James McVey Biography

(Guitarist and Back up Vocalist)

James McVey is the guitarist and backup vocalist who is with The Vamps.

Relationship Facts of James McVey

  • James McVey is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of James McVey?

James McVey dated British Actress Sophie Turner from May to July 2014.

Recently, he dated British model Kirstie Brittain from 18th September to November 2014. Currently, he is believed to be single. Furthermore, there are no details regarding his relationship.

Who is James McVey?

James McVey is the lead guitarist and backup vocalist for the pop-rock group The Vamps. With The Vamps, he released hit singles such as ‘Wild Heart’, ‘Last Night, and their debut single, ‘Can We Dance?

Early Life, Childhood, and Education

James was born in Chester, the United Kingdom on April 30, 1994, as James Daniel Mcvey. He moved with his family to Bournemouth, Dorset when he was four years old.

Throughout his childhood years, he was raised along with a sister named Sophie. Music was a big influence in his early life. He is of British nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to a mixed ethnic background of English and Scottish.

James’ educational background is not known at present. However, he stated that during his schooling days, his favorite subject was history. He was so fascinated by the subject that his then-girlfriend gifted him a history book as a present.

James McVey’s Career, Salary, and Net Worth

Initially, James released his solo EP on iTunes, titled ‘Who I Am. The album included tracks like ‘For Sun and Rain’, ‘Who I Am, ‘Move My Way’, ‘You’, and ‘Brightest of Colours’.

Later, he met Bradley Simpson via YouTube in 2011. The duo began writing songs soon.  In 2012, Simpson and James met Tristan Evans through Facebook.

The trio then met Connor Ball via a mutual friend. The band started uploading cover songs to their YouTube channel in mid-2012.

The Vamps uploaded their first original song, ‘Wildhearts’ in July 2013. Following the song’s success, they came up with their debut single ‘Can We Dance’ which received 1 million views on YouTube in its first week itself.

Furthermore, the Vamps eventually launched their record label ‘Steady Records. Additionally, in October 2016, The Vamps released their autobiography, called ‘The Vamps: Our Story 100% Official’.

All in all, James’ band has released three albums to date, ‘Meet the Vamps’, ‘Wake Up’ and ‘Night & Day.

The Vamps has won numerous awards. The band won 4 Music Video Honours and The Hot Hits Awards in 2013. Furthermore, they won BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards and Melty Future Awards in 2014.

Additionally, they garnered the  Radio Disney Music Awards Teen Choice Awards, and World Music Awards nominations in 2014.

James has not revealed his current salary. Furthermore, he has an estimated net worth of $8 million at present.

James McVey’s Rumors, and Controversy

James became part of a controversy when he appeared on Australia’s Take 40 for an interview recently, and band member Brad Simpson was asked about his relationship status with Lauren Jauregui and James commented inappropriately saying ‘’We all had a bit of a go’’.

Currently, there are no rumors concerning James and his career.

Body Measurements

Talking about his body measurement, James has a height of 5 feet 11½ inches or 182 cm.

Additionally, he weighs 68 kg or 150 pounds. Furthermore, his hair color is light brown and his eye color is blue.

Social Media Profile

James is fairly active on social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram.

He has more than 1.6M followers on Twitter. In addition, he has more than 1.1 million followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 30k followers.

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