Dame Deborah Anne James DBE is an English journalist, podcast host, and charity worker from London. She was born on October 1, 1981. In 2016, she was told she had bowel cancer that could not be cured.
She went on to host a podcast on BBC Radio 5 called “You, Me, and the Big C” about how she was dealing with her illness. Deborah found out she had cancer of the bowel in 2016. Her loyal fans showed her, even more, love and hoped that she would get better quickly.
In a similar way, James spread her photo and information about how she was getting worse and what was wrong with her. She is much more upset and thinks she won’t be able to celebrate her 40th birthday, see her kids graduate from high school.
She’s also worried she won’t be able to enjoy Christmas. She is surrounded by her whole family, and she just got done having a good time with them. James also said that she doesn’t feel bad about anything in her life.
Deborah James is very active on all of her different social media sites. More than 443 thousand people follow her official Instagram account, and more than 48 thousand people follow her on Twitter.
Deborah James is a well-known person in the media. Right now, she is the host of the BBC Radio 5 Live podcast You, Me, and the Big C. In a similar way, she is the person who started the blog called Bowel Babe.
The Science Museum Group gave her a prestigious fellowship, and Dame Mary Archer was there to give it to her. She says she is white and Christian. Her height is 5 feet 6 inches, which is 1.67 meters, and her weight is between 57 and 125 pounds.
Deborah James family
Deborah James is the only child and only daughter of her parents. Her dad’s name is Alistair James, and her mom’s name is Heather James. She was given the names of both her parents. No more information is available about her parents and other family members.
On the other hand, she never stops putting pictures of her parents on Instagram. On her mother’s birthday, Debroah wished her a happy birthday and told her stories about when they were both young.
Deborah James Spouse
Deborah James, who hosts the podcast, is a married woman. In 2008, she married the man she had been with for a long time. The wedding took place at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, where the couple said their vows in front of their family and friends.
Deborah wore a strapless white dress to her wedding, while her husband wore a classic black tuxedo with a white shirt. The couple went to a French island for their honeymoon.
Her husband is a banker who used to work for Pomona Capital. His name is Sebastien Bowen. He also worked as a director for MetLife Investments and did the same thing in London for AXA Private Equity.
After being married for a few years, the couple decided to split up. They decided to end their marriage and get divorced because they couldn’t get along. During the process of getting a divorce, they saw each other several times.
Deborah and Sebastien decided in 2016 to give their marriage another try, which was a great decision. Deborah found out in the middle of 2016 that she had bowel cancer. Right away, she started to worry that her marriage to her husband would not be able to last.
But in the end, she was wrong. Even though she was going through a hard time, her husband loved her a lot. The podcast’s host posted a picture of herself and her husband on Instagram on July 11, 2019, to mark the 11th anniversary of their wedding.
Deborah is the mother of two kids: a son named Hugo James Bowen and a daughter named Eloise James Bowen, who is a little bit younger. She loves her kids a lot, and the fact that she always shows them her pictures shows that.
Deborah James Career
Deborah James started her career as a deputy headteacher in education, where she focused on using e-learning and computer science. But when she found out she had cancer, she decided to leave her job.
In a similar way, she was hired as a columnist by The Sun, and she also started co-hosting the popular BBC Radio 5 Live podcast You, Me, and the Big C. James is also an ambassador for the British Triathlon and Race for Life, which is both groups that help young people get motivated.
Deborah also works with major cancer groups in the UK to raise awareness and money. She just won the 2019 Just Giving Award for being the best celebrity fundraiser. Through her fundraising efforts, she raised more than $250,000 for a number of cancer causes.
The BBC Radio host has written for and been featured in a number of magazines and newspapers, including The Sun, The Sunday Times, Grazia, The Daily Mail, and The Times.
Her book “F*** You Cancer: How to Face the Big C, Live Your Life, and Still Be Yourself” has become a best-seller all over the world.
Some of the titles of her books are Golden Fury, Amazing Grace, Beloved Warrior, and An Audit of a Murder. Deborah James has written many books, such as How to Live When You Could Be Dead and Money from Nothing: Indebtedness and Aspiration in South Africa.
She went to Salesian School in Chertsey and then went to the University of Exeter to study economics. James is married to Sebastian Bowen, and the two of them have two kids, Hugo and Eloise.
Deborah James Net Worth
Because of how well she has done in her career, it is estimated that Deborah James has a net worth of $900,000. She also gets money from a number of publications and other places.