Deborah James is an English journalist, charity campaigner, and podcast host from London. She was diagnosed with incurable bowel cancer in 2016 and went on to host the You, Me and the Big C podcast on BBC Radio 5 about her struggles with the disease. She is in news as Prince Willian visited Deborah James at Her Family’s Home and joined for afternoon tea and champagne.
Deborah also shared important information (just to spread the word about the concerns) and spoke about the Bowelbabe Fund. She said the funds were raised and the organization was established to solicit people’s support to self-expression. Despite being a host, she’s also a podcaster, saying she’s moved into a home hospice and is now available to fans to tell them she doesn’t know how long it’ll take to fight the same battle.
Deborah was born on October 1, 1981 to Heather James and Alistair James. She attended Salesian School, Chertsey, later went at the University of Exeter to study economics. James used to work as an assistant principal and later emerged as a cancer activist.
Originally from London, she has spoken a lot about her battle with colon cancer and the daily routine of checking for blood in the gut. She has written some quality articles for a number of well known publications and magazines including The Times, The Sunday Times, The Sun, Daily Mail, Marie Claire, The Independent, Grazia and Women’s Health.
Deborah James Career
She also appeared on television to spread the message about cancer, the people who go through it and how difficult it becomes to deal with. Deborah has appeared regularly as a co-presenter on Talk Radio and BBC Radio London.
She has spoken out about and profiled the concerns across a range of media outlets, websites and publications including The One Show, BBC Breakfast, Stand up to Cancer, Lorraine, Victoria Derbyshire and Sky News. James also wrote a book that became a best-selling publication called F*** You Cancer.
She has written an article in the form of a self-help book or guide to help people live their best life while going through cancer. Despite this, she is the presenter of a BBC podcast called You, Me, And The Big C.
The 40-year-old strong woman, who has been battling the symptoms of colon cancer for 6 years, was once a working woman. She has been an assistant principal in education for about 15 years and in her present has led national research to achieve mindset growth in schools.
When she was first diagnosed with colon cancer, she was 35 years old and had undergone around 10 surgeries and 24 rounds of chemotherapy. With her courage and bravery she has amazed everyone that she is still alive and still undergoing treatments or campaigning with various UK based cancer charities. She wrote a blog called Bowl Babe, which received an award.
Deborah James Biography
Date of birth|
October 1, 1981|
Age (as of 2022)|
Place of birth|
London, United Kingdom|
Deborah James Family
in feet inches – 5′ 7” – in centimeters – 170 cm|
in kilograms – 55kg – in pounds – 121 pounds|
Who is Deborah James’ husband?|
Two (Hugo, Eloise)|
The first sign of cancer
James was first diagnosed with colon cancer in 2016 and since then she’s been keeping her Instagram followers updated on her health and how she often feels about her survival. She often shares the progress of her treatment on social media, sharing candid pictures and discussing things about the issue.
She first noticed the symptoms such as weight loss (unexplained), blood in the intestines, urinating more often than normal and constant feeling of tiredness. When she first sought medical help, she was told that cancer often doesn’t seem to make you sick, and crossed out the first thing that came to mind as “cancer.”
Deborah James personal life
Deborah James is married to her husband, Sebastien Bowen, who is a banker at Pomona Capital. The couple have two children together named Hugo, who is now 14 years old, and Eloise, who is just two years younger. While hosting the BBC podcast, James presented the show while filming the show with her children and husband. She discussed the good things about cancer and helped raise awareness among people.
Deborah James Net Worth
Deborah has never shared her salary or income to the media. Her estimated net worth is around $2 million as she is working as a professor and also an author.