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Chris Ramsey Biography – Chris Ramsey Wiki
Chris Ramsey is a critically acclaimed Stand Up Comedian. He is best known for his standup shows, as well as his appearances on the likes of Taskmaster, The One Show and I’m A Celebrity: Extra Camp. He also competed in the 2019 series Strictly Come Dancing, finishing in fourth place with partner Karen Hauer. Chris is also known for hosting Children In Need, Little Mix: The Search, The One Show, The Chris Ramsey Show and Chris Ramsey’s Stand Up Central.
Chris studied film at Sunderland but he left without a degree to focus on his career as a stand-up comedian. He began his career in comedy in 2007 by hosting an open-mic night in Newcastle upon Tyne. In 2008, he was a nominee for the “Chortle Student Comedian of the Year”. In the year 2010, he took his first solo show, Aggrophobic, to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. His 2011 show, Offermation, was nominated for an Edinburgh Comedy Award and the show – Offermation was recorded for BBC Radio 4, and broadcast in March 2012. He had the Edinburgh show in 2012 was Feeling Lucky which was followed by a national tour.
From October 2012 to December 2013, he starred as Jack Pearson in Jason Cook’s BBC Two sitcom Hebburn. The show was set in Hebburn, near to Ramsey’s hometown, South Shields. It screened for two series and a Christmas special. In 2014, Chris appeared on Live at the Apollo for the first time. In 2015, he took part in the Channel 4 series Time Crashers. One year later, in 2016, he co-presented I’m A Celebrity: Extra Camp on ITV2 alongside Joe Swash, Vicky Pattison and Stacey Solomon. He was replaced by Joel Dommett for the 2017 series.
Chris replaced Kevin McHale as the presenter of Virtually Famous in December 2016. He also presented his own series The Chris Ramsey Show for Comedy Central, beginning in January 2017.
Ramsey is a regular fixture at Funny Way To Be Comedy Club in Barnard Castle, having performed there on eight occasions.
In May 2017, it was confirmed that Ramsey would take over from Russell Howard as the host of Stand Up Central, due to Howard being busy with tour commitments.
In February 2019, Chris and his wife Rosie started a weekly podcast called Shagged Married Annoyed. The main premise of the podcast is the two of them answering questions from the general public on various subjects. Each show has a dedicated segment with a question from a celebrity. Another segment is ‘What’s Your Beef’, where both Chris and Rosie mention something about their other half that gets on their nerves.
In 2019, it was announced that he would be participating in the seventeenth series of Strictly Come Dancing. He was paired with professional dancer Karen Hauer.
Chris Ramsey Age
He was born Christopher Ramsey on August 3, 1986, in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England.
Chris Ramsey Wife
Comedian Chris Ramsey is married to his wife Rosie Ramsey (née Winter), an experienced presenter, author and radio host. They got married in July 2014. Both from South Shields, they are parents to two sons, Robin and Rafe.
Chris grew up in South Shields, close to Rosie, though they didn’t know each other as kids. They have known each other since we were teenagers. Speaking to Living North Magazine, Rosie explained: “Chris and I have known each other since we were 14 years old. We went to different schools, and we used to play out in the same street, and then we went to the same college.
“So we’ve always known each other. Then we met properly on a night out and it went from there, the rest is history.”
Chris Ramsey Children
Comedian Chris and his wife Rosie Ramsey are parents to two children, Robin and Rafe.
Chris Ramsey Family
Chris Ramsey’s parents are quieter. “They would work during the week, go out Friday, go out Saturday, chill out Sunday. Very organised, very nine to five,” Chris told The Guardian. His father worked at the pit, until the mines all closed and he went to work as a delivery driver; his mother worked for the NHS. They’re both retired now and, along with Rosie’s parents, help the Ramseys out with childcare. He is an only child.
Chris Ramsey Podcast
In 2019, he and his wife Rosie started a weekly podcast called Shagged Married Annoyed. The main premise of the podcast is the two of them answering questions from the general public on various subjects about life, relationships, arguments, annoyances, parenting, growing up and everything in between. Each show has a dedicated segment with a question from a celebrity. Another segment is ‘What’s Your Beef’, where both Chris and Rosie mention something about their other half that gets on their nerves.
Chris Ramsey Net Worth
Comedian Chris Ramsey’s net worth is estimated to be £5 million. Chris and Rosie Ramsey live in a glamorous £1.5 million property – which features six bedrooms, a library and a huge garden – in Northumberland, having moved away from their home town of South Shields in 2021.
Who Do You Think You Are?
Comedian Chris Ramsey discovers he’s from a long line of startlingly lucky ancestors. Chris has always felt lucky, so he’s delighted to learn it runs in the family as he uncovers the stories of ancestors who survived a deadly WWI battle and won a lottery.
Chris Ramsey’s Instagram handle is @iamchrisramsey.