Hazen, Michael James McIntyre is an English comedian, writer, and television personality who was born on February 21, 1976. He was the world’s highest-grossing stand-up comedian in 2012. On BBC One, he now hosts Michael McIntyre’s Big Show on Saturday nights and The Wheel, a game show.
In addition to stand-up, McIntyre has presented Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow on BBC One, appeared in three episodes of Live at the Apollo, and served as a judge on Britain’s Got Talent in 2011.
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Michael McIntyre is a British comedian with a fortune of $80 million. Michael McIntyre has been rumored to earn up to $30 million per year and has been dubbed the world’s highest-grossing comedian. Live and Laughing, Hello Wembley, Showtime, and Happy & Glorious are four of his DVDs that have sold over five million copies in the United Kingdom.
He has also presented his own comic show, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, which has been featured in three episodes of Live at the Apollo, in addition to stand-up. McIntyre was a judge on Britain’s Got Talent in 2011.
In 2011 and 2013, he co-hosted several portions on Comic Relief. He was born in Merton, West London, near Wimbledon, on February 21, 1976. He studied for a year at Edinburgh University before dropping out to pursue a career in scriptwriting.
He appeared on BBC One’s Live at the Apollo from 2007 to 2009, as well as other panel and talk shows such as Top Gear, The Apprentice: You’re Fired!, and The Big Fat Quiz of the Year. He began presenting Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow on Saturday nights in 2009, and in 2011 he joined the panel of judges on Britain’s Got Talent alongside David Hasselhoff and Amanda Holden.
He quit this position in 2012 to focus on his stand-up shows, and in 2013, he performed in front of 9,000 spectators at the Coca-Cola Dome in Johannesburg in the largest comedy show in Africa.
McIntyre was born in London to Thomas Cameron McIntyre, better known as Ray Cameron, a Canadian comedian and comedy writer for British television, and his wife Kati. By virtue of his father, McIntyre is a dual British-Canadian citizen. Kati, his mother, is of Hungarian Jewish descent.
McIntyre has hosted the Royal Variety Performance three times, notably in 2010, when he was the youngest ever host.
McIntyre’s debut tour of the United Kingdom, which included a record-breaking six nights at Wembley Arena and four nights at The O2, drew an estimated 500,000 fans.
His UK tour in 2012 includes 71 arena shows in front of over 700,000 people, including a record-breaking 10 nights at London’s O2 Arena. According to Pollstar, the tour helped McIntyre become the world’s best-selling comic of 2012, grossing over £21 million.
McIntyre performed the largest comedy show in Africa in front of 9,000 spectators at the Coca-Cola Dome in Johannesburg on April 20, 2013.
McIntyre’s “Happy & Glorious” tour toured the UK and Ireland in 2015. He took the tour to Norway for two nights in February 2016 and to Australia for four performances in October 2016.
He surpassed Take That as the highest-selling act at the O2 Arena in 2018, selling over 400,000 tickets over 28 gigs, breaking the previous record.
Life and Laughing: My Story, McIntyre’s autobiography, was published in 2010.
He released A Funny Life, the second installment of his memoirs, in 2021, describing his life after his debut at the 2006 Royal Variety Performance (the event at which his previous book concluded).
McIntyre and his aromatherapist wife, Kitty, who is the daughter of actor Simon Ward and sister of actress Sophie Ward, live in Hampstead, London. Lucas and Oscar are the couple’s two sons.
McIntyre is a Tottenham Hotspur supporter. McIntyre is a big cricket fan who has featured on Test Match Special to talk about the game.
Men on mopeds robbed McIntyre of a watch while parked outside his children’s school on June 4, 2018.