James Bye Biography – James Bye Wiki
James Bye (born James Edward Bye) is an English stage and screen actor best known for portraying the iconic role of Martin Fowler in the BBC’s multi-award-winning soap EastEnders, which he took over in 2014.
He has previously had roles in the BBC One mini-series The Great Train Robbery and films including Hummingbird, The Hooligan Factory and Cemetery Junction alongside short films; ‘Apple’, ‘The Monument’ and ‘Jonathan Andrews’ which he co-wrote. On stage he has starred in several well-reviewed theatre productions; Ralph in ‘Tea & Sympathy’ and Ainger in ‘Young Woodley’ (Finborough Theatre).
Bye graduated from the Webber Douglas Academy in 2005. In his spare time, Bye is a keen golfer and sports enthusiast. He also enjoys writing, cooking and spending time with his family.
James Bye Strictly Come Dancing 2022
On 12 August 2022, Bye was announced as a contestant on the twentieth series of Strictly Come Dancing. He joined previously announced contestants Will Mellor, Kym Marsh, Richie Anderson, Kaye Adams, Jayde Adams, Ellie Simmonds OBE, Tyler West, Matt Goss, Ellie Taylor, Molly Rainford, Tony Adams MBE, Fleur East and Hamza Yassin.
Some of his fellow contestants on the multi-award-winning entertainment show are also no strangers to soap fame. Kym Marsh starred in Coronation Street as Michelle Connor from 2006 to 2019, while Will Mellor played Jambo in Hollyoaks in the nineties before going on to appear as Harvey Gaskell in Coronation Street.
On joining Strictly, the stage and screen actor said: “I’m not known for my shimmy or my twinkle toes – in fact my kids regularly laugh at my dad dancing but it’s an honour to be asked and I’m going to give it my best shot. There are some huge dance shoes to fill and it’s truly exciting to follow in the footsteps of some amazing EastEnders talent. I’d love to do everyone proud.”
James Bye Age
He was born on February 23, 1984, in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England.
James Bye Wife
Is James Bye married? He is married to Victoria Bye. James began dating his now wife Victoria McCumisky in June 2006. They got engaged in December 2010 and were married on April 4, 2012.
James Bye Children
He and his wife, Victoria Bye, have three children. His children’s names are Edward Jude Bye, Louis George Bye, and Hugo James Bye.
James Bye Parents
He is the son of Leonard and Pauline (née Carter) Bye.
James Bye Family
Bye currently lives in Buckinghamshire with his wife Victoria, and their sons Edward, Louis, and Hugo. He has a younger sister, Amy Scarlett (née Bye) Wallace, born on February 23, 1988. His paternal grandparents are George and Violet (née Bennett) Bye. His maternal grandparents are Brian and Dulcie (née Burrell) Carter.
James Bye Height
Bye stands at a height of 6′ 2½” (1.89 m).
James Bye Net Worth
James Bye’s net worth is estimated to be €1 million.
James Bye Instagram
Bye’s Instagram is @jimmybye.