Jimmy Workman

Jimmy Workman is a retired American actor best remembered for playing Pugsley Addams in the fantasy comedy film “The Addams Family” in 1991 and its sequel film “Addams Family Values” in 1993. He is well known for his roles in films such as “As Good as It Gets” and “Star Trek: Insurrection.”

What is the net worth of Jimmy Workman?

According to authoritative sources, The net worth of Jimmy Workman as of mid-2020 is expected to be around $500,000. It was mostly obtained through his decade-long on-screen acting career between 1991 and 2004, as well as his following technical film work.

Early Life, Childhood and Family

James Christopher Martin ‘Jimmy’ Workman Jr. was born on October 4, 1980, in Fairfax, Virginia, as the middle child of Glenn Workman, the owner of a communications firm, and his homemaker wife Chrisoula ‘Crystal’ Workman.
Jimmy has two sisters, both of which are actresses: Shanelle Workman, his older sister, and Ariel Winter, his younger sister. Workman is of American nationality, white ethnicity, and some German ancestry through his father, as well as Greek ancestry through his mother’s side.

Shanelle Workman

Shanelle Workman (also known as Shanelle Gray) was born in Fairfax, Virginia on August 3, 1978. She made her acting debut in the early 1990s but rose to popularity in the late 1990s when she got the recurring part of Sarah ‘Flash’ Roberts in the Primetime Emmy Award-winning TV drama series “One Life to Live.”
She appeared as Gaby in the TV series “The Bold and the Beautiful” in 2005, and she made a special appearance in “Grey’s Anatomy” in 2007. Shanelle made her debut as a producer in 2015, and she has since worked on approximately 150 short films. She is also recognized for her voice-acting roles in video games such as “Mass Effect,” “Splatterhouse,” and multiple sequels to the “Kingdom Hearts” video game franchise.

Jimmy’s Career as an Actor

Jimmy’s career began in 1991 when he was cast as Pugsley in Barry Sonnenfeld’s black comedic fantasy film “The Addams Family” at the age of 11. He played the ‘devious, young, clever lad’ — Morticia and Gomez Addams’ son and oldest child. The story is based on Charles Addams’ cartoons and the eponymous black-and-white TV series from the 1960s, and it chronicles the exploits of an odd family with supernatural talents, a “macabre interest,” and a “cultural clash with the rest of the world.”

The picture was a great commercial success, generating moreover $190 million at the box office and getting nominations for a BAFTA, a Golden Globe, and an Oscar. These accomplishments undoubtedly aided young Jimmy’s career success.

Jimmy Workman
Jimmy Workman as Pugsley in Adams family(Source-Pinterest)

Later that year, he starred in M.C. Hammer’s music video “Addams Groove,” which served as the film’s theme song, before making his small screen debut in an episode of the TV series “Jake and the Fatman.” Jimmy featured in the TV movie “Christmas in Connecticut” in 1992, and he repeated his role as Pugsley in the “The Addams Family” spin-off film “Addams Family Values” in 1993.

Workman had an uncredited appearance in the comedy film “Black Sheep” in 1996, followed by an episode of Louie Anderson’s animated comedy series “Life with Louie” in 1997. In 1997, he appeared briefly in the two-time Oscar-winning comedic drama film “As Good as It Gets,” featuring Helen Hung and Jack Nicholson. Workman returned to the screen in 2002, after a five-year sabbatical, in the critically panned film “The Biggest Fan,” and his last appearance was in 2004, in the mockumentary film “To Kill a Mockumentary.”

Personal Existence

Jimmy began his behind-the-scenes work as a member of the technical department after retiring from acting and no longer appeared in front of the cameras. In addition, he is a member of Teamsters Local 399, a labour union that represents workers in the film industry.

Legal issues in the family

After allegations that their mother was abusive to Winter, the court gave custody of Ariel, then 15, to her elder sister Shanelle in November 2012.
Jimmy petitioned for Ariel’s custody on behalf of their mother in August 2013, claiming that Shanelle is a bad role model and is exploiting little Winter to market herself, using her “Modern Family” profits to sustain her own extravagant lifestyle.

Quick Facts about Jimmy Workman

Birthday October 4, 1980
Age 40 Years
Sun Sign Libra
Also Known As James Christopher Workman
Nationality American
Born In Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Famous As Actor


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