Matt Lucas was shocked to discover his ancestor featured in Anne Frank's famous diary (Image: BBC/Wall to Wall Media Ltd/Stephen Perry)

Matt Lucas Illness And Health Update 2022; Alopecia Diagnosis; Where Is He Now?

Anxious fans are curious about Matt Lucas Illness after the Britsh bake-off recently revealed his auto-immune condition.

Matt Lucas is a British actor, television presenter, writer, and comedian who rose to prominence in the limelight after appearing on Celebrity Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? and claimed £62,500 for the charity.

Lucas captivated the readers’ attention after working with David Walliams on the BBC sketch comedy series Little Britain and Come Fly With Me. 

As an actor, Matt has appeared in films, including Alice in Wonderland, Bridesmaids, Small Apartments, and Paddington.

Raised in the Jewish culture, Matt is a patron of the Karen Morris Memorial Trust, a UK charity for leukemia patients and their families.

The television presenter released a reworked version of his “Baked Potato Song” from Shooting Stars titled “Thank You Baked Potato,” with all proceeds from the track going towards the Feed NHS campaign, which aims to provide meals for NHS workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK.

Matt Lucas Illness And Health Update 2022

According to sources, Matt Lucas is suffering from Alopecia.

The actor on his social media shared a post by a young fan who bravely posted a photo of himself having lost all his hair. Sources revealed that he had Alopecia since childhood and lost all of his hair at six.

He has shared his experience living with alopecia areata (hair loss). In a recent interview, Matt disclosed that he got diagnosed as a youngster.

The television personality began to lose his hair two years later, in 1980. Matt wrote, “everything and anything else that he was eclipsed by the fact that I was the little boy in town with absolutely no hair.”

The Great British Bake Off fans applauded Matt Lucas on Tuesday’s episode
The Great British Bake Off fans applauded Matt Lucas on Tuesday’s episode (Source: OK)

Matt’s battle with Alopecia begins with discussing his journey in his memoir, Little Me. He explained that doctors initially believed the condition came from shock after he was “knocked down by a car” during a family holiday to Portugal.

The Great British Bake Off star learned to live with the condition as there is no known cure. 

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Where Is Matt Lucas Now?

From 2012 to 2015, Matt Lucas lived with his Bridesmaids co-star Rebel Wilson in West Hollywood.

Matt Lucas lives in London. He was born on March 5, 1974, in the Paddington area of London.

The actor studied at Aylward Primary School and Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys School. Later, between 1992 and 1995, he studied drama at the University of Bristol, although he did not complete his degree.

Matt spent time with the National Youth Theatre, where he met his future collaborator David Walliams. The actor has appeared in the music video, including the Damien Hirst-directed video for Blur‘s “Country House.

The Great Bake-off star ventured into stage musicals in 2002 when he took a role in Boy George’s musical Taboo at The Venue in London. 

In January 2005, Radio Times named Lucas and Walliams the most influential people in TV comedy.

Matt Lucas Family

Matt married his former husband, Kevin McGee, a television producer. The tv presenter tied the knot within 200, and just after two years got separated.

Matt's ex-husband Kevin McGee
Matt’s ex-husband Kevin McGee
Source: The SUN

The actor was born to his parents, Diana (née Williams; born 1945) and chauffeuring business owner John Stanley Lucas.

Matt’s family was Jewish; some of his mother’s family fled Nazi Germany just before the Second World War. He obtained German citizenship and collected a Certificate of Naturalisation from the German embassy.

The television personality’s autobiography, Little Me, was made available by Canongate Books. On June 7, 2018, the paperback edition was made public.

His show, The Great British Bake Off, was appreciated by viewers, and he emerged as the new co-host of Channel 4 and Love Productions television.

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