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Grant Imahara net worth:
$1.5 Million

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Grant Imahara information

Birth date: October 23, 1970 age 44
Birth place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height:5 ft 6 in (1.69 m)
Profession:Actor
Education:University of Southern California
Nationality:United States of America
Partner:Jennifer Newman
TV shows:MythBusters

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Grant Imahara Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Grant Imahara is a Hollywood based professional of electronics and radio control who has a net worth of 1.5 million dollars. Imahara has a university degree in Electrical engineering, but he became interested in movies when he got a job in “Industrial Light and Magic”. Grant Imahara earned his net worth by working on such famous movies as “The Matrix Reloaded”, “Star Wars: Episode 1: The Phantom Menace”, “Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith”, “Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines”, “Van Helsing”, “Galaxy Quest” and others. Imahara worked in these projects as a maker of various robots and models. More recently, he joined a team of “Mythbusters”, a science – entertainment television show.

Grant Imahara Net Worth $1.5 Million

Grant Masaru Imahara was born in 1970 in Los Angeles, California. He went to the University of Southern California where he studied electrical engineering, but it is known Grant was interested in becoming a screenwriter, too. However, he stayed in the field of engineering and got involved in movies in a different way. Right after graduation Grant began working at a Lucas film’s Home THX division but soon moved to “Industrial Light and Magic”, a company which provides visual effects for movies. Among many films that Grant Imahara laid his hands on, most famous and the one that added a lot to his net worth is a prequel trilogy of “Star Wars”. There Imahara worked on an old robot named R2-D2.

Another source of Grant Imahara’s net worth as well as his fame is the aforementioned show “Mythbusters”. The show combines science and entertainment. Therefore it seems like a perfect place for Imahara to apply his talents. This Discovery Channel’s show is hosted by Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman who are special effects experts. Grant Imahara joined their “The Build Team” to contribute his knowledge and experience in electronics and robotics and in its use in movie production. The show is popular around the world, being broadcast in US, Australia and other countries by the Discovery Channels worldwide.

Imahara is known for his other involvements in science and entertainment industry. For example, he has been an active participator at “BattleBots”, a reality TV show- competition which ran on Comedy Central for five seasons from 2000 to 2002. Grant Imahara competed there with the robot he himself had created and named Deadblow. He also got involved in another show called “Junkyard Mega-Wars” and with his skills in robotics helped his team to win the competition. Imahara is also the one who created the mechanism of movement for the famous Energizer Bunny. More recently Grant constructed a robot which appeared in “The Late Night Show” along with its host Craig Ferguson.

Even though Grant Imahara earned most of his net worth from designing robots, he is also known for writing as well as acting work. He wrote a robot-making guide book called “Kickin’ Bot: An Illustrated Guide to Building Combat Robots”. He also participated in the creation of a short film “Architects of Evil” where Imahara wrote the story as well as appeared as an actor. All these projects contributed to Grant Imahara net worth.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Muzzled the Musical 2015 TV Series post-production Robot Knight
Star Trek: Renegades 2015 TV Movie completed Lt. Masaru
The Finer Things 2014 Short completed Tea Patron
Star Trek Continues 2013-2015 TV Series Lt. Hikaru Sulu
The Realms of Labyrinth 2014 TV Series Tea Guest
Goblin Kitchen: Labyrinth Masquerade 2014 Short Tea Guest
Avengers Assemble! 2012-2014 TV Series Kang
Caper 2014 TV Series
TCS Presents 2013 TV Series
Shelf Life 2013 TV Series Zhou Solo
Team Unicorn 2013 TV Series General Grant
Eureka 2012 TV Series EMO Robot Scientist
The League of S.T.E.A.M. 2012 TV Series Sir Angus De Cranium
S.H.I.E.L.D.E.D. 2012 Short Grant Imahara
The Guild 2011 TV Series Grant Imahara
R2-D2: Beneath the Dome 2001 TV Special short Artoo's Technician

Special Effects

Special Effects

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2010-2011 TV Series robot skeleton sidekick - 14 episodes

Visual Effects

Visual Effects

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith 2005 model maker: ILM
xXx: State of the Union 2005 modelmaker: ILM
Van Helsing 2004 modelmaker: ILM
Matrica. Revoliucijos 2003 model maker foreman: Eon
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines 2003 modelmaker: ILM
The Matrix Reloaded 2003 model maker foreman: Eon
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones 2002 model maker: ILM
A.I. Artificial Intelligence 2001 senior model maker: ILM
Galaxy Quest 1999 chief model maker: ILM
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace 1999 model maker: ILM
The Lost World: Jurassic Park 1997 model maker: miniature unit

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
BattleBots 2000 TV Series competitor / robot builder

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Office Ninja 2014 special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
TableTop 2012-2015 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself
The Comlink 2014 TV Series Himself - Special Guest
The 2014 Geekie Awards 2014 TV Special Himself - Award Recipient
MythBusters 2005-2014 TV Series documentary Himself - Host / Himself - Builder
Heroes of Cosplay 2014 TV Series Himself
Chaotic Awesome 2014 TV Series Himself
Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Live Pre-Show 2013 TV Movie Himself - Panelist
Triangulation 2013 TV Series Himself
The Geekie Awards 2013 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Punkin Chunkin 2012 2012 TV Movie Himself
Punkin Chunkin 2012 TV Series Himself - Host
Try This at Home! 2012 TV Series Himself
Sharkzilla 2012 TV Movie Himself
G4 Presents Comic Con 2012 Live 2012 TV Movie Himself
Geek DIY 2012 TV Series Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2010-2012 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Punkin Chunkin 2011 2011 TV Movie Himself - Host
Beyond Tomorrow 2006 TV Series documentary Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
TableTop 2015 TV Series Himself
MythBusters 2010-2012 TV Series documentary Himself - Host

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#Fact
1 Mythbusting on discovery. [April 2006]
2 While working at ILM, Grant was on a team that rebuilt the Energizer Bunny (the model that is still in use in commercials). They built and operated 3 bunnies. Each bunny requires 3 operators (head, hands, and driver). Grant began as the arms man, and moved up to become the driver.
3 While working at ILM, Grant wore the official C3-PO suit at a variety of press functions, over the course of 9 years. He went on the Oprah show, did Mitsubishi ads in Japan, and met the Lakers (to name just a few), dressed as C3-P0.
4 Is one of three official operators of R2D2 for Lucasfilm.
5 Has a degree in Electrical Engineering (USC, 1993)

#Quote
1 Regarding Mythbusters: We're insured by the same people who do Jackass. Once I heard that, I knew we were with the right people. (Source: Geek Monthly, January 2008, p. 35)


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