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Greg James (Gregory James Alan Milward) was born on 17 December, 1985 in Lewisham, London, United Kingdom, is a British radio and television presenter. Discover Greg James's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 35 years old?

Popular As Gregory James Alan Milward
Occupation Radio and television presenter
Age 36 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born 17 December 1985
Birthday 17 December
Birthplace Lewisham, London, United Kingdom
Nationality British

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Greg James Height, Weight & Measurements

At 36 years old, Greg James height is 1.93 m .

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His wife is Bella Mackie (m. 2018)

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Greg James Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Greg James worth at the age of 36 years old? Greg James’s income source is mostly from being a successful . He is from British. We have estimated Greg James's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
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Net Worth in 2019 Pending
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On 20 August 2018, James took over Radio 1 Breakfast from Nick Grimshaw. The pair switched shows, with Grimshaw taking on the Drivetime show from 4pm-7pm. It was announced by the two presenters on Grimshaw's Breakfast Show on 31 May, with Grimshaw joking “It’s time for a change, time for a new show and, most importantly, it’s going to be time for a new wake-up time... preferably around 11:30am”. Both presenters were very excited about the change, with James saying that taking over would be a “big challenge” but he was ready and willing “to give it a go”. His first guest on the show was Wallace the Lion from Blackpool Zoo. The show is broadcast 4 days a week, Mon-Thurs, as part of Radio 1's new timetable.

In February 2018, Greg did his second 'Gregathlon' for Sport Relief: "Pedal to the Peaks." He cycled over 500 miles and climbed Snowdon and Scafell Pike, before the challenge had to be postponed because extreme weather conditions caused by the 'Beast from the East' made the challenge too dangerous to continue. Greg returned to complete the challenge and climbed Ben Nevis on 16 March 2018, raising over £1 million.

On 1 June 2018, James announced his engagement to his girlfriend, Bella Mackie, who is a columnist and author. They married in September of the same year.


On 15 November 2017, James along with Felix White and Jimmy Anderson, began hosting a cricketing podcast 'Tailenders'. This was initially a weekly podcast covering the 2017–18 Ashes series, since 23 May 2018 it was renewed to continue on a weekly basis. Features include 'General Cricketing Sadness', 'Machin's Quiz' and 'Black Wednesday/Xmas Show/App Launch'.

Since 2017, he has co-presented the primetime BBC One music show Sounds Like Friday Night with A.Dot.

Together with newsreader Chris Smith, James wrote the children's book series Kid Normal. The first one was published by Bloomsbury and released on 13 July 2017 in the UK and the second one the following March. The first book was the biggest selling children's debut of the year and have sold over 100,000 copies combined. The books have also been released in 19 other languages around the world.


In March 2016, he hosted a segment of the Sport Relief telethon with Alesha Dixon. James has guest presented several episodes of The One Show.

In November 2016, James co-presented the BBC's Children in Need appeal for the first time. He also presented the Children in Need Rocks for Terry concert at the Royal Albert Hall with Fearne Cotton.

Between 2016 and 2017, Greg presented BT Sport's cricket coverage of the South Africa tour to Australia.

In February 2016, for Sport Relief, Greg underwent the tough challenge, dubbed the 'Gregathlon', of completing five Triathlons in 5 days, in 5 different cities across the UK, hosting his Drivetime Radio 1 show after completing his daily Triathlon, raising £1 million for charity.


Due to changes in release dates of music worldwide, since 10 July 2015 James' former Friday show was taken up by The Official Chart between 1600 and 1745, followed by Dance Anthems between 1800 and 1900.

In May 2015, he played a police officer in the BBC Three comedy murder mystery series Murder in Successville. Also in 2015, James co-wrote and starred in the Comedy Feeds episode Dead Air.

In February 2015, he, Chris Smith, Yasmin Evans (of 1Xtra Breakfast) and Alex Jones traveled to Uganda to take part in Operation Health. There, they helped to rebuild the Iyolwa Health Centre in Eastern Uganda, using money raised by Comic Relief. He blogged about it here. In total, the Radio 1 audience raised £551,405.


He again hosted the BBC's coverage of festivals including Radio 1's Big Weekend, T in The Park, Reading, and Glastonbury in the summer of 2014.

In September 2014, James hosted the closing ceremony of The Invictus Games with Clare Balding live on BBC Two. In 2015, he presented the BBC Three reality game show I Survived a Zombie Apocalypse.

In 2014, James was part of 'Team Coe' in the Sport Relief 'Clash of The Titans'. His team won the competition held at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. He took part in the cycling, synchronized swimming and swimming relay.


James guest hosted the edition of 16 February 2013 of the 5 Live comedy sport programme Fighting Talk, standing in for Colin Murray.

In 2012, James co-presented two series of Unzipped (originally named Britain Unzipped) on BBC Three with Russell Kane and later How to Win Eurovision, a special two-hour show, on 11 May 2013. In December 2012, James and Gabby Logan presented 50 Greatest London 2012 Olympics Moments on BBC Three. The show was broadcast on his 27th birthday.

On 25 September 2013, James along with Kane starred in their chat show Staying in with Greg and Russell on BBC Three. Both later appeared on the Children in Need 2013 appeal night during a Lip Sync Challenge, which James won by performing 'The Circle of Life' from 'The Lion King'.

In January 2013, along with Jack Dee, Mel C, Dara Ó Briain, Philips Idowu and Chelsee Healey, James took part in the Red Nose Day 'Hell and High Water Challenge'. They journeyed along the Zambezi River for 5 days raising money to build a new school in the region. They raised well over £1 million for the charity.

On 2 March 2013, James appeared on the Let's Dance for Comic Relief judging panel alongside Arlene Phillips and Lee Mack.


On 28 February 2012, it was announced that James and Scott Mills would swap shows as of 2 April 2012, meaning James would host the drivetime show (1600-1900) from that date. James's show had a variety of recurring features including: "The 10 Minute Takeover" (Mon-Thurs 1800), "Impossible Karaoke", "Rage against the Answer Machine", "Mayor of Where", "Ask The Nation", "Wrong Uns", "What's My Age Again" prior to "The Official Chart" moving to Fridays, celebrity guests on Thursdays, and Film Reviews with reviewer Ali Plumb. Off the cuff improv games typically include Chris Smith aka: 'Chris Smith with the news' the main afternoon Newsbeat reader.

He is an ambassador for two charities; The Stroke Association and The Lord's Taverners. He also took part in the 2012 NHS Team Give Blood campaign, representing O+.


In 2011, James had a non-speaking cameo role in the Doctor Who episode "Closing Time".

In 2011, James started presenting the BBC Three's coverage of Glastonbury and in August 2012, the Reading and Leeds Festival (both with Fearne Cotton). He presented coverage of T in the Park 2012, alongside Edith Bowman in July. In 2013, James co-presented extensive coverage of Radio 1's Big Weekend on BBC Three with Alice Levine. In June 2013, James once again hosted BBC Three's coverage of Glastonbury, alongside Gemma Cairney.


James was the host of The Official Chart Update, on Wednesday afternoons between 3:30  pm and 4  pm, and 4  pm to 4:30  pm when he moved to drivetime, from its inception in March 2010 until January 2013 when Scott Mills took it over, at the original time of 3:30  pm.


On 21 September 2009, a new schedule was launched on Radio 1, and it was announced that James would move to an early afternoon slot – 1  pm to 4  pm - replacing Edith Bowman, who moved to the weekend breakfast slot.

James is also a TV presenter. In 2009, he presented a TV show for BBC Three called Sun, Sex and Holiday Madness, about British tourists in Magaluf and Young, Jobless and Living at Home, also for BBC Three. He has presented Sound on BBC Two's Switch and he hosted the backstage winners' podium at the 2009 BRIT Awards, which he did again in 2010.


James joined BBC Radio 1 in June 2007, to present Early Breakfast on Friday, and cover for the likes of Sara Cox and Vernon Kay. He presented his first show on Friday 1 June 2007, the day after graduating from university. In October 2007, he was awarded the Early Breakfast Show (4:30  am – 7  am, which was soon changed to 4  am – 6:30  am) five days a week. He presented his first full-time show on Monday 1 October 2007, and his first ever Record of the Week was Hometown Glory by Adele.


Gregory James Alan Milward (born 17 December 1985) is an English radio DJ, television presenter and author. He hosts The Radio 1 Breakfast Show (Monday to Thursday, 06:30–10:00) on BBC Radio 1 and co-presents the BBC television series Sounds Like Friday Night. He is also a co-presenter alongside Felix White and James Anderson on the Tailenders podcast.


The drive time show is traditionally split into two halves, with a fifteen-minute break between 1745 and 1800 for the evening Newsbeat broadcast.