|Intro||English television personality|
|Is||Actor Television actor Television personality|
|From||England United Kingdom|
|Type||Film, Television, Stage and Radio|
|Birth||5 December 1987, London Borough of Waltham Forest, United Kingdom|
|Residence||Chigwell, United Kingdom|
James Argent (born 5 December 1987) is an English television personality. He is known for being a former cast member on the ITVBe reality series The Only Way Is Essex from 2010 to 2018. He has appeared in other reality series, such as Sugar Free Farm and The Jump, and in 2019, he presented the entertainment segment on Good Morning Britain.
Argent was born on 5 December 1987 in Leytonstone, England. He lived with his brother Mark Argent, his sister Natasha Argent and is the son of Martin and Patricia Argent. In 1992, he moved to Essex with his parents. He attended Trinity Catholic High School in Woodford.
Argent dated Lydia Bright from 2007 to 2012 and 2015 to 2016. In August 2014, Argent was reported missing from his home when he failed to show up for a scheduled flight; however, he was found just over 24 hours later.
In October 2014, Argent was suspended from The Only Way Is Essex after failing a drugs test. He attended rehab later that year, and returned to the series in 2015.
From 2010 to 2018, Argent was a cast member of the ITVBe reality series The Only Way Is Essex. In 2013, Argent participated in the first series of the Channel 5 reality series Celebrity Super Spa. In July 2015, it was announced that Argent would make his first pantomime appearance in a production of Cinderella at the Kings Theatre, Southsea. He was cast as Dandini. The production ran from December 2015 until January 2016. In 2016, he took part in the ITV's Sugar Free Farm and Channel 4's The Jump. In December 2018, Argent made another pantomime appearance, as Abanazar in Aladdin, which took place at the Middleton Arena. In 2018, it was announced that Argent had made the decision to leave The Only Way Is Essex.