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Facts of James Murray Grant

Full NameJames Murray Grant
First NameJames
Middle NameMurray
Last NameGrant
ProfessionCelebrity Father
Father NameJames Murray Grant
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseFinvola Grant
No Of Children2
Date of Birth6,1929
Married Date1957

James Murray Grant is the father of English actor Hugh Grant. James used to work as an officer in the Seaforth Highlanders in Malaya and Germany

He got a DSO and was gifted for bravery and leadership at Saint-Valery-en-Caux during World War II.

Hugh is a big name in Hollywood as he is a very talented and successful actor. He has been part of the biggest movies in Hollywood

His films have grossed the amount of $3 billion worldwide. Grant first started his journey in the entertainment industry in 1982 and has not looked back since then.

James Murray Grant Picture
James Murray Grant Picture Source: Familytron


James was married to Fynvola Susan MacLean, who used to work as a teacher in state schools of west London

James Murray Grant with his late wife Finvola Grant
James Murray Grant with his late wife Finvola Grant. Source: Pinterest

She used to teach Latin, French, and music in the school. She worked there for 30 years of her life. They together have two children named Hugh and James Grant

Hugh's marriage:

Hugh has had multiple partners but was only married twice.

Hugh was married to Elizabeth Hurley, an actress, and a model. 

James Murray Grant's son Hugh Grant with his ex-wife Elizabeth Hurley
James Murray Grant's son Hugh Grant with his ex-wife Elizabeth Hurley. Source: Pinterest

They had an eight-year relationship, but Hugh was found with a sex worker in his car. 

He later apologized to everyone, and the marriage with Elizabeth continued even after that incident. They had five more years of marriage. 

They were one of the most loved couples in the 1990s. They later got a divorce in 2000 but are still great friends to this day.


Hugh had five children with two different women.

He had his first daughter named Tabitha Grant in September 2011 with a woman named Tinglan Hong. He couldn't attend his daughter's birth because of the press intrusion. 

Hugh then had a son in September 2012 with Anna Elisabet Eberstein. She works as a Swedish television producer. 

James Murray Grant's son Hugh Grant with his current wife Anna Eberstein
James Murray Grant's son Hugh Grant with his current wife Anna Eberstein. Source: Pinterest

Their son is named John Mungo Grant

Hugh then again got along with Tinglan for a short period and had another son named Felix Grant Hong Grant.

Later in 2015, Hugh and Anna got together and had two more children. Their wedding ceremony took place on May 25, 2018, and are still together.

Relation with co-stars:

Hugh had a very rocky relationship with his many co-stars. 

He didn't get along with many of his co-stars, such as Robert Downey Jr., who in an interview said that he thought Hugh was a jerk and described how much he did not like him. 

Besides Robert, stars like Drew Barrymore, Julianne Moore, and Rachel Weisz also didn't get along with Hugh. However, that doesn't mean that he didn't get along with anybody. 

He is good friends with many stars such as Sandra Bullock, Sarah Jessica Parker, Meryl Streep, Emma Thompson, Andie MacDowell, and Robin Williams

Mother's death:

Hugh's mother, Susan, died at the age of 67 because of pancreatic cancer, which she fought for 18 months but couldn't make it.

Net Worth

The net worth of James is not known.

The net worth of Hugh is estimated to be around $150 million. He earned his wealth from his career as an actor.

$150 millionMovies, TV shows, series


  • James is currently 92 years old. He was born in 1929.
  • Hugh is currently 60 years old. He was born on September 9, 1960.

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Updated On Thu Mar 03 2022 Published On Mon May 24 2021 By paper-boat

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