How did The Hairy Bikers become famous?
In 2010 the Hairy Bikers performed their sell-out BIG NIGHT OUT show in theatres across the UK. Directed by Bob Mortimer, it was a light-hearted mix of cooking and chat with some song and dance thrown in. It explored their youth, how they met and their shared love of food and travel.
What did The Hairy Bikers do before they were famous?
You both had very different careers when you first met – how did you discover that you shared such a passion for food? Si: We were both in the film industry when we met, Dave was a make-up and prosthetics artist and I was a locations director. We first met over a curry and we just started talking about food!
Who discovered The Hairy Bikers?
Simon and Dave discovered they had a lot in common over the years, including a love of motorbikes and cooking. In 2004 the pair began filming their first TV show as chefs, The Hairy Bikers’ Cookbook, which ran for four series.
What did Si King do before Hairy Bikers?
Simon King, 45
King (left in picture) worked in TV and film production before he joined up with Dave Myers for ‘The Hairy Bikers’ Cookbook’ eight years ago.
Where does Si from Hairy Bikers live?
Si lives near Newcastle and has three children.
Is Dave Myers a trained chef?
According to The Hairy Bikers website, the pair are “Big-hearted, down-to-earth cooks with a love of good food, they have been cooking together for more than twenty years. “ Therefore, it’s unlikely that Dave and Si are professionally trained chefs but are best described as experienced cooks.
What illness did the hairy biker have?
Hairy Bikers star Si King missed a TV appearance on BBC One’s Morning Live today (17 December) because he has coronavirus. The diagnosis was revealed by his fellow Hairy Biker, Dave Myers, who appeared on the show on his own. Host Gethin Jones greeted him, saying: “It’s lovely to see you, Dave.
Is Hairy Biker Si married?
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He was with his wife Jane for 27 years but revealed their relationship is now “in pieces” after the pressures of fame took its toll on their marriage. The 54-year-old revealed the pair “lost each other” as they focused on different priorities in their life.
How rich are the Hairy Bikers?
The same website puts Si’s net worth at a bonkers $400 million (£291 million) but we suspect that might be a bit generous, even if Si’s father was a former Royal Navy officer. All Famous Birthdays estimates he’s worth about $1.5 million (£1 million), which feels a bit more realistic.