Sue Perkins Biography – Susan Elizabeth Perkins, born on September 22, 1969, is a versatile English figure in the world of entertainment. She excels as an actress, broadcaster, comedian, presenter, and accomplished writer.
|Name:||Susan Elizabeth Perkins|
|Date of Birth:||22 September 1969|
|Net Worth:||$6 million|
Sue Perkins Biography
Susan Elizabeth Perkins, born on September 22, 1969, in Croydon, London, is a multi-talented English figure in the entertainment industry. She has made her mark as an actress, broadcaster, comedian, presenter, and accomplished writer.
Sue Perkins Age
How old is Sue Perkins? Sue Perkins is 54 years old. She was born in East Dulwich, London, United Kingdom on September 22, 1969.
Sue Perkins Height
How tall is Sue Perkins? Sue Perkins has a height of 1.66m.
Sue Perkins Parents
Who are the parent of Sue Perkins? Sue Perkins was born to Bert Perkins and Ann Perkins. Bert Perkins, her father worked for a local car dealership and Ann Perkins was a secretary.
Sue Perkins Siblings
Sue Perkins has two siblings; David Perkins and Michelle Perkins. They are her younger siblings.
Sue Perkins Career
Growing up with her two younger siblings in Croydon, Susan’s father worked at a local car dealership, and her mother served as a secretary. She received her education at Croham Hurst School, an independent girls’ school in South Croydon. During her time at school, she crossed paths with television presenter Susanna Reid.
After school, Susan pursued an education in English at the University of Cambridge, specifically at New Hall (now Murray Edwards College), where she graduated in 1991. Her association with the Footlights, a renowned Cambridge comedy club, led her to meet her creative partner, Mel Giedroyc. Susan served as the Footlights president during the academic year 1990–91.
Susan’s career in the entertainment industry began to flourish alongside her comedic partnership with Mel Giedroyc, known as “Mel and Sue.” They achieved recognition and even earned a nomination for the Daily Express Best Newcomers award at the Edinburgh Festival in 1993. Following this, they co-hosted television shows such as “Light Lunch” and “Late Lunch” on Channel 4 from 1997 to 1998.
In January 2015, Susan and Mel began hosting their daytime chat show on ITV called “Mel and Sue.” Despite their initial success, the show was canceled by ITV in August 2015. However, the dynamic duo went on to host a new version of “The Generation Game” for BBC One in 2017.
Susan has made appearances on various television shows, including “Celebrity Big Brother,” “RI:SE,” and “Edwardian Supersize Me.” She has also been a guest on shows like “Have I Got News for You,” “Mock the Week,” “QI,” “Room 101,” and “Newsnight.”
One of Susan’s notable roles was as a co-presenter on “The Great British Bake Off” from 2010 to 2016, where she and Mel Giedroyc co-hosted the show for seven seasons. However, they decided not to continue with the show when it moved to Channel 4 in 2017.
Susan has delved into conducting as well. After her success on “Maestro” in 2008, she conducted orchestral, choral, and operatic music for the London Gay Symphony Orchestra and other groups.
In the world of radio, Susan is a regular panel member on Radio 4’s “The News Quiz” and has made appearances on Radio 2’s “It’s Been a Bad Week.” She has also been a frequent panellist on “Just a Minute” and became the permanent host of the show in its 87th season.
As an author, Susan served as a judge for the 2009 Man Booker Prize. She penned her memoir, “Spectacles,” in 2015 and released an autobiographical travel book titled “East of Croydon: Blunderings Through India and South East Asia” in 2018, which was nominated for the ‘Autobiography of the Year’ category at the 2018 National Book Awards.
Susan Perkins has showcased her comedic talent at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and continues to contribute to the world of entertainment through her diverse skills and talents.
Sue Perkins Husband
Is Sue Perkins married? No, Sue Perkins was dating Anna Richardson between 2014 and 2021. Anna Richardson is a TV presenter. Sue Perkins was on Tatler’s list of high-profile lesbians in London in August 2012.
Sue Perkins Children
Does Sue Perkins have any children? No, Sue Perkins has no children. She was diagnosed with prolactinoma eight years ago and its side effects prevent her from having children.
Sue Perkins Twitter
Sue Perkins Twitter has over 1.2m followers on the microblogging platform. She is quite a popular figure on Twitter. Her handle is @sueperkins.
Sue Perkins Net Worth
Sue Perkins has a net worth estimated to be $6 million.