The quiet life of Bake Off star Noel Fielding in Deal, his artistic passions and his screen career
Noel Fielding is one of the most unique faces in British television, with an impressive career spanning a number of genres. Many will know him for his work on the cult comedy series ‘The Mighty Boosh’, centered around surreal and abstract comedy, as well as his appearances on other massively successful series such as ‘The IT Crowd’, ‘QI’ and “Task Master”.
Since 2017 he has been celebrated for his presenting skills on the iconic ‘Great British Bake Off’ alongside fellow TV legends Matt Lucas, Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith. Between his colorful sense of style and laid-back nature, he’s become a fan favorite wherever he appears.
Interestingly, her addition to the show wasn’t her first venture into the world of baking. Noel revealed to The Guardian that at the age of 14 his first job was in a pastry shop – but he was fired on the first day.
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The Westminster-born celeb has had a variety of jobs in her time and it’s fair to say that it has paid off. The comedian, actor, presenter, musician and entertainer has played it all, racking up a net worth of $6million (£4,370,670) according to Celebrity Net Worth.
What many may not know, however, is that the Westminster-born comedian has deep-rooted ties to Kent. The TV personality is said to own a home in OK after being spotted in the area in 2018.
He has been seen around the city many times and even held an exhibition of Halloween-themed paintings at the Don’t Walk Walk gallery in 2019. A talented artist, Noel frequented what is now known as Buckinghamshire New University to study graphic design. and advertising.
The ‘Nevermind The Buzzcocks’ star has continued to explore his artistic side which he regularly promotes online. The bright artwork is eye-catching and has been featured in numerous exhibitions in London.
The art isn’t the only thing the comic has shown in the Garden of England, however. At the start of Noel and co-creator Juliann Barrat bringing “The Mighty Boosh” to the public, the troupe performed the comedy show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 1998 and won the Perrier Award for Best Newcomer.
In 2001 he was commissioned for a Radio 4 series ahead of a 20-episode TV show on BBC Three which aired from 2004 to 2007. The Booshes even held their own festival at Hop Farm Beltring, Kent in 2008.
He is also known to be a fan of Taphouse at Deal, a coastal town “beer café” specializing in non-alcoholic alternatives. This original establishment is full of artwork and colorful decorations, very much in the style of Christmas.
However, his main residence is in Highgate, London, with radio partner DJ Lliana Bird and their two children, Dali and Iggy, but the couple prefer to keep their lives private, rarely sharing snaps.
Eagle-eyed fans will often spot their Highgate home in the background of Christmas art photos.
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