Paul Zerdin, born on August 21, 1972, is a famous British comedian and ventriloquist. He was born in London, United Kingdom. He is of British nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. His height is 5 feet 9 inches. Though his parents' names are not recorded, it is known that they were both drama-school graduates. Paul's father was a BBC World Service Provider and his mother was a presenter on Radio 2.
Paul Zerdin was attracted ventriloquism when one of his friends bought him a puppet; he used it to put on shows to entertain neighboring people. At a tender age of 10, he was perfect enough to pull off shows in puppet theater. Later, he went on to work in the magic shop to master his talent.
Paul made a television debut as the host of GMTV's Rise and Shine in 1993, and was later seen on the BBC's Tricky Business. He grabbed attention when he won The Big Talent Show in 1999, which was hosted by Jonathan Ross.
2015 was the year when he went international and won the first prize on America's Got Talent (AGT) 10th season. The judges of the show at the time were Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Mel B, and Howie Mandel. He won $1 million and a headline residency show in Las Vegas along with a trophy as a prize money.
Paul, who returned quickly to London after his big win in America, was accused by Ronn Lucas and David Strassman for stealing their acts and presenting in the AGT.
Moving on to his love life, Paul was rumored to be in a relationship with British actress/singer Robyn Mellor. The rumors regarding their affair began after Robyn came to pick him at the airport with a celebratory balloon following his return from London. Apart from this rumor, there are no reports about Paul being in a relationship or dating a girlfriend.
As a successful entertainer, he earns living by performing in tours. He was on a UK tour in 2017 where the title of the show was given Paul Zerdin All Mouth (2017). Similarly, his other tours were Paul Zerdin Live and Dick Whittington.
Well, the comedian out of his career has amassed a net worth of around $1.5 million that also includes the prize money from AGT.
Similarly, Paul is also very active in social media like Twitter, Facebook and has his own personal website. He resides in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom.