James Corden has achieved international acclaim after hosting The Late Late Show with his widely adored Carpool Karaoke and Drop the Mic segments, but before all of that he was simply ‘Smithy’. But now the entire cast is set to reunite and fans of the show are in a frenzy. The British-born actor revealed the news this morning on Instagram, but how much has James Corden made from Gavin and Stacey?
What was Gavin and Stacey about?
The show first aired on May 13, 2007, and the last on January 1, 2010.
Three series were made of the show, which one several awards, including the British Academy Television Awards (BAFTAs) Audience Award, and the British Comedy Awards Best TV Comedy Award, both in 2008.
It was written by James Corden and Ruth Jones, who acted in the sitcom as Smithy and Nessa respectively.
The show followed the long-distance relationship of an Englishman and a Welsh woman.
The couple met and fell in love in a whirlwind romance, after which they quickly married.
The merging of their quirky families forms the focus of the show.
Who starred in the show?
Gavin Shipman played by Mathew Horne
Stacey Shipman née West played by Joanna Page
Neil “Smithy” Smith played by James Corden
Vanessa Shanessa “Nessa” Jenkins played by Ruth Jones
Michael “Mick” Shipman played by Larry Lamb
Pamela Andrea “Pam” Shipman née Gryglaszewska played by Alison Steadman
Brynfor “Bryn” West played by Rob Brydon
Gwen West played by Melanie Walters
How much is James Corden’s net worth?
James Corden has had an amazing climb to stardom since his Gavin and Stacey days and is a renowned US celebrity.
He is reported to be worth $12million, which is equivalent to £9.5million.
Only $5million (£3.9million) of his wealth can reportedly be attributed to his salary as the host of The Late Late Show.
The 40-year-old is married to wife Julia Carey and they have three children.
The star who was raised in Buckinghamshire now lives with his family in Los Angeles.
He reportedly bought a house with five bedrooms, eight bathrooms and half an acre of land in 2017 for $9.8million (£7.7million).
The home previously belonged to Steve Levitan, the creator of Modern Family, who had originally purchased the home in 1996 for $1.55million (£1.2million).
The 8,609 square foot home has five bedrooms and eight bathrooms. The residence sits on 20,000 feet of sprawling land.
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