Ricky Gervais is a stand-up comedian, actor, director, screenwriter, and singer. He has worked in the music industry during the beginning of his career and then moves on to stand up comedy, where he gets immense success in his various ventures. He appeared on The 11 O’Clock Show during 1998 and 2000. In the 2016 comedy movie David Brent: Life on the Road, he reprised his role as Brent.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Ricky Gervais Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 9 Rumours and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Ricky Gervais was born on 25 June 1961 in Reading. He was born at Battle Hospital, which is in Reading and raised alongside two brothers and one sister. He was born to Lawrence Raymond “Jerry” Gervais and Eva Sophia. His father was from Ontario while his mother was English.
He attended Whitley Park Infants and Junior Schools for his early education and then move to Ashmead Comprehensive School. In 1980, he got admission to University College London. During his college years, he met Jane Fallon with whom he has been in a relationship since 1982.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Ricky Dene Gervais|
|Age:||59 years old|
|Birth Date:||25 June 1961|
|Birth Place:||Reading, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom|
|Parents:||Father – Lawrence Raymond “Jerry” Gervais
Mother – Eva Sophia
|Spouse:||Jane Fallon (1984–)|
|Profession:||Stand-up comedian, Actor, Director, Screenwriter, and Singer|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$150 Million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Ricky Gervais is 59 years old and about 1.73 m tall in height. He is about 82 kg in weight and is on a diet to lose weight according to recent posts.
Education, School/College University
Ricky Gervais went to Whitley Park Infants and Junior Schools for his primary education and then got admission into Ashmead Comprehensive School for secondary education. At the University of Reading, he does gardening work and then gets admission to University College London.
In the year 1980, he got into UCL, where he wanted to learn biology but changed his subjects to philosophy in two weeks’ time. He received an upper-class honor degree for the philosophy subject. He also met his partner Jane Fallon in the UCL with whom he has been in a relationship since 1982.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Ricky Gervais was born to Lawrence Raymond Gervais and Eva Sophia. He has three elder siblings, two brothers, and one sister. His eldest brother Larry was born in 1945, then sister Marsha in 1948, and Robert in 1950. His father was from Ontario and moved to United Kingdon during the second world war. His nationality is of British from his mother’s side. Ricky does not have any interest in politics, but he has strong views supporting gay rights.
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Ricky Gervais has been in a relationship with Jane Fallon since 1982. While both are committed towards their relationship, but does not believe in marriage. Ricky does not believe in god and the reasons why he isn’t getting married. They also do not have any children saying they are content with what they have.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||In a relationship|
|When did he get married? (married date):||Yet to be married|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||Jane Fallon|
|Is Ricky Gervais Gay?||No|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Jane Fallon|
Professional Life and Career
Ricky Gervais wanter to be a singer but later changed in his profession to stand up comedy. He has appeared in many shows during his career. Not only comedy but he also worked as an actor, director, screenwriter and singer during his career.
In the year 2000, he got a spoof talk show. His most successful work, which got him the recognition as an artist, was in the mock documentary series, The Office. In the year 2005, he got a role in the Extras. He was also the co-writer and co-director of Stephen Merchant.
Awards & Nominations
Ricky Gervais has co-hosted the Golden Globe awards in the year 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2016. Ricky has won five British Comedy Awards, two Emmy Awards, seven BAFTA Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and in the year 2006, he won Rose D’Or. In the year 2007, he was named the 11th greatest stand-up comedian.
Ricky Gervais Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
As of August 2020, Ricky Gervais has a net worth of $150 million, which he has earned over his 37 years of career. He has worked as an actor, stand-up comedian, director, screenwriter, and singer.
Rumours and Controversy/Scandal
Ricky Gervais has been in the news due to his various comments made on Hollywood star while hosting Golden Globes. Not only that, but he openly supported gay weddings, which were not received well. He is also an atheist and openly opposes the religions.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
He has over 13.4 million followers on twitter, making him quite popular. On Instagram, he has over 1.8 million followers and 4.3 million on Facebook.
Ricky started his career in music and then change to comedy and become a famous writer and actor. During his long career, he was a part of various famous venture owning to his immense talents. He has also hosted the famous golden globe awards. He is in a happy relationship with Jane Fallon since 1982 and happy in keeping it that way.