In 2015, he received the BAFTA Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year. James grew up in the Salvation Army church, but now he doesn’t consider himself a Christian.
Corden attended Jackie Palmer Stage School where he studied drama. But Corden was not much interested in academic and turned to an acting career.
On February 12 James was given the privilege to host the Grammy Awards.In 2004 portrayed Timms in the original London stage production of Alan Bennett’s play The History Boys.Not only that he also appeared in the Broadway, Wellington, Sydney and Hong Kong productions and radio and 2006 film adaption version of the play.CBS announced on September 8, 2014, that James would be replacing Craig Ferguson and hosting the American late-night talk show .Corden's Carpool Karaoke video with pop singer Adele became one of the biggest viral video 2016 with 135 million views.