Rob Delaney Age, Net Worth, Relationship, Ethnicity, Height

Rob Delaney

Rob Delaney: Biography in Details

Who is Rob Delaney?

Rob Delaney is a well-known American comedian, actor, writer, and also activist.

He appeared and wrote the TV show Catastrophe. Likely, he has appeared playing various roles in different blockbuster action-comedy films.

Rob Delaney: Age, Parent, Siblings, Ethnicity

The actor was born on January 19, 1977, in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

His father’s name is Robert Gerard Delaney who used to work in the insurance sector. And likely, his mother’s name is Nancy Archer Delaney Gwin who is the owner at Willard Martin Insurance Agency. He also has a stepfather.

Rob has a sister who is a teacher. His maternal grandparents are Clement Charles Archer and Helen Margaret Cantwell.

He belongs to American nationality and is of Mixed (Irish, English, and Welsh) ethnicity. Delaney speaks fluent French.

In which school did Rob Delaney attend?

Rob Delaney has attended the Jewish Community Center of the North Shore (JCCNS) preschool. And then he graduated from Marblehead High School in 1995. There he was an active participant in musical theatre throughout his schooling.

Rob was also a student at The University’s Tisch School of the Arts. He got his Bachelor’s degree in 1999 which is in Musical Theatre.

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Rob Delaney: Career, Professional life

Rob Delaney has started his career in his early days. His names can be heard in the entertainment field since 2003.

TV & Movies

Delaney made his TV debut in 2007 and was seen in Wild Girls Gone. He then featured in 10 episodes of Coma, Period. In December 2011, Comedy Central said that he would shoot for a variety show, @RobDelaney. Although the show was never picked by them.

Later he co-wrote and co-starred in the British sitcom, Catastrophe in June 2015. Due to the Catastrophe, he moved to  London. Talking about his other works, he has appeared in a number of British panel shows including Have I Got News for You8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Would I Lie to You?, and The Big Fat Quiz of the Year among others.

His venture, Deadpool 2 hit the silver screen on May 18, 2018. Lately, Delaney served as the panelist on the BBC’s Question Time which on June 15, 2017.

Throughout 2019, Delaney ventured into a series of cameos in feature films. Furthermore, he has worked for various movies like  Fox News drama Bombshell,  musical biopic RocketmanPokémon: Detective Pikachu, The Good House.


Rob Delaney came into the limelight in the year 2009 after he started to post jokes on Twitter.

And now, he is one of the first comedians on social media sites. He said that his popularity increases after comedian Graham Lineham started responding to his tweets.

As of 2018, Delaney has more than 1.54+million followers on Twitter. He was named one of the ten funniest people on Twitter by Paste magazine in 2010. He received The Comedy Awards in the category of ‘Funniest Person on Twitter Award’ hosted by Comedy Central.

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After posting over 15,000 Tweets, All Things Equal, Inc. asked him for turning his Twitter jokes into a board game for 18+ individuals in 2013.


He is also an author and his book Rob Delaney: Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage. was published by Spiegel & Grau in November 2013. The writer has shared his struggle with addiction and depression in a series of humorously compiled essays in the book.


Rob Delaney joined the Democratic Socialists of America, the American Civil Liberties Union after Donald Trump was elected president. He is also associated with the Labour Party in the 2017 UK election.

Rob Delaney: Accident and Alcoholism

Rob has a bad habit of drinking alcohol from the young age of 12. And so he faced many problems from puberty to doing bungee jumping off the Manhattan Bridge in 1999, climbing up telegraph poles, shoplift, or taking boat rides when he is intoxicated.

In 2002, Rob met an accident crashing his car at the building of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power while driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs. It resulted in him with a broken left wrist, right arm, and cut both knees to the bone. Further, he vowed to commit suicide if the accident caused any life harm.

Likely, six months after quitting alcohol and drugs, Delaney experienced severe clinical depression. Finally, he was healed through various. therapy and anti-depressants.

In the year 2012, Rob Delaney publicly talked about his experience with clinical depression and alcohol addiction.

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Rob Delaney: Salary, Net Worth 2024

As of 2023, his net worth is around $3.4 million (estimated).

The average annual salary of a stand-up comedian is $92k. Although Delaney is active in the industry as of now, he might have collected good compensation working as a comedian before.

Likely, he earned between $300k-$500k per episode from his appearances in Catastrophe. Furthermore, Rob also owns luxurious properties in London and California.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Rob Delaney has an athletic-built body standing with a height of 6 ft 3 inches (190.5 cm) and weighs 90 kg (198.5 lbs).

Talking about his appearance, he has dark brown colored hair with hazel eyes. He wears a shoe size that is likely to be 12–13 (US).

Is Rob Delaney active on social media?

Rob has a huge social media fan base with around 253k followers on Instagram and 1.5 million followers on Twitter.

Likely, his Facebook page also holds around 51K followers. Furthermore, he has his own YouTube channel with 6.42K subscribers.

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