Paul Whitehouse Biography

(actor, comedian, and writer)

Paul Whitehouse is a British comedian who has featured in his shows, Harry & Paul and Harry Enfield & Chums. Paul is the father of four kids.

More about the relationship

Paul Whitehouse was previously a married man. There are no details available relating to this wedding but his ex-wife’s name is Fiona.

He has four children from this relationship. Three of his daughters‘ names are Molly Whitehouse, Sophie Whitehouse, and Lauren Whitehouse.

Relationship Facts of Paul Whitehouse

  • Paul Whitehouse is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Paul Whitehouse?

Paul Whitehouse is a British actor, comedian, and writer. People mostly know Paul Whitehouse for his role in the BBC sketch comedy seriesThe Fast Show’.

Additionally, he also appeared in ‘Harry & Paul’ and ‘Harry Enfield and Chums’ alongside Harry Enfield.

Paul Whitehouse: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

Whitehouse was born in Stanleytown, Rhondda Cynon Taf on May 17, 1958. He was born to parents Harry Whitehouse, Anita Whitehouse. His mother was a singer with the Welsh National Opera and her father worked for the National Coal Board.

He developed a talent for mimicry from an early age after moving to Enfield in North London. He is of British and Welsh nationality. Furthermore, his ethnicity is English.


Talking about his education, Whitehouse attended the University of East Anglia. Later, he dropped out of the University and squatted in a council flat in Hackney.

Paul Whitehouse: Career, Profession

Whitehouse initially worked as a plasterer. Later, he and Charlie Higson began performing at night and the weekends with ‘The Higsons’, their new punk-funk group. The pair was eventually invited by Harry Enfield to write for Channel 4’s ‘Saturday Live’.

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Caption: Paul Whitehouse pose (Souce: Daily Express)

Next, they began appearing on shows such as Vic Reeves’ ‘Big Night Out, ‘A Bit of Fry and Laurie’, and ‘Programme’ among others. Since then, he has appeared in numerous other movies and television series. Furthermore, he has also produced and written several movies and television series. All in all, he has over 50 credits as an actor.

Some other movies and television series that Whitehouse has appeared in are ‘Chuck Steel: Night of the Trampires’, ‘Ghost Stories, ‘The Death of Stalin’, ‘Murder in Successville’, ‘The Life of Rock with Brian Pern’, ‘Toast of London’, ‘Nurse’, ‘Mortdecai’, ‘The Fast Show’, ‘Harry & Paul’s Story of the 2s’, ‘Ruddy Hell! It’s Harry and Paul’, ‘It’s Kevin’, ‘Burke And Hare’, ‘Bellamy’s People’, ‘Horne & Corden’, ‘Corpse Bride’, ‘Help’, ‘Finding Neverland’, ‘The Fast Show Farewell Tour’, ‘Happiness’, and ‘Fun at the Funeral Parlour’ among others.

Additionally, Whitehouse also has ten credits as a producer. Furthermore, he has written more than 20 shows to date.

Whitehouse has won four BAFTA TV Awards. In addition, he has also received the other three nominations for the same award. He won the British Comedy Award in 1996. All in all, he has 9 wins and 6 nominations to his name to date.

Paul Whitehouse: Salary, Net Worth

Whitehouse’s net worth is estimated to be $20 million as of 2022.

Whilst, he has not revealed his current salary.

Paul Whitehouse: Rumors, Controversy

Whitehouse’s acceptance speech at the British Comedy Awards in 2013 received several criticisms. His fake interpreter style while accepting the speech was viewed as a mocking of deaf people.

At present, there are no rumors concerning Whitehouse and his career.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Talking about his body measurement, Paul Whitehouse has a height of 5 feet 8 inches and a decent weight. Additionally, his hair color and eye color are dark brown.

Social Media

Whitehouse is not active on social media. He does not have his official Twitter and Instagram accounts. Additionally, he is not active on Facebook as well.


  • Paul loves fishing and hates champagne.
  • He met his partner, Harry Enfield in the early ’80s via a mutual friend.


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What band was Paul Whitehouse in?

He was with The Right Hand Lovers, a punk band.

Are Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse friends?

Ther have worked together and are long-term friends.

Who is Paul Whitehouse's father?

His name is Harry Whitehouse.