Ricky Gervais Bio, Age, Wife, Comedy, Net Worthy, Movies, Shows

Ricky Gervais Biography

Ricky Gervais is an English comedian known for his performances in five multi-national stand-up comedy tours. He is also an actor known for films such as Dominic Badguy in Muppets Most Wanted. Likewise, he is a film creator, writer, and director known for his work in Derek and After Life.

How old is Ricky Gervais? โ€“ Age

The Pros & Cons actor is 62 years old as of 2023. He was born on June 25, 1961, in Whitley, Reading, United Kingdom, where he also grew up.

How tall is Ricky Gervais? โ€“ Height

Gervais is 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m) tall.

Ricky Gervais Mother, Father โ€“ Family

Ricky was born to Lawrence Raymond Gervais and Eva Sophia M. Gervais in Whitley, Reading, United Kingdom. His father worked as a laborer and hod carrier. Unfortunately, it is known that his mother died of lung cancer at age 74. He was brought up along with his three older siblings named Larry, Marsha, and Bob. Larry

Ricky Gervais Education

The comedian enrolled at Ashmead Comprehensive School where he studied and graduated. Afterward, he joined the University College London where he pursued philosophy. Later, he received a degree in upper second-class honors in philosophy from the University of London in 1983.

Actor and Comedian Ricky Gervais Photo
Actor and Comedian Ricky Gervais Photo

Is Ricky Gervais Married? – Wife

Gervais has been in a long-term relationship with his partner, Jane Fallon, since 1984. She is a television producer, writer, novelist, and author. She is known for books such as The Ugly Sister, Tell Me a Secret, Just Got Real, and Got You Back. Unfortunately, Jane was diagnosed with skin cancer and confirmed that her sister Gerry tragically died from cancer.

Ricky Gervais Children

The 23 Hours to Kill actor has no children.

Ricky Gervais Comedy Career

Ricky is a vastly recognized comedian whose style specializes in observational, satirist, and offensive. He is known for his appearances in the Special Correspondents comedy film as Albert Finch. He also starred as Mark Bellison in The Invention of Lying.

Likewise, he was featured as Xanax the magician in a four-week comedy mini-series known as Galavant, It is also known that he appeared in Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee as a regular guest. He is set to appear in the upcoming Armageddon comedy stand-up specials on Netflix.

Acting Career

Gervais is a professional actor known for his portrayal of Dr. McPhee in Night at the Museum. Afterward, he reprised the same role in Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. He appeared behind the voice of Argonaut in Spy Kids: All the Time in the World.

He also appeared as himself in How to Lose Friends and Alienate People. Likewise, he voiced the character of Mr. James Bing in Escape from Planet Earth. He was also cast in Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank portraying the role of Ika Chu.

Most noteworthy, he played the character of David Brent in The Office and David Brent: Life on the Road. He also portrayed the role of Andy Millman in Extras for which he received a Primetime Emmy Award. In addition, he had various roles in 20 episodes of The 11 O’Clock Show.

Movies and TV Shows

  • After Life
  • The Office
  • The Ricky Gervais Show
  • Extras
  • The Invention of Lying
  • Derek
  • Ghost Town
  • An Idiot Abroad
  • Night at the Museum
  • Life’s Too Short
  • David Brent: Life on the Road
  • German Genius
  • Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
  • Muppets Most Wanted
  • Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank
  • Animals
  • Special Correspondents

Awards

  • Seven BAFTA Awards
  • Five British Comedy Awards
  • Two Emmy Awards
  • Three Golden Globe Awards

Books

  • Flanimals of the Deep
  • More Flanimals
  • The World of Karl Pilkington
  • Flanimals

Ricky Gervais Net Worth

Gervais sits at an estimated net worth of $160 Million.

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