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James Daniel McVey Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

James Daniel McVey Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11½ in
Weight 68 kg
Date of Birth April 30, 1994
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Eye Color

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 YouAll NightMeet the VampsWake UpNight & Day (Day Edition)Night & Day (Night Edition)Cherry BlossomMissing 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 LoveJust My TypeBetterMarried in Vegas, Hands (with Mike Perry and Sabrina Carpenter), and Personal (ft. Maggie Lindemann).

Born Name

James Daniel McVey

Nick Name

My Sunshine, Jems

The-Vamps-James McVey performs at The Joint in July 2014
The Vamps’ James McVey performs at The Joint in July 2014

Sun Sign


Born Place

Chester, England, United Kingdom


London, England, United Kingdom





Singer, songwriter


  • 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 –

  1. Sophie Turner (2014) – From May 2014 to July 2014, fellow actor Sophie Turner and James were romantically linked to each other.
  2. 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.
James McVey and his ex-girlfriend Kirstie Brittain
James McVey and his girlfriend Kirstie Brittain

Race / Ethnicity


James McVey is of English and Scottish descent.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Thin body frame

James McVey shirtless body
James McVey shirtless body

Brand Endorsements

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.

First Album

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.

First Film

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.

Personal Trainer

James is a workout buff. He loves working out so much that he can give up his favorite food from Nando’s.

As per this tweet from James, he is loving his intense workout plan and diet, which has been made by athlete Dickerson Ross.

James Daniel McVey Favorite Things

  • Color – Red
  • Drinks – Naked Juice
  • School Subject – History
  • Film Series – Lord Of the Rings

Source – Supr Tickets,

The Vamps bandmates James McVey, Brad Simpson, Connor Ball and Tristan Evans come to see Pixie Lott performance at Hard Rock Cafe London in November 2015
The Vamps bandmates James McVey, Brad Simpson, Connor Ball, and Tristan Evans come to see Pixie Lott performance at Hard Rock Cafe London in November 2015

James Daniel McVey Facts

  1. James owns a cat who is named Mickey. James also has a pet guinea pig.
  2. James was born in Chester (in England) but relocated to Bournemouth, England at the age of 4.
  3. His music is influenced by artists such as Taylor Swift and Owl City.
  4. He is the lead guitarist and backing vocalist of The Vamps band.
  5. 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.
  6. Also, he found Tristan Evans via Facebook and finally Connor Ball through a mutual friend.
  7. He does not like spiders and hates them.
  8. He is a huge Taylor Swift fan.
  9. He bites his nails and considers it as one of his bad habits.
  10. McVey eats the most as compared to the other three band members.
  11. He would love to date Kendall Jenner.
  12. 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.
  13. Before becoming a part of the band, The Vamps, James had released an EP as a solo artist.
  14. He is the oldest in the band The Vamps.
  15. He was given the nickname Jems by his YouTuber friend Ebony Day.
  16. In 2015, James appeared in a PETA ad, where he says “Save a Life: Adopt!”
  17. They are often compared to another British boyband One Direction.
  18. Visit his band The Vamps’ official website @

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