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Romesh Ranganathan Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Kids, Height

Romesh Ranganathan Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Kids, Height

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Full Name: Romesh Ranganathan
Birth Date: January 30, 1978
Age: 43 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Stand -Up Comedian, Actor
Horoscope: Aquarius
Height: 5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)
WifeLeesa Ranganathan
Net Worth$1.5 million
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceCrawley, West Sussex, England
EthnicitySri-Lankan descent
MotherShanthi Ranganathan
KidsTheo Ranganathan, Charlie Ranganathan, Alex Ranganathan
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Romesh Ranganathan is a famous British stand-up comedian and actor who has various appearances on comedy panel shows and co-presented “It’s Not Rocket Science”, a British television show in the year 2016.

Comedian’s Early Career

Romesh Ranganathan enters the earth on January 30, 1978, in Crawley, West Sussex, England. His birth sign is Aquarius. He was born to Sri Lankan- British parents. His mother’s name is Shanthi Ranganathan. Romesh lost his father on December 13, 2011.

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Caption: Romesh Ranganathan with his parents (Source: virginmediatelevision)

He spent most of his early childhood days in Crawley, West Sussex. Likewise, he is of mixed ethnicity having Sri Lankan Tamil descent, and holds British nationality.

Shawn stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches ( 1.82 m) tall. He has an attractive pair of black eyes with natural black hair color.

What is the Net Worth & Salary of Romesh Ranganathan?

Ranganathan definitely makes a good amount of money from his career as a comedian and TV appearance. According to some reliable sources, Romesh Ranganathan has a net worth of around $1.5 million as of 2022. However, he has not disclosed his salary to the media.

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Romesh has been appearing in an operating charity Comic Relief since 2017 along with Emma Willis, David Tennant, and many others. In the year 2016, the comedian completed Romesh Irrational tour.

Besides this, he was nominated for Best Newcomer at Edinburgh Comedy Awards in the year 2013. In the year 2015, Romesh won Dave’s Leicester Comedy Award Best New Show. Looking at this, we are sure that Romesh is living a lavish lifestyle in a luxurious way along with his family.

Is Romesh Ranganathan Married? Who is his Wife?

Ranganathan is a married woman, she married Leesa Ranganathan who is a drama teacher. They met when Romesh was struggling as a comedian in the entertainment industry.

Maynard may not be a household name like her husband but she has been the one to bring him out from the crowd to stardom. Romesh has openly confessed that he would have been a “rubbish teacher” without his wife’s support.

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Romesh Ranganathan with his wif and son Source:

From their marriages, the couple is blessed with three sons namely Theo Ranganathan, and Charlie Ranganathan, and Alex Ranganathan. The couple is trying to be the best parents for their children.

As of now, the couple is living a blissful life together and there are no rumors of divorce or separation between them. Looking at them, it seems like this couple will last forever.

His Shows

Later in 2014, he appeared on a British television show named The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice. After that, he presented his homemade vegan chocolate brownies to the show. He is a vegan and was a vegetarian until the year 2013. Ranganathan has made guest appearances on a Panel game show 8 Out of 10 episodes of Cats Does Countdown.

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Romesh Ranganathan Source: Instagram

Also, he has appeared on various comedy shows including Would I Lie to You?Holby CitySoccer AMThe Last Leg and Mock the Week. Romesh presented a series for BBC Three and Asian Provocateur in the year 2015 in which he traveled to Sri Lanka to explore his origin country.

The second series of the show was telecasted in the year 2016, he and his mother went to Sri Lanka to meet more of his relatives in the second series. Later he joined a companion discussion program named, The Apprentice: You’re Fired as a regular panelist in the year 2015. The show was a spin-off from The Apprentice.

In the year 2016, Ranganathan co-presented a new entertainment series for ITV called It’s Not Rocket Science alongside Ben Miller and Rachel Riley. Then he joined John Lloyd on the BBC Radio series The Museum of Curiosity in 2017. Moreover, Romesh has joined the 13th season of A League of Their Own (a UK game show).

Also, he has featured in his own 10-episode docu-comedy called Just Another Immigrant which premiered on Showtime on June 8, 2018. In the year 2018, he presented Judge Romesh which is an unscripted show.


  • Romesh Ranganathan started his career as a mathematics teacher at Hazelwick School in Crawley.
  • Then he also worked as a teacher at The Beacon School, Banstead, Surrey.
  • As a teacher, he started performing as a comedian. Romesh started presenting Newsjack on Radio 4 Extra in March 2014.