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James Argent Biography

Updated On 14 Feb, 2018 Published On 14 Feb, 2018
James Argent
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Date of Birth :
Age : 35 years old
Family Name : Argent
Birth Country : United Kingdom
Birth Sign : Sagittarius

Relationship short Statistics of James Argent

What is James Argent marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): In Relation
How many children does James Argent have ? (name): 0 Children
Is James Argent having any relationship affair ?: Yes3 affair
Is James Argent Gay ? No

TOWIE star, James Argent is an English TV personality. Argent has been participating as a cast member of ITV’s reality series, The Only Way Is Essex since its first release. He has appeared in other reality shows including Sugar-Free farm, The Jump, and Celebs Go Dating.

Argent is unmarried and has no children. He is currently dating his girlfriend, from the reality show, The Only Way Is Essex.

Early Life and Education

James Argent was born James David Thomas Argent on 5th December 1987 in Waltham Forest, London under the birth sign Sagittarius. Argent is British as per his nationality and as far as his ethnicity is concerned, he is of mixed race (Irish Catholic descent).

His parents, Patricia Argent and Martin Argent raised him with his siblings- Mark Argent (brother) and Natasha Argent (sister).

In 1992, Argent along with his parents moved to Essex. He attended Trinity High School in Woodford, Essex.


James Argent began his career in singing and acting in 2002 after winning The Kenny Award at the Kenneth More Theater in London.

In 2010, Argent appeared in British reality TV series, The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE). He shared the screen with Megan McKenna, Chloe Sims, Gemma Collins, Mark Wright, and Sam Faiers, among others.

In 2013, Argent appeared in the reality series, Celebrity Super Spa (2013) with Helen Flanagan, Jody Latham, John Burton-Race, Rustin Lee and Yvette Fielding.

Argent was suspended from The Only Way Is Essex in October 2014, after he failed the drugs test. He spent his Christmas at a rehab that year and returned to the show (The Only Way Is Essex) in 2015. 

Argent worked in the reality series, All Star Family Fortunes (TOWIE vs. Benidorm) from 2011-2013. It is a British television game show presented by Vernon Kay. The show started airing on October 28, 2006, and the show ended on June 14, 2015.

Argent participated in a British TV show, Sugar-Free Farm in 2016. The show aired on ITV on January 26, 2016, and is running its second season. The following year, he participated in another sports reality series, The Jump.

In 2017, Argent participated in the third series of a dating reality program, Celebs Go Dating. He participated alongside Calum Best, Frankie Cocozza, Georgia "Toff" Toffolo, and Sarah-Jane Crawford, among others.

Net Worth

James Argent's net worth is $1.1 million (£800,000) as per the source by metro.co.uk

Argent also wrote a book, Living it Arg costs $4.52 (Kindle) and $22.95 (hardcover). He owns a Mercedes Benz costs $50,400.

Personal Life

James Argent is unmarried and has no children. Argent is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend, Gemma Collins. The pair celebrated New Year 2017 in Marbella.

The couple has been in an on-off relationship. They started dating in 2012. They starred in the show, The Only Way Is Essex. His girlfriend featured alongside Lauren with the lead vocal by Jess Wright in the official video premiered on December 1, 2011.

Argent dated a science student, Cadah Draper, who is 20-years younger than him. The couple dated after meeting on the sets of Celebs Go Dating in 2017. They broke up after some months of their relationship.

Prior to this, Argent dated Lydia Bright. The couple had an on-off relationship for over 8 years. The couple remained on good terms with each other after their separation.

His ex-girlfriend, Lydia Bright showed positive support to his current relationship and also stated that she is happy with their relationship.

The TOWIE star is active on Twitter with millions of followers. He joine Twitter in March 2010.

James Argent Affairs

  1. Third Affair with Gemma Collins

    In 2012, James Argent dated Gemma Collins, a reality TV personality. The couple has an on-off relationship. Currently, they came together after Argent ditched her for another girl.

  2. Second Affair with Lydia Bright

    Lydia Bright, English TV personality is the lady for whom, Argent ditched Gemma Collins. Bright and Argent dated for almost 8 years and broke up in 2016.

  3. Third Affair with Cadah Draper

    James Argent dated Cadah Draper, a science student who is almost 20 years younger than him. The couple met for the first time on the sets of Celebs Go Dating.

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