Was Go Compare man Wynne Evans in the Phantom of the Opera? And what is his fortune?
He’s a familiar face to anyone who has a television, as the singer has appeared in numerous Go Compare ads – and he can be seen in Joanna Lumley’s Home Sweet Home.
Read on to find out more about the artist, his career, and his wife.
Who is Go Compare Man Wynne Evans?
Wynne is a Welsh tenor and actor best known for starring Gio Compario in advertisements for comparison site Gocompare.com.
Born in Carmarthen, he studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the National Opera Studio in London.
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Wynne has since become an accomplished opera singer, having made his debut in a production by Cherevichki at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
He is a professor at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Theater.
Wynne has also released albums including A Song In My Heart (2011) and Wynne (2013).
What is his fortune?
Wynne’s fortune is unknown to the public. Before that, though, he spoke about how much landing the role in the Go Compare ads changed his life.
In 2016 This is money reported on his lavish lifestyle – at the time it included driving around in a Mercedes convertible for £ 30,000, soaking in a hot tub, and spending £ 15 on cheese a week.
Sometimes you have to pinch yourself and think, “Gosh, I’m very happy.”
The publication asked if anyone had ever paid him “stupid money”. He replied, “That would mean that I was paid too much, and that never happened! But yes, sometimes you have to pinch yourself and think, “Gosh, I’m very happy.”
“For example, I once made an opera recording where I only had six notes to sing. I received the equivalent of £ 300 per note. It was fantastic.”
When did Wynne become the Go Compare man?
Wynne has been on the Go Compare ads since 2009.
His character is the extravagant opera singer Gio Compario.
Gio was also in a series of ads called Saving The Nation.
In one case, the late Professor Stephen Hawking created a black hole, thereby destroying the singer.
Was Wynne Evans in the Phantom of the Opera?
Yes, Wynne was in the Phantom of the Opera musical.
The producers cast him on the 25th anniversary of production in 2011 at the Royal Albert Hall.
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He played the role of Ubaldo Piangi alongside Sierra Boggess (who played Christine) and Hadley Fraser (Raoul).
Wynne’s wife, Tanwen Evans
Wynne is married to Tanwen Evans, a talented violinist.
You tied the knot in 1999 and two teenage children.
Their daughter is called Ismay and they also have a son, Taliesin.
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