Jeff Adachi

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Public Personality, Director and Producer (1959)
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Relationship Timeline Of Jeff Adachi

Wife : Mutsuko Adachi
Jeff Adachi married to Mutsuko Adachi.

Jeff Adachi was widely known as a politician who work as a public defender of San Francisco. He has even worked as a director and producer on various documentary-like Defender and The Slanted Screen

He was born on August 29, 1959, in Sacramento, California, USA, therefore his nationality is American, and holds Virgo as his zodiac sign. 

Early Life And Family

Jeff Adachi was born and raised in Sacramento, California, the United States which is one of the most developed countries in today's context. He spent his childhood with his parents along with his brother. 

Jeff is wearing black coat with light grey pant.
Image of Jeff posing for a photoshoot. Source: Instagram

His father Glayds Adachi was an auto mechanic and his mother Sam Adachi was a laboratory assistant. Moreover, his brother is Stan Adachi.


The Politician of San Franciso was a well-educated who finished his primary education at C. K. McClatchy High School. He completes his higher-level education at Sacramento City College. 

After that, he enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1981, where he received his Bachelor’s Degree. 

Moreover, Adachi received his Juris Doctor from the Hastings College of the Law in 1985. He didn't face any casualties during his study period.

Career Highlights 

Jeff Adachi debut his career as a Public Defender of San Franciso in 2002, where he served his 30 years as a worker in the Public Defender's Office.

He was featured in the PBS documentary Presumed Guilty, a film about the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office IJN 2002. 

As a producer and director, he had produced and directed documentaries such as Defender, Presumed Guilty: Tales of the Public Defenders, Free Chol Soo Lee, America Needs a Racial Facial, You Don't Know Jack: The Jack Soo Story, and The Slanted Screen.

Additionally, he had even published a book named Bar Breaker in July 1998.

How did Jeff Adachi die?

The director of The Slanted Screen died on February 22, 2019, in San Francisco, California, US, at the age of 60. Regarding the information stated by The San Francisco medical examiner, Christopher Wirowek, who weight up just before three weeks of his death, reported his death as a heart attack and not from alcohol or overdose of drugs.

However, before his death, he was facing a breathing problem that led his way to death. 

Married Life of Adachi

The director of Defender was married to Mutsuko Adachi but their details of marriage exact dates and years are still behind the curtains. The couple met each other at attending an event at the city's Cherry Blossom Queen pageant in 1997. 

Moreover, the couple was blessed with a daughter named Lauren Adachi. 

How Much Does Jeff Adachi Earn?

Jeff was a hard-working politician. He started his career at a very young age. He mainly earns most of his income from politicians and the film industry.

After all the hard work he has put into his politician and film industry he was been able to make a good sum of money. Before his death, his net worth is estimated to be around $16 million. 

Social Media

Talking about his life on social media he was quite active on his official Instagram page @jeffadachi  where he has estimated followers of over 1K.

Moreover, there no much information regarding his official social media.

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