A native of Louisiana, Eric James is a former minor league baseball pitcher for the Pirates.
After an elbow injury forced him to retire from the game, James relocated to New York and embarked on a successful modeling career. He began acting, and has since appeared in more than 30 films.
Around the same time, James became acquainted with Studio 54 creator Steve Rubell,who drew him into New York's club scene. James then moved to Los Angeles where he teamed up with Chris Breed, Alan Hajjar and George Nahas to open the Roxbury Supper Club.
They went on to open numerous successful nightclubs and restaurants. James, is also a screenwriter and producer and has been involved in numerous projects including the Jean Claude Van Damme film, In Hell.
An avid martial arts enthusiast, James, among other duties, oversees security for the all SEG venues.