James Safechuck Wiki – Who is James Safechuck
James Safechuck (Jimmy Safechuck), is a computer programmer and one of Michael Jackson’s accusers.
James Safechuck Age
He was born on February 28, 1978 in Simi Valley, California.
James Safechuck Parents
James Safechuck Sr. (father) and Stephanie Safechuck (mother).
James Safechuck Father Suicide – James Safechuck Father Death
James Safechuck’s father, James Safechuck Sr., has so far not been featured in Leaving Neverland. Not much is known about his father, other than he allowed Michael to buy his family a house. He also defended Michael in the 1994 Jordy Chandler child abuse case.
Wade Robson’s father, Dennis, was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and committed suicide in 2002. Jordan Chandler’s father, Evan Chandler, was found dead in his apartment in New Jersey after shooting himself in the head.
James Safechuck Wife – James Safechuck Married
He is married to his wife Laura Primack. They have two children.
James Safechuck Children
James and his wife Laura Primack together have two children; a daughter and a son.
Jimmy Safechuck Job
According to his LinkedIn, James is the Director of Innovation and Technology at Avatar Labs, a marketing and advertising company based in California.
His role is to “Lead R&D projects and provide technical leadership for company objectives. Work with new business, client services and the creative department to keep AvatarLabs at the forefront of emerging technologies.”
James Safechuck Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $750,000.
James Safechuck and Michael Jackson
Safechuck began working in the entertainment industry around age 7. After appearing in a few television commercials, he was cast in one of Jackson’s Pepsi advertisements around 1987, when he was 10. The two hit it off, and Jackson asked Safechuck to sit on the stage and watch as the musician performed.
According to the 2014 complaint Safechuck filed in L.A. County Superior Court, several months after the commercial shot, in March 1987,Jackson wrote a letter to Safechuck:
THANK YOU FOR YOUR LETTER. IT WAS NICE HEARING FROM YOU AGAIN! I’VE BEEN WORKING ON A NEW VIDEO FOR MY ALBUM AND HAVE BEEN REALLY BUSY. IT WAS FUN WORKING WITH YOU ON THE PEPSI COMMERCIAL! MAYBE WE CAN WORK TOGETHER AGAIN. I’D LIKE TO HAVE YOU COME AND VISIT ME ON THE SET SOMETIME OR WHEN I HAVE SOME FREE TIME YOU CAN COME TO MY HOUSE. KEEP SENDING ME LETTERS! I LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU!
SPEAK WITH YOU SOON,
Soon, Jackson reportedly became close with Safechuck’s family, even spending holidays together. Safechuck alleged that abuse from Jackson occurred until 1992, as Safechuck claimed that Jackson had moved on to a younger boy named Brett Barnes.
James Safechuck Gay
Following his alleged abuse by Michael Jackson, Safechuck began to think he was gay until he developed a crush on one of Jackson’s backup dancers, Sheryl Crow.
James Safechuck Pepsi
He appeared in Michael Jackson’s 1987 Pepsi commercial.
Leaving Neverland Documentary
The documentary Leaving Neverland aired on HBO in two parts on March 3 and 4. In the documentary, Wade Robson and James Safechuck recount their relationships with Michael Jackson and accuse him of sexually abusing them when they were children.