Elliott Spencer was born in May 1987 and from Southampton, England. He is a Comedy Writer, Photographer, Social Media Personality, and best know as the Husband of Stephen Fry.
Stephen is an English actor, comedian, and writer, he was born in Hampstead, London. In his career, he hosted the 2001 and 2002 British Academy Awards (BAFTAS), which have been their 2 most successful years.
Furthermore, Fry was a regular guest on the BBC quiz Have I Got News for You (1990). In 1987, he was nominated for Broadway’s Tony Award as one of several writers, including the deceased L. Arthur Rose and Douglas Furber as well as collaborator Mike Ockrent, as Best Book (Musical) for “Me and My Girl.”.
Besides acting he penned down four novels and three volumes of autobiography, Moab Is My Washpot, The Fry Chronicles, and More Fool Me.
Who is Elliott Spencer?
He is a Comedy Writer, Photographer, and Husband of Stephen Fry. In January 2015, he tied the knot with Stephen in Dereham, Norfolk, the duo has a 30 year age gap and Elliott’s father is the same age as his husband Stephen.
During The Jonathan Ross Show, Fry revealed that he knew his partner Elliot and wanted to spend the rest of his life with him. Later, in an Interview with The Jonathan Ross Show, Stephen Fry told that “We met at a friend’s house and I knew pretty much straight away that this was someone I wanted to spend, what I considered, the rest of my life with,” and added, “Whether he thought the same because he’s got rather a lot more to go than me.”
In a video for charity Proud2Be, Stephen spoked about his sexuality he said “I’m not proud because I think being gay is better than being anything else but I think it’s a wonderful thing to be in love and you follow your heart,” then he added “Desire is wonderful and you follow whatever gland it is that controls your desire.”
Stephen concluded the statement with “I would never apologize for being born the way I was and for feeling the way I do.”
After marrying his partner Elliot, Stephen wrote on Twitter “It looks as though a certain cat is out of a certain bag. I’m very very happy of course but had hoped for a private wedding. Fat chance!.”
In 2017, Stephen credited his husband Elliot Spencer with helping to provide him with a vital support system when it comes to dealing with his mental health. Stephen, who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, opens up about his experiences in a new film for Heads Together, a mental health awareness initiative, the movie includes star cast such as Andrew Flintoff and Professor Green, as well as The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry.
How Stephen Fry Proposed Elliott Spencer
The pair were at a meal at a restaurant in London when Stephen decided to pop the question – using a fork to ‘reveal’ the ring.
In an Interview with Independent, he said “I bought a ring, and waited for him to pop off to the loo and put the ring on the prongs of a fork so that he would see it as he started to eat. I thought it would be charming,” he said, adding that he became nervous when Spencer didn’t immediately notice the ring,” and added “Of course, he came back and he started chatting and he started playing with the fork and I thought, ‘For God’s sake, look at the fork!’”
Later, Stephen said “And then I thought: ‘He’s going to pick it up and the ring is going to fly off into that lady’s soup…’ But fortunately he just in time caught sight of it and it was a very teary and splendid moment,” and, “I thought he would say yes,” Fry admitted, and joked that he “didn’t mind” the age-gap between them. “I keep forgetting about it.”
How old is he? He was born in May 1987 and from Southampton, England, he is 33 years old as of 2020.
He was born to Robert (Father) and Melinda Spencer (Mother).
His Net Worth is $200K USD as of 2020. He stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 69KG.
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