James Argent Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

James Argent Quick Info
Height6 ft
Weight101 kg
Date of BirthDecember 5, 1987
Zodiac SignSagittarius
GirlfriendGemma Collins

James ‘Arg’ Argent is a reality TV star who has appeared in TOWIESugar Free FarmCelebs Go Dating, etc. He has struggled to maintain his weight for some time in his life and hence has suffered from anxiety, chronic depression, and low self-esteem.

Born Name

James David Thomas Argent

Nick Name

James Arg

James Argent in an Instagram selfie as seen in September 2016
James Argent in an Instagram selfie as seen in September 2016 (James Argent / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Waltham Forest, London, England


Chigwell, Essex, England




James completed his education at Trinity Catholic High School in Woodford but always wanted to pursue acting as his primary career option and he began doing so in 2002, after winning The Kenny Award at the Kenneth More Theatre in Ilford.


Television Personality


  • Father – Martin Argent
  • Mother – Patricia Argent
  • Siblings – Natasha Argent (Sister) (Athlete)


Force 1 Management manages James Argent.




6 ft or 183 cm


101 kg or 222.5 lbs

James Argent (Left) and Jessica Wright in an Instagram selfie as seen in July 2017
James Argent (Left) and Jessica Wright in an Instagram selfie as seen in July 2017 (Jessica Wright / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

James Argent has dated –

  1. Lydia Bright (2011-2012, 2015-2016) – The TOWIE star was in an on-again-off-again relationship with actress Lydia Bright for 7 years. The two were smitten with each other until his addictions caused her to pull the plug on their romance for good. However, after heading to Thailand to get his life and health back on track, they completely lost touch. The two were back together when he returned from Thailand and things seemed to finally settle. But in 2016, Lydia decided to call off their relationship for good.
  2. Jasmin Walia (2012) – James was reported to be going out with actress Jasmin Walia in 2012.
  3. Victoria Winterford (2017) – James had a fling with personal trainer Victoria in 2017. They were often seen on dates. However, things fizzled out and they decided to break up in the same year.
  4. Gemma Collins (2012-2013, 2017-Present) – Gemma who was James’s co-star on TOWIE began dating James in 2012. The two were also spotted spending Christmas together at Gemma’s place, however, they denied any romantic involvement. Gemma, later, went on to reveal that she is very much in love with James and has even decided the names of their babies.

Race / Ethnicity


James is of Irish Catholic descent.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

His smile

Brand Endorsements

James has done endorsement work for ESSEX SMILES JC.



James Argent in an Instagram selfie as seen in April 2017
James Argent in an Instagram selfie as seen in April 2017 (James Argent / Instagram)

Best Known For

Being one of the earliest cast members on the reality television show The Only Way Is Essex.

First Film

James has not made his theatrical film debut yet.

First TV Show

James made his television show debut on The Only Way Is Essex as one of the main cast members in 2010.

Personal Trainer

James trained with the trainers at Beyond Limits and decided to quit his bad eating habits and began working out. He also ensured that he kept his drinking addiction at bay and Kate Wright, who was also the part of the military boot camp, inspired him to lose weight. He managed to lose 42 pounds in 10 weeks with the help of diet and exercise.

While in Thailand, he continuously posted pictures of his progress and learned Muay Thai boxing, jungle trekking, abseiling down waterfalls and zip-lining. His expertise regimen includes shoulder press, prowler sprints, and lateral raises.

Although James is unable to resist chocolate and sweets, he managed to maintain a healthy lifestyle. He began consulting Muscle Food and following their diet plan.

Below is what James’s diet usually consists of –

  • Breakfast – Liquid Egg Whites (scrambled) on Dr. Zak’s protein Bread Or ‘Free Range’ Strawberry & Apple Protein Porridge
  • Breakfast Snack – Get Fruity Mixed Berry bar
  • Lunch – Tender Beef in Thyme with Rice, Tex Mex Beef Soup
  • Mid Afternoon Snacks – Lean Turkey Jerky, Chocolate Decadence Bar
  • Dinner – Chicken Breast Sausages with Virtually Zero Carb Noodles, Walden Farm Zero Calorie BBQ Sauce Or Protein Pizza (Chicken & Pepper flavor) and Sweet potato wedges
  • Evening Snacks – Kiwi, Pears, Oranges, Cinnamon Protein Pop Corn, Apricot/Mocha Wafer, Peanut Butter Puffs.
  • Cheat Day – Peri Peri Hache Steak with Sweet Potato Fries

James Argent Favorite Things

James’s favorite things are unknown.

James Argent in an Instagram selfie in April 2017
James Argent in an Instagram selfie in April 2017 (James Argent / Instagram)

James Argent Facts

  1. In the past, he has suffered from anxiety, chronic depression, and low self-esteem and even checked himself into a rehab for the same.
  2. He made his pantomime debut as Dandini in Cinderella at the Kings Theatre, Southsea in December 2015. He appeared in the play until January 2016.
  3. James took part in Channel 4’s The Jump and ITV’s Sugar-Free Farm in 2016.
  4. Follow James on Twitter and Instagram.

Featured Image by James Argent / Instagram


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