Kelly Monteith - Bio, Death Cause, Wife, Age, Facts, Net Worth, Career

Kelly Monteith

Facts About Kelly Monteith

Celebrated Name Kelly Monteith
Age 80 Years Old
Nick Name Kelly Monteith
Birth Name Kelly Norton Monteith
Birth Date 1942-10-17
Gender Male
Profession Comedian , Actor , Writer
Birth Nation USA
Nationality American
Place Of Birth St. Louis, Missouri
Ethnicity American-White
Religion Christian
Horoscope Libra
Marital Status Married
Wife Caroline Alexander (Ex)
Sexual Orientation Straight
Net Worth $300K
Source of Wealth Entertainment Industry
Salary Thousand of Dollar
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 79 KG
Eye Color Light Brown
Hair Color Light Brown-Black
Death Date January 1, 2023
Links Wikipedia

Kelly Monteith was an American comedian, actor, writer, and producer. He was known to the public for writing and starring in the BBC comedy show "Kelly Monteith". He started his writing career back in 1976 in the TV Series, "The Kelly Monteith Show" for one episode. Some of his notable works are Kelly Monteith in One (1985), Out of This World (1990), A Lousy 10 Grand (2004), Too Hip for the Room (2015), The Real Geezers of Beverly Hills-Adjacent (2019), Kelly Monteith's BBC Memories (2019-2020), and others. Sadly, Kelly passed away on January 1, 2023, at the age of 80. The entire world is mourning the loss of comedian Kelly Monteith. 

What was Kelly Monteith Famous For?

  • Kelly Monteith was a comedian, producer, writer, and actor
  • Kelly's breakthrough role came in 1979 when he wrote and created the TV Series, "Kelly Monteith", until 1984.

Comedian Kelly Monteith Dies At 80

On January 1, 2023, Kelly Monteith died at his home in Los Angeles, at the age of 80. His death was announced on January 2 in a social media statement by The Anglophile Channel, an LA-based production company he worked with in later years. 

The Anglophile Channel issued a statement that read, "It is with great sadness that The Anglophile Channel announces the passing of our dearest friend/teammate, comedian, and broadcaster Kelly Monteith." It further read, "Kelly was an integral part of TAC having co-hosted Brit Flix with Kelly, Paul, and Two-Buch Chuck and Kelly's BBC Memories. In 2015, Monteith and Paul Boland were awarded the National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards for Best Television Anchor/Host by the Los Angeles Press Club."

The statement continued, ‘After a few successful appearances on the Des O'Connor Show, Monteith starred in his own successful comedy series, "Kelly Monteith" which ran on the BBC for six seasons. Monteith co-wrote his titular series with Neil Shand. Monteith was one o the first American comedians to get his own show on the BBC. In America, Monteith starred in two series on CBS called "The Kelly Monteith Show" and "The Hit Squad".

It further read, "As Kelly often remarked, one of the highlights of his career was performing for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at the Royal Variety Performance in 1983. His time in England was incredibly special to Monteith. During his time there, he met his future wife Caroline. The couple have two children."

The channel concluded the statement by writing, "Kelly will be deeply missed at The Anglophile Channel, in the world of comedy, and by his family and friends alike." As of right now, the cause behind the death of Kelly Monteith has not been disclosed.

Monteith's "Kelly Monteith" co-star Lisa Vanderpump led tributes on social media. Likewise, many other comedians, including Bennett Arron, Al Murray, and John Wing Jr. also paid tribute to him. 

Kelly Monteith Dies At 80

Where was Kelly Monteith From?

Kelly Monteith from St. Louis, Missouri was born on October 17, 1942, under the zodiac sign of Libra. His full name was Kelly Norton Monteith. He was American by nationality and he belonged to American-White ethnic background. Kelly lastly cut his birthday cake on October 17, 2022, when his age turned 80. His religious belief was in Christianity. Kelly had not stated any details regarding his family, siblings, and educational qualification to the media. 

Kelly Monteith Career Timeline

  • Kelly Monteith, before his fame, performed as a guest comedian on NBC's The" Tonight Show" and the BBC's "Des O'Connor Tonight". After that, he had a short-lived variety show on CBS, "The Kelly Monteith Show" in 1976. 
  • Kelly was then offered his own series by the BBC and it was in 1979, "Kelly Monteith" was broadcasted, and successfully ran for six seasons.
  • In 1984, "Lettuce Be Cool", a non-music comedy album by Monteith was released in the United Kingdom by Chrysalis Records - CHR 1436.
  • Then, Kelly performed at the Royal Variety Performance, before a nationwide tour in 1983. He also hosted the short-lived hidden camera television show "The Hit Squad" (1987-1988). 
  • The comedian also wrote, directed, and starred in the low-budget comedy "A Lousy 10 Grand". This was followed by the six-part TV series "The Real Geezers of Beverly Hills, Adjacent" in 2019. The series was released in 2019. 
  • He also produced and wrote "Too Hip for the Room" in 2015 and "Kelly Monteith's BBC Memories" (2019-2020). 

Kelly Monteith Awards and Achievements

  • "Kelly Monteith" won the Silver Rose for the BBC at the Montreux Television Festival in Switzerland during the series' run
  • Monteith and Paul Bland were awarded the National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Award for Best Television Anchor/Host by the Los Angeles Press Club in 2015

Who was Kelly Monteith's Wife?

Kelly Monteith was a married man. He was a father of two children with his beautiful ex-wife whose name is Caroline Alexander. Details regarding their married date and divorce cause is still a mystery. Moreover, the identity of their children is also unknown in the media. He was single at the time of his death. His sexual orientation was straight and he was not gay. 

In February 2021, his ex-wife set up a GoFundMe page to raise some funds to save her ex-husband's life, who suffered a massive stroke. Kelly was hospitalized for nearly two months at Cedars-Sinal Medical Center.

Kelly Monteith and Gabrielle Drake in 1980

How much was Kelly Monteith's Net Worth?

Kelly Monteith was a TV personality whose net worth was estimated to have $300K as of January 2023. His main source of wealth was from the entertainment industry as a stand-up comedian. He also made a cool sum of money through his writing profession. As a writer, he had written nine TV stories, and his work as a writer also boost his net worth. His annual salary was thousand of dollars. He lived a modest lifestyle from his career earnings. 

How tall was Kelly Monteith?

Kelly Monteith was a cool comedian whose funny gigs attracted a lot of audiences towards him. He was a funny man who was able to make a huge impact and influence other comedians as well. The comedian stood at the perfect height of 5 feet 8 inches and his body weight was 79 KG. His body type was slim. His hair color was light brown-black whereas his eye color was light brown. In February 2021, he suffered two strokes that left him with aphasia. He was hospitalized for two months at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. 

Trivias About Kelly Monteith You Need To Know.

  • His full name was Kelly Norton Monteith.
  • In February 2021, he suffered two strokes that left him with aphasia.
  • He wrote and starred in the BBC comedy show "Kelly Monteith".
  • In 1976, Monteith had a short-lived variety show on CBS, The Kelly Monteith Show.
  • In 2019, he wrote and starred in the six-part TV series The Real Geezers of Beverly Hills, Adjacent.

Frequently Asked Questions About Kelly Monteith.

Where was Kelly Monteith born?

Kelly Monteith was born in St. Louis, Missouri.

What is the net worth of Kelly Monteith?

The net worth of Kelly Monteith is $300K.

What is the salary of Kelly Monteith?

The salary of Kelly Monteith is Thousand of Dollar.

What is the color of Kelly Monteith's eye?

Kelly Monteith eye color is Light Brown.

What is the color of Kelly Monteith's hair?

Kelly Monteith hair color is Light Brown-Black.