James Arthur is a top English musician who is popular all over the world. He is a singer and songwriter who is winning the heart of millions. Many fans recognize him for incredible vocals while he also makes a lot of catchy songs. In 2012 he got the chance to win the reality TV show ‘The X factor’. Since then there is no looking back. A lot of major music labels have signed up with him. The music companies associated with him include Syco and Columbia Records. He has released three successful studio albums over these years. While he is also running a YouTube channel too. If you want to know more about this talented artist here are some details below:
Early Life & Bio
James Arthur born on 2nd March, 1988 and is 33 years old currently. He was born and brought up in Middlesbrough, England. His parents have always been familiar with the entertainment industry. You will be surprised to know that his father has worked as a musician and DJ for many years. At the same time his mother is an ex-fashion model.
James had to grow up in different families especially when his parents got divorced. He has got three half-sisters and has he turned nine he moved to Bahrain. After staying in Bahrain for a couple of years he came back to London. He attended farm primary school and after moving back to his home town he got enrolled at Rye Hills School.
Personal Life and Relationships
James Arthur is dating Jessica Grist since 2012 and still going strong. The couple fell in love on the sets of X Factor and they have an amazing chemistry. There are a lot of rumors that the couple is engaged and want to take their relationship to the next level.
Professional Career & Awards
James got a big break as he won the reality TV show ‘The X Factor’. Before coming into this reality show he already had a lot of interest in writing and performing songs. He is also linked with many local bands including Moonlight Drive and Cue the drama. Being a part of these bands he got a lot of experience as a musician. After winning the X Factor he released an album ‘James Arthur’.
This album has a total of 19 songs that created a lot of impact on the world of music. Apart from that he has worked with Columbia Records and released two important albums. His vocals are exceptional and that is why he has received a number of awards in his career. He received NRJ music award along with BMI pop award. Some of his top singles and album include the following:
- Back from the Edge
- Say you won’t go
Net Worth and Salary
The total net worth is estimated to be around $6 million. He has accumulated a large amount of net worth due to his active music career. As he has released many successful albums and songs it has given a big impact on the mind of his fans. The album sales have been quite high that led to a high salary every year.