Julia Carey is an American actress and producer, who is likely better known for being the wife of James Corden, the host of his talk show “Late Late Night with James Corden”, and a voice-over actor and producer.
Early life and family
Julia Carey was born on 25 May 1976, in Los Angeles, California USA. She spent her childhood in her hometown, matriculating from the local high school in 1994. As both of her parents were philanthropists, Julia has always had the desire to help other people and support those in need, so she often visited various non-profit events with her parents, witnessing the charity processes from her early years.
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Once, on their way home from the gym. Suddenly, James saw a pigeon. He told Julia, what he saw. Julia didn’t get it. – Do you see it? Can you see it? she said that she could. She lied. She didn’t care about birds, she just wanted to go home! James knew that she was lying, so he asked her to point out to that pigeon. Ew, Julia couldn’t. She started hyperventilating. Gracefully, James took his wife’s left shaky (but glowing) hand in his right confident strong (but sweaty) hand and pointed out to that pigeon. ‘Woah, oh my…what an awesome bird-y!”, commented Julia. James couldn’t help but smile. Somewhere deep down in his heart, he knew that Julia still couldn’t see a freaking bird-y. James was wrong, she could see that bird-y. Though, the bird-y couldn’t see her. #jamescorden #sportswear #couplegoals #juliacarey #love #ootd
Along with her constant busyness with charity-projects, Julia tried herself as an actress, appearing in such shows as “Within These Walls”, “A Bunch of Fives”, “Walls” and “Enemy at the Door”. However, she soon realized that acting was not her true passion, and switched to producing various TV and movie projects. Among the projects she has worked on are “Homewrecker” (2010) and the short movie “The Three-Body Solution” (2010). As of 2019, she is still active in her philanthropy endeavors; she is also a full-time mother for her three children.
Personal life, husband actor James Corden
Julia met her future husband for the first time at a charity event in 2009 – James was introduced to Julia by their mutual friend, Dominic Cooper. No one could believe the couple would get along, as James was still recovering from his painful break up with Sheridan Smith (played Cinderella Doe in the “Lark Rise to Candleford” series), the actress James dated for more than eight years. However, Julia and James started dating, and James proposed in 2010, when Julia was already pregnant with their first child.
Their son Max was born on 22 March 2011, and Dominic Cooper became his godfather. The couple married the following year in a ceremony on 15 September at Babington House, Somerset UK, which reputedly cost £250,000. Julia has now given birth to two daughters – Carey on 27 October 2014, and Charlotte on 12 December 2017. The family now resides in their house in Malibu, Los Angeles, California.
Who is James Corden?
James Kimberley Corden was born on 22 August 1978, in Hillingdon, Greater London UK, while he spent his childhood in Hazlemere, Buckinghamshire. His mother, Margaret Corden, was a social worker, and his father, Malcolm Corden, was a musician in the Royal Air Force orchestra. Later James faced some misunderstanding with his father, as Malcolm quit his job of a musician and became a salesman of Bibles and other religious book, while James announced that he wasn’t even a Christian anymore, though he attended the Salvation Army church when he was a young boy.
James started his career on the stage of the Prince Edward Theatre in 1996, playing a minor role in “Martin Guerre”. Later he appeared on Broadway, with his “One Man, Two Guvnors” production, for which he was rewarded with Tony Awards in June 2012. In 2015 he won the BAFTA Britannia Award in the category of “British Artist of the Year”. As to his movie and TV career, James could be seen in such series as “Doctor Who”, “Gavin & Stacey” and “How to Lose Friends & Alienate People”.
Being a talented singer, he has had many voice-over roles in such projects as “Where Have I Been All Your Life?”, “The Emoji Movie” and “Peter Rabbit”. James project “Carpool Karaoke” became a YouTube phenomenon after his episodes with Adele and Michelle Obama, as the videos went viral, and attracted millions of views on the social media platform.
Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts
Julia spends a lot of time with her children – the tabloids often catch her and James walking with their three kids.
She also likes attending theatres and various charity events, such as Save the Children (London) and many others.
Appearance, clothing style
Julia has blonde hair and blue eyes. She is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall and weighs around 121lbs (55kgs); her vital statistics are 34-26-35. As to her clothing style, she is often seen in casual clothes, as it is the most comfortable for her when spending time with her kids; her favorite clothes accessory is a scarf.
Net worth and salary
As Julia is mostly busy with her charity projects and non-profit events, her husband James is the main person who earns money in their family. The annual salary for his hosting “The Late Late Show with James Corden” is around $5 million, adding to his earnings for acting in movies and on the stage in various theatre productions. All in all, James’ net worth is estimated to be around $12 million. The family owns two houses: one in Malibu, Los Angeles (with six bedrooms, seven bathrooms and a private gym), and another one in the prestigious area of Belsize Park, London. Their mansion in Malibu is rumored to cost $25 million.