The Emmy Award-winning Actress Francesca Rubino (James) is a role model to the present Generation. The multi-Talented actress is also a writer, singer, composer, director, and producer. 

Although James a Hollywood celebrity, there is not much information about her parents and siblings. She has kept it a secret from the outside world. 

Francesca James’s Childhood 

Francesca James was born on 23rd January 1949 in Detroit, Michigan. Further, she grew up at the very place. She has kept the secret about her high school to her fans around the world. 

James during her early ages
James during her early ages
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She started her professional career at the theater at the age of 16. Additionally, she graduated from Carnegie-Mellon University with a theater degree. After her graduation, she shifted to New York and started working in the theater for several years. 

Life In Theater 

During her days in the theater at Daytime Dramas, she worked for several movies as a supporting actress.

The Secret Storm, As the World Turns, One Life to Live, and All My Children were few to name on the list. Furthermore, she was awarded A Best Supporting Actress Emmy in 1980 for the film, All My Children.

Francesca James, in her early 30s
Francesca James, in her early 30s
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James started her journey with the character of Marcy Wade on One Life to Live in the year 1970. She was asked to join the cast of All My Children as Kitty Shea.

The Emmy-winning actress was initially denied for the cast she wanted to focus on singing. After some time, she changed her mind, visited the show’s creator, and convinced him of the role. 

After working as a character for about 10 years, in 1980, James started directing; all My Children and Loving Sister are among the featured ones.

After gaining experience, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue her dream of being a producer. In addition, she debuted her production with General Hospital, Santa Barbara, and Days of Our Lives. 

James attending Events
James attending Events

Drama Series twice in the year 1994-95. After working there for about 15 years. Additionally, she moved back to New York with her previous show, “All My Children,” which earned its Second “Outstanding Daytime Drama” and her producer.

James left the team in 1998 but remained with them in the consulting position and as the head of their writer development program for the next year. 

Awards & Nominations Of Francesca James

James was nominated 10 times for the Emmy but won only 5 times. Not to mention, she won her very first award in the year 1980 for Best Supporting Actress with All My Children.

In 1995, 1996, she won Best Drama Series for General Hospital. In 1998, for Best Drama Series with All My Children and in 2005 for Best Special Class Series, Starting Over

James, during the reunion of the All My Children Program
James, during the reunion of the All My Children Program
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Although she is one of the most counted people in the entertainment industry for producing series, there is not much information about her personal life. Unfortunately, she has not shared anything related to her family with the public.

In The Middle Of Controversy

James is one of the closest people to Julie Harris. Moreover, Julie died of congestive heart failure on 24th August 2013. Julie had made James her co-executor of her state. James was accused of firing the house worker and isolating Julie from her son.

James at a photoshoot
James at a photoshoot
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James was accused of inheriting the property percent, which is worth more than $10 Million. She ordered a prevention order against Harris Son. After that incident, she fired the house worker and isolated Julie from her son.

How Rich Is Francesca James?

James was active in the entertainment industry for more than 30 years. So, this makes her one of the longest-serving producers. She has an estimated Net worth of $1.5 Million.

James at Christmas Party
James at Christmas Party
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 Her hard work and success in the media industry gave her enough money to live a happy life. She is living a happy and prosperous life on her own. 

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