James Arthur Net Worth,Biography, Songs, Wiki, Age

Published Date   19th Sep. 2017, 00:03 am
James Arthur Net Worth,Biography, Songs, Wiki, Age
Quick Info
Birth Name: James Andrew Arthur
Nationality: British
Net Worth: $ 5 million

James Arthur is a well-known British singer and songwriter who is known best for being the winner of The X Factor in its ninth season. James Arthur net worth is known to have been amassed from his studio songs and associated acts. James Arthur songs like Impossible and You’re Nobody ’til Somebody Loves You have gained wide recognition over the time. James Arthur wiki shows that he has released two studio albums till date titled James Arthur and Back from the Edge.


James Arthur is one of the most renowned British singer and songwriter who has gained wide fame through his highly successful song, Impossible. James Arthur net worth is known to have been soured from his highly successful albums based n Pop, R&B, Hip Hop and rock genre. Arthur came into the limelight of the music industry when he became the winner of The X Factor in its ninth series. James Arthur songs have risen above the charts in the UK.

Early Life

James Andrew Arthur was born on 2 March 1988 in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, England. He was born Shirley Ashworth and Neil Arthur. His father is Scottish while his mother is English. James’s father worked as a delivery driver and was also a DJ and drummer for many years. His mother was a fashion model and a sales and marketing professional. James Arthur age was only one year when his. James Arthur has four sisters named Never Rafferty, Sian Arthur, Jasmine Rafferty and Charlotte Arthur and a brother named Neil Arthur. He is of white ethnicity and British nationality.


James Arthur went on to receive his education from Ings Farm Primary School based in Redcar, North Yorkshire.  He then went on to study at the local British School of Bahrain for four years when he lived with his mother and his stepfather Ronald Rafferty. Ames then lived on the Coast Road in Redcar. James then went on to join Ryehills School in Redcar.

Early Music Career

James Arthur was only 15 years old when he began writing and recording songs as an unsigned artist. He was a part of many bands. He was the lead vocalist in the Cleveland-based progressive, experimental, rock five-piece band, Moonlight Drive. He then joined the alternative rock band Cue the Drama, and alter Save Arcade. Arthur then went on to work with the four-piece indie pop and rock band, Emerald Skye. In 2012 he recorded his soulful pop EP as The James Arthur Project. He also uploaded his songs from album Sins by the Sea on his YouTube channel.

The X Factor

James Arthur went on to join The Voice UK in its 2012 season but did not succeed quite well. He then auditioned for The X Factor’s ninth season. He auditioned with a performance on Tulisa’s Young. He eventually went on to be mentored by Nicole Scherzinger. James went on to suffer from anxiety attack backstage after his second live performance. On 9th December 2012, he went on to win the X Factor against fellow contestant Jahmene Douglas.


James Arthur’s cover on Shonelle’s Impossible was released as a charity single and quickly gained wide hits. It went on to top the UK Singles Chart in its first week of release. This cover went on to chart at number one in Ireland, two in Australia, New Zealand, and Switzerland, and eight in Slovakia. Arthur released his single titled You’re Nobody til Somebody Loves You which went on to debut at number two in the UK. He released his first studio album James Arthur in 2013 by Syco Music.

He went on to have a controversy when his song as a slur towards Micky Worthless contained homophobic lyrics. He later apologized to the LGBT community. Later on, he had many controversies with his lyrics that Simon Cowell went on to be dropped from Syco. He then went on to sign with Columbia Records.

In 2016 he released his new song The Truth. He then went on to release the song Say You Won’t Let Go from his second studio album, Back from the Edge. The single went on to chart at number one on the UK Singles Chart. He became the first male winner to have two UK number one singles. He became the first-ever ‘X Factor’ act to have two singles sell over a million copies in his homeland and also the 21st act in UK chart history to have two or more million sellers in the second week of the release alone.


James Arthur wiki suggests that his first tour was The X Factor Live Tour in 2013. The next year he went on to go on James Arthur Tour in 2014 and The Story So Far Tour in 2015. He had a Back from the Edge Tour in 2017 and the 16th Annual Honda Civic Tour in 2017.

Net Worth and Salary

James Arthur net worth is known to have been amassed from his work in the music industry. Ames Arthur net worth is known to have been sourced from the success of his two albums and also his various Tours. Winning The X-factor has also contributed a lot to James Arthur net worth. James Arthur net worth is noted to be $ 5 million. James Arthur net worth clearly depicts his passion for music and his hard work.

Personal Life

James Arthur has been in a relationship with many leading ladies till date but has kept it quite private. He was reportedly in a relationship with singer Rita Ora for a brief time. Arthur and Ora had an on and off relationship after which they eventually stopped talking. He was then in a relationship with dancer Jessica Grist. The couple had a breakup once but they got back together. The breakup had lasted for two long years.  Jessica and James are seen together very often in the public.

James is an avid supporter of the Rangers F.C. and also Middlesbrough F.C. James Arthur has publicly shared about his addiction to drugs. He has also been open about his anxiety and depression problems. He is also an ambassador for SANE which is a UK mental health charity. James Arthur has also helped in opening the British School of Bahrain’s music and drama rehearsal studios in Bahrain. The school has a 400 seat auditorium. James has often stated that his influences are Nirvana’s singer Kurt Cobain, artists like Michael Jackson, Prince, Marvin Gaye, Black Sabbath, and more. He has also shown interest to collaborate with Eminem.

Body Measurement

James Arthur age currently is 29 years. He stands tall at the height of 6 feet 2 inches. James has an athletic figure and blonde hair.

Awards and Recognition 

James Arthur has been honored many times for his remarkable work in the field of music. He has won the Los Premios 40 Principales Best International Song for Impossible in 2013. For the same song, he also won the NRJ Music Awards for International Breakthrough of the Year. James Arthur has been nominated for two BRIT Awards and a 2017 Teen Choice Awards. The very talented and renowned James Arthur’s bio can be found on numerous social media sites like Wikipedia, IMDB, twitter, facebook, and more.

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