About Ricky Gervais
Ricky Gervais net worth has been announced to be 80 million dollars. Ricky Gervais whose full name is Ricky Dene Gervais was born in Britain and to the public he is known as a very successful actor, comedian, movie maker and a writer. Ricky Gervais was born in 1961 in a town called Reading, which is situated in the region of England. Ricky Gervais was a student in the University College London, where he studied philosophy.
However, after finishing the university, Ricky Gervais had no idea what to do for a living and decided to form a music band which was entitled “Seona Dancing”. One of the most interesting facts from that band is that they were barely known in the United States and did not receive much success and recognition. However, they released a hit single, which gained a lot of popularity in Philippines. The sales of it set the base for the overall amount of Ricky Gervais net worth. Moreover, Ricky Gervais started working in jobs relating to music and media. The star knew what this meant – he soon after became involved into cinema and entertainment business.
Ricky Gervais first started appearing in the show called “The 11 o’clock Show” which was broadcasted on the Channel 4. However, the show which made him popular was his idea to create “The Office”, which gained major success and recognition all around the world. It also added millions of dollars to the total amount of Ricky Gervais net worth. The show also gained major success from the television critics, who had mostly positive comments about it. The show also was aired on the American television. Furthermore, Ricky Gervais decided to quit the show and he started his own project – a new television show “Extras”.
However, the show was not as successful and popular as “The Office” but it also was positively accepted by the audience and critics. By that time, Ricky Gervais realized that he is on his strike to reach success and his next step was big screen, which also involved movie making. He starred in a lot of movies including “Ghost Town” and “Night at the Museum”. The appearance in the movies increased Ricky Gervais net worth. In addition, Ricky Gervais also contributed to the making of the movie called “The Invention of Lying”. He was chosen to be a co-director of it. Moreover, in 2010 he was selected to host the award ceremony of Golden Globes, which added to his overall popularity.