James Arthur

Pop Singer

Birthday March 2, 1988

Birth Sign Pisces

Birthplace Middlesbrough, England

Age 35 years old

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Pop singer best known for winning season nine of the UK competition show The X Factor. He released his debut single, "Impossible," shortly after. 

Before Fame

He was the leader for the musical band James Arthur Project. He started writing music for artists when he was fifteen years old. 


He won a BRIT Award for his hit single "Impossible," which sold over 1.3 million copies. 

Family Life

His mother Shirley raised him alongside his four siblings: Sian, Jasmin, Charlotte, and Neve. He welcomed a daughter named Emily in 2022. 

Associated With

He was mentored by Nicole Scherzinger on The X Factor after singing "A Million Love Songs."