Ricky Gervais – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Ricky Gervais British Comedian, Author, Producer, Screenwriter, Singer, Director

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Bodytype Not Known
Height 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m)
Weight 82 kg (181 lbs)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Nickname Ricky
Gender Male
Age 62 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth June 25, 1961
Full Name Ricky Dene Gervais
Profession Comedian, Author, Producer, Screenwriter, Singer, Director
Nationality British
Birthplace Whitley, Reading, United Kingdom
Religion Catholic
Zodiac Sign Cancer

Ricky Dene Gervais is an English actor, director, writer, and comedian. He is known for his working movies and British television mokumentary sitcom ‘The Office’ which was started in 2001 and ended in the year 2003.

He has won many awards and honors including seven BAFTA Awards, five British Comedy Awards, two Emmy Awards, and many more.


Ricky Gervais signed a contract by London Records, which released two of their singles—”More to Lose” and “Bitter Heart”. The songs failed to make the UK Singles Chart.

Ricky Gervais worked as an assistant events manager at the University of London Union (ULU). He was the head of speech at the alternative radio station Xfm.

In 2017, Gervais began hosting Ricky Gervais Is Deadly Sirius on Sirius XM. The actor also earned seven BAFTA Awards, five British Comedy Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards.

However, Ricky Gervais has established his career in the field of music, radio, podcast,and televison films and series.


Among many achievements, Ricky Gervais has won three Golden Globe Awards, and the Rose d’Or twice (2006 and 2019), and has been nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award. In 2007, he was placed at No. 11 on Channel 4’s 100 Greatest Stand-Ups, and at No. 3 in their 2010 list.  In 2010, he was named in the Time 100 list of the World’s Most Influential People.


Ricky Gervais Education

School: Ashmead Comprehensive School

College: University College London
University of London

Ricky Gervais Career

Profession: Comedian, Author, Producer, Screenwriter, Singer, Director

Known For: The Office


Film: The Office (2001)

Net Worth: USD $110 Million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Lawrence Raymond Gervais

Mother: Eva Sophia M Gervais

Brother: Larry Gervais, Bob Gervais

Sister: Marsha Gervais

Marital Status: In a relationship

Currently dating:

Jane Fallon (1984–)

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Who is Ricky Gervais?

Ricky Gervais is a British comedian, author, producer, screenwriter, singer, director, born on 25 June, 1961 in Whitley, Reading, United Kingdom.

How old is Ricky Gervais?

Ricky Gervais is 62 years old as of April 2024.

How tall is Ricky Gervais?

Ricky Gervais is 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).

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