Isabel Pakzad – Bio & Facts About James Franco’s Girlfriend

To say that girlfriends and spouses of famous actors get famous on the back of their relationship with their boyfriend might be a cynical summary of celebrity relationships, but in a world that pays stringent attention to the lives of its movie stars, getting famous is a byproduct of their sometimes, honest and loving relationship. One person who has gotten increased attention in recent times as a result of this phenomenon is Isabel Pakzad, the girlfriend of James Franco.

Although Isabel Pakzad has a budding career as an actress and producer, for now, she is known to the general public as the girlfriend of the 127 Hours star. She has been in a relationship with the actor since 2017 and in that period, there has been a lot of curiosity, particularly from fans of the actor who want to know who she is. In this article, we will answer every question you want about her.

Who is Isabel Pakzad and How Old is She?

Isabel Pakzad joined the world on the 2nd of January, 1993 in New Jersey as one of two children born to her parents. Not a lot is known about her familial background but she began her education at Tenafly High School where she excelled academically and was crowned champion of the debate team.

Following the completion of high school, Isabel Pakzad enrolled into Penn State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree. She also transferred to the Universitat de Barcelona where she studied social sciences and international business. After the completion of her bachelor’s degree program, Pakzad’s academic journey continued at the University of Southern California where she studied Integrated Design, Business, and Technology.

Although she is a young woman, Isabel Pakzad has had a long resume of professional experience. Before completing her bachelor’s degree, she interned for Davos Brands and also worked at her school’s television station as a producer.

She has also worked as a publicist, working in partnership with CBS Films on movies like Patriots Day and Hell or High Water. Her professional roles also include time spent at PMK BNC where she worked on value assessments for television serial launches and events. Furthermore, Isabel has worked with Sony Pictures and Universal Music Group, and she has also worked as an intern for Warner Bros.

As an actress, she has starred in a couple of short films, like This is 25 and Broken Symphony. She helped produce the former. She has also appeared in the TV show, Baker’s Dozen as Pish.

Relationship with James Franco

Isabel Pakzad with her boyfriend, James Franco
Isabel Pakzad with her boyfriend, James Franco

Isabel Pakzad began her relationship with James Franco in November 2017. There is no information on how the two of them met, but considering she has worked in Hollywood in different roles for a couple of movie studios, there is a chance they met during one of her stints in Hollywood.

Since they began dating, the couple, especially, James Franco has tried their best to keep the relationship under wraps but the constant presence of paparazzi made it very difficult. Since giving up on secrecy, the couple has since appeared at various events as a couple, such as the 2018 SAG Awards and IndieWire Honors.

Over the course of their relationship, the age gap between the two of them, which is fifteen years, has been the subject of debate among the media and fans of the actor, but so far, it hasn’t had any negative effect and the couple have been rumoured to be exploring the possibility of getting married. At the moment, the duo as shown on Isabel Pakzad’s Instagram page, @isabelpakzad, are enjoying a great time being with each other.

Prior to dating Isabel Pakzad, James Franco was in a long list of relationships, among which is Marla Sokoloff, Ashley Hartman, Ahna O’Reilly, and a few others.

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When it comes to information relating to her parents, very little information is available about Isabel Pakzad. While we do not know the identity of her father, we know that her mother is Marie Pakzad, and along with her father, she raised Isabel and her sibling in New Jersey.

Other Facts About Isabel Pakzad

  • While she was with Warner Bros. she worked on the marketing of films like Vacation, The Gallows, and We Are Your Friends.
  • Isabel Pakzad has a height of 5 feet 6 inches. She has dark brown hair and green colored eyes.
  • Isabel Pakzad enjoys traveling and has been to a number of countries across the globe, including Dubai and Morocco.
Adeola Seun
Seun is a CCNA certified graduate of FUTA. He has been writing on various subjects that include finance, economics, celebrity net worth, lifestyle, biographies and politics for over 7 years, Other than writing, he enjoys movies, video games, and sports


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