Paul Whitehouse Biography: Age, Net Worth, Parents, Siblings, Height, Instagram, Movies, Awards, Spouse

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Paul Julian Whitehouse, famously known as Paul Whitehouse, a multi-talented British individual, is widely recognized for his contributions as an actor, comedian, writer, presenter, and producer. 

His notable accomplishments include his involvement in sketch comedy programs such as Harry Enfield & Chums, The Fast Show, and Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing. 

Through his extensive work, Whitehouse has cemented his reputation as a highly skilled and versatile entertainer in the industry.


  • Full name: Paul Julian Whitehouse
  • Stage name: Paul Whitehouse
  • Born: May 17, 1958
  • Age: 65 years old
  • Birthplace: Stanleytown, Glamorgan, Wales
  • Nationality: Wales
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Height: 1.73m
  • Parents: Harry Whitehouse and Anita Whitehouse
  • Siblings: Unknown
  • Spouse: Lisa Dwan
  • Children: Lauren and Delilah
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net Worth: $19 million

Early Life And Education

 Paul Whitehouse, a British actor and comedian, entered the world on May 17, 1958, in Stanleytown, Glamorgan, Wales. Throughout his upbringing, he was nurtured by his loving parents, Harry Whitehouse and Anita Whitehouse. 

Unfortunately, details regarding any siblings he may have are not readily available in the media. As he embarked on his educational journey, Paul attended the esteemed UEA School of Global Development and completed his studies at the University of East Anglia.


 Whitehouse’s career took off in the late 1980s when he appeared on popular shows like The Craig Ferguson Show and Vic Reeves’s Big Night Out. However, in the early 1990s, he gained recognition as he became a regular contributor to Harry Enfield’s Television Programme. 

Building on this success, Whitehouse and Enfield collaborated to create their sketch show, Harry Enfield and Chums. This show ran for an impressive four series from 1994 to 1997, solidifying Whitehouse’s status as a prominent figure in the comedy world.

 Whitehouse’s career took a significant turn in 1994 when he collaborated on the creation and acting of The Fast Show. This sketch comedy show, known for its rapid-fire humor, quickly gained immense popularity and became a major force in British comedy during the 90s. 

Whitehouse showcased his versatility by portraying various characters on the show, such as Ted, a simple-minded Irish gardener, Rowley Birkin QC, an upper-class barrister, and Arthur Atkinson, a shopkeeper from the north.

 After the conclusion of The Fast Show in 1997, Whitehouse has remained active in the entertainment industry. He collaborated with Harry Enfield and featured in the BBC sketch show Harry and Paul (previously known as Ruddy Hell! It is Harry and Paul). 

Additionally, he ventured into sitcom creation with Happiness, where he both wrote and starred in the series. Whitehouse’s talent has also extended to the big screen, as he has appeared in films such as Corpse Bride, Alice in Wonderland, and The Death of Stalin.

 In recent times, Whitehouse’s fame has grown due to his involvement in the BBC fishing program Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing alongside Bob Mortimer. The show has garnered acclaim for its heartwarming nature, comedic elements, and emphasis on the value of friendship.

Awards and Nominations

British Academy Television Awards

  •  Best Comedy Performance (The Fast Show)
  •  Best Sketch Show (Ruddy Hell! It is Harry & Paul)
  •  Writer’s Guild of Great Britain Award

British Comedy Awards

  •  Top Male Comedy Performer (The Fast Show)
  •  Best Sketch Show (Ruddy Hell! It is Harry & Paul)
  • National Film Awards
  • Nomination for Best Performance in an Animation Film (Chuck Steel: Night of the Trampires)
  •  Nomination for Best Supporting Actor (Brian Pern: A Tribute)

Social Media

  • Twitter: @paulwhitehouse
  • Instagram: @paulwhitehouse1
  • Facebook: Paul Whitehouse

Personal Life

Whitehouse, 65, has been romantically involved with actress and writer Lisa Dwan for over two decades, starting in the early 2000s. Throughout their relationship, they have welcomed two beautiful daughters, Lauren and Delilah, into their lives. 

In addition to these two daughters, Whitehouse is also a proud father to Molly and Sophie, who were born during his first marriage to Fiona Button. Thus, Whitehouse’s family comprises four wonderful daughters: Molly, Sophie, Lauren, and Delilah.



  •  Eat the Rich
  •  Split Second
  •  The Island of Dr. Moreau
  •  Spice World
  • Chicken Run
  •  Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
  •  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  •  Corpse Bride
  • Finding Neverland
  •  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  •  Alice in Wonderland
  • Burke and Hare
  •  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
  • Alice Through the Looking Glass
  •  The Death of Stalin
  •  Ghost Stories
  • The Duke
  • Why Didn’t They Ask Evans?

Net Worth

Paul Whitehouse, a multi-talented British personality, has accumulated an impressive net worth of $19 million. Known for his versatility, he has excelled in various fields, including acting, comedy, writing, presenting, and television production. 

Whitehouse has gained widespread recognition for his exceptional contributions to sketch comedy through popular shows such as The Fast Show, Harry & Paul, and Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing. 

Additionally, he has showcased his acting prowess in notable films like Corpse Bride, Alice in Wonderland, and The Death of Stalin.

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