Jim Henson

Age Of Jim Henson biography

Birth Name: James Maury Henson

Occupation: Puppeteer

Born In: Greenville, MS

Birthdate: September 24, 1936

Age: 87 years old (as of 2024)

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Sexuality: Straight

Jim Henson was born on the 24th of September, 1936. He is popular for being a Puppeteer. His fantasy film Labyrinth, starring David Bowie, was not a commercial success, though it eventually acquired a cult following. Jim Henson’s age is 87. 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.

The 87-year-old puppeteer was born in Greenville, MS. 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. He was honored on the Hollywood Walk of Fame as both himself and Kermit the Frog.

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Jim Henson was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

James Maury Henson is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.

It's hard to know Jim Henson birth time, but we do know his mother gave birth to his on a Thursday. People born on a Thursday are naturally well-meaning and open. Luck is on their side.


Jim’s James Maury Henson attended Northwestern High School, Hyattsville, MD (1954) and BA Home Economics, University of Maryland College Park (1960).


Jim Henson’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. . We will continue to update information on Jim Henson’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Jim Henson keeps His personal life private. Once more details are available on who he is dating, we will update this section.

The 87-year-old American was born in the Silent Generation and the Year of the Rat

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: James Maury Henson
RELIGION: Christian Science
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Thursday

Net Worth

The 87-year-old American puppeteer has done well thus far. Majority of Jim’s money comes from being a puppeteer. CelebsMoney has recently updated Jim Henson’s net worth.



Zodiac Sign: Jim Henson is a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Jim Henson was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Jim Henson has a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Jim Henson’s birth sign is Libra and he has a ruling planet of Venus.


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