Craig Ferguson is a TV personality, comedian, actor, and author. Craig Ferguson is known for hosting the CBS late-night talk show named “The Last Late Show with Craig Ferguson“.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
He was born on May 17, 1962, in Springburn, Glasgow, United Kingdom. Currently, he is 60 years old. His pseudonym is Bing Hitler.
Craig’s parents are Robert Ferguson (Father) and his mother Janet Ferguson. His father is a speaker, author, and TV personality. In December 2008, his mother passed away.
Craig has two sisters named Lynn Ferguson Tweddle who is also a comedian, presenter, and actress, another sister name Janice Ferguson whose profession is unknown, and one brother named Scott Ferguson, a film producer, TV producer, and writer.
The family relocated to a Development Corporation home in the neighboring town of Cumbernauld when he was six months old. Ferguson made his first trip to the U.S when he was 13 years old to see an uncle who lived on Long Island.
Ferguson relocated to New York City in 1983 and worked in construction in Harlem before returning to Scotland. He then worked as a bouncer at a bar. He was raised as a Scottish Presbyterian and according to his birth date, his zodiac sign is Taurus and he is Agnostic in religion.
He studied at Muirfield Primary School and Cumbernauld High School. When he was 16 years old, he left his High school to start her career as an electronics technician at a local factory. No more other information is available about her educational background.
For five years, Ferguson was in a relationship with actress Helen Atkinson-Wood. He had two divorces and three marriages. Ferguson was first married to Anne Hogarth from 1983 to 1986 and Sascha Corwin.
Their date of marriage is not available. Both marriages ended in divorce. He has one son, Milo, with Sascha Corwin.
He is married to Megan Wallace-Cunningham, an art dealer but it was a private marriage in 2008. They have one son, Liam James.
He has never before been the target of rumors or controversy, neither about relationships nor other personal matters.
Career and Professional Life
He began his career as a drummer in a punk band called “The Bastards from Hell.” Then he worked as a bartender in a local Glasgow pub where he was introduced to the artistic director of The Tron Theatre in Glasgow, Michael Boyd.
His first television appearance was in 1989 in an episode of the sitcom “Red Dwarf“. After that, he hosted “The Ferguson Theory” in 1993. In 1993, he debuted his Scottish archaeology series called “Dirt Detective,” which focused on historical sites all around Scotland.
In 1994, He moved to Los Angeles, US, and got his first role in “Maybe this Time“. When he was selected for the position of Nigel Wick in “The Drew Carey Show,” he experienced a significant career breakthrough. From 1996 through 2003, he acted in this role.
Ferguson produced, co-starred, and directed three movies: “The Big Tease” (1999), “Saving Grace” (2000), and “I’ll Be There” (2003). In December 2004, he replaced Craig Kilborn as host of CBS’s “The Late Late Show,” and his debut episode as the permanent presenter appeared in January 2005.
His book “Between the Bridge and the River,” was published in 2006. His autobiography, “American on Purpose: The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot,” was released in 2009.
In 2010, the audiobook version of his autobiography received a Grammy nomination for Best Spoken Word Album.
The name of the brand Craig Ferguson has endorsed is not available. There is no clear information about it so we can’t assume.
Awards and Nomination
At the Aspen, Dallas, and Valencia film festivals, his debut movie, “I’ll be There,” (2003), did win the Audience Award for Best Film. He not only directed the movie but also wrote the movie.
In 2006, his first novel, ” Between the Bridge and the River “, reached the bestsellers list. The New York Times bestseller list included his memoir “American on Purpose: The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot,” which was published in 2009.
For his interview with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Ferguson’s program, “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” received the prestigious Peabody Award for Excellence in Broadcasting in 2010.
Craig Ferguson is an American comedian and actor with a $30 million net worth. Craig’s annual income reached $8.5 million when he was hosting the “Late Late Show.”
He is 77 kilograms and 6 feet 2 inches tall. His eye color is blue, and his shoe size is 10 US. His hair has a salt and pepper color. He is of average build. Regarding his body measurement, nothing else is known. He may entice any woman because he is tall and attractive.
Craig Ferguson has huge popularity across all social media channels. He has 59.5K followers on Instagram. He continues to publish photos and reels of himself on Instagram and is extremely active there. She is also popular on Twitter and has 2.6M followers.