James Maslow :
James David Maslow (born July 16, 1990) is an American actor and singer. He played the role of James Diamond on Nickelodeon's Big Time Rush, had roles in Getaway and The Frozen Ground, and is a member of the boyband Big Time Rush.
Early life :
James (David) Maslow was born in New York, U.S. and raised in La Jolla, California.He graduated from CoSA in 2007 in the musical theater department.
He's an American actor, singer and dancer. He's a member of the music group Big Time Rush. He can play the drums, piano and guitar.
Best known for his role in Big Time Rush, as James Diamond, his television debut was in the episode of "iSaw Him First" of iCarly in 2008.
Personal life :
Known For Big Time Rush
Full Name James David Maslow
Profession Actor, Singer
Age 31 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth July 16, 1990
Birthplace New York, New York, United States
Zodiac Sign Cancer
James started his acting career in 2008 where he played the role of Shane in a television series named ‘iCarly’. This was followed by many TV appearances. He enacted the role of Maury McQuarrie in YouTube miniseries ‘Be Right Back’ and as Bart Foxworth in Television movie titled ‘Seeds of Yesterday’ (2015).
Maslow is most known for his performances in the ‘Big Time Rush’ (2009-2013) television series in the main role and for his dancing performance in ‘Dancing with the Stars’ (2014). He was praised for his performance in ‘Big Time Movie’ (2012) as well.
James is famous as the lead vocalist of the boy band ‘BTR’ who released their first debut albumtitled ‘Big Time Rush’ on 11th October, 2010 after their success in the Nickelodeon TV series by the same name telecast in 2009.
This album included original songs like ‘Any Kind of Guy’ and ‘City Is Ours’ and they ranked in the US Billboards Hot Top 100 singles and received Gold certifications from the RIAA on March 2011 and Platinum certifications for record sales of more than 1million copies.
The ‘BTR’ album in its first week of release sold 67 thousand copies and got third position on the Billboard 200 album chart. Their first album got worldwide recognition. James’ BTR album also topped the US Kid’s Album and Top Soundtracks charts.Maslow wrote the song ‘Elevate’ and co-wrote songs like ‘Love Me Love Me’, ‘Superstar’ and ‘Music Sounds Better with U’. He even helped write the UK iTunes bonus track titled ‘Epic’ and the 2012 re-release bonus track ‘Windows Down’. Their second album ‘Elevate’ sold over 70 thousand copies in the first week.
They next released their second EP titled ‘Big Time Movie Soundtrack’ on March 6th, 2012. It consisted of six cover songs from Beatles and also included the soundtrack of the comedy based television film titled ‘Big Time Movie’. This EP has sold over 300 thousand copies as ofJames Maslow is also a popular YouTube star. He has gained a huge fan following in his YouTube account where he uploads covers of songs like ‘Clarity’ by Zedd, ‘Love Somebody’ by Maroon5 and ‘Thinking Out Loud’ by Ed Sheraan.
James Maslow published his single ‘Circles’ and his debut album song ‘Lies’ on 2016. He uploaded the title song ‘How I Like It’ from his debut album on YouTube on 27th February 2017. He has 2.2 million followers on his Instagram account.
Astra Awards. Astra Award [Nominee] (2011) ...
FirstGlance Film Festival, Philadelphia. Best Actor [Winner] (2020) ...
Kids' Choice Awards, Australia. Blimp Award [Nominee] (2011) ...
Method Fest. Best Ensemble Cast [Nominee] (2010) ...
Young Hollywood Awards. Young Hollywood Award [Nominee] (2014)