Adam Hills
Adam Hills

Adam Hills

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Adam Hills is an Australian comedian and radio and television presenter. In 2013, Adam Hills hosted a special one-off revival episode of Channel 4’s quiz show, Fifteen to One. 

Early Life

The talented artist was born on 10 July 1970, in the southern Sydney suburb of Loftus, Australia. His birth sign is Cancer and his age is 50 years. Hills was born without a right foot and wears a prosthesis, which has become a frequent source of comedy in his act. He is the brother of Brad Hills. He studied for a Bachelor of Arts (Communications) at Macquarie University, graduating in 1991. During his studying days, he discovered his comic abilities as well.

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Caption: Adam Hills with his grandfather (Source: Instagram)

Career and Professional Life

Career

Adam Hills is an American comedian and television presenter who divides his time between Australia and the UK, where he hosts the talk show The Last Leg. His first stand-up comedian was at the age of 19 at the Sydney Comedy Store. Since 1997, he has produced ten solo shows that have been toured internationally. Similarly, he has visited widely, performing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the Montreal Just For Fun Festival, and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, and many other laces. Also, he is a strong rights activist for people with disabilities. Moreover, his 2013 stand-up show Happyism included a segment in which he talked about the 2012 appearance and the experience of adapting his material to avoid language and subject matter inappropriate for the occasion.

Adam Hills was coined during a 1999 performance in Melbourne of his 2001 show ‘Go You Big Red Fire Engine’. In 2018, he appeared in The Muppets Take the o2, interacting with the Swedish Chef. The talented artist appeared on a show called Adam Hills In Gordon Street Tonight. He has also been on an episode of Nevermind the Buzzcocks with Bill Bailey. Adam regularly performs alongside Leanne Beer, an AUSLAN sign interpreter at his festival show. Besides, he is a huge fan of Adam Ant. In addition, he says “Going to Starbucks for coffee is like going to prison for sex. You know you are going to get it, but it will be a bit rough.

Professional Life

Adam Hills is also popular in Australia for his role in the music trivia show Spicks and Specks that he hosted from its premiere in 2005. In 2007, he moved the show on a national live tour dubbed the ‘Spicks and Speck-secular’. A hill has also made appearances on Australian shows Rove Live, The Glass House, and The Fat. He was one of three presenters at the 2007 awards. Moreover, Adam Hills co-hosted the ABC coverage of the 2008 Summer Paralympics in June 2008.

Adam appeared in Thank God You’re Here in July 2009. At this time, Hills also appeared in Good News Week. Hills voiced Buddy Pendergast in Thunderbirds Are Go in 2016. Adam Hills released a single titled Working Class Anthem in 2012. In which Adam sang the lyrics of the Australian National Anthem ‘Advance Australia Fair’. Hillsperformed the song many times on television including a performance honoring Brane guest’s appearance on Spicks and Specks.

 

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Caption: Adam Hills in his office (Source: Instagram)

Awards and Net Worth

Adam Hills is the first Australian to win the International Laughter Award for his comedy. He is also popular as the five times Gold Logie nominated host of his two hit ABC TV series-the music quiz show Spicks and Specks and his unique take on the late-night talk show, Adam Hills Tonight. Adam Hills has been nominated for three consecutive Edinburgh Comedy Awards for his 2001, 2002, and 2003 solo shows at the Edinburgh Fringe

As of 2020, Adam Hills has an estimated net worth of $110 million. His income source is from his profession as a comedian and TV and radio personality. The amount he currently earns is enough for him and his family’s living.

Relationship Status

In December 2009, Hills married Ali McGregor. His wife is an Australian soprano opera singer, actress as well as a cabaret performer, who has performed in operas in the United Kingdom, in Australia, and in New Zealand. They have two daughters, Maisie and Beatrice. Adam is currently living in London with his family.

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Caption: Adam Hills with his wife at an event (Source: Getty Images)

Body Measurement and Social Media

Regarding Adam’s body measurement, he has a well-maintained body. He looks healthy and physically fit as well. He often does exercising and looks very active in his older age as well. Adam has white and also black hair and a pair of attractive grey eyes. He used to have a good looking and quite a long beard but she shaved it. Moreover, he stands the height of  6 feet 1 inch tall. Other information regarding the size of his different parts of his body is not revealed yet.

Talking about his social media presence, he is quite active there. He has Instagram and Twitter account. On Instagram, he has 89.6K followers, and on Twitter, he has 570.9K followers. He keeps on updating his social media from time to time. The artist shares pictures and videos of him playing, exercising, and working. We can see how much he loves and is dedicated to his current job.