James Acaster, 36, grew up in Kettering, Northamptonshire, working in a pub kitchen and drumming in a series of bands before turning to comedy.
He began performing stand-up in 2008 and made his Edinburgh Fringe debut a year later.
James quickly became one of the festival’s most critically-acclaimed and respected acts, earning a record five consecutive Edinburgh Comedy Award nominations.
Is James Acaster single?
It’s believed that James Acaster is currently single.
When did James Acaster date Rose Matefeo?
New Zealander Rose Matafeo, who is also a comedian and actress, was with James from 2015 until the end of 2016.
The Guardian reported that she moved to London in 2015 to be with her then-boyfriend, James.
Rose has been working the comedy circuits for years now.
Who else has he dated?
James Acaster revealed in 2019 that his girlfriend dumped him for Mr Bean — and he found out only in The Sun on Sunday.
The Mock The Week star said actress Louise Ford grew distant after she started a stage play with Rowan Atkinson.
Talking about it for the first time, 34-year-old James said: “I got left for Mr Bean.
James and Louise had been an item for two years and were living together in London when she starred alongside Rowan in Quartermaine’s Terms in the West End in 2013.
That year Rowan, who is worth about £70million, had left his make-up artist wife Sunetra Sastry after 24 years.
He and Louise moved in together the next year and in December 2017 Louise, who starred in royal spoof The Windsors as Kate Middleton, gave birth to his third child, Isla.
James Acaster Career
As his stand-up career has blossomed, James has popped up on many of the nation’s favourite panel and comedy, including the Jonathan Ross show on May 15, 2021.
These have ranged from extended appearances on Russell Howard’s Good News Extra and Live at the Apollo to slots on Have I Got News For You and 8 Out of 10 Cats, as well as Mock the Week.
In 2015, James also made an appearance as an actor on Josh Widdecombe’s BBC Three sitcom Josh, playing “Mike”.
The comic also joined the Taskmaster team with Rhod Gilbert and three other stars.
What is James Acaster’s Repertoire Netflix show?
On March 27, 2018, James released his own mini-series on Netflix, titled Repertoire.
It consisted of four hour-long stand-up shows: Recognise, Represent, and Reset, his three Edinburgh shows from 2014 to 2016, and a new show Recap.
They covered such diverse topics as bread research, James’s genius honey racket, fortune cookies and log flumes.