James Poyser

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songwriter, composer, recorder, and musician (1967)
Sat Oct 01 2022
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James Poyser is an American personality who is well-known among the people as a songwriter, composer, recorder, and musician. You might not know but he is also one of the members of the hip-hop band The Roots

James came into the limelight after his song He's Not That Into You, and Brown Sugar. In his singing career, he has written and produced many songs for various award-winning artists such as Keyshia Cole, Mariah Carey, and Erykah Badu.

Married To Tonita Poyser

James Poyser is in a married relationship with Tonita Poyser on June 3, 2006. They were childhood friends and later got married. The couple is blessed with four children. 

Picture of James Poyer and his wife Tonita Poyser.
Picture of James Poyer and his wife Tonita Poyser. Image Source: Instagram @jamespoyser

Moreover, it's been a year since they married, but as we can see on their Instagram, they still look like a newly married couple. 

So How Rich Is James? Let's Know His Net Worth 

James Poyser is considered as one of the wealthiest singers in England. He has a net worth of $10 million which includes his income from his singing career, royalties, and assets. 

Moreover, looking at his net worth, we can probably say that he lives in a luxury house.

The Early Life of James

James was born on January 30, 1967, in Sheffield, United Kingdom. His birth sign is Aquarius. Talking about his parent's details, he does not talk much about them but he sometimes posts a picture of them on his social media.

Childhood picture of James Poyser
Childhood picture of James Poyser. Image Source: Instagram @jamespoyser

In addition, he shared a picture of his mother on Mother's Day. Although he has not shared his parents' names he loves them. Andrea Poyser John is her sister's name. 

James Went Through An Car Accident

On July 9, 2013, James had a Car accident where his car got crashed by a truck but thankfully James did not get hurt. He has posted a picture of a truck with the caption:

....and here is the truck that just rear-ended my car...Thank God, I'm ok, but my car is kinda jacked up.

The truck is in dark green color and nameplate with D'Angelo. 

Awards & Nominations

James has won the ''Black Reel Award'' for his song "Love of My Life (Ode to Hip-Hop)" for Best Song. He has also won Grammy Awards for his same music for Best R&B song.

Undun, Surrender, The Emancipation of Mimi, "Love of My Life - An Ode to Hip Hop, Danger, and Things Fall Apart are some of his notable works that got nominated for the Grammy Awards.

About James Child

James is a father of one son Jadyn Poyser who was born on 2006 September 21 similar to Orlando Accorsi. He has good bonding with his father, James, as we can see on James's Instagram; they travel many places together. 

Picture of James Poyser and his son Jadyn Poyser.
James Poyser and his son Jadyn Poyser. Image Source: Instagram @jamespoyser

James calls him junior JD and shares a lot of pictures of his son. He has recently shared an image of his son with the caption:

I'm a day late, but I'm def a super proud parent of this dude right here.

Physical Appearance: Height & Weight 

James Poyser is a handsome guy who stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches (179 cm) same as Shahar Issac and has a total weight of around 72 kg

He has a bald head and brown eyes. More information about his body measurement is still behind the curtain.

Loves Playing Piano

As mentioned earlier James is also a musician but he prefers playing piano to any other instrument. He was quite interested in playing piano since his childhood. 

Picture of James Poyser's Crystal Top Piano.
Picture of James Poyser's Crystal Top Piano. Image Source: Instagram @jamespoyser

Interestingly, he even taught his son to play piano by himself. As he mentioned on his Instagram that he started his music career with piano. He has his own most expensive Crystal Top piano which costs more than $3 million.

How James Started His Journey in Music?

James Poyser started off his music career by joining The Roots, an American hip hop band. In 2009, he became an official member of this band after the release of Things Fall Apart on February 23, 1999, by MCA Records.

After that he along with his band members performed live on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. In short, James has been on many tours with his band ever since he joined The Roots. iTill this date he is regularly performing at the band's live shows. 

Has a Pet

The American songwriter James is a loving and caring person regarding pets and animals. He has his dog, with whom he and his son spend most of the time. 

Picture of James Poyser's son Jadyn Poyser and his dog.
Picture of James Poyser's son Jadyn Poyser and his dog. Image Source: Instagram @jamespoyser

He has a dog of breed Poodle. James shared a lot of pictures with his dog on his Instagram. 

Has IMDb Profile 

James has his own IMDb profile with four credits in the Music department, eleven credits as a composer, three credits as an actor, twenty-seven credits for the soundtrack, six credits for thanks, and the rest for self and archive footage.

According to his IMDb profile, his alternative name is Colin & Tyler Foley. It consists of his awards and nominations, short bio, and related videos.

Social Media Presence

The famous song producer James Poyser is active on social sites, like Instagram and Twitter. He has Instagram with the username @jamespoyser, with more than 48k followers. He mostly posts pictures of his band and image of his son.

He is also on Twitter as @jamespoyser with more than 26k followers; He joined Twitter in August 2008. Moreover, both accounts are verified with blue marks.

 

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