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What Is Lenny Henry’s Net Worth In 2022?

What Is Lenny Henry’s Net Worth In 2022?

Henry is clearly a comedic icon, but beyond his comic success, Henry has also been recognised as an outstanding provider of charity services

Lenny Henry is a British comedian and actor who is regarded as a national treasure within the entertainment industry.

He co-presented the children’s show TisWas between 1978 and 1981, he starred in the BBC sitcom Chef! (1993-1996) and he hosted BBC One’s The Magicians (2011-2012).

Fans will also recognise Lenny Henry as the cofounder of Comic Relief, a British charity set up by the comedian and script writer Richard Curtis in 1985 in response to the famine in Ethiopia. 

Comic Relief is best known for implementing Red Nose Day, where the public donates to the charity in return for a red nose as part of an annual fundraising campaign to end child poverty.

After a successful career, how much is Lenny Henry worth today?

What Is Lenny Henry’s Net Worth In 2022?

As of 2022, Lenny Henry’s has a net worth of approximately $9 million (£7.3 million), according to CelebrityNetWorth.

Henry began his comedy career at 16 years old performing comedy acts at his local nightclub.

This led to his first ever TV appearance on the talent show New Faces (1975), which he won with his impersonations of Stevie Wonder and Frank Spencer.

Henry's comedic talent and early success earned him his own comedy sketch show, aptly named The Lenny Henry Show, which aired between 1984 and 2005 on BBC One.

Aside from his professional career, Henry has also been recognised as an outstanding provider of charity services.

He was knighted by the Queen in 2015, making his full name Sir Lenworth George Henry CBE.

Now 63 years old, Lenny Henry shows no signs of slowing down.

The star has been confirmed for Amazon Prime’s The Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power which takes inspiration from J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Silmarillion (1977).

Henry is expected to play Sadoc Burrows, a hobbit in the Harfoot family from the Second Age of Tolkien’s Middle Earth.

He has also recently received an honorary degree from the University of Oxford for his dedication to entertainment and improving the lives of others around the world.

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Topics: Lord Of The Rings, Celebrity Net Worth