Matt James is an American television personality and businessperson. He is the first Black Bachelor lead for The Bachelor in season 25.

Matt James Biography

James was born on 5th December 1991. He was raised in Raleigh, North Carolina. He is of All-American ethnicity with Caucasian roots. James is 29 years old. His birth sign is Sagittarius. Growing up, James was raised by his mother. He is biracial. He has a white mother and black father. In 2010, James graduated from Sanderson High School, and then he went to Wake Forest University. 

James received his Bachelor of Economics degree from Wake Forest University in 2015, where he was also a major recipient of the Wake Forest Demon Deacons soccer team from 2011 to 2014. In May and June 2015, he had mini-camps with the Carolina Panthers and New Orleans Saints of the National Football League but was not signed by either team.

Full nameMatt James
Date of birth5th December 1991
Age29 years old
Birth signSagittarius
Birth PlaceRaleigh, North Carolina
Famous forTV Personality and businessman
Residing placeNew York, USA
Marital StatusSingle
Social MediaInstagram/ Twitter
Net WorthApproximately $700 thousand
Matt James Career

James joined the PNC Bank in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania after graduating from Wake Forest University. Later, he joined the American Commercial Real Estate and Investment Firm, the CBRE Group, which is the largest commercial real estate services company in the world. At the moment, he works as a broker for the company.

Matt is also a philanthropist besides being a real estate broker. His best friend, Tyler Cameron’s mother, Andrea Cameron, had signed up to be a Bachelorette contestant before her death. However, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, he was selected as the next Bachelor of Bachelor.

Matt James works in real estate. Also, he founded ABC Food Tours, which takes children from underserved NYC communities tours of restaurants around the city to educate, motivate, and inspire them. Matt says that his favorite part of running ABC is working with children in an interview with Cosmopolitan. He added that they are at an age when they are super impressive. No one is born racist or rude, these are all traits of influence and experience. He says that one can potentially change the course of their lives if one can have a positive impact on these students at this age. He also loves to see students try new food.

James was scheduled to compete for Clare Crawley’s Bachelorette season prior his historic Bachelor casting. However, as a result of the Covid 19 pandemic, the show was put on hold. It’s not clear whether or not he’s still going to be a suitor on the show. Matt’s announcement as the first black bachelor was made by June 2020. In early 2021, his season is scheduled to be premiered. 

Matt James Social Media

Matt is quite active in Instagram. He has 944k followers in his Instagram account. Via his stories, highlights, tweets, and more, the actor is seen revealing details about his personal and professional lives. Matt is a well-known influencer with over 500k followers, and he has already begun working with brands such as American Express and Delta. He is also active in Twitter with account, Matt James with 63.1k followers. 

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Matt James Relationship

Matt’s Instagram is full of familiar faces, aside from hanging out with Gigi Hadid while she and Tyler Cameron were a thing. Matt was also in a relationship with his ex-girlfriend, Madison Nelson, before signing up to be the next Bachelor. The two, however, called it quits and did not share the reason with his fans and netizens.

Matt James Net Worth

Matt James has an estimated net worth of 700 thousand dollars as of 2021. As a commercial real estate broker, he earns about $73k per year or more.

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