Paul Sinha Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Paul Sinha Quick Info
Height5 ft 8 in
Weight85 kg
Date of BirthMay 28, 1970
Zodiac SignGemini
BoyfriendOliver

Paul Sinha is a British comedian, broadcaster, and quiz player and has appeared in shows like University Challenge: The Professionals, Are You an Egghead?, Mastermind and Brain of Britain. He is best known for appearing in the popular British television quiz show broadcast, The Chase on ITV, as the chaser. He is also recognized as the world’s only gay Anglo-Bengali GP who turned to stand up comedy.

Born Name

Supriya Kumar Sinha

Nick Name

Paul

Paul Sinha as seen in May 2015 with the Fighting Talk Champion of Champions Trophy
Paul Sinha as seen in May 2015 with the Fighting Talk Champion of Champions Trophy (Jason Leslie / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA) 3.0

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Luton, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

Residence

England, United Kingdom

Nationality

British

 

Education

Paul attended Dulwich College. He later went on to attend St George’s Hospital Medical School.

Occupation

Broadcaster, Comedian

Family

  • FatherUnknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Manager

Paul is represented by ITV Studios.

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

85 kg or 187.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Paul has dated –

  1. Oliver – In January 2019, Paul broke the news of the engagement to his longtime partner. There is not much known about his boyfriend but in an interview, he mentioned that the name of his partner is Oliver.
Paul Sinha as seen in September 2018
Paul Sinha as seen in September 2018 (Paul Sinha / Twitter)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

He has Bengali ancestry.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Gay

Distinctive Features

Cleft chin

Paul Sinha as seen posing for a picture in January 2018
Paul Sinha as seen posing for a picture in January 2018 (Paul Sinha / Twitter)

Religion

Paul was born to Hindu parents.

However, his own religious views are unknown.

Best Known For

Appearing in the popular British television quiz show broadcast, The Chase on ITV, as the chaser

First TV Show

Paul made his first TV show appearance in Never Mind the Full Stops as ‘Himself’ in 2007.

Personal Trainer

As per a tweet in December 2018, Paul mentioned that he was seeing a personal trainer at that time.

As far as his diet was concerned, he mentioned that he was following a dieting routine with reduced carbs.

Paul Sinha Favorite Things

  • Sports – Football, Cricket
  • Football Club – Liverpool F.C.

SourceWikipedia

Paul Sinha as seen in a Twitter selfie with his father i June 2019
Paul Sinha as seen in a Twitter selfie with his father in June 2019 (Paul Sinha / Twitter)

Paul Sinha Facts

  1. He worked as a junior doctor in the hospitals in London and King’s Lynn and it was then that he started stand-up comedy.
  2. He is known for the use of the heavy pun in his early days in stand-up.
  3. Paul participated in the long-running annual national competition for comedy and variety acts, Hackney Empire New Act of the Year and was placed third that year.
  4. Paul is recognized as the ‘world’s only gay Anglo-Bengali GP turned stand-up comedian’.
  5. He has performed on several BBC Radio 4 shows including The News Quiz, The Now Show, Loose Ends, 28 Acts in 28 Minutes, Shappi Talk and Just a Minute.
  6. He has also been a part of several Edinburgh Festival Fringe shows such as Saint or Sinha? (2006), 39 Years of Solitude (2009), Looking at the Stars (2011) and many more.
  7. Paul got a chance to present his own Radio 4 program titled Paul Sinha’s Quiz Culture, in March 2011 where he discussed the world of competitive quizzing.
  8. Some of his famous quiz show appearances include University Challenge: The ProfessionalsAre You an Egghead?Mastermind, and Brain of Britain where he was placed 3rd.
  9. In spite of discussing his sexuality openly in many of his comedy shows, he came out as openly gay on the British television quiz show broadcast on ITV, The Chase in May 2017.
  10. He announced in June 2019 that he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.
  11. As of 2019, he is placed 6th at quizzing in the United Kingdom.
  12. Visit his official website @ paulsinha.com.
  13. Follow Paul Sinha on Twitter.

Featured Image by Jason Leslie / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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