Who is Stephen Merchant?

Stephen Merchant a renowned and talented English comedian, actor, writer, director, and presenter who has been seen working actively since the year 1997.

Quick Info
Full NameStephen James Merchant
Date of Birth24 November 1974
Birth PlaceBristol, England
Parent(s)Ronald John Merchant and Jane Elaine Merchant
OccupationComedian, Actor, Writer, Director, and Presenter
Partner(s)Mircea Monroe (2017-present)
Net worthUS $40 million

Personal Life and Relationship

Stephen Merchant, whose real name is Stephen James Merchant was born on 24 November 1974 in Bristol, England as a son of his father, Ronald John Merchant, and mother, Jane Elaine Merchant. His father worked as a plumber and builder where his mother is a nursery nurse.

Currently, he is living with his partner Mircea Monroe who is an American actress with whom he lived from the year 2017 and they were living happily.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Stephen Merchant holds an English nationality and belongs to English ethnicity. Currently, he is 46 years old with a height of 6 feet 7 inches (201 cm) and a weight of 73 kg. He has got black hair with dark brown eyes. As he was born on 24 November, her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Stephen Merchant

Early Life and Education

Earlier, Stephen Merchant went to attend Hanham High School for his education. After that, he joined the University of Warwick from the year of 1993 to 1996. Later, he was seen working as a reviewer on the student radio station Radio Warwick.


TV shows

Stephen Merchant started his career after he performs at stand-up comedy at Bristol’s Comedy Box. Later, in 1997, he was seen appearing on the TV game show “Blockbusters” as a contestant, and then, he also worked as DJ for Radio Caroline. Later, he met Rickey Gervais, and Merchant was hired by him as his assistant. Later, he was called for an interview, and Merchant was seen hosting a Saturday afternoon radio show with Gervais. Later, he became the part of Daily Telegraph Open Mic Awards.

Further, in 1999, Stephen Merchant was cast as a voice actor as James on a British television series “Comedy Lab”. After that, he was seen playing several roles on his written British television comedy talk show “Meet Ricky Gervais” in 2000. After that, from 2001 to 2003, he was seen providing his voice on a British television mockumentary sitcom “The Office (UK)”. Likewise, she was seen as Chef on a British horror parody television series “Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace” in 2004. In the same year, she was cast as Lab Technician on a British sitcom “Green Wing”.

In the year 2005, Stephen Merchant was seen providing his voice over the character Mr. Phillips on a British-Canadian adult animated series “Bromwell High”. Later, he was seen playing the role of Darren Lamb on a British sitcom “Extras” from the year 2005 to 2007, where the series was written and directed by him.

Likewise, he was cast on several movies including “The Office”, “24”, “The Ricky Gervais Show”, “An Idiot Abroad”, “Life’s Too Short”, “Ronnie Corbett’s Comedy Britain”, “Hello Ladies”, “Drunk History”, “Modern Family”, “Robot Chicken” as a voice actor, “Hello Ladies: The Movie”, “Short Poppies”, “The Big Bang Theory”, “Lip Sync Battle”, “The Simpsons” as a voice actor, “Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal The Movie”, “American Dad!” as a voice actor and “The Crystal Maze”.

From the year 2016, Stephen Merchant was seen appearing in the role of T.E.R.R.Y. on an American black comedy television series “Dream Corp LLC”. After that, in 2018, he was seen as a guest on a British television variety show “Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway”. In the same year, he was seen playing the roles in the movies like “The Good Place” and “Click & Collect”. In 2019, he was seen playing the role of Stephen Port on a BBC drama series “Four Lives”. In that year, she was also seen on a British television travel documentary series “Travel Man”. Further, he will be seen appearing on an American comedy miniseries “Home Movies: The Princess Bride” which was directed by Jason Reitman.

Stephen Merchant


Stephen Merchant started his career after he had been cast as Peter Ian Staker on an action-comedy movie “Hot Fuzz” in 2007 which was directed by edger Wright. After that, he was seen playing the role of Man with Broken Leg in a British-American comedy movie “Run Fat Boy Run” in the same year. Later, in 2009, he was seen appearing in an American speculative romantic comedy movie “The Invention of Lying”.

In the year 2010, Stephen Merchant was cast as Tracy on a fantasy comedy family movie “Tooth Fairy”. After that, he was seen as Dougie Boden on a British coming-of-age comedy-drama movie “Cemetery Junction” which was co-directed and written by him. In the same year, he was also seen providing his voice over the character Tom on a British puppet adult animated satirical action comedy movie “Jackboots on Whitehall”. Later, he was seen appearing in the role of Holyrood Footman is a British black comedy movie “Burke & Hare”.

Also, Stephen Merchant was seen providing his voice over the character Paris on a computer-animated fantasy romantic comedy movie “Gnomeo & Juliet” in 2011. In the same year, he was seen playing the role of Gary Putney in an American comedy movie “Hall Pass”. Later, in 2013, he was cast into the role of Donald on an American anthology comedy movie “Movie 43” and then, in the same year, he was seen playing the role of Danny on a British romantic comedy movie “I Give It a Year”.

Further, Stephen Merchant was seen appearing in several movies like “Logan”, “Table 19”, “Beauty and the Beast”, “Sherlock Gnomes”, “The Girl in the Spider’s Web”, “Fighting with My Family”, “Good Boys” and “Jojo Rabbit” alongside Thomasin McKenzie. Later, he will be seen appearing in the movie “Locked Down” in 2021 and will also be seen providing his voice over the character Miika the Mouse on an upcoming British Christmas fantasy movie “A Boy Called Christmas” in 2021.

Besides this, he had been seen providing his voice-over for several video games including “Portal 2”, “Team Fortress 2” and “Lego Dimensions”.

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In his career, Stephen Merchant had won several awards so many times including British Academy Television Awards, British Comedy Award, Broadcasting Press Guild, Emmy, Golden Globe, Writers Guild of America Award, Peabody Awards, Television Critics Association, Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences and Spike Video Games Awards.

Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Stephen Merchant is $40 million.