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1. James Kimberley Corden, OBE is an English actor, writer, producer, comedian, and television host.
2. From 2000 through early 2005, Corden starred in the British television series Fat Friends as Jamie Rymer.
3. Had a role as a bookish student in Teachers and in 2000 a small part in an episode of Hollyoaks.
4. He has an older sister, Andrea Henry, and a younger sister, Ruth Corden.
5. He co-wrote the popular tv series “Gavin and Stacey” with Ruth Jones and he co-stars with her and Mathew Horne.
6. His mother was a social worker.
7. He currently hosts the late-night television talk show The Late Late Show with James Corden on CBS, succeeding Craig Ferguson, whose decade-long tenure on The Late Late Show ended in December 2014.
8. Corden grew up in Hazlemere in Buckinghamshire.
9. Corden co-created, co-wrote and starred in the BBC sitcom Gavin & Stacey (2007-2010).
10. For his performance in the Broadway run of the play One Man, Two Guvnors, Corden won the 2012 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play.
11. He is a supporter of West Ham United F.C.
12. His father was a musician in the Royal Air Force band.
13. In 2011, he played the lead part in the comedy play One Man, Two Guvnors, which transferred from the National Theatre to the West End and then to Broadway, and was also cinecast worldwide via National Theatre Live.
14. He studied drama as a young boy at Jackie Palmer Stage School and then attended Holmer Green Senior School in High Wycombe.
15. He was featured on the No.1 single “Shout”, along with British grime artist Dizzee Rascal, an unofficial anthem of the England football team for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.
16. For sitcom Gavin & Stacey he won the BAFTA Television Award for Best Comedy Performance.
17. Corden was born in Hillingdon, Greater London.
18. Corden has also presented the Sky 1 comedy panel show A League of Their Own since 2010.
19. He also starred in Tango advertisements in 1998.
20. His is a member of a crop of young talented British actors with defining roles in “History Boys” and “All or Nothing”.
21. He’s being honored by the Queen. James will soon be made an OBE, or Order of the British Empire when he’s added to the New Year’s honors list for his contributions to the entertainment industry.
22. Corden is married to Julia Carey since September 15, 2012. The couple have two children: son Max, and daughter Carey.
23. Corden had guest appearances on Little Britain and Dalziel and Pascoe, both in 2004.
24. As an accomplished actor and comedian, we know entertaining a crowd is his true passion. James even took home a Tony Award in 2012 for Best Leading Actor in a Play for his performance in One Man, Two Guvnors.
25. He’s already friends with the stars. You may even see this 36-year-old funny man hanging with some A-listers when he’s seen socializing at big industry events. He’s been seen with Into The Woods co-stars Emily Blunt, Johnny Depp and Meryl Streep.