James R. Adamitis grew up in Southern Ohio and lived there until the age of 23. In 2003, James moved to San Diego, California and pursued a career in sales while briefly modeling. After being relocated to Texas in 2006, James was discovered by a casting director and eventually became a lead cast member for the show Paradise Hotel 2 on FOX Reality and MyNetwork TV. After the show aired (Feb 2008-June 2008 in the US), James was relocated to Louisiana where he was signed by LALA Talent Agency as an actor. He has been pursuing a career in acting and modeling ever since. In 2008 James was managed by Ted Maier of Maier Management in Beverly Hills, CA. That same year, he was signed by Page Parkes Agency in Houston, Texas and in early 2009, Kim Dawson Agency in Dallas, TX, both for acting and modeling.