James Argent

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James Argent
Born James Martin Argent
(1987-12-05) 5 December 1987 (age 26)
Waltham Forest, Leytonstone, London, England, UK
Residence Brentwood, Essex, England, UK
Nationality British
Occupation Singer, Actor, Radio DJ
Years active 2010-present
Television The Only Way Is Essex
Religion Catholic
Relatives Martin Argent (father)
Patricia Argent (mother)

James Martin "Arg" Argent (born 5 December 1987 in Waltham Forest[1]) is an English singer, actor, and radio host. He was born in Waltham Forest, Greater London UK. Arg appeared in ITV2's The Only Way is Essex in Series 1 in 2010. He split up with Lydia Bright and Gemma Collins. He said he was born in 1987. As a radio host he joined Hospital Radio.

Early life[edit]

James Argent was born on 5 December 1987 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[2]for Oscar theatres. He was also attended at Catholic high school in Woodford[disambiguation needed] with Form T. He is the son of Martin and Patricia Argent. In 1992 when he was four years old, Arg moved to Essex with his parents

Personal life[edit]

Argent attended Catholic School in Woodford. Argent began acting and singing in 2002 after winning The Kenny Award at Kenneth More Theatre in Ilford, East London.


The Only Way Is Essex[edit]

Since becoming a member in ITV2's reality TV series The Only Way Is Essex in 2010. He had appeared in Series 1 with his ex-girlfriend Lydia Bright, who also appeared in Series 2. He is also best friends with fellow TOWIE cast member Mark Wright. Finally he opened his own theatre during at the studios in Essex on TOWIE Live in December 2012.

Loose Women[edit]

He has also appeared in Loose Women in 2011-13, since Arg had performed Frankie Valli's song "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" and Frank Sinatra's "That's Life".

Celebrity Super Spa[edit]

In late 2013, Arg participated in the first series of the Channel 5 reality series Celebrity Super Spa, along with Helen Flanagan, Rustie Lee, John Burton-Race, Jody Latham and Yvette Fielding.


Year Show Role Note
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 Popatron Himself
2010 The 50 Funniest Moments of 2010 Himself Guest


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