James Corden is a popular actor, producer, television host, writer, singer, and comedian in English. He fame to rose as a TV host for the show The Late Late Show with James Corden which is a late-night television show on CBS. He earned international attention for his brilliant performance in the British drama series entitled Fat Friends. His performance in the romantic comedy series entitled Gavin & Stacey became a huge hit, and he earned international popularity. During his career, he has won several notable awards and nominations as an actor and comedian. To know more about the net worth of James Corden in 2020, keep reading the following article.
Early Life & Biography:
James Kimberley Corden was born on August 22, 1978, in Hillingdon, Greater London, in the UK to his parents Margaret and Malcolm Corden. His father used to work in the Royal Air Force Band as a musician while his mother was a social worker.
He completed his schooling from Park Middle School and Holmer Green Upper School which are located in Hazlemere, Buckinghamshire. Even though he got raised in the Salvation Army, he never considered himself a Christian.
Corden got married to Julia Carey who is a television producer on September 15, 2012. The couple was blessed with three children, son Max who was on born 22 March 2011, and daughters Carey who was on born 27 October 2014 and Charlotte who was on born 12 December 2017.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Corden started his career in acting at the age of 18. In the initial stage of his career, he played for small roles in various TV shows like Hollyoaks, Boyz Unlimited, Dalziel and Pascoe, Teachers, and Little Britain. He also appeared in several films like Curse of the Gods and Whatever Happened to Harold Smith.
He gained the international popularity for his extraordinary performance in Fat Friends which is a popular British drama series that aired on ITV from the year 2000. In 2007, he co-produced and played a prominent role in Gavin & Stacey which is a romantic comedy.
He starred in several films which include Starter for Ten, The History Boys, and How to Lose Friends and Alienate People. In 2010, he began hosting the show entitled A League of Their Own which is a British sports-based game show. He also starred as a supporting role in the film Gulliver’s Travel’s which is an American adventure fantasy comedy.
Corden has won numerous awards throughout his career. In 2007, he won the British Comedy Award under the category of Best Male Newcomer for his role in the play in the film Gavin & Stacey. In 2012, he won the Drama Desk Award under the category of Outstanding Actor for his performance in the film One Man, Two Guvnors. In 2015, he was awarded the Britannia Award for the British Artist of the Year.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The estimated net worth of Corden is more than $14 million. He made all this fortune by appearing in several films and television series. The salary offered to James Corden was around $5 million a year.
Currently, Corden lives in Malibu, California, in the US with his wife and children. In 2015, he was appointed as the Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the New Year Honours for his contribution to drama. During his career, the most successful works of Corden include Fat Friends, Gavin & Stacey, The Wrong Mans, Into the Woods, and Kill Your Friends.