James Veitch Biography And Facts You Need To Know About The Comedian 

James Veitch is a renowned British comedian famed for his roles in the 2008 comedy-drama film – Middle of Nowhere. He is also known to have appeared in the 2006 movie Papa Joe, wherein he put up a brilliant performance.

Considered as one of the world’s funniest personalities, the comedian also plies his trade on Conan, a late-night talk show that airs in the United States. He was thrust into an immense fame in 2012 when he delighted viewers worldwide on the show.

In addition to his stint in the showbiz circle, James also makes a reasonable sum of money from writing. He is the brain behind Dot Con, a viral comic book which tells the story of how he plays scammers at their own expense. In the book, the comedian provided hilarious conversations he had with online imposters and how he often offers to help only if the recipient agrees to give him something in return.

For so many years, Veitch has been replying scam emails sent to him. He often shares how to take down email fraud on the YouTube television show Scamalot.

James Veitch Biography

The stand-up comedian was born on April 1, 1980, in the United Kingdom and this makes him a British citizen. He is yet to reveal the names of his parents, siblings, family members as well as information about his early life and ancestry.

However, we gathered that Veitch studied at Sarah Lawrence College, a private liberal arts college in the United States, and later at the University of Aberdeen, a public research university in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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James at an event (Image Source)

The British comedian debuted his solo comedy show in 2014 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Ever since then, he has grown to become one of the world’s most entertaining comedians to watch out for in the future.

The Scamalot star has also earned the admiration and praises of several media houses. Some time ago, The Guardian described him as “ahead of the poetic curve”, while The Scotsman described him as “a posh boy with few real-world friends”.

Facts You Need To Know About The Comedian 

His Love Life

The British comedian is still in the market, to the best of our knowledge. He may be off the market but there is no evidence to back this claim. Veitch is not married yet neither is he in an open relationship. The comedian appears to be focused on his career and not really ready to start up a relationship. As a very private individual, James Veitch has never spoken about his past affairs neither has he disclosed if he is dating or not.

Sexual Orientation

The scam baiter is not gay, he is straight. He may be living his life without a woman by his side but this doesn’t really suggest he is interested in people of his own gender. More so, he has never given us any reason to question his sexuality.

Net Worth – How Rich Is The Comedian?

The British comedian’s net worth could be under review as there’s no available information on it. Going by the number of years he has put in the showbiz, it is believed that he makes a reasonable sum of money from his career.

Body Measurements

At the moment, there’s no information about the comedian’s body measurements. His height, weight, and body statistics are yet to be made public. However, we can confirm that the color of the comedian’s hair is dark brown.


The stand-up comedian loves music as much as he loves his profession. He once shared on Facebook that he was learning drums.

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Veitch is known for saying a whole lot of things in unique ways. While many know him as a comedian, others see him as an orator. In the course of his profession, he has said so many things about life, the nature of the internet, and other random issues.

However, the comedian is popular for his quote about the internet. The statement reads: “The Internet is, like much of life, full to the brim with uncertainties. On the one hand, it’s allowed a doctor in Dubai to perform a life-saving operation on a patient in Peking. On the other hand, it also allows me to enroll a gerbil at Eton. I’m not sure where I stand is basically what I’m saying.”

Social Media Presence

James Veitch is very popular and active on social media. He enjoys a large following on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. He also has a personal YouTube channel where he reaches out to his fans. He became popular on YouTube after the video titled: Siri vs Alexa went viral.


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