Who Is R. James Long? Father Of Justin Long

by shristee Fri Mar 17 2023 Updated On Fri Mar 17 2023
Who Is R. James Long? Father Of Justin Long

R. James Long is an American philosophy professor. He is best known for being the father of Justin Long.

Raymond James Long is an American academic and philosophy professor at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut

He was born on 15th December 1938 and had German and Italian descent. In addition to being a professor, he has also published nine books

Some of his famous books are The Life and Works of Richard Fishacre, O. P., Prolegomena to the Edition of his Commentary, Hagar’s Vocation

Philosophy’s Role in the Theology of Richard Fishacre etc.

Raymond has also received various academic awards like Fulbright Scholarship and a Canada Council Postdoctoral Fellowship

In 1968, he earned his doctorate from the University of Toronto.

R. James Long with his son, Justin Long.
R. James Long with his son, Justin Long. Source: Instagram

Marriage And Children

Raymond is happily married to former actress Wendy Lesniak who has primarily performed on stage. 

Wendy was born on 2nd August 1944 in Rochester, New York, United States. They have three children: Damian Long, Justin, and Christian Long.

R. James Long's son and wife.
R. James Long's son and wife. Source: SurvivorNet

About Son Justin

Justin Jacob Long is an America-based actor, comedian, screenwriter, and director

He is particularly famous for starring in comedy and horror films

His prominent movies include Jeepers Creepers, Dodgeball, Dreamland, Drag Me to Hell, The Wave, Barbarian, etc. 

He has also worked in television series like Ed, Campus Ladies, F is for Family, The Conners, Giri/ Haji, Creepshow, etc. 

The making of his horror comedy television series “Goosebumps,” based on R. L. Stine’s book series, is ongoing and is assumed to end in March 2023.

Justin is going to be seen playing the lead role in the same.

On 11th October 2022, Justin publicly announced “Goosebumps” by posting about it on his Instagram handle. 

His caption to the post expressed how excited he was to be part of the series. 

Justin was born on 2nd June 1978 to American academic R. James Long and former Broadway actress Wendy Lesniak. 

Also, Justin and Christian host an interview podcast called “Life is Short” w/ Justin Long.


Raymond James Long is currently 84 years old. He will celebrate his 85th birthday on 15th December 2023.

Net Worth

The net worth of R. James is currently not confirmed. However, we have the net worth of his son Justin Long.

The net worth of the American actor Justin is estimated to be approximately $14 million.

Justin Love Life

From 2007 to 2010, Justin was in an on/off relationship with the actress and talk show host Drew Blythe Barrymore

In mid-2013, he started dating “Mean Girls star Amanda Michelle Seyfried, but the couple broke up in September 2015

Currently, the Barbarian actor is going out with Kate Bosworth, aka Catherine Anne Bosworth. 

Kate was born on 2nd January 1983 in Los Angeles, California, and is loved for her performances in the movies Blue Crush, Wonderland, The Domestics, The I-Land, and many more. 

On 2nd January 2023, on the day of Kate’s birthday, Justin made it to his Instagram account and posted a heartwarming “Happy Birthday” post for her. 

He wrote that Kate is the best part of his day, every day. 

He praised her as kind, compassionate, genuinely curious, and fun. 

He also added that Kate has the softest lips he has ever kissed.

Justin Long with his girlfriend.
Justin Long with his girlfriend. Source: Instagram

Is Justin Engaged?

Recently at Vanity Fair’s Oscars 2023 party, Kate Bosworth arrived with a diamond ring on her ring finger. 

The rumors about her and Justin’s relationship began two years ago when Kate praised Justin after they finished shooting a movie in Fayetteville, Ark.

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