James Arthur
James Arthur
Real Name/Full Name James Andrew Arthur
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: James Arthur
Birth Place: Middlesbrough, England
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 2 March 1988
Age/How Old: 36 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 190 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6’ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165.3 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Neil Arthur
Mother – Shirley Ashworth
Siblings: 4 (Neve, Jasmin, Charlotte and Sian)
School: Farm Primary School, British School of Bahrain, Rye Hills School
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: British
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In a relationship
Girlfriend: Jessica Grist
Wife/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Singer and songwriter
Net Worth: $6 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

James Andrew Arthur or popularly known as James Arthur, is an English singer-songwriter. He is best known for his incredibly unique vocals and for making catchy songs. In 2012, James won on the reality TV show, “The X Factor,” and has never looked back after that. Working with many major label companies such as Syco Records and Columbia Records, James has released three studio albums over the years and also runs his YouTube channel from which he generates large sum of revenue each year.

Well, how well do you know about James Arthur? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about James Arthur’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about James Arthur to date.

Biography and Early Life

James Arthur was born on 02nd March 1988 in Middlesbrough, England. His father, Neil Arthur, was a delivery driver and a former DJ and his mother, Shirley Ashworth, was a fashion model. As a child, James grew up in two different families as his parents had split when he was just three years old. James has three half-sisters. When James was nine years old, he moved with his mother to Bahrain, and after staying there for a couple of years, they moved back to England.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is James Arthur in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, James Arthur’s age is 36 years old as of today’s date 13th April 2024 having been born on 2 March 1988. Though, he is 6’ 2″ in feet and inches and 190 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165.3 lbs in Pound and 75kg in Kilograms.


James Arthur attended Farm Primary School, and after moving to Bahrain in 1997, James was enrolled in a local British school there. After moving back to England, James went to Rye Hills School to continue his studies. By the time James was in his junior year, he had already started writing songs and performing them at his school.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

James Arthur With Girlfriend Jessica Grist
James Arthur With Girlfriend Jessica Grist

James Arthur has been dating Jessica Grist since 2012. The couple met on the set of The X Factor, where Jessica worked as a dancer. After dating for a couple of years, the couple parted ways in 2014. However, they got back in 2017 and are together ever since. There were once speculations about the couple being engaged, but James clarified that they are just dating.

Is James Arthur Gay?

No, James Arthur is definitely not gay. He is in a relationship with Jessica Grist, and the couple are together since 2012. This clearly proves that James is not gay.

Professional Career

James Arthur got his big break when he won the reality TV show, “The X Factor.” Before coming on The X-Factor, James had already begun writing and performing songs and was even a part of a couple of local bands like Moonlight Drive and Cue the Drama. Being in those bands helped James to experiment with his vocals and songwriting and helped him improve his skills as a musician.

After winning X-Factor, James Arthur released his first solo album, “James Arthur.” With s total of 19 songs, James was able to create an impact in the world of pop music. Working with Columbia Records, James has released two more albums, “Back from the Edge” and “You” in 2016 and 2019, respectively, which were equally successful. Some of his singles like “Naked” and “Say you won’t Go” helped him to be a renowned name in the music industry.


For his exceptional vocals and his memorable songs, James has been able to create a significant impact in the world of pop music. He was awarded with NRJ Music Award in 2013. He has also received BMI Pop Award for his single Say You Won’t Let Go in 2018.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of James Arthur in 2024

James Arthur Net Worth
James Arthur Net Worth

The net worth of James Arthur is estimated in 2024 and found out to be $6 Million. He had earned a significant part of his net worth by being a very successful musician. Releasing three commercially successful albums, James has been able to create such a considerable net worth. His song, “Say You Won’t Let Go,” has over 1 billion views on YouTube and thus has done some big business.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • As a child, James lived in foster care, as his stepfather had abandoned his mother.
  • James Arthur was rejected on the show “The Voice” in 2011.
  • One Direction’s former band member, Niall Horan, is a fan of James’ music.

Starting from a reality TV show, James Arthur has come a long way and has become a renowned name in the world of Pop music. He certainly knows how to make good music and has a huge fan base all around the world. His iconic song “Impossible” still manages to captivate people even after eight years of its release.


  1. I like your music. Your experience living in foster care helped and shaped the kind of music and songs that you create. I hope to see you in concerts and maybe in UK when I start my doctoral studies at the University of Liverpool. Your song “Say You Won’t Let Go” is so appealing. Keep on achieving your dreams and never look back. I am a fan from the Philippines


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