Are I’m A Celeb star Vernon Kay and Peter Kay related?

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Presenter Vernon Kay is currently keeping us all entertained on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!

The famed TV host, who is married to Tess Daly, has been lighting up the screen with his wit as he battles the elements at chilly Gwrych Castle in North Wales, alongside the like of Olympian Sir Mo Farah, EastEnders star Jessica Plummer and author Giovanna Fletcher.

However, viewers are now wondering if the funny celeb has funny in the family, and many want to know if the star is related to comedian Peter Kay.


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Are Vernon Kay and Peter Kay related?

Over the years many have looked for answers as to whether Peter Kay and Vernon Kay are related.

However, although they of course have the same last name, they are unfortunately not part of the same family tree.

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The are even both northerners from Bolton, despite not being related.

Why do people think Vernon Kay and Peter Kay are related?

The reasons why people believe the pair to be related are obvious.

Firstly they have the same surname, and secondly because they are born and raised in Bolton.


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The duo are also both funny. Vernon may not be a professional comedian but he definitely has the comic timing to suit the profession and give Peter a run for his money.

Have Vernon Kay and Peter Kay worked together before?

Although they have not worked together, it does seem that Vernon is a big fan of Peter’s comedy shows and frequently goes to watch him in action.

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The are close in age, Peter is 47 and Vernon is 45, and both from Bolton, which means it is very likely that they have crossed paths.

Vernon is also very close to Peter’s best friend, Take Me Out Presenter Paddy McGuinness.

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