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How Old Is Russ Kane?

by | 13th, March 2014

HOW old is comedian Russ Kane?

Last weekend, the Sunday Times told us:

Kane, 33, is an Edinburgh Comedy award-winning comedian and television presenter with 557,000 Twitter followers who has fronted three shows on BBC3. Since Tony Hall, the corporation’s director-general, announced that he planned to close the BBC’s only television channel aimed at 16 to 34-year-olds he has become a crusader for the rights of the “yoof”.

Kane is of his audience.

 “No one listens to us, no one gives a sh*t about us,” he says. “We’re one of the few countries where our young people don’t go out protesting. We’re too busy ‘neknominating’ [taking part in an online drinking game] each other and waxing our eyebrows off. So the problem is that we have a very quiet voice and you injure the group who is less likely to hit back.”

Wikipedia says Kane is old than 33:

Russell Kane (born 19 August 1975)

That makes him 38 .

The Guardian notes:

Born: Enfield, 1980.

In 2010, the Southend Standard reported on the local boy done good:

The award-winning funnyman has always claimed to love his hometown, and will put his money where his mouth is when he weds fiancee Sadie Hasler in a low-key ceremony at South-church Hall on Saturday… The comedian was best man at his friend Scott Norbury’s wedding in 2000, and now Mr Norbury is returning the favour.

He said: “Russell actually did a stand-up routine at my wedding, but I think I’ll just stick to a speech. I’ve known Russell for 25 years since we went to primary school in Enfield. We lost touch and then met up again through mutual friends. Russell’s done

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