Paul O’Grady Cause of Death, Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings, Wife, Children, Net Worth

Paul O'Grady
Paul O'Grady

Paul O’Grady was an English comedian, broadcaster, actor, writer and drag queen. He achieved notability in the London gay scene during the 1980s with his drag queen persona Lily Savage, through which he gained broader popularity in the 1990s.

Paul O’Grady was born Paul James O’Grady. on June 14, 1955, in Birkenhead, Merseyside, England. He was the youngest of seven children and was raised in a Roman Catholic household.

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Paul O'Grady


O’Grady’s career began in the late 1970s when he started performing as a drag queen under the stage name Lily Savage. He quickly gained a following and became a regular performer at venues across the UK. In 1989, he won the prestigious Perrier Comedy Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, which helped to launch his career in television.

O’Grady’s first major television role was as a presenter on the daytime show “The Big Breakfast” in the early 1990s. He quickly became known for his irreverent humor and larger-than-life personality, and he soon became one of the most popular presenters on British television.

In 2004, O’Grady launched his own chat show, “The Paul O’Grady Show,” which aired on ITV.

Paul O’Grady Death:

O’Grady’s sudden death was announced in a statement overnight from his partner Andre Portasio.

Mr Portasio said: ‘It is with great sadness that I inform you that Paul has passed away unexpectedly but peacefully yesterday evening.’

‘We ask, at this difficult time, that whilst you celebrate his life you also respect our privacy as we come to terms with this loss.

‘He will be greatly missed by his loved ones, friends, family, animals and all those who enjoyed his humour, wit and compassion.

‘I know that he would want me to thank you for all the love you have shown him over the years.’

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O’Grady’s partner pays tribute to his ‘humour, wit and compassion’

‘We ask, at this difficult time, that whilst you celebrate his life you also respect our privacy as we come to terms with this loss,’ Mr Portasio said.

 How Old Paul O’Grady?

Paul was born on June 14, 1955, in Birkenhead, United Kingdom.

Paul O’Grady Parents

Paul O’Grady was born to Mary Savage and Patrick Grady.

Paul O’Grady Siblings

Paul grew up with two siblings. His siblings are Brendan O’Grady and Sheila O’Grady.

Paul O’Grady Wife

O’Grady was married twice during his lifetime. He was married to Teresa Fernandes from 1977 to 2005. After Teresa, he got married to Andre Portasio in 2017 and was with him till he died.

Paul O’Grady Children:

O’Grady has a daughter called Sharon O’Grady. Sharon was born on May 16, 1974, to Paul  and Diane Jansen. Sharon is married to Philip Moseley, the coupe have been married since 2005. She is a mother of one. Her child is called Abel Moseley.

Paul O’Grady Net Worth 2023

Multiple reports peg his net worth at $8 million. He made his money from performances.

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