Lee Evans is an English comedian, musician, and actor. Considered one of the premier stand-up comics in all of England, Evans has led a worldwide comedy tour that has grossed millions.
He has also starred in numerous movies like The Fifth Element, Mouse Hunt, There’s Something About Mary, The Ladies Man, and The Medallion.
In this article, we look at the net worth of Lee Evans:
What is Lee Worth in 2020? Earnings and Salary Breakdown
As of June 2020, Evans has a net worth of $8 million.
Evans started his career as a slapstick comedian in the early-’90s. For his routine at the 1993 Edinburgh Festival, Evans won the Perrier Comedy Award. In 2005, he set a new milestone, setting the record for the largest crowd attracted by a solo comedy act, with nearly 10,108 people attending his show at the Manchester Arena.
He went on to have numerous successful comedy tours like “Big“, during which he performed for over 500,000 people on 59 events.
His subsequent tour, “Roadrunner“, was an even more roaring success, with over £7 million ($9.3 million) worth of ticket sales coming within 24 hours alone.
His on-screen debut came in 1995. He played Jack Parker in the British-American comedy-drama, Funny Bones. Since then, Evans has gone on to appear in various capacities in movies and television shows.
Most notably, he starred in the 1997 black comedy, Mouse Hunt. He was also part of the ensemble cast of the 1998 comedy movie, There’s Something About Mary, starring Cameron Diaz, Ben Stiller, Matt Dillon, and Chris Elliott.
His other prominent movie appearances include The Fifth Element, The Ladies Man, The Martins, and Undertaking Betty.
He also starred alongside Jackie Chan in the 2003 action comedy film, The Medallion.
The table below shows his earnings from ticket sales during his comedy tour:
|Ticket Sales of Lee Evans‘ Big Live At The 02||2008||$9,310,000|
|Sales of the video Lee Evans‘ Big Live At The 02||2008||$1,300,000|
|Ticket Sales of Lee Evans’ show, “Roadrunner” (Within 24 Hours)||2011||$9,310,000|
|Ticket Sales of Lee Evans‘ 02 Show in London||2011||$5,480,000|
|Ticket sales of Lee Evans’ Manchester Arena show||2012||$3,410,000|
|Ticket Sales of Lee Evans‘ 02 Show in Dublin||2012||$1,150,000|
How Old is Lee? His Age and Height
Lee was born Lee John Martin Evans on February 25, 1964, in Avonmouth, Bristol, England.
Lee is the younger of two sons born to comedian, musician, and impressionist Dave Evans and Shirley Hunt. He is Irish from his mother’s side and Welsh from his father’s side.
Raised in Essex, Lee attended The Billericay School and studied at the nearby Thurrock Art College.
The 56-year-old stands at 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 meters).
Is Lee Evans Married? Does He Have Children?
Since 1984, Evans has been married to Heather Nudds.
They tied the knot on September 22, when Evans was only 20. They tried for a baby in 1982, but after suffering from an ectopic pregnancy, they didn’t try for another decade.
Nevertheless, the couple welcomed their daughter, Mollie Joan Evans, in 1993.