Is Paul Sinha married? No, he isn’t. However, he has revealed his engagement with a partner named Oliver. Regarding his sexual orientation, Paul is said to be gay. Popular as a stand-up comedian, he often talks about his marriage in a comedy way. His Twitter profile is filled with married and wife jokes and often makes his followers confused.
He has stated that his parents would continue their celebration if he tied his knot with an Indian princess but unfortunately, he is interested in male rather than female. Paul is currently engaged to his mysterious boyfriend which he revealed from his Twitter account. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Sinha:
Who is Paul Sinha?
Born as Supriya Kumar Sinha, he is popular by the name ‘Paul Sinha’. By profession, he is a comedian, quizmaster, broadcaster and a doctor. Regarding Paul Sinha’s nationality and ethnicity, he is British by nationality and is of Bengali descent. He is best known for appearing in the popular ITV game show The Chase as the chaser alongside Mark Labbett, Shaun Wallace, Anne Hegerty and Jenny Ryan. According to his biography, he was born on 28 May 1970, which makes Paul’s age be 50 years old now as of 2020.
Early Life and Education
Supriya Kumar Sinha was born in 1970 and his place of birth is in Luton, Bedfordshire, England. He has kept the identity off of his parents on social media but has been frequently mentioning them on his tweets mostly in a joking manner.
Regarding his education and academic achievements, Paul went to Southwark based Dulwich College and for completing his medical study he was enrolled at St George’s Hospital Medical School. Qualifying in the 1990s, he was a former general practitioner. Previously, he set a dream of having a career in the medical field but later diverted his mind towards the stage. He was passionate about comedy from an early age and later became the co-editor of the medical school newsletter.
Career and Professional Life
He started his working life as a junior gynecologist in London and then diverted his interest in performing stand-up. He is the only stand-up comedian as the world’s only gay Anglo-Bengali GP. He went to the annual national competition for comedy named Hackney Empire New Act of the Year in 1999 and secured the third position. He made a big breakthrough from his second solo Edinburgh show, Saint or Sinha? This made him receive the nomination for if.comeddie in 2006.
In addition to that, Paul has also performed on BBC Radio 4 contributing to multiple shows like The News Quiz, Loose Ends, The Now Show, Shappi Talk, 28 Acts in 28 Minutes and Just a Minute. He has also appeared on Radio 5 Live because he is deeply interested in sports like football and cricket. He has earned the Champion of Champions finale twice on sports show Fighting Talk. Further, he has made his guest appearance on weekly radio magazine series named Midweek, radio magazine program Woman’s Hour and Broadcasting House. Paul has also served the early evening news and current affairs program named PM.
Sinha was the talk of the town when he appeared as the presenter for his own Radio 4 program named Paul Sinha’s Quiz Culture. From the show, he helped to explore the world of competitive quizzing. On 14 July 2011, his second documentary was broadcasted which was entitled The Sinha Test. The following year, he became the presenter of the program named The Sinha Games on BBC Radio 4 in July 2012.
Paul was voted off fourth on The Weakest Link and has also participated on University Challenge: The Professionals. He also competes BBC quiz show named Are You an Egghead? but unfortunately lost in the first round. He secured the fourth position in the BBC television game show named Mastermind and third position on the BBC radio general knowledge quiz show named Brain of Britain. As of 30 May 2017, Paul received the 7th ranking in the National Quiz Rankings. For the 2018 World Quizzing Championships, he received the 11th position. He also became the part of the Gray Monks in the London based QLL.
Sinha became more popular after joining the ITV quiz series The Chase where he made his appearance as the fourth chaser in 2011. In the show, he has gained the nicknames like The Sinnerman, Sarcasm in a Suit and The Smiling Assassin. On 8 September 2011, his first episode was aired.
Paul Sinha isn’t married yet and is openly gay. He made the official announcement regarding his sexuality on The Chase in May 2017. Regarding his birth name ‘Supriya Kumar’, he must be from the Hinduism family background. Talking about his love life, he is engaged to a partner of his kind but hasn’t revealed his identity. Hope, the gay couple is having a wonderful time together and soon might reveal their wedding plans.
According to Paul Sinha’s wiki, he stands at the height of 5 feet and 8 inches (173 cm). He is a medical doctor as well and therefore knows the importance of diet, nutritional and workout plans. One of his tweets made on 11 March 2018, Paul stated that he has gone through weight loss and was able to reduce 14 pounds of his weight. Further, he made a comedy tweets by adding that after losing one more stone, he would have to get invited to gay awards night.
Salary and Net worth
British comedian Paul Sinha has an estimated net worth of 2 million USD. He is a stand-up comedian, doctor and a broadcaster. He has been able to retain a number of nominations and has a huge number of fan-following. The progressive records of Paul’s career have made an assumption that his net worth would increase rapidly by the end of this year.
Wiki and Facts
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