James Corden is an actor, comedian, and producer with an estimated net worth of $70 million. He gained worldwide prominence after he became the host of the late-night talk show – “The Late Late Show with James Corden”.
James Corden is all set to bid adieu to The Late Late Show in summer 2023 after extending his contract for one year. He hosted the show for more than 7 years as of 2022.
Corden said, “It’s been it’s a really hard decision to leave because I’m so immensely proud of the show. I’m thrilled to be extending [for a year]. I always thought I’d do it for five years and then leave, and then I stayed on. I’ve really been thinking about it for a long time, thinking whether there might be one more adventure.”
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James Corden was born in the year 1978 in Hillingdon, London. He grew up in Hazelmere. Post completion of his studies, Corden explored career opportunities as a TV reporter in his early 20s. He appeared in TV series like Boyz Unlimited, Teachers, Hollyoaks, Little Britain, and others.
After establishing his name in the world of acting, he started doing high-profile commercials. Corden then started performing in films like Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?, All or Nothing, Heartlands, and Cruise of the Gods.
Journey towards Success
Even though he kickstarted on an impressive note in the world of acting, he gained prominence only in the 2000s. His performance in the show “Fat Friends” won him a nomination for a Royal Television Society Award. He also became popular for his theatre role in “The History Boys”.
Gavin & Stacey
James Corden then decided to co-write and co-star in his own original series, Gavin & Stacey in 2007. The sitcom response was really good and it received massive success. This time Corden was not only nominated for the awards but also won them.
He has been the recipient of a BAFTA award for Best Male Comedy Performer. He also won the award during the British Comedy Awards. The Gavin & Stacey show which won several awards during its run came to an end in 2010.
James Corden started doing a mix of sports and comedy in the show “A League of Their Own” which focused on British football.
He then got the opportunity to work in the film Gulliver’s Travels and The Three Muskateers.
The Late Late Show
Corden became very familiar with his international audience after he became the host of The Late Late Show. He replaced Craig Ferguson. He received several Emmy nominations and appreciation for his role as the host of the show.
His estimated remuneration for the show is around $4 to $5 million per annum. Overall he earns approximately $9 million per annum from his different endeavors.
Apple Deal with Carpool Karaoke
James Corden was involved in a series called Carpool Karaoke in which Corden and celebrity musicians used to play karaoke while driving a car in traffic.
Apple Music signed an agreement to license the rights to an adaption of Carpool Karaoke for distribution in 2016 under its banner. Corden served as the creator of the adaptation and also as the executive producer.
Real Estate Investments
James purchased a huge mansion in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles in 2017 for $10 Million. It was earlier owned by “Modern Family” creator Steve Levitan.
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