When is he at Doctor Who and how old is he?

John Bishop is at GBBO this week so let’s take a look at his career and life, including his wife

The comedian and actor will compete against other celebrities at the Great Celebrity Bake Off to support Stand Up For Cancer.

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Each participant will do their best to be crowned a Star Baker.

Find out more about him!

How old is john bishop

John Bishop was born on November 30, 1966. He has been 54 years old since April 2021.


John Bishop is a Scouser through and through (Credit: SplashNews)

Where does John Bishop’s accent come from?

Born and raised in Liverpool, John has a heavy Scouse accent.

From the age of ten he lived in the nearby town of Runcorn.

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Unsurprisingly, he’s a huge Liverpool football fan.

Who is John Bishop married to?

John Bishop is married to his wife Melanie.

She met John as a sophomore sophomore at Manchester Poly.

They married in 1993 and share three children.

They have three sons: Joe (27), Luke (25) and Daniel (23).

John Bishop with his wife and children
John with his wife Melanie and their three sons (Credit: SplashNews)

The couple separated for 18 months, but bizarrely, this resulted in his major hiatus in comedy.

They reconciled after Melanie encountered one of his early stand-up appearances.

She was convinced of his shocking jokes about how much he missed her.

They soon reconciled, and she encouraged him to go into comedy professionally.

When did John Bishop get famous?

John had long aspirations to be a comedian, but he worked as a pharmaceutical representative for years.

However, during his breakup with Mrs. Melanie, he delved into his amateur comedy nights and got a little bit of recognition.

John Bishop Pharmaceutical Representative
John was a pharmaceutical sales rep for John Bishop before he found fame (Credit: SplashNews).

By the age of 30 he had won multiple awards and in 2010 John won the British Comedy Awards for Best Breakthrough Male Comedy Artist.

That same year he landed John Bishop’s UK on BBC One – which ran for two series.

He has since enjoyed great success with his comedy tours, various television shows, and several podcast series. He has also starred in several dramas and comedies.

When is he on Doctor Who?

John will play Sam, a new Doctor Who companion, in the upcoming series.

Despite being a huge fan of the show, he initially turned down the role.

John Bishop Doctor who
John films a scene for Doctor Who (Image credit: SplashNews)

Speaking at a Zoom fan event earlier this year, he said, “I was flattered, but the problem was that I was on tour when they were supposed to be filming. So even though I had imagined it, I had to say no.

“And then the whole COVID thing happened! Lockdown arrived so I phoned and luckily they had postponed their shooting dates. It fits perfectly now – I’m doing Doctor Who through July and then I’ll be back on my way in September. “

What is John Bishop’s Net worth?

According to CelebrityNetWorthJohn is worth an estimated £ 13.7 million.

When is GBBO the next time?

The next Great Celebrity Bake Off will be on April 6th at 8 p.m. on Channel 4.

It will be available for streaming shortly after it airs on All4.

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