MATT Lucas is one of Britain's best-loved comedians as well as a familiar face hosting The Great British Bake Off on Channel 4.
He has had a career spanning decades alongside comedic partner David Walliams as well as a career by himself.
Who is Matt Lucas?
Matt Lucas, 48, is an English comedian, screenwriter, actor and singer from London.
He studied at the The Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School in Hertfordshire which was also attended by fellow comedians David Baddiel and Sacha Baron Cohen.
The star suffers from alopecia Universalis, the most severe form of alopecia that leads to total hair loss on the scalp and body – his late father also lost his hair at a young age, when he was 13.
Matt rose to fame in the 90s as the scorekeeping baby George Dawes in the comedy panel game Shooting Stars.
What has the Little Britain actor starred in?
Matt is best known for his work with David Walliams on the TV show Little Britain (2003-2007) in which he played various characters including the truant and single teen mum Vicky Pollard.
With David, he has also starred in the sitcom Come Fly With Me which was set in an airport.
He has been in many big blockbuster films including playing both Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee in Tim Burton's Alice In Wonderland and its sequel, Alice Through The Looking Glass.
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In the US comedy Bridesmaids, Matt played Rebel Wilson's flatmate Gil – the pair struck up a good friendship and went on to be housemates in real life.
Matt also played Mr Toad in a BBC adaptation of The Wind In The Willows and Nardole in the tenth series of Doctor Who, along with voicing roles in Sherlock Gnomes, Missing Link and The Queen's Corgi.
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What is Matt Lucas' net worth?
Matt has a reported net worth of £13 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
This has been achieved through his wide range of TV and film roles.
He has also starred on the West End stage in Taboo and Les Misérables and the comedy play Prick Up Your ears.
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Does Matt Lucas have a partner?
The Little Britain star was formerly in a civil partnership with Kevin McGee before splitting in 2008.
Tragically, McGee took his own life the following year.
But despite a number of rumoured lovers and even using dating apps, Lucas is thought to be currently single.
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