Who is Alan Carr and what is his net worth? – The Sun | The Sun
7th March 2023

ALAN Carr has become one of Britain's leading chat show hosts and TV presenters.

The 46-year-old exploded onto the comedy scene back in 2001 when he won the City Life Best Newcomer of the Year.

Who is Alan Carr?

Alan Carr was born on June 14, 1976, and is an English comedian and TV star.

He was born in Weymouth, Dorset, but spent most of his childhood in Northampton before moving in his early 20s to Manchester, where he began his comedy career.

The Chatty Man's breakthrough was in 2001, winning the City Life Best Newcomer of the Year and the BBC Best New Stand Up Awards.

In the years that followed, his career flourished on the Manchester comedy circuit before he shot to fame hosting The Friday Night Project with Justin Lee Collins.

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What TV shows has Alan Carr been in?

After the success of the Friday Night Project, Alan went solo and hosted Alan Carr's Celebrity Ding Dong in 2008.

Following this, he fronted his own comedy chat show Alan Carr: Chatty Man, which aired on Channel 4 between 2009 and 2016.

He has also done three successful stand-up arena tours: Tooth Fairy Live (2007), Spexy Beast Live (2011) and Yap, Yap, Yap! (2015).

Alan also appeared on the celebrity edition of the Great British Bake Off in March 2018 on Channel 4 which was in aid of Stand Up To Cancer.

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A big dog lover, he presented Channel 4's coverage of Crufts 2018 – appearing alongside Clare Balding – the pair also made a cameo in Hollyoaks.

In 2019, he was offered a spot on the 2019 series of Strictly, but did not take the offer on.

In 2021, Alan took over as host on Interior Design Masters, then in 2022 he returned with the third season of his hit ITV show, Alan Carr's Epic Gameshow.

Who is Alan Carr dating and does he have any children?

As of June 2023, Alan Carr is single and does not have any children.

The TV star split from his husband Paul Drayton in January 2022.

Their pair announced their split in an announcement that said: "After 13 years as a couple and three years of marriage, Alan Carr and Paul Drayton would like to announce they are separating.

"They have jointly and amicably made the difficult decision to divorce and go their separate ways. We request that their privacy is respected at this sensitive time."

What is Alan Carr's net worth?

Alan has a reported net worth of £ 10 million.

The comedian has made money from his TV appearances and shows, his tours and also from book sales.

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Alan currently resides in the village of Aldington, near Folkestone, Kent, in his £2.7million house.

He also has a home in London.

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