What is James Corden’s net worth and salary?
James Corden is an English actor, comedian, writer, producer, and presenter who has a net worth of $70 million. After gaining fame and fortune in the United Kingdom, James Corden enjoyed more widespread international fame after becoming the host for The Late Late Show in March 2015. Outside of The Late Late Show, James Corden has demonstrated remarkable flexibility as an actor, excelling in a number of roles in both theater, film and television.
James Corden’s annual salary is 9 million dollars.
James Corden was born on August 22nd in 1978. Although he was born in Hillingdon, London, Corden grew up in the village of Hazelmere. His mother was a social worker and his father was a musician who later sold bibles. James Corden’s artistic talents were soon recognised, and by the age of 18 he was booking shoots as Martin Guerre . In his early 20s, Corden explored opportunities as a TV reporter while appearing on television series such as Boyz Unlimited , Teachers, Hollyoaks, Little Britain and more. As Corden began to become more established in the acting world, he booked high-profile commercials. As the industry began to take him more seriously, Corden booked roles in films such asWhat happened to Harold Smith? , All or Nothing , Heartlands and Cruise of the Gods .
Although Corden consistently pursued an impressive acting career, it wasn’t until the 2000s that he really began to rise to prominence. Fat Friends it was a major step forward for him and his role earned him a Royal Television Society Award nomination. The 2004 stage production The History Boys it also helped build Corden’s reputation, and this stage role led to an appearance in the film adaptation of the play.
James Corden took his career into his own hands when he co-wrote and co-starred in his own original series, Gavin & Stacey . The sitcom was a massive hit with high ratings from critics. Corden was once again nominated for the awards, but this time he won them. The actor received a BAFTA for best male comedy performer and won a similar award at the British Comedy Awards. The show itself has won numerous awards during its run. In 2010, Gavin & Stacey have ended.
Career after Gavin and Stacey
Prior to 2010, James Corden had failed to capitalize on his recent fame in work outside of Gavin & Stacey . Although the actor tried to branch out and try new things while the show was running, most of the efforts were poorly received and totally unsuccessful. After Gavin & Stacey ended, James Corden was able to focus more on other projects, and these were more substantial.
James Corden mixed comedy and sports journalism in the show A League of Their Own . The series focused on British football. James Corden collaborated with the England national football team in a number of scenes. Doctor Who fans will remember his role as Craig Owens in a series of episodes. In 2010, he landed a lead role in the film Gulliver’s Travels . In 2011, he locked down another major film role – this one in The Three Muskateers . That same year, James Corden booked the lead role in a hit play called One Man, Two Governors. The song was incredibly well received by critics and was undoubtedly one of the highlights of Corden’s career.
The Late Late Show
Corden became more familiar with an international audience after becoming the new host of The Late Late Show , replacing Craig Ferguson. The role of the host earned him several Emmy nominations and widespread media praise. Although it was reported that Corden had become dissatisfied with the “daily grind” of being a talk show host, he extended his contract in 2019. The actor’s contract reportedly included a salary worth somewhere between $4 million and $5 million. Today, he earns around $9 million a year from his various endeavors.
Karaoke with carpool
James Corden was involved in a series called Carpool Karaoke since 2011, although initially in the beginning as a sketch comedy related to Gavin and Stacey . The series involves Corden and famous musicians playing karaoke while driving a car in traffic. After becoming the host The Late Late Show , Corden revived the skit and used it as a recurring segment. One of the most popular iterations of the Carpool Karaoke featured the singer Adele. As of 2020, the segment has over 200 million views on YouTube. It was also the most popular viral video on YouTube in 2016. Various other celebrities appeared in Carpool Karaoke The Late Late Showincluding Mariah Carey, Elton John, Britney Spears, Justin Bieber, Stevie Wonder and countless others.
In 2016, Apple Music reached a deal that licensed the rights to an adaptation of Carpool Karaoke for distribution under their banner. Corden is credited as the creator of the adaptation and also serves as an executive producer. Unlike the segment The Late Late Show , Carpool Karaoke from Apple features a different host for each episode — though the premise is identical.
James Corden faced some controversy when certain information was revealed about Carpool Karaoke . Behind-the-scenes footage revealed that Corden is not actually driving when filming the segment, although he pretends to be during the scene. Corden also doesn’t carpool to work in real life, and there are no carpool lanes on the roads where the segment is filmed. Corden later explained that due to safety concerns, he could not drive the car for the entire segment, and the car was treated for most of the show.
James Corden has been married to Julia Carey since 2012. The pair met through their mutual friend; fellow actor Dominic Cooper. In 2011, the couple had their first child and son. They also have two daughters, born in 2014 and 2017. After becoming the host The Late Late Show the family moved to Los Angeles.
In October 2017, James paid $10 million for a mansion in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles. The seller was “Modern Family” creator Steve Levitan.