James Bay

Inside Biography

James Bay is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist, well recognized for his single called Hold Back the River that also certified platinum. Widely known for his soulful lyrics and amazing voice, Bay also has won numerous accolades like Best British Male Solo Artist as well as three nominations at the 2016 Grammy Awards. He released his second studio album, Electric Light in 2018. 

Early Life and Education

James Bay was born on 4th September 1990.  He was born in Hitchin in the United Kingdom. He belongs to the English/British nationality and holds Caucasian ethnicity. He grew up in his hometown Hitchin with his brother Alex Bay

James Bay had dreams of becoming a musician from a very early age. At the age of only 11, he was inspired to play the cla s sical guitar which he became good at it in no time. James Bay went to Hitchin Boys School for his early education.


James Bay made a mark in the world of music within a short span of time. He released the album Chaos and the Calm in the year 2015, and it was, a huge blockbuster to say the least. His songs topped the U. K charts and did amazingly well in the U.S charts too.

His most known singles  Let It Go and Hold Back the River were a huge hit worldwide. Other singles to his name include the likes of Scars and When We Were On Fire.

James Bay has done amazing in his tours as well. His last tour called Headlining sold out, it included acts such as Boardmasters and Chaos and the Calm Tour.

In the year 2015, he was awarded the very prestigious BRIT Award in the category of Critics Choice. He has also won the GQ Men of the Year Awards for the category of Best Breakthrough Artist.

In May 2018, the artist went on to release his second studio album, Electric Light. The album also reached number 2 o the Uk Albums Cart. Furthermore, James along with Alicia Keys released a duet version of the album's third single, Us, in the same month.  

What Is His Net Worth in 2019? 

James Bay has an estimated net worth of $8 million, according to celebrity net worth, in 2019. The singer has made the majority of his aforementioned net worth from his successful music career and dozens of successful tours.  

The singer owns a house in Niagara St, Vancouver Island. The house's worth is $1.499 million. It features four bedrooms and four bathrooms.  

His Long Relationship With His Girlfriend Lucy Smith 

James Bay is not married yet. The 29-year-old doesn't plan to have a wife anytime soon.  However, he has a  girlfriend, Lucy Smith. The couple has been dating since their teenage even the singer did not get fame as a tousle-haired troubadour with hits like 2014's Hold Back the River. 

They yet to give any signs about their marriage and engagement. They are leading their relationship very well and still seem more supportive and devoted to each other. 

by Bchrome, 08 Jun, 2017

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