Craig Ferguson Biography

Updated On Feb 10, 2019 Published On Oct 05, 2015
Facts of Craig Ferguson
Date of Birth: 1962 , May-17
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Craig Ferguson
Birth Name Craig Ferguson
Father Robert Ferguson
Mother Janet Ferguson
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Springburn, Glasgow
Ethnicity White
Profession Television presenter
Working For Television
Net Worth $ 30 million
Salary N/A
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Famous for television host, stand-up comedian, writer, actor, director, producer and voice artist
Married Yes
Married to Megan Wallace Cunningham (m. 2008), Sascha Ferguson (m. 1998–2004), Anne Hogarth (m. 1983–1986)
Children 2
Divorce Yes
Education Cumbernauld High School
Movies How to Train Your Dragon
TV Show Nigel Wick on The Drew Carey Show
Sisters Lynn Ferguson ,Janice Ferguson
Siblings Scott Ferguson
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Craig Ferguson known by his first name Craig is a renowned television personality from the United States. He has also established himself as an actor and also as a writer. He is also a stand-up comedian, director, and producer.

Early Life & Education

Craig Ferguson was born on May 17, 1962, in Springburn, the United Kingdom to parents; father Robert Ferguson and mother Janet Ferguson.

He is an American and is of white ethnicity. He received his formal education from Muirfield Primary School and Cumbernauld High School.

Craig Ferguson Marriage, Divorce, & Wife

Craig Ferguson is a married man. He is married thrice in his life as two of his previous married life has been dissolved because of extra affairs.

First wife 

He was first married to wife Anne Hogarth. They got married in 1983 but it ended just after three years to their wedding.

Second wife

He then married Sascha Ferguson in 1998. They also have one child together but this married life also ended after just six years of married life and they got divorced in 2004.

Third spouse

He is now married to Megan Wallace Cunningham, she is a renowned Art dealer and she deals with several arctic arts.

Career: Movies & TV Shows

Craig Ferguson dreamed about acting since his childhood days, one of his major movies is "How to Train Your Dragon". It is one of the hit movies as it box office earning has grossed $495.8 million. 

Craig Ferguson first began his professional career as a drummer with a rock band named Exposure. After working with several bands, "The Bastard from Hell", he moved towards acting. He debuted in professional acting with a role of a  baker Logan McDonough on 1995 ABC comedy "Maybe This Time". Ever since he has appeared in several films and TV shows.

In 2014 Craig started as the host of Celebrity Name Game, which aired from September 22, 2014, to February 2017. The show has aided him a lot to gain a lot of fame and for the show, he has won Daytime Emmy Award twice. 

In 2017 he joined the crew of Couple Thinkers as a host. Craig has an upcoming movie to his name, Duck Duck Goose, in which he will do voice over for Giles.

Craig Ferguson Net Worth

As of 2017-18, Craig Ferguson has an estimated net worth of $30 million and earns a whopping sum of $8.5 million a year. 

Despite departing from his late night show, The Late Night with Craig Ferguson (2005-14), he makes his fortune with movies and his writings and books.

Craig Ferguson facts on timeline

Married to Springburn, United Kingdom

May 17 , 1962

Craig Ferguson was from the humble background born in Springburn, United Kingdom to Robert Ferguson and Janet Ferguson. He is an American and is white. He received his formal education from Muirfield Primary School and Cumbernauld High School.

Give up his study


He received his formal education from Muirfield Primary School and Cumbernauld High School. He was not much interested in receiving any education, so he dropped out from there and continued to earn money on his own.

Married to Sascha Ferguson

July 18 , 1998

After his first married life dissolved he was not linked with any one till 1998. But suddenly on 18th July, news came out that he is married for the second time in his life and that is with Sascha Ferguson. They also have one child together.

Divorced with his Second wife


Like his first married life, his second married life also dissolved after some years but it was longer than the first one and he also had a child from this married life. This married life also ended after just six years of married life and they got divorced in 2004.

Married to Wallace Cunningham

December 21 , 2008

He is now married to Megan Wallace Cunningham, she is the renowned name in the Arts and she deals with several arctic arts. They got married in 2008 and they also have one child together. They are still living happily together.

First child, Milo Hamish Ferguson


He became the father for the first time in his life in 2001 and that was from his second married life. He didn't have any children from his first married life. His second wife, Sascha Ferguson gave birth to their first child, a son Milo Hamish Ferguson in 2001. 

Second child, Liam James

January 31 , 2011

He also became the father for the third time in his life and that time it was with his third wife, Wallace Cunningham. In 2010, they together announced that they are going to welcome their first child together soon and she gave birth to her first child, Liam James on January 31st. 

Won Daytime Emmy Awards


Daytime Emmy Awards is also one of the prestigious awards in Hollywood and he has also been honored with this award once in his life and that is recently in 2015. He got his nomination in this award for Outstanding Game Show Host.

Won US Comedy Arts Festival


Craig Ferguson has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won some of them in his life. In 2003, he received his major honor from his acting career and that was U.S. Comedy Arts Festival.

Published his own book

April 10 , 2006

Besides his acting and comedian career, he is also a great writer and has also written several journal, articles and novels and he has published some of them as well. In 2010, he published his novel Between the Bridge and the River.