Openly Gay Alan Carr and Husband Paul Drayton: Inside Their Married Life

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Openly Gay Alan Carr and Husband Paul Drayton: Inside Their Married Life

Quick Information

  • Date of Birth 1976-06-14
  • Age 44 Years 0 Month(s)
  • Nationality British
  • Profession Comedian
  • Birth Name Alan Graham Carr
  • Zodiac Sign Gemini
  • Religion Christianity
  • Ethnicity/Race Mixed
  • Father Graham Carr
  • Mother Christine Carr
  • Brother/s Gary Carr
  • Children/Kids Not Yet
  • Relationship Status Married
  • Husband/Spouse Paul Drayton
  • Divorce/Split Not Yet
  • Wedding Date Jan 18, 2018
  • Engaged Date Sep 28, 2016
  • Gay Yes
  • Dating/Affair No
  • Net Worth $10 Million
  • Awards Most Popular Chat Show Host (2015)
  • Nominees Most Popular Entertainment Presenter (2013)
  • Career 2001–present
  • High School Weston Favell Academy
  • College Middlesex University
  • Height/ How Tall? 5' 9" (1.76 m)
  • Weight N/A
  • Hair Short
  • Hair Color Brown
  • Eye Color Hazel Brown

English media personality Alan Carr is a famous stand-up comedian known for his witty observational humor.

Further, he is also a well-known talk show host, who has hosted the popular comedy shows like The Friday Night Project, Alan Carr: Chatty Man, and a radio show,  titled - Going Out with Alan Carr, on BBC Radio.  

Read on to know more about the famous comedian.

Openly Gay Alan Carr and Husband Paul Drayton: Inside Their Married Life 

Alan Carr married his partner of 10 years, Paul Drayton, in January 2018.

Their private wedding, held on Los Angeles, was planned and officiated by Alan's close friend, the Hello hitmaker Adele. Adele did not only get ordained to officiate the wedding but also organized the whole ceremony in her backyard.

Alan, who is pretty private about his relationship, has not disclosed much about his party planner husband.

 Alan Carr with his husband Paul Drayton in January 2018 (Photo: express.co.uk)

Speaking of the big engagement proposal, Paul was the one who made the grand gesture. Alan's boyfriend got down on his knees during their summer holiday to Indonesia in 2016.

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As of now, Alan and Paul are living their life to the fullest as a married couple. Further, Paul also makes occasional jokes about his partner at his comedy sketches, but those are all light humor and an adorable example of their loving relationship.

Alan Carr's Family/ Coming Out Story

Alan Carr was born on 14th June 1976 in Dorset, England. He was born to mother, Christine Carr, and father Graham Carr, who was a professional soccer player. The older Carr always wanted his son Alan to follow his footsteps. However, Alan was never the athletic type.

Despite their differences, the father-son duo reportedly shares a close bond.

As for Alan's coming out story, he does not have one. He knew he was different from a very young age.

Further, people called him gay even before he knew what the word meant. So, he never had to sit down and have 'the talk' with his family. Moreover, Alan is among the few lucky people, blessed with the most supportive family.

Career/ Net Worth/ Tour

Alan Carr was a funny kid since his childhood. However, his career started after his graduation from Middlesex University with a degree in theatre studies.

He started gaining recognition after winning the best newcomer award at the City Life Awards and BBC New Comedy Award in 2001.

Since then, Alan has been making his audience laugh through radio shows, comedy books, and numerous stand-up tours. Further, in 2009, he launched a comedy chat show titled Alan Carr: Chatty Man - which became a huge hit.

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During his career, Alan has won many prestigious awards and accolades. He is the proud winner of two National Television Awards, two British Comedy Awards, and a BAFTA

Well, with such an amazing career, Alan enjoys an estimated net worth of £7.6 million ($10 million). 

Further, the award-winning comedian does not seem to be slowing down anytime soon. Most recently, he toured in Scotland with shows in venues like Strathearn Arts Space, Braemar Village Hall, and Birnam Arts Centre in October, testing his new comedy materials. 

After the test show, Alan's big stand-up tour is on the way. However, his new tour dates are yet to be announced.

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