James Corden - Biography

Last Modified: Aug 31, 2022

James Corden
Profession: Voice actor, Actor, TV host
Best Known For: The Late Night Show with James Corden (TV show)
Salary: $10 million
Net Worth: $70 million

Personal Details

Born on : August 22, 1978 (age 45)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
James Kimberley Corden
Birth Place: Hillingdon, London, England
Horoscope: Leo
Father's Name: Malcolm Corden
Mother's Name: Margaret Corden
Siblings: 2

Andrea Henry Corden (older sister)
Ruth Corden (younger sister)

High School: Park Middle School, Holmer Green Upper School
Ethnicity: English
Nationality: British


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: September 15, 2012
Wife's Name: Julia Carey
Children: 3

Max Corden (son)
Carey Corden (daughter)
Charlotte Corden (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.73 meter (5 feet 8 inch)
Weight: 88 kg (194.01 lb)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is James Corden?

James Corden shot to fame with his show The Late Night Show with James Corden and Carpool Karaoke. He has voiced several roles in animated movies, interviewed the biggest celebrities, and is a big star himself.

James Corden – Age, Parents, Siblings

James Corden was born on 22 August 1978 in Hillingdon, London, England. His full name/birth name is James Kimberley Corden. His mother Margaret Corden worked as a social worker while his father Malcolm Corden was a musician in the Royal Air Force band. 

Corden has siblings too, two sisters named Ruth Corden (younger sister) and Andrea Henry Corden (older sister).

Source: Hello Magazine (James Corden with his parents)

Education, Ethnicity

He was brought up in Hazlemere, Buckinghamshire with his sisters. He studied at Park Middle School and Holmer Green Upper School. His ethnicity is English.

James Corden – Girlfriend, Marriage, Wife, Children

James Corden is a happily married man and is married to his longtime girlfriend Julia Carey.

He used to share a flat with Dominic Cooper, his co-star in The History Boys for several years. Cooper had introduced his longtime friend Julia Carey to Corden. They began to date and fell in love. Corden proposed to Carey on Christmas of 2010.

The couple married on 15 September 2012. They have 3 children together: son Max Corden was born on 22 March 2011 and daughters Carey and Charlotte Corden were born on 27 October 2014 and 12 December 2017 respectively.

Related: Trevor Noah - Comedian, TV host - host of The Daily Show

Source: People (James Corden with wife Julia Carey)

James Corden – Career

Early Days

James Corden’s career began at the age of 18 in 1996. He had a one-line part in the musical Martin Guerre. 

As he got older he showed his potential as a presenter. Then he was working on BBC's Good Morning with Anne and Nick. In August 2007, he hosted Big Brother's Big Mouth and in February 2009, he was the co-host of The Brit Awards along with Mathew Horne and Kylie Minogue which he again presented in 2011 and 2012.

He then in March 2010 went on to host A League of Their Own alongside team captains Andrew Flintoff and Jamie Redknapp.

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Films, TV Shows

Corden's early TV appearances began with the 1999 series Boyz Unlimited. He landed small roles in Teachers, Hollyoaks. Over time he starred in numerous other series such as Fat Friends, and The History Boys. Over time, he became the star of Gavin & Stacey (2007-2010), One Man Two Guvnors (June 2011), and The Wrong Mans.

He then went on to play in movies and films such s Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? (1999),  All or Nothing (2002), Heartlands (2002), Cruise of the Gods (2002),  Starter for 10 (2006), How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008), Lesbian Vampire Killers (2009).

Other movies in which Corden has worked are Telstar: The Joe Meek Story (2009), Into the Woods (2014),  Trolls (2016), The Emoji Movie (2017), Peter Rabbit (2018), Ocean’s 8 (2018), Smallfoot (2018).

Related: Stephen Colbert - Comedian, TV host of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert 

Source: omc-music (James Corden)

Late Late Show

James Corden succeeded comedian Craig Ferguson on 23 March 2015 as the host of CBS’s late-night talk show - The Late Late Show. His show The Late Late Show with James Corden is a huge success.

In 2016, he started a new show called Carpool Karaoke. The segment featured singer and songwriter Adele 2016 which went viral in 2016.

Related: Russell Peters - Comedian, Actor of Comedy shows

James Corden – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth and annual salary of Corden are estimated to be around $70 million and $10 million respectively.

James Corden – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, James Corden is followed by millions of followers.

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