The world knows and loves Iain Stirling as the hilarious commentator of the reality dating show Love Island UK, but he is so much more than just that. Iain Stirling is a comedian, television presenter, writer, and on top of it all, is a streamer on Twitch as well. He is also the author of his book Not F*cking Ready To Adult: A Totally Ill-informed Guide to Life. He has also hosted various other TV shows including Scoop and The Dog Ate My Homework, and is overall recognized for his comedic genius. He is also a producer for the CBBC show Help! My Supply Teacher Is Magic. He is a Scottish national of Caucasian ethnicity and is currently 33 years old. He stands 1.88 meters tall. He is on social sites Twitter with a very fitting handle, @iaindoesjokes and his Instagram is @iaindoesjokes.
Early Life and Career
Iain Stirling was born on the 27th of January in 1988, in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, as Iain Andrew Stirling. He was brought up and spent his childhood in Edinburgh, and his schooling years were completed in Edinburgh as well. In his final year at the University of Edinburgh, he tried his hand in stand-up comedy and was greeted with almost immediate success as he made it to the finals of the Paramount Funniest Student and the Chortle Student Comedian Of The Year. The Scotsman called him one of Scotland’s “hottest newcomers” after spotting him perform in front of an audience of 750 at the Glasgow fruit market. Stirling is now a regular in comedy gigs all over the United Kingdom – some of his gigs include gigs in bigshot clubs like The Stand, both in Edinburgh and in Glasgow, and The Comedy Store, both in Manchester and in London, along with other smaller clubs like Off The Kerb and many more. He has appeared in notable comedy shows like Stand Up Central by Comedy Central, and Comedy Bus. He has also presented for many shows, including Russell Howard’s Good News and CelebAbility, and has starred in quite a television series like Drunk History and Weekend. Stirling voiced over the 2018 BAFTA Awards and has toured with Russell Kane to open for his Posturing Delivery.
Stirling went to high school at Liberton High School, Edinburgh. He attended the University of Edinburgh, from where he graduated with a degree in law.
As of 2021, Iain Sterling’s estimated net worth approximates to 4 million US dollars.
Stirling is married to Irish television presenter, actress, and model Laura Whitmore. Stirling started dating the Grace & Goliath star in 2017 and tied the knot in secret sometime during the covid pandemic lockdown in 2020. Stirling and Whitmore reportedly have a child together.
Stirling streams himself playing FIFA games on his Twitch channel, and has over 44,000 followers so far! It is also astonishing that Stirling opts to spell his last name as Stirling with an ‘i’ instead of Sterling with an ‘e’.
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