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James Deakin

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Birthday
26, 1972
Birthplace
Manila, Philippines
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
26, 1972 (age 47)
Birthplace
Manila, Philippines

About

Journalist and host with CNN Philippines known for his auto expertise. He has over 70,000 followers on Instagram and over 550,000 followers on Facebook. 

Before Fame

His initial ambition was to be a DJ in the Philippines, but he moved onto journalism when he realized he wouldn't be able to support a family on a DJ's low salary.

Trivia

He hosted a web series about cars and driving culture called Counterflow and it aired on the OTT YouTube channel.

Family Life

He married a New Zealand woman he met while living in Australia and they have three children, Daniel, Sarah and Alex. 

Associated With

He's friends with Joey Mead King and together they co-hosted the Wells Fargo Born to Rock Christmas party in 2017.