- British actor, TV presenter, and comedian, Les Dennis is well recognized for hosting the television game show, Family Fortunes. He hosted the show from 1987 till 2002, which means he was in the show for 15 years. Moreover, he is famous for his role in the ITV soap opera, Coronation Street.
- Income, Salary, Net Worth
- Married, Wife, Children
- Family, Parents, Siblings
- Body Measurement: Height and Weight
British actor, TV presenter, and comedian, Les Dennis is well recognized for hosting the television game show, Family Fortunes. He hosted the show from 1987 till 2002, which means he was in the show for 15 years. Moreover, he is famous for his role in the ITV soap opera, Coronation Street.
Les Dennis was born as Leslie Dennis Heseltine on 12 October 1953 in Garston, the UK. He holds British nationality and possesses white ethnicity. For his education, he joined the Stockton Wood and Calderstones School.
Income, Salary, Net Worth
Dennis has performed in social clubs around the northwest of England as a comedian. He made his debut radio broadcast on Stuart’s BBC Radio Merseyside series Variety Time in 1971. After three years, he won the ITV talent show New Faces and appeared in light entertainment shows. He then formed a partnership with fellow impressionist Dustin Gee and created their series named, The Laughter Show. Following his partner’s sudden death in January 1986, he carried on as a solo performer. Later, he became the third host of Family Fortunes from 1987 till 2002. His stage work includes Amos Hart, Me and My Girl, Skylight, Misery, Art, and many more.
He made his big-screen debut with Intimate Relations in 1996. Moreover, he has appeared in a number of films and TV series like Large, Wildlife, Bang Bang; It’s Reeves and Mortimer, Brookside, and many more.
In August 2005, he appeared as a guest star in the very first series of BBC sitcom Extras. After a year, he performed and presented BBC One’s The Sound Of Musicals. In 2013, he was a contestant in Celebrity MasterChef. The following year, he also appeared in an episode of Midsomer Murders. In January 2014, he joined the ITV soap opera Coronation Street playing the role of Michael Rodwell.
Dennis has spent almost a couple of decades in the entertainment industry. So he surely might have earned a decent amount of income. He makes an annual salary of $30,000 while he makes $45,000 annually. As of his net worth, it swings around $1 million.
Married, Wife, Children
Dennis is leading a healthy marital life with his wife, Claire Nicholson. She is an actress known for her films Mrs. Brown (1997), Crush (2001), NY-LON (2004).
They first met at the fundraising Butterfly Ball in November 2005. Three years later, they shared their wedding vows on 23 November 2009 at Augustine of Canterbury Church in Highgate. The ceremony was attended by 160 guests, including Denise Welch, Lionel Blair, Carol McGiffin, Michelle Collins, Sherrie Hewson, and others. Together, they have a daughter named Eleanor Grace (24 April 2008) and a son named Thomas Christopher (14 April 2011).
He was previously married to Lynne Webster from 1974 to 1990. He even has a son named Philip Heseltine from the relationship. Then, he married Amanda Holden on 4 June 1995. However, they divorced on 18 November 2003.
Family, Parents, Siblings
Dennis was born to father Leslie Heseltine and mother, Winnie Grimes. However, his parent’s profession has not been disclosed. Moreover, details about his siblings are also not available.
Body Measurement: Height and Weight
The famous personality is leading a healthy lifestyle. He looks fit even at the age of 67. However, his height and weight details are not out in the media. He has gray eyes and white hair.