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Short Info

Net Worth$8million
Date Of BirthJanuary 31, 1971
SpouseCat Deeley
FactPatrick and his wife, Cat Deeley, are expecting their first child [September 5, 2015].

Patrick Kielty is a stand-up comedian, television presenter and radio DJ from Northern Ireland. He is perhaps best known for hosting the BBC One comedy panel show, Have I Got News for You.

Born in Downpatrick, County Down, on 31 October 1971, Kielty is the son of a primary school teacher and a social worker. He has two older sisters. Kielty was educated at St Patrick’s Grammar School in Downpatrick and at Queen’s University Belfast, where he studied English and French.

Kielty’s first foray into the world of comedy was as a stand-up comedian in the early 1990s. He later became a regular on the Belfast comedy circuit and was a finalist in the BBC New Comedy Awards in 1996.

Kielty’s big break came in 2001 when he was asked to host Have I Got News for You. He has since hosted a number of other high-profile shows, including The Kumars at No. 42, Comic Relief and Sport Relief.

Kielty has also presented a number of documentaries, including Patrick Kielty Almost Live (2003), Patrick Kielty’s Northern Ireland (2004) and Patrick Kielty’s Great Irish Escape (2005).

In addition to his work on television, Kielty is also a regular contributor to BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz and has hosted his own radio show, Patrick Kielty’s Hit Parade, on BBC Radio 2.

Kielty has been married to Cat Deeley, a television presenter, since 2012. The couple have two sons.

Kielty has an estimated net worth of £4 million.

General Info

Full NamePatrick Kielty
Net Worth$8million
Date Of BirthJanuary 31, 1971
Height1.78 m
ProfessionScreenwriter, TV Personality, Comedian, Radio personality
EducationQueen's University Belfast
NationalityNorthern Irish


SpouseCat Deeley
ParentsMary Kielty, Jack Kielty


TV ShowsFame Academy, Patrick Kielty Almost Live, Love Island, Stand Up for the Week, This Morning, Comic Relief Does Fame Academy, Debatable, Channel 4's Comedy Gala, Big Ticket

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1Patrick and his wife, Cat Deeley, are expecting their first child [September 5, 2015].
2Met Neil Armstrong in 2004 at a corporate event in County Kerry, Ireland, having decided to not mentioned the moon, and being the only one to not do so, Patrick became his friend for the day. They were put on a helicopter but the pilots may have felt obligated to be brave and fly in stormy weather. Control was lost, the helicopter lost altitude, Armstrong was visibly worried, other passengers were screaming and crying, however it later landed safely. Kielty says that after the flight Armstrong, the former test pilot and astronaut, told him, "that was as bad as it gets, don't get back on that helicopter". Kielty, says that's the day I nearly died as an "also on board".
3Co-hosting ITV's Celebrity Love Island (2005), with Kelly Brook. [May 2005]
4His first job was as a landscape gardener in Los Angeles. As well as working for the likes of Roderick Thorp, he had the honor of putting in Jane Seymour's hedge.
5Along with Cat Deeley, was a host of The Prince's Trust 30th Birthday: Live (2006).
6Formerly engaged to Irish TV presenter & model Amanda Byram.
7His father was killed by loyalists during the "Troubles".




Stand Up for the Week2010TV Series documentary
Patrick Kielty: Live2006Video documentary written by
Patrick Kielty... Almost Live!1999TV Series writer


The Million Pound Bike Ride: A Sport Relief Special2010TV Movie documentary thanks


Comic Asides1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Ruby1999TV SeriesHimself
BBC New Comedy Awards1999TV SeriesHimself - Judge
Late Lunch1998TV SeriesHimself
Have I Got News for You1998TV SeriesHimself
The National Lottery Big Ticket1998TV SeriesPresenter / Himself - Presenter
Light Lunch1997TV SeriesHimself
Last Chance Lottery1996TV SeriesHimself - Host (1996)
PK Tonight1995TV SeriesHimself
The National Lottery1994TV SeriesPresenter
The One Show2010-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Presenter / Himself - Guest
Loose Women2006-2015TV SeriesHimself
Nolan Live2015TV SeriesHimself
Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled2015TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Sunday Brunch2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Dave's One Night Stand2012TV SeriesHimself
Soccer Aid2010-2012TV Mini-SeriesHimself / Himself - Rest of the World Team
Stand Up for Sport Relief2012TV Movie documentaryHimself
It's the Way He Told Them... A Tribute to Frank Carson2012TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Talent Show Story2012TV Series documentaryHerself
A Question of Sport2009-2011TV SeriesHimself
Jack Dee Live at the Apollo2007-2011TV SeriesHimself
Epic Win2011TV SeriesHimself
24 Hour Panel People2011TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Breakfast2007-2011TV SeriesHimself - SportRelief / Himself - Comdian / Himself
Barbara Windsor: A Comedy Roast2011TV MovieHimself
Mock the Week2010TV SeriesHimself
Chris Moyles Quiz Night2010TV SeriesHimself
Davina McCall: A Comedy Roast2010TV MovieHimself
Would I Lie to You?2010TV SeriesHimself
Stand Up for the Week2010TV Series documentaryHimself - Host
iTunes Festival London 20102010TV SeriesHimself
Opinionated2010TV SeriesHimself
Alternative Election Night2010TV MovieHimself
Sharon Osbourne: A Comedy Roast2010TV Special documentaryHimself
Channel 4's Comedy Gala2010TV MovieHimself
Sport Relief 20102010TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The Million Pound Bike Ride: A Sport Relief Special2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
8 Out of 10 Cats2009TV SeriesHimself
Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow2009TV SeriesHimself
Argumental2009TV SeriesHimself
Strictly Come Dancing2008TV SeriesHimself - Audience Member
Patrick Kielty and a Night in November2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Sport Relief 20082008TV MovieHimself
Something for the Weekend2007TV SeriesHimself
Sunday AM2007TV SeriesHimself
Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two2007TV Series documentaryHimself
The Paul O'Grady Show2006-2007TV SeriesHimself
School's Out2007TV SeriesHimself
Tough Gig2007TV SeriesHimself
Comic Relief 2007: The Big One2007TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Comic Relief Does Fame Academy
Comic Relief Does Fame Academy2007TV SeriesPresenter
The Comedy Map of Britain2007TV Series documentaryHimself
4th Irish Film and Television Awards2007TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Your Country Needs You!2007TV MovieHimself
The Podge and Rodge Show2006TV SeriesHimself
Tubridy Tonight2006TV SeriesHimself
Patrick Kielty: Live2006Video documentaryHimself
Parkinson2000-2006TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Love Island2005-2006TV SeriesHimself - Presenter
Sport Relief 20062006TV MovieHimself
All Out for India2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Prince's Trust 30th Birthday: Live2006TV Movie documentaryHimself - Host
This Morning2006TV SeriesHimself
Davina2006TV SeriesHimself
The 3rd Meteor Ireland Music Awards2006TV Movie documentaryHimself / Host
3rd Irish Film and Television Awards2005TV Movie documentaryHimself - Presenter
Kelly2002-2005TV SeriesHimself
Tickled Pink2005TV Movie documentaryHost
Comic Relief: Red Nose Night Live 052005TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Comic Relief Does Fame Academy
Top Gear2004TV SeriesHimself
Sport Relief 20042004TV SpecialHimself
A Mile in Their Shoes2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
In the Know2004TV SeriesHimself
The British Comedy Awards 20032003TV SpecialHimself
Fame Academy2002-2003TV SeriesHimself - Presenter
Comic Relief 2003: The Big Hair Do2003TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Comic Relief Does Fame Academy
Patrick Kielty... Almost Live!2002TV SeriesHimself - Presenter
Sport Relief2002TV SpecialHimself
It's Only TV... But I Like It2001TV SeriesHimself
I Love 1980's2001TV Series documentaryHimself
A Question of Pop2000TV SeriesHimself
Head on Comedy2000TV SeriesHimself
The Big Breakfast2000TV SeriesHimself - Presenter

Archive Footage

Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled2015TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Would I Lie to You?2010TV SeriesHimself
Mock the Week2010TV SeriesHimself
Argumental2009TV SeriesHimself
Let Loose... The Very Best of 'Loose Women'2008VideoHimself
100 Greatest Stand-Ups2007TV Special documentaryHimself


Nominated Awards

2003Audience AwardIrish Film and Television AwardsBest TV Personality
2000Audience AwardIrish Film and Television AwardsBest Television Personality

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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