Can You Afford to Live the Life of James Franco?


Have you ever thought, I would love to live the renaissance man lifestyle of James Franco … but could I afford all the travel? It's a practical consideration: Putting aside the human toll of cyclically acting, writing, and studying with little to no rest, the commuting costs are a daunting prospect. So in order to help you determine if the Franco life fits your budget, we traced his movements for the month of January and then priced out what it would cost to follow his route by plane, train, and rental car. Though Franco likely flies first class (or would such luxury dull his artistic senses?), we priced all flights in coach, therefore making living a life of celebrity, Oscar hosting, fine arts, and PhD studies as accessible as possible. (Food and lodging costs not included, because based on the evidence, Franco neither sleeps nor eats.)