Jimmy Carr Net Worth (Updated 2022)

What is Jimmy Carr’s Net Worth?

Net Worth$36 million
Born15th September, 1972
Age49 years old
BirthplaceHounslow, London, England
Source of WealthTV Presenter, Actor, Writer, Comedian, Producer
Last Updated2022

Jimmy Carr is a British-Irish comedian, TV presenter, writer, producer, and actor. As of 2022, he has amassed quite a huge net worth of $36 million.

He is notorious for his controversial statements and one-liners. These lines have been praised and also criticized by the people. He has appeared in many different shows, such as 8 out of 10 Cats and the Big Fat Quiz of the Year.

Carr has done multiple stand-up comedy tours and has ten comedy specials, many of which he produced. He released “The Naked Jape: Uncovering The Hidden World Of Jokes” in 2006.


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Jimmy Carr Biography/ Wikipedia /Wiki

Real NameJames Anthony Patrick Carr
Famous NameJimmy Carr
BirthdaySeptember 15, 1972
Age49 years old 
Religion  Atheist
Height6 ft (1.83 m)
Weight154 lbs (70 kg)
Marital StatusIn Relationship
PartnerKaroline Copping
Net worth$36 million
ProfessionTV Presenter, Actor, Writer, Comedian

How Was Jimmy Carr’s Early Life And Education?

Jimmy Carr’s real name is James Anthony Patrick Carr. He was born on September 15, 1972, in Hounslow, London, England.

He is the second son of three sons, who were born to Irish immigrant parents named Nora Mary and Patrick James “Jim” Carr.

Jimmy has spent most of his life in the village of Farnham Common, Buckinghamshire. He attended Farnham Common School and Burnham Grammar School for his primary and secondary education.

Jimmy Carr has read social science and political sciences at his college, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, and he graduated with first-class honors in the year 1994.

He had also taken a course on neuro-linguistic programming, in which he claims that he realized how his brain was working in holding him back from following his dreams to become a comedian. In just a month, he started to perform stand-up.

How Did Jimmy Carr Start His Career?

Jimmy Carr has hosted several game shows, including Distraction and Your Face or Mine?. He has also co-hosted the show Alternative Election Night with David Mitchell, Charlie Brooker, and Lauren Laverne.

Carr has also appeared as a guest on one episode of “Have I Got News for You.” In the year 2007, he joined Ian Hislop’s team in the edition of the show that was chaired by Ann Widdecombe, with whom he used to flirt.

Carr is a frequent guest and interviewer on BBC Radio 4’s “Loose Ends” and “The Fred MacAulay Show” (BBC Radio Scotland).

Carr hosted “It’s Been a Terrible Year,” a humorous recap of 2004 on BBC Radio 2, in January 2005. He co-hosted a Sunday morning radio program on Xfm with comedian Iain Morris until July 2006.

He has also performed many stand-up tours over a year, and he took only five weeks off in between the tours.

Carr’s performance in front of 50 people in London on February 3, 2007, was concurrently streamed on the virtual platform “Second Life.”

His new national tour commenced in the autumn of the year 2007, which was named the “Repeat Offender” at the beginning of the Edinburgh Festival.

Carr has also published a book with Lucy Greeves titled “The Naked Jape: Uncovering the Hidden World of the Jokes” on the history and the theory of joke-telling.

He has also written a self-help memoir named “Before & Laughter” in the year 2021…

Jimmy Carr’s Personal Life

Jimmy’s relationship with his father became “severely strained” after the death of his mother in the year 2001. She died of pancreatitis; she was only 57 by then.

Carr lives in North London with his girlfriend, Karoline Copping, who is a commissioning editor.

They have been together since 2001 and they also have a son together named Rockefeller, born in the year 2019.

How Does Jimmy Carr Make His Money?

His major sources of income from which he has earned $36 million are as follows:

  • Earning as a TV Presenter
  • Earning as an Actor
  • Earning as a Writer
  • Earnings as a Comedian

Jimmy Carr Social Media Accounts

Jimmy Carr’s Tout/ Comedy Special/ Filmography/ TV Shows

  • Your Face or Mine? – 2022, 2017
  • Distraction – 2003 
  • The Big Fat Quiz of the Year – 2004
  • 8 out of 10 Cats – 2005
  • The Friday Night Project – 2005
  • Live at the Apollo – 2007
  • Commercial Breakdown – 2008
  • Alternative Election Night – 2010
  • A Comedy Roast – 2010
  • 10 O’Clock Live – 2011
  • Sunday night at the Palladium – 2014
  • Drunk History – 2015
  • Roast Battle – 2018
  • The Fix – 2018
  • The Inbetweeners Fwends Reunited – 2019
  • I can see your voice – 2021
  • I literally just told you so – 2021
  • Alien Autopsy – 2006
  • I want candy – 2007
  • Telestar – 2009
  • The Comedian’s guide to survival – 2016
  • MAGIK – 2016

Jimmy Carr’s Books 

  • Distraction Quiz Book (foreword) – 2004
  • The Naked Jape: Uncovering the Hidden World of Jokes (UK) or Only Joking: What’s So Funny About Making People Laugh (USA) – 2006
  • Before & Laughter: A Life-Changing Book – 2021

Major career highlights

  • Time Out Award for Best Stand-Up (2002)
  • Nomination for the Perrier Award (2002)
  • Best On-Screen Newcomer, Royal Television Society Award (2003)
  • LAFTA Award for Best Stand-Up Comedy (2004)
  • Nomination for a Rose D’Or for Best Presenter, Distraction (2004)
  • LAFTA Award for the Funniest Man (2005)
  • Best Live Stand-Up Comedy at the British Comedy Awards (2006)
  • Rose d’Or award for the Best Game Show Host (2006)
  • LAFTA Award for the Funniest Man (2007)
  • LAFTA Award for Best Stand-Up Comedy (2008)
  • Loaded Legend LAFTA Award (2011)

Jimmy Carr’s Famous Quotes

“I did a sponsored walk once. In the end, I’d managed to raise so much money, I could afford a taxi.”

Jimmy Carr

“A surprising amount of my jokes sound very implausible but are true.”

Jimmy Carr

3 Success Lessons From Jimmy Carr

  • If you’re bad at anything, learn it and become the greatest at it.
  • Don’t be ashamed of who you are.
  • You create possibilities for yourself, and you are the only one who squanders them.


Jimmy Carr is a stand-up comedian, actor, television personality, writer, and producer. He rose to fame after presenting game shows for Channel 4, such as “Distraction” (2003–2004) and “Your Face or Mine?” (2002–2003).

He has appeared in multiple films and shows. He is also very popular for his controversial comedy punchlines on the radio and in many of his shows.

I hope Jimmy Carr’s success story has inspired you to work hard to achieve your goals. As per recent updates, Jimmy Carr’s total net worth is $36 million.


Frequently Asked Question 

These are some of the frequently asked questions about Jimmy Carr, such as biography, age, height, weight, wife, etc…!

What Is Jimmy Carr’s Real Name?

Jimmy Carr’s real name is James Anthony Patrick Carr.

Is Jimmy Carr Married?

No, Jimmy Carr is not married, but he is in a relationship with Karoline Copping, and they also have a son together.

What Is Jimmy Carr’s Net Worth?

The current net worth of Jimmy Carr is $36 million.

How Old Is Jimmy Carr?

Jimmy Carr is 49 years old as he was born on September 15, 1972.

(Please Note: This is not the exact net worth of Jimmy Carr. It is an estimate picked from various high-authority web sources.)

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