Duncan James Biography
Duncan James is an English singer, actor and television presenter. He is best known as a member of the boy band Blue from 2000 to 2005 and again from 2009 following their reformation. He is also known for playing Ryan Knight in Hollyoaks.
Amazing stuff kris. Xxxx https://t.co/dqD40mPk9G
— Duncan James (@MrDuncanJames) July 20, 2019
Duncan James Age
Duncan James is 41 years old.
Duncan James Early life
James grew up an only child in Dorset and was raised primarily by his mother and grandparents after his father abandoned his mother before he was born.
Duncan James Religion
He was raised as a “strict Catholic”.
Duncan James Education
Duncan James educated at Dumpton School (where his grandfather worked as a music teacher), Milldown School (Blandford Forum), Corfe Hills School (Broadstone), and Sidmouth College (East Devon).
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Duncan James Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth in 2019 approximated as $2 Million Approx
Duncan James Early Career
At the age of 15 he played Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. He played Dr Watson in Sherlock Holmes for Sidmouth Youth Theatre.
Duncan James Personal life
According to an interview he gave to Gabby Logan on BBC Radio 5 Live on 28 July 2007, he is a great-grandson of Herbert Chapman, the manager of the Arsenal football team of the 1930s.
Just found out my mums lovely dog “jack” has gone blind due to his diabetes. So so sad. He’s such a lovely and good boy 🙁 has this happened to anyone else’s dog? pic.twitter.com/aztUE6rDG1
— Duncan James (@MrDuncanJames) July 19, 2019
Duncan James Family
James is a great-grandson of Herbert Chapman, the manager of the Arsenal football team of the 1930s.
Duncan James Wife
Duncan James Daughter
James has 14-year-old daughter Tianie-Fin from a previous relationship. Tinie was born on 26th February 2005 by Claire Grainger.
Duncan James Sexuality, Gay
He defined himself as bisexual in an interview with the News of the World on 12 July 2009. In an interview in 2014, James specified that he may have sex with women but still identifies as a gay man.
Blue star Duncan James reveals his biggest fear about coming out https://t.co/0hES4dAlVh
— DS Breaking News (@digitalspybrk) July 13, 2019
Duncan James Music Career
James traveled to London to pursue a music career, where he met up with future bandmates Anthony Costa, Simon Webbe, and Lee Ryan.
Blue released their first single in May 2001, and over the next four years, the group sold millions of albums both in Great Britain and across Europe.
Blue split up in 2005 each member working on solo projects though a duet by James and Keedie I Believe My Heart, from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Woman in White, had already come out in England in 2004.
In the spring of 2006 James’ true first single, Sooner or Later, was released, followed by the full-length Future Past.
In celebration of Blue icon, Duncan James, coming out, I’d like to reshare the finest piece of journalism ever to appear in the British press. A precursor to the Bros documentary. A joy from beginning to end.https://t.co/TpAZMu9yD6
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Duncan James Television Career
James worked as a television presenter, having presented the 95.8 Capital FM’s Party in the Park for the Prince’s Trust, and ITV2’s coverage of the TV series Soapstar Superstar.
His other presenting work includes Pop City Live, Variety Club Showbusiness Awards 2004, T4 Movie Special: Spider-Man 2, Record of the Year: Downloaded and GMTV’s Entertainment Today.
Duncan James Boyfriend, Rodrigo Reis
The former Blue singer is dating Brazilian Rodrigo Reis. He shared an adorable snap on Twitter of them cuddled up; confirming their relationship.
Clicked on a Daily Mail article about Duncan James & his new boyfriend to find all the comments were really positive and heartwarming. pic.twitter.com/mooopSfIDr
— Generation Why Me? (@GNRTNWhyMe) July 21, 2019
James had long been afraid to come out of the closet but is now “happy in my skin” and “proud to be gay” after finding love with his muscular new boyfriend.
The snap sparked dozens of advice of support from Duncan’s Twitter followers.
Duncan James Twitter
I posted this pic on my Insta yesterday & couldn’t get over the amazing response, comments and love from people. I didn’t identify as a gay man for many years because of my own issues with coming out, but finally im happy in my skin & this guy next 2 me makes me proud 2 be gay.❤️ pic.twitter.com/pXOQjBknFe
— Duncan James (@MrDuncanJames) July 21, 2019
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Fast Facts You Need to Know
- Duncan, 41, came out as bisexual in 2009 before revealing he was actually gay in 2012
- He looked extremely loved-up as he cozied up to his Brazilian boyfriend Rodrigo Reis in the selfie
- The Blue singer has been incredibly open about his sexuality in recent years and said in 2017 he thought it was ‘the right thing’ to come out
- Duncan also shares daughter Tianie, 13, with ex-girlfriend Claire Grainger, and previously dated the late socialite Tara Palmer-Tomkinson
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