James Corden Net Worth, A Viral Sensation, Talk Show Host
James Corden is a British comedian, actor, and TV host.
He is the host of popular late night talk show “The Late Late Show with James Corden”.
He used his 12.30 a.m. slot to slide in and become one of the most popular TV hosts in the world.
His viral sensation and funny content is a great combination for him to gain great success.
He seemingly popped up on the frame and became a massive hit in the late night very quickly.
James Corden has tons of ideas in the pot that are ready to come out whenever he wants.
Before he became the most talked about talk show host, Corden co-created and starred in a hit BBC sitcom called “Gavin and Stacey”
The sitcom ran for three years from 2007 to 2010 which led him winning the Best Comedy Performance of BAFTA Television Award.
There are so many great things happened in his career which led him to achieve a pretty huge net worth of $12 million.
James Corden Early Years, Bio, Education
James Kimberly Corden was born on August 22, 1978, in Hillingdon, Greater London.
He is the son of Malcolm Corden and Margaret. Malcolm was a musician in the Royal Air Force band.
Margaret was a social worker. Corden went to Park Middle School and Holmer Green Upper School.
He was raised in the Church of Salvation Army. But, he doesn’t identify himself as a Christian any longer.
He studied drama at the Jackie Palmer Stage.
James Corden Early Career and Rise to Success
James Corden has his first stage appearance when he was 18 years old.
He appeared as a one-line part of musical “Martin Guerre” in 196.
He got his first TV reporter role with BBC’s Good Morning with Anne and Nick.
In 1999, he got his work on TV in the series of “Boyz Unlimited”.
In 2000, Corden got a small part in an episode of “Hollyoaks”.
He appeared as a guest on several other TV shows in England. He also appeared in several films in 1999 and 2002.
James Corden starred in the British TV series titled “Fat Friends” in which he played as Jamie Rymer.
He was the cast of that show for 5 years.
For that, Corden got a nomination in Royal Television Society Award in 2000.
Starting in 2004, he joined the cast of the film “The History Boys” which was based on a London stage production.
He appeared in 2006’s film “Starter for 10”, a British comedy-drama film starring James McAvoy.
In 2007, Corden began to co-star in his own TV series called “Gavin & Stacey” until 2010.
In the series, he and his fellow actor Ruth Jones played as the friends of Gavin and Stacey.
The sitcom was a hit and it was well received critically and commercially.
It brought James Corden to win the Best Male Comedy Performer at the British Comedy Awards in 2007.
In 2008, he won the BAFTA’s Best Male Comedy Performance.
2010’s Nation Television Awards gave Corden’s sitcom an award as the Most Popular Comedy Programme.
James Corden Successful Hosting Career
In 2010, James Corden began his career as a host by hosting a show “A League of Their Own”.
It’s a British sports-based game show that started airing from May of 2010.
During the year of 2010, Corden keeps appearing in more films and TV shows.
In 2011, he played as the main role in a comedy play “One Man Two Guvnors” and appeared in more films until 2016.
James Corden became the successor of Craig Ferguson as the host of “The Late Late Show”.
He replaced the position and the name of the show changed into “The Late Late Show with James Corden”.
The late-night talk show is airing from Monday to Friday nights in the U.S.
One of the most talked about segments in the show is the “Carpool Karaoke”.
In the segment, Corden and musical guests would sing along to their songs while driving a car on a planned route.
The segment was actually inspired by the sketch of “Gavin & Stacey”.
One of the episodes of Carpool Karaoke segment which featured pop singer Adele became the biggest viral video on Youtube in 2016.
Awards and Nominations
- For the first time in his career, James Corden received the nomination of an award. It was from Royal Television Society in 2001 as the Network On-Screen Newcomer.
- He also won the British Comedy Awards for Best Male Comedy Newcomer in 2007.
- In 2008, Writer’s Guild of Great Britain awarded him as the Best Television/Light Entertainment.
- After that, Drama Desk Award gave James Corden an Outstanding Actor in a Play for his performance in a play “One Man, Two Guvnors”.
- For his performance in the play, he also received Tony Award as Best Actor in Play in 2012.
- His talk show “The Late Late Show with James Corden” received many awards and nominations including Primetime Emmy Award, Critics’ Choice Television Award, People’s Choice Awards, and more.
James Corden Personal Life
In an interview, Corden said that his biggest influences in comedy are Graham Norton, Conan O’Brien, David Letterman, and Stephen Colbert.
He married to Julie Carey, a TV producer in 2012 and the couple has three children, Mac, Carey, and Charlotte.
He is the loyal supporter of a football club in Premier League, West Ham United.
As a result of his services to drama, he was appointed as the Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE).
Princess Anne was the one who gave him the honor in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace in 2015.
James Corden Income, Wealth, Mansion, Cars
In 2017, James Corden purchased a luxury mansion located in Brentwood, Los Angeles.
The mansion consists of 5 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms. It stands on 8,609 square feet of land.
It is located on a sprawling estate of 20,000 square foot that completes with rolling laws, spa, barbeque area, a swimming pool, and many more.
He bought the mansion from Steve Levitan, the creator of “Modern Family” who bought it for $1.55 million in 1996.
In addition, The price tag of the mansion was around $9.8 million.
He also owns a bunch of lavish cars including Aston Martin, Porsche Cayenne, Jaguar, Range Rover, and more.
James Corden is a successful actor, comedian, and talk show host.
He gained huge recognition of his career through hosting the phenomenal late-night talk show “The Late Late Show with James Corden”.
As of this year, James Corden’s estimated net worth is $12 million.