|Celebrated Name:||Eddie Izzard|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Edward John Izzard|
|Age:||58 years old|
|Birth Date:||7th February 1962|
|Birth Place:||Colony of Aden|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Eddie Izzard Gay?:||Yes (Transgender)|
|Profession:||Actor, Comedian, Writer|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$25 million|
|Last Updated:||July 2020|
Eddie Izzard is a famous actor, writer, political activist, and stand-up comedian. He has worked in shows like OCEAN’S TWELVE, THE RICHES, ACROSS THE UNIVERSE, THE CAT’S MEOW, and VALKYRIE. He has won several awards till now for his comedy and has been a labor activist for many years. He has also run for LABOUR’S NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE seat. In the year 2009, he also finished 43 marathons within 51 days.
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Early Life & Biography
He was born on 7th February in 1963 in Colony of Eden (Yemen). He is the son of Harold John Izzard and Dorothy Elia. His father was an accountant while the mother was a midwife nurse. When he turned one year, his family shifted to Northern Ireland. When he turned five, his family shifted to Wales. When he was only six, his mother died from cancer. He used to go to ST. JOHN’S SCHOOL located in Porthcawl. When he turned seven, he knew he wanted to become an actor.
At a young age, he came to know that he is transgender. He has kept his romantic life secret because he doesn’t want anyone to make a joke about his partners in comedy shows. He has dated Sarah Townsend, and he met her when she was running the Edinburgh Festival in the year 1989. He has revealed that he is a transgender and proud of his personality. He believes that it’s all about genetics, and one day, people will learn to accept it. He’s a person who can bring revolution in the world with his views and opinions.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on February 7 1962, Eddie Izzard is 58 years old as of today’s date 14th July 2020. His height is 1.7m tall, and his weight is 80kg.
When he was in college, he started doing comedy with his friend, Rob Ballard. When he left his degree course, he began doing acts on the streets with his friend. After parting away from friends, he did various street performances in the US and Europe. He got his first gig at BANANA CABARET located in London.
In the year 1987, he made his first appearance on stage, and then he refined his comedy and gained recognition. He speaks French, Spanish, German, and Arabic while performing acts. He has the capability of jumping between different topics seamlessly while doing comedy. He has won several honors for his comedy.
He has worked in various episodes of the show, HAVE I GOT NEWS FOR YOU. He has worked in several Broadway productions and gave impeccable performances. In the year 1996, he worked in the movie, THE SECRET AGENT. In the year 2009, he appeared in THE DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS.
In the year 2017, he released his autobiography titled BELIEVE ME. He did campaigns for several political issues. He has been active in supporting political leaders also. When he endorsed Jeremy Corbyn (Leader of Labour Party), he decided to become a labor politician, but he failed to become one.
Awards & Achievements
He has got several honors for his contribution to the entertainment industry and education. Here are some major honors banged by him:
- Secured 3rd rank among top 100 British comedians in 2007
- Honorary doctorate in Sunderland University in 2012
- Lifetime achievement award in 2013
- Public language champion 2014 by THE GUARDIAN
- Honorary doctorate of letters in 2018 by YORK ST. JOHN UNIVERSITY
He will continue to win awards like this in the future also because of his capability to entertain and help people.
Net Worth & Salary of Eddie Izzard in 2020
As of July 2020, The net worth of Eddie Izzard is around $25 million, which he has earned by working as a stand-up comedian. He has earned most of the money from comedy, but guest appearances and TV shows also helped him to earn a good amount of money.
Currently, he lives in London, being a spiritual atheist. He is a great person who has lived his life to the fullest till now and will continue to do the same. He has won several honors for his remarkable work in the world of comedy. He is the supporter of CRYSTAL PALACE FC and became the associate director on 16th July in 1989.
He is an inspiration to every person who wants to express himself freely. He has worked hard to achieve success after the death of his mother at a young age. He doesn’t express much about his relationships because he doesn’t want limelight in his private life. He is one of the greatest comedians, and his followers love him for his fresh and unique content.