Mark Clifford Thomas is an English comedian, journalist, presenter and political satirist from south London, England, UK. In the late 1980s, Mark became recognized as a comedian on the BBC Radio comedy show The Mary White-house Experience. He is publicly known for the political skills on The Mark Thomas Comedy Product, a political show on Channel 4. He marks out himself as a free will anarchist.
Mark Thomas was born on 11th April 1963 in South London. His father was an ex-lay preacher & self-employed builder, and his mother was a midwife who is trained to assist women in childbirth. Mark has a marital relationship with Jenny, who is a TV producer by profession. His children are Charlie and Izzy.
Mark Thomas net worth
Mark Clifford Thomas is a famous comedian and renowned reporter whose net worth is approximate $2.2 million. Estimation of his net worth comes from his reporting career as well as a humorist. Thomas gets also paid by sponsorship, advertisements, endorsement, presenting and so on.
Mark Thomas owns several luxurious apartments and commercial properties in London. His permanent residence is situated at his hometown South London, England, UK. Other than this he is the owner of luxurious imported cars.
Mark Thomas Education:
Mark attended the Macaulay Church of England Primary School, Victoria Rise, Clapham until 1974. After that, he attended the Christ’s Hospital School and completed his O-levels and A-levels. Then he won a scholarship and got a degree in Theater Arts at Bretton Hall College in 1981. After his graduation, he hunted his comedy career.
Some of His Best Works:
Mark Thomas joined comedy series Saturday Zoo as the resident stand-up comic and also co-presented the famous comedy talk show Loose Talk with Kevin Day on Radio 1. He appeared on one episode of Have I Got News for You. Besides that, Thomas founded the Cutting Edge show.He was given some awards for his remarkable works.
Time Out Comedy Award (1990)
Perrier Comedy Award Nominee (1992)
Kurdish National Congress Medal of Honor- 2002(for his campaign against building a dam in Turkey)
International Service Award for the Global Defence of Human Rights – 2004.
Some of his notable live tours are –
100 Acts of Minor Dissent (2013)
The Red Shed (2017)
Mark Thomas as Business Model:
Mark gained his biggest popularity, income for The Mark Thomas Product, a political comedy show where Mark responds to various political issues. During his career, he has presented many live tours. The latest tour was under the title Trespass in 2015. His 2014 Endorsements are with Oklahoma Second Amendment Association. This talented activist cum journalist was enlisted in The Guinness Book of Records for Most Number of Political Demonstrations in 24 hours in 2006 and 2010.
-Mark is very active politically and works with ‘War on Want’ in India, and he examines human rights violations in Columbia.
-Mark Thomas has appeared at numerous comedy benefit nights, and he is a well-established stand-up comedian in the UK.
-Mark is the chairman of the Ilısu Dam Campaign.Thomas once hounded MP Nicholas Soames for his tax avoidance. His investigation into the practice of avoiding tax efficiently led the then Chancellor, Gordon Brown to change the rule. This is considered one of his greatest contributions to the society through his works.
-Mark’s latest radio project Bravo Figaro, a solo stand-up show, is currently enjoying a run on BBCRadio 4.
-As a columnist, originated ‘Belching Out the Devil, which expose the Coca-Cola Company.
Mark Thomas is a man of exertion. He does far more than just talking about how to change the earth. Mark Thomas is not only a comedian, but he is also a political campaigner and a reporter. Mark is an Atheist. He opposed against having a state-funded funeral for Margaret Thatcher. Mark is widely recognized as one of the most uncompromising comedians in the last two decades, who has an excellent capability of combining comedy with political views. As an artist, he regularly uses comedy in his works, and he became very popular with the audience within a short period.