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James O'Brien Biography

Updated On 19 Jul, 2017 Published On 02 Feb, 2016
James O'Brien
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Date of Birth :
Age : 52 years old
Family Name : O'Brien
Birth Country : United Kingdom
Birth Sign : Capricorn

Relationship short Statistics of James O'Brien

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

A British journalist, radio and television presenter who is better known as presenter at talk station LBC. he started his career as an editor of the Daily Express gossip column. He has also worked for publications like Cosmopolitan and The Spectator. He worked as key panelist on the Channel 5 program "The Wright Stuff" between 2000 to 2002. He also hosts popular shows like weekdays and phone-in discussion program named "views and real-life experiences" related to current affairs and news views and real-life experiences.

Talking about his personal life he has already married with his longtime sweetheart who is also TV presenter. Together they have fronted Channel 5's 2001 general election talk show 5 Talk. They seem to be very much happy and comfortable with their marriage relationship. Beside her, he has not dated anyone till date. He has not revealed any information regarding his children. Since he is a married man and maintaining a very healthy relationship with his wife, he is not gay.

Early Life and Education

James Edward O'Brien was born on January 13, 1972 who is popularly known as the British journalist, television and radio presenter. He was an adopted child with Irish ancestry.

O'Brien completed his education from Ampleforth College and the London School of economics.


James began his career with the Daily Express. He was a panelist on the Channel 5 from 2000-2002 and presented a show named A Knight with O'Brien on Anglia Television.

Later, along with his wife Lucy, he fronted Channel 5's 2001 general election talk show 5 Talk. in 2002, he first appeared on LBC as a holiday cover presenter. 

In 2015, O'Brien presented his own ITV chat show named O'Brien which aired for ten episodes in a daytime slot before it was canceled.

Personal Life

James is a married man, he tied a knot with his long-term girlfriend Lucy McDonald in 2000. As per the source, their wedding was an intimate ceremony which was held in the presence of their close ones.

The duo shared two children; Elizabeth Rose (born on 2006) and Sophia (born on 2008). Prior marrying Lucy also, he never linked with any other woman nor after marrying her.

The couple is very happy with their married life and kids and there aren't rumors regarding their divorce or split.

Net Worth

O'Brien has earned a decent amount of net worth from his journalism career but he hasn't revealed the exact figure of his net worth. However, it is assumed in million of dollars. James gets handsome amount of salary for his work on TV.

James O'Brien Married

First Marriage with Lucy (McDonald) O'Brien

She is also TV presenter. together they have hosted many popular shows. She has not revealed any information about her children. May be she has not been biological mother yet.

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