Bolton-born comic Peter Kay is laughing all the way in which to the financial institution, because the Automobile Share star sees his firm file some spectacular income
Peter Kay ’s wealth has soared to £35million regardless of the comedian barely working since 2017.
Accounts present the Phoenix Nights star banked £2.7m greater than final yr – the identical as £7,400 in every day pay.
Kay’s performing arts agency Hussein Merchants Ltd, filed at Firms Home this week, reported the comedian has funds value £10,173,706. This contains £941,713 money within the financial institution, in comparison with £151,047 in 2020.
The accounts additionally reveal investments value £22,263,991.
Kay, 48, makes use of the corporate for cash generated for his stand-up, TV exhibits and biographies. His agency Good Evening Vienna Productions Ltd, which he runs with spouse Susan, has funds value £24,889,360 –together with £12,295,715 in money.
The Bolton star took a showbiz break in 2017 after he cancelled his UK tour resulting from “unexpected household circumstances”.
He returned the next yr with the finale of his BBC1 present Automobile Share.
After a number of years away, followers gave Kay a standing ovation at two charity Q&As on the Manchester Apollo in August.
Final week, he was seen in a uncommon snap as he beamed alongside broadcasters Bob Harris and Danny Baker earlier than their Backstage Move present in Salford.
The comic not too long ago revealed he was recording the audiobook for his autobiography The Sound Of Laughter – 15 years after it was revealed.
Kay admitted he had missed writing and was impressed to put in writing a 3rd guide.
He added: “I had the thought about 10 years in the past. All about working in TV.”