Stephen Merchant Actor, Movies, Height, Wife, and Net Worth

Stephen Merchant Biography

Stephen Merchant (Full Name: Stephen James Merchant) is a popular English comedian, actor, director, and writer who was the co-writer and co-director of the British TV comedy series The Office (2001–2003). Alongside Gervais and Karl Pilkington, he hosted The Ricky Gervais Show in its radio, podcast, audiobook, and television formats; the radio version won a bronze Sony Award.

Stephen also provided the voice of the robotic “Intelligence Dampening Sphere” Wheatley in the 2011 video game Portal 2. He co-developed the Sky One travel documentary series An Idiot Abroad (2010–2012) and co-created Lip Sync Battle (2015–2019). He has performed as a stand-up comedian, which led to him writing and appearing in the HBO series Hello Ladies (2013–2014), based on his stand-up material. Stephen appeared in his first play, Richard Bean’s The Mentalists, at London’s Wyndham’s Theatre in 2015.

He wrote and directed the films Cemetery Junction in 2010 and Fighting with My Family in 2019, and appeared in, co-wrote, co-produced, and co-directed the comedy crime series The Outlaws (2021–present). Stephen also starred as the mutant Caliban in the superhero film Logan (2017), a Nazi Gestapo leader in the comedy-drama film Jojo Rabbit (2019), and as the serial killer Stephen Port in the 2022 television drama Four Lives.

Quick Facts

Age 50 years old (born November 24, 1974)
Net Worth 26.6 million
Tv Series The Office (2001–2003)
Height 6 ft 7 in (2.01m)
Married Mircea Monroe
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Stephen Merchant Age

Stephen is 50 years old. He was born on November 24, 1974, in Bristol, England. Stephen celebrates his birthday on November 24, every year.

Early Life And Education

Stephen was born in Bristol, England, to his parents Jane Elaine (née Hibbs) a nursery nurse, and Ronald John Merchant a plumber and builder. He has a sister, Alexandra Merchant, who became an art director. Stephen joined Hanham Secondary School and afterward the University of Warwick in Coventry from 1993 until 1996. He graduated earning a BA in Film and Literature with a 2:1.

Stephen Merchant Wife

Stephen is not married but is dating his girlfriend Mircea Monroe. His girlfriend is an American actress who had a regular role on the Showtime series Episodes. They have been together since 2018.

Stephen Merchant Actor

Stephen is an actor who appeared as the mutant Caliban in the superhero film Logan (2017), a Nazi Gestapo leader in the comedy-drama film Jojo Rabbit (2019), and as the serial killer Stephen Port in the 2022 television drama Four Lives. His sitcom Hello Ladies debuted on September 29, 2013, on HBO, in which he played Stuart Pritchard, a website designer in Los Angeles who unsuccessfully chases beautiful women.

Movies And TV shows

Movies

– Hot Fuzz (2007) as Peter Ian Staker.

– Run Fatboy Run (2007) as Man with Broken Leg.

– The Invention of Lying (2009) as Man at the Door.

– Tooth Fairy (2010) as Tracy.

– Cemetery Junction (2010) as Dougie Boden.

– Jackboots on Whitehall (2010) as Tom.

– I Give It a Year (2013) as Danny.

– Beauty and the Beast (2017) as Monsieur Toilett.

– Good Boys (2019) as Claude.

– A Boy Called Christmas (2021) as Miika the Mouse.

TV Shows

– Comedy Lab (1999).

– Meet Ricky Gervais (2000).

– The Office (UK) (2001-2003).

– Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace (2004).

– Extras (2005-2007).

– The Office (US) (2005-2013).

– The Ricky Gervais Show (2010-2012).

– An Idiot Abroad (2010-2011).

– Hello Ladies (2013).

– Modern Family (2014,2020).

Tv Series

Stephen is the co-director of the British TV comedy series The Office (2001–2003). In March 2005, the American version of The Office debuted, with Stephen and Ricky Gervais credited as executive producers.

Ricky Gervais

Stephen met Ricky Gervais for the first time in 1997 when Gervais (in the role of Head of Speech at the radio station XFM London), hired him as his assistant. Gervais afterward said that he had called Stephen for an interview because it was the first CV handed to him. He and Gervais hosted a Saturday afternoon radio show together from January through to August 1998, when both of them left XFM as it was bought by the Capital Radio Group. In the same year, Stephen was a finalist at the Daily Telegraph Open Mic Awards. The two hosted The Ricky Gervais Show in its radio, podcast, audiobook, and television formats; the radio version won a bronze Sony Award.

Wheatley Portal

Stephen provided the voice of the robotic “Intelligence Dampening Sphere” Wheatley in the 2011 video game Portal 2.

Modern Family

In 2014 Stephen made an appearance in Modern Family’s “Las Vegas” episode.

Show

In January 2007, Stephen started hosting his radio show on BBC 6 Music, airing weekly on Sunday afternoons. The Steve Show concentrated on toast and music. “The Steve Show” aired for four series and ended in May 2009.

Big Bang Theory

Stephen starred in three episodes of The Big Bang Theory as Dave Gibbs a guy Amy dates after she breaks up with Sheldon. The Big Band Theory was filmed in front of a live audience and produced by Chuck Lorre Productions and Warner Bros. Television.

Comedian

He started his career performing stand-up comedy at Bristol’s Comedy Box. Stephen has performed as a stand-up comedian, which led to him writing and appearing in the HBO series Hello Ladies (2013–2014), based on his stand-up material.

He appeared in his first play, Richard Bean’s The Mentalists, at London’s Wyndham’s Theatre in 2015. Besides, Stephen wrote and directed the films Cemetery Junction in 2010 and Fighting with My Family in 2019 and appeared in, co-wrote, co-produced, and co-directed the comedy-crime series The Outlaws (2021–present).

Dave Gibbs Big Bang Theory Actor

In 2015, Stephen appeared as Dave Gibbs in the television sitcom The Big Bang Theory.

Big Band Theory Amy Boyfriend

Stephen starred in three episodes of The Big Bang Theory as Dave Gibbs, a guy Amy dates after she breaks up with Sheldon.

Height

Stephen is a man of above-average stature who stands at a height of 6 ft 7 in (approx. 2.01 m) tall and weighs 91 kg (201 lbs).

Net Worth

Stephen has been a comedian, actor, director, and writer for over two decades. He has earned a decent fortune over the years. Stephen’s net worth is $26.6 million.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Tall Is Stephen Merchant?

He is a man of above-average stature who stands at a height of 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m).

Is Stephen Merchant Married?

Stephen is dating actress Mircea Monroe, who he met in 1997.

How Much Is Stephen Merchant Worth?

As a writer, director, radio presenter, comedian, and actor, Stephen is worth $26.6 million.

Who Is Stephen Merchant?

Stephen is an actor, screenwriter, and producer who got eight Primetime Emmy nominations due to his contributions to the popular NBC sitcom The Office. His other television writing credits include Life’s Too Short and Hello Ladies, the latter of which he also starred in. He also starred as the character Caliban in the 2017 film Logan.

Social Media Handles

Twitter – @StephenMerchant

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