Birth Day December 5th, 1992
Birth Place Raleigh, North Carolina
Age 31 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius

Matt James Biography

Matt James is an American television personality, real estate broker, entrepreneur, and community organization founder. He is the first Black lead to be ever cast in the history of an 18-year run reality show, "The Bachelor" in season 25. He came to public attention after he was introduced as the best friend of Tyler Cameron, a former "The Bachelorette" contestant. Back then, he worked at PNC Bank in Pittsburgh where he works for CBRE Group, Inc., a commercial real estate company in New York City. He is also active in social media with more than 573K followers on his Instagram account under the account name @mattjames919. Scroll down to know more details about his Full Biography, Interesting Facts, Personal Life, Untold Story, Career Timeline & more.

Everything To Know About Abigail Heringer

Matt James' season of The Bachelor debuts on 4th January 2021. As we know that the dozens of women battling for his heart while the show filmed last fall at the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington, Pennsylvania. Among this intel (available here, if you're into spoilers) is the recipient of James' first impression rose: Abigail Heringer, a 25-year-old financial manager. 

Matt James and Abigail Heringer


Matt James is famous for being a television personality. He is best known for being the first black lead in the history of an 18-year run ABC reality show, "The Bachelor". 

Matt James, a famous TV Personality

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Matt James was born on 5th December 1991. His place of birth/hometown is in Raleigh, North Carolina, the USA. He holds an American nationality and his ethnic background is African-American. His race is Black. His Zodiac sign is Sagittarius and his religion is Christian. Talking about his family, he was born to his parents; Pat (mother) and Manny (father). He was raised by his single mom. He also has an older sibling, a brother named James. Talking about his education, he attended Sanderson High School in the year 2010 before going to Wake Forest University. He finished his education graduating with a major degree in Economics from the University in the year 2015. During his days at university, he was a member of the University's football team and played as a wide receiver for the Wake Forest Deamon Deacons and also was a part of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. After graduating, he tried his hand at the NFL, earning a tryout with the Carolina Panthers and the New Orleans Saints. As of 2020, he celebrated his 29th birthday which makes his age 29. 

Matt James is a handsome man with an athletic body build. He has a tall height of 6 ft 5 in or 1.96 m. His balanced weight consists of 75 KG or 165 lbs. His body measurement is 37-33-35 inches. He has a brown facial complexion with black hair and a pair of brown eyes. He definitely has emerged as another teen sensation in the scene. Young girls don't seem to get enough of this superstar to be. He's charming, successful, and popular, what is there to not love about him? His ethnic background is probably one of the reasons for his bold and extremely attractive personality. His physique combined with his perfect height and masculine look takes him to the top of the desired list in the young gen women. He undeniably has the quality that appeals to the opposite sex. 

Matt James Career

  • Initially, James worked at PNC Bank in Pittsburgh where he works for CBRE Group, Inc., a commercial real estate company in New York City.
  • Additionally, he is also the founder of ABC Food Tours, a non-profit organization that educates children in underserved communities about food and exercise in New York City. 
  • Talking about "The Bachelor", Tyler Cameron's mother nominated him to be a contestant on "The Bachelorette" before her death. 
  • He was then originally cast to be a contestant for season 16 of "The Bachelorette", starring Clare Crawley, but after filming was delayed due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, he was instead selected to be the next Bachelor for season 25 of The Bachelor. 
  • During the pandemic of COVID-19, he spent much of lockdown in Tyler Cameron's Florida house along with other 5 other adults including Hannah Brown. They have been creating content on TikTok starting from March 2020, under the name @TheQuaratineCrew.
  • He is the first black Bachelor lead in the show's history. Thus, he is about to make his debut in television with his appearance in season 25 of the popular reality show, "The Bachelor" starting in 2021. 
  • Besides this, he is also a huge supporter of racial equality as he also raised voice to protect black people's rights during "The Black Movement 2020". 

Matt James, the first black Bachelor lead for The Bachelor in season 25

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Matt James Affairs and Girlfriend

Matt James is not married yet and he is still to get married. He is assumed to be single as of now. Being a handsome man, many girls are willing to hook up with him but he has made his mind to remain loyal and to find his perfect match in season 25 of "The Bachelor". He claims that he has never been in love before. In the promo video for Matt James's season of The Bachelor, host Chris Harrison can be heard telling James "You said you've never been in love? My job is to change that." In another promo clip, shared on The Bachelor's Instagram account, James says he is ready to "finally find love". As of today, he is enjoying his present life happily. He is currently focusing on his carer rather than spending his valuable time making a girlfriend. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. 

Back then, he was in affairs with Madison Nelson who was almost a contestant for his season of "The Bachelor". He has also made headlines after he was introduced as the best friend of Tyler Cameron, a popular television personality, with whom he met while playing football at Wake Forest University, and have been best friends ever since.  

Matt James and Tyler Cameron

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Matt James Net Worth & Salary

Matt James is a famous TV personality who is the first black Bachelor lead for The Bachelor in season 25. As of 2021, his net worth is estimated to have $250 Thousand. Whereas his exact salary is still to get unfold yet but there is no doubt in the mind of his follower that he is making a good amount of money from his career. His major source of wealth comes from his TV career. Being a real estate broker, he is also making a cool amount of money. At present, he is satisfied with whatever he is receiving and he is living a cool lifestyle from his earnings. 

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