Facts of Paul Sinha
|Full Name||Paul Sinha|
|Birth Name||Supriya Kumar Sinha|
|Profession||Comedian and Quizzer|
|Awards||Best Club Comedian,British Quizzing Champion|
|Education||Dulwich College and St George's Hospital Medical School|
|Date of Birth||May 28,1970|
Paul Sinha is a comedian and broadcaster who is also a well-trained doctor, famous for appearing in the game show, The Chase (2011), as a quizzer. With several years of a successful career in comedy, he has worked in every major comedy clubs and performed in around 20 countries. For his performance, he won Best Club Comedian in 2014.
From his multiple careers, he has been able to accumulate around $5 million net worth as of 2020.
How Paul Sinha Accumulated His Million Dollar Fortune?
Paul has been involved in the Hollywood industry for more than 25 years since 1996. While he was working in the hospital, Sinha started performing as a standup comedian.
After a few years in 1999, he participated in the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year and came in third place.
His career took a breakthrough after the release of his new Edinburgh show, Saint or Sinha?. For the performance, he was nominated in 2006, If.comeddie.
In 2013, he performed on the show The Alternative Comedy Experience. Additionally, he also participated as the contestant in comedy game show Taskmaster in 2019 in its 8th series.
Here is the list of his touring Edinburgh Festival Fringe shows.
- Aspects of Love, Actually
- Saint or Sinha?
- King of the World
- 39 Years of Solitude
- Extreme Anti-White Vitriol
- Looking at the Stars
- Postcards from the Z List
- Shout Out To My Ex
- The Two Ages of Man
Paul also has a radio hosting career on channel BBC Radio 4. Some of his famous shows are The Now Show, The News Quiz, 28 Acts in 28 Minutes, Just a Minute, Shappi Talk.
Sinha was also the presenter of his own Radio 4 program, Paul Sinha's Quiz, that aired in 2011 March. In this show, he explored the competitive quizzing world.
The same year in 2011, July 14, Sinha's second documentary, The Sinha Test, was aired. Exactly a year after, The Sinha Games on the BBC Radio 4 was released. The show talked about Sinha's experience in London and the Olympic games.
Around the ending months of 2014, Paul wrote and released his very first series, Paul Sinha's History Revision on Radio 4. Likewise, in May 2016, he returned with another series that won the Rose d'Or for Radio Comedy.
Paul Sinha first appeared on The Weakest Link but was soon voted off. Similarly, following this appearance, he appeared on University Challenge: The Professionals, Are You an Egghead? Mastermind, and Brain of Britain.
On May 30, 2017, Sinha ranked 7th in the National Quiz Rankings while in the 2018 World Quizzing Championship, he placed 11th. For his recent wins, he was ranked number 1 in British Quizzing in September 2019.
He is also famous for his appearance in the ITV quiz series, The Chase, in 2011, where he was able to make it to the 4th position. In the show, he was known with the nicknames The Sinnerman, Sarcasm in a Suit, and The Smiling Assassin.
Awards And Achievements
- Third Place in Hackney Empire New Act of the Year in 1999
- Rose D'Or winner (2016)
- British Quizzing Champion (2019)
Openly Gay: His Relationship Status
The 49 years old, Paul Sinha came out as gay in May 2017 when he shared about his past relationship with a male guy.
On a quiz show on ITV in May 2017, the host asked the comedian about Mario Kart, which he didn't know about. But, after he found out what it was, he revealed that his ex-partner used to play Mario Kart, but he never paid attention to "him."
After two months, he said that he was in an open relationship and was going happy with his partner; however, they broke up due to some personal issues. Also, he was surprised as he never preferred to hide his relationship and used to think everyone knew about his sexuality.
Married To Longtime Partner Oliver
Paul Sinha shared the wedding vows with longtime partner Oliver in December 2019 after eleven months of engagement. Paul officiated the news of their big day through his blog, where he has revealed that they tied the knot in front of 38 guests in the registry office. Later on, they called 300 guests at their wedding reception.
As per the report, the pair have been dating since 2016. While talking about their relationship, Paul said that they are one of the powerful couples in the world.
Diagnosis Of Parkinson’s Disease
In June 2019, the reality star disclosed that he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. In the post, he updated his health issue and also shared that he will fight it.
In the blog, he wrote,
On the evening of Thursday May 30th, an experienced consultant neurologist calmly informed me that I had Parkinson's disease.
Supriya Kumar Sinha, who is famous for the name Paul Sinha was born on May 28, 1970, in Luton, Bedfordshire, England. He is also known as The Sinnerman.
Regarding education, he went to Dulwich College and St George's Hospital Medical School.