Joe Wilkinson Biography

Updated On Jul 24, 2018 Published On Mar 04, 2016
Facts of Joe Wilkinson
Date of Birth: 1975 , May-2
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Name Joe Wilkinson
Birth Name Joseph Wilkinson
Father Brian Wilkinson
Mother Stella Wilkinson
Nationality English
Birth Place/City Bromley, UK
Ethnicity British
Profession Actor, Comedian
Famous for 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown
Married Yes
Married to Petra Exton
Children No
Divorce No
TV Show After Life, Still Open All Hours, Rovers, Taskmaster
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Hackney Empire New Act of the Year 2006 winner, Joe Wilkinson is an English comedian, actor, and writer best known for his work in 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown as Rachel Riley's assistant. The comedian was born on May 2, 1975, in Bromley, England, the UK to his parents, father Brian and mother Stella Wilkinson. 

Joe is a married man. The comedian tied the marital bonds with his wife Petra Exton on the 31st of July 2015. The couple who currently resides in Brighton, England, had a beautiful wedding ceremony. However, a lack of information about his wife and other such details has made it unable to describe about their wedding lives. 

The duo doesn't have any children to date. Besides, there are no any rumors of his extramarital affairs, dating life, and also most importantly their divorce rumors. It seems as if he prefers to keep his personal life private and not want his familial life to become a public affair.

Joe began his career at a local pub and that was in the year 2004. The pub held an open mic evening where he signed himself up for the challenge and then his career has been on the rise ever since. The comedian has since then appeared in TV more than a thousand times. 

His stand up comedy has taken him to two major tours; My Mum's called Stella and my Dad's called Brian, and The Joe Wilkinson Experience. Besides open mic, he has also appeared in a live recording session for the Flatshare Slamdown

Apart from his other career jobs, he has got the most fame through his career as an actor. His act on the spin-off of 8 Out of 10 Cats, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown is much appreciated. In 2016, Joe appeared in the Sky 1 series Rovers. The series was co-written by him alongside David Earl

He has appeared in various television shows so far. The talented actor earns a huge amount of salary from his career and his exact net worth is yet to be revealed. But, some sites suggest that he has half a million dollars as his total net worth. 

The comedian cum actor is currently busy in the production of the movie, After Life which is set to be premiered on Netflix. The movie will be about a dark comedy web TV series. 

Joe Wilkinson facts on timeline

Born in Bromley, United Kingdom

May 2 , 1975

He was born on May 2, 1975 in Bromley, United Kingdom to parents Brian and Stella Wilkinson. There is no information about his siblings. 

Got Married

July 31 , 2015

He is a married man. He got married on 31 July 2015 to his wife Petra Exton. He is very happy of getting loving spouse. There is no any information about his wife right now. He has no children till the date. It seems he believes to keep his personal life private.

Began his Career

2004

He began his career from local pub and that was in year 2004. Afterwards, He has appeared on a variety of popular shows including Have I Got News for You, The Rob Brydon Show, 8 out of 10 Cats, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, and many more.

Won Hackney Empire New Act Award

2006

He won the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year and that was in the year 2006. That award's aim is to discover and promote new stand-up comedy and variety talent. 

Appeared in 8 Out of 10 Cats

2012

He has made regular appearances on the 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown since 2012. He appeared as Rachel Riley's assistant. His main role in that show is his appearing in a dressing-up costume and making humorous comment towards contestants.

Solo Stand up shows

2011

He  took his first solo stand up show, My Mum is Called Stella and My Dad is Called Brian, to the Edinburgh festival and then later on a national tour ending in December 2011. "The Joe Wilkinson Experience" is also one of his Stand up shows.