Paddy McGuinness Bio, Age, Family, Height, Wife, Children, Career, Top Gear, Net worth

Paddy McGuinness Biography

Born as Patrick Joseph McGuinness, Paddy McGuinness is a British comedian, actor, and television presenter known for the  TV show Take Me Out and Top Gear.

Paddy McGuinness Age | Birthday

McGuiness is 48 years old (age in 2021). He was born on August 14, 1973, in Farnworth, Lancashire, England. McGuinness celebrates his birthday on the 14th of August each year.

Paddy McGuinness Family

McGuinness’s parents are Irish.  His father is named Joe McGuiness whereas his mother’s identity has not been revealed. He has an elder brother named Tony McGuiness.

Paddy McGuinness
Paddy McGuinness

Paddy McGuinness Height

McGuinness stands at a height measurement of 6 feet and 1 inch.

Paddy McGuinness Wife

McGuinness is married to his wife Christine Martin. The couple got married in 2011.

Paddy McGuinness Children

McGuinness and his Christine Martin, together have three children, twins Leo and Penelope, born in 2013, and Felicity born in 2016. Moreover, the twins were diagnosed with autism as was revealed in 2017.

Paddy McGuinness Career and TV Shows

McGuinness is a comedian, an actor, and a television presenter. He became popular for appearing in Peter Kay’s shows That Peter Kay Thing, Phoenix Nights, and Max and Paddy’s Road to Nowhere. He has appeared in a number of other TV shows which include:

  • Hosting sky’s Inside Wayne Rooney in May 2006.
  • Chuck Stryker: The Unknown Stuntman on E4
  • Stars in Their Cars on Travel Channel in 2016 as a presenter
  • Rory and Paddy’s Great British Adventure. 

Moreover, the television presenter worked for Channel 4. His work in Channel 4 included:

  • The Paul O’Grady Show while Paul was taking a week off- as a gues-presenter
  • In 2012, he presented the Hotel GB, an entertainment series
  • He presented Paddy’s TV Guide(8 episodes).
  • narrated the three-part charity series Stars at Your Service in 2014
  • He presented Channel 4’s daytime game show series Benchmark

In addition,  McGuinness worked for ITV.  Some of his works at ITV include:

  • Presenter of Raiders of the Lost Archive in 2007. In this show, paddy and his guests watched shows he had previously appeared in.
  • Host of  ITV’s Take Me Out (2010-2019)
  • Host of Paddy’s Show and Telly (2012), a one-off special.
  • Mad Mad World host for seven episodes
  • The presenter starred in The Keith & Paddy Picture show with Keith Lemon in 2017.

McGuinness also worked with BBC

  • He presented Even Better Than The Real Thing (2 episodes) in 2017.
  • He also presented Paddy McGuinness’ Sport Relief Warm-up and Sport Life (2018).
  • McGuinness is a co-presenter of The Big Night In(2020) a triathlon charity broadcasted on BBC which aims to support those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Paddy McGuiness Top Gear

McGuinness became a co-presenter of Top Gear following BBC’s announcement in October 2018. Top Gear is a British motoring magazine and television series.  Later on, he and Freddie Flintoff were announced to be the hosts of Total Wipeout: Freddie and Paddy Takeover which started airing in August 2020. The two co-narrated classic episodes of Top Gear.

Paddy and Christine McGuiness: Our Family and Autism

The television presenter is the host of his family show which premiered in 2021. The show highlights the life of the presenter, his wife, and their autistic twins Leo and Penelope.

Paddy McGuinness Net worth

McGuinness has an estimated net worth of $10million. He has accumulated his fortune through his career as a television presenter and host.

Social Media

Paddy is active on both Instagram and Twitter. His Instagram handle is @mcguinness.paddy with over 1.7 million followers as of November 2021. On the other hand, his Twitter handle is @PaddyMcGuinness.