Lenny Henry is a famous English stand-up comedian and an actor and not just that, he is famous for his foundation named “Comic relief” which he is a co-founder of.

He is also known for presenting several shows, “The Magicians” that airs on BBC One is one of them.

Born on August 29, 1958 Henry was one of the seven children in the house and his parents are Jamaican immigrants.

He was the eldest of his siblings to have taken birth in the UK.

Lenny pursued and started off his education from the St John’s Primary School after which he attended The Blue Coat School in Dudley before finally completing his school life from W.R. Tuson College which is located in Preston, Lancashire.

Lenny married another standup comedian Dawn French in Westminster in the year 1984. They, together, adopted a girl named Billie.

After 25 successful years of marriage, Lenny and his wife underwent the process of divorce.

During the passing years, Lenny has gradually risen to fame with his witty sense of humor and quick presence of mind. He has acted in several movies and has been part of various TV shows too.

Some of the few shows that he is part of are mainly The Lenny Henry Show, Chef! , Big and Small and a web series named Conversations with my Wife.

He is even known for his contribution to the Magicians series, and Othello which was performed in the West Yorkshire Playhouse. And the list goes on.

Lenny Henry has achieved an estimated net worth of around $10 million.

Quick Summary: 

Full name: Lenworth George Henry

Date of birth: August 29, 1958

Birth place: Dudley, West midland, England

Age: 61

Profession: TV personality, Actor, Stand-up comedian, singer, writer

Height: 6 feet 4 inches.


Net worth: $10 million