|Mo Gilligan Quick Info
|Date of Birth
|February 19, 1988
Mo Gilligan is a British stand-up comedian, actor, writer, producer, and host who has gained acclaim with his observational comedy. His comedy career started when he began uploading comedy videos on his social media accounts while still working in retail. Over the course of his career, he has hosted The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan and The Big Narstie Show on Channel 4 as well as has served as a judge on The Masked Singer UK and The Masked Dancer UK. In addition to that, Mo Gilligan has also been a part of many other projects which include The Chris Ramsey Show, The Apprentice: You’re Fired!, The Big Fat Quiz of the Year, Celebrity Call Centre, Rob Delaney‘s Stand Up Central, Chicken Shop Date, Don’t Hate the Playaz, Jack Dee Live at the Apollo, Comedians Watching Football with Friends, The Graham Norton Show, Good Morning Britain, The Great Celebrity Bake Off for SU2C, All Star Happy Hour with Mo Gilligan, Reasons to Be Cheerful with Matt Lucas, A League of Their Own, The John Bishop Show, The Jonathan Ross Show, The Ranganation, There’s Something About Movies, Peter Crouch: Save Our Summer, The Cube, The Russell Howard Hour, Celebrity Catchphrase, The One Show, Travel Man: 48 Hours in…, Strictly Come Dancing, Loose Women, Saturday Kitchen, Celebrity Gogglebox, The Big Breakfast, That’s My Jam, and Sunday Brunch.
Mosiah Bikila Gilligan
London, England, United Kingdom
London, England, United Kingdom
Mo Gilligan attended a performing arts school in Pimlico, London.
Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Writer, Producer, Host
Mo Gilligan has been signed with MBC PR, Public Relations Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.
Grime Comedy, Observational Comedy, Physical Comedy, Musical Comedy
Black Culture, British Culture, Everyday Life
6 ft or 183 cm
80 kg or 176.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Mo Gilligan has dated –
- Sophie Wise – He was in a relationship with actor Sophie Wise in the past but they decided to call it quits after being together for a few years.
Race / Ethnicity
Mo Gilligan is of Jamaican and St. Lucian descent.
Usually sports a beard
Mo Gilligan Facts
- He was born to British parents and his mother was born in Wales while his father hails from Brixton.
- Mo Gilligan was 5 years old when his parents separated and he was subsequently raised by both parents while living in Camberwell, London.
- On January 14, 2007, he joined YouTube with his eponymous channel.
- He had his breakout moment in 2017 when rapper Drake spotted Gilligan and then quoted some of his comedy on his own Instagram account.
- Partnering with Claudia Winkleman, Mo Gilligan participated in the 2018 edition of the Channel 4 program The Big Fat Quiz of the Year and they emerged as the winners.
- His first comedy special titled Mo Gilligan: Momentum was released on Netflix in 2019.
- He came out with his hour-long documentary titled Black, British, and Funny for Black History Month in 2020.
- Along with actor David Ajao, Mo Gilligan appeared as a contestant on the ITV game show The Cube in October 2020.
- It was announced on March 4, 2021, that he would become a panelist on the spin-off of The Masked Singer UK and The Masked Dancer UK.
- Mo Gilligan is a huge fan of Arsenal F.C.
- He hosted the BRIT Awards from the O2 Arena on February 8, 2022, and February 11, 2023.
- Mo Gilligan’s influences include Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock.
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