James DeBarge is a well-known American R&B or soul singer. He is best recognized for being the lead vocalist in the singing family group. He has only been a part of few songs in his career till date but all of them are people’s favorite. His all songs are chartbusters and successful. James is currently inactive in the music industry as he has been deliberately trying to become a good skipper to his children. The singer’s sons and daughters are following his steps and want to be a singer like their father.
Early Life and Education
James was born and grown up in Detroit, Michigan. He was born to mother Etterlene Abney and father Robert DeBarge. His mother is a famous singer and author. James was the seventh child of Etterlene.
James’s birth and childhood bio
According to the bio, James was born on 22nd August 1963 making his current age 54 years. As both of his parents were related to the musical field, he got a chance to a lot of things from them. James considers the parents as his greatest music tutors. His siblings were also given musical knowledge alongside him.
Career and Professional Life
James and his siblings began their musical career by starting the family band DeBarge in the early 1980s. It became the perfect musical beginning for him and his siblings Mark, Randy, Andrew, and a niece.
James’s journey to success
The band began doing several stage programs and concerts in order to get proper recognition. They shared stages with some great bands of that time like Atlantic Star, The SOS Band, and The Mary Jane Girls. After becoming people’s favorite they came up with their first release All This Love where James was the lead vocalist. Some other songs released by the group where James contributed as a vocalist are Love me in a Special Way, Rhythm of the Night, and Who’s Holding Donna Now.
DeBarge’s personal life has never been a tranquil one as he had to face several ups and downs in his love life.
DeBarge’s love life
The singer got married to Janet Jackson in 1984 but that marriage was unfortunately annulled in 1995. His second marriage also could not last long. Now, he has three children Kristina, James, and Tory. Kristina was one of the participants in American Juniors and she gave some thrilling performances. James is teaching music to his all three children.
James age might have reached the mid-fifties but he looks quite young. He has perfectly balanced his height and weight ratio and the credit for it goes to his workouts and diets.
James’s physical features
James has a height measuring 5 feet 6 inches or1.71 meters with an average weight of 72 kg. He has black curly hair along with dark brown eyes.
Salary and Net worth
A self-made man James has been able to establish himself as one of the best singers. Along with love, respect, and fame he has also been able to make a good worth.
How rich is James DeBarge?
James estimated net worth is 250 thousand US dollars. He makes an annual income equivalent to 100 thousand US dollars.
Wiki and Facts
James is one among those famous celebrities who love to stay away from the limelight and social media.
DeBarge’s social life
James does not have his personal account in any of the social networking sites. Neither has he made a frequent public appearance. The privacy-loving singer conducts a meet and greets with his fans once in a year. Other than that, he is not in notice often.