Ricky Gervais is a popular stand-up comedian from the United Kingdom who has appeared in several TV shows. He has worked as an actor, director, writer, singer, and producer. He works as an activist and has appeared in a number of movies. Gervais is active in several other endeavours and has also voiced in several video games. He is the winner of many awards. Here is a quick summary of Ricky Gervais’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Ricky Dene Gervais is the son of Eva Sophia and Lawrence Raymond Gervais. He was born in Berkshire, England on 25 June 1961. He spent his childhood in Whitley.
He completed his schooling at Ashmead Comprehensive School. He went to University College London for his bachelor’s degree. He was previously the chief of Will Champion.
Since 1982, Ricky Gervais has been living with his partner Jane Fallon. The couple lives in New York City and Hampstead. He supports gay rights and is a humanist. He is a fan of the UFC.
Gervais is also very active in social media and has won the Shorty Award. He is involved in philanthropy and has also participated in a charity boxing. He was also named as PETA’s Person of the Year in 2013.
When he was still a student, Ricky Gervais formed a pop duo Seona Dancing. Later, he released two singles. He has also served as Suede’s manager in the 1990s. He was the assistant event manager in ULU.
In 1999, he served as the writer of ‘The Jim Tavare Show’. In 2000, he appeared in ‘The 11 O’Clock Show’. He was the host of his own show ‘Meet Ricky Gervais’. He then starred, created, and directed the UK version of ‘The Office’.
He has also appeared in ‘The Extras’ for which he was also the writer, executive producer, and director. From 2010 to 2012, he was seen in ‘An Idiot Abroad’. From 2012 to 2014, he appeared in ‘Derek’. Gervais appeared in ‘Child Support’ in 2018.
He made his movie debut in 2001. In 2006, he starred in ‘Night at the Museum’. His other film credits include ‘Stardust’, ‘Special Correspondents’, ‘Ghost Town’, ‘Cemetery Junction’, ‘The Unbelievers’, ‘The Little Prince’ and ‘David Brent: Life on the Road’. He will be voicing Ika Chu in ‘Blazing Samurai’.
Gervais is also active on radio and the internet. He hosts the show ‘The Ricky Gervais Show’ on the weekly podcast. He has also performed stand-up comedy and has hosted several events.
Awards & Achievements
Ricky Gervais is the winner of the 2004 Golden Globe Award. He is a two-time Primetime Emmy winner and has won the BAFTA TV Awards four times in his career. He is also the winner of the 2016 Britannia Award. In 2017, he won the BTVA Special/DVD Voice Acting Award. Other awards won by him are British Comedy Award, Gold Derby TV Award, RTS Television Award, Satellite Award, TCA Award, and Women’s Image Network Award.
Net Worth of Ricky Gervais
The estimated net worth of Ricky Gervais is more than $100 million. His main source of wealth is from his acting career. He has hosted many shows and has also produced and directed several shows and films. He is also active in animation and has released several books. Ricky Gervais has served as the writer, producer, and director of the movies ‘The Invention of Lying’, ‘Cemetery Junction’, and ‘Special Correspondents’. He has also created, written, directed and produced many TV shows.
Ricky Gervais is one of the most famous actors in the world. He is active in several fields from acting to philanthropy and from singing to comedy. He has found immense success in his career and continued to entertain people. He is an influence to many across the world.