Jonathan Ross

Birthday, Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & Facts

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Jonathan Ross’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Jonathan Ross

Place Of Birth



61 years old

Birth Date

November 17, 1960

Star Sign


Jonathan Ross Facts

Child Star?




Education & Qualifications

School of Slavonic and East European Studies

Net Worth

$35 million

Current Partner

Jane Goldman


Betty Kitten Ross, Harvey Kirby Ross, Honey Kinney Ross


Martha Ross, John Ross


Miles Ross, Paul Ross, Simon Ross, Adam Ross, Liza Ross


1.9m (6'1"")



Chinese Year

Year of the Rat

About Jonathan Ross

Jonathan Ross is a famous broadcaster, actor, writer, comedian, film critic, and producer from England.

Jonathan Stephen Ross is popularly known as Jonathan Ross. He was born on November 17, 1960, in Saint Pancras, North London, England.

Jonathan Ross is a broadcaster, actor, comedian, and producer. He gained popularity through his BBC One chat show, 'Friday Night with Jonathan Ross'. He also hosted the comedy chat show 'The Jonathan Ross Show'. In 2005, Ross was honored as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his services to the broadcasting industry. He has also written two comic books named 'Turf' and 'America's Got Powers'.

Jonathan Ross Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Jonathan Ross’ net worth?

The estimated net worth of Jonathan Ross is $35 million. He builds his net worth through working on television as an actor, comedian, film critic, and presenter, on radio, and being a producer and writer.

How much does Jonathan Ross earn per year?

The amount of money Jonathan Ross earns per year is not known but, he has won awards from the Royal Television Society in the UK twice.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Jonathan Ross?

Jonathan Ross stands at a height of 6 ft 1 in (187 cm) tall.

How old is Jonathan Ross?

On November 17, 1960, Jonathan Ross was born. As of 2022, the age of this TV personality is 61 years.

Childhood And Education

Jonathan Ross was born in St. Pancras, North London on November 17, 1960, to Martha Ross and John Ross. His father, John, was a truck driver and his mother was an actress. He was raised in Leytonstone, East London, along with his siblings. Ross has four brothers named Miles Ross, Paul Ross, Simon Ross, and Adam Ross, and one sister named Liza Ross.

At the age of ten, in 1970, he was featured in a television ad for Kellogg's Rice Krispies, a breakfast cereal. He was also part of an advertisement for the laundry detergent, Persil.

Ross attended a comprehensive school, the Norlington School for Boys, and later he studied at Leyton County High School for Boys. He then attended the Southampton College of Art, and later, he studied at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) in London where he attained a degree in modern European history.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Jonathan Ross’ partner?

Jonathan Ross is married to Jane Goldman. The couple got married in 1988 when Goldman was only 18 years old. Ross and Jane Goldman have three children named Betty Kitten Ross, Harvey Kirby Ross, and Honey Kinney Ross.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

After completing his education, Ross started his television career as a researcher for the show 'Loose Talk' on Channel 4. In 1987, Ross formed a production company named Channel X, along with Alan Marke, and the first show was 'Late Night with David Letterman'. A year later, in 1988, his documentary series 'The Incredibly Strange Film Show' was introduced. In 1990-91, he was involved in another series named 'Jonathan Ross Presents For One Week Only'. In 1987, Ross began working on BBC Radio 1. In 1999, Ross presented a Saturday morning show on BBC Radio 2.

As a television presenter, he has worked on various shows such as 'One Hour With Jonathan Ross', 'Saturday Zoo', 'In Search Of James Bond With Jonathan Ross', 'The Late Jonathan Ross', 'In Search of Dracula with Jonathan Ross', 'The Big Big Talent Show', 'Friday Night With Jonathan Ross', 'Britain's Best Sitcom', 'Jonathan Ross Salutes Dad's Army', 'The Jonathan Ross Show', 'Don't Ask Me Ask Britain' and 'The Masked Dancer UK'.

As an actor, he has worked on various television shows and films such as 'It Ain't Half Hot Mum', 'French And Saunders', 'Rex The Runt', 'Rob Brydon's Annually Retentive', 'Rise And Fall of Idi Amin', 'Shrek 2', 'The Tall Guy' and 'Pervirella'.

Charity Work

Jonathan Ross supports many charities such as Children With Leukemia, Sport Relief, Centerpoint, the Elton John AIDS Foundation, the Starlight Children's Foundation, the Lowe Syndrome Trust, Great Ormond Street Hospital, the Willow Foundation, and Comic Relief.

What awards has Jonathan Ross won?

Jonathan Ross has won many awards. In the years 2004, 2006, and 2007, he won BAFTA Awards for Best Entertainment Performance for 'Friday Night With Jonathan Ross'. In 2012, he won the Special Recognition Award at the National Television Awards UK. He also won Royal Television Society, UK awards for Best Entertainment Performance for the show 'Friday Night With Jonathan Ross' for the years 2003 and 2004. In 2004, he won Television and Radio Industries Club Awards for TV Personality.

In 2005, in the Queen's Birthday Honours, Ross was honored as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his services to the broadcasting industry.

Jonathan Ross’ Hobbies And Interests

In his free time, Jonathan Ross likes to read, listen to music, travel, and to do photography.

Other Interesting Jonathan Ross Facts And Trivia

  • Ross celebrated his birthday on November 17 and the zodiac sign of the broadcaster is Scorpio.
  • As of 2022, Ross lives in Hampstead, London with his wife Jane Goldman.
  • He also owns property in Swanage in Dorset and in Florida, the United States of America.
  • Ross has four brothers, Miles Ross, Paul Ross, Simon Ross, and Adam Ross, and one sister, Liza Ross.
  • Ross studied at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) in London.

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