NOEL Fielding is back on our screens as The Great British Bake off 2021 begins.
He has made his mark as a fan favourite of the popular baking show which is about to begin series 13 of the competition.
Who is Noel Fielding and is he married?
Noel is a 48-year old comedian born in Westminster.
However, he has also become a successful actor, Musician and presenter.
According to Celebrity Net worth he has a net worth of over £4 million.
Noel has been dating his long-term girlfriend Lliana Bird since 2010, however, they are not thought to be married.
The couple live together in London with their daughter, Dali, who was born in April, 2018.
Lliana is a writer, actress and radio presenter who hosts a Sunday night show on Radio X.
She has starred in various theatre shows, has her own production company called Bird & Be, and has appeared as a guest commentator on Sky News and BBC Breakfast.
Does Noel Fielding have kids?
In early March 2018, The Sun exclusively revealed Noel and Lliana were expecting their first child together.
They welcomed their newborn, called Dali, in April 2018, who is believed to be named after Noel’s favourite artist, the surrealist painter, Salvador Dali.
A source said: “Noel thought the name was a perfect fit. Salvador has played a big part in his life, so it’s no surprise to his friends he’s named a baby after him.
“It’s a cute name and really suits the tot.”
Speaking about his daughter on The Jonathan Ross Show in 2018, the presenter said: “I don’t know how that happened, look at my pointy visage. She is very beautiful and she blows my mind about a hundred times a day.
“It’s a new level of tiredness that I’ve never experienced. I’ve done a lot of all-nighters in my life. In a way I’ve been in training for this moment all my life.”
The pair now have a second daughter who was born in 2020.
How did Noel Fielding become famous?
Following his initial TV success, Noel Fielding teamed up with Julian Barratt to create, write and star in their own show.
Just like in his stand-up routines, Noel played a whole host of different characters in the surreal comedy The Mighty Boosh.
Some of his humorous alter-egos were flamboyant zookeeper Vince Noir, a cockney hitch-hiker called The Hitcher and hermaphroditic merman Old Gregg.
The series also featured a number of famous faces, including Matt Berry and Richard Ayoade.
It aired from 2003-2007 and scooped Shockwaves NME best TV Award three times.
Following the success of The Mighty Boosh, Noel took his series to radio.
He’s also appeared on BBC Radio 2 broadcasts, including The Russell Brand Show and Vic Reeves’ House Arrest.
Fans will know that Noel is partial to a bit of singing in his shows, which is probably why he’s featured in a variety of music videos.
He can be spotted in the videos for Kasabian’s Vlad the Impaler and Razorlight’s In The Morning.
Fielding’s repertoire does not end there, as he is also a keen artist.
The comedian has held a number of different exhibitions, including The Jelly Fox, a video installation that was shown at the Saatchi Gallery in 2012.
How much does Noel Fielding get paid for The Great British Bake Off?
Noel Fielding landed a bumper £150,000 pay rise to continue hosting The Great British Bake Off in February 2020.
According to accounts filed at Companies House in February 2020, his earnings soared to £1.1million — up almost £250,000 on the previous year.
What other TV shows has Noel Fielding appeared in?
As well as working with Richard Ayoade in The Mighty Boosh, the pair both starred in The IT Crowd.
The popular comic is also known for his work on TV panel shows.
He was a permanent team captain on Never Mind the Buzzcocks and has made appearances on QI, Taskmaster and The Big Fat Quiz of Everything.
Noel’s most recent fame comes from being a judge on the famous Channel 4 baking series, The Great British Bake Off.
Bake Off is back on our screens on Channel 4 on September 21, 9pm