Matt James Biography and Wiki
Matt James is an American real estate broker, entrepreneur, and community organization founder famously known for his role on the American dating and relationship reality television series The Bachelor.
Fans first swooned over Matt James as a prospective suitor for Clare Crawley’s season of “The Bachelorette” before the announcement that he is taking on the role as the star of his own love story as the first black bachelor in the series’ history.
Matt James Bachelor Age
Matt James was born on December 5, 1991, and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina. He is 30 years old and his zodiac sign is Saggitarus.
Matt James Height
James is fairly tall, Online sources estimate the 29-year-old to stand at a surprising 6 feet 5 inches.
Matt James Education
Discussing his educational background, Matt graduated from Sanderson High School in 2010 before proceeding to Wake Forest University, a private research university in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
James earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Wake Forest University in 2015 where he was also a wide receiver for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons football team from 2011 to 2014.
Matt James Parents
James was raised in Raleigh, North Carolina, the son of Manny and Patty James. Growing up, James was brought up by his mother. He is biracial, having a black dad and a white mom. James identifies as black.
Matt James Dating and Relationship
Before he became the star of Season 25 of The Bachelor, Matt was as single as could be. However, his choice to remain a real-life bachelor before joining the ABC reality television series was seemingly out of financial necessity.
He explained while living in New York, his dating history in New York was pretty much non-existent because he was broke.
“Like, I didn’t have any money, so I couldn’t take anybody out on a date. New York is expensive, so just by default, I wasn’t doing a lot of dating.”
Matt James’s Net Worth
The Bachelor star Matt James has a net worth of $250,000 as of early 2022. This amount is from his extensive career and his TV gig.
Matt James Salary
According to Reality Steve, the current standard rate for bachelors and Bachelorettes is $100,000. Although there are other factors to consider, It’s a good amount for a month or two of work.