James Wright Chanel was born on 26 November 1980, to American parents in Los Angeles, United States. He attended the George Washington Preparatory High School in 1997 where he was part of the choir. Talking about his nationality, he is an American and is of Afro-American ethnicity.
James began singing right from the age of three. Soon he began singing in the background for Nicki Minaj, Mario, Chrisette Michele, ToTo, and even sang on stage with Braxton Family Values, Tamar Braxton. James Wright Chanel is a multi-talented man; He knows well to make the world laugh and cook the best dish.
Wright brought his talent for performing to social media and found great success with his videos as the character “Mother Wright". His single video “I’m in Love with the Cocoa” reached over 500 thousand views, and he began traveling to several countries performing in different stages.
The 37 years old professional rose to fame after his review of Patti LaBelle’s Sweet Potato Pie went viral on YouTube. In the video, he urges viewers to buy the pies to support black businesses. The video got over 12 million views, and James sold over three million dollars worth of pies in just two days.
After the success of his viral Patti Pie video, he was invited on several shows like Cooking with Patti Labelle, The Steve Harvey Show, Good Day Philadelphia, HLN, Hollywood Today Live w/ Cristina Milian. James further released an R&B/soul single called "King." which got over 3 million views.
Talking about his personal life and affairs, James Wright Chanel has maintained his personal life quite privately. He has been smart enough to hide his personal life from the media. Till now there is no any speculation of him being engaged or being in a relationship or having any girlfriend or wife.
Maybe he is secretly in a relationship with someone and hasn't revealed yet. James Wright Chanel had an estimated net worth of $2 million as in 2017.