When it comes to modern stand-up, it is impossible not to include the name of James Acaster. The man, who has been a record holder for the five consecutive nominations for “Best Comedy Show,” is at the height of comedic excellence.
His image in the sector of the genre is apparent with the fact that the man is popularly known as "Leonardo Di Caprio of Stand-up."
However, it was not really the stand-up that James was passionate about from childhood. His real passion was in performing, which led him to later master in the art of standup comedies.
Precisely going through his past life, James was actually a drummer for the bands, Pindrop, and Three Line Whip, that were the locals of Northamptonshire. Later, after splitting with the bands, James took up comedy to pass his time.
It might have taken time for James himself to realize when his pass time became his profession. However, his dedication to art is definitely the reason for his grand popularity in the sector.
To this date, apart from weighted fan following and fame, James has also grabbed a huge number of awards. The latest one of all his awards is the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Award for the most outstanding show. The award was presented to the comedian on the Melbourne Comedy Festival 2019 in Melbourne.
James Acaster poses with the award he got for his comedy show on 27 April 2019 (Photo: theguardian)
Furthermore, the man is up for his seven months long tour to Australia from April to December 2019.
Thus, from all his works and tours he has already done, he undoubtedly has garnered a good amount of net worth.
Married To Wife? Girlfriend Dumps Him!
The extraordinary stand-up star James is not dating anyone and leading a single life as of now. He is a newly single man after being dumped by his past girlfriend, Louise Ford.
In his March 2019 interview, James told that his girlfriend Louise left him for the comedian-actor, Rowan Atkinson. Also, James mentioned that he found out about this only a year after their split.
James’ relationship with Louise is not the only one known to the public. In the past, he was linked with some of his fellow comedians. One of the most famous past link-ups of James was with the New Zealander comedian, Rose Matafoe.
James was on tour to New Zealand in the year 2014 when he met Rose for the first time on the Comedy Circuit in New Zealand. However, James left for home soon after his show.
Hence, the couple even managed to stay in a long distance relationship for a while. Further, in August 2014, there was a hilarious tweet exchange between the couple regarding twice stated words in their tweets.
Moreover, James and his partner’s relationship was all good until Rose’s 2015 tour to the UK. Consequently, the couple put an end to their relationship. But the actual reason for their break up is still unknown.
After all the harsh relationships of the comedian, it is evident that the man is not married to anyone. So, there’s no question of his divorce.
However, James' fans are still hopeful for him to find a beautiful wife who will immensely love him for the person he is.
James Acaster Bio - Age, Family
James Acaster, age 34, was born on 9 January 1985 in England. Raised in Kettering, Northamptonshire, he attended Kettering Buccleuch Academy for his education. His school was previously called Montagu School.
Talking about his family background, James has never opened up much about it to the public.
Moreover, despite his celebrity status, the man has been successful in maintaining privacy regarding his past life.