Rik Mayall Bio (Wiki) Verified By Editor

(Comedian Actor)

Rik was an English comedian, actor, and writer. He got married to Barbara Robbin and is the father of three kids.

Relationship Facts of Rik Mayall

Rik Mayall is married to Barbara Robbin.
He is father of Three (Bonnie Mayall, Rosie Mayall, Sidney Mayall).
Rik Mayall is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Who was Rik Mayall married to?

Talking about his relationship, he was a married man.

He got married to Barbara Robbin in 1985, and they have three children namely, Bonnie Mayall, Rosie Mayall, and Sidney Mayall, and the marriage lasted till his death.

Who is Rik Mayall?

Rik was an English comedian, actor, and writer.

Likewise, he was well known as Richard Michael Mayall.

Similarly, he was best recognized for performing with his comedy partner Ade Edmondson.

Rik Mayall: Childhood, Education, and Family

Rik was born in Harlow, Essex, England on March 7, 1958, to parents John Mayall and Gillian Mayall.

He had three siblings namely, Anthony Mayall, Kate Mayall, and Libby Mayall.

He belonged to British nationality and English ethnicity. His birth sign was Pisces.

Rik Mayall
Caption: Rik Mayall (Source: Pinterest)

Talking about his education, firstly, he attended King’s School, Worcester. Then, he attended the University of Manchester.

Rik Mayall: Early Professional Career

Talking about his profession, he along with Edmondson initially performed at The Comedy Store in the early 1980s.

Likewise, he had also given solo performances as a solo comedian, using characters such as an anarchist poet named Rick and Kevin Turvey.

Then, he also went on to set up the comedy club ‘The Comic Strip’ along with fellow comedians Edmondson, Alexei Sayle, Peter Richardson, Nigel Planer, Pete Richens, Arnold Brown, and French and Saunders.

Similarly, he had also begun playing his character Kevin Turvey in the sketch show ‘A Kick Up the Eighties’ that was first broadcast in 1981.

Whereas, he also appeared in the American dark comedy flick ‘Shock Treatment’.

He went on to write and act in BBC’s sitcom ‘The Young Ones’ in 1982. Moreover, he also maintained his double act with Ade Edmondson.

While he had also played a sociology student, Edmondson appeared as the violent punk star Vyvyan.

Whereas, he also appeared as a detective in Art of Noise’s music video for “Peter Gunn”.

He had also joined Edmondson, Elton, and Planer to star as Richie Rich in the follow-up to ‘The Young Ones,’ which was titled ‘Filthy Rich & Catflap’ in 1987.

He and the rest of ‘The Young Ones’ cast recorded the song “Living Doll” with Cliff Richard for a charity campaign.

In 1999, he had also begun voicing the character of Kehaar on the animated television show ‘Watership Down.’

Soon after this, he voiced all the characters in the video game ‘Hogs of War.’ In 2002, he also played Professor Adonis Cnut in the sitcom ‘Belief Nothing’.

Therefore, in 2013, he also appeared in Channel 4’s ‘Man Down’.

Lastly,  his final television appearance was in the first episode of the 2nd series of ‘Crackanory’ in 2014.

Lifetime Achievements and Awards

Talking about his lifetime achievements and awards, he won Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for The Willows in Winter (1996). 

Rik Mayall: Salary and Net Worth

There is no information regarding his salary.

His net worth was around $ 5 million as of 2022.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There is no information regarding rumors and controversy about his personal and professional life.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Talking about his body measurements, Rick had a height of 5 feet 11 inches.

Additionally, his weight is unknown. Rick’s hair color was light brown and his eye color was blue.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

On talking about his social media, he was not active on social media like Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Rik Mayall: Death

He died on June 9, 2014, at the age of 56 in Barnes, London, United Kingdom.

The cause of his death was due to Heart Attack.

Reference (Wikipedia, IMDb, www.thefamouspeople.com)

Also read Also, read the career, salary, net worth, controversy, and bio of  Howie MandelHelen LedererDawn FrenchPaul WhitehouseJennifer SaundersHarry EnfieldLarry David, Nora Ephron