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Short Info

Net Worthapproximately $10 million
Date Of BirthMarch 5, 1974
SpouseKevin McGee
FactServed as best man at the wedding of friend David Walliams and Lara Stone (May 2010).

Matt Lucas is an English comedian, writer, actor, and singer, best known for his work on the BBC sketch comedy series Little Britain and its spin-off Come Fly with Me. He has also appeared in films such as Bridesmaids, Alice in Wonderland, and Paddington.

Born in Paddington, London, on 5 March 1974, Lucas is the son of Diana (née Barnett), a social worker, and John Lucas, a senior lecturer in business studies. He has two older sisters, Julie and Kate. Lucas was educated at Windlesham House School, an independent school in Sussex, before going on to study drama at the University of Bristol.

Lucas began his career in 1991, when he wrote and performed in the BBC Radio 4 series The Skivers. He then went on to write and star in the BBC2 sketch comedy series Little Britain, which ran for three series from 2003 to 2005. The show was a huge success, winning multiple BAFTAs, and led to a number of spin-offs, including the 2006 film Little Britain Abroad and the 2007–2008 live tour Little Britain Live.

In 2011, Lucas starred in the BBC sitcom Come Fly with Me, which he co-wrote with David Walliams. The show was cancelled after one series due to poor ratings. Lucas has also appeared in a number of films, including Bridesmaids (2011), Alice in Wonderland (2010), and Paddington (2014).

Lucas is openly gay and has been in a relationship with television producer Kevin McGee since 2006. The couple married in 2006, but McGee died by suicide in 2008. Lucas has since said that he “doesn’t really feel the need to get married again”. He has one daughter from a previous relationship.

Lucas has a net worth of $9 million (£6.5 million), as of 2020. He has earned his wealth through his successful career as a comedian and actor.

General Info

Full NameMatt Lucas
Net Worthapproximately $10 million
Date Of BirthMarch 5, 1974
Height1.69 m
ProfessionScreenwriter, Television producer, Comedian, Voice Actor, Singer
EducationUniversity of Bristol, Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School


SpouseKevin McGee
ParentsDiana Williams Lucas, John Stanley Lucas
SiblingsHoward Lucas


NominationsScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, British Comedy Award for the Best Sketch Show
MoviesAlice in Wonderland, Alice Through the Looking Glass, Bridesmaids, Small Apartments, Gnomeo & Juliet, Astro Boy, Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary, In Secret, The Infidel, The Wind in the Willows, The Harry Hill Movie, The Look of Love, Plunkett & Macleane, AD/BC: A Rock Opera, How to...
TV ShowsLittle Britain, Pompidou, Come Fly with Me, Little Britain USA, Shooting Stars, Rock Profile, The Matt Lucas Awards, Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire, The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer, Catterick, Popetown, King Arthur's Disasters, Sunnyside Farm, Bang, Bang, It's Reeves and Mortimer, Big...

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1I grew up watching Worzel Gummidge (1979) and I loved the physicality of what Jon Pertwee did.
2[on Pompidou (2015)] It's a bit of Pingu (1986), it's a bit of Worzel Gummidge (1979), it's a bit of Mr. Bean (1990), it's all those things.
3Pingu (1986) is my favourite TV show and I loved the way they used gibberish in that.
4I grew up watching Worzel Gummidge (1979) and so, after Little Britain (2003), which was so rude, I wanted to do a show that actually the whole family could watch and enjoy and that people wouldn't tell me off in the streets for corrupting their kids.
5Of course in the Seventies, the pocket calculator was an object of desire. As was Valerie Singleton, though she was slightly harder to write the word boobs on.
6In the Sixties we could smoke to our lungs' discontent more or less anywhere we liked.
7With contestants generally ranging from 16 to the mid 20s, the beauty contest was enormously popular entertainment and one of the few talent show formats we've not tried to bring back... yet.
8I met Boy George in a club and he asked me if I'd play Leigh Bowery, presumably because I'm bald and fat. I'd make my entrance to a lovely song called 'Don't Knock It 'Til You've Tried It', which is about cottaging, a big part of Leigh's life. He wasn't fussed what you looked like, and I really think that's something to celebrate.
9I loved all the camp comics of my childhood, Kenneth Williams and Frankie Howerd and John Inman, but school gave me a very bad feeling about being gay and then, when I was about 12 - bang, along came AIDS. I can't think of a single positive thing about being gay at that time.


1He is of Eastern European Jewish and German Jewish descent.
2Like David Walliams, he is a fan of Doctor Who (1963) since being a child. He is also a fan of Worzel Gummidge (1979), which starred the Third Doctor (and himself a famous comic actor of his era) Jon Pertwee.
3Son of Diana Lobatto.
4As of 2012, Matt shares a West Hollywood home with his Bridesmaids (2011) co-star Rebel Wilson.
5Served as best man at the wedding of friend David Walliams and Lara Stone (May 2010).
6Comedy partner of David Walliams.
7His break up from Kevin McGee was finalized. The pair split in June 2008 and are the first publicly known gay celebrity couple to dissolve their partnership (break up) since (same-sex) civil partnerships were introduced (legalized) in the U.K. in 2004. [October 2008]
8His favorite band is Queen.
9In 2006 his cousin Alexa Tilley was a contestant on the business-based reality show The Apprentice (2005).
10Formed a Civil Partnership with Kevin McGee on 16 December 2006.
11Started to lose his hair when he was 6 years old. He suffers from Alopecia universalis which causes rapid loss of all hair, including eyebrows and eyelashes.
12Supporter of Arsenal FC.
13In "The Independent on Sunday" 2006 "Pink List" (renamed as "Rainbow List" beginning with 2014) - a list compiled to recognize the most influential (openly) gay men and women in the U.K. public sphere, where he was listed as number 9, up from number 16 the previous year.
14Went to the same school as Sacha Baron Cohen (Ali G).
15Went to Haberdashers' Aske's School for Boys in Hertfordshire
16Raised in Stanmore, Middlesex.
17Studied Drama at Bristol University.
18Has experience with the National Youth Theatre.
19Has a brother Howard.
20Parents' names are Diana and John.




A Futile & Stupid Gesture2017post-productionTony Hendra
How to Talk to Girls at Parties2017post-production
Doctor Who2015-2017TV SeriesNardole
The Labyrinth2017Sam
A Midsummer Night's Dream2016/ITV MovieBottom
Alice Through the Looking Glass2016Tweedledee Tweedledum
Mack & Moxy2016TV SeriesAdmirable Matt
Galavant2016TV SeriesPeasant John
Bull2015TV SeriesMr. Richards
Fresh Off the Boat2015TV SeriesMr. Fisher
Pompidou2015TV SeriesPompidou
Man Seeking Woman2015TV SeriesIgor
The Life of Rock with Brian Pern2014TV Mini-SeriesRay Thomas
Super Fun Night2013-2014TV SeriesDerrick
The Harry Hill Movie2013Otto
In Secret2013Olivier
2013 MTV Movie Awards: Rebel Wilson Interrogation2013TV MovieThe General
Community2013TV SeriesToby
Portlandia2012-2013TV SeriesStu
The Look of Love2013Matron Behind Bars
The Greatest Footie Ads Ever2012TV MovieAndy
Small Apartments2012Franklin Franklin
Gnomeo & Juliet2011Benny (voice)
The One Ronnie2010TV MovieVarious Characters
Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary2010TV MovieThenardier
Funny or Die Presents...2010TV SeriesGraham Rhys Grahamcox
The Infidel2010Rabbi
The RRF in New Recruit2010Video shortSparx (voice)
Alice in Wonderland2010/ITweedledee Tweedledum
Astro Boy2009Sparx (voice)
Shooting Stars1995-2009TV SeriesGeorge Dawes Marjorie Dawes
Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire2009TV SeriesChancellor Dongalor
Rock Profile1999-2009TV SeriesH Gary Barlow Amy Winehouse ...
Little Britain USA2008TV SeriesVarious Roles
Comic Relief Does Little Britain: Live2007VideoVarious Characters
The Bluetones: Blue Movies2007VideoRecord Company Boss (Mudslide Video)
Kath & Kim2007TV SeriesKaren
Fievel Throws Down2007Short
Neighbours2007TV SeriesAndy Pipkin
Gavin & Stacey2007TV SeriesJammy
Comic Relief (I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles2007TV MovieAndy Pipkin
Little Britain: The Video Game2007Video GameVarious Characters (voice)
Little Britain2003-2006TV SeriesVarious Roles Daffyd Thomas Vicky Pollard ...
The Wind in the Willows2006TV MovieToad
King Arthur's Disasters2005-2006TV SeriesMerlin
Little Britain: Live2006VideoVarious Characters
Little Britain: The Game2006Video GameVarious Characters
Pet Shop Boys 'I'm with Stupid'2006Video short
Popetown2006TV SeriesCardinal One / Jackie Cohen
Alan Partridge Presents: The Cream of British Comedy2005VideoDaffydd Thomas
Casanova2005TV Mini-SeriesVillars
Cold and Dark2005Dr. Elgin
Look Around You2005TV SeriesDr. Phillip Lavender
AD/BC: A Rock Opera2004TV MovieGod
French and Saunders2004TV Series
Fantasy Football League2004TV Series
The All Star Comedy Show2004TV MovieVarious Roles
Shaun of the Dead2004Cousin Tom
Catterick2004TV SeriesRoy Oates Dan the Shellfish Man Webster
Welcome to Glaringly2003ShortVarious
Captain V2002TV Movie
Fun at the Funeral Parlour2001-2002TV SeriesIsaac Hunt / Father Titmus
Surrealissimo: The Scandalous Success of Salvador Dali2002TV MovieLuis Bunuel
Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased)2001TV SeriesNesbit
The Best of Blur2000VideoDoctor (Video: Country House)
Sir Bernard's Stately Homes1999TV SeriesSir Bernard Chumley
Bang, Bang, It's Reeves and Mortimer1999TV SeriesVarious Roles
Plunkett & Macleane1999Sir Oswald
You Are Here1998TV MoviePat Magnet
Jilting Joe1998Air Steward
Barking1998TV SeriesVarious Roles
Dennis Pennis R.I.P.1997Video'The Quill'
It's Ulrika!1997TV MovieVarious Roles
Sunnyside Farm1997TV SeriesMr. Mills
Shooting Stars: Unviewed and Nude1996VideoGeorge Dawes
Mash and Peas1996TV SeriesDanny Mash / Various Roles
Blur: Country House1995Video shortDoctor
The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer1995TV SeriesMayor Hobson / Quivell Mills / Pub Landlord
The Imaginatively Titled Punt & Dennis Show1995TV Series


PompidouTV Series 1 episode, 2015 writer - 4 episodes, 2015
The Matt Lucas Awards2013TV Series 1 episode
Come Fly with Me2010-2011TV Series written by - 6 episodes
The One Ronnie2010TV Movie written by
Little Britain USA2008TV Series written by - 6 episodes
Comic Relief Does Little Britain: Live2007Video
Little Britain: The Video Game2007Video Game
Little Britain2003-2006TV Series written by - 23 episodes
Little Britain: Live2006Video written by
Popetown2006TV Series additional material - 1 episode
What Does Britain Mean to You?2004Video documentary short
Rock Profile1999-2001TV Series written by - 26 episodes
Da Ali G ShowTV Series additional material - 3 episodes, 2000 writer - 1 episode, 2000
Sir Bernard's Stately Homes1999TV Series written by - 6 episodes
Boyz Unlimited1999TV Series co-creator
You Are Here1998TV Movie
Barking1998TV Series writer
Mash and Peas1996TV Series written by - 9 episodes


The Matt Lucas Awards2013TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Come Fly with Me2010-2011TV Series associate producer - 6 episodes
The One Ronnie2010TV Movie executive producer
Three Moments in Heaven2009Short executive producer
Little Britain USA2008TV Series executive producer - 6 episodes


Pompidou2015TV Series 5 episodes
Little Britain2006TV Series 1 episode
Leading the Way2005TV Series


Galavant2016TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Harry Hill Movie2013performer: "Nutbush City Limits"
One Hit Wonderland2013TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary2010TV Movie performer: "Master of the House", "The Bargain/Waltz of Treachery", "The Robbery/Javert's Intervention", "The Attack on the Rue Plumet", "One Day More", "Dog Eats Dog The Sewers", "The Wedding", "Beggars at the Feast", "One Day More Encore" uncredited


Sir Bernard's Stately Homes1999TV Series


Small-Time Revolutionary2010Short special thanks
Gavin and Stacey: The Out-Takes2010TV Movie thanks
Aegis Wing2007Video Game special thanks: Sakson & Taylor
Making 'Little Britain' Too2004TV Movie documentary thanks


The Late Late Show2006TV SeriesHimself
Parkinson2005-2006TV SeriesHimself
Sport Relief 20062006TV MovieHimself
Little Britain's Big Swim2006TV Movie documentaryNarrator (voice)
Pet Shop Boys: A Life in Pop2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Derren Brown: Trick of the Mind2006TV Series documentaryHimself
The Apprentice: You're Fired!2006TV SeriesHimself
'Little Britain' Night2005TV MovieHimself
The South Bank Show2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway2005TV SeriesHimself
Richard & Judy2003-2005TV SeriesHimself
Little Documentary2005Video documentary shortHimself
Britain's 50 Greatest Comedy Sketches2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Comic Relief: Red Nose Night Live 052005TV SpecialHimself
CD:UK2005TV SeriesHimself
29 Minutes of Fame2005TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panelist
Brit Awards 20052005TV SpecialVoice Over / Presenter 'BRITs25 - The Best Song Award'
The Comedians' Comedian2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Making 'Little Britain' Too2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
The British Comedy Awards 20042004TV SpecialHimself
The Variety Club Showbusiness Awards 20042004TV SpecialHimself - Winner: Comedy Award
The Real Little Britain2004TV Movie documentaryNarrator (voice)
Lucy's Cam2004Video documentary shortHimself
I'm Free! Inside the Comedy Closet2004TV Movie documentaryNarrator (voice)
Happy Birthday BBC Two2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
NME Awards 20042004TV MovieHimself
The BAFTA TV Awards 20042004TV Movie documentaryHimself
What Does Britain Mean to You?2004Video documentary shortVarious Characters
The 100 Greatest Musicals2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
The British Comedy Awards 20032003TV SpecialHimself
Comic Relief 2003: The Big Hair Do2003TV SpecialSu Pollard (segment "Blankety Blank")
Brit Awards 20032003TV SpecialCharlotte Church
The Ralf Little Show2002TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest
Killer Queen!2002Himself - Queen fan
Full Mountie2000TV SeriesHimself / Sir Bernard Chumley
Funny Business1996TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Superstore1986TV SeriesHimself
QI2015-2016TV SeriesHimself
Alan Carr's 12 Stars of Christmas2016TV SeriesHimself
Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled2015TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
It Was Alright in the 70s2014-2015TV Series documentaryNarrator
Connor's Monthly Vlog2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Twenty Fifteen2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV SeriesHimself
Julia Zemiro's Home Delivery2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Loose Women2008-2015TV SeriesHimself
The Nation's Favourite Queen Song2014TV Movie documentaryNarrator (voice)
This Week Live2013TV SeriesHimself
The Matt Lucas Awards2013TV SeriesHimself
Small Apartments: Behind the Scenes2013Video documentaryHimself
The Graham Norton Show2007-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
The Great Pretender2012Video documentaryHimself
The One and Only Des O'Connor2012TV MovieHimself
The One Show2009-2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation2012TV SeriesHimself
My Life2010-2012TV Series documentaryNarrator
The Story of Musicals2012TV Series documentaryHimself
The British Comedy Awards 20112011TV SpecialHimself
Comedy Britain2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Rob Brydon Show2011TV SeriesHimself
Breakfast2004-2011TV SeriesHimself - Actor / Himself
Paul O'Grady Live2011TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2010-2011TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Alex Zane's GuestList2011TV SeriesHimself
Come Fly on the Wall2011TV Movie documentaryHimself / Various Characters (uncredited)
This Week2011TV SeriesHimself
Derren Brown: Behind the Mischief2011TV Special documentaryHimself
Les Mis at 25: Matt Lucas Dreams the Dream2010TV MovieHimself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2010TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2010TV SeriesHimself
First Light Awards 20102010TV SpecialHimself
Xposé2010TV SeriesHimself
Alan Carr: Chatty Man2010TV SeriesHimself
Gavin and Stacey: The Out-Takes2010TV MovieHimself
Pride of Britain Awards 20092009TV SpecialAndy
Peter Kay: Raider of the Pop Charts II2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
Comic Relief 20092009TV SpecialJulie / Matt Van-Laaast / Ellie Grace
Shooting Stars: The Inside Story2008TV Movie documentaryGeorge Dawes / Marjorie Dawes
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross2003-2008TV SeriesHimself
Comedy Connections2006-2008TV Series documentaryHimself
New Heroes of Comedy2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Graham Linehan: Funny Business2008TV Movie documentaryHimself - Interviewee
Big Brother: Celebrity Hijack2008TV SeriesHimself - Hijacker
The National Television Awards 20072007TV SpecialLou
'Little Britain' Down Under2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
This Morning2004-2007TV SeriesHimself
Perfect Night In2007TV Series documentaryHimself - Presenter
The Dame Edna Treatment2007TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest
Happy Birthday Elton! From Madison Square Garden, New York2007TV MovieHimself
Comic Relief 2007: The Big One2007TV SpecialVarious Characters
Dawn French's Boys Who Do Comedy2007TV Series documentaryHimself
The British Comedy Awards 2006 Live2006TV SpecialHimself
Richard & Judy's Christmas Books2006TV MovieHimself
Enough Rope with Andrew Denton2006TV SeriesHimself
The Paul O'Grady Show2006TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Live Forever! 90's Britpop2015TV MovieDoctor (as Blur)
The Graham Norton Show2012-2013TV SeriesHimself
Breakfast2010TV SeriesHimself - SportRelief
Margaret John: National Treasure2010TV Movie documentary
Mollie Sugden: A Tribute2009TV Movie documentaryClive
Comedy Songs: The Pop Years2008TV Movie documentaryGeorge Dawes
Comedy Connections2008TV Series documentaryBubbles
The Comedy Map of Britain2008TV Series documentaryVarious
50 Greatest Comedy Catchphrases2008TV Movie documentaryVarious (uncredited)
'Gavin & Stacey': How It Happened2007Video documentary shortJammy (uncredited)
The Story of Light Entertainment2006TV Mini-Series documentary
The Paul O'Grady Show2006TV SeriesChris Lowe
Greatest TV Comedy Moments2005TV Movie documentaryElton John Vicky Pollard (uncredited)
Skip to the End2004Video documentaryMash


Won Awards

2006TV Quick AwardTV Quick Awards, UKBest Comedy ShowLittle Britain (2003)
2005BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Comedy PerformanceLittle Britain (2003)
2005BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsComedy Programme or Series AwardLittle Britain (2003)
2005Golden RoseRose d'Or Light Entertainment FestivalBest Male Comedy PerformanceLittle Britain (2003)
2004BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsComedy Programme or Series AwardLittle Britain (2003)
2004British Comedy AwardBritish Comedy AwardsBest TV Comedy ActorLittle Britain (2003)
2004RTS Television AwardRoyal Television Society, UKBest Comedy PerformanceLittle Britain (2003)

Nominated Awards

2012Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble CastBridesmaids (2011)
2012ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureBridesmaids (2011)
2011BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Comedy ProgrammeCome Fly with Me (2010)
2011British Comedy AwardBritish Comedy AwardsBest Sketch ShowCome Fly with Me (2010)
2007BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Comedy ProgrammeLittle Britain (2003)
2006BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Comedy Programme or SeriesLittle Britain (2003)
2006RTS Television AwardRoyal Television Society, UKBest Comedy PerformanceLittle Britain (2003)
2005British Comedy AwardBritish Comedy AwardsBest TV Comedy ActorLittle Britain (2003)
2004BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Comedy PerformanceLittle Britain (2003)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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