Bryton James, a native of Lakewood, California, was born Bryton Eric McClure on August 17, 1986. James is of African American descent and an American citizen.
Music producer, songwriter, and musician Eric McClure was his father. His mother was Native American, and his father was of African-American descent. In Fullerton, California, he was raised.
His interest in acting dates back to his early years. The Young and the Restless star entered the entertainment industry at the age of two.
At the age of two, James started his profession as a kid artist. He appeared in television and print advertisements, including one with Michael Jackson. He started playing Richie Crawford on the sitcom Family Matters when he was four years old.
Over 200 episodes from 1990 to 1997 included him in the show. In 2004, he was also chosen to play Devon Hamilton, a series regular on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless.
"2007 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series" was given to him. In both 2006 and 2008, he was put forward for the same honor.
In addition, he received nominations for the 2009 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series in 2005 and 2008. He continues to perform the part in the series. Young Justice features him as Static/Virgil Hawkins (2013-present).
Previously, James was a recording artist who appeared on Disney Channel as well as other domestic and foreign networks. He serves as the face of numerous philanthropic organizations.
RADD (Recording Artists, Actors, and Athletes Against Drunk Driving) was also created by him in 1996. He also received the Michael Landon Award for his humanitarian efforts in the field of youth entertainment.
For his work on The Young and the Restless in 2020, James was given the Daytime Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
As of 2022, he has amassed a net worth of $2 million. However, there is no information available on his pay. We can infer that he makes a solid living based on his performance in this industry.
Since May 2019, Bryton James has been having an affair with Brytni Sarpy. American actress Brytni is his girlfriend. The couple is a co-star on The Young and the Restless.
During this pandemic, they are quarantined together and living together. The duo also enjoys going on hikes together.
He was previously wed to Ashley Leisinger. Before being married, they had a long-term relationship. After many years of dating, the pair wed on March 16, 2011.
The divorce was finalized on February 20, 2014. He has no children as of yet, according to records. He hasn't been in a relationship since his divorce from Ashley. Despite being separated from Ashley, he claimed that they are still good friends.
The height and weight of Bryton James are 5 feet 7 inches and 75 kilograms, respectively. He also has black eyes, black hair, and olive skin tone.
On Twitter and Instagram, Bryton is active. His Twitter account has 67.2k followers, while he has 119k followers on Instagram.