Jim Henson

Jim Henson net worth

Jim Henson‘s source of wealth comes from being a puppeteer. How much money is Jim Henson worth at the age of 86 and what’s his real net worth now?

As of 2023, Jim Henson’s net worth is $21 million.


Jim Henson (born September 24, 1936) is famous for being puppeteer. He currently resides in Greenville, MS. Beloved puppeteer and creator of The Muppets, Sesame Street, and Fraggle Rock. He created the iconic puppets Kermit the Frog, Oscar the Grouch, and Bert and Ernie.

Source of Money
Real Name
James Maury Henson
Place of Birth
Greenville, MS
Date of Birth
September 24, 1936 (age 86)
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Jim Henson was born in Greenville, MS on Thursday, September 24, 1936 (Silent Generation generation). He is 86 years old and is a Libra. James Maury “Jim” Henson (September 24, 1936 – May 16, 1990) was an American puppeteer, artist, cartoonist, inventor, screenwriter, film director and producer who achieved international fame as the creator of the Muppets. Born in Greenville, Mississippi, and raised in Leland, Mississippi, and Hyattsville, Maryland, Henson began developing puppets while attending high school. While he was a freshman at the University of Maryland, College Park, he created Sam and Friends, a five-minute sketch-comedy puppet show that appeared on television. After graduating from the University of Maryland with a degree in home economics, he produced coffee advertisements and developed some experimental films. Feeling the need for more creative output, Henson founded Muppets Inc. in 1958 (which would later become the Jim Henson Company). He was honored on the Hollywood Walk of Fame as both himself and Kermit the Frog.

He created puppets for a children’s show on local TV called The Junior Morning Show. Another early show was Sam and Friends, which featured prototypes of The Muppets. James Maury Henson attended Northwestern High School, Hyattsville, MD (1954) and BA Home Economics, University of Maryland College Park (1960). Jim Henson is a member of Richest Celebrities and Puppeteers.


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His fantasy film Labyrinth, starring David Bowie, was not a commercial success, though it eventually acquired a cult following.

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Jim Henson’s net worth

Online estimates of Jim Henson’s net worth vary. While it’s relatively simple to predict his income, it’s harder to know how much Jim has spent over the years.

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