James Meritt Ives

About James Meritt Ives

Birth Day: March 5, 1824
Birth Place: New York City, NY

James Meritt Ives

James Meritt Ives net worth and salary: James Meritt Ives is a Entrepreneur who has a net worth of $2.5 Million. James Meritt Ives was born in New York City, in March 5, 1824. Bookkeeper who ran the business side of lithographers Currier & Ives.
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Currently, James Meritt Ives is 199 years, 11 months and 26 days old. James Meritt Ives will celebrate 200rd birthday on a Tuesday 5th of March 2024. Below we countdown to James Meritt Ives upcoming birthday.

Popular As James Meritt Ives
Occupation Entrepreneur
Age years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born March 5, 1824 (New York City, NY)
Birthday March 5
Town/City New York City, NY
Nationality NY

🌙 Zodiac

James Meritt Ives’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pisces are very friendly, so they often find themselves in a company of very different people. Pisces are selfless, they are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. Pisces is a Water sign and as such this zodiac sign is characterized by empathy and expressed emotional capacity.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

James Meritt Ives was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.


Bookkeeper who ran the business side of lithographers Currier & Ives.

Before Fame

He centered his education on being exposed to as much art as possible.


He encouraged his partner Nathaniel Currier to produce idealized images of the daily middle-class American life, which led to the firm's popular success.

Family Life

He had six children with his wife Caroline Clark.

Associated With

His company was famously mentioned in the classic holiday song Sleigh Ride, written by Leroy Anderson in 1948.

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