James Argent has passed his driving theory test after 11 attempts over 13 years.

James Argent

James Argent

The 'All Star Driving School' star took to his Instagram account to reveal the exciting news, and he shared a snapshot of his results which revealed he got 43 correct answers out of a possible 50 on the multiple choice section, and scored 44 out of 75 on hazard perception.


"After more then 13 years & 11 attempts, I've finally managed to do it! #Proud #Believe #Achieve #AllStarDrivingSchool @e4grams (sic)"

It now means 'The Only Way is Essex' star has until June 7, 2020 to pass his practical driving test and earn his licence.

James has been working hard to pass his test on the E4 show, which has seen the likes of Mikey North and The Vamps' Tristan Evans on a mission to get behind the wheel.

It was previously reported that his girlfriend Gemma Collins was keen for her man to learn to drive.

A source said: "Arg is really nervous about the week of intensive driving lessons, he has struggled with lessons in the past.

"But Gemma really wants him to pass because she loves cars and thinks it would make their lifestyle much better so he could drive her around for a change."

Arg's good news comes after Gemma revealed she's been standing by her on/off boyfriend after he re-entered rehab.

Alongside a clip of them sharing a motorcycle ride, she tweeted: "Thank you for all the amazing comments & support for my show!

"The response has been overwhelming not to mention trending No1 on twitter! I love Arg very much, He is working so hard. We're back together & happy! #RideOrDie (sic)"