James Hughes is an American writer, editor, and producer who has worked in a few documentary series & films such as New Port South and Reach the Rock. Hughes is also better known as the youngest son of famous filmmaker John Hughes and his widow Nancy Ludwig.
The writer James was born in 1979 in the USA. Besides, nothing much is known about James' early life and academic information as he prefers a low-key life. He has an elder brother name John Hughes III, who is a musician by profession.
Celebrity Father: John Hughes
As mentioned above, James is the second son of the widely famous director, writer, John Wilden Hughes Jr, aka John. James began earning media attention right after his birth; all credit goes to his father.
James' father John was the Academy Award-winning filmmaker who is still remembered for his successful films and series. John has worked National Lampoon's Vacation, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Sixteen Candles, E! True Hollywood Story, etc.
Hughes also served as an author of humorous stories and essays for an American humor magazine National Lampoon. John has authored a book titled, 'National Lampoon Sunday Newspaper Parody.'
Father Died At The Age of 59
The legendary director John passed away on August 6, 2009. He died because of a heart attack at the age of 59 in Manhattan, New York.
John's body was buried on August 11 at Wenban Funeral Home in Lake Forest.
For the information, The National Lampoon's Vacation director John was in a marital relationship with his beloved wife Nancy Ludwig Hughes for 39-years from 1970 to until his death in 2009.
Is James Hughes A Married Man?
Yes, the writer James is a married man. But the detailed information regarding his wife and marital details is still missing.
Back in 2009, it was also revealed that James' wife was an eight-month pregnant. The married pair has also kept their kid under the radar. As of now, James might be living the happiest life with his spouse and child.
Estimated Net Worth
James has an estimated net worth of around $400 thousand which he accumulated from his professional career. Hughes worked in a 1998 comedy-drama film Reach the Rock in its editorial department.
Similarly, James served as a writer and co-producer in the 2001 drama film New Port South. From the work, James might have received an impressive sum of wealth.
Likewise, James has also contributed to the magazines such as The Atlantic, Slate, The Believer, Wax Poetics, The Village Voice. James served for more than a decade as publisher & editor for Stop Smiling Store magazine. On the other hand, his father John had a net worth of $150 million at the time of his death.
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