The actor wed his long-time girlfriend, former model Clair Meek, in a ceremony in Scotland in 2012, wearing a kilt for the occasion (Danny Dyer’s girlfriend caught the bouquet).In August 2013, the couple welcomed their second son Jude to the world, giving Harrison (born 2011) a little brother.Of his education, he states, "I never really recovered from the fact that the lecturers weren't paid to be nice to me.
Footlights set Bird on the road to stand-up comedy, and he honed his skills in several competitions, including the Chortle Awards, which he was disqualified from for basing his whole routine about the ridiculous demands imposed upon performers by sponsors Revels.
‘The Inbetweeners’ propelled him to stardom: he won the British Comedy Award for Best Male Newcomer in 2008 and the Best Actor award a year later.
Together with Bird and writing partner Sweet, they wrote Chickens, a satirical sketch about three conscientious objectors during World War I, which was a part of a proposed series, Comedy Showcase.
It debuted in September 2011 and a full series was commissioned.
He also played a maths teacher in an episode of sitcom ‘Threesome’, so he must have a thing for comedy set in the world of education.
Unlike Simon – who time and time again blew his chances with the ladies – Joe Thomas has no problems attracting members of the fairer sex.Crucially though, he became president of the university’s sketch comedy group, Footlights, which counts Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie as ex-members.A bit of a brain-box in his youth, Bird had a passion for word game Boggle, which is exactly the kind of thing you’d expect to find inside Will’s infamous briefcase.Even before he was a teenager, he was appearing in West End stage shows like ‘Whistle Down The Wind’ and even the multi-award-winning ‘Les Misérables’, which is the kind of humblebrag you’d half expect from Jay.(He also appeared in an advert for Hellmann’s mayonnaise, which is the kind of acting experience you’d expect Jay to actually have).No-hoper Inbetweener Simon has mined just about every embarrassment known to man, including but not limited to extreme vomiting, crap pillow talk and crimes against hair gel.