Jack Whitehall was born on July 7, 1988, and is an English comedian, actor, presenter and writer. He is known for playing JP in Fresh Meat (2011–2016) and Alfie Wickers in Bad Education (2012–2014, 2022) and its sequel The Bad Education Movie (2015). He also wrote the last two. From 2012 to 2018, Whitehall was a regular panelist on the game show A League of Your Own. In 2017, he appeared with his father in the Netflix comedy documentary series Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father and starred in the television series decline and fall. He will host the BRIT Awards from 2018 to 2021.
Jack Whitehall Career
Television and Radio
In January 2009, he presented Celebrity Big Brother’s Big Mouth and appeared on The Sunday Night Project. On June 5, his third appearance on 8 Out of 10 Cats aired. In June 2009, Whitehall presented the topical satire The TNT Show with Holly Walsh on Channel 4.
In January 2010, Whitehall appeared in the fourth episode of 8 El 10 Katos, followed by a second appearance on Mock the Week and a debut on Dave’s Argumental in February. In April, he appeared at Channel 4’s Comedy Gala, in aid of Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, which was filmed at London’s O2 Arena in March.
On 24 November 2013 he acted in the Old Vic’s charity gala ’24 Hour Plays’, where a series of ten-minute plays are written, rehearsed and performed within 24 hours.
On 8 December 2017, Whitehall was announced as the next host of the BRIT Awards, taking over from 2017’s hosts Dermot O’Leary and Emma Willis.
In May 2019, Whitehall introduced wrestling legend Bret Hart during the professional wrestling PPV AEW Double or Nothing to announce the new AEW World Championship.
Whitehall began performing stand-up comedy at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in a Comedy Reserve show at the Pleasance Theatre. He previously took a sketch show called Comic Abuse to the Fringe.
In August 2009, Whitehall performed his first solo stand-up show, Nearly Rebellious, at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The same year, he was nominated for ‘Best Newcomer’ at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards. In September 2009, Whitehall was accused of stealing one of Stewart Lee’s stand-up routines for his critically acclaimed Nearly Rebellious show.
On 30 March 2010, Whitehall took part in the Channel 4 Comedy Gala, a show in aid of Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, which was filmed live at London’s O2 Arena and broadcast on 5 April.
In August 2011, Whitehall performed two shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. His third solo stand-up show in succession, Let’s Not Speak of This Again.
In November 2011, Whitehall performed two sold-out solo shows at the Hammersmith Apollo. These shows ended his debut tour, Let’s Not Speak of This Again. Both performances again received very positive feedback.
On 30 December 2012, Whitehall appeared on The Big Fat Quiz of the Year, during which he made a joke about Queen Elizabeth II. On the next day, complaints were submitted about the joke to Ofcom.
Jack Peter Benedict Whitehall was born on July 7, 1988 at Portland Hospital in London’s West End to actress Hilary Amanda Jane Whitehall and television producer Michael John Whitehall. He has a younger sister and a brother. Whitehall is a descendant of Thomas Jones Phillips, a Welsh barrister (not to be confused with Mayor Thomas Phillips, who opposed the Newport Rebellion in 1839. He had two godfathers: the actors Nigel Havers and Richard Griffiths. He attended Tower House School in the East. Sheen, London, where she was a schoolmate of actor Robert Pattinson.
Whitehall met actress Gemma Chan in 2011, when she guest starred on his series Fresh Meat. They dated until December 2017. Since 2020 he has been in a relationship with model Roxy Horner, and in 2023 they announced that they are expecting their first child together.
Jack Whitehall Net Worth
Jack Whitehall is one of the richest TV Actor & listed on most popular TV Actor. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Jack Whitehall’s net worth $4 Million.
Jack Whitehall Movies and TV Shows
These are just a few examples of Jack Whitehall’s impressive filmography, highlighting his comedic talent and versatility as an actor. With each project, he continues to captivate audiences and solidify his reputation as one of England’s most beloved entertainers.
- Fresh Meat (2011–2016): In this comedy-drama series, Whitehall portrayed the character of JP, a posh and eccentric student navigating university life alongside a group of diverse housemates.
- Bad Education (2012–2014, 2022) & The Bad Education Movie (2015): Whitehall not only starred as Alfie Wickers, an unconventional and hapless teacher, but he also co-wrote both the TV series and its spin-off film, which showcased Alfie’s humorous misadventures in the classroom.
- A League of Their Own (2012–2018): Whitehall became a regular panellist on this popular sports-based game show, where he showcased his quick wit and comedic timing alongside host James Corden and fellow team captains.
- Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father (2017–present): This hilarious Netflix comedy documentary series follows Jack and his father, Michael Whitehall, as they embark on entertaining and often absurd travel adventures together, resulting in comedic moments and genuine father-son bonding.
- Decline and Fall (2017): In this television series adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s novel, Whitehall played the character of Paul Pennyfeather, a young man navigating his way through an eccentric British society in the 1920s.
- The BRIT Awards (2018–2021): Whitehall hosted this prestigious annual music awards ceremony, entertaining the audience with his wit, banter, and comedic performances.
Jack Whitehall: Travels With My Father
Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father” is a delightful Netflix comedy-documentary series that premiered in 2017. The show features English comedian, actor and writer Jack Whitehall as he embarks on a fun and adventurous cross-country road trip with his father, Michael Whitehall. Together, they have a unique bonding experience as they explore different cultures, traditions and cuisines while sharing witty banter and comedy. The series showcases the charming and often hilarious dynamic between Jack and his father, giving viewers a heartwarming glimpse into Jack’s wit. The humor and his father’s refined British sensibility in “Travels with My Dad” presents a delightful blend of comedy and travel adventure, making it an entertaining and enjoyable watch for audiences around the world.
Height, Weight & Body Measurements
Jack Whitehall’s height 6 ft 1 in, weight Not Known & body measurements will update soon.
|Height||6 Ft 1 In|
|Body Measurements||Under Review|
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|Date of Birth||July 7, 1988|
|Age||34 Years, 10 Months, 25 Days|
|Place of Birth||London|