How old is Jonathan Ross, what is his net worth, who’s his wife Jane Goldman and how many children have they got?

JONATHAN Ross has interviewed the biggest names in the entertainment business and his chat shows have become an institution.

We look into what shows he has been on, how much he's worth and how many children he has – plus who can forget the Ross/Brand BBC incident…

Jonathan Ross, OBE was born November 17, 1960, and grew up in London.

He is a 57-year-old English television and radio presenter, film critic, actor and comedian.

Jonathan is best known for presenting the BBC1 chat show Friday Night with Jonathan Ross during the 2000s.

He has a showbiz family – his brothers are:

He was launched into the spotlight when he hosted The Last Resort with Jonathan Ross in 1987.

As well as Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, the star has headed up a number of successful shows, including his current series, ITV's The Jonathan Ross Show.

He took over from Barry Norman on the Film programme.

Jonathan has also featured on many quiz shows, including They Think It's All Over and Don't Ask Me, Ask Britain.

He has also featured heavily on Comic Relief, and hosted the British Comedy Awards.

Jonathan also featured in a number of commercials which range from Kellogg's Rice Krispies to The Sun.

He has also had his own show on Radio 2.

Jonathan has amassed a fortune during his time in the spotlight.

He is estimated to be worth £24million.

He has made his money through his TV and radio shows, as well as advertisement and appearances on various shows.

Following a guest appearance on BBC Radio 6's The Russell Brand Show broadcast on October 18, 2008, Jonathan was suspended for 12 weeks without pay by the BBC.

His suspension came after a series of lewd messages were left by him and Russell on the then 78-year-old Fawlty Towers actor Andrew Sachs' answerphone.

One message heard Jonathan saying, "He f***** your granddaughter" – regarding Russell having sex with  Sachs' granddaughter Georgina Baillie,

This caused a high number of complaints and resulted in Russell resigning, while Jonathan was suspended.

Jonathan married author, broadcaster and journalist Jane Goldman in 1988.

The couple have three children together named Betty Kitten, Honey Kinney and Harvey Kirby.


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