Peter Kay- Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Wife, Ethnicity

Peter Kay

Peter Kay is a stand-up comedian, actor, and singer from the United Kingdom. He is also a writer and producer who has worked on a number of films and television shows.

Quick Facts

Real Name Peter Kay
Nick Name Peter
Date Of Birth July 2, 1973
Age 50 years old
Birthplace Bolton, Lancashire, England
Nationality British
Profession Comedian, Actor, Singer
Height 5 feet 9 inches
Weight 90 kg
Hair Color Brown
Eye color Brown
Net Worth $70 million

Peter Kay Age & Early Life

Peter Kay was born on July 2, 1973, in Bolton, Lancashire, England. Kay is 50 years old as of 2023 and of British nationality. According to the astrological chart, he is of mixed race and was born under the sign of Cancer. Peter John Kay was born to his father, Michale, and mother, Deirdre (née O’Neill). His father was a deceased engineer, while his mother is an Irish Catholic hailing from Calisland, County Tyrone.

Kay also attended Mount Saint Joseph School. He then enrolled in a degree program at the University of Liverpool but then changed to a Higher National Diploma (HND) in media performance at the University of Salford. He received an Honorary Doctor of Arts degree from his alma institution on July 19, 2016, at Salford’s Lowry Theater.

Peter Kay Height & Weight

Peter Kay is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs roughly 90 kg. In addition, he has brown eyes and hair of the same hue.

Peter Kay

Peter Kay’s Net Worth

How much is Peter Kay’s net worth? Peter Kay’s net worth is estimated to be over $70 million as a result of his successful career, according to Celebrity Net Worth as of August 2023. Furthermore, Kay’s salary and income are currently being reviewed.


Peter Kay worked in a variety of locations, including a warehouse, Bingo Hall, toilet-paper factory, Petrol Station, and many more. He won the North West Comedian of the Year Award despite his inexperience as a newcomer to the field. Kay subsequently started working as a part-time stand-up comedian. He also won the Channel 4 program ‘So You Think You’re Funny’ in 1997. His fame grew after winning competitions, but it skyrocketed following his debut live show, Live at the Top of the Tower, in 2000. He subsequently went on to appear in many series such as Friday Night With Jonathan Ross, Parkison, and many more.

Similarly, he made his acting debut in 1997 with the comedy series New Voices. He was later cast as a gateway driver in ‘Two Minutes,’ one of his two episodes written by Johanne McAndrew. He played a delivery man in the six-part marathon racing drama series ‘Born to Run’ in 1997. For his comedic roles, he has received the ‘British Screenwriter’s Award, the BAFTA TV Awards, the Golden Rose, the Banff Rockie Award, and many more. Kay also appeared with Cat Deely on BBC Radio 2’s Saturday morning program, which runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on 2 January 2021.

His comedic manner has depicted him as enthusiastic, easygoing, and skilled in front of his audience. He is also well-known for introducing new and distinctive materials as well as retaining works such as Garlic bread?, ‘Ave it! I’m not homophobic, turn on the bright lights, I’m not afraid of my home, Cheesecake? and many others.

After an eight-year hiatus, Kay announced his comeback to stand-up in November 2017 with the tour Peter Kay Live: Have Gags, Will Travel, which was planned to begin in 2018. However, on December 13, 2017, he announced that he is canceling all future projects, including Peter Kay Live: Have Gags, owing to family concerns.

Peter Kay Wife & Marriage

Who is Peter Kay’s wife? Peter Kay is a married guy with a lovely wife called Susan Gargan, who also works at Goodnight Vienna Productions. After three years of dating from 1998, the couple married in 2001. They met at a nightclub in Bolton while Kay was working at a nearby cinema. They are the parents of three kids. Charlie Michael Kay is their first kid, and the names of his two younger children have not yet been revealed. Kay has done an excellent job of balancing his career and personal life.