Greg Davies in The Cleaner - but how tall is he?

The Cleaner viewers are obsessed with Greg Davies’ height – how tall IS he?

He is very, very tall indeed

| Updated:

New Greg Davies comedy series The Cleaner continues on BBC One – and viewers are obsessed with how tall Greg is!

During last week’s opening show, search for ‘How tall is Greg Davies’ show through the Google roof!

The comedian and actor, famous for his role in Man Down, Taskmaster and The Inbetweeners is notoriously tall.

Read on to learn just how tall he actually is – and a world of other interesting facts.

Greg Davies in The Cleaner - how tall is he?
Greg as Wicky in The Cleaner (Credit: BBC)

What is Greg Davies famous for?

Greg Davies is a Welsh stand-up comedian and actor.

Viewers probably know him best for his roles as Greg in We Are Klang, Mr Gilbert in The Inbetweeners, Ken Thompson in Cuckoo and Dan Davies in Man Down.

Greg has also portrayed King Hydroflax in a 2015 episode of Doctor Who.

Read more: Katherine Ryan lands own Amazon Prime Video series celebrating stand-up comedy

He has fronted Taskmaster since the show started in 2015.

Greg is well known for his guest appearances on Mock the Week, Would I Lie to You? and 8 Out of 10 Cats, too.

In July 2020, he won a BAFTA for the ninth series of Taskmaster.

Greg Davies stars in The Cleaner, but how tall is he?
Greg is a man-mountain (Credit:

How tall is Greg Davies? What is his net worth?

Greg Davies is said to have a net worth of £3.5million.

The Inbetweeners movie, in which he reprised his role as Mr Gilbert, grossed £64.8million at the box office, compared to the production budget of £3.5 million.

Greg is a staggering six foot eight inches.

That’s more than two metres!

The comedian also has size 13 feet.

Greg describes being tall as “tedious” because of the “prepared jokes” he hears all the time.

He said on Mock the Week: “Let me give you an example: I’m often asked ‘how’s the weather up there?'”

He revealed he has genuinely been “offered a job changing light bulbs”.

So yes, Greg Davies is very tall indeed… just don’t mention it too much.

How old is he?

Greg was born on May 14, 1968 in Flintshire, Wales.

He is currently 52 years old.

Greg Davies starred in Man Down
Greg in Man Down (Credit: Channel 4)

Did he used to be a teacher?

Greg used to be a teacher, and used his old job as inspiration for Man Down.

After filming, he said: “It was strange being back in the classroom.

“The reason it was strange is because the classroom that we filmed in was my real classroom when I was a teacher.

“It was a bit like therapy.”

Greg was educated at Thomas Adams School in Wem, and Brunel University in Uxbridge, London.

After studying English and Drama, he became a teacher.

Greg taught secondary school Drama and English for 13 years at Langleywood School in Slough, Orleans Park School in Twickenham, and Sandhurst School in Sandhurst.

But a career in comedy was calling him…

Greg Davies Taskmaster - Height and partner details
Greg in the award-winning Taskmaster (Credit: Channel 4)

Is Greg Davies married or single?

Greg tends to keep his love life private.

But we do know he was in a relationship with Labour Party MP Liz Kendall for eight years.

The relationship ended in 2015.

Read more: Sarah Millican on tour with Bobby Dazzler: What did she do before comedy and is she single?

At the time, Labour leadership contender Liz revealed they’d split a few weeks before the General Election.

She insisted they “remained really good friends”.

Who is the guest star on episode two of The Cleaner?

Each week features an impressive celebrity name – last week it was Helena Bonham Carter, this week it’s David Mitchell.

In the episode called ‘The Writer’, David plays an ‘extremely pompous and important’ author, Terence Redford, who is trying to write his latest masterpiece.

He is finding it difficult to concentrate – partly because of writer’s block and partly because his grandmother has recently burnt to death in his living room.

Wicky arrives to ‘clean up’ and attempts to give Terrence a sense of perspective.

Leave us a comment on our Facebook page @EntertainmentDailyFix and let us know what you think of this story.

Related Topics