James Corden's massive net worth revealed as he leaves 'The Late Late Show
The beloved talk show host of The Late Late Show, James Corden, won't be coming back at half-hour past midnight on CBS to humor his legion of viewers. The London native signed off his final season on the late-night talk with the help of Harry Styles, Will Ferrell, and President Joe Biden.
James Kimberley Corden, 44, was a domestic celebrity back home when he came to America eight years ago, looking to expand his career. The multi-hyphenated star; Corden is an actor, writer, comedian, singer, producer, and television host, landed his international breakthrough after he succeeded Craig Ferguson as the host of the show in 2015.
Inside James Corden's Net Worth!
Corden's departure from the viewers-favorite show has brought in many questions about the Emmy-winning host. Fans' curiosities regarding James ranges from his family life, his impending return to the UK, and his accumulated net worth. As per Celebrity Net Worth, the Brit has an estimated net worth of $70 million.
It goes on without saying that the comedian earned much of his staggering wealth after moving to America. Corden allegedly raked a whopping $9 million annually as the late-night host. He had the opportunity to make $50 million had he extended his contract with CBS, but the comedian-turned-host turned it down.
The late-night show catapulted Corden to global fame and upscaled his repertoire to the highest level. It was in his native that the comedian kick-started his stellar career.
James rose to prominence after starring in the hit British drama Fat Friends. Later, Corden found more success in the BBC Three sitcom Gavin & Stacey, which he co-wrote and starred in.
Corden's mainstream success continued as he branched into acting and hosting. The Hillingdon-born hauled enough credits, starring in The Three Musketeers, Into the Woods, Trolls, and The Wrong Man, before breaking through in America.
Corden's other endeavor, besides his successful acting and hosting career that has contributed steadily to his income, is his popular Apple Music segment, Carpool Karaoke, where he takes A-lists celebrities for a ride-along and sing-along. The segment had garnered over 20 million views on Youtube by 2020.
Corden's eight-year-long stint with CBS ended on April 27th!
Corden and his family have been gearing up to bid America farewell since last year. The British host was preparing to sell his $ 9.7 million LA mansion privately last year. Earlier this year, Corden listed the mansion in the market for a whopping $22 million, drawing a staggering $12.3 million in profit if it is sold.
Why Did James Corden Leave The Late-Late Show?
Since bursting onto the CBS late show, Corden has reached what can be best described as the pinnacle of his career. So, when the comedian disclosed his then-impending departure from the talk show in mid-2022, fans were bound to get inquisitive.
Corden then explained that he and his wife, Julia Carey, want their three kids to spend time in their homeland. The Emmy winner also reasoned that he wanted to leave the show while it's still at its best rather than waiting to exit the scene after it turns stale.
James alleged that his busy schedule and the high-profile job came at a cost, and he only realized it after seeing his son's dropped face when he couldn't spend a weekend with the family.
Corden's final episode aired on 27th April, with the comedian relaying a heartfelt message to his American viewers before he departs the show and the country.
"I implore you to remember what America signifies to the rest of the world. My entire life, it has always been a place of optimism and joy," the Gavin & Stacey creator said, before adding, "Look for the light. Look for the joy, because if you do, it's out there. And that’s all this show has ever been about."
An insider recently revealed that continuing the show wasn't a sustainable option anymore.
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The Late-Late Show fame noted how he has witnessed America grow more intolerant in the last eight years and how the nation is slowly losing its essence of joy and optimism. Keeping Cordenal reason aside, an insider recently revealed that continuing The Late Late Show wasn't a viable option anymore.
As per the source the show has been running on losses for a while. Unveiling the talk show's unsustainable situation, the insider said while it cost CBS $60 to $65 million to produce a year to produce the show, it only raked an estimated $45 million.
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