What are James Corden’s salary and net worth?
James Corden has a net worth of $70 million as an English actor, comedian, writer, producer, and host. After achieving fame and wealth in the United Kingdom, James Corden became the presenter of The Late Late Show in March 2015, which expanded his international popularity.
James Corden has demonstrated remarkable versatility as an actor outside of The Late Late Show, excelling in various stage, film, and television roles.
James Corden Salary
The annual pay of James Corden is $9 million.
James Corden Early Life
James Corden was born in 1978 on August 22nd. Corden was born in Hillingdon, London, although he grew up in the town of Hazelmere. His mother was a social worker, while his father was a singer who sold bibles later in life.
James Corden’s creative abilities were quickly noticed, and by the time he was 18 years old, he was booking one-liners in films such as Martin Guerre. In his early 20s, Corden sought prospects as a television reporter while acting in Boyz Unlimited, Teachers, Hollyoaks, Little Britain, and other television programs.
As Corden’s reputation in the acting industry grew, he secured high-profile advertisements. Corden booked roles in films including Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?, All or Nothing, Heartlands, and Cruise of the Gods as the industry began to take him more seriously.
James Corden Mainstream Success
Although Corden consistently pursued an amazing acting career, it wasn’t until the 2000s that he fully rose to popularity. He was nominated for a Royal Television Society Award for his work on the comedy Fat Friends, which was a significant step forward.
Corden’s fame was greatly enhanced by the 2004 stage performance of The History Boys, which led to his appearance in the film adaptation of the play.
James Corden took control of his career by co-writing and co-starring in his original series, Gavin & Stacey.
The sitcom was a critical hit, receiving high ratings. Again, Corden was nominated for awards, but this time he won. The actor received a BAFTA and a British Comedy Award for Best Male Comedy Performer. Throughout its tenure, the show received several honors. Gavin & Stacey came to an end in 2010.
James Corden’s Career After Gavin & Stacey
Before 2010, James Corden could not leverage his newfound stardom outside of the Gavin & Stacey television series.
While the program was airing, the actor sought to stretch out and try other things, but most of his efforts were badly appreciated and ultimately unsuccessful. After Gavin & Stacey ended, James Corden was free to devote more time to other, more serious ventures.
James Corden combined humor with sports journalism in A League of Their Own. The emphasis of the series was British football.
James Corden has performed a lot of sketches with the English national soccer squad. Fans of Doctor Who will recall his appearances as Craig Owens in many episodes.
In 2010, he was cast as the main character in Gulliver’s Travels. In 2011, he secured a role in another major motion picture, The Three Musketeers. James Corden landed the main part in the successful play One Man, Two Guvnors in the same year.
It was without a doubt one of the career highlights for Corden that critics so favorably received the play.
James Corden The Late Late Show
Following his replacement of Craig Ferguson as presenter of The Late Late Show, James Corden became more familiar with a worldwide audience. The actor’s performance as a host has won him many Emmy nominations and great acclaim from the media.
Despite rumors that he was unhappy with the “daily grind” of being a talk show presenter, Corden renewed his contract in 2019. The actor’s contract reportedly included a pay between $4 and $5 million. Currently, he makes around $9 million annually from his many enterprises.
James Corden Carpool Karaoke
James Corden has been a part of the Carpool Karaoke series since 2011, although it originated as a Gavin & Stacey-related comedic spoof. Corden and star musicians sing karaoke while driving in traffic on this series.
As presenter of The Late Late Show, Corden revived the comedy and made it a recurrent part. Adele was included in one of the most popular incarnations of Carpool Karaoke.
The video has over 200 million views on YouTube as of 2020. Additionally, it was the most-viewed viral video on YouTube in 2016. Countless other superstars, like Mariah Carey, Elton John, Britney Spears, Justin Bieber, and Stevie Wonder, have featured in Carpool Karaoke through The Late Late Show.
In 2016, Apple Music licensed the rights to a Carpool Karaoke adaptation for distribution under their brand. Corden is listed as the adaptation’s creator and acts as the show’s executive producer.
Each episode of Apple’s Carpool Karaoke has a new presenter, while the idea is identical to that of The Late Late Show’s segment.
James Corden encountered controversy when key details of Carpool Karaoke were released. Images from behind the scenes revealed that Corden did not drive the automobile while recording the segment, despite seeming to do so throughout the sequences.
In addition, Corden does not carpool to work in real life, and there are no carpool lanes on the highways where this piece was recorded. Later, Corden revealed that safety concerns prevented him from driving the automobile for the segment duration, and the vehicle was towed for the rest of the show.
James Corden’s Personal Life
Since 2012, James Corden has been married to Julia Carey. They met through a mutual acquaintance, actor Dominic Cooper. The couple welcomed their first child, a boy, in 2011.
Additionally, they have two daughters born between 2014 and 2017. The family relocated to Los Angeles after the father became the presenter of The Late Late Show.
James Corden Real Estate
James paid $10 million in October 2017 for a house in the Brentwood district of Los Angeles. Steve Levitan, creator of “Modern Family,” was the seller.