David Walliams is an English comedian, actor, writer, and television personality. Additionally, he is famous for different television series such as Mash and Peas, Sir Bernard’s Stately Homes, Barking, Rock Profile and many more. Furthermore, he is also famous as a writer of children’s novels such as The Boy in the Dress, Mr. Stink, Fing, The Beast of Buckingham Palace and many more.
The versatile English artist, David Walliams also worked as a judge of the ITV show Britain’s Got Talent. Particularly, he judged the show along with his counterparts Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon, and Simon Cowell in 2012. Moreover, he was recognized as a Best Judge at the National Television Awards in 2015, 2018 and 2019 respectively.
David Walliams was born as a David Edward Walliams on 20th August 1971 in Wimbledon, London, England. As of March 2020, David is 48 years old. Willaims grew up in Banstead, Surrey along with his parents and sister, Julie.
David Walliams was born to Peter Williams (Father) and Kathleen Williams (Mother). In addition, his father, Peter was a London Transport engineer and his mother, Kathleen worked as a laboratory technician.
Talking about his education, he enrolled at Collingwood Boys’ School in Wallington for early education. Likewise, he also attended Reigate Grammar School in Surrey before joining Bristol University for higher education. Additionally, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Drama).
Although the news about David’s current relationship is not in the media yet, he was previously married to the incredibly gorgeous supermodel, Lara Stone. The couple started dating since 2009 and eventually announced their engagement on 20th January 2010. As per the reports, he proposed to her after dating for seven months with a £100,000 antique Tiffany ring while holidaying in LA.
Furthermore, the couple walked down the aisle on 16th May 2010. Similarly, the duo organized a lavish £80,000 ceremony at central London’s Claridge’s Hotel. However, their relationship didn’t work as expected, leading to divorce in 2015. As per David’s statement, he filed a divorce from stone after noticing unreasonable behavior from her.
In December 2012, Walliams and his then-wife, Lara announced that they were pregnant with their first child. Later on 6th May 2013, the couple was blessed with a son named, Alfred. Apart from the mentioned information, the couple has kept their child away from the limelight.
The Sun announced in February 2018 that Walliams pursued a romantic relationship with glamorous model Chloe Ayling, who made the headlines for the first time since she was reportedly kidnapped. Additionally, Walliams has been linked to several A-list celebrities, including a former Spice Girl. As per Ok! online reports, Walliams was linked to Lisa Snowdon, Patsy Kensit, Abi Titmuss, Emily Scott, and Kate Beckinsale.
In 2008, the Mirror reported that Geri Horner and David were dating. Soon after the divorce with his former wife, Lara Stone, reports suggest that David jumped right back into the celebrity dating scene. He has recently been linked to a variety of other famous faces, including Ashley James. Likewise, the Sun reported that he was also romantically involved with Emily Agnes, a Playboy model, and a model, Sylvia Flote.
As of 2020, David Walliams has an estimated net worth of over $25 million which is entirely generated from his professional career. Also, David’s children’s novel has a huge demand, making him one of the highest-earning authors in the country.
In particular, he has amassed around £100 million, selling 25 million copies of his children’s book until 2019. Especially, in 2018, his bookselling revenue was around £18 million while it significantly rose in 2019 to reach around £20 million.
Although his books generated revenue of £100 million, only £10 million is reported to be added to his net worth. Even with the £10 million income, it still puts him in an exclusive club with the likes of Harry Potter creator JK Rowling, Gruffalo writer Julia Donaldson and Tracy Beaker writer Jacqueline Wilson.
Apart from earnings as an author, he is also a professional comedian actor. However, the details about how much he earns from his acting career are not in the media yet. Back in 2012, he also worked as a judge of ITV show Britain’s Got Talent and was offered £1 million as salary to work for the show.
David seems to be a car enthusiast. He owns some of luxurious as well as lavish cars such as trusty Range Rover and a stunning vintage Aston Martin.
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