R&B Artist, Luke James: Relationships, Gay Rumors, and Net Worth

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R&B Artist, Luke James: Relationships, Gay Rumors, and Net Worth

Luke James, an R&B artist best known for his work in I Want attracted him a Grammy Award nomination.

Apart from his amazing career, the star gained public interest when one of his on-screen characters was allegedly tagged gay.

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Is Luke James Gay?

Single now actor Luke James is also known for keeping his personal matters away from the media's limelight. With privacy in question, the singer has not released much about his romantic life to the public.  With all the secrecy, there have been many rumors and suspicions raised regarding the singer's sexuality, tagging him as a gay man.

Adding to the rumors, the fandom has also suspected the star's on-screen character Trig Taylor in the show The Chi to be gay.

Tweets Suggesting Luke James's On-screen Character to Be Gay

Tweets Suggesting Luke James's On-screen Character to Be Gay (source: Twitter)

There have been tweets flooding James's Twitter asking him all the questions about his on-screen character being gay.

As there have been no statements claiming or accepting James or his on-screen character being gay, therefore the said statement can just be a fleeting rumor.

Apart from rumors and suspicions, James was involved in two relationships previously.

Luke's Previous Dating Life and Girlfriends

Raised by his single mother, Luke James Boyd was previously linked to famous personalities such as Kim Gingras, Rita Lynn, Maadmoiselle, and Khadija Nicholas.

But, among all of his partners, his relationship with fellow performer Jessie J, the daughter of Stephen Cornish and Rose, was the most memorable and stood out the most.

Luke James with Former Girlfriend Jessie J.

James with Former Girlfriend Jessie J. (

Since his ascent to stardom, the singer had the longest public romance with Jessie J. The couple started dating privately in 2014, and later on Jessie verified the rumors by uploading a picture of herself with her lover on November 4th, 2014.

After a year, the couple parted ways, with no statements regarding the reason being made public.

Despite their breakup, the former couple proceeded to perform together on several occasions following the incident, including their 2018 rendition of I'll Be There.

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Considering this, she even attended the March 2017 premiere of The New Edition Story, showing support for her ex-boyfriend. 

Moving on around 2014, the star started dating Kim Gingras, one of Beyonce's most well-known backup dancers.

During the said relationship the couple was very comfortable posting pictures with each other on their social media.

After dating for half a year the couple decided to go their separate ways.

More on James

James, who is currently 37 years old, began his career in the show business at a very young age. 

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The singer published his first album, #Luke, and the track I Want You as a free digital download in 2011 upon disbanding his band: created with his group of pals. He was nominated for Best New Artist at the Soul Train Music Awards in 2012 for the song.

He was also a member of the band Upskale and subsequently half of Luke & Q.

Aside from singing, James is a gifted songwriter who has written songs for several well-known artists, including Britney Spears and Justin Bieber and has also performed backing vocals for them.

Having multiple careers, the star is also an amazing actor with more than 25 acting credits to his name. His recent projects include Christmas in Harmony, Horror Noire, The Chi, and Genius, all released in 2021.

With multiple streams of income and rising success in hand, the star has accumulated a raving net worth of $3 Million, as mentioned by Celebrity Net Worth.

Witnessing the star's rising fame and successful career, we can't wait to update you guys more on him!