Lee Ridley BGT, Age, Personal Life, Family, Facts

By Anmol Basnyat | Published On: 04 Jun, 2018
Lee Ridley BGT, Age, Personal Life, Family, Facts

English standup comedian, Lee Ridley is the winner of the 12th series of British Got Talent created by Simon Cowell. Lee Ridley lost his voice 37 years ago when he was six months old from a rare neurological condition called cerebral palsy. But Lee turned his shortcomings into his strength and claimed popularity with his stage name of The Lost Voice Guy. The artist vowed the audience by his speechless comedy routine to get the crown of 2018’s British talent competition.

Wins British Got Talent!

The stand-up performer accumulates a significant portion of his net worth from parody performances. Lee was declared the winner of BGT on 28 May 2018 and took away a cash prize of $250,000 at the age of 37. He is soon going to perform in front of British Royal Family in 2018. Lee is more than excited to present himself in front of Her Majesty Queen.

The artist performed his acts through speech synthesizer assistance and had got tremendous support from the audiences. Even the judges; Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon, David Walliams and Simon Cowell, encouraged him throughout his journey.

His fellow contestants Robert White was declared the runner-up and Donchez Dacres bagged the third position. His close acquaintance and family members have been supporting him thoroughly that made him achieve such impeccable height of success.

Lee was a content manager for Sunderland Council from 2007 until he shifted his career as a full-time comedian in 2015. He generated most of his earnings while working in Sunderland. Lee is also a former journalist working for the BBC News Interactive from March 2006 for nine months. He was also a paid-employee at the Sunday Sun newspaper that made his incomes to increase. 

The Comedian was the honored at the BBC New Comedy Award in 2014. Lee was one of the receivers of the exaltations previously won by Rhod Gilbert and Alan Carr. 

Personal Life: Is Lee Married or Dating?

Lee Ridley lives a low-key life when it comes to dating. The artist is known more from his works than his affairs. The comedian's relationship is yet to come forth. However, he has posted a couple of pictures with a mysterious woman with a tattoo. He even calls her as his invisible.

Back in October 2017, The Lost Voice Guy posted a black and white picture with the mysterious woman for the first time. From the post, he hinted that she accompanies him in a gig show. Then again on 8 February 2018, he posted a picture of the beautiful lady and captioned, me and my invisible one with a heart emoji.

Lee Ridley with the mystery woman on 8 February 2018 (Photo: Instagram)

It looks like the mystery lady is a significant part of his life, but it is still unclear whether they are a married or a dating couple. 

Short Bio

Lee Ridley was born on 31 December 1980 in Consett, the UK as per wiki. The Lost Voice guy, age 37, went to Priestman School in Meadowside, Sunderland and attended the University of Central Lancashire to obtain BA (Hons) in journalism. Lee has an MA online Journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire. Lee stands a proper height and belongs to Caucasian ethnicity.