Lenny Henry Bio, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Height, Children

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Lenny Henry: Biography in Details

Who is Lenny Henry?

Lenny Henry is famous a British actor, comedian, television presenter, writer, and singer.

He is a successful stand-up comedian and impressionist in the late 1970s and 1980s.

Lenny Henry: Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Education

Lenny Henry was born in Dudley, West Midlands, England on 29th August 1958 at the time 3:00 Am. As of 2023, his age is 64.

He is holding British citizenship and is belong to mixed descent. According to the birth chart, his zodiac sign is Virgo.

His father’s name is Winston Jervis Henry but his father died on May 1978 at the age of 67. Then after his mother(Winifred Louise Henry) married Albert Green. He grew up with his siblings Paul Henry.

Regarding his education, he completes his school at St John’s Primary School and later she went to The Blue Coat School in Dudley. Then he completes at W.R. Tuson College in Preston, Lancashire.

Lenny Henry: Professional Life, Career

Lenny Henry started his career in comedy where he spent Working in men’s clubs such as the Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em character Frank Spencer.

At the age of 16, he won the New Faces talent show in the year 1975. Then he continued his career on it and appeared in different shows including:-

  • Othello in 2009
  • The Comedy of Errors in 2011, 2012
  • Fences in 2013
  • Rudy’s Rare Records in 2014
  • Educating Rita in 2015
  • The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui in 2017
  • King Hedley II in 2019

He is also seen in the movies and on television. Coast to Coast is his first movie which is based on a comedy thriller and has the role of Ritchie Lee in the Years 1987.

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  • Work Experience as Terence Welles
  • True Identity as Miles Pope
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban as Shrunken Head (Voice)
  • The Pirates! in an Adventure with Scientists as Peg-Leg Hastings (Voice)
  • Postman Pat: The Movie as Mr. Bernard (Tow Truck Manager: Voice)
  • Zog and the Flying Doctors in Narrator


  • The Fosters as Sonny Foster
  • Three of a Kind
  • Bernard and the Genie as Josephus the Genie
  • Hope and Glory as Ian George
  • Doctor Who as Daniel Barton
  • The Sandman as Martin Tenbones
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power as Sadoc Burrows
  • The Witcher: Blood Origin as Balor
  • Three Little Birds as Writer

Awards, Nominations

Lenny Henry has won different awards including:-

  • British Comedy Performance Lifetime Achievement Awards in 2003
  • Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards for Best Actor in 2014
  • British Academy Television Special Awards in 2016
  • Audie Awards for Science Friction in 2019
  • National Television Awards for Special Recognition in 2022

Lenny Henry: Net Worth, Income, Salary

Considering his income, Lenny Henry has a $9 million net worth as of 2023.

Lenny Henry is living a high life thanks to his professional career and there are no additional details on his salary and income.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

The comedian has a height of 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs around 85kg. Looking at his fair skin color, he has brown color eyes and hair, and currently, his body size is 46 inches.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Lenny Henry is quite active on his Facebook page under his username@lennyhenry and has 9.7k Followers.

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He joined Twitter in January 2011 under his name @lennyhenry and has 107.9k Followers. He is not active on Instagram if there will be any update then it will be updated on this site.

Lenny Henry’s Birthday Dates

Year Date Day
2024 August Thursday
2025 August Friday
2026 August Saturday
2027 August Sunday
2028 August Tuesday

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