He hails from the United Kingdom and it was there he started his career in entertainment. James Kimberly admits that his very academic ambition was part of the reasons why he turned to acting. All these while in the British country was rather a frequent with only little roles. He worked his way from minor TV roles to comedy and t being a stage actor. It was from here he was called upon to become the host of ‘The Late, Late Show’. Today the iconic Carpool Karaoke is one of his most famous segments of the show.
Date of Birth: August 22, 1978
Zodiac Sign: Leo
It was not until he moved to the United States that Corden made a name for himself. In December 2014, he had to move to America with his family and that was where real fame began for him. Unbeknownst to many, Corden is not just the easily likeable man we see on TV but he is a father and a husband. Corden has remained a humble family man despite his stardom. Read on to know all about both his birth family and his current family.
Malcolm Corden (father)
Year of Birth: 1951
He is a musician and the father of the funny man Corden. James also happens to be the only son of his parents. He plays the saxophone well and is happily married to his wife of forty five incredible years. Malcolm is extremely proud of his son for the height he has reached both in his career in the success of his home.
Margaret Corden (mother)
Year of Birth: 1952
She was a social worker and is another reason for the big size of her kids. Like her husband, she is a big supporter of her son’s dreams. She is also a delightful mum with an unarguable intense sense of humour. Together with her husband, they have made several appearances at their son’s shows and have so many times being the subject of his jokes.
Andrea Henry Corden (older sister from same parents)
Year of Birth: 1975
She is the elder sister to the hilarious entertainer but lives a private life in Britain.
Ruth Corden (younger sister from same parents)
Year of Birth: 1982
She goes by Ayres in her professional life as a project manager at Youthscape. Like her brother, she is also incredibly fun to behold. She loves more than anything else, working for charity dedicated to making young people better.
Julia Carey (wife)
Duration of Marriage: September 15, 2012 till present
James was introduced to Julia in September 2009 by his former roommate and things took a forward turn from then. Their relationship started off as a most unlikely friendship – the whippet-thin ice queen and the chubby British comedy star. They tied the knot at a lavish British wedding in 2012 but had their son Max before the wedding. They are now parents to another cute daughter and are living the American dream. Who knows if they’ll relocate back to Britain after a while? As they say; home is where family is.
Carey is a TV producer and a big lover of charity. She is also one of the biggest fans of the fat funny man. He once credited his wife as the reason why he is as successful as he is today. When the opportunity came to move to America for ‘greener pastures’, she was very happy for him and posed no hindrance even as she was in her early post-partum period. Julia moved ‘heaven and earth’ to make his dream possible even if this meant her leaving family and friends.
Max Corden (son with Julia Carey)
Date of Birth: March 22, 2011
Zodiac Sign: Aries
For Corden, he is glad his son could have some form of childhood in the UK before the big move. He is still happy with the change in location and is making sure his family make the best of their stay in California.
Carey Corden (daughter with Julia Carey)
Date of Birth: October 27, 2014
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
To his lovely princess, Corden is a doting dad and never fails to spend as much time with her as he can amidst work. He manages to keep a low profile but we know from what we have seen that he is the most playful dad ever.