James Corden Biography
James Corden is an English comic actor, writer, and television personality famed as the host of The Late Late Show with James Corden in the U.S. In the United Kingdom, he is famed for co-writing and starring in the critically praised BBC sitcom, Gavin & Stacey. He began his career in 1996.
James Corden Age
Corden was born on August 22, 1978, in Hillingdon, Greater London. He is 44 years old as of 2022.
James Corden Height
Corden stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 6.5 inches.
James Corden Family
Corden was born to Margaret and Malcolm Corden. His father served as a musician in the Central Band of the Royal Air Force. Later, he became a salesman for Christian books and Bibles. On the other hand, his mom served as a social worker. They raised him in Hazlemere, Buckinghamshire alongside his two sisters; Andrea and Ruth.
Further, his father is 71 years old while his mother is 70 years old. Andrea was born in 1975 while Ruth was born in 1982. They are aged 47 and 40 respectively. Andrea has two kids, Joel and Ellen Henry born in 2003 and 2006 respectively.
James Corden Wife
Corden exchanged vows with his wife, Julia Carey on September 15th, 2012 in a private ceremony at Babington House in Somerset. Further, the couple tied the knot before 60 guests as he adorned a Saville Row navy suit. As of 2022, they celebrated their 10th anniversary.
Further, they have three kids together; Max McCartney Kimberley Corden, Carey Corden, and Charlotte Corden. Corden popped the big question on December 29th, 2010, after putting an engagement ring in her stocking.
Max was born on March 22nd, 2011, and is 11 years old as of 2022. Carey was born on October 27th, 2014, and is 8 years old as of 2022. Charlotte was born on December 12, 2017, and is 5 years old as of 2022. The History Boys co-star, Dominic Cooper introduced him to his wife, Julia at a charity fundraiser party in 2009. At the time she served the UK non-profit organization “Save the Children.” Cooper and Corden previously served as flatmates. On a side note, Julia is allergic to egg whites.
Before Julia, Corden was in a relationship with Gavin & Stacey (2007) co-star Sheridan Smith twice. Their relationship started in November 2007 but ended in March 2008 and they reconciled in February 2009. In August 2009, they permanently separated as a result of work commitments.
James Corden Net Worth
Corden has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a host.
James Corden Education
Corden completed his education at Park Middle School and Holmer Green Upper School.
James Corden Career
Corden is famed as the host of The Late Late Show with James Corden in the U.S. In the United Kingdom, he is famed for co-writing and starring in the critically praised BBC sitcom, Gavin & Stacey. Airing from 2007 to 2010, he co-wrote and co-starred with Welsh actress Ruth Jones in Gavin & Stacey. For his performance, he attained the BAFTA Television Award for Best Comedy Performance. Alongside grime artist Dizzee Rascal, he appeared on the UK No.1 single “Shout.”
Further, he made an appearance on the UK charity telethon Comic Relief in 2011. Corden generated his Carpool Karaoke sketch when he drove around London singing songs alongside George Michael. Furthermore, in 2009 he served as a co-presenter at the Brit Awards alongside Kylie Minogue and Mathew Horne. Between 2011 and 2014, he served as the solo host of the ceremony. Moreover, he served as a host of the Tony Awards in 2016 and 2019 and the Grammy Awards in 2017 and 2018.
Since 2010, he has served as the presenter of the sports-based comedy panel program, A League of Their Own on Sky One. To boot, he has made appearances in films such as Gulliver’s Travels (2010), Into the Woods (2014), Kill Your Friends (2015), Peter Rabbit (2018), and its 2021 sequel where he voiced the title character. Also, he’s famed for his roles in the musical films Cats (2019), The Prom (2020), and Cinderella (2021).
In 2011, he played the lead part in the comedy play, One Man, Two Guvnors. For his performance in the Broadway run of the play, he realized the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play. In 2015, he gained the BAFTA Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year.
As a presenter and talk show host, he has earned 22 Primetime Emmy Award nominations and won 9, counting for The Late Late Show, Carpool Karaoke, and hosting the 70th Tony Awards. Moreover, he served as an appointee of Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2015 New Year Honours for services to drama. In 2018, he alongside his production company, Fulwell 73 served as the producer for the Seatbelt Psychic television series for the Lifetime platform. Else, he voices Monty in the video game Fable II(2008).
The Late Late Show with James Corden
The Late Late Show with James Corden (also dubbed Late Late) serves as an American late-night talk show on CBS. It airs in the U.S. from Monday to Friday nights at 12:37:28am ET/PT. On September 8, 2014, Corden succeeded Craig Ferguson after being announced as the show’s new host. In April 2022, Corden announced that he would be leaving the program in mid-2023.
In 2022, Corden starred in the 2022 British black comedy streaming television series, Mammals. Corden stars alongside Melia Kreiling, Colin Morgan, and Sally Hawkins in pivotal roles. The film follows Jamie, a successful Michelin-starred chef whose world buckled when he finds some appalling secrets about his pregnant wife, Amandine.
James Corden Balthazar Restaurant
Corden was banned from Balthazar by proprietor Keith McNally in 2022. Reportedly, Corden was being “abusive” and “extremely nasty” to staff. Further, the ban was revoked after he privately and privately apologized to McNally and admitted that he had been “ungracious.”
James Corden Harry Styles
Corden and Styles are friends since Styles appeared on the Late Late Show in 2015. Further, Corden said that he regularly hosted Styles and the One Direction boys at his place, where they would play PlayStation and eat pizza. In 2017, when Corden’s wife went into unexpected labor, Styles took over Late Late Show hosting duties. Moreover, the pair filmed a music video for the Grammy winner’s song “Daylight” with a $300 budget and utilized a group of strangers’ apartments as a set for a Late Late Show beat.
James Corden Gay/Homosexual
Corden is not a homosexual. Further, he exchanged vows with his wife, Julia Carey on September 15th, 2012 in a private ceremony at Babington House in Somerset. Further, they have three kids together; Max McCartney Kimberley Corden, Carey Corden, and Charlotte Corden. Rumors and speculations of him being homosexual surfaced after he played the role of a gay white man in the musical comedy film, The Prom (2020).
Further, he received backlash for portraying a homosexual/gay man even though he is heterosexual/straight. Vanity Fair’s Richard Lawson criticized him and his performance and dubbed him “one of the worst performances of the 21st century.” Additionally, he receive more backlash after he earned a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy Film for his performance in the film.
James Corden Weight Loss
As per a recent article from Daily Mail, comedian James Corden shed a whopping 84 pounds weighing 294lbs at his heaviest. Further, he admitted that he did intermittent fasting and has a personal trainer whom he sees most mornings for boxing matches. Additionally, he voiced that he tries to eat healthily and not deprive himself.
James Corden Other TV shows and Films
During his career, Corden has partaken in numerous TV shows and films such as;
- Heroes and Villains(2006)
- Ocean’s 8(2018)
- Cruise of the Gods(2002)
- Us & Them(2017-2018)
- Friends: The Reunion(2021)
- Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story(2001)
- Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway(2021)
James Corden Social Media Platforms
He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 6.2M followers on Instagram.