James Corden doubles wealth to £50m after move to Hollywood

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JAMES Corden’s move to Hollywood has left him sitting on a £50million pot, accounts show.

The Late Late Show host’s wealth has more than doubled since it was last estimated at £22million.

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James Corden’s move to Hollywood has left him sitting on a £50million pot, accounts show

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James became a partner at an Anglo-American TV and film production company called Fulwell 73

His personal fortune has soared after he became a partner at an Anglo-American TV and film production company called Fulwell 73.

Latest available accounts show the company has assets worth £140million.

James, 42, is one of five full partners — meaning his share is worth £28million.

A source said: “James took a huge gamble when he moved to LA in 2015 to anchor The Late Late Show. It could have spectacularly backfired, but it has paid off big time.

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The Late Late Show host’s Carpool Karaoke segment with showbiz pals such as Adele has proved a global hit

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James lives in a £7.3million LA mansion with wife Julia and their three young children

“His career has gone from strength to strength and shows no sign of slowing down.”

James first shot to fame in Britain after writing and starring as loveable Smithy in BBC sitcom Gavin & Stacey.

He moved to the US in 2014 after being offered £4million a year to present nightly chat show The Late Late Show.

His Carpool Karaoke segment featured showbiz pals such as Adele and Sir Paul McCartney and has proved a global hit.

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James and Sir Paul McCartney joke on The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke segment

He now lives in a £7.3million LA mansion with wife Julia and their three young children.

Fulwell 73 co-produces The Late Late Show and was behind Netflix footie documentary Sunderland ’Til I Die.

The company has also produced content for Justin Bieber, Robbie Williams, Jimmy Carr, One Direction, Michael McIntyre and Jack Whitehall.

The source said: “James has a invested wisely in Fulwell, which is a company he cares deeply about. He and the other partners have developed it and made it blossom and it is in a very healthy financial state.

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James was made an OBE in 2015 and last year he was praised for paying wages for his Late Late Show team out of his own pocket after Covid hit filming

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James first shot to fame after writing and starring as loveable Smithy in BBC sitcom Gavin & Stacey

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“It has a lot of overheads and his share isn’t cash in the bank but there is no doubt it has been a good investment.”

But James, made an OBE in 2015, was praised for paying wages for his Late Late Show team out of his own pocket after filming was hit by Covid.

He is said to be about to start negotiating a new contract.

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