English comedian Justin Lee Collins achieved exceptional popularity in the British Isles and arguably the entire show-biz globe by excelling at every medium of entertainment – be it TV, radio, stage, or cinema.
The drama surrounding his sexual life, on the other hand, kept the stand-up comedian turned popular radio personality in the public eye.
Justin Lee Collins Marriage Details And Divorce
Justin was a philanderer throughout his marriage to Karen Skinner, his first wife. His infidelity relationships included women who were not mistresses.
He was so outspoken about his infidelity that he was discovered cheating with his other half’s longtime acquaintance Ann Finnan. Afterward, the Channel 5 personality apologized for his inebriated behavior. Ann, on the other hand, admitted that she had gone too far.
Karen ultimately decided to leave Justin because of his pranks. The divorce proceedings commenced in November 2010. They had been together for more than 12 years, seven of which were spent as husband and wife.
Despite their divorce, the former married couple’s relationship was fruitful, yielding two children. Archie, the elder of the two, was born in 2005, and Harvey was born in 2008.
Following her divorce, the former Strictly Come Dancing host proceeded to stir up controversy. Karen, on the other hand, went a different path.
Justin didn’t take long to get over his ex-divorce, he soon began dating video game creator Anna Larke.
He and his then-girlfriend Anna lived together for over half a year, from January to July 2011, before breaking up. The drama, on the other hand, did not finish there.
For the alleged harassment against Anna, The Hatching star was charged with inducing fear of violence five months after the breakup. According to court filings, he smacked and assaulted her, as well as shouting derogatory epithets at her.
Justin was found guilty in October 2012, despite the overwhelming evidence against him. The judge fined him £3,500 and ordered him to perform 140 hours of community service.
Following his sentencing, the former Flipside TV host sought professional counselling, based on messages he wrote to his ex-girlfriend Anna after the incident in December 2011.
Justin Lee Collins Body Measurements
Justin was born in 1974 to an electrician father Danny and a mother Anita. He is the only child of his parents. The 44-year-old is a native of Bristol, England, and is over 5 feet and 10 inches (1.78 m) tall.
The former “Bring Back…” host, known for his distinctive long hair, dropped out of school at the age of 15 and went to work as a ware houseman. He went on to Filton College after receiving the BTEC national diploma.
Justin Lee Collins Net Worth
After college, he worked as a salesman during the day and as a stand-up comedian at night. When he won Best New Comedy at the Glastonbury Festival in 1997, his showbiz career took off.
Justin had moved his concentration to television by 2002, producing a number of episodes for Bravo and MTV. He used his skills as a radio personality at XFM between 2003 and 2005.
Following his time on XFM, he continued to host TV and game shows. The host of the Friday Night Project rose to prominence after a failed bid to represent the United Kingdom at the 2010 Euro-vision Song Contest.
Aside from his current presenting/hosting responsibilities, Justin’s $10 million net worth is bolstered by his acting and writing pursuits. When compared to his financial achievements, even his 3.5-stone weight loss in 2011 seems insignificant.