Who is Isabel Pakzad? Age and career of James Franco's beau explored

Amber Peake December 23, 2021
Who is Isabel Pakzad? Age and career of James Franco's beau explored


Who is James Franco’s girlfriend Isabel Pakzad? Her age, career and more explored as the actor trends today after featuring on SiriusXM’s The Jess Cagle Podcast.

The weekly interview podcast series is hosted by former People Magazine editor in chief Jess Cagle. It has featured Hollywood stars such as Jake Gyllenhaal and Nicole Kidman.

Following James Franco’s interview with Cagle, people are curious to know more about his personal life.

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Who is Isabel Pakzad?

Isabel Pakzad, like boyfriend James Franco, is part of the showbiz world and has bagged a number of acting roles.

As per her IMDb, Isabel has had minor roles in 2020 film Birds Of Prey and TV series The Deuce. She has also starred in a couple of short films and is credited as the producer, writer and director of upcoming short Don’t Worry, It’s Gonna Be Ok.

Pazkad is also known for her presence on Instagram, where she has almost 35,000 followers. She often posts behind-the-scenes shots of her latest projects on the picture-sharing platform, as well as displaying her love of travelling:

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How old is she?

Isabel Pakzad is 28 years old but will turn 29 soon – she celebrates her next birthday on 2 January 2022. That must make for one long New Year celebration!

Pakzad tends to keep her birthday bashes away from social media, although she gave fans a glimpse in 2019 as she shared a snap on Instagram that was taken in Paris:

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Isabel Pakzad’s age difference with James Franco explored

The 28-year-old and boyfriend James Franco have been together since 2017, with many fans wondering about Isabel Pakzad’s age difference with the actor since their relationship made headlines.

James Franco was born on 19 April 1978 so is currently 43 years old. Therefore, he and Isabel have an age difference of 15 years. That would mean when the two started dating, Pakzad would have been 24 while Franco was 39.

James Franco sprang to public attention in 1999 following his breakthrough role in TV series Freaks And Geeks. In 2002, he appeared in two movies that premiered on the same day, Deuces Wild and Spider-Man. Both opened on 3 May.

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Amber is a freelance writer on The Focus who mainly covers anything celeb, music, and entertainment related. Having graduated with a BA (Hons) in Journalism from Brunel University in 2020, she has spent the last two years reporting the latest celeb news and pop culture trends across leading and national publishers. Starting her career at Express.co.uk as a showbiz reporter, Amber began contributing on The Focus in 2021. As well as her work on the site, she has also written across other GRV Media publications, including both Reality Titbit and HITC. When she's not scrolling endlessly on TikTok, you'll find Amber wrapped up in yet another DIY crafting project.