Ricky Gervais Net Worth, Age, Height, Wife, Wiki, Bio


Ricky Gervais is an English comedian, actor, writer, director, and singer. He is best known as the co-creator of the acclaimed sitcoms ‘The Office‘ and ‘Extras‘.

Ricky Gervais photoshoot with his dog


Full NameRicky Dene Gervais
Also Known AsRicky Gervais, Reeves & Mortimer, Cluub Zarathustra
Profession(s)Comedian, Actor, Director, Producer, Writer, Singer
Date of Birth25 June 1961
Age61 years (As of 2023)
Place of BirthReading, Berkshire, England
Zodiac SignCancer
Ancestry & HeritageEnglish, French-Canadian

Physical Stats

Height5′ 8″ (173 cm)
Weight75 kg (165 lbs)
Body MeasurementsChest – 40 inches, Waist – 35 inches, Biceps – 14 inches
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourGrey
Ricky Gervais talking about After Life

Family & Relationships

ParentsLawrence Raymond Gervais (father), Eva Sophia Gervais (mother)
SiblingsMarsha Gervais, Bob Gervais, Larry Gervais
AffairsJane Fallon (1982-1983)
RelationshipDating Christine Taylor (since 2021)
Partner/SpouseJane Fallon (1983-present)

Education & Early Life

SchoolingAshmead Comprehensive School, Reading, Berkshire
Higher EducationUniversity College London
Early LifeBorn into a working class English family. Got interested in comedy from an early age.
Early InfluencesLaurel and Hardy, Woody Allen, Christopher Guest


DebutFormed pop duo Seona Dancing in 1983. First TV role in 1998 on ‘Meet Ricky Gervais’
Significant WorksThe Office, Extras, After Life, Derek, Hosted Golden Globes (2010-2020)
Awards & Nominations7 BAFTAs, 7 Emmys, 3 Golden Globes
FilmographyNight at the Museum, Ghost Town, The Invention of Lying, Muppets Most Wanted
Tours & Live ShowsAnimals, Politics, Fame (2010), Humanity (2018)
CollaborationsAppeared on shows like Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Simpsons, Family Guy
DocumentariesThe Story of David Brent: Life on the Road (2017)
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Net Worth & Assets

Net Worth$130 million
Properties$11 million mansion in London, $8.3 million NY apartment
Business VenturesLaunched ‘Learn Guitar with David Brent’ app
InvestmentsInvestor in several startups and small companies

Trivia & Miscellaneous

Hobbies & InterestsPlaying guitar, watching UFC fights, stand-up comedy
ControversiesHis abrasive hosting style at Golden Globes drew criticism
Philanthropy & ActivismSupports animal rights, PETA, Best Friends Animal Society
Public ImageKnown for his blunt, politically incorrect sense of humor
Personal ChallengesStruggled with alcohol addiction in the 1990s
Notable InterviewsFeatured on Inside the Actors Studio, The Joe Rogan Experience
Quotes“Offence is the collateral damage of free speech.”
Ricky Gervais on live show

Social Media & Online Presence

Twitter Handle@rickygervais
Youtube ChannelRicky Gervais

Legacy & Influence

Cultural ReferencesHis iconic David Brent character remains a staple of pop culture
Achievements Outside Primary ProfessionFormed the successful pop-duo Seona Dancing in 1980s
MentorshipLongtime collaborator Stephen Merchant credits Ricky for guiding him
LegacyTransformed British television comedy and made cringe humor mainstream

Through pioneering shows like ‘The Office’, Ricky redefined comedy. He made awkward, cringe humor popular and accessible. His work continues to inspire comics today.