James Anthony Bailey

About James Anthony Bailey

Birth Day: July 4, 1847
Birth Place: Detroit, MI

James Anthony Bailey

James Anthony Bailey net worth and salary: James Anthony Bailey who has a net worth of $9 Million. James Anthony Bailey was born in Detroit, in July 4, 1847. Known as the eponymous Bailey of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus who held the position of a circus ringmaster.

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Popular As James Anthony Bailey
Age years old
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Born July 4, 1847 (Detroit, MI)
Birthday July 4
Town/City Detroit, MI
Nationality MI

🌙 Zodiac

James Anthony Bailey’s zodiac sign is Cancer. According to astrologers, the sign of Cancer belongs to the element of Water, just like Scorpio and Pisces. Guided by emotion and their heart, they could have a hard time blending into the world around them. Being ruled by the Moon, phases of the lunar cycle deepen their internal mysteries and create fleeting emotional patterns that are beyond their control. As children, they don't have enough coping and defensive mechanisms for the outer world, and have to be approached with care and understanding, for that is what they give in return.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

James Anthony Bailey was born in the Year of the Goat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Goat enjoy being alone in their thoughts. They’re creative, thinkers, wanderers, unorganized, high-strung and insecure, and can be anxiety-ridden. They need lots of love, support and reassurance. Appearance is important too. Compatible with Pig or Rabbit.


Known as the eponymous Bailey of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus who held the position of a circus ringmaster.

Before Fame

He first met with P.T. Barnum in 1881 and had a large part in obtaining Jumbo the Elephant as part of their newly formed circus duo.


He was born with the name James Anthony McGuiness but changed it to Bailey after being discovered by Frederic Augusta Bailey. He was orphaned previously at the age of eight.

Family Life

He married Ruth Louisa McCaddon in 1868.

Associated With

He was most famous for his collaboration with P.T. Barnum.

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