Paddy McGuinness

Paddy McGuinness Biography, Net Worth, Height, Wife, Kids, Family, Age, Weight Loss

Paddy McGuinness is an English actor, comedian, and television presenter who rose to prominence after being invited to perform on Peter Kay’s shows That Peter Kay Thing, Phoenix Nights, and Max and Paddy’s Road to Nowhere. He is most known for his work on Channel 4, ITV, and the BBC, where he hosted game series such as Take Me Out and Top Gear.

In 2021, he took over as host of Question of Sport, a British TV sports quiz show that is widely regarded as the world’s longest-running TV sports quiz show. Since 1970, the show has been shown on a regular basis (with 2 notable exceptions – 1973 and 1978).

What makes Paddy McGuinness famous?

  • Being an English actor, comedian, and TV host.
  • For presenting 11 series of Take Me Out, a British dating-based TV game show, from 2010 to 2019.

Who are the parents of Paddy McGuinness?

Paddy McGuinness was born Patrick Joseph McGuinness on August 14, 1973, in Farnworth, Lancashire, England. He is British, and his ethnicity is British-Irish, as he was born in County Tipperary to Irish parents. Joe McGuinness, his father, is a musician.

He grew up with his siblings, including a DJ and musician brother, Tony McGuinness. As of 2022, he is 49 years old. In his hometown of Farnworth, he attended Mount St Joseph High School, a mixed Roman Catholic secondary school. McGuinness’ close association with Peter Kay began during his school days in Farnworth.

Celebrated Name Paddy McGuinness
Age 49 Years Old
Nick Name Paddy
Birth Name Patrick Joseph McGuinness
Birth Date 1973-08-14
Gender Male
Profession Actor ,Comedian , TV Presenter
Birth Nation England
Place Of Birth Farnworth, Lancashire
Nationality British
Ethnicity British-Irish
Father Joe McGuinness
Brothers Tony McGuinness
High School Mount St Joseph High School
Marital Status Married
Wife Christine Martin (EX)
Children Twins: Penelope and Leo (b. 2013) and Felicity (b. 2016).
Sexual Orientation Straight
Net Worth $10 Million
Source of Wealth Entertainment Industry
Height 6 ft 1 in
Weight 81 KG
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Eye Color Hazel
Body Type Athletic
Links Wikipedia Instagram

Paddy McGuinness Career

  • McGuinness made his television debut in 1995 as a competitor on the show “God’s Gift.”
  • He appeared in the second season of Sky One’s “The Match.”
  • On May 15, 2006, he hosted “Inside Wayne Rooney” on Sky 1.
  • His other television credits include Chuck Stryker: The Unknown Stuntman.
  • In 2016, he hosted a Travel Channel series called Stars in Their Cars.
  • He co-starred in a television series with British comedian Rory McGrath, Rory and Paddy’s Great British Adventure, which debuted on Channel 5 on August 13, 2008. The show focuses on obscure sports like cheese rolling. A second series premiered on Channel 5 on September 20, 2010.
  • On November 29, 2006, he also appeared as a guest on The Paul O’Grady Show.
  • In 2012, he hosted the entertainment series Hotel GB.

Paddy McGuinness

  • On January 18, 2013, he delivered Paddy’s TV Guide.
  • In October 2014, he narrated Channel 4’s three-part charity program “Stars at Your Service.”
  • He hosted the Channel 4 daytime game show “Benchmark” for 30 episodes in 2015.
  • In addition, he presented Raiders of the Lost Archive in 2007/2008.
  • McGuinness presented the ITV dating show Take Me Out from 2010 to 2019.
  • In 2011, he co-hosted the second season of 71 Degrees North with Charlotte Jackson.
  • On December 29, 2012, he hosted a one-time special called Paddy’s Show and Telly.
  • During the summer of 2012, he presented the comic panel show Mad Mad World for seven episodes.
  • He co-hosted the talent show series Your Face Sounds Familiar in 2013.
  • He co-hosted the Saturday night game show Amazing Greys in 2014.
  • In 2015, he was a regular on the ITV2 comedy show “The Keith Lemon Sketch Show.”
  • In the ITV sitcom The Delivery Man, he played police officer Ian.
  • In 2015, he appeared in six episodes of Coronation Street as a guest star.
  • On Christmas Eve 2015, he hosted The ABBA Christmas Party, a one-off ITV program.
  • In 2017, he appeared in the ITV comedy series The Keith & Paddy Picture Show.
  • He hosted “The Greatest TV Moments of All Time” in January 2018.
  • Similarly, he has featured on multiple episodes of Keith Lemon’s series Celebrity Juice and Through the Keyhole as a panelist.
  • He co-presented two episodes of BBC One’s Even Better Than the Real Thing, as well as Paddy McGuinness’ Sport Relief Warm-Up and was a presenter for the 2018 Sports Relief show.
  • He did the voiceover for the BBC series Ready or Not in 2018.
  • Top Gear presenters Freddie Flintoff and Paddy McGuinness revealed in May 2020 that they will host a six-episode best-of series called Total Wipeout: Freddie and Paddy Takeover, which would include the presenters narrating legendary episodes of the show.
  • On Sunday mornings from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., he had his own radio show on Bauer City 1 stations throughout the North of England. His show aired from 2014 to 2017.
  • He toured the United Kingdom in 2005 and 2006, completing 108 concerts.
  • His first solo stand-up tour was “Paddy McGuinness: The Dark Side Tour.” During his tour, he played Lord Love Rocket from the award-winning comedy Phoenix Nights.
  • From August 21 to December 11, 2008, he took part in a second tour called as the Paddy McGuinness Plus You! Live.
  • My Guide to the North: A Photographic Journey was published in September 2010. (and Scotland & Wales, oh, and less important places i.e. the South).
  • My Lifey, his autobiography, was released on October 28, 2021.

Who is the wife of Paddy McGuinness?

Paddy McGuinness was married to his ex-wife, Christine Martin, who was a model and reality television personality. They married on June 4, 2011. Penelope and Leo (b. 2013), as well as Felicity, are the couple’s three children (b. 2016).

Paddy McGuinness Wife

Christine was named Miss Commonwealth and Miss Liverpool when she was only 18 years old. Similarly, they met at the Liverpool Tennis Tournament while she was modeling for the boutique Cricket in Liverpool. He characterized fatherhood as “the most fantastic thing ever” during an appearance on The Jonathan Ross Show. McGuinness’ three children, as well as their mother, are autistic.

Paddy and Christine McGuinness

They produced the BBC documentary Paddy and Christine McGuinness: Our Family and Autism in 2021. McGuinness stated in June 2018 that he had been diagnosed with arthritis several years earlier, at the age of 44. McGuiness and Martin announced their divorce on July 22, 2022, after 11 years of marriage, but will continue to live together in their family home. His sexual orientation is heterosexual.

How much money does Paddy McGuinness have?

Paddy McGuinness is an actor, comedian, and TV presenter with a net worth of $10 million as of 2022. He gained the majority of his money through hosting successful TV programs such as Take Me Out and BBC Top Gear. His primary source of fortune is the entertainment sector. He’s also had success as a traveling comedian, novelist, and radio host. He earns tens of thousands of dollars from his profession. He is currently living a stylish lifestyle.

He has been a brand ambassador for Pizza Hut (an American international food chain) and Jackpot Joy (an online gambling company) since 2013. (appointed in 2017). In November 2010, he appeared in TV commercials for Victor Chandler (British bookmaker) and Greggs plc (British bakery chain). In addition, he took part in Soccer Aid (a British yearly (previously biennial) charity event that has earned over £35 million for UNICEF UK) in 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, and 2018.

Paddy McGuinness Height and Weight Loss

Paddy McGuinness stands 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs 81 kilograms. He underwent weight loss and physique transformation. His hair color is salt and pepper, and his eyes are hazel. He has a toned physique and short hair. He has a lovely smile and a radiant face.

Paddy McGuinness Weight  Loss

In general, he has a healthy body with an athletic build. Paddy shared before-and-after images of his weight loss in 2019, claiming that he went from 14 stone to 12.5 stone in just four months. This was the result of a shift in his diet and training routine. Paddy started watching what he ate and went to the gym to get “leaner.” After losing his wedding band twice, he got a heart engraved on the ring finger of his left hand as a homage to his wife, Christine McGuinness, 34.

Did You Know?

  • His astrological sign is Leo.
  • He was represented by YMU Group, a Talent Management Firm based in London, England.
  • He is of Irish ancestry.
  • In a June 2018 interview, he stated that he had been diagnosed with arthritis several years before.
  • Paddy’s autobiography, My Lifey, was published in October 2021.
  • He has been a lifetime follower of Bolton Wanderers F.C., an English professional soccer club.

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