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|Born||James David T Argent
5 December 1987
Waltham Forest, Leytonstone, London, England, UK
|Residence||Brentwood, Essex, England, UK|
|Occupation||Television personality, singer, Radio DJ|
|Television||The Only Way Is Essex|
|Relatives||Martin Argent (father)
Patricia Argent (mother)
Argent was born on 5 December 1977 in Waltham Forest, London in England of partial Irish ancestry. In 2002 Arg was 16 who won a The Kenny Award at Essex's answer for Oscar theatres. He is the son of Martin and Patricia Argent. In 1992, when he was four years old, Argent moved to Essex with his parents. He has lots of Irish uncles, aunties and cousins in Sligo, Leitrim and Roscommon as well as Kildare and Dublin. His grandather came from Carrick on Shannon, Co. Roscommon and his grandmother from Kildare.
James has long suffered with his weight and has recently been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.
In August 2014, Argent was reported missing from his home when he failed to show up for a scheduled flight; however, he was found just over 24 hours later and tweeted "Hi I'm so sorry to have worried everyone. I'm fine and safe but again can't apologise enough."
The Only Way Is Essex
Since 2010, Argent has been a cast member of the ITV2 reality series The Only Way Is Essex. He had appeared in series 1 with his ex-girlfriend Lydia Bright, who also appeared in series 2 and is also best friends with fellow TOWIE cast member Mark Wright. Finally, Argent opened his own theatre during at the studios in Essex on TOWIE Live in December 2012.
Celebrity Super Spa
|2013||Celebrity Super Spa||Himself|
|2012||Big Brother's Bit on the Side||Himself||Guest|
|2011, 2013||Loose Women||Himself|
|2011||Gordon's Christmas Cookalong Live||Himself||Guest|
|2011, 2013||All Star Family Fortunes||Himself||Contestant (TOWIE vs. Benidorm), Argent family|
|2011||Britain's Got More Talent||Himself||Guest|
|2010—present||The Only Way Is Essex||Himself||Main cast|
|2010||The 50 Funniest Moments of 2010||Himself||Guest|
- James Argent shows 2st weight loss
- James Argent hands Gemma Collins's aerobics class
- "Towie star James Argent reported missing, police say". The Guardian. 30 August 2014. Retrieved 30 August 2014.
- ITV: The Only Way Is Essex star James Argent 'safe and well'
- Culzac, Natasha (30 August 2014). "Towie's James Argent found safe and well after being reported missing - News - People - The Independent". The Independent. Retrieved 30 August 2014.