John Cleese Wiki, Age, Biography, Wife, Net Worth & More

John Cleese Profile/Bio

John Cleese is an American Actor, Producer, Comedian and Film Director, He is one of the most famous British Comedians who had their own sense of Comedy . He was a Law Graduate from Downing College, Cambridge University, he was the part of the very famous Footlights Group of his College, He was quite famous for his Comedy show Fawlty Towers, The comedy sketch ‘Monty Python’s Flying Circus’ was also one of the reasons he is so love till date.

Real Name John Marwood Cleese
Nickname John
Profession Actor, Comedian, Film Producer, Director

John Cleese Personal Life/Wiki

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John Marwood Cleese also known as John Cleese is Born on 27th October, 1939 , He is currently 82 years old , he is from Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England He is British by Nationality and and His Sun sign is Scorpio, according to Sources, John Cleese follows Buddhism and avoids eating Non Vegetarian.

Date of Birth 27th October, 1939
Age (as in 2021) 82 years
Birthplace Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England,
Hometown Somerset, England,
Nationality British
Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign Scorpio
Religion Buddhist

John Cleese Family Information

John was born to Reginald Francis Cleese and Muriel Cleese, His father was a simple Insurance salesman and his mother was a Housewife, He was both good in Sports and Academics, but he found his actual love for comedy and Entertaining people.

Father Name Reginald Francis Cleese
Mother Name Muriel Cleese
Brother Name None
Sister Name None

John Cleese Education Details

John Cleese was a Bright boy during his Childhood, He attended St Peters Preparatory School , where he had an interest towards Cricket and Boxing, at the mere age of 13 he got a scholarship from Clifton College, to study there, and in 1958 he graduated and joined his previous school , St Peter’s Preparatory School, where he taught English, Geography, science and Latin. In 1960 he joined the Downing College to Study law , and joined the Footlights Group (Theatre Group of University ) where he acted in short sketches and learned a lot .

School ‘St Peter’s Preparatory School’
College/University ‘Clifton College’
‘Downing College,’ Cambridge University.
Educational Qualification Graduate

John Cleese Girlfriends, Affairs & More

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John with his current wife Jennifer Wade


Talking about the affairs and Marriages, He married four times and 3 of them ended in a Divorce, His ex spouses are  Connie Booth, Barbara Trentham, and Alyce Faye Eichelberger. later he married Jennifer Wade in 2012. He has 2 children From his Marriages, one from Connie  Booth and one from Barbara Trentham Faye Eichelberger.

Marital Status Married
Girlfriends Jennifer Wade (M. 2012), Alyce Cleese (M. 1992–2008), Barbara Trentham (M. 1981–1990), Connie Booth (M. 1968–1978)
Children’s Camilla Cleese, Cynthia Cleese

John Cleese Money Factor

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John in Fawlty Towers

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John in James Bond Movie

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John in ‘Monty Python’s Flying Circus’


In 1963 He graduate from Downing College, That very year he got job as one of the Script writers and cast members of the Footlights revue ‘A Clump of Plinths”. The Revue was quite successful and was renamed as Cambridge Circus. In 1964 He was seen in some of the sketches of “The Ed Sullivan Show” , broadcast the following year.

in 1965 he began to write The Frost Report, That very year he was introduced to TV as a Performer for the series, In 1967, he and Graham Chapman were employed as writers and performers for the satirical TV show ‘At Last the 1948 Show.’

He wrote the TV show How to Irritate People, He along with Graham Chapman, Terry Gilliam, Terry jones, Michael Palin, formed a Comedy group “Monty Python”. In 1999 he was seen in the James bond Film, “Die another day” in which he reprised with his role as ‘R’. In 2001, he was seen in a film Rat Race, and he made a cameo in the film” The adventures of Pluto Nash”.

In 1983, his bestselling self-help book titled ‘Families and How to Survive Them’ was published. That year, he also co-wrote the film ‘Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life. His major Works include A comedy show, Fawlty Towers and  The comedy sketch ‘Monty Python’s Flying Circus’. Both of these works made him Memorable till date. His Networth is about $20 Million.

Net Worth (approx.) $20 Million

John Cleese Facts

  • In 1983, his bestselling self-help book titled ‘Families and How to Survive Them’ was published.
  • He Played the role of “Headless Nick ” in Harry Potter and The philosopher’s Stone
  • He is famous for the show Fawlty Towers.
  • He is the member of the group “Monty Python”
  • His Networth is around $20 Million.

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