Is James Righton Married? His Bio, Age, Wife and Net worth

Is James Righton married? Yes, he is. His wife’s name is Keira Knightley (born on 26 March 1985) who is an English actress, singer and voice actress. The couple started dating in February 2011 from which they became too close. They celebrated their wedding on 4 May 2013 in Mazan, Vaucluse, France.


James Righton with his wife


In May 2015, the pair welcomed their first child as a daughter named Edie. They expanded their family life by welcoming their second child as a daughter in September 2019. The family of four is currently living in Canonbury, Islington. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Righton:


Who is James Righton?

Born as James Nicholas Righton, he landed the planet on 25 August 1983, which makes his age be 37 years old as of 2020. By profession, he is an English musician and singer who released his first solo album titled ‘The Performer’ in March 2020.


Righton’s Early Life and Education

Righton was born in 1983 and his place of birth is in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England. He was born to an English parent belonging to the white ethnicity background. Talking about his family background his father is a musician who encouraged James from an early age. His father used to take him on various performances with the band. Regarding his education, James was enrolled at Stratford-upon-Avon High School during which he met Simon Taylor-Davis.


Career and Professional Life of Righton

James initially started his career as a music teacher. He used to perform in several events and, also went for the Benicàssim festival where he met Simon Taylor-Davis again. Righton and Taylor-Davis met Jamie Reynolds in New Cross, London and the three decided to record and perform live under the name of “Klaxons”. The band was also joined by Finnigan Kidd as a drummer in 2005. Wen Kidd left the band, Steffan Halperin joined them.

In 2006, the band was signed to Polydor Records through which they made multiple successful tours. In 2016, he joined Marathon Artists/House Anxiety. He is also the co-writer of multiple hit songs including the lead single “The Third Degree” from Honeyblood’s 2019 album.


Righton’s Personal Life

James Righton is married to Keira Knightley since 4 May 2013. The couple has an age gap of two years as James is older than his wife. His wife is an actress who is known for her appearances in the movies like romantic drama film Pride & Prejudice (2005), romantic war drama film Atonement (2007), historical drama film The Imitation Game (2014), biographical adventure film Everest (2015), docudrama film Official Secrets (2019) and so on.

Righton and his spouse are blessed with two daughters named Edie Knightley Righton (born in May 2015) and Delilah Knightley Righton (born in September 2019).


Body Measurements of Righton

English musician James Righton stands at a perfect height of 5 feet and 9 inches. He is said to be weighing about 65 kilograms. Righton has a perfect physique and his amazing personality is the credit of his regular workout plans and strictly followed diet plan.


Righton’s Salary and Net worth

James Righton has an estimated net worth of 1,900,000 USD which is yet to be verified. He is active in the music industry from an early age and has gained a roster of followers. He has already released two solo albums titled The Performer (2020) and Benjamin (2019).


Wiki and Instagram

The biography of musician James Righton is prepared by various wiki sites including Wikipedia. He is also active on Instagram @james__righton where he has amassed more than 13k followers.



There are multiple lessons that we can grab from exploring James Righton’s biography. Music is his passion which is in his blood. His eagerness and craze for music have made his success as a musician in the industry.


Quick Facts

Birth Name: James Nicholas Righton

Date of Birth: 25 August 1983

Place of Birth: Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England

Parents Name: N/A

Profession: Musician

Height: 5 feet and 9 inches

Weight: N/A

Net Worth: $1.9 million

Sexual Orientation: Straight

Marital Status: Married

Spouse/ Girlfriend: Keira Knightley

Children: 2 daughters (Edie Knightley Righton and Delilah Knightley Righton)

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