Matt Lucas - Bio, Net Worth, Age, Partner, Family, Weight Loss, Salary

Matt Lucas

Facts About Matt Lucas

Celebrated Name Matt Lucas
Age 49 Years Old
Nick Name Matt Lucas
Birth Name Matthew Richard Lucas
Birth Date 1974-03-05
Gender Male
Profession Comedian
Place Of Birth Paddington, London
Nationality British-German
Birth Nation UK
Religion Judaism
Horoscope Pisces
Ethnicity British-White
Mother Diana
Father John Stanley Lucas
Brothers Howard Lucas
School Aylward Primary School and Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School
University University of Bristol
Marital Status Married and Divorced
Sexual Orientation Gay
Partner Kevin McGee
Height 6 feet 4 inches
Weight 90 Kg
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Net Worth $12 Million
Source of Wealth Entertainment Industry
Links Wikipedia

Matt Lucas is a British-German actor, TV presenter, comedian, and writer who is best known for his work with David Walliams on the BBC sketch comedy series Little Britain (2003–2007, 2020) and Come Fly With Me (2010–2011). Also, he is renowned for portraying the role of Nardole in the BBC series Doctor Who (2015–2017). He has also appeared in films, including Alice in Wonderland (2010), Bridesmaids (2011), Small Apartments (2012), and Paddington (2014). Since 2020, Lucas has presented The Great British Bake Off, alongside Noel Fielding. He has also written his autobiography and a children's book.

What is Matt Lucas Famous For?

  • Being an English actor, comedian, writer, and television personality.
  • For his work with David Walliams on the television sketch comedy show "Little Britain".

Who are the Parents of Matt Lucas?

Matt Lucas took birth with the born name of Matthew Richard Lucas on 5th March 1974 in Paddington, London, the UK. His religion is Judaism and his zodiac sign is Pisces. He holds British-German nationality and his ethnicity is British-White. His present age is 48 as of 2022. He was born as the younger son of Diana (mother) and John Stanley Lucas (father). His dad was in the chauffeuring business. He also has a sibling; an elder brother namely Howard Lucas. His family was Jewish; some of his mother's family fled Nazi Germany just before the Second World War. He has had alopecia since childhood, losing all of his hair at the age of six. When he was 22, his father died of a heart attack at the age of 52. Regarding his educational background, he was educated at Aylward Primary School and Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire. He studied drama at the University of Bristol between 1992 and 1995, although he did not complete his degree. He also spent time with the National Youth Theatre. 

British-German actor and TV presenter, Matt Lucas

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Matt Lucas Career Timeline

  • Initially, he appeared in "The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer" in 1995. After that, he starred in "Shooting Stars" and also appeared on occasion as Marjorie Dawes, George's mother, who also appears in "Little Britain".
  • Later, he appeared with Reeves & Mortimer in the BBC TV series "Randall & Hopkirk" (Deceased) and "Catterick". 
  • In the year 1996, Lucas and David Walliams got together for their first television work – a parodic sketch show "Mash and Peas". 
  • In 1999, the two yet again wrote and starred in the comedy series "Sir Bernard's Stately Homes".
  • His music video appearances include the Damien Hirst-directed video for Blur's "Country House," "Jesusland" by Ben Folds in 2005, "I'm with Stupid" by the Pet Shop Boys, and "Vindaloo" by Fat Les.
  • Likewise, he ventured into stage musicals in 2002 and took a role in Boy George's musical Taboo at The Venue in London. He also played the performance artist Leigh Bowery.
  • In 2001, Lucas and Walliams created a sketch show "Little Britain" for BBC Radio 4 which later became a television series (2003) which in turn became a huge hit and won many awards. 
  • In January 2005, Lucas and Walliams were named the most powerful people in TV comedy by Radio Times.
  • Little Britain Live was amongst the world's largest comedy tours ever and ran for two years (2005-2007) in the UK and Australia.
  • He took his first role in a television drama in Casanova in the year 2005 and voiced the character of Merlin in King Arthur's Disasters. 
  • He appeared on the BBC Radio 4 program Desert Island Discs in 2006 and made a cameo appearance in Shaun of the Dead as Tom, the cousin of Shaun's friend Yvonne.
  • He released "I'm Gonna Be" in 2007. 
  • Likewise, he starred as Mr. Toad in The Wind in the Willows as well as appeared in Kath & Kim and Neighbours. 
  • He was the first celebrity to appear in 2008's Big Brother Celebrity Hijack on E4.
  • He made a regular performer on 9th April 2009 in the series; Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire. 
  • Next, he played Tweedledee and Tweedledum in Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland in 2010. 
  • He began hosting his own radio show, And The Winner Is in February 2010. 
  • He played Thénardier in the 25th Anniversary Concerts of Les Misérables, at the O2 Arena in London on 3rd October 2010. 
  • He lent his voice to the CGI film "Gnomeo and Juliet" in 2011 and appeared in the new series "Come Fly with Me". 
  • Next, he appeared as the "Generation X" guest on the Australian game show Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation on 28th March 2012. 
  • His own BBC One show The Matt Lucas Awards began on 10th April 2012. 
  • After that, he starred in the dark comedy Small Apartments released in February 2013.
  • He appeared on the NBC series Community as Toby on 21st February 2013 and played Ray Thomas in The Life of Rock with Brian Pern in 2014. 
  • He launched a new comedy series called Pompidou for BBC Two which aired on 1st March 2015. 
  • Likewise, he reprised his role as "Tweedledee/Tweedledum" in Tim Burton's Alice Through the Looking Glass, the sequel to Alice in Wonderland in May 2016. 
  • He joined the BBC series Doctor Who for its tenth series as Nardole. 
  • He released his autobiography titled Little Me in 2017. 
  • He played Bill Snibson in a revival of Me and My Girl at Chichester Festival Theatre in 2018. 
  • He appeared in Les Misérables at the Gielgud Theatre in London's West End in 2019. 
  • He became the new co-host of the Channel 4 and Love Productions television show The Great British Bake Off in 2020. 
  •  In 2021, Lucas continues to sit in for Zoe Ball and host the Radio 2 Breakfast Show.

How much is Matt Lucas Net Worth?

Matt Lucas is an actor, comedian, writer, and television presenter by profession who has made a huge fortune appearing in several shows. Matt Lucas has accumulated a net worth of $12 Million as of 2022. His main source of wealth comes from the entertainment industry. His annual salary is in millions of dollars. Today, he is leading a luxurious lifestyle at present. 

Who is Matt Lucas married to?

Matt Lucas is a married man. In 2006, he formed a civil partnership with Kevin McGee. At a ceremony in Central London in December 2006, he entered into a civil partnership with Kevin McGee. The comedian was in a relationship with Kevin until the pair split in 2008, 18 months after they tied the knot. In his tribute, he wrote about how much he adored Kevin, explaining: "I loved him more than anyone I’ve ever met, and still do. He was so funny and silly and clever and kind and handsome and his smile made my heart soar. We were together for nearly six years and he made me the happiest man on the planet". "In the end, he lost his battle with addiction and depression. I guess some people don’t have the armor for this world. I think of him probably a hundred times a day, every day. In truth, I think of little else. I would give anything to see him again and maybe one day I will, but for now, I will be grateful for the time we had together and the love we shared. It was like no other." Later, they separated and had their civil partnership dissolved through the High Court in 2008. Today, he is living a single life happily. 

Matt Lucas and his partner, Kevin McGee


Matt Lucas is openly gay when it comes to his sexuality. He first suspected of his sexuality at age seven. 

Moreover, he is a patron of the Karen Morris Memorial Trust, a UK charity for leukemia patients and their families. He appeared on Celebrity Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? and won £62,500 for the charity in 2003. 

What is Matt Lucas Height and Weight

Matt Lucas is a handsome man with the perfect height of 6 feet 4 inches and his balanced body weight consist of 90 Kg. His eye color is brown and his hair color is also the same. 

One Show viewers stunned at amazing Matt Lucas Weight Loss

The One Show viewers flocked to Twitter to comment on Matt Lucas’ weight loss as he discussed his appearance on Who Do You Think You Are? with hosts Jermaine Jenas and Lauren Laverne. Matt was joined by his mum Diana on the BBC magazine show as he opened up on the powerful journey he went on to find out more about his heritage. Praising the comedian, @dreambeleeverr tweeted: “Watching #theoneshow #mattlucas has lost so much weight! I need to know his diet.” Praising the comedian, @dreambeleeverr tweeted: “Watching #theoneshow #mattlucas has lost so much weight! I need to know his diet.” “#mattlucas looks like he’s lost some weight. Looking good.#TheOneShow,” @markt2606 continued. During his interview, The One Show aired a clip of Matt making a startling discovery about one of his ancestors. Matt found out his ancestor had lived with Otto Frank and his family. 

Trivias About Matt Lucas You Need To Know.

  • In 2019, Lucas was the bank holiday cover host for the Radio 2 Breakfast Show.
  • His birth name is Matthew Richard Lucas.
  • His family was Jewish; some of his mother's family fled Nazi Germany just before the Second World War.
  • He has had alopecia since childhood, losing all of his hair at the age of six.