Craig Ferguson

Craig Ferguson is a Scottish American TV host, comedian, and actor. He is best known for working with CBS Networks, where he used to be the host of “The Late Late Show.” Working with CBS Networks in 2014-15, Craig rose to fame and has hosted numerous events and live shows. He has been awarded two Daytime Emmy Awards for his exceptional performance.

Well, how well do you know about Craig Ferguson? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Craig Ferguson’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Craig Ferguson to date.

Biography and Early Life

Craig Ferguson was born on 17th May 1962 in Glasgow, Scotland. His father, Robert Ferguson, originally belonged to Scotland. His mother’s name was Janet Ferguson. Craig grew up in the town of Cumbernauld and was always interested in pursuing theatre. Craig used to perform music and even stand up comedy in his initial days. Craig also used to be a part of a band named “Night Creatures,” where he used to be the drummer.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Craig Ferguson in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Craig Ferguson’s age is 59 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 17 May 1962. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 187.9 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 180 lbs in Pound and 81 kg in Kilograms.


Craig Ferguson went to Cumbernauld High School. However, he dropped out of his school at the age of sixteen and started working as an electronics technician at a factory. He has not revealed any information about his University life.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Now coming to the personal life of Craig Ferguson, Craig is currently married to Megan Wallace Cunningham. The couple got married in 2008 and were blessed with a son in early 2011. However, Craig was married to Anne Hogarth in 1983, but his marriage did not last long, and the couple was soon divorced in 1986, just after three years of their marriage. He was once again married to Sasha Corwin, with whom he had his first son named Milo.

Is Craig Ferguson Gay?

No, Craig Ferguson is not gay. He was married to three different women in his life and is even father to two sons. This clearly proves that Craig is not gay.

Professional Career

Craig Ferguson started his professional career in the UK trying various things like acting, music, musical theaters, stand-up comedy etc. After working for a couple of years, Craig moved to Los Angeles in 1994. In the USA, he was able to get work quickly and became a part of a comedy show, “Maybe This Time.” However, Craig’s big break came in 1996 when he was selected to star in “The Drew Carry Show.” In the show, Craig’s character was loved all over America because of Craig’s Scottish accent.

In 2004, Craig started working with CBS Networks and became the host of The Late Late Show. With Craig’s spectacular performance, the show soon became famous and even had an average viewership of 2 million at a time. In 2013, Craig hosted the famous game show, “Celebrity Name Game,” for which he has won a Peabody Award.


Having delivered some spectacular performances, Craig has been able to win some of the most prestigious awards in his life. For working on the Late Late Show, Craig was awarded Peabody Award for his exceptional work. He has also won Daytime Emmy Award for successfully hosting Celebrity Name Game. Some of his other award nominations are listed below:

  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program (Nominated)
  • British Independent Film Award for Best Screenplay (Nominated)
  • Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album (Nominated)

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Craig Ferguson in 2021

As of 2021, The net worth of Craig Ferguson is found out to be somewhat around $40 Million. He has earned a significant part of his net worth by being a successful TV host. Getting a salary of $9 million per annum, Craig has made his net worth so significant.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Craig Ferguson started doing stand-up comedy shows because one of his friends, Peter Capaldi, insisted on him.
  • Craig got his US Citizenship in 2008, and he even broadcast his complete swearing-in ceremony on his show.
  • Many of his fans don’t know this fact, but he is a published author whose first book is called Between the bridge.
  • He was once an alcoholic but is now recovering from addiction.
  • His favorite sports team is Patrick Thistle, which is an American football team.
  • He once had a phobia of flying, but he has now overcome it (by flying).
  • He once announced publicly that he will retire as a talk show host at the end of 2014 season.
  • He was a drummer in a rock band called Exposure, and later joined a band called The Bastards From Hell.

Craig Ferguson is a multi-talented artist who has achieved a lot during his time in the industry. Besides being a successful TV host, Craig is also an excellent drummer and a novelist. His wide range of skills shows how gifted Craig is. He has been doing a fantastic job on the telly and can be an exemplar for many young struggling people out there.

  1. Nora M Martinis July 30, 2021 at 8:42 pm

Facts of Craig Ferguson

  • Gender Male
  • full nameCraig Ferguson
  • birthplaceGlasgow, Scotland
  • Date of Birth May 17, 1962
  • Age 62 years 1 months
  • Horoscope Taurus
  • Lucky Number 4
  • Lucky Stone Emerald
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn
  • nationalityScottish, American
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$40 Million
  • professionTV Host, Comedian
  • weightIn Kilograms – 81 Kg, In Pounds – 180 lbs
  • heightIn Centimeters – 187.9 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6’ 2″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorBlue
  • high schoolCumbernauld High School

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