|Net Worth:||$5 Million|
|Birthday:||Jul 07, 1988|
|Age:||33 years old|
|Height:||6.1 feet (186cm)|
|Occupation:||Comedian, TV-personality, Actor, Writer|
|Last Updated:||May, 2022|
Jack Whitehall (full name Jack Peter Benedict Whitehall) is a well-known English actor, comedian, TV-personality, and writer. He is mostly known as JP from the series Fresh Meat and as Alfie Wickers in the Bad Education, a British TV-series. In 2022 Jack Whitehall net worth is estimated at $5 million.
How Did Jack Whitehall Become Rich?
Jack Whitehall was born on July 7, 1988, in the Portland Hospital, London’s West End, United Kingdom. Jack’s family is rich by all standards: he is a son of actress Hilary Amanda Jane Whitehall (née Isbister; stage name Hilary Gish) and television producer Michael John Whitehall. His father’s net worth is about 13 million dollars.
Among his ancestors there is Thomas Phillips, a Welsh lawyer who was a vocal opponent of the 1839 Newport Rising. Nigel Havers and Richard Griffiths, both actors, were his godfathers.
He went to Tower House School in East Sheen, London, and was a classmate of actor Robert Pattinson. Later Jake joked that he resents Pattinson for always getting the greatest acting parts in school plays. Whitehall tried out for the titular role in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001), but the casting director turned him down since he hadn’t read the book.
At the age of eight, his parents sent him to boarding school. He attended two separate institutions, the Dragon School in Oxford and Marlborough College. Then Jack took a gap year and decided to pursue a career in stand-up comedy during that time. He enrolled at the University of Manchester to get a bachelor degree in a History of Art, but dropped out after a year.
Jack Whitehall started his acting career in 1993, at the mere age of 5, appearing in a British TV-series The Good Guys. Four year later he starred in one episode of Noah’s Ark as Ben Wiston. His father connections helped him a lot in getting that roles.
Nine years later, in June 2008 Jack was a presenter in a first week of Big Brother’s Big Mouth, a British TV-show. He later had his first out of many appearances in 8 Out of 10 Cats show. That same year Jack starred in one episode of Ruddy Hell! It’s Harry and Paul.
In January 2009, he appeared on The Sunday Night Project and hosted Celebrity Big Brother’s Big Mouth. His third appearance on 8 Out of 10 Cats aired on June 5th. On Channel 4, Whitehall and Holly Walsh co-presented the topical satirical programme The TNT Show in June 2009. He debuted on Charlie Brooker’s Channel 4 panel show You Have Been Watching in August, followed by his first appearance on Would I Lie to You? in September. He made his first of many appearances on BBC Two’s satirical panel show Mock the Week, and guest-hosted an edition of Never Mind the Buzzcocks in October.
Jack Whitehall continued to appear in various shows until he got a role in Fresh Meat TV-series in 2011, starring as J.P. for 30 episodes. This role was a big breakthrough and earned him a lot of money throughout 2011-2016.
In 2012 Jack became a main part of Bad Education, a British TV-series, as a teacher be the name of Alfie Wickers. Out of 19 episodes he wrote 17, and was an associate producer of 4 episodes.
Throughout 2013 – 2016 he continued starring in shows like Inside No. 9, Top Gear, The Life of Rock with Brian Pern and others, but these were mostly recurring roles. At the same time Jack started to take more seriously his career as a comedian.
Mr. Whitehall had some experience in making a crowd laugh and he did won the Amused Moose Laugh Off in 2007. In August 2009 he performed his first stand-up show Nearly Rebellious, although it didn’t gain much traction and later was accused of stealing one of Stewart Lee’s stand-up routines.
Despite this, Jack’s career as an independent stand-up comedian continued. In January 2011 he was nominated for the Best Comedy Breakthrough award and later took part in the second Channel 4’s Comedy Gala.
As a sign of his popularity was a contract he signed with Netflix in 2017. Details of the deal are unknown, but Whitehall’s Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father comedy documentary is an exclusive on this online movie platform.
Jack Whitehall had also tried himself as an movie actor, although didn’t success much as he never received any major role in any movie. He also tried to work as a scriptwriter, writing a script for The Bad Education Movie.
Nowadays Jack’s focus has been mostly shifted to TV-shows and stand-up comedy. He was a host for the BRIT Awards in 2018-2021, and in 2012-2018 he was regularly presented on the game show A League of Their Own. His last work in the movie career is Robots, a science fiction romantic comedy produced by Cassian Elwes and Stephen Hamel.
What Is Jack Whitehall Net Worth?
Jack Whitehall net worth is estimated at 5 million in 2022. He earned some of his wealth in acting, starring in various movies and TV-shows.
In addition to his acting career, Jack also makes money with a stand-up comedy and writing. He was touring since 2010 and had made a fortune out of them. In 2020 Netflix released his special Jack Whitehall: I’m Only Joking for which he was payed a handsome sum of money.
In addition, he has a large following on Instagram and Twitter with 9 million followers in total. It enables him to do brand endorsements, proving an additional income source for the comedian.
How Jack Whitehall Spends His Money?
Jack Whitehall has spent a lot of money on his house in West South London. It is located in Putney, where he grew up as a kid.
Among his hobbies are travelling and soccer. He is a known fan of the Arsenal FC.
- Jack Whitehall was dating Gemma Chan from 2011 to December 2017. In 2020 he started seeing model Roxy Horner. They were living together during Covid-19 lockdown, but didn’t married yet.
- He has a brother and a sister. His brother, Barnaby William Whitehall is also an actor. his sister’s name is Molly Loise Whitehall and she keeps her life very private.
- Tony Khan – an American businessman, sports executive and producer is a Jack’s friend.
- Jack isn’t gay, but he played a gay character in Jungle Cruise that goes by the name of McGregor.