Who is Jim Threapleton?
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 admitted to a boarding school in Yorkshire, on account of their father’s job.
|Celebrated Name||Jim Threapleton|
|Birth Place||Wharfedale, West Riding of Yorkshire, England|
|Full Name||James Edward Threapleton|
|Wife||Kate Winslet (divorced)
|Daughter||Mia Honey Threapleton|
|Net Worth||$20 million|
Showing his interest in film since his childhood, she went to study at the University of Arts in London. He completed a BA in History of Arts at Manchester University in 1995. 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.”
Starting of Career
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 also met an actress Kate Winslet on the sets.
Jim won the critical acclaim for his film “Extraordinary Rendition” in 2007, working with producer Andy Noble. The film was shot at an extraordinary budget less than of 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 along with the direction. Also, in 2008, it was nominated in the British Independent Film Awards and competed with the Locarno and Edinburgh International Film Festivals.
Recently, Jim is working as a teacher at the University of Art in London from where he received his decorates in fine arts.
His incredible career made him earn popularity along with a handsome amount of money. His net worth is estimated to be about $20 million.
Personal Life 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. Also, they have a child together, a daughter who is now 17 years old. However, the couple divorced after their daughter, Mia Honey Threapleton, was born.
Kate cited Jim’s unreasonable behavior as the root of their divorce. Mia is currently in the USA, and Jim visits her daughter once in a month and describes her as the most confident little girl that he has ever met. Later, Jim met with Julie Vuorinen and found a connection with her. He married to a school administrator Julie in 2008. The couple has a son named Skylar together.