Danny Bhoy is a Scotland-born comedian best known for his observational humor which involves his experiences most of the time. He is one of the most successful comedians in the industry and has performed in numerous countries including Canada, Sweden, UK and the United States.
Bhoy was born on 16th January 1975 in Moffat, Scotland. He is one of his 4 siblings and attended Lockerbie Academy and Merchiston Castle School. The Indian-Scottish comedian started his career out as a stand-up comedy in the year 1998 when he was just 23-years old.
Source: Scotland Now
From the very beginning of his career, he gained a lot of success for his outstanding humor and amazing personality. In a very short period of time, Danny was able to gain mainstream success in numerous countries and was the best selling comedian in Canada. Meanwhile, his CD collections are also a hit and majority of his shows all over the world are sold out.
Here we are going to share with you 5 interesting facts about the Scottish comedian.
Danny Bhoy is of Indian Ethnicity
Despite being called a Scottish comedian, Danny is actually Indian-Scottish. His father is of Indian ethnicity and his mother is Scottish. His real name is also Danni Chaudhary. He later adapted the name Danny Bhoy as his stage name. His grandmother called him Danny Boy and since the family had registered the name he had to later add the "H' to his surname.
His debut as a comedian was a huge success
After starting stand-up comedy in 1998, his talent was instantly recognized. In just a year, Danny was awarded The Daily Telegraph Open Mic Award. It is one of the biggest awards for new comedians in Britain.
His solo show was houseful
In the year 2001, he took his comedy skill at Edinburgh Festival for full-length solo shows. The show was supposed to last for 3 weeks but all the tickets were sold out within just a week. He was very high in demand and to fulfill it, the festival decided to add extra shows.
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Female fans are crazy about him
A majority of Danny's fans are women and they are extremely interested to know about his private life, affairs, relationships and preferences. However, Danny being a very private person, there are no details about the comedian's private life and love affairs.
He is actually straight
Since Danny is very personal and not much information about his love life can be found, rumors claiming that the comedian is gay have been circulating for quite a while. However, the comedian is straight as per reports.