How old is Noel Fielding, when did the Great British Bake Off host start dating girlfriend Lliana Bird and when was their baby born?

5 March 2019, 12:08 | Updated: 5 March 2019, 12:18

Noel Fielding at British Comedy Awards 2011

GBBO is back on for another celeb special - and bringing plentiful puns are hosts Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig.

But while viewers of the GBBO are usually distracted by Noel's unusual and quirky shirts, everyone is wanting to know more about the presenter's personal life.

So, who is Noel Fielding, is he married to Lliana Bird and when was their baby born? Here's everything you need to know about the Bake Off 2019 star...

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How old is Noel Fielding and how did his TV career start?

Noel Fielding was born on 21 May 1973, making him 45 years old.

He grew up in London and went to Croydon School of Art, branching into stand-up in the 1990s.

It was then that he met comedy partner Julian Barrett, and the pair created The Mighty Boosh.

Noel Fielding Julian Barratt The Mighty Boosh

Noel and his comedy partner Julian Barratt performing on stage (Picture: Getty)

Their show - The Boosh - for BBC London was well received, and became their BBC Three show which ran from 2004 to 2007.

You may also know Noel from The IT Crowd, Nathan Barley, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Garth Marenghi's Dark Place, or his solo show Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy.

On top of his TV work, the comedian is an artist, and is in a band called Loose Tapestries with Kasabian's Serge Pizzorno.

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Noel Fielding and girlfriend Lliana Bird

Noel and his partner Lliana welcomed a new baby in April 2018 (Picture: Getty)

Who is Noel Fielding's girlfriend Lliana Bird and when was their baby born? 

Noel became a dad for the first time in April 2018, and the alleged name - Dali - was chosen after the artist Salvador.

He and his partner Lliana Bird have been together for eight years, and it's not known whether they've tied the knot.

Lliana, 37, is a Radio X DJ, author, and activist.