Net Worth and Salary

Net Worth and Salary

Journalist Musician

Alex James

Alex James

Who is Alex James?

Alex James is a bassist in the band ‘Blur’ and an English musician, cheesemaker, journalist, and composer. Alex James’s been in bands including Me Me Me, Fat Les, Bad Lieutenant, and WigWam.

Alex James – Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education

Alex James was born in Boscombe, Bournemouth, England, on November 21, 1968. 

Steven Alexander James is his birth name, and he is 53 years old. 

His parents raised him and her younger sister, Deborah James. 

His mother advised him to take violin lessons, but when he was 13, his father acquired a piano and he became interested in music.

Alex is of English ethnicity and has British citizenship.

He studied French at Goldsmiths College after attending the public grammar school Bournemouth School for Boys.

Net Worth of Alex James? Salary, Earning

Alex James has an estimated net worth of roughly $25 million as of 2022, which he has earned from his various professional careers.

Facts of Alex James

Age: 54 years
Birth Date: November 21, 1968. 
Full Name: Alex James
Net Worth: Around $25 million
Profession musician, cheesemaker, journalist, and composer.

Relationship, Married life, Boyfriend/Girlfriend

Alex James has a married life. Since April 2003, he has been married to Claire Neat. 

Claire is a music video director.

Geronimo, the couple’s first son, was born on February 16, 2004, followed by twin boys Artemis and Galileo in April 2006, Sable in August 2008, and Beatrix in December 2009.

The family is currently residing in Kingham, Oxfordshire.

He previously dated Justine Andrew, however, the couple split up in 2002.

Body Measurement- Height, Weight, Hair Color

Alex James stands 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 78 kg. Alex has black hair and dark brown eyes.

Alex James – Professional Career

When James was in his mid-teens, he formed The Age of Contest. 

He joined forces with Jay Burt-Smale and, a few years later, created another band called Mr. Pangs Bang Bang, named after his landlord.

During his student years, he met Graham Coxon and formed the Nichtkunst band. 

Later, he met Coxon’s bandmates, Dave Rowntree and Damon Albarn, and later joined in 1989, but the band lost two other members, Eddie Deedigan and Dave Brolan. 

After that, the band changed its name to Seymour. 

The name was then changed to Blur, and James functioned as the band’s bassist.

The band then published songs like ‘Leisure,’ ‘Modern Life is Rubbish,’ and so on. 

He departed the band in 2002 and, unlike his comrades, has not sought a solo career afterward.

Alex James is during the performance. Source: NME

Later, he worked as a food writer for ‘The Sun,’ and he also writes for Alex James’ weekly column ‘All Things Food’. 

He writes a weekly column called “Muskcing In” for “The Sunday Telegraph.” 

He has also written for publications such as The Observer, The Times, Q Magazine, The Independent, and many others.

In June 2007, he released his autobiography, “Bit of a Blur,” and in September 2011, he released “All Cheeses Great and Small: A Life Less Blurry.” 

He has also collaborated with Demin Hirst, Stephen Duffy, Keith Allen, Jane McDonald, and Gene Loves Jezebel.

He also makes cheese. 

He converted his 200-acre home into a cheese farm and is now making award-winning cheeses such as Good Queen Maude, Blue Monday, Alex James Presents, Farleigh Wallop, and others.

Alex James – Social Media Status

Alex has approximately 350 Facebook fans, but he does not appear to be active on Instagram or Twitter.

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Quick Facts of Alex James

  • Alex is an English musician, cheesemaker, journalist, and songwriter who is best known as the bassist of the band ‘Blur’.
  • He has played with temporary bands like Me Me Me, Fat Les, Bad Lieutenant, and WigWam.
  • Alex has an estimated net worth of around $25 million as of 2022 and he has earned that sum of money from his different professional careers.
  • He replied ‘Circus’ band’s music is shit and his bandmate Damon Albarn was not impressed by James’ attitude and said that James completely pissed him off.
  • Alex has been married to Claire Neat since April 2003.