Craig Ferguson is a television host, actor, comedian, and author based in America. He is popularly known for his hosting skills in the late-night show named The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. For his outstanding late-night show in 2009, he won Peabody Award. He also hosted the game show named Celebrity Name Game, for which he has earned Daytime Emmy Awards. Ferguson released a web show named Couple Thinkers along with his wife.
Ferguson moved to the US for his role in The Drew Carey Show. He wrote some books, which are Riding the Elephant: A Memoir of Altercations, Hallucinations, Humiliations and Observations and American on Purpose and Between the Bridge and the River. Not only books, but he has also written three films and also directed them, which are Winnie the Pooh, Brave, and How to Train Your Dragon.
Ferguson was born in 1962 on 17th May in Stobhill Hospital of Glasgow. He is the son of Janet Ferguson and Robert Ferguson. He moved along with his family to Cumbernauld from their flat in Springburn. He grew up in a Development Corporation house where he was chubby and also bullied. Ferguson completed his studies at Muirfield Primary School and then joined Cumbernauld High School.At the age of 16, he left his high school and started an apprenticeship to become a technician at the local factory of Burroughs Corporation.
At the age of 13, he made his first visit to the US to his uncle, who lived near New York City. He started working at a construction site in Harlem in 1983.
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He started his career in the entertainment industry and started as a drummer in bands like Exposure and Night Creatures. He worked as a musician and performed for Nico, and toured Scotland. Ferguson got the opportunity to appear on television shows, including One Foot in the Grave, Red Dwarf, and more. He also found success in the music industry and has done shows with many popular bands. He appeared for The Rocky Horror Show, Bad Boy Jonny, the Prophets of Doom, and more.
Ferguson is the biggest fan of a football team named Patrick Thistle F.C. and a fan of a television show named Doctor Who. He had the certificate of FAA private pilot in 2009. He is a vegan and staying vegan for around three years. He was once addicted to alcohol but had stayed sober since 1992. He is a fan of comedy stars, and the stars that influence him include David Letterman, The Three Stooges, Monty Python, Laurel and Hardy, and Marx Brothers.
He has married three times and got divorced twice. He first married Anne Hogarth in 1983, and they lived in New York. He then married Sascha Corwin and later married Megan Wallace Cunningham.
This Scottish-born comedian, author, producer, voice actor, and writer based in American is approximately $30 million. The salary of this talented actor is around $8.5 million.