Simon Amstell Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Simon Amstell Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 65 kg
Date of Birth November 29, 1979
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Eye Color Hazel

Simon Amstell is an English comedian, writer, TV presenter, and director who has performed stand-up comedy tours and live performances across the world. He had started his career by co-presenting the entertainment-based program Popworld (2000-2006) which went on to attain cult status for his antics. Simon then began hosting the comedy panel game show, in October 2006, Never Mind the Buzzcocks which he left in 2009 to focus more on stand-up comedy. He has also written and directed the 2017 mockumentary Carnage and a comedy-drama film titled Benjamin (2018). In 2016, he had hosted the Evening Standard British Film Awards. In September 2017, his first book titled Help, a collection of stand-up scripts and related stories was published.

Born Name

Simon Marc Amstell

Nick Name

Si

Simon Amstell as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2017
Simon Amstell as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2017 (Simon Amstell / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

Gants Hill, Ilford, London, England, United Kingdom

Residence

London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

English

Education

Simon had attended the Beal High School in Ilford, London. He had created Radio XL in 1995 which became a big part of the school’s tradition in the subsequent years.

Occupation

Comedian, Writer, TV Presenter, Director

Simon Amstell, as seen during a live performance in June 2018
Simon Amstell, as seen during a live performance in June 2018 (Simon Amstell / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – David Amstell
  • Mother – Tina Amstell (née Leventhal)
  • Siblings – He has 3 younger siblings.
  • Others – He has 3 half-sisters.

Manager

He is represented by KBJ Management, Boutique Artist Management Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

65 kg or 143.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Simon has dated –

  1. Milan Neil Amin-Smith (2012-2013) – Rumor

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of British descent.

Simon Amstell in an Instagram selfie from April 2018
Simon Amstell in an Instagram selfie from April 2018 (Simon Amstell / Instagram)

Hair Color

Light Brown

He often tends to dye his hair blonde.

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Gay

Distinctive Features

  • Slender frame
  • Disheveled, curly hair
  • Bespectacled
  • Clean-shaven look
  • Boyish face
  • A dark, quirky sense of humor

Religion

Judaism

Simon Amstell as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2017
Simon Amstell as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2017 (Simon Amstell / Instagram)

Simon Amstell Facts

  1. Simon’s parents got divorced when he was a teenager, in the early 1990s, and he has often stated that his parent’s divorce along with the fact that he was circumcised at birth were the 2 events that have chiefly influenced his career as a stand-up comic.
  2. In 1994, he had appeared in an episode of Family Catchphrase, a game show, where he performed magic tricks in front of the show’s host Andrew O’Connor, who was a magician himself. He won a TV set and a video recorder for his act.
  3. He was featured in the English pop-rock band McFly‘s music video for the song titled All About You. The song was chosen as the official single of the 2005 edition of the annual Comic Relief charity.
  4. For his work, as a host, on Never Mind the Buzzcocks, he won the ‘Best Entertainment Performance’ at the 2006 Royal Television Society Awards and the ‘Best Comedy Entertainment Personality’ at the 2007 British Comedy Awards. His hosting of the show is also widely recognized as the reason behind it getting named as the 36th-best TV show of the decade by The Times newspaper.
  5. He had provided voice work for the 2015 exploration-based video game Dr. Langeskov, The Tiger, and The Terribly Cursed Emerald: A Whirlwind Heist.
  6. He is a vegan and a teetotaler.
  7. He has a pet cat named Moses.

Featured Image by Simon Amstell / Instagram

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