James Ransone Biography


More about the relationship

James Ransone is a happily married guy who in June 2021 welcomed his first child with his wife, Jamie McPhee.

Their wedding details along with their affair are not revealed. He shared the pictures of his son with the public via his Instagram post. The series of photos show how much he loves his kid plus his spouse.

James had a brief romance with actress/model Chloë Sevigny in the year 2008. They were spotted together on several occasions.

Relationship Facts of James Ransone

  • James Ransone is married to Jamie McPhee.
  • He is father of One Son.
  • James Ransone is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is James Ransone?

James Ransone is an actor and musician of American nationality. James Ransone is popular for featuring in The Wire, Generation Kill (2008), Sinister (2012) and Sinister 2 (2015), It Chapter Two, etc.

His upcoming Post-production projects are hit franchise movies titled Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (Part One), and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (Part Two).

In 2021, he was seen as Max in The Black Phone, a supernatural horror genre movie directed by Scott Derrickson and inspired by the 2004’s short story. It is about a serial killer, actor  Ethan Hawke who kidnapped Finney Shaw played by Mason Thames.

James Ransone- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

His birth year is 1979, celebrates his birthday on 02 June and he was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the United States as James Finley Ransone III. The name of his mother is Joyce Peterson while his father’s identity is James Finley Ransone II, a Veteran.

Further, Chris’s ancestry is a mix of Irish-English-Italian-German, and has a brother named Dave Ransone.

As per his academics, he studied at the George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology in Baltimore from 1993 till 1997. Then he enrolled at the School of Visual Arts for just a year.

James Ransone- Profession, Career

James Ransone since his debut in 2001, was featured in several movies as well as TV shows. The role that rose his fame was of The Wire (TV Series) as Chester ‘Ziggy’ Sobotka, Generation Kill (TV Mini-Series) as Cpl. Josh Ray Person, SEAL Team (TV Series) as Reiss Julian, etc.

The other notable roles of his are,

  • The First (2018) as Nick Fletcher
  • Mosaic (2017-18) as Michael O’Connor
  • Bosch (2016) as Eddie Arceneaux
  • Low Winter Sun (2013) as Damon Callis
  • Treme (2011) as Nick
  • How to Make It in America (2010-11) as Tim

Besides this, James has big-screen roles in his bag. He was in hit movies titled,

  • Downtown: A Street Tale in 2004
  • The Perfect Age of Rock ‘n’ Roll in 2009
  • Red Hook Summer in 2012
  • Bloomin Mud Shuffle in 2015
  • Write When You Get Work in 2018
  • What We Found in 2020

James Ransone- Net Worth, Salary

By the sources of 2022, his net worth is estimated at $3 million. The yearly salary that James charged is under the rug.

James Ransone- Rumors, Controversy

This actor of Sinister movie, James is keeping himself away from scandals as well as rumors. But in the past, he was addicted to heroin addiction and was under the debt of $30,000.

However, he overcame this addiction and came clean in 2007. Further, he also revealed about being sexually abused in May 2021 by his math teacher. He reported this to the Baltimore County police in 2020 but they refused to take any action.

Body Features- Height, Weight

James Ransone’s height is 5 ft 9 inches and his body weight is 73 kg. Adding, he has dark brown eyes and hair in dark brown color.

Social Media

James Ransone is not officially available on social sites such as TikTok, Twitter, and Facebook.

But he has made an account on Instagram, which is followed by more than 174k people.


  • His zodiac sign is Gemini.
  • He is 42 years of age as of 2022.
  • At present, he lives in New York City.
  • In 2006, he chased a rapist to save his neighbor.


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