Jack Whitehall Biography

Jack Whitehall

Quick Facts Of Jack Whitehall

Celebrated Name Jack Whitehall
Age 31 Years
Nick Name Jack Whitehall
Birth Name Jack Peter Benedict Whitehall
Birth Date 1988-07-07
Gender Male
Profession Comedian
Place Of Birth The Portland Hospital, City of Westminster, London in England
Father Michael John Whitehall
Mother Hilary Amanda Jane Whitehall
Movies English
Ethnicity White
Horoscope Cancer
Brothers Barnaby William
Sisters Molly Louisa
School Tower House School in East Sheen, the Dragon School , Marlborough College
University University of Manchester
Debut Television Show/Series The Good Guys ( 1993 )
Religion Christianity
Residence london, England
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Gemma Chan (ex)
Height 1.85 m ( 6 feet and 1 inch )
Weight 82 kg (181 lbs)
Body Build/Type Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Light Brown
Body Measurement 40-30-37 inches
Shoe Size 11 (US)
Source of Wealth Working in the entertainment industry
Net Worth $4 million (estimated)
Favorite Actor Matt Damon
Favorite Actress Emma Watson
Favorite Place Paris
Favorite Color Blue and Black
Favorite Food Italian Food
Hobbies Listening music, Travelling and Playing Video Games
Famous For His role in television series, Fresh Meat and Bad Education

Jack Peter Benedict Whitehall popularly known by the name Jack Whitehall is an English comedian, television presenter, actor, and writer. He rose to prominence for his stand up comedy. He is best known for starring as JP in the TV series, Fresh Meat and Alfie Wickers in Bad Education. He is also known for the spin-off film, The Bad Education Movie. He is the host of the BRIT Awards since 2018. He was nominated for British Comedy Awards for "Best Comedy Breakthrough" in 2011 and has won King of Comedy, British Comedy Awards in 2012. 

He has over 1.7 million followers on his Instagram.

Comedian Jack Whitehall 'fat-shamed' Piers Morgan at Brit Awards, Morgan slams him back


The 30-years old English comedian, Jack Whitehall made jokes about Piers Morgan at Brit Awards ceremony last month. He was talking to Litte Mix at the Brits where he asked them about their feud with Piers. He made jokes about Piers about Piers four chins.

Piers Morgan waited to slam Jack. Jack appeared on Good Morning Britain, where the host Piers referred to Jack as s "skinny little twerp". Good Morning Britain co-host Susanna Reid laughed at Piers comment. Jack then defended himself saying that he wanted some beef at the Brits. 

Famous For

  • His stand up comedy
  • His role in television series, Fresh Meat and Bad Education.

Who are Jack Whitehall's parents?

Jack Whitehall was born on 7 July 1988. His birth name is Jack Peter Benedict Whitehall. He was born to a father, Michael John Whitehall and a mother, Hilary Amanda Jane Whitehall. He belongs to White ethnicity. His father is a television producer and a former agent, whereas his mother was an actress. He was born at the Portland Hospital in City of Westminster, London in England. He holds English nationality. His zodiac sign is Cancer. He has 2 siblings, a brother, Barnaby William, and a sister, Molly Louisa. 

He attended Tower House School in East Sheen, west London. He then attended the Dragon School in Oxford and Marlborough College in Wiltshire later. He took a year break to pursue a stand-up comedy career. He later attended the University of Manchester for two terms only to study History of Arts. 

Television and Radio Career

He made his television debut in a comedy-drama television series, The Good Guys in 1993. He was 5 years old then. He has appeared in minor roles in other series including, Noah's Ark, Have I Been Here Before?, Little Crackers, and Ruddy Hell! It's Harry and Paul.

He landed the main role in a British comedy-drama television series, Fresh Meat, where he appeared as JP between 2011 and 2016.

His another major role as Alfie Wickers landed in a British television sitcom, Bad Education. He appeared in the sitcom from 2012 to 2014. 

He presented the first and the twelfth week of Big Brother's Big Mouth on E4 in 2008.

He has appeared on Channel 4's 8 Out of 10 Cats in several occasions.

He presented Celebrity Big Brother's Big Mouth in January 2009. He also appeared on The Sunday Night Project. 

In June 2009, he co-presented topical-satire series The TNT Show with Holly Walsh on Channel 4. 

In August 2009, he appeared on Charlie Brooker's Channel 4 panel show, You Have Been Watching. 

In September 2009, he appeared on Would I Lie to You?.

He made his first appearance on BBC Two satirical panel show, Mock the Week. He has since then appeared on it on several occasions. 

He made a guest appearance in an episode of Never Mind the Buzzcocks. 

He has appeared in several other television series such as The Life of Rock with Brain pern, An American Education, Inside No. 9, Cockroaches, Drunk History, and Decline and Fall.

He honored Big Brother presenter Davina McCall on the Channel 4 show A Comedy Roast in 2010. 

He headlined the second episode of Dave's One Night Stand in October 2010. 

He was featured on Comedy Central Presents Jack Whitehall in the United States in February 2011. 

He landed a six-part entertainment series on Channel 4, Hit the Road Jack in 2012. He went on a comedy tour of the country in the same year.

He became a regular panelist for the fifth series of A League of Their Own on Sky 1 in 2012. 

He was guest chairman of Have I Got News for You in November 2012. 

He was a guest star on Top Gear in February 2014. 

He presented the Feeling Nuts Movement's inaugural event, The Feeling Nuts Comedy Night on Channel 4 in October 2014. 

He presented a travel documentary series, Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father in 2017. In the series, his father Michael Whitehall spent five weeks in Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. 

He became the host of BRIT Awards since 2018. 

Stand-up Comedy 

He started performing stand-up comedy at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe at the Pleasance Theatre's Comedy Reserve showcase. 

He won the Amused Moose Laugh Off 2007. He was also the runner-up in the Laughing Horse New Act of The Year competition in So You Think You're Funny?.

He won the Charlie Harthill Special Reserve in 2007.

He was nominated for 'Best Newcomer' in Chortle Awards in 2008. 

He was a finalist in the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year in 2008. 

He performed his solo stand-up show, Nearly Rebellious at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August 2009. 

He was nominated for 'Best Newcomer' at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards in 2009. 

He was accused of stealing Stewart Lee's stand-up routines in September 2009. 

Robbie Williams was accused of stealing one of Whitehall's jokes in his much-publicized "comeback" performance as part of the BBC's electric proms at the Camden Roundhouse in October 2009. 

He appeared on the debut episode of Stand Up for the Week in June 2010. 

He participated in Channel 4's Comedy Gala, a benefit show held in aid of Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital in March 2010.

He was nominated for 'Best Comedy Breakthrough' by the British Comedy Awards in January 2011. 

He set a new Guinness World Records title together with Dara O Briain and Jon Richardson for hosting the 'Highest stand up comedy gig in the world' on a British Airways flight in support of Comic Relief in March 2011.

He performed two shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August 2011. 

He has also performed a series of four stand-up shows, Backchat, with his father. 

He has appeared in the first series of Dave's One Night Stand for the comedy network Dave.

He performed two sell-out solo shows at the Hammersmith Apollo in November 2011, which completed his debut national tour, Let's Not Speak of This Again. 

He appeared on The Big Fat Quiz of the Year in December 2012, where he made a joke about Queen Elizabeth II. It created controversy and National Television Awards publicly stated that Whitehall would not be forced to resign from presenting the awards a short time later. 

Films

He had voice roles in the 2013 film, Frozen.

He appeared in a British comedy film, The Bad Education Movie in 2015. It was his theatrical film debut. He was also the writer of the film.

He appeared as Zack Zimm in the 2016 film, Mother's Day.

He had a voice role in the 2016 film, Asterix: The Mansions of the Gods.

He appeared as Harlequin in the 2018 American fantasy adventure film, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.

His upcoming movie is Jungle Cruise, scheduled to release in 2020. 

Who Is Jack Whitehall Dating?

Jack Whitehall is unmarried. Previously, he was in a relationship with a British film, television, and theatre actress and a former fashion model, Gemma Chan. She was his Fresh Meat co-star. They started dating in 2011 and they later split in 2017. 

Body Measurements

Jack Whitehall stands at a height of 1.85 m i.e. 6 feet and 1 inch tall. He has a body weight of 181 lbs i.e. 82 kg. He has a slim body build. He has blue eyes and his hair color is light brown.

What is Jack Whitehall net worth?

The English comedian Jack Whitehall has earned his fortune working in the entertainment industry. Comedy is his forte. He earned mostly from comedy. He has appeared in tv commercials for Jaguar and Samsung. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated at $4 million. 

Did You Know?

  • He has two godfathers, Nigel Havers, and Richard Griffiths.
  • His comedy hero is Jack Dee.
  • He was classmates with actor Robert Pattinson while at Tower House School.
  • He auditioned for the role of Harry Potter.
  • A photograph of him in possession of cocaine appeared in the News of the World in June 2010. He apologized but did not confirm or deny the allegations.

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