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James Buckley Net Worth

What is James Buckley’s net worth?

Net Worth:$2 Million
Born:August 14, 1987
Country of Origin:United Kingdom
Source of Wealth:Professional Actor
Last Updated:2021


James Buckley is an English stand-up comedian, actor, musician, and YouTuber from Croydon. He is best known for playing Jay Cartwright in the BAFTA-winning E4 sitcom ‘The Inbetweeners’.

As of 2022, James Buckley’s net worth is roughly $2 million.


Early Life

James Patrick Buckley was born on the 14th of August, 1987, in Croydon, where he attended Thornton School.

It was here while taking part in school plays, that Buckley found out how much he enjoyed performing and from the age of seven started going to a stage school on the weekends.

The Buckley family later moved to Dagenham and by the age of 11, James began his first professional jobs in the West End shows Whistle Down the Wind and Les Misérables. 



Buckley’s first role was in 2001 as Johnny Vaughan’s twelve-year-old godson in the BBC sitcom ‘Orrible’.

He then appeared in a Hellmann’s advertisement in 2004 and in a 2005 music video for the Gravenhurst track ‘I Turn My Face To The Forest Floor’ directed by Ralitza Petrova.

 In April 2011, Buckley received a BAFTA nomination for his role in ‘The Inbetweeners’.

Buckley also does voice-overs using his distinctive voice. He worked with to produce an explanatory animation for the website. Buckley is also the narrator on E4’s show ‘Little Box of Horrors’.

In 2012, Buckley made his directorial debut, where he directed and starred in a music video for the ‘Essex band The Milk’.

In 2016, Buckley started a YouTube gaming channel called Completed It Mate, which has over 419,000 subscribers as of October 2020.

Buckley began starring in the sitcom ‘White Gold’, along with his The Inbetweeners co-star, Joe Thomas in 2017. It has now been commissioned for a second series.

As of 2022, James Buckley’s net worth is $2 million.



Here are some of the best highlights of James Buckley’s career: 

  • The Pyramid (Movie, 2014) 
  • Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (Movie, 2016) 


Favorite Quotes from James Buckley 

“I felt it was too much of a struggle to have a career in the arts. I wanted to be able to retire one day . . . an art career has no guarantees, no pensions and is too risky.” – James Buckley

“To date that has not really been a problem, but there is a lagging effect and the full impact of $70 oil will probably not be felt until the first quarter next year.” – James Buckley

“Ballet is just a vocabulary like English. Most classical ballets emphasize how high a woman can hold her leg, how skinny she is and all the tricks she can do. She may not ever have to express anything but extreme happiness or sadness. These ballets rarely interpret life. They are fables with princesses and fairies.” – James Buckley 

“These issues are still what drive wars today. I wanted to explore the human side of the people of the Holocaust.” – James Buckley 

“All the music from the ballet I found to be expressive and easy on the ears. I like variety . . . I am a child of too much television.” – James Buckley 


3 Life Lessons from James Buckley 

Now that you know all about James Buckley’s net worth, and how he achieved success; let’s take a look at some of the best lessons we can learn from him:


1. Learn How To Handle Rejection Gracefully

It will happen at least once in your life. And it will sting. Learn how to accept it and handle it with grace.


2. Years Of Work Pay Off

Success breeds success. Once you begin to get success in business you can use this success to help other parts of your business.


3. Stay Loyal 

Once you forget the people who helped you achieve success, you are beginning the slow decline from the top.



James Buckley is an English actor and musician who began appearing in film and television projects in the early 2000s.

He is most widely recognized for his work as Jay Cartwright on the hit series, ‘The Inbetweeners’ and its two feature film spin-offs. He has been nominated for multiple awards for his work on the show, including a BAFTA for “Best Male Performance in a Comedy Role”.

As of 2022, James Buckley’s net worth is approximately $2 million.

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Emmy Wallin is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. She is a young Swedish girl from Uppsala, who is currently traveling around the world. Emmy has a big passion for helping others and motivating people. Emmy has been studying celebrities careers, biographies, lifestyles, and net worths for over 3 years. She is the face behind the net worth profiles here on Wealthy Gorilla.

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