John Barry Humphries was born in February 17, 1934 in Melbourne. He is a popular comedian who has gained much success in the Australian moves as well as the TV shows. Barry is also known as a versatile talent as he was also an artist, author, actor and satirist besides comedian.
Though his parents had no background in comedy and acting, he got attracted towards it. From his satires and comedies, his colleagues motivated him to make it as a profession. He started his professional career from 1955. Because of his unique way of presenting and the comedies, he became very popular in 1960s. His height of success increased when he got chance to play in the movies such as “Percy’s Progress”, “The Great Macarthy” and “Barry McKenzie Holds His Own”. Till now, he has appeared in more than 50 movies and most of them have been successful.
Barry’s performance in the show is described as one-man show. He has magic in him when he performed on the stage. His satires and the quotes made the audience laugh out loud. He has been very popular not only in his motherland but also in the foreign countries. His performances are well known in the Great Britain as well as in the USA. He has also appeared in many successful TV shows. Some of them are “The Dame Edna Experience”, “Dame Edna Kisses It Better” and “Dame Edna’s Hollywood”. These all TV shows were the comedy talk show, which attracted many people as well at that time.
Barry has already reached the age of 81 from 2015. He is a tall guy with the height of 5 feet 11 inch tall. Barry is certainly not a gay. In case of his marriage, he has been married four times. He got married for the first time when he was only 21 years old. But the relationship did not last long and they got divorced after two years. Then, he got married for the second time with Rosalind Tong in 1959. He got divorced with her in 1970. Diane Millstead became his third wife. He started dating with her from 1978 and got married in 1979. Their relation also lasted for 10 years. Then, Lizzie Spender became his girlfriend as well as wife later. They got married in 1990 and this relation has lasted till now. Barry has got four children altogether and he is living happily with his family.
Barry is of white ethnicity. His pictures can be found in the related sites as well. He has the net worth of $217 million, which has also made him one of the richest comedians in the world as well. He got retired from the entertainment business in 2012. Though he has retired, we can see him doing the work in this field till now. We have seen him in the industry from his young age. There has been news that he is having health issues lately. He wanted to give something to the industry before his death. Dead or alive, he would always be in our hearts forever. His works and the characters in which he played can be watched in YouTube. You can also follow him in twitter and Instagram. His biography is also available in Wikipedia.