavior as the root of their divorce. However, Mia is currently in the USA, and Jim visits her daughter once a month and describes her as the most confident little girl he has ever met. Later, Jim met with Julie Vuorinen and found a connection with her. He married a school administrator Julie in 2008. The couple has a son named Skylar together. To conclude, Kate Winslet was the spouse of Jim Threapleton, but he married Julie later.

What is the net worth of Jim Threapleton?

Jim Threapleton’s incredible career made him earn popularity along with a handsome amount of money. His estimated net worth is about $20 million. And yes, there are a lot more to come.