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Inside Jimmy Carr’s private life with his girlfriend and unusually-named child-Laura Harman-Entertainment – Metro

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Inside Jimmy Carr’s private life with his girlfriend and unusually-named child-Laura Harman-Entertainment – Metro

Jimmy Carr fans want to know more about the comedian following his Netflix stand-up show (Photo by Thomas M Jackson/Getty Images)

In Jimmy Carr’s Netflix stand up show, Natural Born Killer, the star made several jokes about his son and girlfriend, and many viewers want to know more about his life off-stage.

Jimmy’s controversial Netflix special debuted this week and has already been met with marmite-like reviews.

The special has angered a lot of viewers, but to those who want him cancelled following this show, Jimmy has two words for you: ‘good luck’. 

During an appearance on The One Show on Tuesday, the comic, 51, said: ‘Some people are repelled by my jokes, and they’re sat at home now, writing to Points of View, trying to get me cancelled. Good luck.’

In his new show, the 8 out of 10 Cats star made several jokes referencing his girlfriend Karoline Copping and their young son. 

Here’s what we know…

Who is Jimmy Carr’s partner Karoline Copping?

The couple first got together in the early noughties (Picture: by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)

Karoline Copping is Jimmy Carr’s partner and mother of their son. The couple first began dating in 2001 but have never married.

Karoline is Canadian and worked as a TV Commissioning Editor for Channel 5. She has also worked for Channel 4 and has previously collaborated with her comedian partner on some of his projects. 

Karoline and Jimmy have attended many events together in the past two decades (Picture: Dave Benett)

How did Jimmy Carr and girlfriend Karoline meet?

When they first met apparently Karoline was not particularly interested in Jimmy and thought he was a misogynist. 

Recalling their first meeting, Jimmy told The Guardian in 2008: ‘We met at an audition. I went away from the meeting and called my manager and said, “I can’t work for that company because that girl is too attractive and I couldn’t concentrate on saying something funny.”

The couple have one son together (Picture: Mike Marsland/Mike Marsland/WireImage)

‘She went away and wrote a note saying, “He’s got one joke, he’s very misogynistic and he’s rubbish.” Then I saw her at a gig and I asked her out.’

Speaking about why they haven’t tied the knot he commented: ‘People ask why we’re not married but it’s just not something that I’d like to talk about. Karoline is a wonderful girl and it upsets her and I’m not prepared to do it.’

Does Jimmy Carr have children?

Jimmy has a son with Karoline named Rockefeller who was born in 2019. He did however confuse fans during his special as he spoke about his ‘children’ at one point, leading fans to think he had privately had a second child.

The comedian kept his son Rockefeller’s birth private for two years, so keeping a second child’s birth a secret wouldn’t be that out of character. At present he has not confirmed the birth of another child.

In 2021, Jimmy spoke about his son when he told comedians Rob Beckett and Josh Widdicombe, on the podcast Parenting Hell, that his partner had to have an emergency C-section. 

Opening up about the birth of his son, Jimmy said: ‘It was a terrifying morning because it was an emergency C-section.

The 8 Out of 10 Cats does Countdown star has only revealed he has one child (Picture: Channel 4)

‘And when they “emergency,” then you sort of take the guy to one side and go, “What do you mean, emergency? What’s the worst case scenario?”

‘And then they explain. Like, oh no that is legit frightening. We were very well taken care of, it was great. I don’t mind the gore and the guts of the thing so I was sort of in the business end as they sliced her open.

‘It was unbelievable.’

What is Jimmy Carr’s net worth?

Jimmy Carr’s net worth is estimated to be somewhere between £12-£25million.

The comedian works on several panel shows, has his own comedy tours and Netflix deals, has released two books, and has found fame in the UK and US. 

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