April 18, 2024

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Michael McIntyre Facts

Fun facts about Michael McIntyre the comedian

Currently the number one stand up comedian in the UK, Michael McIntyre is now enjoying fame and fortune with a sell out UK tour and bestselling DVD.

But actually he was not an overnight success and for many years played small gigs before his big break when he secured a live spot at the royal variety performance. He now regularly appears on hit TV shows such as the Jonathan Ross show and Mock the week but only a few years ago he was still performing at the Edinburgh festival.

Here are some facts for all you comedy fans…

Michael was born in Merton on 15th February 1976

He comes from a show business family as his father helped write the popular bbc comedy The Kenny Everret Show

He attended Edinburgh University for one year before dropping out.

Michael McIntyres debut comedy DVD “Live and Laughing” was the fastest selling debut DVD of all time.

His big break came on the royal variety performance in 2006 when his performance received rave reviews

Before making the big time he played many small clubs including an attic at the Edinburgh festival.

Michael McIntyre’s wife, Kitty is a qualified aromatherapist.

He supports the football team Tottenham Hotspur ( Spurs )

His latest DVD “Hello Wembley” is another success story as it instantly became a number one bestseller at Amazon

His live comedy shows are sold out throughout the country and he plays to arenas as big as the O2 arena in London.