Is Mike Yarwood married? Yes, he was. As of now, he is already divorced from his wife named Sandra Burville. The couple separated in 1995 after remaining in the conjugal life for 16 years. His wife Burville used to work as a dancer. There are multiple reasons behind the divorce of them which mainly includes the declining career of Yarwood, his alcohol addiction and depression. Yarwood is blessed with two daughters named Charlotte and Clare Yarwood. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Mike Yarwood:
Who is Mike Yarwood?
Born as Michael Edward Yarwood, he landed the planet on 14 June 1941, which makes his age be 79 years old as of 2020. He is an English actor, comedian and impressionist who appeared into the limelight after being regularly appearing on the television screens from the 1960s to 1980s. He is one of the most rated entertainers form British but now isn’t as active as he was earlier. Because of his absence in the industry these days, people are searching to know “is he still alive?” on the internet.
Early Life and Education
The British actor was born in 194 1 and his place of birth is in Bredbury, Cheshire. He is the son to mother Bridget Yarwood. He grew up in his hometown where he was an active child with a deep interest in sports. He used to play football and was nearly about to become a professional footballer. After leaving school, Yarwood started working at a garment warehouse as a messenger and later was responsible for working as a salesman. Gaining experience over there, he later joined a local club named Stockport County where he served as a director.
Career and Professional Life
The entertainment industry wasn’t his first profession as he used to serve at a garment warehouse as a salesman. Regarding his acting profession, he initially appeared on British television in the 1960s. He became popular for his own prominent shows which were commercially successful. It is an interesting record that over 18 million people watched his BBC television shows which jaw-dropping number, considering that time. Most of the shows of Yarwood were based on comic sketches and some musicians as a guest.
He is mostly remembered for his incredible appearance and contribution to “Yarwood’s in Town”, “The Mike Yarwood Show” and so on. He was one of the most rated television entertainers from the 1960s to 1980s but his career started declining after the 1980s. Most of his popular subjects either died or retired from their profession for which Yarwood was unable to replace with new prominent figures. His show on Thames TV was last aired in 1987 and was canceled. After that, Yarwood started focusing on stage work and continued his effort to resurrect his television career but was unable to do so. In November 1995, he was seen in the satirical show entitled Have I Got News for You. He also played the character of Prime Minister John Major in the mid-1990s. According to some reports, the stage fright and alcoholism are the key roots for his declining career.
Mike Yarwood was earlier married to Sandra Burville but couldn’t save his married life. He became a failure both in his personal life and professional life and the main reason in alcoholism. Because of that, he was banned from driving for two years and was also fined £200 for the drink-drive limit. Depression is another major cause for his failure. Yarwood is still alive and currently lives in Weybridge, Surrey alone.
Mike Yarwood’s Daughters
Mike Yarwood is the father of two daughters. His elder one named Charlotte was born on 19th October 1970, whereas the younger one named Clare was born on 29th November 1972. Claire is running a company Yarwood-White and is a jewelry designer by profession. In addition to that, Claire has also written a book about jewelry named Bridal Jewellery.
Yarwood has an average height standing at 5 feet and 8½ inches. During the 1060s to 1980s, he used to hold a healthy appearance with an impressive personality. He got a heart attack on 3 July 1990 when he was at his own home. This made him quit alcohol and is said to be teetotal since then. Because of all the wrong things going in his life, he fell into depression for which he went through the treatment at the Priory Clinic in Roehampton in October 1999.
Salary and Net worth
Mike Yarwood has an estimated net worth of 1 million USD which is not a verified fact. It seems like; he is totally retired from his acting profession. He has also been involved in writing and has published books like “And this is Me!”, “Family Joke Book” and so on.
Wiki and Facts
One can explore Yarwood’s bio on most of the demanded wiki sites including Wikipedia. We did our best but became unable to explore his social accounts like Twitter and Instagram.