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Simon Brodkin Biography
English comedian Simon Benjamin Brodkin (born September 29, 1977) appears in comedy television shows as well as on the stand-up comedy circuit. He is best known for portraying the upbeat chav Lee Nelson, but he also plays other comedic roles like Jason Bent, a footballer from Liverpool. Since 2004, he has been performing solo stand-up. He has also written for and had appearances on the television programs Lee Nelson’s Well Good Show in 2010, Lee Nelson’s Well Funny People in 2013, and Al Murray’s Multiple Personality Disorder in 2009. Brodkin is a physician as well.
Simon Brodkin Early Life
On September 29, 1977, in Camden Town, London, Brodkin was born. In the London Borough of Camden, Brodkin attended the exclusive University College School, Hampstead. At the University of Manchester, Brodkin completed his medical studies in 2001. He worked as a doctor in the hospitals of Manchester until 2007, when he switched to a full-time stand-up comedy career.
Simon Brodkin Career
Simon Brodkin: Everyone But Himself was the title of Brodkin’s debut stand-up comedy performance, which took place at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in the year 2006.
In most of Brodkin’s stand-up routines, the character of Lee Nelson, played by Brodkin, interacts with the audience by telling them about his life, asking them questions, and then responding with responses that reflect his world view, his own ignorance, or his own attitudes that are stereotypically antisocial. Brodkin’s stand-up routines can be found on Netflix. His performance is full of slang words and phrases.
During the by-election that took place in South Shields in 2013, he participated in the election under the guise of Lee Nelson. He made the decision to step down after learning that the BBC’s policy of maintaining impartiality would have prevented them from airing his broadcasts during the election campaign.
Brodkin also portrays a variety of other characters, such as Jason Bent, a dimwitted Premiership footballer who speaks with a Merseyside accent. Dr. Bob, a sleazy and inept guy, was one of the other characters that have appeared.
Brodkin has been playing stand-up as himself throughout the past few years, and he is currently on tour with his new show Troublemaker until the end of 2021, with additional dates added for 2022.
Simon Brodkin Age
At this moment of writing Simon Brodkin is 44 years of age (September 29, 1977)
Simon Brodkin Networth
The amount of $5 million dollars is what is currently thought to be Simon Brodkin’s net worth. As a successful comedian, Simon Brodkin has racked up a sizeable amount of wealth for himself. The total value of Simon Brodkins’s properties, or his net income, is approximately $5 million.
Simon Brodkin Income Source
Simon Brodkin Award
Because of his performance in Edinburgh of the show titled “Everyone but Himself,” he was given the Writers’ Guild Award for Best Newcomer.