Joe Wilkison is an English comedian, actor, and writer. Joe Wilkison started off his career from a local village pub now made it up to Netflix
Table of Biography
Early life Childhood
Born on May 2, 1975, Joe is now 45 years old. He is the son of Brian Wilkinson and Stella Wilkinson. Although he was born in Bromley, he grew up in Kent and spent most of his youth there. Apart from this, Joe has not talked about having a sibling or his educational background.
Career and Professional life
Wilkinson started his career in 2004 from a local pub that hosted an open mic. He then continued performing for small and big crowds. Gradually by 2008, he has made tours and appeared at big venues like the Edinburgh Fringe and the Bloomsbury Theatre.
Joe got his first television show in 2010. He debuted with the comedy show Robert’s web in which he played multiple characters. In the same year, he also appeared on ‘he Rob Brydon Show’, ‘The Wright Stuff’, ‘Show & Tell’, ‘Comedy Lab’, and ‘My Funniest Year’. Similarly, he is a regular on popular British panel shows like ‘Have I Got News for You’, ‘Mock the Week’ and ‘Never Mind the Buzzcocks’
Amongst all the shows he has been a part of, he got major recognition from ‘8 Out of 10 Cats’. He initially started as Rachel Riley’s assistant, however, later made regular appearances on the spin-off show, ‘8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown’.
Apart from acting, Wilkinson has also contributed as a writer in the series Anna and Katy. He has also written some episodes for ‘Show and tell’ and ‘My funniest Year’. Similarly, he co-wrote as well as appeared in the 2016 series ‘Rovers.’ He made his Netflix debut in the role of Jeffrey in the 2019 series ‘Sex Education’. Recently, Joe plays the lead in the 3-part Gold sitcom The Cockfield’s. He is also a co-writer in the series which aired in 2019.
Stand-up and Other work
As a stand-up comedian, Wilkinson has made two major tours: My Mum’s Called Stella and my Dad’s called Brian and The Joe Wilkinson Experience. However, the tours had a mixed review.
Since 2014, Wilkinson started appearing in commercials and doing voice covers for ads. Moreover, he has also appeared on a special episode of ‘ The Great British Bake Off’, where he won Star Baker.
Awards and Net Worth
Since the beginning of his career, Joe has been conquering new levels of success. He has risen to become one of the best British comedians. In between, he also won the 2016 Hackney Empire New Act of the Year.
The successful comedian has not clearly revealed his riches. However, sources estimate his net worth to be around $1 to $5 million dollars. His salary and annual income are still under review.
Wilkinson is a married man. He tied knots with Petra Exton in July 2015. The couple has been happily living together since then. But, Joe is quite not open about his private life. There is no much information about their relationship. It looks as though, they have not even had children together.
Body Measurement and Social Media
The Cockfield’s star Joe is in his mid-forties. He has a fair skin tone and brown hair. Looking into his body physique, he appears slightly overweight with an average height. However, his exact height weight, or other body measurements are unavailable.
Actor-comedian Wilkinson is not very active on social media sites. Although he has an Instagram account under the user name @gillinghamjoe, he has not posted many photos. He has not updated in years, yet has over 21k followers. Nevertheless, Joe is quite active on Twitter where he has about 600k followers. He mostly updates on his professional life via the account.