Duncan James

Birth Day April 7th, 1978
Birth Place Salisbury, United Kingdom
Age 46 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Aries

About Duncan James

An English actor, Duncan James is famous for starring as Ryan Knight in the British soap opera "Hollyoaks". He also made the role of Puck in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the age of 15. He is also well known for appearing in several films and TV series such as "The Bill", "Grease: The School Musical", "Hannah-Oke", "Big Star's Little Star", "Pointless Celebrities", "The Chase, "First Dates Hotel", and many other. He can be seen in "Celebs on the Farm", "Help" and in "The Celebrity Circle" in 2021.

Blue Band Members, Antony Costa, Duncan James, Lee Ryan and Simon Webbe.

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Being an actor, James is also a singer too. He released his debut solo album, "Future Past" in 2007 whereas his band Blue released their debut studio album, "All Rise" in November 2001. He and the band, Blue reunited in 2011 to represent the UK at the Eurovision song contest with the song "I Can" however, they ended up coming in 11th place. James has worked occasionally as a television presenter, having presented the 95.8 "Capital FM's Party" in the Park for the Prince's Trust (2003 and 2004), and ITV2's coverage of the TV series "Soapstar Superstar".

Early Life and Family

Duncan James took birth on 7th April 1978 in Salisbury, United Kingdom where he raised and grew up. Born to an English family, he holds British nationality. He came from British-White ethnicity making him the race of White. He is religious and his religion is strict Catholic. Being born on 7th April, his birth date falls under Aries. Recently, he has celebrated his 43rd birthday.

Duncan James, Young Age Picture

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Duncan opened his eyes for the first time in the lap of his mother, Fiona Inglis. His father's name is still a mystery. He has two step-siblings Julian (paternal half-brother), and Tara (paternal half-sister).

Duncan James with his mom

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Talking about Duncan's education, he completed his education at Dumpton School (where his grandfather worked as a music teacher), Milldown School (Blandford Forum), Corfe Hills School (Broadstone), and Sidmouth College (East Devon).

Duncan James Personal Life and Daughter

Duncan James has been in a long-term relationship with Rodrigo Reis since 2019. The couple met shortly after Duncan appeared on Channel 4's "First Dates Hotel". Regarding his sexuality, he defined himself as bisexual in an interview with the "News of the World" on 12th July 2009. James came out privately as gay to fellow band member Simon Webbe in 2012. He also publicly released pictures of him in July 2019 with his current boyfriend, Rodrigo, adding that he is "proud to be gay".

Duncan James and his partner, Rodrigo Reis

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Furthermore, James has a daughter, Tianie Finn, who was born in February 2005, with former girlfriend Claire Grainger whom he dated from 2002 to 2005. He also dated Tara Palmer Tomkinson from 2008 to 2009. In 2013, James stated that he would like to have another child with Claire Grainger.

Duncan James Daughter, Tianie Finn

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Duncan James Net Worth 

Versatile actor as well as singer, Duncan James has a net worth of around $1 million to $5 million as of 2021 whereas he earns a fine amount of salary which is also in thousands of dollars per year. James hasn't done endorsement work for any brand as his major source of income is from his acting and singing career.

Duncan James Body Measurements - Height and Weight

Duncan James is a handsome guy who has a height of 5 ft 11 in or 180 cm. He has a body weight of 84 kg or 185 lbs with an average body build type. He has dark brown hair and blue eyes color.


  • 2003 - "Bo' Selecta!"
  • 2006 to 2007 - "Soapstar Superstar: Extra Tracks"
  • 2007 - "Dancing on Ice"
  • 2007 - "DanceX"
  • 2007 - "Comedy Showcase"
  • 2009 - "Plus One"
  • 2009 - "The Bill"
  • 2009 - "Grease: The School Musical"
  • 2009 - "Hannah-Oke"
  • 2010 - "Don't Stop Believing"
  • 2010 to 2011 - "Scream! If You Know the Answer"
  • 2012 - "Spy"
  • 2013 - "Celebrity Juice"
  • 2013 - "Big Star's Little Star"
  • 2016 to 2018 - "Hollyoaks"
  • 2016 - "Pointless Celebrities"
  • 2017 - "The Chase"
  • 2019 - "First Dates Hotel"
  • 2021 - "Celebs on the Farm"
  • 2021 - "Help"
  • 2021 - "The Celebrity Circle"

Duncan James became the first contestant to be eliminated from The Celebrity Circle

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Studio albums

  • 2006 - "Future Past"


  • 2004 - "I Believe My Heart"
  • 2006 - "Sooner or Later", "Can't Stop a River", "Amazed"
  • 2008 - "Greatest Love of All"

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