Shane Richie

Birth Day March 11th, 1964
Birth Place Kensington, London, England
Age 60 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Pisces

About Shane Richie

A British actor, comedian, television presenter, and singer Shane Richie is well recognized for his portrayal of the character Alfie Moon in the BBC One soap opera "EastEnders" between 2002 and 2005. And then again from 2010 until 2016 and then in its spin-off RTE "Drama Redwater" in 2017. He was acclaimed on "EastEnders" for bringing levity to a program considered overly depressing at times. He was picked for the role of Alfie for his familiarity with viewers from a series of television ads. In 1990, Richie made his first terrestrial television appearances as one of the comics on the BBC One sketch show "Up to Something!". He started his professional career at a very young age as a bluecoat entertainer at a Pontins Holiday Camp Little Canada, on the Isle Of Wight. As well, Richie is a patron of the UK's Huntington's Disease Association. He is also a patron of Shinfield Players Theatre, taking the role of Anton Rodgers who died in 2007. He has presented a number of BBC game shows including "Reflex", "Win Your Wish List" and "Decimate". Additionally, he has also won National Television Awards in 2005.

Famous For

  • Being a British actor, comedian, television presenter, and singer.
  • For his portrayal of the character Alfie Moon in the BBC One soap opera "EastEnders".

Shane Richie, a famous actor


Early Life of Shane Richie

On 11th March 1964, Shane Richie took birth with the real name or full name of Shane Patrick Paul Roche in Kensington, London, England to Irish parents. He holds a British nationality and British-white ethnicity. Analogously, he is from Christianity religion and his race is white. He happily celebrates his birthday on 11th March of every year and he had celebrated his birthday 56th birthday as of 2020 though as his birthdate, his star sign is Pisces. He is the son of Harry Roche (father) whereas his mother''s name is unknown. He attended Willesden High School and was a member of a youth theatre as a child.

Career of Shane Richie

Music Career

  • Shane Richie commenced his musical career by starring in such musicals as "Boogie Nights" and the 1993 London revival production of "Grease" though he launched two albums, "The Album" in 1997 and "Once Around the Sun" in 2000.
  • Then, he was seen in a touring run of "Scrooge: The Musical" over Christmas 2005 also starred in the pantomime "Cinderella" at the Wycombe Swan Theatre in High Wycombe as Buttons during Christmas 2013.
  • Richie signed with East West Records in 2017 and released his debut country music album, "A Country Soul" on 10th November 2017.

Television Career

  • Richie started a TV career hosting the game show "Lucky Numbers" and starred in "The Shane Richie Experience" in 1985.
  • After then, he starred in "Night and Day" as the villainous Danny Dexter from 2002-2003 as well as appeared in the comedy movie "Dead Clean" and then later "Distant Shadow".
  • As well, he was executive producer for the British film "Shoreditch", in which he also appeared in a lead role though he starred in ITV drama "The Good Samaritan", and "Father Frank" for BBC One in 2007 and in the second series of "Skins" on Channel 4 as Bruce Gelcart.
  • Richie starred in a revamp of the series "Minder" on Channel 5 in February 2009 as well as appeared in a one-off television drama called "Whatever It Takes" in the following year.
  • He filmed "Caravanning With Shane Richie" for Channel 5 in 2019, also it was announced that Richie would appear on the twentieth series of "I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here" in November 2020.
  • Besides, he joined the cast of "EastEnders" as Alfie Moon in 2002 but left the program on Christmas Day in 2005 whereas he announced on "The One Show" that his character Alfie Moon would return to "EastEnders" on 23rd July 2009.

Film Career

  • Richie produced and starred in the film "Shoreditch" in 2003 and played a rat named Sid in the Aardman Animation film "Flushed Away" in 2006.
  • He has recently been seen in the UK stage tour of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" as Randle McMurphy.
  • Furthermore, he starred in the hit musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre as retired drag queen Hugo Battersby/ Loco Chanelle in 2019 which was then announced that he would reprise the role for the 2020 UK tour.
  • Also, he has released his autobiography "Rags to Richie" in 2003.
  • Additionally, he can be seen in a British survival reality television show, "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!" as himself in 2020.

Personal Life of Shane Richie

Reflecting on Shane Richie's personal life, he is a married guy, He was married to Coleen Nolan in 1990, and together they had two sons, Shane Roche Jr. (born 1988) and Jake Roche (born 1992). The couple's relationship did not long last, they got divorced in 1999. Then, he tied a knot with Christie and their relationship is outstanding as of now. Although, the couple has three children they are considering adopting a baby after his "I'm A Celebrity" stint. Shane told The Sun: "We always talk about it, myself and Christie, and because she is fifteen years younger than me and she is only 41, so there is still time. We have been talking about having another baby and there is still time and she is always talking about wanting another kid (her own biological kid) and I know our daughters would love another brother or sister. But now we are talking about adopting and because we live in Surrey, the rules there are very different to when we lived in Bucks, which was a long time ago but am still up for it." Shane also said if adoption wasn't an option they might consider fostering when they were older. Furthermore, talking about His sexual orientation, he is straight.

Shane Richie with his wife, Christie

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Net Worth of Shane Richie

Moving towards Shane Richie's net worth, his worth is around £3.7million as of 2020 whereas he also earns a fine amount of salary too which is also in thousands of dollars per year. Like many people today, he's also superbly ambitious and continues to work even harder to reach his set objectives. He is among those few individuals that have such a wide range of experience and remains true to whatever he embarks on. In addition, his major source of income is from acting and television presenter career though he is sincere in his work. But, he is doing all the hard works in order to build a secure financial status for himself and his family.

Body Measurement of Shane Richie

Handsome and adaptable television presenter, actor as well as singer, Shane Richie stands at a perfect height of 6 ft 1 in (1.83 m) with a balanced weight of 70 kg (155 lbs). He has maintained his shape over the years with regular exercise it seems. Blessed with great height and physique, he still carries the aura to rock the shirtless avatar. He has made some loyal fans and admirers over the years. Ideal guy Shane has light brown hair and dark brown eyes color though his body build type is average.

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