James C Bender might be Christina’s “work-husband” on Christina On The Coast, but off-screen, he comes home to his spouse who’s a man!
So, let’s learn all about his husband, age, and more as this James C Bender Bio proceeds.
Meet James C Bender, The Designer On Christina On The Coast
James C Bender is the interior designer and project manager featured on Christina On The Coast. He joined the show back in 2021 (season 3) and continued to work alongside Christina in the next season as well.
But James isn’t just Christina’s closest workmate. He is also her best friend and her self-proclaimed “work husband.” Praising Christina, he said, “I appreciate you more than you know, and am more than grateful for the journey that got us here. You allow me to be myself in every sense of the word without judgment, respect our circle of trust, and always love with your whole heart.”
In 2020, the duo was even spotted out on a cruise having “Champagne on the water” in Newport Beach, California.
Likewise, Christina trusted James wholeheartedly. No wonder, she revealed to him the secret that she got married to Joshua Hall in an intimate ceremony. “We just did it low key and we’re gonna do a ceremony later. This is it. Third time’s a charm,” she said at the time.
In case you didn’t know, Christina has been married three times now. Her first marriage was with HGTV star and real estate investor Tarek El Moussa and the second was with English television presenter, Ant Anstead.
James C Bender Career
James is an interior designer who owned an eponymous interior designing company based in West Hollywood, CA. Reportedly, it was incorporated in 2004.
Fast-forward to over a decade of experience in the field, James then landed a job in the HGTV production House Hunters Renovations season 3. And finding him efficient, HGTV called him back for the show’s seasons 10 – 17.
Later, James then was cast in Christina On The Coast.
Here’s his LinkedIn.
How Much Is James C Bender Net Worth?
James flaunted a net worth of above $600 thousand in 2022.
On the other hand, his co-worker Christina is worth well over $25 million.
James C Bender Age
James C Bender was 64 years of age when he appeared on Christina On The Coast in 2022.
He is 25 years older than Christina.
Who Are James C Bender Parents?
James was close to his parents. Sadly, his dad James Franklin Dender (former Navy officer) passed away on May 12, 2015, at the age of 84.
As for his mother, she was alive and doing well.
Besides his parents, James also has a loving sister who’s a mother of a 19-year-old Gracie Whisenhunt. On Gracie’s 18th birthday, James took to his IG to write, “Happy 18th Birthday to my amazing niece. I’m so very proud of you and the amazing young woman you have become. Wishing you all that life has to offer. I love you, sweetheart!”
Also, he has a nephew who was still in high school. “Gave my little man 1,000 dinosaurs, and he’s never going home,” the star once featured him on IG.
James C Bender Spouse
James C Bender married his spouse Roger Ortega back in December 2019.
To recall, their wedding was a day to remember. The husbands were suited in black, and they walked the aisle together. Infact, their wedding was so memorable even their photographer took his IG 2 years later to write, “Feeling super sentimental tonight! I will always feel beyond privileged to not only witness but also to photograph this day back in 2019. James is one of my favorite humans on this planet. And, James and Roger together are absolutely magnetic. Cheers to many more years of love yet to come!”
Talking a little about James’ partner, Roger was born in February 1966. He is a Foutain Vally High School 1984 graduate who started his career with Blue Cross of California as a group sales assistant. Working there for 5 years, he then jumped ship to Lincoln National, and later went on to work for Safeguard Dental, Foundation Health, Prudential Healthcare, and Universalcare.
Finally, Sept 2006, he then landed his job as an account executive at Blue Shield of California, and he never left.
Roger also often graced James’ IG. From attending pride parades to family vacations, he was always pictured alongside his boo. But surprisingly, they stopped posting about each other after Feb 2020.
Here’s Roger’s IG @roger_ortega_ortega
James C Bender Height
James stands tall at a height of under 6 feet (183 cm).
Mentioning his distinct features, James has an oval face, brown hair, and a wide smile.
Where Is James C Bender From?
James didn’t reveal his hometown. But he inherits Mexican roots.
As of 2022, he resided in West Hollywood, CA.
When Is James C Bender Birthday?
James receives his birthday wishes on July 27 and is of the Leo zodiac.
On his 63rd birthday, Christina took to her IG to write, “Happy Birthday to the amazing / super talented @jamescbender …. co-workers turned closest friends… thank you for always making me laugh and keeping it real. Can’t wait to do many many more projects with you Love you and appreciate you always.”
Is James C Bender On Instagram?
Find him on Instagram @jamescbender.
Also, here’s his Pinterest @bender3099.