He and the other Creatures constantly joked that he made $7.7 million off of YouTube due to him being featured on therichest.com's Ten Self-Made YouTube Millionaires, inaccurately claiming that he has a net worth of $7.7 million.
His original Minecraft skin was Chuck Greene, the main character from Dead Rising 2.
He played Happy Wheels often on his channel. Jim Bonacci, the creator of Happy Wheels, even made a character that James voice-acted, named Pogostick Man.
One of his favorite game series is Resident Evil; when he was younger, he would watch his father play it.
In Episode 8 of his Just Cause 2 multiplayer series, he was attacked by Chilled and Diction, who were trying to take his car; they did not know that it was Nova from whom they were stealing.
He frequently uses Minecraft's torch glitch to keep himself from drowning.
He is the creator of the "Gay Tony" long jump, which is a reference to Grand Theft Auto: The Ballad of Gay Tony. To do the Gay Tony, he jumps off of a high point while humming to "Pjanoo" by Eric Prydz.
Most of the time, attempting a Gay Tony, will end in his death. To date he has attempted the Gay Tony many times in Minecraft, The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim, Dead Island, and Alan Wake's American Nightmare.
He uses a lot of names with the word "Anal" in them.
Although James changes his username on Steam frequently, he never changes his profile picture.
He said he hates Linkin Park on one of his DayZ Standalone streams.
He is afraid of goats and heights.
He hates being bothered when he takes a shit.
He is allergic to crabs.
His ringtone is the Yoshi's Story theme.
He had a job at a Twizzlers factory before making YouTube commentaries (Confirmed in CCTV #4).
He has owned a stuffed Clifford the Big Red Dog since high school.
He does not like McDonalds and Kraft Macaroni and Cheese.
His favorite color is green.
After high school, he went to a graphics design school; due to time issues, he did not graduate.
He has pet dogs. One of his dogs, Ein, loosely based on the corgi from the anime Cowboy Bebop. He is believed to be a fan.
He loves swords, as shown in his playthroughs of Borderlands 2 and Dead Island; his favorite is the katana. If given the option, he'd take a katana, regardless of whether a more conventional weapon would be more appropriate.
He has stated he wanted to start a collection of katanas, but never had enough room for them.
He has received a few katanas from various fans.
It appears that he got his laugh from his mom.
He dislikes THQ.
At PAX Prime 2012, Notch gave Nova his phone number for some reason.
When he was living in one of his previous households, he hung up posters of One Direction and Justin Bieber in plain view of his webcam. Whether or not he genuinely likes those performers, he has stated that the posters exist to troll his fan base.
He had also hung up posters saying "I still copy," which is a reference to the notion that gamers "copy" each others series by playing the same games. It is also a reference to the fan flame wars between his fans and PewDiePie's.
Prior to moving to Colorado, James did not have his driver's license.
He once starred in a WWE All-Stars video with TonyPizzaGuy after many requests from fans. Nova did not record or advertise it, but Tony was pleased nonetheless. He later appeared in Tony's podcast "Triple Threat" with Tubby Emu and Tony.