Father is Chad Stuart, of the 1960s pop group, Chad and Jeremy.

Father of Graham Parker Stuart (b. May 18, 2002).

Mom, Jill Gibson, collaborated with Dad, Chad Stuart, on albums.

Younger sister, Beth. Is older brother of Andrew Stuart.

Son of Chad and Jill Stuart.

His parents are both English.

Originally acted under the name Patrick Stuart, dropping his first name James from his full legal name. He later changed his screen name to match his full legal name James Patrick Stuart to avoid confusion with Patrick Stewart upon the latter's coming into prominence.