Ricky Gervais net worth, career, lifestyle, and Awards

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What is Ricky Gervais net worth?

Ricky Gervais is an English comedian, actor, director, and writer. Ricky Gervais net worth is approx $140 million. He is most recognized for acting, writing, and producing films such as The Invention Of Lying, Cemetery Junction, and Special Correspondents.

Rich Gervais net worth makes him one of the wealthiest actors in the world.

Who is Ricky Gervais?

Ricky Gervais is a famous stand-up comedian from the United Kingdom who has appeared in several TV shows. He has worked as an actor, director, writer, singer, and producer. He works as an activist and has appeared in a number of movies. Gervais is active in several other endeavors and has also been voiced in several video games. He is the winner of many awards.

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His Profile

Real NameRicky Dene Gervais
AliasRicky Gervais
Birth Date25 June 196
Age62
NationalityBritish
Height1.73 m
Weight72 kg
OccupationEnglish stand-up comedian, actor, screenwriter, director, producer, musician, presenter and author
Active Years1982–Present
PartnerJane Fallon (1982–present)
Websiterickygervais.com
Rick Gervais Net Worth$140 million

Biography

Ricky Gervais was born on June 25, 1961, in Reading, Berkshire, England, to Lawrence Raymond “Jerry” Gervais and Eva Sophia House Gervais. Gervais attended Whitley Park Infants and Junior Schools, and later Ashmead Comprehensive School. He then proceeded to University College London (UCL), from where he graduated in 1983 with a degree in philosophy.

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In 1983, while still attending University College London, Ricky Gervais co-founded a new-wave pop duo known as Seona Dancing, along with his friend Bill Macrae. The duo signed to London Records and released two singles “More to Lose” and “Bitter Heart.”

Gervais also worked as the manager for Suede before the band’s success in the 1990s. However, he turned to act and comedy after many of his music projects failed to take off.

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Career

When he was still a student, Ricky Gervais formed a pop duo Seona Dancing. Later, he released two singles. He also served as Suede’s manager in the 1990s. He was the assistant event manager at ULU.

In 1999, he served as the writer of ‘The Jim Tavare Show’. In 2000, he appeared in ‘The 11 O’Clock Show’. He was the host of his own show ‘Meet Ricky Gervais’. He then starred, created, and directed the UK version of ‘The Office’.

He has also appeared in ‘The Extras’ for which he was also the writer, executive producer, and director. From 2010 to 2012, he was seen in ‘An Idiot Abroad’. From 2012 to 2014, he appeared in ‘Derek’. Gervais appeared in ‘Child Support’ in 2018.

He made his movie debut in 2001. In 2006, he starred in ‘Night at the Museum’. His other film credits include ‘Stardust’, ‘Special Correspondents’, ‘Ghost Town’, ‘Cemetery Junction’, ‘The Unbelievers’, ‘The Little Prince’ and ‘David Brent: Life on the Road’. He will be voicing Ika Chu in ‘Blazing Samurai’.

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Gervais is also active on the radio and the internet. He hosts the show ‘The Ricky Gervais Show’ on the weekly podcast. He has also performed stand-up comedy and has hosted several events.

Awards and Recognitions

7x BAFTA Awards, 4x British Comedy Awards, 2x Emmy Awards, 3x Golden Globe Awards, and 2x Rose d’Or (2006 & 2019)

Personal Life

Talks about his marital status and love life. He is a married man. He got married to Jane Fallon in 1982. His girlfriend’s details are not known.

Ricky Gervais Net Worth

As of July 2023, Ricky Gervais net worth is estimated to be more than $120 million. His main source of wealth is his acting career. He has hosted many shows and has also produced and directed several shows and films. He is also active in animation and has released several books.

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FAQs about Ricky Gervais

How old is Ricky Gervais?

Ricky Gervais was born on June 25, 1961, he is 62 years as of 2023.

What is Ricky Gervais Net Worth?

 Ricky Gervais net worth is estimated around $120 million.

What is Ricky Gervais favorite soccer team?

He is a fan of Reading FC.