How much is Bake Off host Noel Fielding paid, is Lliana Bird his wife and what’s their baby’s name?

How much is Bake Off host Noel Fielding paid, is Lliana Bird his wife and what’s their baby’s name?

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NOEL Fielding is bringing the ever-so-funny witty comments back, along with his funny one-liners and comical antics in the latest series of Bake Off.

Over time he has become a firm favourite with fans of the popular show and the 2019 series is no exception. Let’s get the lowdown on the father-of-one…

Sandi Toksvig lines up alonside Noel Felding, Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood
Noel Fielding lines up alongside Sandi Toksvig, Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood
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How much does Noel Fielding get paid for The Great British Bake Off?

The Sun previously revealed the comic earns £200,000 a series.

He once admitted to squandering his financial success when he was on hit series The Mighty Boosh.

Noel is believed to make the same amount of money as judge Prue Leith, however, her exact salary is unknown.

Meanwhile, Paul Hollywood is said to earn a cool £400,000 a series, after getting less than £100,000 a year at the BBC.

Noel Fielding swapped stand-up for cooking commentary on the popular baking show
Noel Fielding swapped stand-up for cooking commentary on the popular baking show
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When is The Great British Bake Off 2019 on TV?

The Great British Bake Off 2019 will returned Tuesday 27th August at 8pm on Channel 4.

The show will run for a total of 10 consecutive weeks.

The final is likely to be on November 5, 2019 – but this is still to be confirmed.

If you miss the episode you can catch it on Channel 4+1 or the All 4.

The Mighty Boosh was Noel Fielding’s first major TV break

What other TV shows has Noel Fielding appeared in?

As well as working with Richard Ayoade in The Mighty Boosh, the pair both starred in The IT Crowd.

The popular comic is also known for his work on TV panel shows.

He was a permanent team captain on Never Mind the Buzzcocks and has made regular appearances on QI, Taskmaster and The Big Fat Quiz of Everything.

The comic is known for his kooky and witty comments on TV panel shows
The comic is known for his kooky and witty comments on TV panel shows

Is Noel Fielding married to Lliana Bird?

Noel has been dating his long-term girlfriend Lliana Bird since 2010, however, they are not thought to be married.

The couple live together in London with their daughter, Dali. who was born in April, 2018.

Lliana is a 37-year-old writer, actress and radio presenter who hosts a Sunday night show on Radio X.

She has starred in various theatre shows, has her own production company called Bird & Be, and has appeared as a guest commentator on Sky News and BBC Breakfast.

Lliana’s social media details are as follows: Twitter – @LlianaBird and Instagram – @llianabird

Noel and Lliana welcomed their first child in 2018
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Noel and Lliana welcomed their first child in 2018[/caption]

What is Noel Fielding’s daughter called?

In early March 2018, The Sun exclusively revealed Noel and Lliana were expecting their first child together.

They welcomed their newborn, called Dali, in April 2018, who is believed to be named after Noel’s favourite artist, the surrealist painter, Salvador Dali.

A source said: “Noel thought the name was a perfect fit. Salvador has played a big part in his life, so it’s no surprise to his friends he’s named a baby after him.

“It’s a cute name and really suits the tot.”

Speaking about his daughter on The Jonathan Ross Show in 2018, the presenter said: “I don’t know how that happened, look at my pointy visage. She is very beautiful and she blows my mind about a hundred times a day.

“It’s a new level of tiredness that I’ve never experienced. I’ve done a lot of all-nighters in my life. In a way I’ve been in training for this moment all my life.”

How did Noel Fielding become famous?

Following his initial TV success, Noel Fielding teamed up with Julian Barratt to create, write and star in their own show.

Just like in his stand-up routines, Noel played a whole host of different characters in the surreal comedy The Mighty Boosh.

Some of his humorous alter-egos were flamboyant zookeeper Vince Noir, a cockney hitch-hiker called The Hitcher and hermaphroditic merman Old Gregg.

The series also featured a number of famous faces, including Matt Berry and Richard Ayoade.

It aired from 2003-2007 and scooped Shockwaves NME best TV Award three times.

Following the success of The Mighty Boosh, Noel took his series to radio.

He’s also appeared on BBC Radio 2 broadcasts, including The Russell Brand Show and Vic Reeves’ House Arrest.

Fans will know that Noel is partial to a bit of singing in his shows, which is probably why he’s featured in a variety of music videos.

He can be spotted in the videos for Kasabian’s Vlad the Impaler and Razorlight’s In The Morning.

Fielding’s repertoire does not end there, as he is also a keen artist.

The comedian has held a number of different exhibitions, including The Jelly Fox, a video installation that was shown at the Saatchi Gallery in 2012.

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