Stephen Fry
Stephen Fry
Real Name/Full Name Stephen John Fry
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Stephen Fry
Birth Place: Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 24 August 1957
Age/How Old: 66 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 196 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 4″
Weight: In Kilograms – 88 Kg
In Pounds – 194 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Alan Fry
Mother – Marianne Neumann
Siblings: Roger Fry, Jo Crocker
School: Uppingham School
College: Queens’ College, Cambridge
Religion: Jews
Nationality: English (British)
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Elliott Spencer (m. 2015)
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Actor, Comedian, Writer
Net Worth: $40 million
Last Updated: June 2024

A famous English writer, actor, and comedian, Stephen Fry was one of the doubles in A Bit of Fry & Laurie and Jeeves and Wooster. He has also got a chance to play the role of his idol Oscar Wilde. The name of the movie was “Wilde”. He also has small appearances in Chariots Of Fire, A Fish called Wanda, The Life and Death of Allen Sellers, V for Vendetta, Sherlock Holmes, and The Hobbit film series. He is also widely known for his role in the BBC television comedy series Blackadder. His character in the same is Lord Melchett. He is also part of the Kingdom and Absolute Power television series for which he is quite famous.

Well, how well do you know about Stephen Fry? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Stephen Fry’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Stephen Fry to date.

Biography and Early Life

On 24 August 1957, Stephen took birth in Hampstead, London. His father was a physicist and an inventor. Stephen’s father was English, but his mother was Jewish. But Stephen was brought up in a friendly way and was not involved in the religious family or religious matters. But his grandparents were Hungarian Jews and emigrated from Slovakia. Samuel Fry decided to stay in Surrey for the rest of the life whereas their descendants were in Middlesex. The fry family has also been a part of founding the eponymous Chocolate company, The regicide John Fry and the cricketer C.B. Fry.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Stephen Fry in 2024, and what is his height and weight? Well, Stephen Fry’s age is 66 years old as of today’s date 19th June 2024 having been born on 24 August 1957. Though, he is 6′ 4″ in feet and inches and 196 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 194 lbs in Pound and 88 kg in Kilograms.


Initially, Fry went to his village Booton to live with his grandparents, where he went to Chesham Preparatory School. He had changed several schools for schooling like Cawston Primary School in Cawston, Norfolk, Stouts Hill Preparatory School in Uley, Gloucestershire ( he attended this school when he was just seven years old). In 1972, when he took his O-levels, he passed all the subjects but couldn’t pass Physics.

So he was denied at a college to study for his A-Levels. So he went to Norfolk College of Arts and Technology, but still, he could not achieve his A-levels because he has not cleared his English and French papers. He was also in Pucklechurch Prison for three months when he was engaged in stealing a credit card from his relative’s pocket.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

In January 2015, Stephen tied his bond with Elliott Spencer in Norfolk. In 2015, he had also attended Prince’s wedding to Camilla Parker Bowles as he was friends with Prince Charles. In an interview, Fry has confronted that he is linked to former England cricketer C.B. Fry and was also a part of an interview during England’s victory over Australia in ashes 2005.

He was a massive lover of cricket and used to play cricket. He is also highly interested in Internet production. He had created his website in 1997 and is still going on with the name of The New Adventures of Mr Stephen Fry. In 2007, when he had put his first vlog on his website, he has gained a lot of attention.

Is Stephen Fry Gay?

Initially, Fry was a homosexual in his teenage time. But he was afraid of telling it to anyone because he thought it to be shameful. He spent his public school without telling anyone. But in his college time, he had revealed that he was homosexual. But he is now married to his comedy partner Elliott Spencer.

Professional Career

In 1982, he initially started his career in television by broadcasting in The Cellar Tapes. For his outstanding work in The Cellar Tapes, he was able to grab the attention of Granada Television who replaced Stephen, Laurie, and Thompson for the BBC show Not the Nine O’Clock News. But Alfresco in 1983, and a third in 1984 boosted the reputation of Fry as they got more recognized as a comedy double from this series.

After seeing their success, BBC had offered Fry and others in their group to make their television show, and they did agree to it and opened and hosted a show titled The Crystal Cube. But this was a failure towards Fry’s end as this show got cut down after the first episode.


  • Best Entertainment Performance in BAFTA TV award in 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012.
  • Best Acting Ensemble in 2001.
  • In the year 2006, he was ranked in the 6thspot at the BBC’s Top Living Icon Award list.
  • He received an honorary doctorate from the University of Sussex in the year 2011.
  • Fry received the lifetime achievement award at Harvard University.

Apart from these, he has received several other awards and achievements, but the listing is too long to showcase.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Stephen Fry in 2024

Stephen Fry Net Worth
Stephen Fry Net Worth

Being an actor and comedian Fry has gained a lot of name and fame in his career. He was able to grab a total net worth of $40 million as of 2024.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He was a part of the University Challenge.
  • He was also to jail for three months on remand.

Stephen Fry was a very focused man towards his career and has faced many complications in his life. But he was able to overcome all the hurdles and get success in his life. He gained a lot of names in the comedy field and has been able to release some top-selling books in his career, such as Mythos and The Liar.


  1. Stephen Fry is gay NOT straight.
    Elliot is his husband, NOT his wife!
    Please have the respect to recognise the LGBTQI+ community.


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