Craig Joseph Charles (born 11 July 1964) is a British actor, television presenter and DJ. He played Dave Lister in the science fiction sitcom Red Dwarf and Llyod Mullaney in the soap opera Coronation Street as a funk and soul DJ on BBC Radio 6 Music and BBC Radio 2 and as the presenter of the gladiator-style game show Robot Wars from 1998 to 2004.
Charles first appeared on television as a performance Poet which led to minor presenting roles. After finding fame in Red Dwarf, he regularly featured on national television with celebrity appearances on many popular shows while he continued to host a wide variety of programmes.
|Net Worth||$2.5 million|
|Date of Birth||11th July 1964|
Craig Charles Net Worth and Salary in 2019
Craig Charles is an English actor, comedian, author, poet, DJ, and television presenter who has a net worth of $2.5 million.
In July 1994, Charles and a friend were arrested and remanded in custody for three months on a rape charge. In March 1995, both men were acquitted in their trial. After being cleared, Charles spoke of the need to restore anonymity for those accused of rape. He stated that “the fact that my name and address along with my picture can appear on the front of the papers before the so-called ‘victim’ has even signed a statement proves that anonymity for rape defendants is a must and that the law must be changed.” While in prison, Charles was attacked by a man wielding a makeshift knife.
Craig Joseph Charles (born 11 July 1964) is a British actor, television presenter and DJ. … He has toured the UK extensively as a stand-up comedian. Charles has hosted The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show on BBC radio since 2002, and performs DJ sets at numerous clubs and festivals, nationally and internationally.
Early Life and Educational History
Craig Charles was born to a multiracial family in Liverpool on the 11th of July 1964. His father was Guyanese and his mother was Irish. Charles grew up on the Cantril Farm estate and went to school with Micky Quinn, who grew up to be a professional footballer for a dozen clubs between 1979 and 1996.
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