Jimmy Carr Biography: Age, Net Worth, Spouse, Parents, Sibling, Children, Instagram, Height, Wiki

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James Anthony Patrick Carr, a talented individual from a British-Irish background, has made a name for himself in the entertainment industry as a comedian, presenter, writer, and actor. 

He has received praise and criticism for his distinctive technique of delivering deadpan humor through controversial one-liners.

 Carr’s characteristic laugh distinguishes him as a performer, contributing to his charisma and attractiveness. 


  • Full name: James Anthony Patrick Carr
  • Stage Name: Jimmy Carr,
  • Born: September 15, 1972,
  • Age: 51 years old
  • Birthplace: Isleworth, 
  • Nationality: British Irish
  • Occupation: Comedian
  • Height: 1.83m
  • Parent: Nora Mary Carr and Jim Carr
  • Siblings: Colin Carr and Patrick Carr
  • Spouse: Karoline Copping,
  • Children: Rockefeller.
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net worth: $35 million.

Early life and education

Jimmy Carr, a renowned comedian, was born on September 15, 1972, in Isleworth, London, England. He was blessed with Irish heritage, as his parents hailed from Ireland. His parents were Nora Mary Carr and Jim Carr. His beloved siblings’ names were Colin Carr and Patrick Carr.

 During childhood, Jimmy resided in the peaceful village of Farnham Common in Buckinghamshire. His educational journey commenced at Farnham Common School, and later, he attended Burnham Grammar School. As he progressed academically, he reached sixth grade and had the privilege of studying at the prestigious Royal Grammar School in the nearby town of High Wycombe. 


Carr started working as a comic in 1997, and since then, he has established himself as a familiar face on television as the host of well-known Channel 4 panel shows like 8 Out of 10 Cats, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, and The Big Fat Quiz of the Year. 

Not limiting himself to just hosting, Carr has also showcased his comedic talents through his stand-up specials on Channel 4, Comedy Central, and even on the streaming platform Netflix. His versatility and ability to entertain audiences with his quick wit have undoubtedly contributed to his success in the comedy industry. 

Carr’s comedy is known for its dark and offensive nature; however, he has also received recognition for his cleverness and ability to make keen observations. His unique sense of humor has earned him various accolades in the comedy world, notably the British Comedy Award for Best Stand-Up Comedian in 2009 and 2011.

Awards and nominations

  • Time Out Award: Best Stand-Up 
  • Perrier Award Nomination 
  • Royal Television Society Award: Best On-Screen Newcomer 
  • LAFTA Award: Best Stand-Up 
  • Rose D’Or Nomination: Best Presenter, Distraction 
  • LAFTA Award: Funniest Man 
  • British Comedy Award: Best Live Stand-Up 
  • LAFTA Award: Funniest Man 
  • LAFTA Award: Best Stand-Up 
  • LAFTA Award: Loaded Legend 

Social Media

  • Twitter: @jimmycarr
  • Instagram: @jimmycarr
  • Facebook: @JimmyCarr
  • YouTube: Jimmy Carr

Personal Life

Carr is in a committed relationship with Karoline Copping, a commissioning editor at Channel 5. Their romantic journey began in 2001 and has lasted for many years. The couple recently welcomed a beautiful addition to their family in 2019, as they became proud parents to a son.

Net Worth

Jimmy Carr’s net worth is approximately £25 million, equivalent to around $35 million. This substantial wealth has been amassed over his prosperous profession as a comedian, television presenter, and actor. 

Jimmy Carr has undoubtedly achieved great financial success through his talent and hard work in his chosen fields.

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