Peter Kay is a British comedy actor. He is also a writer, producer. He started his career as a part-time stand-up comedian. We know him for ”That Peter Kay Thing” tv series. In 2005, he recorded a video that was the best-selling single in the UK that year. Again In 2008, he wrote a song named “The Winner’s Song”, which got 2nd place in the UK singles chart at that time.
He achieved several awards such as Best Male Comedy and Best Scripted Comedy on BAFTA TV Award. He also got National Television Award for Best Comedy and Royal Television Society award for the best newcomer.
Peter Kay Wiki, Age, Wife, Net Worth.
Peter Kay’s Early life, Parents & Education:
Peter Kay was born on 2 July 1973. Now he is 46 Years old. Her birthplace is Farnworth, Lancashire, England. His real name is Peter John Kay. His father’s name is Michael John Kay. He died in 1999. He was an engineer. His mother’s name is Margaret Deirdre O’Neill.
He studied Mount Saint Joseph School. Besides studying, he also worked in a toilet roll factory and supermarket. The first time, he admitted to the University of Liverpool for completing his graduation on Drama, Theatre Studies, and English Literature. But he changed that university and admitted again University of Salford’s and completed his graduation on Media, Music, and Performance.
Peter Kay Career ( Music, Film, &Television)
He began his stand-up career through North West Comedian competition and he won the competition after beating Johnny Vegas. At first, he worked as a getaway driver on a TV project named ”New Voices” in 1997. But he made his TV debut as a character comedy actor in 1998.
In 2000, he worked ”That Peter Kay Thing” as a creator, writer, director, and actor. It was a very successful project for him. Then his popularity was increasing day by day and he was offered many films, television series, and live tours. He also worked on stage shows from 2000-2011. One year, he had sold 10 million Stand-up DVDs and it was a big record for a comedian in the UK.
In 2005, his one song “Is This the Way to Amarillo” which became the highest-selling song of the year and went ”Number 1” song for seven weeks. After two years later, another song “I’m Gonna Be” reached again at the top of the UK singles chart.
Peter Kay Personal Life, Girlfriend & Spouse:
Peter Kay married to Susan Gargan in 2000. They met up with each other in a nightclub in Bolton in 1998. He proposed to his wife Susan sitting on Susan’s one knee and they kissed each other. Before marrying, they were dating for three years. He has three children. His son’s name is Charlie Michael Kay. Other two children name is not known yet
Real Name/Brith Name: Peter John Kay
Nick Name: Peter
Profession: Comedian, Film producer, Voice acting, Disc jockey, Screenwriter, Television Director.
Television: That Peter Kay Thing (2000)
Film: Wallace & Gromit (2005)
Music: Is This the Way to Amarillo(2005)
Date of Brith: 2 July 1973
Age (as in 2020) : 46 Years
Birthplace: Farnworth, Lancashire, England
Hometown: Farnworth, Lancashire, England
Astrological signs: Cancer
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Ethnicity: Caucasian or White
School: Mount Saint Joseph School
College/University: the University of Liverpool, University of Salford
Educational Qualification: Doctor of Arts degree
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) -in feet inches- 5.8”
Weight (approx.) -in kilograms- 120 kg
Eye Colour: Hazel
Hair Colour: Black
Peter Kay Family-
Wife Susan Gargan (m.2001-present)
Children’s Son: Charlie Michael Kay, has also two children
Parents Father: Michael John Kay (engineer)
Mother: Margaret Deirdre O’Neill
Siblings There are no siblings of Peter Kay
Famous Relatives Not Known
Net Worth: $60-70 million (estimated)
Television: New Voices(1996)
Film: Going Off Big Time (2000)
Music: Is This the Way to Amarillo(2005)
Peter Kay Awards
Rose d’Or Light Entertainment Festival(2005): Best Sitcom Actor for Max & Paddy’s Road to Nowhere
TRIC Award(2006): TV Entertainment Programme for Car Share
Banff Rockie Award(2009): Best Music or Variety Program for Britain’s Got the Pop Factor……….
BAFTA TV Award(2016): Best Male Comedy and Best Scripted Comedy for Car Share
British Screenwriters’ Award(2016): Best Comedy Writing on Television for Car Share
Broadcast Awards(2016): Best Original Programme for Car Share
Broadcasting Press Guild Awards(2016): Best Made for Online for Car Share
National Television Awards(2016): Most Popular Comedy Series for Car Share
Social Media Account Stats :Twitter: @peterkay_co_uk _(775.4k followers)
Instagram: Not Open Yet
Facebook: @thepeterkay_( Like : 1,254,614 & Followers:1,366,528)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Peter Kay.
1. Peter Kay was born on 2 July 1973. As of 2020, he is 48 years old.
2. His Real Name is Peter John Kay
3. His father was an engineer named Michael John Kay. His mother’s name is Margaret Deirdre O’Neill.
4. Peter School’s name is Mount Saint Joseph School. Peter Kay’s college name is the University of Liverpool and the University of Salford. Peter Kay’s Educational Qualification is a Doctor of Arts degree.
5. He married Susan Gargan in 200. Peter Kay has three children
6. He got many famous awards and nominations.
7.Peter Kay’s net worth $60-70 million.
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