Tim Vine Married, Wife, Girlfriend, Net Worth
Tim Vine is one of the best British comedians best recognized for his cracking jokes on BBCs' Not Going Out. His stand-up act consists of the one-line quips and puns that he has presented in several TV shows like Not Going Out, Celebrity Squares, and The Tim Vine Fiasco.
Tim's quirky comedy has always been a subject of discussion, and his recital of 499 jokes in one hour, coveted him a name in Guinness World Record in 2004.
Bio- Family & Height
Tim was born in London, England, on 4 March 1967 to parents Guy Vine and Diana Tillett. His father, Guy, was a lecturer in civil engineering who had a tragic death in 2018. On the other hand, his mother is a housewife, and later, she worked as a doctor's receptionist. Talking about his family, the comedian has two siblings; an elder brother named Jeremy Vine and a sister named Sonya. His brother Jeremy is a presenter on BBC News.
Tim Vine and his brother Jeremy Vine (Photo: dailymail.co.uk)
Their parents sent him and his siblings to private school. Later, Tim attended Epsom College with his brother for his higher education.
His height is 1.88 m (6 feet 2 inches) and holds British nationality. Tim is a supporter of the Sutton United Football Club and enjoys playing darts and cricket in his spare time.
Married With Wife Or Gay?
Although the joke machine gun Tim Vine has never got married, he once had an engagement with a mysterious lady. He and his then-girlfriend got engaged, but sadly, Tim could not savor his bond, and just after three days, they decided to call off their engagement.
Since then, the comedian has been successful in concealing the details of his ex-fiancé and his love life.
Apart from his ex-fiance, Tim was once in a relationship with his former girlfriend named Louise, with whom he had his first kiss at Colwyn Bay in Wales. Besides that, Tim has never been romantically linked with any ladies, and it is safe to say that to date, he does not have a wife.
As of now, the world's fastest gagster is single, that sparked the rumors about his sexuality as a gay. However, Tim has never felt to address those rumors regarding his sexuality and probably is not gay.
Net Worth & Tour
Tim has been able to rack a substantial net worth of $3 million as a British actor and comedian. He started his TV career in 1997, appearing on Fluke as a Presenter. He came to the limelight in 2001 after appearing on ITV's The Sketch Show.
Tom broke the Guinness World Record for the most jokes told in an hour on 7 October 2004. He beat the previous record of 362 by 499. It was not just delivering jokes, but he had to get a laugh from the audience to count the record. However, Australian comedian Taylor Goodwin, inspired by Vine, broke the record on November 2014 by telling 550 jokes in an hour.
Tim won the prize for the funniest joke of the 2010's Edinburgh Fringe. The joke was
'I've just been on a once-in-a-lifetime holiday. I'll tell you what, never again.'
After a year, in August 2011, he wins the second funniest joke at the Edinburgh Fringe. His winning joke was
'Crime in multi-story car parks. That is wrong on so many different levels.' Nick Helm was the one who won the prize for the first joke.'
He has also written a couple of books. His first book was The Biggest Ever Tim Vine Joke Book (2010), which contained over 1000 jokes and puns. A year later, he released his second book named The Not Quite Biggest Ever Ti Vine Joke Book: Children's Edition. In 2013, he released his third book, The Tim Vine Bumper Book of Silliness: Daft Jokes, Crazy Pictures, Utter Nonsense.
Tim always has amused his audience, and moreover, his fans are looking forward to his upcoming tour in London on 30 June 2019. After that, he will perform a gig titled 'Plastic Elvis Live in Concert!: Tim Vine' at Underbelly's Circus Hub in Edinburgh in August 2019.