James Corden has remained one of the most popular stars on the TV screens for several years and his net worth is a clear reflection of that.
James Corden is undoubtedly among the most in-demand TV stars today. Known for his likability and self-deprecating humor, the British personality made a name for himself as the host of The Late Late Show. Today, the show remains one of the most viral on Youtube.
James Corden's TV career
Born on August 22, 1978, James Corden first dabbled in TV when he got a recurring role in Channel 4's comedy series Boyz Unlimited in 1999. He gradually became more recognized after featuring in Teachers (2001 - 2003), and Fat Friends (2000 - 2005).
Corden's career reached a turning point in 2004 when he starred in Alan Bennett's popular play The History Boys at the National Theatre. From 2010 to 2011, he appeared in several TV shows and films, including A League of Their Own, Begin Again, Into The Woods, Kill Your Friends, and Trolls.
In 2015, Corden replaced Craig Ferguson to become the new host of CBS TV's The Late Late Show, which eventually became his most successful show. The show featured traditional celebrity interviews and most notably, the Carpool Karaoke in which singers and rappers performed their music while Corden drove them around. Various high-profile stars have appeared in Carpool Karaoke through The Late Late Show, including Mariah Carey, Elton John, Britney Spears, Justin Bieber, Stevie Wonder, and countless others. Thanks to Corden's humor, the show became an instant hit and garnered millions of views on Youtube.
Furthermore, James Corden is also an in-demand voice actor, having lent his voice to several popular animated films, including Trolls (2016), Trolls World Tour (2020), The Emoji Movie (2017), and Peter Rabbit (2018).
What is James Corden's net worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Corden has an estimated net worth of $70 million. This huge wealth mostly comes from his stint on The Late Late Show, which earns him $9 million every year.
Despite the show's success, he decided to leave his trademark show in April 2022. Explaining his departure, James said he wanted to focus on other ventures and spend more time with his family.
The host said:
'It’s been 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.'
CBS president and CEO George Cheeks said:
'Seven years ago, James Corden came to the U.S. and took television by storm, with huge creative and comedic swings that resonated in a big way with viewers on-air and online. We wish he could stay longer, but we are very proud he made CBS his American home and that this partnership will extend one more season on The Late Late Show.'