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Jason Blum Biography

Jason Blum (Jason Ferus Blum) is an American film producer, and both the founder and CEO of eponymous company Blumhouse Productions. Blum won the 2014 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie for producing The Normal Heart.

He has also received three nominations for the Academy Award for Best Picture for producing Whiplash, Get Out and BlacKkKlansman.

Jason Blum Age

Jason Ferus Blum was born on February 20, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. He is [agecalc birthdate=1969-02-20]

Jason Blum Family

He was born to Shirley (née Nielsen) and Irving Blum. Blum’s mother was an art professor while his father was an independent art dealer and director of the Ferus Gallery. His mother was formerly married to Walter Hopps a museum director.

Jason Blum Wife

Blum has been married to Lauren A.E. Schuker since July 14, 2012. The couple married in a Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness ceremony in Los Angeles.

Jason Blum Producer

He worked for Bob and Harvey Weinstein as an executive producer and then later as an independent producer for Warner Bros. Blum was also working as a producing director at Ethan Hawke’s Malapert theater company. He is a 1991 graduate of Vassar College.

Blum obtained financing for his first film as producer, Kicking and Screaming (1995), after he received a letter from family acquaintance, entertainer Steve Martin, who then endorsed the script. He then attached the letter to copies of the script he sent around to Hollywood executives.

Jason Blum Blumhouse

Blum founded Blumhouse Productions in 2000, which specializes in producing micro-budget movies that then give directors full creative control over the projects.

Some of the films he has produced have been highly profitable, including horror film Paranormal Activity which was made for $15,000 and then earned nearly $200 million. NPR’s Planet Money did a special podcast about how this production house gets its success.

Jason also produced Insidious (2010), Sinister (2012), The Purge (2013), and Creep (2014), all of which have been successful sequels. Blum served as an executive producer on the television film .

The Normal Heart in 2014, which then went on to win the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie, and also producing the feature films Whiplash and Get Out, both of which earned Blum nominations for the Academy Award for Best Picture.

Blum said in a 2018 interview that the reason no woman had ever directed one of his horror films was that “there are not a lot of female directors (…) and even less who are inclined to do horror”. After receiving much criticism on social media, in which lists of such directors were circulated, Blum apologized for what he called his “dumb comments”.

Jason Blum Book | Jason Blum New Book

The Blumhouse Book of Nightmares: The Haunted City

Jason Blum Net Worth

The film producer’s net worth is not yet revealed.

Jason Blum Movies |  Blum Film

Some of Blum’s movies include;

  • 2015: Area 51
  • 2015: Insidious: Chapter 3
  • 2015: The Gallows
  • 2015: The Gift
  • 2015: Sinister 2
  • 2015: Visions
  • 2015: The Visit
  • 2015: Curve
  • 2015: Martyrs
  • 2015: Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension
  • 2015: Jem and the Holograms
  • 2016: The Veil
  • 2016: Sleight (executive)
  • 2016: In a Valley of Violence
  • 2016: Hush
  • 2016: The Darkness
  • 2016: Lowriders
  • 2016: The Purge: Election Year
  • 2016: Viral
  • 2016: Birth of the Dragon (executive)
  • 2016: Split
  • 2016: Ouija: Origin of Evil
  • 2016: Incarnate
  • 2017: Get Out
  • 2017: Stephanie
  • 2017: The Keeping Hours
  • 2017: Amityville: The Awakening
  • 2017: Creep 2
  • 2017: Happy Death Day
  • 2018: Insidious: The Last Key
  • 2018: Unfriended: Dark Web
  • 2018: Upgrade
  • 2018: Benji
  • 2018: Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare
  • 2018: Delirium
  • 2018: BlacKkKlansman
  • 2018: The First Purge
  • 2018: Halloween
  • 2018: Bloodline
  • 2018: Seven in Heaven
  • 2019: Glass
  • 2019: Happy Death Day 2U
  • 2019: Us
  • 2019: You Should Have Left

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