James Newman Net Worth (2024): Height, Age, Full Name, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On April 16th, 2022

James Richard Newman, known as James Newman, is a 36 years old well-known British Singer, Musician, Songwriter, and Record Producer. He started his career as a songwriter in 2013 to 2019. He participated in the Eurovision Song Contest and “The Things We Do” in 2020-2021. The latest song written by Newman is “Embers”, released on March 11, 2021, for the Eurovision contest but got rejected.

James Newman's Net Worth

As of 2024, James Newman's net worth is estimated to be $4 million.

Net Worth$4 million
Given NameJames Richard Newman
Famous NameJames Newman
Source(s) of FameSinger, Songwriter, Musician, Record Producer
Date of BirthOctober 19, 1985
Place of BirthSettle, England
RelationshipsMarried, Cloe Tighe,
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Early Life

James Richard Newman is the name given to James Newman by his family at birth. On October 19, 1985, he was born in Settle, Yorkshire dales, England. Newman got his early education from his hometown.

Newman has a brother named John Newman, and his mother’s name is Jackie. James’s father left them all when Newman was only eleven years old. His mother took care of her sons by herself, earning as a receptionist. So the two brothers live with their mother and without their father.

Career Highlights

James Newman was fond of music since childhood. He used to listen to music and wrote and produced songs with his brother. James earned a reputation and established himself as a songwriter in England. He started his career in 2013 and co-wrote the famous song “Waiting All Night” with Rudimental and Ella Eyre. The song crossed boundaries, people liked it a lot, and it went viral as a top UK single. In 2014, Newman won the “Brit Awards for British Single of the Year” for co-writing “Waiting All Night” with Jonny Harris during the Brit Awards 2014.

After that, James co-wrote the song “Blame” with his brother John Newman and Calvin Harris. The song was sung only by John Newman. The song “Blame” topped the UK singles chart and US Billboard Hot Dance/Electronic Songs Chart. It became an international hit, crossing the borders and reaching people’s hearts from Scotland, Norway, Finland, the Netherlands, and Mexico.

A total of forty-two songs are credited to James Newman.

James Newman worked as co-composer for several songs, including “Let ‘Em Talk” in the album Rainbow; by Kesha in 2017. Then again, in 2018, he co-composed Toni Braxton’s song “Copying” for her album ‘Sex &Cigarettes’.

Newman also worked as a featured vocalist from 2018 to 2019, firstly on the song “Therapy” by Dutch DJ Armin van Buuren. This song was a hit in 2018, charting in Belgium, the Netherlands, and the US dance/Mix Show Airplay. He then appeared in the song of a Norwegian music producer and DJ Matoma, “Lights Go Down”, for the album One in a Million. After that, in 2019, he was featured in the song “High on Your Love” by Armin van Buuren.

BBC announced on February 27, 2020, that Newman will represent his country in the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 going to be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He prepared and co-wrote the song “My Last Breath” with Adam Argyle, Ed Drewett, and Lain James, which he later added to his EP called The Things We Do, including the song “Enough” and “Better Man”. Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the event was cancelled.

The event was held in 2021, and Newman was reselected for it. On May 22, The UK directly qualified for the final in the competition of Big Five countries. James released the song “Embers” on March 11, 2021, but it got rejected by both juries and televoters.

Personal Life

Newman has a brother named John Newman; both are brought up by his mother, Jackie Newman because his father left them when he was eleven years old.

James Newman posted his wedding photo with Cloe Tighe on Instagram on August 12, 2019. He wrote the caption, “This weekend I married my best friend and soulmate”.

Social Media

James is an active artist who maintains his social media accounts and is often in contact with his fans and followers. Newman has a massive fan following, including 18.6k followers on Twitter and 32.7k followers on Instagram.


James Richard Newman was born on October 19, 1985, in Settle, England. He worked as a songwriter, musician, and vocalist and represented his country in the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 and 2021. Newman co-wrote and co-composed songs with his brother John Newman and other artists, including Armin van Buuren, Matoma, and the famous band Rudimental. The net worth of James Newman is $ 4Million.

James Newman has sometimes been associated with other Musicians such as Anand Aravindakshan, Rikrok, Tommy Heath, Gary Crosby, Carole Mathews, Anna Slotky, Kang Eun-bi, Valerie O’Connor, and Mario Yedidia.