Alexei Sayle Biography

(actor, author, English stand-up comedian, former recording artist)

Alexei Sayle is an English stand-up comedian, actor, author, and former recording artist. He was voted the 18th greatest stand-up comic of all time on Channel 4's 100 Greatest Stand-ups in 2007.

More about the relationship

In 1974, Alexei Sayle married Linda Rawsthorn. He and his wife are enjoying their lives and both of them are happy with their relationship.

Furthermore, the couple has no children.

Relationship Facts of Alexei Sayle

  • Alexei Sayle is married to Linda Rawsthorn.
  • He is father of None.
  • Alexei Sayle is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Alexei Sayle?

Alexei Sayle is an actor, author, English stand-up comedian, and former recording artist. Alexei Sayle was a central figure in the alternative comedy movement in the 1980s.

In 2007, he was voted the 18th greatest stand-up comic on Channel 4’s 100 Greatest Stand-ups in the 2010 poll in the updated he came 72nd.

Alexei Sayle: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

He was born on 7 August 1952 as Alexei David Sayle in Anfield, Liverpool, England, UK.

His father is Joseph Henry Sayle, a railway guard, and his mother is Molly Sayle, a pool clerk. Both of them were members of the Communist Party of Great Britain.

He was fond of acting from his childhood.

Education History

He attended Alsop High School in Walton from 1964 to 1969 but expelled halfway through the sixth form.

After that, he attended the Chelsea College of Art and Design in London and Garnett College, Roehampton, a training college for teachers in further education.

Alexei Sayle: Profession and Career

He began his career in 1979 when the Comedy Store opened in London, Sayle responded to an advert in Private Eye for would-be comedians and became its first master of ceremonies. Besides, Sayle played the role of Trinculo in Shakespeare’s The Tempest at the Old Vic theatre in London in 1988.

He compared four nights of stand-up comedy at the Soho Theatre in January and February 2012. In 2013, at Edinburgh Festival Fringe, he continues to tour and perform. He wrote and performed the radio series in 1979.

Moreover, he presented Chopwell Soviet, a 30-minute program on BBC Radio 4 that reviewed the Chopwell miners 80 years after the village of Chopwell became known as Little Moscow on 3 November 2006.

As well as in 1992, Sayle was signed to a seven-year contract to play an Eastern European chef as a regular character on the American sitcom The Golden Palace. He presented the miniseries Drive, which gave advice for safe driving through Sayle’s signature form of humor interspersed with serious pieces in 1994.

On 22 July 2013, Sayle replaced Rolf Harris as the narrator for Nick Junior and Milkshake! series Olive The Ostrich. Episodes featuring Sayle’s narration commenced broadcasting.

He joined The Daily Telegraph as a motoring columnist in 2012. He toured giving readings from the second volume of his autobiography Thatcher Stole My Trousers in early 2015 and published in 2016.

Alexei Sayle
Caption: Alexei Sayle posing for a Photo ( Source: BBC )

Achievement and Awards

He has received an Honorary Professorship, Thames Valley University in 1995.

Controversy, Rumor

This comedian has not been a part of any controversy and rumor as he is maintaining his personal life perfectly.

Alexei Sayle: Salary, Net Worth

He earns a decent amount of money but has been keeping his personal information away from the media or the public.

His estimated net worth is about $6 million as of 2022, which he earns from his profession.

Body measurements: Height, Weight

Alexei Sayle has an average body with short light hair and with dark brown eyes. Besides that, he is 5 feet 11 inches tall with a body mass of 67 kg.

Social Media

He is active on Facebook with more than 68k followers, rather than Twitter and Instagram.

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