|James Daniel McVey Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11½ in|
|Date of Birth||April 30, 1994|
James Daniel McVey is a British singer and songwriter best known as the lead guitarist and backing vocalist of pop-rock band The Vamps, formed in 2012. The boy band has released several albums, extended plays, and tracks such as Somebody to You, All Night, Meet the Vamps, Wake Up, Night & Day (Day Edition), Night & Day (Night Edition), Cherry Blossom, Missing You, Somebody to You (ft. Demi Lovato), Can We Dance, Too Good to Be True (with Danny Avila ft. Machine Gun Kelly), Oh Cecilia (Breaking My Heart) (ft. Shawn Mendes), Rest Your Love, Just My Type, Better, Married in Vegas, Hands (with Mike Perry and Sabrina Carpenter), and Personal (ft. Maggie Lindemann).
James Daniel McVey
My Sunshine, Jems
Chester, England, United Kingdom
London, England, United Kingdom
- Siblings – Sophie (Younger Sister)
The Vamps band is signed with Prestige Management.
Pop, pop-rock, indie pop
Vocals, lead guitar
Mercury, Virgin EMI Records
5 ft 11½ in or 182 cm
68 kg or 150 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
James McVey has dated –
- Sophie Turner (2014) – From May 2014 to July 2014, fellow actor Sophie Turner and James were romantically linked to each other.
- Kirstie Brittain (2014-Present) – On September 18, 2014, British model Kirstie Brittain and James started dating each other. In November 2014, there was cheating news when Kirstie kissed another guy. But, that didn’t affect their relationship. After spending 4 years together, the couple got engaged in January 2019. They got married on October 30, 2021, at Lulworth Castle in Dorset.
Race / Ethnicity
James McVey is of English and Scottish descent.
Thin body frame
He has modeled for “Saint Kidd” alongside other band members.
Best Known For
Being the lead guitarist and backing vocalist of the pop band, The Vamps since 2012.
As part of the band The Vamps, James released the debut album entitled Meet the Vamps on April 15, 2014, via Mercury Records. It consists of 15 songs, making it 51 minutes long.
It charted at #2 in UK, #3 in Australia, #2 in Ireland, and #40 in U.S. music charts.
It was certified as “Gold” in Britain.
As an actor, he first appeared in the 2015 comedy film Janoskians: Untold and Untrue.
First TV Show
He has only done guest appearances in TV shows. The first one was in the talk show This Morning as a performer in August 2013.
James is a workout buff. He loves working out so much that he can give up his favorite food from Nando’s.
James Daniel McVey Favorite Things
- Color – Red
- Drinks – Naked Juice
- School Subject – History
- Film Series – Lord Of the Rings
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James Daniel McVey Facts
- James owns a cat who is named Mickey. James also has a pet guinea pig.
- James was born in Chester (in England) but relocated to Bournemouth, England at the age of 4.
- His music is influenced by artists such as Taylor Swift and Owl City.
- He is the lead guitarist and backing vocalist of The Vamps band.
- James met The Vamps band member, Brad Simpson in 2011 (some sources say 2012) via YouTube. They started working on their debut album just after that.
- Also, he found Tristan Evans via Facebook and finally Connor Ball through a mutual friend.
- He does not like spiders and hates them.
- He is a huge Taylor Swift fan.
- He bites his nails and considers it as one of his bad habits.
- McVey eats the most as compared to the other three band members.
- He would love to date Kendall Jenner.
- Due to the way he looks, he faced the problem of bullying in school. Also, he was overweight during his school time, so he used to lack during physical education class.
- Before becoming a part of the band, The Vamps, James had released an EP as a solo artist.
- He is the oldest in the band The Vamps.
- He was given the nickname Jems by his YouTuber friend Ebony Day.
- In 2015, James appeared in a PETA ad, where he says “Save a Life: Adopt!”
- They are often compared to another British boyband One Direction.
- Visit his band The Vamps’ official website @ www.thevamps.net.