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James Rolfe: Net Worth, Biography, Careers, Achievements

Who is James Rolfe?

James Duncan Rolfe, better known as James Rolfe, is a famous filmmaker and content creator hailing from the United States of America. He attained fame initially as a Youtuber. Gradually, Rolfe started expanding his genres to create movies. His films and Youtube videos are highly marked by humor and technology. Throughout the years, Rolfe has been building a solid fan base on social media and real life. The filmmaker has also acted in his films. His hit movies include The Head Incident, Cinemaphobia, Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie, The Head Returns, Return of the Ghostbusters. Rolfe has been featured in many reality series for his popularity, including Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness, James & Mike Mondays, James & Doug, Rental Reviews, etc. 

The filmmaker received several recognitions in his career. In 2007, he won the Audience Choice Award for Spaghetti Western in the 48FILM Festival alongside Liam Mulvey and Matthew Manahan. Rolfe received the Mashable Open Web Award for the Best Online Video Web Series, The Angry Video Game Nerd, in 2009. The Youtuber won the YouTube Gold Creator Award for The Angry Video Game Nerd in 2014. In 2020, Rolfe was honored with Best Documentary, VHS Massacre 2, in the Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival.

James Rolfe (filmmaker) Wiki, Biography, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Family, Instagram, Twitter & More Facts

Quick Bio

Birth NameJames Duncan Rolfe
Birth DateJuly 10, 1980 (Age 41)
Birth PlacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Birth SignCancer
Other NamesBoard James, Angry Video Game Nerd, Angry Nintendo Nerd, The Nerd, Herb
Parent(s)Scott Rolfe, Marlene Rolfe
Sibling(s)Gina Rolfe
High SchoolWinslow Township High School
CollegeThe University of the Arts
ProfessionYoutuber, Filmmaker, Actor
Active Years1989- Present
Height5 feet 11 inches
Weight84 kg
Eye colorBlue
Hair colorBrown
Sexual OrientationStraight
Spouse(s)April Chmura ​(2007- Present)
Social Media HandlesTwitter





Net worth$800 Thousand


Is James Rolfe popular?

  • James Rolfe is one of the most popular American Youtubers and filmmakers. The future content creator was gifted a voice recorder and a camera in childhood. He would record voices of different kinds all day. Rolfe started creating short videos in his childhood. He included his friends in the videos but without any script. This led the content creator to record his first film in the backyard of his house, A Night of Total Terror, in 1996. He was highly influenced by horror and thriller movies, which is evident in his movies. 
  • Rolfe’s next movies include The Head Incident, Cinemaphobia, The Night Prowler, Jersey Odysseys, The Deader the Better, His Name Was Jason, Piece of Meat, and many others. His most famous film is Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie, released in 2014. The filmmaker made the character Nerd favorite in his movies. Rolfe created his Youtube channel Cinemassacre in 2006. His first video Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest, has 12 million views. NES Accessories – Angry Video Game Nerd is the most viewed video on the channel, with more than 16 million views. Rolfe has another track titled Cinemassacre Clips that has 481K subscribers.

Personal Information

What is James Rolfe’s family background?

James Rolfe was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, on July 10, 1980. His parents are Scott Rolfe, Marlene Rolfe. James has a sibling named Gina Rolfe. The Youtuber attended Winslow Township High School and graduated from The University of the Arts. He has also served as a music faculty at the University of Toronto.

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Is James Rolfe single?

James Rolfe has been married to April Chmura ​since 2007. They make a happy couple with two kids.

Net worth

What is James Rolfe’s income?

James Rolfe is a known independent filmmaker. His net worth is $800 Thousand.


  • James Rolfe is an independent filmmaker.
  • He has blue eyes and always wears specs.
  • Rolfe is 5.11 feet tall.

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