Fans followers invariably love to know more about their favorite celebrity background. Likewise, being relative to a superstar means also getting media as well as public attention. James Badgley is attracting a lot of public eye on him; he is a celebrity son, which is why his name is circulating among the media and fans.

Moreover, the kid is the star kid born to famous celebrities, Penn Badgley and Domino Kirke. Further, his dad is an American actor and musician, better known for his roles as Dan Humphrey in the teen drama series, Gossip Girl alongside Blake Lively.

Also, the guy performed the recurring role of Joe Goldberg in the Netflix thriller series, YouAdditionally, the handsome hunk has his band titled MOTHXR, a Brooklyn-based band founded by Penn Badgley and his three other friends. 

Meanwhile, his mom is one of the highest-paid singer-songwriters, doulas, and actresses in the world who co-founded the indie pop band named DOMINO. 

The celebrity kid has gathered a lot of public attention despite his age. Well if you are born to celebrity parents it can’t be helped. There are many well-wishers and fans worldwide who want to know about the son of Penn Badgley and Domino Kirke.

Today in this capsule we will cover all the interesting facts and information regarding his life, so let’s go deeper and find out the secrets about his age, parents, movies, girlfriend, wedding ceremony, and net worth.

So, without any further ado let’s dive right into the life of the celebrity child and collect detailed information about the aspiring TV personality in the section below:

When and Where James Badgley was Born?

The firstborn child of Penn and Domino, James Badgley, first opened his eyes on August 11, 2020, in New York, the United States of America under the birth sign of Leo.

Likewise, the child celebrated his birthday on August 11 of every year and talking about his age the star kid is two years old.

Prior to James’ birth, Mrs. Badgley announced her pregnancy in February 2020 stating:

“You’re already teaching us how to stay in the day in a way we’ve never had to, little one. Thank you.”

Similarly, the boy arrived in this world after a C-section operation after 3 days of labor and his mom also expressed her happiness with a post where the diva expressed,

“Thank God for my C birth. They cut me open and relieved the pressure that had been building since childhood. An escape route for my 10 lb son.”

Talking about his ethical background, he has a mixed ethnicity whereas his daddy is a mix of Irish, English, and French-Canadian plus his mama is of English and Iraqi-Jewish heritage.

Furthermore, the lovely child is blessed with an elder half-brother Cassius Riley born to his mom, from her previous relationships with a musician Morgan O’Kane.

She gave birth to Riley in 2009. At the same time, his father was previously in a relationship with Blake Lively from 2011 to 2013 and with Zoe Kravitz from 2011 to 2013.

According to their parents, both siblings seem to enjoy each other’s company and have a great bond with one another.

In addition to this, Lorraine Kirke and Simon Kirke were his maternal grandparents; Simon is an English rock band drummer. Similarly, Duff Badgley and Lynne Murphy Badgley are his paternal grandparents; Duff was the candidate for governor of the Green Party in Washington.

James Badgley’s Mom Conceived Him After Two Miscarriages In A Row

The celebrity couple, Badgley and Kirke welcomed their son after two miscarriages in a row. The lovebird was quite overcome by the course of the event and even lost hope of whether or not they can have a child. 

Depicting her sadness the queen declared,

I stopped trusting my body and started to accept the fact that I was done, As a birth attendant, I’ve seen and heard it all. It takes everything I’ve got to detach lovingly from the losses I’ve been present for and be in my own experience.”

Nevertheless, destiny had some other plans for the lovey-dovey couple and they finally welcomed their first child, James after numerous disappointments.

Son Of A Renowned Celebrities From The Hollywood.

Not to mention, James is yet enjoying his childhood at a very tender age. Therefore, the kid is not engaged in any profession to date. However, he will definitely choose the best path for him when he is mature enough to make decisions. The child might also follow in one of his parent’s footsteps.

While talking about his parents, they were open book regarding their professional life. Let’s talk about them now-

As mentioned earlier, James Badgley’s parents are both renowned personalities from the Hollywood entertainment industry.

Further, his dad is an American actor and musician best known for his outstanding performances as Dan Humphrey in Gossip Girl (2007-2012) and in the Netflix series You as Joe Goldberg from 2018 to the present.

In the same way, the dashing artist first appeared in an episode of Will & Grace and then he starred in multiple TV series including What I Like About You, The Brothers Gracia, and The Young and the Restless. Besides this, the star even gave his voice to multiple video games including Mario Golf (1999) and Mario Tennis 64 (2000).

Moreover, the talented man also worked as a musician and has released more than dozens of singles such as Easy, and Centerfold with his band members named MOTHXR.

Throughout his long successful career, he has received multiple awards and nominations including six nominations for Teen Choice Award,  MTV Movie & TV Award, Young Artist Award, and a Saturn Award.

On the other side, his gorgeous mother Domino Kirke is a well-known English-American singer-songwriter, doula, and actress who was well-trained by her dad and started singing at the tender age of nine.

Later, the lady met Jordan Galland and with him, they formed a band DOMINO plus released multiple songs.

Apart from this, their hit song Green Umbrella won Best Musical Form in 2006 at the Da Vinci Film and Video Festival.

Further, their band released a song The Guard which was recorded in Brooklyn. Also, the queen is the co-founder of Carriage House Birth, which concentrates on providing education to families and doulas regarding childbirth

Do You Know His Mother Domino Was Sexually Assaulted When She Was Just A Kid?

Well! The stunning TV, theatre, and film actress Domino was sexually abused when the girl was just six years old.

The multi-talented singer hasn’t spoken much about it, though in a post back on April 8, 2022, the diva declared that she was abused in her sleep and has consistently been terrified by that awful turn of events.

Is James Badgley Single Or Dating Someone?

Unlike other celebrity family members, Penn and Domino’s son, James Badgley, prefers keeping himself far from the media person. His parents like to keep him far away from the media as well as public reach as it seems that his relationship and intimate life are extremely secret.

Reportedly, an adorable child is not dating anyone as he is only two years old. As of now, the kid is focusing on experiencing his childhood rather than being involved in any relationship. Though junior Badgley is single, his dad and mom live a happy married life.

As the lovely kid is very private, his present relationship status is also lowkey. Moreover, he doesn’t have any social media accounts.

The celebrity son James is still under the surveillance of his parents. But there is no chance of anybody dating him at the moment. The boy now lives with his family in the United States and likes to go on trips with his family.

On the other side, his dad, Penn, who is a numerous Award-winning artist, and his mom, Domino, are happily married for over five years. Recently in early 2022, they celebrated their 5th marriage anniversary.

The gorgeous Domino is quite secretive and had a low-key relationship with her long-term boyfriend Penn Badgley until 2017.

Subsequently, the queen dated her now-husband, an American actor and musician. The lovebird has been familiar with each other since they were teenagers. In February 2017, the lovey-dovey couple announced that they were getting engaged.

On top of that, Penn doesn’t make a public appearance often. The guy is more interested and happy in his low-key life.

However, being the son of worldwide famous TV personalities cannot hide his presence from the media’s attention. The kid sometimes gets caught by the paparazzi while walking through the roads with his parents.

Lovely-Caring Parents Penn and Domino’s Married Life Since 2017

Putting some highlights into James Badgley parent’s married life, his actress cum singer mother, Domino Kirke, and actor and musician dad, Penn Badgley, is a happily married couple.

The Gossip Girl star even said that their relationship was pretty instant. At this first meeting, the hunk became pretty interested in her.

Eventually, the romantic couple walked down the aisle on 27 February 2017 in a courthouse in New York; however, the ceremony was low-key and attended by a few close friends and family members.

On their big day, the gorgeous bride donned the white strapless white gown, while the groom wore a blue suit and white shirt with a black tie. 

Additionally, the pair later celebrated their togetherness in June 2017 in the upstate of New York and the ceremony was attended by multiple celebrities including, Mariska HargitayDebra Messing, and Zac Posen.

In the same way, the two enjoyed their marital life for more than five years. However, the lovebird’s first meeting has managed to keep the early romance under wraps and out of the media.

Nevertheless, their romantic relationship bloomed in 2014 but when asked about their relationship James’ mom said they weren’t serious in the relationship,

“I had a really good thing with my kid and we were like this little team. Penn and I were dating, but it wasn’t nearly as serious as it is now, of course. I didn’t think marriage was in the cards for us.”


“So I was sort of just chugging along, surviving and getting through the days, and I think the difference now is that I’m really living.”

Mrs. Kirke didn’t think that she would wed an actor as her both sisters are actors themselves but ironically matched Penn Badgley who is an actor. The heaven-made couple has been together ever since and even has a son together.

How Rich Is James Badgley? His Lifestyle And His Parent’s Net Worth.

At the moment, the spontaneous kid James is enjoying his high-profile parents’ excellent fortune as a superstar child, and the kid has a wealthy and luxurious lifestyle with a large amount of his dad and mom’s worth.

Further, James Badgler along with his elder half-brother is enjoying a happy and great life with their parents. The family of four is currently rooming in their beautiful $1.8 million mansion in Brooklyn New York.

Talking about his parent’s fortunes, both of them are multi-millionaires. His father Penn earns an immense net worth. As an MTV Movie & TV Award winner, his net worth resides a significant amount. The multi-talented star owns an $8 million net worth.

The 175cm celebrity star Penn has successfully made his name prominent in the music industry. Starting the struggle to become a millionaire speaks to his success as a music artist. The all-rounder Penn is not only a singer but also an actor, and TV Personality, which helps him sum up his fortune.

Moreover, people can’t underestimate his power in his career as he is six nominations for Teen Choice Awards winner. The talented Penn started his career in the year 1999 and is active these days. Likewise, star Badgley also adds his wealth from many brand endorsements and advertisements.

Reportedly, the good-looking musical artist Penn was the second-highest-paid actor in the Gossip Girls series after Blake Lively.

The guy is reported to make around $40,000-$45,000 per episode from the series. As of 2020, his evaluated earnings per episode of Netflix’s original You lies between $60,000-$70,000.

Moreover, Badgley has his own band. After releasing his debut album, MOTHXR, the entertainer must have gathered a hefty amount of money. Penn and his bandmates, within a year of their debut album, initiated travel all around the world for their music tours and concerts.

More On His Mom’s Wealth

On the other side, his mom Domino Kirke is estimated to have a total fortune of $5 million as of 2023, and she collected such a heavy amount of money through her career as a singer-songwriter, doula, and actress.

Moreover, his mom is extremely prominent in her extended play Everyone Else Is Boring and The Guard. Also, the queen has made a recognizable position in the American singing field and even has earned fame and fan followers. Like her hubby, she won Best Musical Form in 2006 for the band’s song titled, Green Umbrella.

In addition, the diva also collaborated with others in the fashion and art world and also product endorsement deals which adds more fruitful money to her wealth.

Hence, James is undoubtedly living a lavish life with his family in a luxurious mansion.

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