Jamie Hyneman
Jamie Hyneman

Jamie Hyneman is a famous special effects editor known for television series Myth Busters. He is alma mater from Indian University.

Quick Biography

James Franklin Hyneman was born on 25 September 1956 at Marshall, Michigan. Hyneman is the Chief Executive Officer of M5 Industries.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: James Franklin Hyneman
Age: 65 years old
Birth Date: 25 September 1956
Birth Place: Marshall, Michigan, United States
Nationality: American
Religion: Atheist
Parents: N/A
Spouse: Eileen Walsh (m. 1989)
Children: N/A
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 77 kg
Profession: Television Host & Special Effects Expert
Net Worth in 2022: $10 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Jamie Hyneman is 65 years old. The height of the designer is 1.75 m, and the weight is 77 kg. He is very energetic at this age.

Education, School/College University

The designer earns his bachelor’s from Indian University in Russsian Linguistics. Vilanova University honored Jamie Hyneman with an honorary Doctor of Engineering Degree. He received an honorary doctorate from the University of Twente on 25 November 2011 for his work in the popularization of science and technology. In June 2017, James received Doctorate.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

We did not have information about Jamie Hyneman’s parents. The entrepreneur left home when he was 14 because he was a problematic kid. He did not have any siblings. The nationality of the TV artist is American. Jamie Hyneman is an Athiest. The ethnicity of the writer is white.  He did not have any interest in politics.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Jamie Hyneman With Wife Eileen Walsh
Jamie Hyneman With Wife Eileen Walsh

Jamie met his future wife in 1984 when he purchased a sailboat in the Virgin Islands. In 1989, Jamie Hyneman married Eileen Walsh.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 1989
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is Jamie Hyneman  Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Eileen Walsh (m. 1989)
Kids: N/A

Professional Life and Career

Jamie Hyneman is a certified divemaster, animal wrangler, machinist, concrete inspector, chef, wilderness survival expert, linguist & pet store owner. The experience of Jamie in visual & special effects used in his show MythBusters. He began working in the effects industry with the movie Top Gun. In the movie, he worked as an uncredited special effects crew member. He worked animatronics for the movie named as Naked Lunch & Flubber. He was also technicians in the second and third installments of Matrix Trilogy.

Hyneman is Chief Executive Officers of special effects firm M5 Industries. His company located in San Francisco. The achievement of Hyneman is 7 Up Commercials and Nike Lab Commercials. James and his wife also worked in two army-junk in the movie The Darwin Awards. They appeared during the story of rocket-car.

On 1 May 2008, the designer guest appeared with Savage on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in the episode The Theory of Everything. He and Savage was the judge in Unchained Reaction, which is a game show. The show aired in March 2012. Jamie & Savage worked as a voice actor on The Simpsons episode The Daughter Also Rises for the MythCrackers show. They also worked as a voice actor for stormtroopers in animation Phineas & Ferb Stars Wars special episode.

The artist is the maker of Sentinet. Sentinet is an uncrewed firefighting robotic vehicle. He is also the creator of cable robotic camera system Wavecom. The system used in several sports & entertainment events. Jamie Hyneman co-host of the hit TV series MythBusters for more than 14 years. The show was started in January 2003 and ended in March 2016. The crew of Myths buster was the hardest working in the television industry. The producer has directed more than 800 commercials. He also directed the movie Robocop.

The designer founded his own company in 1996. M5 Industries stands for Models, Machines, Miniatures, Manufacturing, and Magic. After a few years, the company started struggling because the TV and Film industry started using computer-generated ones instead of practical effects. He became the host of Tall Tales or True. Peter Rees produced the show.

Awards & Nominations

In 2016, Jamie Hyneman showed MythBusters nominated for Primetime Emmy in the category Oustanding Structured Reality Program. The show was also nominated for the Primetime Emmy award from 2015 to 2011.

Jamie Hyneman Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2022

Jamie Hyneman Net Worth
Jamie Hyneman Net Worth

As of August 2022, The net worth of Jamie Hyneman is $10 million. Jamie Hyneman is a multi-talented person. The major source of Jamie is TV Shows and his company M5 Industries. The career of Jamie Hyneman’s started in 1986. Jamie Hyneman is the host of hit show Mythbusters.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Jamie Hyneman did not involve in any rumors and controversy or scandal.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Jamie Hyneman  Facebook page has around  179,224 fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 244k followers. On Jamie Hyneman  Instagram account, he has around 8979 followers, while on YouTube, Jamie Hyneman has around 4.63m subscribers.

He is a very creative person, creator of several shows. Jamie Hyneman is written a book named Mythbusters.


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