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(British Actor, Writer, Producer, and Comedian)

Relationship Facts of John Cleese

John Cleese is married to Jennifer Wade.
John Cleese married on August 02, 2012.
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He is father of Two (Cynthia Cleese and Camilla Cleese).
John Cleese is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is John Cleese married?

John Cleese is married to Jennifer Wade, an American Actress and Jewelry designer. Wade is the fourth wife of Cleese.

The couple tied the knot on 2nd August 2012. Also, the couple appears to be strong in their marriage and is having a good time.

Previous Relationships

John Cleese was married to Connie Booth, an American Actress. The couple tied the knot on 20th February 1968 in front of family and close friends.

The couple welcomed their first baby daughter, Camilla Cleese on 24th January 1984. However, the couple divorced each other on 1st August 1978.

John Cleese was married to Barbara Trentham, an American Actress, and Model. The couple tied the knot on the 15th of February 1981 among the family and close relatives.

The couple welcomed their first baby daughter, Cythina Cleese on 17th February 1971. Later, the couple separated each other on 10th October 1990.

John Cleese was married to Alyce Faye Eichelberger, an American Additional Crew. The couple wed on 28th December 1992 in front of family and friends.

However, the couple divorced in January 2008 meanwhile reasons are still unknown.

John Cleese: Biography in Details

Who is John Cleese?

John Cleese is a British Actor, Writer, Producer, and Comedian.

John is best known for the role of Announcer in Monty Python’s Flying Circus (TV Series) in 1969, Archie in A Fish Called Wand (Comedy Crime) in 1988, and Dr. Spencer in The Meaning of Life (Comedy Musical) in 1983.

Asides from that, Cleese will appear as Hodges in Two Minutes to Midnight which is in Pre-Production.

John Cleese: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, and Education

John Cleese was born on 27th October 1939 in Weston-Super-Mare, England. His born name is John Marwood Cleese.

He is the son of Muriel Evelyn and Francis Cleese. By profession, his mother is a homemaker meanwhile his father is an Insurance Salesman.

Apart from that, Cleese holds British nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. Moving towards his educational background, he attended St Peter’s Preparatory School.

John Cleese: Career

John Cleese debuted as Dr. Gilbert in At Last the 1948 Show (TV Series) in 1967. He played the role of Basil Fawlty in Fawlty Towers (TV Series) in 1979.

He played the role of Alexander Pentcho in Quantum Project (Short) in 2000. Besides that, he played the role of Lyle Finster in Will & Grace (TV Series) in 2004.

Moreover, Cleese was cast as Dr. Grant in Whitney (TV Series) in 2013. He played the role of Martin in Speechless (TV Series) in 2018.

In 2022, John Cleese played the role of Daddy Daughter Tip (Drama). Additionally, he will appear in many TV Movies which is in Pre-Production, such as Wedding of the Year, and One Night in Bath.

John Cleese: Awards and Nominations

  • He is the winner of the BAFTA Film Award for Fawlty Towers in 1980.
  • John Cleese is the winner of the Primetime Emmy Awards for Cheers in 1987.
  • He is the nominee for Oscar Awards for A Fish Called Wanda in 1989.

John Cleese: Net Worth and Salary

As of 2023, John Cleese has an estimated net worth of $17 Million to $20 Million.

Beyond that, he made $492,040 per annum. However, Marwood hasn’t revealed any other details regarding his assets, cars, and property. Furthermore, it appears that he leads a posh life.

John Cleese: Rumors and Controversy

According to rumors, John Cleese has rejected the BBC’s offer to collaborate on a remake of the classic comedy Fawlty Towers.

He will also begin hosting his own GB News TV program the following year. Asides from that, John maintains a professional image in the eyes of the public and media.

Body Features: Height and Weight

John Cleese stands at a height of 6 feet 5 inches and weighs around 90 Kg. His physical include a black pair of eyes and white hair. Similarly, John has a fair complexion with a white beard.

Social Media

John Cleese is active on all social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

He has over 1.5M followers on Facebook, 171k followers on Instagram, and over 5.7M followers on Twitter. In addition, he has 24.7k Subscribers on his YouTube channel.


  • Cleese is 83 years old.
  • His star sign is Scorpio.

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