Paul Sinha Wiki
Paul Sinha Bio
|Supriya Kumar “Paul” Sinha was born on 28th May 1970. He is a British comedian, broadcaster, quiz player, and doctor of Bengali descent. Sinha is one of the Chasers on the ITV game show The Chase.|
|Paul Sinha age||
He was born on 28th May 1970Luton, Bedfordshire, England
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|Education||St George’s, University of London|
|Occupation||Broadcaster, Comedian, Doctor|
|Paul Sinha Net Worth||He has an Estimated Net Worth of $ 1.2 Million as of 2018|
Paul Sinha Early Life and Education
Paul Sinha went to school at Dulwich College and St George’s Hospital Medical School. He is a general practitioner, having acquired the qualifications in the 1990s. While at medical school he developed a taste for the stage in St George’s annual review and refined his comedy as co-editor of the medical school newsletter, popularly known as the Slag Mag.
Paul Sinha Stand-up comedy
Sinha began performing stand-up while working as a junior gynaecologist in hospitals in London and King’s Lynn. His early lines of comedy drew on his sexuality and Indian ethnicity, with heavy use of puns. Sinha is the world’s only gay Anglo-Bengali GP turned stand up comedian. In 1999, he came third in the final of the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year.
After several years of combining touring with his nascent medical career, Sinha’s breakthrough came with his second solo Edinburgh show, “Saint or Sinha?” , which earned him an if.comeddie nomination in 2006.
Edinburgh Festival Fringe shows
- Aspects of Love, Actually (2004)
- Saint or Sinha? (if.comeddie award nomination) (2006)
- King of the World (2007)
- 39 Years of Solitude (2009)
- Extreme Anti-White Vitriol (2010)
- Looking at the Stars (2011)
- Postcards from the Z List (2015)
- Shout Out To My Ex (2017)
- The Two Ages of Man (2018)
Paul Sinha Radio Shows
Sinha has performed a lot of times on BBC Radio 4, on shows including The News Quiz, The Now Show, Loose Ends, 28 Acts in 28 Minutes, Shappi Talk and Just a Minute. Sinha identifies as a Liverpool F.C. supporter, and cricket fan which has led to appearances on Radio 5 Live, most notably on Fighting Talk where he has won the Champion of Champions finale twice. He has also appeared on Talksport radio station.
He has appeared as a guest on Midweek, Woman’s Hour, Broadcasting House and as a political pundit on PM.
Sinha presented his own Radio 4 programme in March 2011, Paul Sinha’s Quiz Culture, in which he explored the world of competitive quizzing. On 14th July 2012, His second documentary, The Sinha Test, aired and dwelled on examined patriotism and sporting allegiance. In July 2012, he presented a programme called The Sinha Games on BBC Radio 4 about the Olympic Games and his experience as a Londoner.
In December 2014, Sinha wrote and performed his first series on Radio 4, Paul Sinha’s History Revision followed by a second series followed in May 2016, which won him the Rose d’Or for Radio Comedy.
Paul Sinha Quizzing
Sinha has appeared on The Weakest Link (where he was voted off 4th), He managed appearances on University Challenge: The Professionals (lost), Are You an Egghead? (lost in first round), Mastermind (4th) and Brain of Britain (3rd). Sinha is currently ranked 7th in the National Quiz Rankings (as of 30 May 2017), and placed 11th in the 2018 World Quizzing Championships.
Sinha also plays in the Quiz League of London for the Gray Monks.
Paul Sinha The Chase
Sinha joined the ITV quiz series The Chase as the fourth “Chaser”, with the nicknames “The Sinnerman”, “The Smiling Assassin” and “Sarcasm in a Suit” in 2011,
The first episode of his appearance was broadcast in the fourth series on 8th September 2011. In a 2016 episode, he went through the whole show without getting a question wrong. Sinha also appears in celebrity and family editions of the show.
Sinha has been quoted saying that he is more known overseas (such as in New Zealand) than in Britain, where The Chase is screened at 5 pm before people are home from work.
Paul Sinha Gay
In May 2017, Sinha revealed on The Chase that he is openly gay, though he has often discussed his sexuality in his comedy shows.
Paul Sinha Boyfriend, Engaged
Paul Sinha is engaged after he proposed to his boyfriend.
The 48-year-old took to Twitter to tell his more than 97K followers: “I proposed today. He said yes. The tweet has since been deleted.
In July 2017, Paul told GuysLikeU: “I am happy with a boyfriend.