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Romesh Ranganathan

Mon Sep 16 2019
Romesh Ranganathan

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    Quick Facts of Romesh Ranganathan

      Body and Relation Status of Romesh Ranganathan

      Romesh Ranganathan  ( 27 March 1978) is a British stand-up comedian who was voted as the Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards. 

      He was working as a mathematics teacher, also tried to be a rapper for a while before pursuing his career as a stand-up Comedian. Ranganathan published his first autobiography, Straight Outta Crawley. It is where he lives with his family.

      The British comedian Romesh is married to the drama teacher Leesa Ranganathan. Jonathan Romesh Ranganathan, better known as Romesh Ranganathan in the comedy world has met his wife Lisa back when he was unknown to the world as a stand-up comedian. His net worth is estimated to be of $ 2 Million 

      Married Life

      The British Comedian is enjoying a smooth relationship with his wife Leesa. Mrs. Ranganathan has complete control over her husband’s material, and she has to approve the material if it involves her. She is highly supportive of her husband and he confessed on many occasions that he would still be a ‘rubbish math teacher’ without her support.

      Romesh Ranganathan and his wife Leesa Ranganathan                                source:Biography line

      Comedian wife is a private woman and she chose to stay away from her husband’s highlights, we don’t know many details about her besides some told by her husband on social media. He also likes being supported by his lady, and that something his wife gives generously. 

                         Romesh and Leesa with their kids during an event                                          Source:Alamy stock photo

      She attends most of his shows and festivals. Leesa gave birth to their child Charlie during Edinburgh Fringe Festival while Romesh was performing on the stage.

                                                 British comedian posing with his boys                                                              Source: Mirror.co.uk

      But above all, Romesh respects commitment, and we can see that clearly in his strictly monogamous love journey. The couple is happily married with three children: Theo, Alex, and  Charlie Ranganathan. He said in a funny way "All three of them are with his wife who actually pays attention to them more than him."

      What's His Net Worth?

      Romesh Ranganathan’s 2018 estimated net worth is $2 Million` up from $1.5 Million in 2017 with an estimated 2017-2018 earnings` salary` and income of $400 Thousand.

      2017 Estimated worth$400 thousand
      2018 Estimated worth$2 Million
      2017/18 estimated salary$400 Thousand

      Personal Life

      As a teenager, Romesh's father went to prison, their house was repossessed and his family spent 18 months in bread and breakfast awaiting council house. In his letter to my younger self, he explains how his fight with poverty turned him from being a lazy teen to the hardest working person on the television.

      Contrary his mother always wanted him to be a doctor but he was interested in comedy and hip-hop music. Previously the 39-year-old British comedian had an easy childhood living in a semi-detached house where they got everything they needed.

                                                                 Romesh with his mom                                                                                         source:The Guardain

       But when his dad got into prison everything fell apart. He says ''It was insane to go from super easy to everything falling away''. His parents came over from Srilanka for his dad to finish his accountancy exams and also give them a good start ahead. His dad ended up in prison and also they had divorced it was quite difficult for young Romesh to cope with the situation. 

      His mother worked very hard while dad was in prison. Watching all that he promised to get out of that situation he then started working really hard. 

                             Stand-up comedian with his family from Srilanka                                             The Guardian

      And soon after his Dad got after from prison they started to get along with each other and soon everything went back to normal. While his dad was away, he adds ''My mum had to work really hard to raise us, so I felt I had to find a way to make sure that I wasn't vain''.

      Currently, the father of three did his first stand-up Gig in a talent contest at Pontins when he was 11. His parents being a Lankan descendant never spoke Tamil to their children since they always wanted their children to speak English and make a great future ahead in life.

      Professional career

      Ranganathan started performing as a comedian whilst working as a mathematics teacher at Hazelwick School in Crawley, and The beacon school Surrey. Ranganathan started presenting Newsjack on Radio 4 extra. He was a contestant in the first series of taskmaster and also appeared in the third episode of Jon Richardson 'Grows up'. He also performed at the Royal Variety Performance in 2015. 

      Apart from that he also starred in his own episode Docu-comedy called just another Immigrant that premiered on showtime June 8, 2019. 

      In addition to that, he presented an unscripted television show in which he decides the outcome of court cases between a claimant and a defendant.

      YearTitle Role
      2014DamnedNitin
      2015JoshDave
      2016Its not rocked scienceco-presenter
      2018A league of their ownTeam Captain
      2018Just another immigrantDocuseries
      2016IrrationalStandup
      2019The cynics mixtapeStandup

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