Shane Richie Biography
Shane Richie born Shane Patrick Paul Roche is an English actor, comedian, television presenter, and singer. He gained fame after being featured as Alfie Moon in the BBC One soap opera EastEnders (appearing 2002–2005, 2010–2016, 2018–2019, 2022–present) and then in its spin-off RTÉ Drama Redwater in 2017. In 2020, he appeared on the twentieth series of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here and finished in fourth place.
Shane Richie Age
Shane Patrick Paul Roche is 59 years old as of 2023. He was born on March 11th, 1964 in Harlesden, London, England. She also celebrates her birthday on March 11th every year. Moreover, his birth sign is Pisces.
Shane Richie Height
Richie measures an average standing height of 6 feet 1 inch tall which is equivalent to 1.85 meters tall. He also weighs 70 kilograms which is equivalent to 170 lbs. Moreover, he has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes.
Facts About Shane Richie
- Full Name: Shane Patrick Paul Roche
- Popular As: Shane Richie
- Occupation: Actor, Comedian, Television Presenter, and Singer
- Age: 59 years old as of 2023
- Birthday: March 11th
- Height: 6 feet 1 inch
- Weight: 70 kilograms
- Parents: Not Known
- Siblings: Not Known
- Wife: Not Known
- Children: Not Available
- Net Worth:$1 million– $5 million
Shane Richie Parents and Siblings
Shane was born and raised in Harlesden, London. He maintains a low profile about his personal life. As such, there is no known information about his parents or his siblings. This information is nonetheless currently under review and will be updated as soon as it has been made publicly available.
Shane Richie Wife and Children
He was married to British TV show host Coleen Nolan from 1990 to 1999. In 2007, he married Christie Goddard. He has three sons, Jake, Mackenzie, and Shane Jr., and two daughters, Lolita and Romani.
Shane Richie Education
He attended Willesden High School.However, details pertaining to his higher educational background is yet to be made available. This information is nonetheless currently under review and will be updated as soon as it has been made publicly available.
Shane Richie Career
He was a member of a youth theatre as a child, and began his professional career in adolescence as a bluecoat entertainer at a Pontins holiday camp Little Canada, on the Isle of Wight. He progressed to the live stand up circuit – receiving a nomination for best new stand-up at the inaugural British Comedy Awards.
In 1989, Richie made nightly appearances for Sky TV’s chat show series Jameson Tonight, which was hosted by Derek Jameson and Richie and recorded at the Windmill Theatre, London. In 1990, Richie made his first terrestrial television appearances as one of the comics on the BBC One sketch show Up to Something! with Suzy Aitchison, David Schneider, Frances Dodge, Mike Hayley, and Lewis MacLeod; however, the show was axed after one series. Richie was one of five comics along with Maddi Cryer, Annette Law, George Marshall, and Billy Pearce.
Richie later branched out into hosting game shows after proving successful as host of the kids’ quiz show Run the Risk, which was played during the BBC Saturday morning show Going Live! He moved into mainstream presenting with Caught in the Act, Win, Lose or Draw, The Shane Richie Experience (later revamped as Love Me Do), and Lucky Numbers. He also replaced Danny Baker in the ‘doorstep challenge’ TV ads for Daz detergent; he had previously replaced Baker as host of Win, Lose or Draw. In the 2012 Christmas episode of The Sarah Millican Television Programme, Richie said that Daz gave him so much money for doing the adverts that he would have “snorted the stuff” if they had asked him.
Following initial success as a stage and screen performer, he became best known for his portrayal of the character Alfie Moon in the BBC One soap opera EastEnders (appearing 2002–2005, 2010–2016, 2018–2019, 2022–present) and then in its spin-off RTÉ Drama Redwater in 2017. In 2020, he appeared on the twentieth series of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here and finished in fourth place.
Richie has presented a number of BBC game shows including Reflex, Win Your Wish List and Decimate.
He also regularly appears in pantomime and in the last few years has starred as Robin Hood. He first took the role appearing at the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton in 2016, then repeated it again in 2017 at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking. He then reprised the role once again in 2018 at the Milton Keynes Theatre. In 2019 he starred alongside Jennie Dale as the title character in Dick Whittington at the Bristol Hippodrome in Bristol.
Musicals and Music Career
Richie has had success in musicals, appearing in such musicals as Boogie Nights and the 1993 London revival production of Grease. He released two albums, The Album in 1997 and Once Around the Sun in 2000 to limited commercial response, and had a number 2 hit in the UK Singles Chart in 2003, with his Children in Need cover version of Wham!’s “I’m Your Man”.
Over Christmas 2005, Richie appeared in a touring run of Scrooge: The Musical. In 2009, Richie was reportedly scheduled as the opening act for Michael Jackson’s concerts at The O2 Arena. The concerts were canceled following Jackson’s death.
During Christmas 2009, 2013, and 2014, Richie appeared as Aladdin, Buttons, and Dick Whittington, in the pantomimes Aladdin, Cinderella and Dick Whittington at the Wycombe Swan Theatre in High Wycombe. In 2017, Richie signed with East West Records and released his debut country music album, A Country Soul on 10 November 2017, which featured songs co-written by his son, Rixton member Jake Roche.
Shane Richie Net Worth and Salary
Shane’s has an estimated net worth of $1 million-$5 million. He has earned her net worth from his career as a journalist.